Stobart Group Limited (STOB) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 36 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Stobart Group Limited (STOB) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Highlights

Stobart Group Limited (Stobart) is an infrastructure and support services company that operates across biomass energy, railway maintenance, and aviation sectors besides maintaining investments in national property and logistics portfolio. The company owns and operates London Southend Airport and Carlisle Lake District Airport. It also performs sourcing and processing of fuel to biomass plants through long-term contracts. In addition, Stobart also provides rail network maintenance, repair and improvement. The company’s infrastructure business holds non controlling interest in aviation and logistics business. The company caters distribution and warehousing requirements of majority of the UK’s businesses with its trailers and warehousing capabilities. Stobart is headquartered in Warrington, the UK.

Stobart Group Limited Key Recent Developments

Mar 24, 2015: Stobart Group Limited Biomass Fuel Supply Agreements
Mar 03, 2015: Stobart: Biomass Supply Agreement and Trading Update
Jan 26, 2015: Stobart Group: Long-term Supply Agreement with Glennmont Partners on 40.0MWe Biomass Plant
Sep 30, 2013: Stobart Group Ltd : Stobart Biomass Supply Contract
Jun 28, 2013: RPS Application Secures Permission for BWSC’s Widnes CHP Plant 28 June 2013

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Stobart Group Limited - Key Facts 6
Stobart Group Limited - Key Employees 7
Stobart Group Limited - Key Employee Biographies 8
Stobart Group Limited - Major Products and Services 9
Stobart Group Limited - History 10
Stobart Group Limited - Company Statement 12
Stobart Group Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 – Company Analysis 15
Stobart Group Limited - Business Description 15
Stobart Group Limited - SWOT Analysis 16
SWOT Analysis - Overview 16
Stobart Group Limited - Strengths 16
Strength - Business Performance: Stobart Energy Segment 16
Strength - Improved solvency position 16
Strength - Business Performance: Stobart Aviation 16
Stobart Group Limited - Weaknesses 17
Weakness - Declining Profitability 17
Weakness - Declining Cash Reserves 17
Stobart Group Limited - Opportunities 18
Opportunity - New Contracts 18
Opportunity - Growth in Bioenergy Sector: the UK 18
Stobart Group Limited - Threats 19
Threat - Increasing Competition for Infrastructure Projects 19
Threat - Stringent Environmental Regulations 19
Threat - Cost Overruns 19
Stobart Group Limited - Key Competitors 20
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 22
Performance Chart 23
Financial Performance 23
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 25
Stobart Group Limited, Recent Deals Summary 26
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 27
Mar 24, 2015: Stobart Group Limited Biomass Fuel Supply Agreements 27
Mar 03, 2015: Stobart: Biomass Supply Agreement and Trading Update 28
Jan 26, 2015: Stobart Group: Long-term Supply Agreement with Glennmont Partners on 40.0MWe Biomass Plant 29
Dec 02, 2014: Stobart Energy and Imperative Energy build strong biomass partnership 30
Nov 21, 2014: DLA Piper advises Stobart Group on Widnes biomass plant 31
Section 5 – Appendix 32
Methodology 32
Ratio Definitions 32
About GlobalData 36
Contact Us 36
Disclaimer 36

List of Tables

Stobart Group Limited, Key Facts 6
Stobart Group Limited, Key Employees 7
Stobart Group Limited, Key Employee Biographies 8
Stobart Group Limited, Major Products and Services 9
Stobart Group Limited, History 10
Stobart Group Limited, Subsidiaries 14
Stobart Group Limited, Key Competitors 20
Stobart Group Limited, Ratios based on current share price 21
Stobart Group Limited, Annual Ratios 22
Stobart Group Limited, Interim Ratios 24
Stobart Group Limited, Recent Deals Summary 26
Currency Codes 32
Capital Market Ratios 32
Equity Ratios 33
Profitability Ratios 33
Cost Ratios 34
Liquidity Ratios 34
Leverage Ratios 35
Efficiency Ratios 35

List of Figures

Stobart Group Limited, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 23
Stobart Group Limited, Ratio Charts 25


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