Ladbrokes PLC (LAD) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 32 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Ladbrokes PLC (LAD) - 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.


Ladbrokes PLC (Ladbrokes) is a betting and gaming company that offers wide range of betting and gaming services through its retail, digital and telephone operations. The company owns and operates several betting shops across Ireland, UK, Belgium and Spain. It offers traditional Over the Counter betting on horse and greyhound racing, football, sports such as basketball and volleyball, and by machines. Ladbrokes also offers betting and gaming services through the digital, digital-mobile and telephone services. The company’s sports betting and gaming services are available 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. Ladbrokes is headquartered in Harrow, Middlesex, the UK.

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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
Ladbrokes PLC - Key Facts 6
Ladbrokes PLC - Key Employees 7
Ladbrokes PLC - Key Employee Biographies 8
Ladbrokes PLC - Major Products and Services 9
Ladbrokes PLC - History 10
Ladbrokes PLC - Company Statement 12
Ladbrokes PLC - Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15
Joint Venture 15
Section 2 – Company Analysis 16
Ladbrokes PLC - Business Description 16
Ladbrokes PLC - Corporate Strategy 17
Ladbrokes PLC - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
Ladbrokes PLC - Strengths 18
Strength - Multi Channel Offering 18
Strength - Market Leading Position 18
Strength - Established Brand 18
Strength - Business Performance: UK Retail 18
Ladbrokes PLC - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Working Capital Deficit 19
Weakness - Substantial Presence of Debt 19
Ladbrokes PLC - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Growing Gaming Industry 20
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 20
Opportunity - New Product Launches 20
Ladbrokes PLC - Threats 21
Threat - Competitive Environment 21
Threat - Foreign Exchange Risks 21
Threat - Regulatory Framework 21
Ladbrokes PLC - Key Competitors 22
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 24
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
Section 4 – Appendix 28
Methodology 28
Ratio Definitions 28
About GlobalData 32
Contact Us 32
Disclaimer 32

List of Tables

Ladbrokes PLC, Key Facts 6
Ladbrokes PLC, Key Employees 7
Ladbrokes PLC, Key Employee Biographies 8
Ladbrokes PLC, Major Products and Services 9
Ladbrokes PLC, History 10
Ladbrokes PLC, Subsidiaries 15
Ladbrokes PLC, Joint Venture 15
Ladbrokes PLC, Key Competitors 22
Ladbrokes PLC, Ratios based on current share price 23
Ladbrokes PLC, Annual Ratios 24
Ladbrokes PLC, Interim Ratios 26
Currency Codes 28
Capital Market Ratios 28
Equity Ratios 29
Profitability Ratios 29
Cost Ratios 30
Liquidity Ratios 30
Leverage Ratios 31
Efficiency Ratios 31

List of Figures

Ladbrokes PLC, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 25
Ladbrokes PLC, Ratio Charts 27

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