Arsenal Holdings PLC (AFC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Dec, 2015 |    No of Pages: 32 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Arsenal Holdings PLC (AFC) - 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.


Arsenal Holdings plc (Arsenal) is a sports company that operates Arsenal football club and offers other related services through its subsidiaries. It operates Male and Female football teams through its football club. The company broadcasts various matches and leagues, retails its products for men, women and children through various e-commerce mediums and retailers, issues match tickets and provides match day hospitality services, and markets its football club across various digital and social media channels by entering into various contracts with TV distributors, retailers, trading, financial, and other business entities. Arsenal provides training services and also invests on new players through its academy. The company also carries out rental and sale of commercial properties and infrastructure development services at Emirates Stadium. Arsenal is headquartered in London, England, 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
Arsenal Holdings PLC - Key Facts 6
Arsenal Holdings PLC - Key Employees 7
Arsenal Holdings PLC - Key Employee Biographies 8
Arsenal Holdings PLC - Major Products and Services 9
Arsenal Holdings PLC - History 10
Arsenal Holdings PLC - Company Statement 12
Arsenal Holdings PLC - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 – Company Analysis 15
Arsenal Holdings PLC - Business Description 15
Arsenal Holdings PLC - Corporate Strategy 16
Arsenal Holdings PLC - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
Arsenal Holdings PLC - Strengths 17
Strength - Arsenal FC Ranking and Brand Popularity 17
Strength - Business Performance: Football 17
Arsenal Holdings PLC - Weaknesses 18
Weakness - Cost Efficiency 18
Arsenal Holdings PLC - Opportunities 19
Opportunity - Strong Brand Partnerships 19
Opportunity - Rising Popularity of Online Shopping 19
Opportunity - Growth Plans 19
Arsenal Holdings PLC - Threats 20
Threat - Competitive Market 20
Threat - Increasing Player Costs 20
Threat - Regulatory Environment 20
Arsenal Holdings PLC - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 24
Financial Performance 24
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 26
Arsenal Holdings PLC, Recent Deals Summary 27
Section 4 – Appendix 28
Methodology 28
Ratio Definitions 28
About GlobalData 32
Contact Us 32
Disclaimer 32

List of Tables

Arsenal Holdings PLC, Key Facts 6
Arsenal Holdings PLC, Key Employees 7
Arsenal Holdings PLC, Key Employee Biographies 8
Arsenal Holdings PLC, Major Products and Services 9
Arsenal Holdings PLC, History 10
Arsenal Holdings PLC, Subsidiaries 14
Arsenal Holdings PLC, Key Competitors 21
Arsenal Holdings PLC, Ratios based on current share price 22
Arsenal Holdings PLC, Annual Ratios 23
Arsenal Holdings PLC, Interim Ratios 25
Arsenal Holdings PLC, Recent Deals Summary 27
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

Arsenal Holdings PLC, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 24
Arsenal Holdings PLC, Ratio Charts 26

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