Connect Group PLC (CNCT) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Connect Group PLC (CNCT) - 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.

Connect Group PLC (Connect Group), formerly Smiths News PLC, is a specialist distribution company. It carries out distribution of newspapers and magazines in the UK through its Smiths News business division. The company collects and processes returns and uses technology to forecast demand and manage products efficiently. Connect Group’s Dawson Media Direct (DMD) supplies printed and digital media to airlines and travel points in the UK. The company through its Tuffnells business division provides B2B delivery of irregular weight and dimensions (IWD) consignments. Connect Group operates through distribution centres of Smiths News and Tuffnells. Connect Group is headquartered in Swindon, the UK.

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Section 1 - About the Company
Connect Group PLC - Key Facts
Connect Group PLC - Key Employees
Connect Group PLC - Key Employee Biographies
Connect Group PLC - Major Products and Services
Connect Group PLC - History
Connect Group PLC - Company Statement
Connect Group PLC - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Joint Venture
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Company Overview
Connect Group PLC - Business Description
Business Segment: Rest of World
Business Segment: Smiths News
Business Segment: Tuffnells
Geographical Segment: Europe (excluding the UK)
Geographical Segment: The UK
Connect Group PLC - Corporate Strategy
Connect Group PLC - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Connect Group PLC - Strengths
Connect Group PLC - Weaknesses
Connect Group PLC - Opportunities
Connect Group PLC - Threats
Connect Group PLC - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 – Appendix
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
List of Tables
Connect Group PLC, Key Facts
Connect Group PLC, Key Employees
Connect Group PLC, Key Employee Biographies
Connect Group PLC, Major Products and Services
Connect Group PLC, History
Connect Group PLC, Subsidiaries
Connect Group PLC, Joint Venture
Connect Group PLC, Key Competitors
Connect Group PLC, Ratios based on current share price
Connect Group PLC, Annual Ratios
Connect Group PLC, Annual Ratios (Cont...1)
Connect Group PLC, Annual Ratios (Cont...2)
Connect Group PLC, Interim Ratios
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
Connect Group PLC, Performance Chart (2015 - 2019)
Connect Group PLC, Ratio Charts

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