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Laird PLC (LRD) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Laird PLC (LRD) - 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.

Laird PLC (Laird) is an electronics and technology company. The company provides components and solutions that protect electronic devices from electromagnetic interference and heat that enable connectivity through wireless applications and antenna systems. It performs activities related to design and supplies of customized performance-oriented products and systems. Laird’s performance portfolio’s product portfolio includes electromagnetic interference shielding materials, thermal management solutions and signal integrity products. Its wireless systems include antennae, embedded wireless modules, M2M devices, telematics products, wireless automation and control system. The company's products and services are utilized widely in various end-market applications including mobile handsets, IT/data communications, transportation, consumer electronics, industrial and instrumentation. Geographically, the company operates across Asia, Europe, and the North America. The company is headquartered in London, UK.

Laird PLC Key Recent Developments

Jun 07,2017: Exova Receives Contract Extension With Laird
Feb 28,2017: Laird: 2016 full year results
Oct 11,2016: Laird appoints Kevin Dangerfield as new Chief Financial Officer
Oct 11,2016: Laird YF Series Yagi Antennas Set Industry Standard For Remote Monitoring Reliability
Aug 17,2016: Laird appoints Tony Quinlan CEO as Lockwood goes to Cobham

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The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

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Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

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Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

Section 1 - About the Company 5
Laird PLC - Key Facts 5
Laird PLC - Key Employees 6
Laird PLC - Key Employee Biographies 7
Laird PLC - Major Products and Services 8
Laird PLC - History 9
Laird PLC - Company Statement 10
Laird PLC - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12
Section 2 – Company Analysis 15
Laird PLC - Business Description 15
Laird PLC - Corporate Strategy 16
Laird PLC - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
Laird PLC - Strengths 17
Laird PLC - Weaknesses 18
Laird PLC - Opportunities 19
Laird PLC - Threats 20
Laird PLC - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 26
Financial Performance 26
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28
Laird PLC, Recent Deals Summary 29
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 30
Jun 07, 2017: Exova Receives Contract Extension With Laird 30
Feb 28, 2017: Laird: 2016 full year results 31
Oct 11, 2016: Laird YF Series Yagi Antennas Set Industry Standard For Remote Monitoring Reliability 33
Section 5 – Appendix 34
Methodology 34
Ratio Definitions 34
About GlobalData 38
Contact Us 38
Disclaimer 38
List of Tables
Laird PLC, Key Facts 5
Laird PLC, Key Employees 6
Laird PLC, Key Employee Biographies 7
Laird PLC, Major Products and Services 8
Laird PLC, History 9
Laird PLC, Other Locations 12
Laird PLC, Subsidiaries 12
Laird PLC, Key Competitors 21
Laird PLC, Ratios based on current share price 22
Laird PLC, Annual Ratios 23
Laird PLC, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 24
Laird PLC, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 25
Laird PLC, Interim Ratios 27
Laird PLC, Recent Deals Summary 29
Currency Codes 34
Capital Market Ratios 34
Equity Ratios 35
Profitability Ratios 35
Cost Ratios 36
Liquidity Ratios 36
Leverage Ratios 37
Efficiency Ratios 37
List of Figures
Laird PLC, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 26
Laird PLC, Ratio Charts 28

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