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ITV plc (ITV) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

  • September 2015
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  • Global Data
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  • 34 pages

ITV plc (ITV) - 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.


ITV plc (ITV) is a provider of commercial television network services. The company operates a portfolio of television channels and delivers content across multiple platforms. It commissions and schedules programs on the ITV channels, markets and programs publicity and engages in the online rights exploitation. It also produces programming for ITV channels and for national and International broadcasters. The company’s family of television channels comprises of ITV2, ITV3, ITV4 and CITV. In addition, it offers video on demand services over the Internet, through its portal, itv.com. The company, through its SDN, a digital terrestrial television multiplex operator, leases digital terrestrial capacity to channel operators on Freeview, the largest broadcast platform in the UK. The company has production centers in the US, Germany, Australia, France and the Nordic regions. ITV is headquartered in London, the UK.

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Table Of Contents

ITV plc (ITV) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
ITV plc - Key Facts 6
ITV plc - Key Employees 7
ITV plc - Key Employee Biographies 8
ITV plc - Major Products and Services 9
ITV plc - History 10
ITV plc - Company Statement 13
ITV plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 14
Affiliate 16
Joint Venture 16
Section 2 - Company Analysis 17
ITV plc - Business Description 17
ITV plc - Corporate Strategy 18
ITV plc - SWOT Analysis 19
SWOT Analysis - Overview 19
ITV plc - Strengths 19
Strength - Leading Domestic Position 19
Strength - Enhanced Financial Position 19
Strength - Diverse Suppliers 19
ITV plc - Weaknesses 20
Weakness - Working Capital Concerns 20
ITV plc - Opportunities 21
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 21
Opportunity - Exploring the UK Sports Market 21
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for EandM Industry 21
ITV plc - Threats 22
Threat - Intense Competition 22
Threat - Advancing Technology Trends 22
Threat - Stringent Regulatory Environment 22
ITV plc - Key Competitors 23
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25
Performance Chart 26
Financial Performance 26
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28
ITV plc, Recent Deals Summary 29
Section 4 - Appendix 30
Methodology 30
Ratio Definitions 30
About GlobalData 34
Contact Us 34
Disclaimer 34

List of Tables
ITV plc, Key Facts 6
ITV plc, Key Employees 7
ITV plc, Key Employee Biographies 8
ITV plc, Major Products and Services 9
ITV plc, History 10
ITV plc, Subsidiaries 14
ITV plc, Affiliate 16
ITV plc, Joint Venture 16
ITV plc, Key Competitors 23
ITV plc, Ratios based on current share price 24
ITV plc, Annual Ratios 25
ITV plc, Interim Ratios 27
ITV plc, Recent Deals Summary 29
Currency Codes 30
Capital Market Ratios 30
Equity Ratios 31
Profitability Ratios 31
Cost Ratios 32
Liquidity Ratios 32
Leverage Ratios 33
Efficiency Ratios 33

List of Figures
ITV plc, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 26
ITV plc, Ratio Charts 28

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