Sotheby's (BID) - 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.
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- 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.
Sotheby's is a global art business that matches buyers and sellers of fine art, jewelry, decorative art, wine, and collectibles through the auction or private sale process. It provides opportunities to transact: S|2 private sales galleries, retail wine and diamonds, selling exhibitions, financing, art education, and digital engagement. The company also sells artworks that are acquired to the auction process. Through RM Sotheby's, an equity investee, Sotheby's operates as an auction house for investment-quality automobile. It carries out auctions in New York, Hong Kong, London, and Paris salesrooms. Sotheby's is headquartered in New York, New York, the US.
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Table Of Contents
Sotheby's (BID) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review Table of Contents Table of Contents 2
Section 1 - About the Company 5 Sotheby's - Key Facts 5 Sotheby's - Key Employees 6 Sotheby's - Key Employee Biographies 7 Sotheby's - Major Products and Services 8 Sotheby's - History 9 Sotheby's - Company Statement 11 Sotheby's - Locations And Subsidiaries 14 Head Office 14 Other Locations and Subsidiaries 14 Section 2 - Company Analysis 16 Sotheby's - Business Description 16 Sotheby's - SWOT Analysis 17 SWOT Analysis - Overview 17 Sotheby's - Strengths 17 Sotheby's - Weaknesses 18 Sotheby's - Opportunities 19 Sotheby's - Threats 20 Sotheby's - Key Competitors 21 Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 22 Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22 Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23 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 Sotheby's, Key Facts 5 Sotheby's, Key Employees 6 Sotheby's, Key Employee Biographies 7 Sotheby's, Major Products and Services 8 Sotheby's, History 9 Sotheby's, Other Locations 14 Sotheby's, Subsidiaries 15 Sotheby's, Key Competitors 21 Sotheby's, Ratios based on current share price 22 Sotheby's, Annual Ratios 23 Sotheby's, 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 Sotheby's, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 25 Sotheby's, Ratio Charts 27
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