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DFDS AS (DFDS) - 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.


DFDS A/S (DFDS) is a shipping and logistics company. It provides maritime freight and passenger transport services to its customers. The company's major service offerings include Ro-Ro shipping, container shipping and passenger shipping, terminal services and trailer services. It has a network of different routes with various freight and passenger ships. DFDS Logistics provides freight and logistics services across Europe through trailers, containers, and rail. The company operates through subsidiaries in Cyprus, Belgium, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, the UK, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, France, the Netherlands, Poland and Germany. It is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Table Of Contents

DFDS AS (DFDS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
DFDS A/S - Key Facts 5
DFDS A/S - Key Employees 6
DFDS A/S - Key Employee Biographies 7
DFDS A/S - Major Products and Services 8
DFDS A/S - History 9
DFDS A/S - Locations And Subsidiaries 11
Head Office 11
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 11
Section 2 - Company Analysis 13
DFDS A/S - Business Description 13
DFDS A/S - SWOT Analysis 14
SWOT Analysis - Overview 14
DFDS A/S - Strengths 14
Strength - Strong Network 14
Strength - Substantial Fleet Base 14
DFDS A/S - Weaknesses 15
Weakness - Safety Concerns 15
DFDS A/S - Opportunities 16
Opportunity - Positive Outlook: Container Market 16
Opportunity - Inorganic Growth Initiatives: Acquisitions 16
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 16
DFDS A/S - Threats 17
Threat - Uncertainty in Fuel Prices 17
Threat - Competition 17
Threat - International and Political Risk 17
DFDS A/S - Key Competitors 18
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 19
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 19
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 20
Performance Chart 22
Financial Performance 22
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 24
Section 4 - Appendix 25
Methodology 25
Ratio Definitions 25
About GlobalData 29
Contact Us 29
Disclaimer 29

List of Tables
DFDS A/S, Key Facts 5
DFDS A/S, Key Employees 6
DFDS A/S, Key Employee Biographies 7
DFDS A/S, Major Products and Services 8
DFDS A/S, History 9
DFDS A/S, Subsidiaries 11
DFDS A/S, Key Competitors 18
DFDS A/S, Ratios based on current share price 19
DFDS A/S, Annual Ratios 20
DFDS A/S, Interim Ratios 23
Currency Codes 25
Capital Market Ratios 25
Equity Ratios 26
Profitability Ratios 26
Cost Ratios 27
Liquidity Ratios 27
Leverage Ratios 28
Efficiency Ratios 28

List of Figures
DFDS A/S, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 22
DFDS A/S, Ratio Charts 24

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