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Expedia, Inc. (EXPE) - 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.


Expedia, Inc. (Expedia) is an online travel company involved in providing online travel services. The company provides travel products and services to its travel partners such as hotels, airlines, lodging facilities, destination service providers, car rental companies, cruise lines to leisure and corporate travelers, travel service providers and offline retail travel agents. It distributes and market products through its sites, call centers and private label business.

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Table Of Contents

Expedia, Inc. (EXPE) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
List of Figures 3
Section 1 - About the Company 4
Expedia, Inc. - Key Facts 4
Expedia, Inc. - Key Employees 5
Expedia, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 6
Expedia, Inc. - Major Products and Services 7
Expedia, Inc. - History 8
Expedia, Inc. - Company Statement 11
Expedia, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 13
Section 2 - Company Analysis 16
Expedia, Inc. - Business Description 16
Expedia, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 18
Expedia, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 19
SWOT Analysis - Overview 19
Expedia, Inc. - Strengths 19
Strength - Brands Portfolio 19
Strength - Travel Partners 19
Expedia, Inc. - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Decline in Profitability Indicators 19
Weakness - Legal Issues 20
Expedia, Inc. - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Strategic Business Initiatives 20
Opportunity - New Business Agreements 20
Opportunity - Market Prospect 20
Expedia, Inc. - Threats 20
Threat - Stringent Regulations 20
Threat - Competitive Landscape 21
Threat - Foreign Exchange Risk 21
Expedia, Inc. - Key Competitors 22
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23
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

Expedia, Inc., Key Facts 4
Expedia, Inc., Key Employees 5
Expedia, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 6
Expedia, Inc., Major Products and Services 7
Expedia, Inc., History 8
Expedia, Inc., Subsidiaries 13
Expedia, Inc., Key Competitors 22
Expedia, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 23
Expedia, Inc., Annual Ratios 23
Expedia, Inc., 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

Expedia, Inc., Performance Chart (2008 - 2012) 25
Expedia, Inc., Ratio Charts 27

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