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The Railway Industry - Business Ratio Report

  • ID: 37594
  • September 2008
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • Key Note Ltd
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  • AEA Technology PLC
  • Central Trains Ltd
  • Freightliner Ltd
  • JSS Rail Ltd
  • Nestrack Ltd
  • Sunville Rail Ltd
  • MORE

This Business Ratio Report compares the financial performance of the leading players in this Industry sector, offering a quick and cost-effective competitor analysis tool for senior management.

Ratios are an invaluable tool for comparing the performance of companies on a like-for-like basis. Using ratios, the relative profitability, growth or debt levels, for example, of differently sized companies can be directly measured or compared with ease. Your Business Ratio Report focuses on the performance of key players in the industry it examines. Having closely analysed the sector, our editors and analysts have compiled the largest companies, so you don't have to. A Business Ratio report is, in effect, a complete financial reference for the sector.

What can the report be used for?
A business ratio report can be used to assess trading and financial information on:
The Company:

The Industry:
Major companies

What you can look for when reading your Business Ratio Report:
- Trends
The results given in a Business Ratio report generally cover at least the previous three full accounting years, therefore any fluctuations in any area can be easily pinpointed

- Benchmarks
The average results for each ratio together with the industry profile of the average company in the sector can both be used as benchmarks to compare individual company performance.

- Size
All the major companies in the sector are ranked on the basis of sales, profits, total assets and employee numbers READ MORE >

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  • AEA Technology PLC
  • Central Trains Ltd
  • Freightliner Ltd
  • JSS Rail Ltd
  • Nestrack Ltd
  • Sunville Rail Ltd
  • MORE

- Industry Overview
A clear, concise commentary gives you an overview of the industry's financial performance. Graphs and tables make it easy for you to spot performance trends.

- Company Profiles
This part of the report provides information on all the companies included in the analysis. To make comparison between companies easier, the information is presented in a standard format for each:

Contact Information:
Trading address
Telephone & Fax numbers
Company secretary & directors names

Company Structure:
What the company does
Who owns the company
Which are the major subsidiaries

Accounting/Financial Data:
Profit & Loss accounts for the previous 3 or 4 years
Balance sheet for the previous 3 or 4 years

Performance Analysis:
Financial ratios grouped according to profitability, efficiency, debt, employee performance and growth.

League Table Positions:
How the company performs relative to all the
others in the sector

- Performance League Tables
This section ranks companies on a full range of financial ratios. All the tables are listed in order of 'best' to 'worst' results to help you gauge which are the strongest companies on any criteria. In addition, each table brings you the ratio result for the sector as a whole, so you have a benchmark 'average' for comparison purposes.

- Industry Profile
The Industry Profile lists basic Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet data for the 'average' company in the sector. This can then be used as a benchmark for comparison with individual company profiles in the report.

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  • AEA Technology PLC
  • Central Trains Ltd
  • Freightliner Ltd
  • JSS Rail Ltd
  • Nestrack Ltd
  • Sunville Rail Ltd
  • MORE

This summary brings you a sample of key details from this invaluable report. The report itself includes many further analyses of the performance of individual companies and the industry as a whole.

The report provides in-depth financial analysis on these companies in these 4 clear sections:
-Performance League Tables
-Individual Company Profiles
-Industry Overview
-Industry Averages

This Business Ratio Report focuses on the leading 122 companies operating in the Railway Industry.

The Report analyses company and industry performance over the three years up to 7th November 2007. During this period, the average company witnessed an 11.9 percent increase in its sales, which rose from £106.6 million in 2004/05 to £109.2 million in the middle analysis year, before peaking at £119.3 million in 2006/07. Pre-tax profits rose from £2.3 million in 2004/05 to £4.1 million in 2006/07, an overall improvement of 80.3 percent.

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Altram L.R.T. Ltd
Arriva PLC
Arriva Trains Wales/Trenau Arriva Cymru Ltd
Arrow Light Rail Ltd
Bodmin & Wenford Railway PLC
Central Trains Ltd
C2C Rail Ltd
Channel Tunnel Group Ltd (The)
The Chiltern Railway Co. Ltd
Dartmoor Railway CIC
Dart Valley Railway PLC
Direct Rail Services Ltd
Docklands Light Railway Ltd
English Welsh & Scottish Railway Holdings Ltd
Eurostar (UK) Ltd
Firstgroup PLC
First/Keolis Transpennine Ltd
First Scotrail Ltd
Freightliner Ltd
Gatwick Express Ltd
GB Railfreight Ltd
The Go-Ahead Group PLC
Great Central Railway PLC
Heathrow Express Oprtng. Co. Ltd
Hull Trains Co. Ltd
Llangollen Railway PLC
London Eastern Railway Ltd
London & South Eastern Rilwy. Ltd
London Underground Ltd
Mendip Rail Ltd
Merseyrail Services Hldng. Co. Ltd
Midland Main Line Ltd
National Express Group PLC
New Southern Railway Ltd
Northern Ireland Railways Co. Ltd
Northern Rail Ltd
North Norfolk Railway PLC
North York Moors Historical Railway Trust Ltd
Rail Express Systems Ltd
Romney Hythe & Dymchrch Rlwy PLC
Severn Valley Railwy. (Hldgs.) PLC
Silverlink Train Services Ltd
S.J.C. Transport Services Ltd
South Yorkshire Supertram Ltd
Stagecoach Group PLC
Stagecoach South Wstrn. Trns. Ltd
Swanage Railway Co. Ltd
Tramtrack Croydon Ltd
Transport Trading Ltd
Virgin Rail Group Holdings Ltd
West Coast Trains Ltd
West Somerset Railway PLC


Amec PLC
Amey Rail Ltd
Babcock Rail Ltd
Balfour Beatty Group Ltd
BCL Rail Services Ltd
City Airport Rail Entrprses (Hldngs) Ltd
City Grnwch Lwshm. Rail Link PLC
Cleshar Contract Services Ltd
Colas Rail Ltd
Dean & Dyball Rail Ltd
Edgar Allen Ltd
Fitzpatrick Contractors Ltd
Grantrail Ltd
Halcrow Group Ltd
Jarvis PLC
Jarvis Rail Ltd
JSS Rail Ltd
LPA Industries Ltd
Lucchini UK Ltd
B.& M.Mchugh Ltd
Network Rail (CTRL) Ltd
Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
On Track Plant Ltd
Project Evergreen Holdings Ltd
Remco Ltd
P.C.Richardson & Co. (Middlesbrough), Ltd
Stagecoach Supertram Mntnnce Ltd
Sunville Rail Ltd
Thorntask Ltd
Trackrail UK Ltd
Trackwork Ltd


AEA Technology PLC
Angel Trains Ltd
At Seat Catering (2003) Ltd
Bombardier Transportation (Holdings) UK Ltd
Brecknell, Willis & Co. Ltd
Cembre Ltd
Channel Electric Equipment Ltd
W.H. Davis Ltd
Deltarail Holdings Ltd
Dewhurst PLC
Faiveley Transport Birkenhead Ltd
Funkwerk Information Technologies York Ltd
Ganymede Solutions Ltd
GE Transportation Systems Ltd
Harsco Track Technologies Ltd
Hima-Sella Ltd
HSBC Rail (UK) Ltd
Installation Project Services Ltd
Interfleet Technology Ltd
Knorr-Brmse. Rail Sytms. (UK) Ltd
Lloyds Register Rail (RS) Ltd
London & Nrth Wstrn Rilwy Co. Ltd
Maintrain Ltd
Man Diesel Ltd
Marcroft Engineering Ltd
Marl International Ltd
MEP Solutions Ltd
Multiclip Co. Ltd
Nestrack Ltd
PA Facilities Management Ltd
Pandrol Ltd
Plasser UK Ltd
Porterbrook Leasing Co. Ltd
Schweizer Electronic Ltd
Thales Transport & Security Ltd
Washtec (UK) Ltd
Weidmuller Ltd
West Coast Traincare Ltd

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