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Fairfax Media Limited (FXJ) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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    SWOT Analysis

  • 46 Pages
  • November 2018
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 1837773
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Fairfax Media Limited (FXJ) - 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 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.

Company Information Included
  • 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.


Fairfax Media Limited (Fairfax) is multi-platform media services provider that focuses on publishing news, information, and entertainment; advertising sales in newspaper, magazine, and digital formats; and radio broadcasting. The company maintains a portfolio of publications such as newspapers, magazines, websites, tablet, and smart phone apps, which offer news and information services. Fairfax Media’s publishing business consists of metropolitan, agricultural, regional and community newspapers, and financial and consumer magazines. In the online media domain, the company manages websites for various categories, including automotive, business and finance, dating, employment sites, lifestyle and entertainment, news, property, sports, weather, video, technology, travel and accommodation, regional websites, agricultural sites and others. The company principally operates in Australia, New Zealand, and the US. Fairfax is headquartered in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Fairfax Media Limited Key Recent Developments

Nov 08, 2018: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Receives an A for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Jul 03, 2018: Australia's Fairfax Media spinoff Domain names new CEO
Apr 06, 2018: Fairfax Media names Tory Maguire as national editor of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age
Aug 22, 2017: Fairfax Media names new CEO for Stuff
Apr 19, 2017: Fairfax Media appoints Matt Rowley as chief revenue officer

Key Benefits Include

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
  • The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.
  • The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.
  • Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.

Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.
  • Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.
  • Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

Table of Contents

Section 1 - About the Company
Fairfax Media Limited - Key Facts
Fairfax Media Limited - Key Employees
Fairfax Media Limited - Key Employee Biographies
Fairfax Media Limited - Major Products and Services
Fairfax Media Limited - History
Fairfax Media Limited - Company Statement
Fairfax Media Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Company Overview
Fairfax Media Limited - Business Description
Business Segment: Australian Community Media
Business Segment: Domain Group
Business Segment: Metropolitan Media
Business Segment: New Zealand Media
Business Segment: Radio
Geographical Segment: Australia
Geographical Segment: New Zealand
Fairfax Media Limited - Corporate Strategy
Fairfax Media Limited - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Fairfax Media Limited - Strengths
Fairfax Media Limited - Weaknesses
Fairfax Media Limited - Opportunities
Fairfax Media Limited - Threats
Fairfax Media Limited - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments
Nov 08, 2018: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Receives an A for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Nov 08, 2018: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Receives an A for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Feb 22, 2017: Fairfax Media appoints non-executive director
Section 5 – Appendix
Ratio Definitions
About Us
Contact Us
List of Tables
Fairfax Media Limited, Key Facts
Fairfax Media Limited, Key Employees
Fairfax Media Limited, Key Employee Biographies
Fairfax Media Limited, Major Products and Services
Fairfax Media Limited, History
Fairfax Media Limited, Other Locations
Fairfax Media Limited, Subsidiaries
Fairfax Media Limited, Key Competitors
Fairfax Media Limited, Ratios based on current share price
Fairfax Media Limited, Annual Ratios
Fairfax Media Limited, Annual Ratios (Cont...1)
Fairfax Media Limited, Annual Ratios (Cont...2)
Fairfax Media Limited, Interim Ratios
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
Fairfax Media Limited, Performance Chart (2014 - 2018)
Fairfax Media Limited, Ratio Charts

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