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Independent News & Media PLC (IPDC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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    SWOT Analysis

  • 32 Pages
  • August 2018
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 3053076
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Independent News & Media PLC (IPDC) - 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.

The profile contains critical company information including:
  • 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.


Independent News & Media PLC (INM) is a media and communications group. It carries out operations in the publication of newspapers and magazines, commercial printing, outdoor advertising and radio broadcasting. It is also a newspaper contract printer and wholesale newspaper distributor on the island of Ireland. The company publishes various newspapers under brand name the Belfast Telegraph, Sunday Life, the Herald, the Sunday Independent, the Sunday World and Irish Independent among others. It publishes news in various counties including in counties Lout, Oxford, Wick low and Cork. The company principally operates in Ireland, Indonesia, New Zealand, South Africa and the UK. INM is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

Independent News & Media PLC Key Recent Developments

May 25, 2018: INM confirms appointment of Richard McClean to Managing Director of Publishing for Ireland
Jan 19, 2018: Independent News & Media chairman steps down as part of board changes
Oct 12, 2017: Pit leaves INM as Michael Dory set to become interim chief executive
Jul 14, 2017: Kennedy to step down from INM board next month

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

Table of Contents

Section 1 - About the Company
Independent News & Media PLC - Key Facts
Independent News & Media PLC - Key Employees
Independent News & Media PLC - Major Products and Services
Independent News & Media PLC - History
Independent News & Media PLC - Company Statement
Independent News & Media PLC - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Company Overview
Independent News & Media PLC - Business Description
Independent News & Media PLC - Corporate Strategy
Independent News & Media PLC - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Independent News & Media PLC - Strengths
Independent News & Media PLC - Weaknesses
Independent News & Media PLC - Opportunities
Independent News & Media PLC - Threats
Independent News & Media PLC - 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 – Appendix
Ratio Definitions
Contact Us
List of Tables
Independent News & Media PLC, Key Facts
Independent News & Media PLC, Key Employees
Independent News & Media PLC, Major Products and Services
Independent News & Media PLC, History
Independent News & Media PLC, Subsidiaries
Independent News & Media PLC, Key Competitors
Independent News & Media PLC, Ratios based on current share price
Independent News & Media PLC, Annual Ratios
Independent News & Media PLC, Interim Ratios
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
Independent News & Media PLC, Performance Chart (2013 - 2017)
Independent News & Media PLC, Ratio Charts



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