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Warner Music Group Corp (WMG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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    SWOT Analysis

  • 44 Pages
  • December 2022
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 5228448
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Warner Music Group Corp (WMG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile brings 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.


Warner Music Group Corp (WMG) is a provider of music and entertainment products. It markets, sells and licenses recorded music in various physical and digital formats. The company also owns and acquires rights to musical compositions, and exploits and markets these compositions. WMG’s collection of record labels in the music industry includes Atlantic Records, East West, Canvasback, Asylum, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Erato, Parlophone, Reprise, Elektra, Nonesuch, Roadrunner, Sire, Rhino, Warner Classics, and Warner Music Nashville, and music publishers, such as Warner Chappell Music. It publishes music across a range of musical styles and holds rights in copyrights from songwriters and composers. The company has a business presence in the US, the UK, Germany, China, Indonesia, Poland, Russia, and South Africa. WMG is headquartered in New York, the US.

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Table of Contents

Section 1 - About the Company
  • Warner Music Group Corp - Key Facts
  • Warner Music Group Corp - Key Employees
  • Warner Music Group Corp - Key Employee Biographies
  • Warner Music Group Corp - Major Products and Services
  • Warner Music Group Corp - History
  • Warner Music Group Corp - Company Statement
  • Warner Music Group Corp - Locations And Subsidiaries
  • Head Office
  • Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 - Company Analysis
  • Company Overview
  • Warner Music Group Corp - Business Description
  • Business Segment: Music Publishing
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Stats
  • Business Segment: Recorded Music
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Stats
  • Geographical Segment: All Other Territories
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: Germany
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: The UK
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: The US
  • Performance
  • Warner Music Group Corp - Corporate Strategy
  • Warner Music Group Corp - SWOT Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis - Overview
  • Warner Music Group Corp - Strengths
  • Warner Music Group Corp - Weaknesses
  • Warner Music Group Corp - Opportunities
  • Warner Music Group Corp - Threats
  • Warner Music Group Corp - 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
  • Methodology
  • Ratio Definitions
  • About the Publisher
  • Contact the Publisher
  • Disclaimer
List of Tables
  • Warner Music Group Corp, Key Facts
  • Warner Music Group Corp, Key Employees
  • Warner Music Group Corp, Key Employee Biographies
  • Warner Music Group Corp, Major Products and Services
  • Warner Music Group Corp, History
  • Warner Music Group Corp, Subsidiaries
  • Warner Music Group Corp, Key Competitors
  • Warner Music Group Corp, Ratios based on current share price
  • Warner Music Group Corp, Annual Ratios
  • Warner Music Group Corp, Interim Ratios
  • Currency Codes
  • Capital Market Ratios
  • Equity Ratios
  • Profitability Ratios
  • Cost Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Leverage Ratios
  • Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
  • Warner Music Group Corp, Performance Chart (2017 - 2021)
  • Warner Music Group Corp, Ratio Charts

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Universal Music Group Inc
  • Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.
  • Kobalt Music Group
  • Hollywood Records, Inc.