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About Flint Telecom Group, Inc.
Flint Telecom Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides next generation voice, data, and wireless services through partner channels primarily in the United States.
The company has four wholly owned subsidiaries: Cable and Voice Corporation, Phone House, Inc., Flint Prepaid, Inc. (previously named Wize Communications, Inc.), and Digital Phone Solutions, Inc.
Subsidiaries: Products and Services
Cable and Voice Corporation: Cable and Voice Corporation is a distributor of broadband products and services to cable, telecommunications, enterprise, and service provider customers throughout the United States. It offers a range of products and services which include cable modems, cables, UPS units, AV powerline and homeplug adapters, Wi-Fi and cellular wireless hardware and software applications, intelligent telephone adapters (ITA) and IP telephones for VoIP services and other customer premise equipment.
Phone House, Inc.: Phone House is a distributor of discount calling products that enable users who purchase cards in the United States to call China, India, Mexico, Africa, South America, Brazil, Bangladesh, and other countries throughout the world. The international calling cards would be used to call from the United States to other countries, to call from other countries to the United States, or to call between countries outside the United States.
Digital Phone Solutions, Inc. DPS provides a suite of IP telephony solutions targeted primarily at small and medium sized enterprises in the United States. DPS delivers the services, including billing, customer care, call routing, and service provisioning. It also provides advanced features, such as voicemail-delivered-to-email, free inter-office calling, and virtual phone numbers.
Flint Prepaid, Inc.: Flint Prepaid, a retail focused company selling directly to end-users through master distributers and retailers. It provides Flint Telecom's own branded pre-paid calling services primarily to immigrant customers.
As of June 30, 2010, the company structured the business into three separate operating segments. These segments include the sale of third-party telecoms and networking equipment and software services (referred to as equipment as telecom software, services & equipment); the sale of company produced and third-party prepaid calling products (referred to as prepaid telecom services); and the delivery of wholesale and VoIP telecom services to other operators and direct to end users (referred to as telecom services).
Products and Services
Through the companys operating companies, it operates in 3 key business areas:
Telecom Software, Services & Equipment: The company engages in the wireless IP and telecom expense management applications to large multinational enterprises and telecom operators worldwide. The company supplies modem, cable, and other telecom equipment supplies to cable and rural telecom operators in the United States.
Prepaid Telecom Services: The company engages in the provision and distribution of integrated prepaid calling and cellular products in the United States and internationally. These calling products enable users who purchase cards in the United States to call China, India, Mexico, Africa, South America, Brazil, Bangladesh, and other countries throughout the world. The international calling cards would be used to call from the United States to other countries, to call from other countries to the United States, or to call between countries outside the United States.
Subscriber Based Telecom Services: The company provides VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) and cellular services targeted primarily at the small and medium enterprises in the United States and internationally. It also enables independent cable companies & ISPs, VARs, and other service providers to deliver own brand white label convergent telecom services (voice, data & wireless) to their customers. It also delivering services that manage the voice value chain for the partner, such as billing, customer care, call routing, service provisioning, and marketing support.
The primary competitors for Cable and Voice Corporation include Motorola, Arris, Telewire, Westel, Comtrends, VoIP Supply, Scott Cable, Adams Global, and SMC.
DPSs primary competitors include 8x8, Net2phone, Vox Communications, Singlepipe, and Momentum.
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. was founded in 2005.
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1. FLINT TELECOM GROUP, INC. COMPANY PROFILE
1.1. Key facts
1.2. Financial Performance
1.3. Key Executives
1.4. Ownership and Major Holders
1.5. Company History
2. FLINT TELECOM GROUP, INC. BUSINESS OVERVIEW
2.1. Business Description
2.2. Major Products and Services
2.3. Markets and Sales Activities
2.4. Locations, Subsidiaries, Operating Units
3. FLINT TELECOM GROUP, INC. SWOT ANALYSIS
4. FLINT TELECOM GROUP, INC. FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
4.1. Financial Statements
4.1.1. Income Statement
4.1.2. Balance Sheet
4.1.3. Cash Flow
4.2. Financial Ratios
4.2.2. Margin Analysis
4.2.3. Asset Turnover
4.2.4. Credit Ratios
4.2.5. Long-Term Solvency
4.2.6. Growth Over Prior Year
4.2.7. Financial Ratios Charts
4.3. Stock Market Snapshot
5. FLINT TELECOM GROUP, INC. COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. Flint Telecom Group, Inc. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Flint Telecom Group, Inc. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Flint Telecom Group, Inc. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Flint Telecom Group, Inc. Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Communication Services Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. Flint Telecom Group, Inc. Industry Position Analysis
6. FLINT TELECOM GROUP, INC. NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. FLINT TELECOM GROUP, INC. EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. FLINT TELECOM GROUP, INC. ENHANCED SWOT ANALYSIS2
9. UNITED STATES PESTEL ANALYSIS2
9.1. Political Factors
9.2. Economic Factors
9.3. Social Factors
9.4. Technological Factors
9.5. Environmental Factors
9.6. Legal Factors
10. FLINT TELECOM GROUP, INC. IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. FLINT TELECOM GROUP, INC. PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. FLINT TELECOM GROUP, INC. VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. Major Shareholders
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. History
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. Offices and Representations
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. SWOT Analysis
Yearly Income Statement Including Trends
Income Statement Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Balance Sheet Including Trends
Balance Sheet Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Cash Flow Including Trends
Cash Flow Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. Capital Market Snapshot
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. Direct Competitors Key Facts
Direct Competitors Profitability Ratios
Direct Competitors Margin Analysis Ratios
Direct Competitors Asset Turnover Ratios
Direct Competitors Credit Ratios
Direct Competitors Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Communication Services Industry Statistics
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. Industry Position
Company vs. Industry Income Statement Analysis
Company vs. Industry Balance Sheet Analysis
Company vs. Industry Cash Flow Analysis
Company vs. Industry Ratios Comparison
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. Consensus Recommendations1
Analyst Recommendation Summary1
Price Target Summary1
Experts Recommendation Trends1
Revenue Estimates Analysis1
Earnings Estimates Analysis1
Revenue Estimates Trend1
Earnings Estimates Trend1
LIST OF FIGURES
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. Annual Revenues in Comparison with Cost of Goods Sold and Gross Profit
Profit Margin Chart
Operating Margin Chart
Return on Equity (ROE) Chart
Return on Assets (ROA) Chart
Debt to Equity Chart
Current Ratio Chart
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. 1-year Stock Charts
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. 5-year Stock Charts
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. Article Density Chart
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SWOT, which stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, is an analytical framework that identifies the internal and external factors that are favorable and unfavorable for a company.
Enhanced SWOT Analysis
Enhanced SWOT is a 3×3 grid that arranges strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats into one scheme:
- How to use the strengths to take advantage of the opportunities?
- How to use the strengths to reduce likelihood and impact of the threats?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that obstruct taking advantage of the opportunities?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that can make the threats a reality?
Upon answering these questions a company can develop a project plan to improve its business performance.
PESTEL (also termed as PESTLE) is an ideal tool to strategically analyze what influence different outside factors – political, economic, sociocultural, technological, environmental and legal – exert on a business to later chart its long term targets.
Being part of the external analysis when carrying out a strategic assessment or performing a market study, PESTEL gives an overview of diverse macro-environmental factors that any company should thoughtfully consider. By perceiving these outside environments, businesses can maximally benefit from the opportunities while minimizing the threats to the organization.
Key Factors Examined by PESTEL Analysis:
- Political – What opportunities and pressures are brought by political bodies and what is the degree of public regulations’ impact on the business?
- Economic – What economic policies, trends and structures are expected to affect the organization, what is this influence’s degree?
- Sociological – What cultural and societal aspects will work upon the demand for the business’s products and operations?
- Technological – What impact do the technological aspects, innovations, incentives and barriers have on the organization?
- Environmental – What environmental and ecological facets, both locally and farther afield, are likely to predetermine the business?
- Legal – What laws and legislation will exert influence on the style the business is carried out?
IFE, EFE, IE Matrices
The Internal Factor Evaluation matrix (IFE matrix) is a strategic management tool helping audit or evaluate major weaknesses and strengths in a business’s functional areas. In addition, IFE matrix serves as a basis for identifying and assessing relationships amongst those areas. The IFE matrix is utilised in strategy formulation.
The External Factor Evaluation matrix (EFE matrix) is a tool of strategic management that is typically utilised to assess current market conditions. It is an ideal instrument for visualising and prioritising the threats and opportunities a firm is facing.
The essential difference between the above mentioned matrices lies in the type of factors incorporated in the model; whilst the latter is engaged in internal factors, the former deals exceptionally with external factors – those exposed to social, political, economic, legal, etc. external forces.
Being a continuation of the EFE matrix and IFE matrix models, the Internal External matrix (IE matrix) rests upon an investigation of external and internal business factors integrated into one suggestive model.
Porter Five Forces Analysis
The Porter’s five forces analysis studies the industry of operation and helps the company find new sources of competitive advantage. The analysis surveys an industry through five major questions:
- What composes a threat of substitute products and services?
- Is there a threat of new competitors entering the market?
- What is the intensity of competitive rivalry?
- How big is the bargaining power of buyers?
- How significant is the bargaining power of suppliers?
VRIO stands for Value, Rarity, Imitability, Organization. This analysis helps to evaluate all company’s resources and capabilities and bring them together into one aggregate table that includes:
- Tangible resources
- Intangible resources
- Innovation and Creativity
- Organizational capabilities
The result of the analysis gives a clear picture of company’s competitive and economic implications, answering the questions if the resources mentioned above are:
- Costly to imitate?
- Organized properly?