Playboy Enterprises, Inc. - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: December 5, 2012
Pages: 25
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Playboy Enterprises, Inc. (Playboy Enterprises) is a US based media and lifestyle company principally involved in the Entertainment, Publishing and Licensing activities under various brand names that include Playmate, Spice, the Rabbit Head Design, and Playboy. In addition, the company publishes Playboy magazine for its customers across the US and foreign nations along with creating content for distribution through various sources such as websites, television networks, radio, and mobile platforms. Playboy Enterprises earns a part of its revenue operate by operating Playboy TV, Playboy TV en Espanol, the Spice Digital Networks, and other domestic TV networks.

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Playboy Enterprises, Inc. provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData 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.
Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

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Section 1 - About the Company
Playboy Enterprises, Inc. - Key Facts
Playboy Enterprises, Inc. - Key Employees
Playboy Enterprises, Inc. - Major Products and Services
Playboy Enterprises, Inc. - History
Playboy Enterprises, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Playboy Enterprises, Inc. - Business Description
Playboy Enterprises, Inc. - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Playboy Enterprises, Inc. - Strengths
Strength - Sturdy Brand Image
Strength - Wide Network Reach
Strength - Wide Product Portfolio and Brand Extensions
Playboy Enterprises, Inc. - Weaknesses
Weakness - Management Issues
Weakness - Declining Financials
Playboy Enterprises, Inc. - Opportunities
Opportunity - Strategic Alliances
Opportunity - Demand for Mobile Content
Opportunity - Rise in Internet Usage
Playboy Enterprises, Inc. - Threats
Threat - Intense Competition
Threat - Rise in Piracy through Internet
Threat - Economic impacts on Leisure Business
Playboy Enterprises, Inc. - 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
Playboy Enterprises, Inc., Recent Deals Summary
Section 4 – Appendix
Ratio Definitions
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Playboy Enterprises, Inc., Key Facts
Playboy Enterprises, Inc., Key Employees
Playboy Enterprises, Inc., Major Products and Services
Playboy Enterprises, Inc., History
Playboy Enterprises, Inc., Subsidiaries
Playboy Enterprises, Inc., Key Competitors
Playboy Enterprises, Inc., Ratios based on current share price
Playboy Enterprises, Inc., Annual Ratios
Playboy Enterprises, Inc., Interim Ratios
Playboy Enterprises, Inc., Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios


Playboy Enterprises, Inc., Performance Chart (2006 - 2010)
Playboy Enterprises, Inc., Ratio Charts
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