Discovery Holdings Limited (DSY) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
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- 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.
Discovery Holdings Limited (Discovery) is an integrated financial services company. It operates in health insurance, life assurance, investment, and health and wellness market. Discovery, along with its subsidiaries, offers health insurance, life assurance, and investment and long-term savings products. The company administers and provides managed care services to medical schemes. It also offers a range of insurance and financial solutions that help lessen the financial impact of lifestyle-changing events. It also provides private medical insurance products; a risk-only life assurance product; and consumer-driven health insurance products. Discovery operates in South Africa, the US, the UK and China. It is headquartered in Sandton, South Africa.
The strategic intent of the company is to grow in every aspect of business. To this end, the company launched Discovery Invest on the premise that the business would offer investors the same Linked Investment Service Provider offering but with the additional value of benefit integration and unique protection.
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
List of Tables
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Section 1 - About the Company
Discovery Holdings Limited - Key Facts
Discovery Holdings Limited - Key Employees
Discovery Holdings Limited - Key Employee Biographies
Discovery Holdings Limited - Major Products and Services
Discovery Holdings Limited - History
Discovery Holdings Limited - Company Statement
Discovery Holdings Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 - Company Analysis
Discovery Holdings Limited - Business Description
Discovery Holdings Limited - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Discovery Holdings Limited - Strengths
Strength - Financial Soundness
Strength - Top Line Performance
Strength - Market Presence
Discovery Holdings Limited - Weaknesses
Weakness - Decline in Profitability Ratios
Weakness - Increase in Debt
Discovery Holdings Limited - Opportunities
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Insurance Sector
Opportunity - Growth Prospects in Emerging Markets
Discovery Holdings Limited - Threats
Threat - Competition
Threat - Solvency II Regulations
Threat - Lower Interest Rates
Discovery Holdings Limited - Key Competitors
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 - Appendix
List of Tables
Discovery Holdings Limited, Key Facts
Discovery Holdings Limited, Key Employees
Discovery Holdings Limited, Key Employee Biographies
Discovery Holdings Limited, Major Products and Services
Discovery Holdings Limited, History
Discovery Holdings Limited, Other Locations
Discovery Holdings Limited, Subsidiaries
Discovery Holdings Limited, Joint Venture
Discovery Holdings Limited, Key Competitors
Discovery Holdings Limited, Ratios based on current share price
Discovery Holdings Limited, Annual Ratios
Discovery Holdings Limited, Interim Ratios
Capital Market Ratios
List of Figures
Discovery Holdings Limited, Performance Chart (2009 - 2013)
Discovery Holdings Limited, Ratio Charts
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