Strategic Financial Analysis Research Paper by writingsensation

Strategic Financial Analysis
A review of ITT Educational Services, Inc., a private college system that offers various technology-oriented programs of study.
# 75025 | 2,609 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on Nov 21, 2006 in Business (Companies) , Education (Adult Education) , Education (General) , Business (General)


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Description:

This paper looks at the education and training services industry in the USA, an opportunity for venture capitalists seeking to capitalize on the current trend in the manner in which educational services are being delivered, particularly to adult learners. This paper focuses primarily on a private college, ITT Educational Services, Inc.

Contents:
Abstract
Executive Summary
Company Description
Industry
Company's Position in the Industry
Summary of Recommendations
Situational Analysis
Historic Comparison of Company Ratios to Industry Average
Financial Market Position
Financial Strengths and Weaknesses
Business Leverage
Operating Leverage
Financial Leverage
Opportunity and Risk of Business Leverage
Business Risk Assessment
Cost of Capital
Return to Shareholders
Financial Strategy
Financial Controls

From the Paper:

"Today, ITT Educational Services, Inc. (hereinafter alternatively "the company" or "ITT") provides technology-oriented postsecondary degree programs in the United States. The company provides associate, bachelor and master degree programs, and non-degree diploma programs to adult learners. As of December 31, 2004, the company had 77 institutes located in 30 states that served approximately 44,000 students. As of that date, the company offered 17 degree programs and diploma programs in various fields of study, including information technology, electronics technology, drafting and design, business, and criminal justice. The company was incorporated in 1946 and is currently headquartered in Carmel, Indiana (Company profile, 2005, p. 1).
Industry. The company competes in the Education & Training Services Industry; besides education management groups such as ITT, the education industry also includes sectors such as educational services (learning centers, test-preparation companies) and educational products (textbooks, software) (Garber & Steiger, 1996). "

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