Cargill, Incorporated - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 47 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Cargill, Incorporated - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

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Scope

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – GlobalData’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 of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.

Highlights

Cargill, Incorporated (Cargill) is a global producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. The company's product portfolio includes animal and nutrition feed, food and beverage ingredients, industrial / bioindustrial products, energy products, metals, pharmaceuticals products, personal care and salt. It offers services such as agricultural commodity trading and processing, farmer services, financial and risk management, food and beverage, food services and winter road maintenance among others. It also offers technological support, risk management and marketing services to farmers. The company has categorized its brand under consumer product brand, business to business ingredient brands and animal nutrition brands. Cargill is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the US.

Cargill, Incorporated Key Recent Developments

Jan 08, 2015: Cargill reports second-quarter fiscal 2015 earnings
Dec 17, 2013: Cargill expands German operations with new ethanol plant
Nov 04, 2013: Cargill begins operations at Fort Dodge corn wet mill ethanol facility
Oct 09, 2013: Cargill reports first-quarter fiscal 2014 earnings
Sep 11, 2013: Cargill Board of Directors elects David MacLennan next chief executive officer effective Dec. 1; Greg Page to serve as executive chairman

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- Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research purposes. Key elements such as SWOT analysis and corporate strategy are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.
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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Cargill, Incorporated - Key Facts 6
Cargill, Incorporated - Key Employees 7
Cargill, Incorporated - Major Products and Services 8
Cargill, Incorporated - History 11
Cargill, Incorporated - Company Statement 19
Cargill, Incorporated - Locations And Subsidiaries 22
Head Office 22
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 22
Joint Venture 23
Section 2 – Company Analysis 24
Cargill, Incorporated - Business Description 24
Cargill, Incorporated - Corporate Strategy 25
Cargill, Incorporated - SWOT Analysis 26
SWOT Analysis - Overview 26
Cargill, Incorporated - Strengths 26
Strength - Geographical Presence 26
Strength - Business Network 26
Strength - Research and Development Initiatives 26
Cargill, Incorporated - Weaknesses 27
Weakness - Litigations and Lawsuits 27
Weakness - Product Recalls 27
Cargill, Incorporated - Opportunities 28
Opportunity - Business Expansions 28
Opportunity - Rising Demand for Bioethanol 28
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 28
Cargill, Incorporated - Threats 29
Threat - Disease Related to Cattle and Poultry 29
Threat - Stringent Government Regulations 29
Threat - International and Political Risk 29
Cargill, Incorporated - Key Competitors 30
Section 3 – Company’s, Power, Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances 31
Cargill, Incorporated, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Cargill, Incorporated, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
Cargill, Incorporated, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
Cargill, Incorporated, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 34
Cargill, Incorporated, Recent Deals Summary 35
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 37
Jan 08, 2015: Cargill reports second-quarter fiscal 2015 earnings 37
Dec 08, 2014: Todd Hall named to Cargill Leadership Team 39
Dec 08, 2014: Carlson CEO Trudy Rautio elected to Cargill Board of Directors 40
Oct 07, 2014: Cargill report first quarter fiscal 2015 earnings 41
Aug 29, 2014: Cargill to manufacture synthetic dielectric fluid in Europe 43
Aug 07, 2014: Cargill reports fourth-quarter and full-year fiscal 2014 earnings 44
Jun 30, 2014: Tata Power, will use natural esters in its electrical distribution transformers 45
Apr 08, 2014: Cargill reports third-quarter fiscal 2014 earnings 46
Section 5 – Appendix 47
Methodology 47
About GlobalData 47
Contact Us 47
Disclaimer 47

List of Tables

Cargill, Incorporated, Key Facts 6
Cargill, Incorporated, Key Employees 7
Cargill, Incorporated, Major Products and Services 8
Cargill, Incorporated, History 11
Cargill, Incorporated, Subsidiaries 22
Cargill, Incorporated, Joint Venture 23
Cargill, Incorporated, Key Competitors 30
Cargill, Incorporated, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Cargill, Incorporated, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
Cargill, Incorporated, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
Cargill, Incorporated, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 34
Cargill, Incorporated, Recent Deals Summary 35

List of Figures

Cargill, Incorporated, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Cargill, Incorporated, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
Cargill, Incorporated, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
Cargill, Incorporated, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 34


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