Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad (KULIM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 38 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad (KULIM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review 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.


Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad (Kulim) is a diversified plantation company that operates mainly in Plantation and Intrapreneur Ventures. Kulim produces and process palm oil in Malaysia and Indonesia. The company also performs shipping and logistics; support operations for plantations, including oil palm nursery, agricultural machinery and mills maintenance; and support operations for oil and gas sector, including facilities management, civil works and IT-related services. Its other oil and gas related businesses include transportation of clean petroleum products and fabrication of oil and gas pipelines. Kulim also provides rubber based products, research and development services, and property rental services. Kulim is headquartered in Johor, Malaysia.

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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
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad - Key Facts 6
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad - Key Employees 7
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad - Key Employee Biographies 8
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad - Major Products and Services 9
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad - History 10
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad - Company Statement 13
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad - Locations And Subsidiaries 18
Head Office 18
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 18
Section 2 – Company Analysis 20
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad - Business Description 20
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad - Corporate Strategy 21
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad - SWOT Analysis 22
SWOT Analysis - Overview 22
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad - Strengths 22
Strength - Core Performance of Intrapreneur Ventures 22
Strength - Vertically Integrated Palm Oil Company 22
Strength - Focused Research and Development Activities 22
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad - Weaknesses 23
Weakness - High Cost Structure 23
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad - Opportunities 24
Opportunity - Growing Demand for Biofuels 24
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 24
Opportunity - Growth Prospects in Plantation Industry 24
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad - Threats 25
Threat - Intense Competition 25
Threat - Stringent Government Regulations 25
Threat - Adverse Weather Conditions 25
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad - Key Competitors 26
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 28
Performance Chart 30
Financial Performance 30
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 31
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 32
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad, Recent Deals Summary 33
Section 4 – Appendix 34
Methodology 34
Ratio Definitions 34
About GlobalData 38
Contact Us 38
Disclaimer 38

List of Tables

Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad, Key Facts 6
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad, Key Employees 7
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad, Key Employee Biographies 8
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad, Major Products and Services 9
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad, History 10
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad, Subsidiaries 18
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad, Key Competitors 26
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad, Ratios based on current share price 27
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad, Annual Ratios 28
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad, Interim Ratios 31
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad, Recent Deals Summary 33
Currency Codes 34
Capital Market Ratios 34
Equity Ratios 35
Profitability Ratios 35
Cost Ratios 36
Liquidity Ratios 36
Leverage Ratios 37
Efficiency Ratios 37

List of Figures

Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 30
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad, Ratio Charts 32

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