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Wacker Chemie AG (WCH) - 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.HighlightsWacker Chemie AG (Wacker) develops, manufactures, and markets various chemical and semiconductor materials. It offers a range of silicone fluids and emulsions, resins, elastomers, sealants and silanes. The company manufactures binders and polymeric additives such as dispersible polymer powders and dispersion. Wacker supplies customized biotech and catalog products for the fine-chemical sector. It develops hyperpure polysilicon for semiconductors and solar sector. The company also produces silicon wafers for semiconductor manufacturers. The company's products and services are widely used in sectors such as consumer goods, food, pharmaceuticals, textiles, the solar and electrical/electronic, basic chemical materials, medical technology, biotech, mechanical engineering, automotive, and construction. Geographically, the company has operations in Germany, the Americas, Asia, Rest of Europe, and others. Wacker is headquartered in Munich, Germany.Wacker Chemie AG Key Recent DevelopmentsApr 27,2017: WACKER Grows Is Sales And Earnings In Q1 2017 And Updates Its Full-Year Forecast To Reflect Deconsolidation Of SiltronicApr 27,2017: Wacker Grows its Sales and Earnings in Q1 2017 and Updates its Full-Year Forecast to Reflect Deconsolidation of SiltronicFeb 23,2017: WACKER Expands Production Capacity For Dispersions At Its Burghausen SiteFeb 01,2017: WACKER hits new sales high, lifts EBITDA and boosts cash flow in 2016Jan 27,2017: Foster Appointed Distributor Of Wacker Silicone Rubber Products For Healthcare MarketsKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors' business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. 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Table of ContentsTable of Contents 3List of Tables 5List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Wacker Chemie AG - Key Facts 6Wacker Chemie AG - Key Employees 7Wacker Chemie AG - Key Employee Biographies 8Wacker Chemie AG - Major Products and Services 9Wacker Chemie AG - History 11Wacker Chemie AG - Company Statement 15Wacker Chemie AG - Locations And Subsidiaries 17Head Office 17Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17Affiliate 19Joint Venture 19Section 2 - Company Analysis 20Wacker Chemie AG - Business Description 20Wacker Chemie AG - Corporate Strategy 21Wacker Chemie AG - SWOT Analysis 22SWOT Analysis - Overview 22Wacker Chemie AG - Strengths 22Wacker Chemie AG - Weaknesses 23Wacker Chemie AG - Opportunities 24Wacker Chemie AG - Threats 25Wacker Chemie AG - Key Competitors 26Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 27Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 27Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 28Performance Chart 31Financial Performance 31Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 32Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 33Wacker Chemie AG, Recent Deals Summary 34Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 35Apr 27, 2017: WACKER Grows Is Sales And Earnings In Q1 2017 And Updates Its Full-Year Forecast To Reflect Deconsolidation Of Siltronic 35Apr 27, 2017: Wacker Grows its Sales and Earnings in Q1 2017 and Updates its Full-Year Forecast to Reflect Deconsolidation of Siltronic 38Feb 23, 2017: WACKER Expands Production Capacity For Dispersions At Its Burghausen Site 40Feb 01, 2017: WACKER hits new sales high, lifts EBITDA and boosts cash flow in 2016 41Jan 27, 2017: Foster Appointed Distributor Of Wacker Silicone Rubber Products For Healthcare Markets 42Nov 10, 2016: New Wacker Pilot Reactor For Dispersions Begins Operations In China 43Oct 27, 2016: Wacker Ends Q3 2016 With Good Results 44Sep 30, 2016: WACKER POLYMERS Under New Leadership 46Sep 30, 2016: WACKER POLYMERS To Raise Prices For Dispersions In The Americas 47Jul 28, 2016: After A Good First Half-Year, Wacker Expects EBITDA to be at Upper End of Forecast Range 48Section 5 - Appendix 51Methodology 51Ratio Definitions 51About GlobalData 55Contact Us 55Disclaimer 55List of TablesWacker Chemie AG, Key Facts 6Wacker Chemie AG, Key Employees 7Wacker Chemie AG, Key Employee Biographies 8Wacker Chemie AG, Major Products and Services 9Wacker Chemie AG, History 11Wacker Chemie AG, Other Locations 17Wacker Chemie AG, Subsidiaries 18Wacker Chemie AG, Affiliate 19Wacker Chemie AG, Joint Venture 19Wacker Chemie AG, Key Competitors 26Wacker Chemie AG, Ratios based on current share price 27Wacker Chemie AG, Annual Ratios 28Wacker Chemie AG, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 29Wacker Chemie AG, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 30Wacker Chemie AG, Interim Ratios 32Wacker Chemie AG, Recent Deals Summary 34Currency Codes 51Capital Market Ratios 51Equity Ratios 52Profitability Ratios 52Cost Ratios 53Liquidity Ratios 53Leverage Ratios 54Efficiency Ratios 54List of FiguresWacker Chemie AG, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 31Wacker Chemie AG, Ratio Charts 33