KSB Aktiengesellschaft (KSB) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2016 |    No of Pages: 41 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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KSB Aktiengesellschaft (KSB) - 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.


KSB Aktiengesellschaft (KSB) is a manufacturer of pumps and valves. The company's product portfolio includes multistage pumps, submersible pumps, centrifugal pumps, butterfly valves, globe valves, high-pressure pumps, gate valves and dry well pumps. It offers installation, commissioning, and maintenance and repair services, among others. KSB's products cater to various markets including water treatment, water transport, energy conversion, solids transport, building services, transport, chemical, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, and marine. The company operates in various countries including Austria, Malaysia, Hungary, Norway, Serbia, Spain, China, Thailand, Argentina, South Africa, the US, Morocco and Singapore. KSB is headquartered in Frankenthal, Germany.

KSB Aktiengesellschaft Key Recent Developments

Dec 08, 2015: Major pump order for three Egyptian power stations
Mar 10, 2015: Advanced high-efficiency pumps
Mar 09, 2015: KSB at Hannover Messe 2015
Jan 30, 2015: Preliminary report on financial year 2014

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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
KSB Aktiengesellschaft - Key Facts 6
KSB Aktiengesellschaft - Key Employees 7
KSB Aktiengesellschaft - Major Products and Services 8
KSB Aktiengesellschaft - History 9
KSB Aktiengesellschaft - Company Statement 15
KSB Aktiengesellschaft - Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17
Affiliate 19
Section 2 - Company Analysis 20
KSB Aktiengesellschaft - Business Description 20
KSB Aktiengesellschaft - Corporate Strategy 21
KSB Aktiengesellschaft - SWOT Analysis 22
SWOT Analysis - Overview 22
KSB Aktiengesellschaft - Strengths 22
Strength - Comprehensive Product Portfolio 22
Strength - Diversified Customer Base 22
Strength - Focused Research and Development 22
KSB Aktiengesellschaft - Weaknesses 23
Weakness - Cost Efficiency 23
KSB Aktiengesellschaft - Opportunities 24
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 24
Opportunity - Products Launches 24
KSB Aktiengesellschaft - Threats 25
Threat - Competitive Landscape 25
Threat - Rapid Technological Changes 25
Threat - Stringent Regulations 25
KSB Aktiengesellschaft - Key Competitors 26
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
KSB Aktiengesellschaft, Recent Deals Summary 32
Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 33
Dec 08, 2015: Major pump order for three Egyptian power stations 33
Mar 10, 2015: Advanced high-efficiency pumps 34
Mar 09, 2015: KSB at Hannover Messe 2015 35
Jan 30, 2015: Preliminary report on financial year 2014 36
Section 5 - Appendix 37
Methodology 37
Ratio Definitions 37
About GlobalData 41
Contact Us 41
Disclaimer 41

List of Tables
KSB Aktiengesellschaft, Key Facts 6
KSB Aktiengesellschaft, Key Employees 7
KSB Aktiengesellschaft, Major Products and Services 8
KSB Aktiengesellschaft, History 9
KSB Aktiengesellschaft, Subsidiaries 17
KSB Aktiengesellschaft, Affiliate 19
KSB Aktiengesellschaft, Key Competitors 26
KSB Aktiengesellschaft, Annual Ratios 27
KSB Aktiengesellschaft, Interim Ratios 30
KSB Aktiengesellschaft, Recent Deals Summary 32
Currency Codes 37
Capital Market Ratios 37
Equity Ratios 38
Profitability Ratios 38
Cost Ratios 39
Liquidity Ratios 39
Leverage Ratios 40
Efficiency Ratios 40

List of Figures
KSB Aktiengesellschaft, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 29
KSB Aktiengesellschaft, Ratio Charts 31

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