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CropEnergies AG (CE2) - 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.HighlightsCropEnergies AG (CropEnergies), a subsidiary of Suedzucker AG, is a manufacturer of bioethanol. It carries out the production and distribution of bioethanol. The company also produces food and animal feed from bioethanol by-products. The company's food products include wheat gluten and liquefied carbon dioxide (CO2), and animal feed products such as a high-grade dry stillage product and a liquid protein animal feed. Its bioethanol products find application in flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs). The company markets bioethanol products under the brand name CropPower85; and animal feed under the brand name ProtiGrain and ProtiWanze. CropEnergies serves large and medium-size mineral oil companies and independent ethyl tertiary butyl ether producers. The company owns and operates production sites in Germany, Belgium, France and the UK and trading offices in the US and Brazil. CropEnergies is headquartered in Mannheim, Germany.CropEnergies AG Key Recent DevelopmentsMay 19, 2015: CropEnergies with growth in revenues but operating lossApr 30, 2015: Changes in executive and supervisory board of CropEnergies AGApr 10, 2015: CropEnergies expects difficult financial year 2015/16Jan 12, 2015: Significant production increase at CropEnergies in first nine months of business yearDec 20, 2013: Outlook confirmed - start-up of bioethanol production plant in the UKKey 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. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6CropEnergies AG - Key Facts 6CropEnergies AG - Key Employees 7CropEnergies AG - Key Employee Biographies 8CropEnergies AG - Major Products and Services 9CropEnergies AG - History 10CropEnergies AG - Company Statement 11CropEnergies AG - Locations And Subsidiaries 12Head Office 12Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12Joint Venture 13Section 2 – Company Analysis 14CropEnergies AG - Business Description 14CropEnergies AG - Corporate Strategy 15CropEnergies AG - SWOT Analysis 16SWOT Analysis - Overview 16CropEnergies AG - Strengths 16Strength - Focus on Research and Development Activities 16Strength - Dominant Market Position 16Strength - Presence across the Value Chain 16CropEnergies AG - Weaknesses 17Weakness - Declining Working Capital 17CropEnergies AG - Opportunities 18Opportunity - European Renewable Energy Market 18Opportunity - Government Support 18CropEnergies AG - Threats 19Threat - Intense Competition 19Threat - Rapid Technological Changes 19Threat - Raw Material Procurement 19CropEnergies AG - Key Competitors 20Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 21Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 21Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 22Performance Chart 24Financial Performance 24Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 26Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 27May 19, 2015: CropEnergies with growth in revenues but operating loss 27Apr 30, 2015: Changes in executive and supervisory board of CropEnergies AG 28Apr 10, 2015: CropEnergies expects difficult financial year 2015/16 29Jan 12, 2015: Significant production increase at CropEnergies in first nine months of business year 30Dec 19, 2014: CropEnergies confirms outlook for financial year 2014/15 31Oct 08, 2014: Increased revenues and production volumes for CropEnergies 1sthalf of business year 2014/15 32Jul 15, 2014: CropEnergies decides on EUR 0.10 dividend 33Jul 08, 2014: CropEnergies with revenue growth and increased bioethanol production Decrease of profits in 1st quarter 2014/15 due to low bioethanol prices 34Jun 23, 2014: CropEnergies starts into financial year 2014/15 as planned 35May 13, 2014: CropEnergies with growing revenues and reduced earnings in financial year 2013/14 36Section 5 – Appendix 37Methodology 37Ratio Definitions 37About GlobalData 41Contact Us 41Disclaimer 41List of TablesCropEnergies AG, Key Facts 6CropEnergies AG, Key Employees 7CropEnergies AG, Key Employee Biographies 8CropEnergies AG, Major Products and Services 9CropEnergies AG, History 10CropEnergies AG, Subsidiaries 12CropEnergies AG, Joint Venture 13CropEnergies AG, Key Competitors 20CropEnergies AG, Ratios based on current share price 21CropEnergies AG, Annual Ratios 22CropEnergies AG, Interim Ratios 25Currency Codes 37Capital Market Ratios 37Equity Ratios 38Profitability Ratios 38Cost Ratios 39Liquidity Ratios 39Leverage Ratios 40Efficiency Ratios 40List of FiguresCropEnergies AG, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 24CropEnergies AG, Ratio Charts 26