Rentech, Inc. (RTK) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2015 |    No of Pages: 61 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Rentech, Inc. (RTK) - 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.

Highlights

Rentech, Inc. (Rentech) is a supplier of diversified products primarily for energy and agriculture industries. It products line comprises wood chips, wood pellets and nitrogen fertilizers. The processing business includes Fulghum which operates 31 wood chipping mills in the United States and South America. It also offers residual fuel, nitric acid, sulphuric acid and others. Its products are widely utilized in corn, pulp, paper, and packaging industries. The company also owns patented technologies for power production and synthetic fuels that can be licensed by third-parties. The company is also engaged in fertilizer business. Rentech is headquartered in Los Angeles, California, the US.

Rentech, Inc. Key Recent Developments

May 11, 2015: Rentech Announces Results for First Quarter 2015
Apr 13, 2015: Rentech Announces Resignation of Director
Mar 17, 2015: Rentech Announces Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014
Jan 05, 2015: Rentech, Inc. Announces Equity Awards for New Chief Executive Officer
Nov 07, 2013: Rentech Announces Results for Third Quarter 2013

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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
Rentech, Inc. - Key Facts 6
Rentech, Inc. - Key Employees 7
Rentech, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Rentech, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Rentech, Inc. - History 10
Rentech, Inc. - Company Statement 12
Rentech, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15
Section 2 – Company Analysis 17
Rentech, Inc. - Business Description 17
Business Description - East Dubuque 17
East Dubuque - Overview 17
East Dubuque - Production 18
East Dubuque - Financials 18
Business Description - Energy Technologies 18
Energy Technologies - Overview 18
Energy Technologies - Financials 18
Business Description - Fulghum Fibres 18
Fulghum Fibres - Overview 18
Fulghum Fibres - Financials 18
Business Description - Pasadena 18
Pasadena - Overview 18
Pasadena - Production 19
Pasadena - Financials 19
Business Description - Wood Pellets 19
Wood Pellets - Overview 19
Rentech, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 20
Rentech, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 21
SWOT Analysis - Overview 21
Rentech, Inc. - Strengths 21
Strength - Proprietary Technology 21
Strength - Strong Manufacturing Base 21
Strength - Growth in East Dubuque Segment 21
Rentech, Inc. - Weaknesses 22
Weakness - Higher Cost Structure 22
Rentech, Inc. - Opportunities 23
Opportunity - Market Prospects 23
Opportunity - Rising Demand for Fertilizers 23
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 23
Rentech, Inc. - Threats 24
Threat - Environmental Costs 24
Threat - Intense Competition 24
Threat - Raw Material Risks 24
Rentech, Inc. - Key Competitors 25
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
Section 4 – Company's Power Financial Deals and Alliances 32
Rentech, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
Rentech, Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
Rentech, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 34
Section 5 – Company's Recent Developments 35
May 11, 2015: Rentech Announces Results for First Quarter 2015 35
Apr 13, 2015: Rentech Announces Resignation of Director 38
Mar 17, 2015: Rentech Announces Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 39
Jan 05, 2015: Rentech, Inc. Announces Equity Awards for New Chief Executive Officer 46
Dec 10, 2014: Rentech, Inc. Announces Management Change 47
Nov 06, 2014: Rentech Announces Results for Third Quarter 2014 48
Oct 28, 2014: Rentech Commences Start-Up of the Atikokan Wood Pellet Facility 51
May 13, 2014: Rentech Announces Results for First Quarter 2014 52
Mar 11, 2014: Rentech Announces Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 55
Section 6 – Appendix 57
Methodology 57
Ratio Definitions 57
About GlobalData 61
Contact Us 61
Disclaimer 61

List of Tables

Rentech, Inc., Key Facts 6
Rentech, Inc., Key Employees 7
Rentech, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Rentech, Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Rentech, Inc., History 10
Rentech, Inc., Other Locations 15
Rentech, Inc., Subsidiaries 15
Rentech, Inc., Key Competitors 25
Rentech, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 26
Rentech, Inc., Annual Ratios 27
Rentech, Inc., Interim Ratios 30
Rentech, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
Rentech, Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
Rentech, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 34
Currency Codes 57
Capital Market Ratios 57
Equity Ratios 58
Profitability Ratios 58
Cost Ratios 59
Liquidity Ratios 59
Leverage Ratios 60
Efficiency Ratios 60

List of Figures

Rentech, Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 29
Rentech, Inc., Ratio Charts 31
Rentech, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
Rentech, Inc., Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33


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