Solazyme, Inc. (SZYM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2015 |    No of Pages: 48 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Solazyme, Inc. (SZYM) - 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

Solazyme, Inc. (Solazyme) is the renewable oil and bioproducts company. It develops wide range renewable oils, and powerhouse ingredients that find applications in nutrition, skin and personal care, sustainable fuels, and other industrial markets. Its proprietary technology transforms a range of plant-based sugars into high-value triglyceride oils, and other bi-products. The company's major product offerings include whole algal flours and proteins; eruric acid; cocoa butter equivalent; myristic; lauric; oleic; and caprylic families among others. Solazyme focuses on sale of oil-based products including tailored oils and powdered oils to companies which use them either as raw materials or intermediates. The company also invested in a consumer-focused business (Solazyme Consumer Products) which commercializes branded products manufactured through various proprietary processes. Solazyme is headquartered in South San Francisco, California, the US.

Solazyme, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Jul 30, 2015: Solazyme Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results
Jun 29, 2015: Volkswagen Completes Successful Renewable Fuel Evaluation With Solazyme and Amyris
May 06, 2015: Solazyme Reports First Quarter 2015 Results
Apr 14, 2015: Flotek Industries And Solazyme Announce Strategic Agreements To Develop And Market Advanced Drilling Fluid Technologies And Expand Marketing Of Encapso In The Middle East
Feb 26, 2015: Solazyme Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results

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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
Solazyme, Inc. - Key Facts 6
Solazyme, Inc. - Key Employees 7
Solazyme, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Solazyme, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Solazyme, Inc. - History 10
Solazyme, Inc. - Company Statement 13
Solazyme, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Joint Venture 16
Section 2 – Company Analysis 17
Solazyme, Inc. - Business Description 17
Solazyme, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 19
Solazyme, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
Solazyme, Inc. - Strengths 20
Strength - Operational Flexibility 20
Strength - Top Line Growth 20
Strength - Increase in Net Working Capital 20
Solazyme, Inc. - Weaknesses 21
Weakness - Rising Debt Burden 21
Solazyme, Inc. - Opportunities 22
Opportunity - New Products 22
Opportunity - Business Agreements 22
Opportunity - Strategic Partnerships 22
Solazyme, Inc. - Threats 23
Threat - Volatile Petroleum Prices 23
Threat - Intense Competition 23
Threat - Environmental Regulations: REACH 23
Solazyme, Inc. - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26
Performance Chart 27
Financial Performance 27
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29
Section 4 – Company's, Power, Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances 30
Solazyme, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Solazyme, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Solazyme, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 32
Section 5 – Company's Recent Developments 33
Jul 30, 2015: Solazyme Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 33
Jun 29, 2015: Volkswagen Completes Successful Renewable Fuel Evaluation With Solazyme and Amyris 34
May 06, 2015: Solazyme Reports First Quarter 2015 Results 35
Apr 14, 2015: Flotek Industries And Solazyme Announce Strategic Agreements To Develop And Market Advanced Drilling Fluid Technologies And Expand Marketing Of Encapso In The Middle East 36
Feb 26, 2015: Solazyme Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results 38
Nov 07, 2014: Versalis Will Expand Market Access And Drive Global Sales For Encapso As A High-Performance And Sustainable Drilling Fluid Additive 39
Nov 05, 2014: Solazyme Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results 40
Nov 05, 2014: Solazyme Launches Partnership with Versalis to Commercialize Encapso 41
Oct 16, 2014: EPA honors Calif. companies Amyris and Solazyme for using green chemistry to create renewable and sustainable plant-based fuels 42
Oct 10, 2014: Solazyme Announces Appointment of Former DuPont CFO Gary Pfeiffer to the Board of Directors 43
Section 6 – Appendix 44
Methodology 44
Ratio Definitions 44
About GlobalData 48
Contact Us 48
Disclaimer 48

List of Tables

Solazyme, Inc., Key Facts 6
Solazyme, Inc., Key Employees 7
Solazyme, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Solazyme, Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Solazyme, Inc., History 10
Solazyme, Inc., Other Locations 16
Solazyme, Inc., Subsidiaries 16
Solazyme, Inc., Joint Venture 16
Solazyme, Inc., Key Competitors 24
Solazyme, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 25
Solazyme, Inc., Annual Ratios 26
Solazyme, Inc., Interim Ratios 28
Solazyme, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Solazyme, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Solazyme, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 32
Currency Codes 44
Capital Market Ratios 44
Equity Ratios 45
Profitability Ratios 45
Cost Ratios 46
Liquidity Ratios 46
Leverage Ratios 47
Efficiency Ratios 47

List of Figures

Solazyme, Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 27
Solazyme, Inc., Ratio Charts 29
Solazyme, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Solazyme, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31


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