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BASF SE (BAS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the companys businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the companys 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 companys operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy Analysts summarization of the companys business strategy.- SWOT Analysis A detailed analysis of the companys 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.HighlightsBASF SE (BASF) is a chemical company, which carries out research and development, production, marketing and sales of chemicals, plastics, agricultural solutions, oil and gas and performance products. Its product line comprises solvents, adhesives, surfactant, organic chemicals, fuel additives, electronic chemicals, concrete admixtures, pigments, paints, food additives, fungicides , herbicides and among others. The company caters to a wide range of industries including construction, furniture and wood, agriculture, paper and pulp, electronics and electrical, paints and coatings, automotive, home care, nutrition, chemicals and others. BASF carries out research and development in alliance with global customers, scientists and partners. The company operates through an extensive network of manufacturing facilities across the world. It has presence in Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, Africa, Middle East and North America. BASF is headquartered in Ludwigshafen, Germany.BASF SE Key Recent DevelopmentsMay 18,2017: Coreworx Confirmed To Speak At World's Largest Downstream Industry EventMay 13,2017: Philippines National Oil Plans To Buy Oil From iranApr 27,2017: BASF: Sales And Earnings Considerably Above Prior First QuarterApr 25,2017: California Research Alliance By BASF Establishes More Than 25 Research Projects In Three YearsApr 10,2017: GeoPark Announces First Quarter 2017 Operational UpdateKey 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 companys 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 companys 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 3List of Tables 5List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6BASF SE - Key Facts 6BASF SE - Key Employees 7BASF SE - Key Employee Biographies 9BASF SE - Major Products and Services 10BASF SE - History 12BASF SE - Company Statement 23BASF SE - Locations And Subsidiaries 25Head Office 25Other Locations & Subsidiaries 25Joint Venture 28Section 2 Company Analysis 30BASF SE - Business Description 30BASF SE - Corporate Strategy 32BASF SE - SWOT Analysis 33SWOT Analysis - Overview 33BASF SE - Strengths 33BASF SE - Weaknesses 34BASF SE - Opportunities 35BASF SE - Threats 37BASF SE - Key Competitors 38Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 39Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 39Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 40Performance Chart 43Financial Performance 43Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 44Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 45Section 4 Companys, Power, Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances 46BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 46BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 47BASF SE, Recent Deals Summary 48Section 5 Companys Recent Developments 49May 18, 2017: Coreworx Confirmed To Speak At World's Largest Downstream Industry Event 49May 13, 2017: Philippines National Oil Plans To Buy Oil From iran 50Apr 27, 2017: BASF: Sales And Earnings Considerably Above Prior First Quarter 51Apr 25, 2017: California Research Alliance By BASF Establishes More Than 25 Research Projects In Three Years 53Apr 10, 2017: GeoPark Announces First Quarter 2017 Operational Update 54Mar 21, 2017: Gazprom And BASF Address Joint Hydrocarbon Production Projects In Russia 57Mar 15, 2017: BASF Increases Prices For Ethanolamines In Europe 58Feb 24, 2017: BASF: Sales And Earnings In The 4th Quarter Considerably Above Prior-Year Quarter 59Feb 21, 2017: BASF introduces new light stabilizers for wood and metal coatings 62Dec 16, 2016: Umicore to appeal decision regarding its imports of certain rechargeable battery materials into the United States 63Section 6 Appendix 64Methodology 64Ratio Definitions 64About GlobalData 68Contact Us 68Disclaimer 68List of TablesBASF SE, Key Facts 6BASF SE, Key Employees 7BASF SE, Key Employee Biographies 9BASF SE, Major Products and Services 10BASF SE, History 12BASF SE, Subsidiaries 25BASF SE, Joint Venture 28BASF SE, Key Competitors 38BASF SE, Ratios based on current share price 39BASF SE, Annual Ratios 40BASF SE, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 41BASF SE, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 42BASF SE, Interim Ratios 44BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 46BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 47BASF SE, Recent Deals Summary 48Currency Codes 64Capital Market Ratios 64Equity Ratios 65Profitability Ratios 65Cost Ratios 66Liquidity Ratios 66Leverage Ratios 67Efficiency Ratios 67List of FiguresBASF SE, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 43BASF SE, Ratio Charts 45BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 46BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 47