BASF SE (BAS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2016 |    No of Pages: 73 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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BASF SE (BAS) - 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

BASF SE (BASF) is a chemical company, which carries out research and development, production, marketing and sale chemicals, plastics, agricultural solutions, oil and gas and performance products. It caters to a wide range of industries including construction, furniture, paper and pulp, construction, electronics, paints and coatings, automotive, and others. Its product line comprises solvents, electronic chemicals, concrete admixtures, pigments, food additives, fungicides and herbicides. 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 Developments

Apr 01, 2016: Gazprom And OMV Sign Documents To Further Develop Strategic Cooperation
Mar 29, 2016: Gazprom And France Discuss Russian Gas Supplies To French Republic
Mar 24, 2016: BASF To Increase Prices For All Polyamide 6 And Polyamide 6.6 Base Polymers, Caprolactam And Adipic Acid In Europe
Mar 10, 2016: Gazprom discusses Nord Stream 2 Project With BASF, ENGIE, OMV, Shell And Uniper
Feb 26, 2016: BASF: Market Environment Remains Volatile And Challenging

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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
BASF SE - Key Facts 6
BASF SE - Key Employees 7
BASF SE - Key Employee Biographies 8
BASF SE - Major Products and Services 9
BASF SE - Key Operational Summary 11
BASF SE - History 12
BASF SE - Company Statement 25
BASF SE - Locations And Subsidiaries 27
Head Office 27
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 27
Joint Venture 31
Section 2 - Company Analysis 32
BASF SE - Business Description 32
BASF SE - Corporate Strategy 34
BASF SE - SWOT Analysis 35
SWOT Analysis - Overview 35
BASF SE - Strengths 35
Strength - Strong Support: Functional Materials & Solutions 35
Strength - Research and Development 35
Strength - Diverse End Markets 35
BASF SE - Weaknesses 36
Weakness - Declined Sales 36
Weakness - Operational Issues 36
BASF SE - Opportunities 37
Opportunity - Growing Paint and Coating Industry 37
Opportunity - Partnerships and Agreements 37
Opportunity - New Products and Solutions 37
BASF SE - Threats 38
Threat - Environmental Regulations 38
Threat - Declining Oil Prices 38
Threat - Competitive Pressure 38
BASF SE - Key Competitors 39
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 40
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 40
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 41
Performance Chart 43
Financial Performance 43
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 44
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 45
Section 4 - Company's, Oil & Gas, Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances 46
BASF SE, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 46
BASF SE, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 47
BASF SE, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 48
BASF SE, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 49
BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 50
BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 51
BASF SE, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 52
BASF SE, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 53
BASF SE, Recent Deals Summary 54
Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 55
Apr 01, 2016: Gazprom And OMV Sign Documents To Further Develop Strategic Cooperation 55
Mar 29, 2016: Gazprom And France Discuss Russian Gas Supplies To French Republic 57
Mar 24, 2016: BASF To Increase Prices For All Polyamide 6 And Polyamide 6.6 Base Polymers, Caprolactam And Adipic Acid In Europe 58
Mar 10, 2016: Gazprom discusses Nord Stream 2 Project With BASF, ENGIE, OMV, Shell And Uniper 59
Feb 26, 2016: BASF: Market Environment Remains Volatile And Challenging 60
Feb 26, 2016: BASF: Personnel Changes In Investor Relations And Corporate Communications 63
Feb 18, 2016: Fluor Awarded EPCM Work For BASF Chemicals Project 64
Feb 10, 2016: BASF: Katja Scharpwinkel New Head Of Automotive Refinish Coatings Solutions Europe Business Unit 65
Feb 04, 2016: BASF Announces New Managing Director For BASF Philippines 66
Feb 03, 2016: BASF: Gustavo Palerosi Carneiro To Lead BASF's Crop Protection Business In Asia Pacific 67
Section 6 - Appendix 68
Methodology 68
Ratio Definitions 68
About GlobalData 72
Contact Us 72
Disclaimer 72

List of Tables
BASF SE, Key Facts 6
BASF SE, Key Employees 7
BASF SE, Key Employee Biographies 8
BASF SE, Major Products and Services 9
BASF SE, Key Operational Summary, 2011 11
BASF SE, History 12
BASF SE, Subsidiaries 27
BASF SE, Joint Venture 31
BASF SE, Key Competitors 39
BASF SE, Ratios based on current share price 40
BASF SE, Annual Ratios 41
BASF SE, Interim Ratios 44
BASF SE, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 46
BASF SE, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 47
BASF SE, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 48
BASF SE, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 49
BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 50
BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 51
BASF SE, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 52
BASF SE, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 53
BASF SE, Recent Deals Summary 54
Currency Codes 68
Units 68
Capital Market Ratios 68
Equity Ratios 69
Profitability Ratios 69
Cost Ratios 70
Liquidity Ratios 70
Leverage Ratios 71
Efficiency Ratios 71

List of Figures
BASF SE, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 43
BASF SE, Ratio Charts 45
BASF SE, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 46
BASF SE, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 47
BASF SE, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 48
BASF SE, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 49
BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 50
BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 51
BASF SE, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 52
BASF SE, Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 53


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