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Omnova Solutions Inc. (OMN) - 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.HighlightsOmnova Solutions Inc. (Omnova) is a chemical manufacturing company, which undertakes the development, production and sale of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals and decorative and functional surfaces. Omnova was spun off from GenCorp Inc., a major technology-based manufacturer. It offers products such as latices, resins, adhesives, specialty rubbers, vinyl, paper, performance films, specialty laminates and others, which have applications in the commercial, residential, flooring and transportation markets, and the industrial sector. The company has manufacturing plants in North America, Europe and Asia and technology centers in Akron, Ohio; Chester, South Carolina; Villejust, France; Valia, India; Shanghai, China; and Rayong, Thailand. Omnova is headquartered in Beachwood, Ohio, the US.Omnova Solutions Inc. Key Recent DevelopmentsApr 27, 2015: OMNOVA Solutions Announces Price Increase For Latex Products Sold Into The AmericasApr 08, 2015: OMNOVA Solutions Reports First Quarter 2015 Results And Reaffirms Full-Year 2015 Guidance Of Significant Growth In Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per ShareJan 20, 2015: OMNOVA Solutions Achieves Its Anticipated Results In Fourth Quarter 2014Nov 15, 2013: OMNOVA Solutions Updates Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2013 Earnings GuidanceSep 30, 2013: OMNOVA Solutions Reports Improved Third Quarter 2013 ResultsKey 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 6Omnova Solutions Inc. - Key Facts 6Omnova Solutions Inc. - Key Employees 7Omnova Solutions Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8Omnova Solutions Inc. - Major Products and Services 9Omnova Solutions Inc. - History 12Omnova Solutions Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16Head Office 16Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16Section 2 – Company Analysis 18Omnova Solutions Inc. - Business Description 18Omnova Solutions Inc. - Corporate Strategy 19Omnova Solutions Inc. - SWOT Analysis 20SWOT Analysis - Overview 20Omnova Solutions Inc. - Strengths 20Strength - Strong R&D Activities 20Strength - Manufacturing Capabilities 20Strength - Diverse End Markets 20Omnova Solutions Inc. - Weaknesses 21Weakness - Declined Liquidity 21Weakness - Decline in Financial Performance 21Omnova Solutions Inc. - Opportunities 22Opportunity - Product Innovation 22Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Petrochemical Industry 22Omnova Solutions Inc. - Threats 23Threat - Increased Competition 23Threat - Increasing Price of Raw Materials 23Threat - Stringent Regulations 23Omnova Solutions Inc. - Key Competitors 24Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26Performance Chart 27Financial Performance 27Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29Section 4 – Company’s Petrochemicals Financial Deals and Alliances 30Omnova Solutions Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30Omnova Solutions Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31Omnova Solutions Inc., Recent Deals Summary 32Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 33Apr 27, 2015: OMNOVA Solutions Announces Price Increase For Latex Products Sold Into The Americas 33Apr 08, 2015: OMNOVA Solutions Reports First Quarter 2015 Results And Reaffirms Full-Year 2015 Guidance Of Significant Growth In Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share 34Jan 20, 2015: OMNOVA Solutions Achieves Its Anticipated Results In Fourth Quarter 2014 37Sep 25, 2014: OMNOVA Solutions Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results 41Jun 25, 2014: OMNOVA Solutions Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 44May 07, 2014: OMNOVA Solutions: Michael Hicks To Retire From OMNOVA Solutions; Paul DeSantis To Join Company As New Senior VP And Chief Financial Officer 47Apr 02, 2014: OMNOVA Solutions Reports Improved First Quarter 2014 Results 48Jan 21, 2014: OMNOVA Solutions Reports Improved Fourth Quarter 2013 Results 50Section 6 – Appendix 52Methodology 52Ratio Definitions 52About GlobalData 56Contact Us 56Disclaimer 56List of TablesOmnova Solutions Inc., Key Facts 6Omnova Solutions Inc., Key Employees 7Omnova Solutions Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8Omnova Solutions Inc., Major Products and Services 9Omnova Solutions Inc., History 12Omnova Solutions Inc., Other Locations 16Omnova Solutions Inc., Subsidiaries 17Omnova Solutions Inc., Key Competitors 24Omnova Solutions Inc., Ratios based on current share price 25Omnova Solutions Inc., Annual Ratios 26Omnova Solutions Inc., Interim Ratios 28Omnova Solutions Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30Omnova Solutions Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31Omnova Solutions Inc., Recent Deals Summary 32Currency Codes 52Capital Market Ratios 52Equity Ratios 53Profitability Ratios 53Cost Ratios 54Liquidity Ratios 54Leverage Ratios 55Efficiency Ratios 55List of FiguresOmnova Solutions Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 27Omnova Solutions Inc., Ratio Charts 29Omnova Solutions Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30Omnova Solutions Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31