Arab Potash Company PLC (APOT) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jul, 2015 |    No of Pages: 35 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Arab Potash Company PLC (APOT) - 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

Arab Potash Company PLC (APC) is a mineral and industrial chemicals company that manufactures and markets potash, industrial potash, bromine, industrial salt and NPK fertilizers. It provides various grades of potash such as standard, fine, granular and industrial. The company offers its products to agricultural and chemical industries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. The company has manufacturing facilities in Al Karak and Aqaba, Jordan. Geographically, the company operates in various countries including China, India, Malaysia, Pakistan, Indonesia, Philippines, Egypt, Spain, Taiwan, Korea, Belgium and Thailand. APC is headquartered in Amman, Jordan.

In May 2015, APS signed a sales contract with Indian Potash Limited for the sale of 275,000 MT of Potash. It also formed partnership with Zuari Agro Chemicals Ltd to supply 230,000 MT of Potash.

Arab Potash Company PLC Key Recent Developments

Apr 05, 2015: APC And Sinochem Fertilizer Macao Commercial Offshore ( Sinochem Macao) Agree On 2015 Contract

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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
Arab Potash Company PLC - Key Facts 6
Arab Potash Company PLC - Key Employees 7
Arab Potash Company PLC - Key Employee Biographies 8
Arab Potash Company PLC - Major Products and Services 9
Arab Potash Company PLC - History 10
Arab Potash Company PLC - Company Statement 12
Arab Potash Company PLC - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Joint Venture 15
Section 2 – Company Analysis 16
Arab Potash Company PLC - Business Description 16
Arab Potash Company PLC - Corporate Strategy 17
Arab Potash Company PLC - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
Arab Potash Company PLC - Strengths 18
Strength - Market Presence 18
Strength - Strong Marketing and Operational Activities 18
Arab Potash Company PLC - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Cost Efficiency 19
Weakness - Decline in Net Working Capital 19
Arab Potash Company PLC - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Increasing Need: Improved Agricultural Production 20
Opportunity - Key Investments 20
Opportunity - Growing Demand for Fertilizers 20
Arab Potash Company PLC - Threats 21
Threat - Intense Competition 21
Threat - Effect of Natural Disasters 21
Threat - Regulatory Environment 21
Arab Potash Company PLC - Key Competitors 22
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 24
Performance Chart 26
Financial Performance 26
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 29
Apr 05, 2015: APC And Sinochem Fertilizer Macao Commercial Offshore ( Sinochem Macao) Agree On 2015 Contract 29
Feb 19, 2014: Noble Energy Announces Agreement To Sell Tamar Gas To Multiple Customers In Jordan 30
Section 5 – Appendix 31
Methodology 31
Ratio Definitions 31
About GlobalData 35
Contact Us 35
Disclaimer 35

List of Tables

Arab Potash Company PLC, Key Facts 6
Arab Potash Company PLC, Key Employees 7
Arab Potash Company PLC, Key Employee Biographies 8
Arab Potash Company PLC, Major Products and Services 9
Arab Potash Company PLC, History 10
Arab Potash Company PLC, Other Locations 14
Arab Potash Company PLC, Subsidiaries 14
Arab Potash Company PLC, Joint Venture 15
Arab Potash Company PLC, Key Competitors 22
Arab Potash Company PLC, Ratios based on current share price 23
Arab Potash Company PLC, Annual Ratios 24
Arab Potash Company PLC, Interim Ratios 27
Currency Codes 31
Capital Market Ratios 31
Equity Ratios 32
Profitability Ratios 32
Cost Ratios 33
Liquidity Ratios 33
Leverage Ratios 34
Efficiency Ratios 34

List of Figures

Arab Potash Company PLC, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 26
Arab Potash Company PLC, Ratio Charts 28


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