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Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA (SQM-B) - 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.HighlightsSociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA (SQM), an integrated producer and distributor of specialty nutrients and industrial chemicals. It produces potassium nitrate, iodine and lithium carbonate. The company also produces specialty plant nutrients, iodine derivatives, lithium and its derivatives, potassium sulfate, potassium chloride, and certain industrial chemicals. SQM also imports and commercializes other commodity fertilizers in Chile. The company derives raw material from caliche ores and brine deposits. It sells its products worldwide through its network of representative offices and distribution affiliates. It has operations in North America, Asia, Chile and Latin America. SQM is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA Key Recent DevelopmentsJul 12,2017: Chiles SQM to acquire 50% stake in Mt Holland lithium project in WAKey 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 4List of Figures 4Section 1 - About the Company 5Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA - Key Facts 5Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA - Key Employees 6Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA - Key Employee Biographies 7Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA - Major Products and Services 8Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA - History 9Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA - Locations And Subsidiaries 12Head Office 12Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12Section 2 Company Analysis 14Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA - Business Description 14Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA - Corporate Strategy 15Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA - SWOT Analysis 16SWOT Analysis - Overview 16Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA - Strengths 16Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA - Weaknesses 17Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA - Opportunities 18Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA - Threats 19Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA - Key Competitors 20Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 21Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 21Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 22Performance Chart 25Financial Performance 25Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA, Recent Deals Summary 28Section 4 Appendix 29Methodology 29Ratio Definitions 29About GlobalData 33Contact Us 33Disclaimer 33List of TablesSociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA, Key Facts 5Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA, Key Employees 6Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA, Key Employee Biographies 7Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA, Major Products and Services 8Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA, History 9Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA, Other Locations 12Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA, Subsidiaries 12Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA, Key Competitors 20Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA, Ratios based on current share price 21Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA, Annual Ratios 22Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 23Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 24Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA, Interim Ratios 26Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA, Recent Deals Summary 28Currency Codes 29Capital Market Ratios 29Equity Ratios 30Profitability Ratios 30Cost Ratios 31Liquidity Ratios 31Leverage Ratios 32Efficiency Ratios 32List of FiguresSociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 25Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA, Ratio Charts 27