Quaker Chemical Corporation - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2016 |    No of Pages: 46 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Quaker Chemical Corporation - 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

Quaker Chemical Corporation (Quaker) is a manufacturer of specialty chemicals. It provides process fluids, chemical specialties and technical expertise. The company offers wide range of products that's include rolling lubricants, corrosion preventives, machining and grinding compounds, metal finishing compounds, forming compounds, hydraulic fluids, chemical milling maskants and construction products. It also provides chemical management services to various industries. Quaker offers its products to several industries such as steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans, and others. Geographically, the company operates in North America, Asia-Pacific, South America, and Europe, Middle East and Africa. Quaker is headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, the US.

Quaker Chemical Corporation Key Recent Developments

Feb 24, 2016: Quaker Chemical Announces Upcoming Retirements Of Patricia C. Barron And Joseph B. Anderson, Jr. As Directors And The Appointments Of Fay West And William H. Osborne As New Board Members
Oct 22, 2015: Quaker Chemical Announces Appointment Of Certain Officers
Sep 22, 2015: Quaker Chemical: Introducing New Smart Polymer Technology For The Die Casting Industry
Sep 10, 2015: Powerful Industrial Maintenance Cleaner Without Harsh Chemicals Quaker Chemical Debuts QUAKER FORMULA PURE BLUE(TM)
Aug 25, 2015: Quaker Chemical Announces Resignation of CFO

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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
Quaker Chemical Corporation - Key Facts 6
Quaker Chemical Corporation - Key Employees 7
Quaker Chemical Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8
Quaker Chemical Corporation - Major Products and Services 9
Quaker Chemical Corporation - History 13
Quaker Chemical Corporation - Company Statement 15
Quaker Chemical Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17
Section 2 - Company Analysis 19
Quaker Chemical Corporation - Business Description 19
Quaker Chemical Corporation - Corporate Strategy 20
Quaker Chemical Corporation - SWOT Analysis 21
SWOT Analysis - Overview 21
Quaker Chemical Corporation - Strengths 21
Strength - Focused Research and Development 21
Strength - Increasing in Net Working Capital 21
Quaker Chemical Corporation - Weaknesses 22
Weakness - Decline in Profitability Ratios 22
Quaker Chemical Corporation - Opportunities 23
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Paint & Coatings 23
Opportunity - Increasing Opportunities in Emerging Markets 23
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for US Chemical Industry 23
Quaker Chemical Corporation - Threats 24
Threat - Challenge of Environmental Regulations 24
Threat - Competitive Pressure 24
Threat - Increased Raw Material Prices 24
Quaker Chemical Corporation - Key Competitors 25
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 32
Feb 24, 2016: Quaker Chemical Announces Upcoming Retirements Of Patricia C. Barron And Joseph B. Anderson, Jr. As Directors And The Appointments Of Fay West And William H. Osborne As New Board Members 32
Oct 22, 2015: Quaker Chemical Announces Appointment Of Certain Officers 33
Sep 22, 2015: Quaker Chemical: Introducing New Smart Polymer Technology For The Die Casting Industry 34
Sep 10, 2015: Powerful Industrial Maintenance Cleaner Without Harsh Chemicals Quaker Chemical Debuts QUAKER FORMULA PURE BLUE(TM) 35
Aug 25, 2015: Quaker Chemical Announces Resignation of CFO 36
Apr 29, 2015: Quaker Chemical Announces First Quarter 2015 Results 37
Feb 26, 2015: Quaker Chemical Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Results 39
Section 5 - Appendix 42
Methodology 42
Ratio Definitions 42
About GlobalData 46
Contact Us 46
Disclaimer 46

List of Tables
Quaker Chemical Corporation, Key Facts 6
Quaker Chemical Corporation, Key Employees 7
Quaker Chemical Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8
Quaker Chemical Corporation, Major Products and Services 9
Quaker Chemical Corporation, History 13
Quaker Chemical Corporation, Subsidiaries 17
Quaker Chemical Corporation, Key Competitors 25
Quaker Chemical Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 26
Quaker Chemical Corporation, Annual Ratios 27
Quaker Chemical Corporation, Interim Ratios 30
Currency Codes 42
Capital Market Ratios 42
Equity Ratios 43
Profitability Ratios 43
Cost Ratios 44
Liquidity Ratios 44
Leverage Ratios 45
Efficiency Ratios 45

List of Figures
Quaker Chemical Corporation, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 29
Quaker Chemical Corporation, Ratio Charts 31


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