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SGL Carbon SE (SGL) - 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.HighlightsSGL Carbon SE (SGL) is one of the leading global manufacturers of specialty chemicals. It manufactures and distributes carbon products, graphite products and composite materials. The company carries out the production of natural and synthetic graphite products for a variety of industrial applications. The products that the company offer find applications in several industries, such as steel, aluminum, automotive, chemical, wind energy, semiconductor, solar power, battery, and environmental protection, among others. It also offers system solutions and after sale services to its customers. Geographically, the company distributes its products across Germany, Rest of the Europe, North America and Asia. SGL is headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany.SGL Carbon SE Key Recent DevelopmentsJul 07, 2015: SGL Group defines further strategic milestones for long-term profitable growthJan 28, 2015: Preliminary results of fiscal year 2014: slightly better than expected operating performance but substantial net lossApr 26, 2013: SGL Reports Revenue Of €414.1m In Q1 2013Mar 14, 2013: SGL Reports Revenue Of €1.7 Billion In 2012Key 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 6SGL Carbon SE - Key Facts 6SGL Carbon SE - Key Employees 7SGL Carbon SE - Key Employee Biographies 8SGL Carbon SE - Major Products and Services 9SGL Carbon SE - History 11SGL Carbon SE - Company Statement 13SGL Carbon SE - Locations And Subsidiaries 15Head Office 15Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15Joint Venture 16Section 2 – Company Analysis 17SGL Carbon SE - Business Description 17SGL Carbon SE - Corporate Strategy 18SGL Carbon SE - SWOT Analysis 19SWOT Analysis - Overview 19SGL Carbon SE - Strengths 19Strength - Leading Market Position 19Strength - Wide Customer Base 19Strength - Centralized Research & Development Activities 19SGL Carbon SE - Weaknesses 20Weakness - Performance Products Pushes Down Revenue 20SGL Carbon SE - Opportunities 21Opportunity - Cost Savings: SGL2015 Program 21Opportunity - Business Alliances 21Opportunity - New Product Launches 21SGL Carbon SE - Threats 22Threat - Intense Competition 22Threat - Stringent Regulatory Environment 22Threat - Technological Changes in End Use Markets 22SGL Carbon SE - Key Competitors 23Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25Performance Chart 27Financial Performance 27Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29Section 4 – Company’s, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 30SGL Carbon SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30SGL Carbon SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31SGL Carbon SE, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32SGL Carbon SE, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33SGL Carbon SE, Recent Deals Summary 34Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 35Jul 07, 2015: SGL Group defines further strategic milestones for long-term profitable growth 35Jan 28, 2015: Preliminary results of fiscal year 2014: slightly better than expected operating performance but substantial net loss 37Jun 16, 2014: SGL Carbon SE: Dr. Michael Majerus to become new CFO 38Feb 20, 2014: SGL Carbon Announces Preliminary Results of fiscal year 2013 39Section 6 – Appendix 40Methodology 40Ratio Definitions 40About GlobalData 44Contact Us 44Disclaimer 44List of TablesSGL Carbon SE, Key Facts 6SGL Carbon SE, Key Employees 7SGL Carbon SE, Key Employee Biographies 8SGL Carbon SE, Major Products and Services 9SGL Carbon SE, History 11SGL Carbon SE, Subsidiaries 15SGL Carbon SE, Joint Venture 16SGL Carbon SE, Key Competitors 23SGL Carbon SE, Ratios based on current share price 24SGL Carbon SE, Annual Ratios 25SGL Carbon SE, Interim Ratios 28SGL Carbon SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30SGL Carbon SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31SGL Carbon SE, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32SGL Carbon SE, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33SGL Carbon SE, Recent Deals Summary 34Currency Codes 40Capital Market Ratios 40Equity Ratios 41Profitability Ratios 41Cost Ratios 42Liquidity Ratios 42Leverage Ratios 43Efficiency Ratios 43List of FiguresSGL Carbon SE, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 27SGL Carbon SE, Ratio Charts 29SGL Carbon SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30SGL Carbon SE, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31SGL Carbon SE, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32SGL Carbon SE, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33