AECI Limited (AFE) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2015 |    No of Pages: 34 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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AECI Limited (AFE) - 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

AECI Limited (AECI) is a chemical company that develops and manufactures specialty chemicals. The company offers wide range of products that include commercial explosives, initiating systems, chemical raw materials resins, agricultural chemicals and others. It also offers services such as development, sale and lease of properties. AECI offer its products to various markets such as mining and manufacturing sectors in both domestic and international markets. The company's major manufacturing sites are located in Johannesburg and Durban, South Africa. Geographically, the company operates in UK, Australia, South Africa, Rest of Africa, North America, South America, Europe and Asia. AECI is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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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
AECI Limited - Key Facts 6
AECI Limited - Key Employees 7
AECI Limited - Key Employee Biographies 8
AECI Limited - Major Products and Services 9
AECI Limited - History 11
AECI Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 – Company Analysis 16
AECI Limited - Business Description 16
AECI Limited - Corporate Strategy 17
AECI Limited - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
AECI Limited - Strengths 18
Strength - Growth Pillar: Specialty Chemicals 18
Strength - Leading Market Position 18
Strength - Operational Performance 18
AECI Limited - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Increasing Receivables 19
Weakness - Antitrust Concerns 19
AECI Limited - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Paints and Coatings 20
Opportunity - Growth Opportunities in Emerging Markets 20
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 20
AECI Limited - Threats 21
Threat - Regulatory Environment 21
Threat - Competitive Market 21
Threat - International and Political Risk 21
AECI Limited - 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
AECI Limited, Recent Deals Summary 29
Section 4 – Appendix 30
Methodology 30
Ratio Definitions 30
About GlobalData 34
Contact Us 34
Disclaimer 34

List of Tables

AECI Limited, Key Facts 6
AECI Limited, Key Employees 7
AECI Limited, Key Employee Biographies 8
AECI Limited, Major Products and Services 9
AECI Limited, History 11
AECI Limited, Subsidiaries 14
AECI Limited, Key Competitors 22
AECI Limited, Ratios based on current share price 23
AECI Limited, Annual Ratios 24
AECI Limited, Interim Ratios 27
AECI Limited, Recent Deals Summary 29
Currency Codes 30
Capital Market Ratios 30
Equity Ratios 31
Profitability Ratios 31
Cost Ratios 32
Liquidity Ratios 32
Leverage Ratios 33
Efficiency Ratios 33

List of Figures

AECI Limited, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 26
AECI Limited, Ratio Charts 28


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