Intrepid Potash, Inc. (IPI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2015 |    No of Pages: 35 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Intrepid Potash, Inc. (IPI) - 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.


Intrepid Potash, Inc. (Intrepid) is the only producers of potash in the US. The company also produces a highly sought-after specialty fertilizer, Trio, which delivers three key nutrients, potassium, magnesium and sulfate, in a single particle. It is used as an essential nutrient for healthy crop development, utilized in several industrial applications and used as an ingredient in animal feed. Intrepid produces potash from three solar solution facilities and two conventional underground mines facilities. The company operates in the southwestern and western US, and markets its products through PCS Sales (USA), Inc. under exclusive marketing agreements in other international markets such as Mexico, Latin America, and Ghana. The company has six active potash production facilities in New Mexico and Utah. Intrepid is headquartered in Colorado, the US.

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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
Intrepid Potash, Inc. - Key Facts 6
Intrepid Potash, Inc. - Key Employees 7
Intrepid Potash, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Intrepid Potash, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Intrepid Potash, Inc. - History 10
Intrepid Potash, Inc. - Company Statement 11
Intrepid Potash, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13
Section 2 – Company Analysis 14
Intrepid Potash, Inc. - Business Description 14
Intrepid Potash, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 15
Intrepid Potash, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 16
SWOT Analysis - Overview 16
Intrepid Potash, Inc. - Strengths 16
Strength - Increasing Cash Reserves 16
Strength - Dominant Market Position 16
Strength - Innovation and Modernization 16
Intrepid Potash, Inc. - Weaknesses 17
Weakness - Increasing Costs 17
Intrepid Potash, Inc. - Opportunities 18
Opportunity - Growth in Potash Consumption 18
Opportunity - Lack of Substitutes 18
Opportunity - Capital Investments: 2014 18
Intrepid Potash, Inc. - Threats 19
Threat - Competition 19
Threat - Environmental, Safety and Health Regulations 19
Threat - Globalization Poses Significant Challenges 19
Intrepid Potash, Inc. - Key Competitors 20
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 22
Performance Chart 24
Financial Performance 24
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 26
Intrepid Potash, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 27
Section 4 – Company's Recent Developments 28
Jul 30, 2014: Intrepid Potash Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results and Senior Executive Transition 28
Section 5 – Appendix 31
Methodology 31
Ratio Definitions 31
About GlobalData 35
Contact Us 35
Disclaimer 35

List of Tables

Intrepid Potash, Inc., Key Facts 6
Intrepid Potash, Inc., Key Employees 7
Intrepid Potash, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Intrepid Potash, Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Intrepid Potash, Inc., History 10
Intrepid Potash, Inc., Subsidiaries 13
Intrepid Potash, Inc., Key Competitors 20
Intrepid Potash, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 21
Intrepid Potash, Inc., Annual Ratios 22
Intrepid Potash, Inc., Interim Ratios 25
Intrepid Potash, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 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

Intrepid Potash, Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 24
Intrepid Potash, Inc., Ratio Charts 26

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