Lanxess AG (LXS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jul, 2017 |    No of Pages: 53 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Lanxess AG (LXS) - 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

Lanxess AG (Lanxess) is a specialty chemical manufacturing company that develops, manufactures and markets rubber, plastics, specialty chemicals and intermediates. The company's product portfolio includes chlorobenzenes, chlorotoluenes, cresols, nitrotoluenes and their derivatives, amines, benzyl products, hydrofluoric acid, maleic anhydride, hydrazine hydrate, trimethylol propane and hexandiol. It also supplies synthetic rubbers through a joint venture, ARLANXEO, with Saudi Aramco. Lanxess' products find applications in agrochemicals, automotive, construction, aromas and flavors, pharmaceuticals, tire chemicals, electrical, electronics and medical equipment, leather processing and water treatment among others. The company has operations in the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Lanxess is headquartered in Cologne, Germany.

Lanxess AG Key Recent Developments

Jul 06,2017: Saudi Aramco Consolidates Position In Global Energy Industry: 2016 Annual Review
May 11,2017: Lanxess Expects Best Results In Company History In 2017
May 11,2017: LANXESS Appoints Stephen C. Forsyth For Chemtura Integration As Further Member Of Board Of Management
May 05,2017: Jens-Christian Blad Appointed New Head Of Corporate Development At Lanxess
Mar 16,2017: LANXESS Invests EUR 100 Million, Primarily In Its German Sites

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 5
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Lanxess AG - Key Facts 6
Lanxess AG - Key Employees 7
Lanxess AG - Key Employee Biographies 8
Lanxess AG - Major Products and Services 9
Lanxess AG - History 11
Lanxess AG - Company Statement 14
Lanxess AG - Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15
Joint Venture 17
Section 2 - Company Analysis 18
Lanxess AG - Business Description 18
Lanxess AG - Corporate Strategy 19
Lanxess AG - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
Lanxess AG - Strengths 20
Lanxess AG - Weaknesses 21
Lanxess AG - Opportunities 22
Lanxess AG - Threats 23
Lanxess AG - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
Section 4 - Company's, Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances 32
Lanxess AG, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 32
Lanxess AG, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 33
Lanxess AG, Recent Deals Summary 34
Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 35
Jul 06, 2017: Saudi Aramco Consolidates Position In Global Energy Industry: 2016 Annual Review 35
May 11, 2017: Lanxess Expects Best Results In Company History In 2017 37
May 11, 2017: LANXESS Appoints Stephen C. Forsyth For Chemtura Integration As Further Member Of Board Of Management 38
May 05, 2017: Jens-Christian Blad Appointed New Head Of Corporate Development At Lanxess 39
Mar 16, 2017: LANXESS Invests EUR 100 Million, Primarily In Its German Sites 40
Nov 10, 2016: LANXESS again raises guidance for 2016 after strong third quarter 41
Aug 10, 2016: Lanxess increases earnings forecast for 2016 43
Jul 21, 2016: Changes on the Supervisory Board of Lanxess AG 45
Jul 13, 2016: Lanxess demonstrates end-to-end water treatment solutions at Singapore International Water Week 2016 46
May 11, 2016: LANXESS Raises Guidance For 2016 After Strong First Quarter 48
Section 6 - Appendix 49
Methodology 49
Ratio Definitions 49
About GlobalData 53
Contact Us 53
Disclaimer 53

List of Tables
Lanxess AG, Key Facts 6
Lanxess AG, Key Employees 7
Lanxess AG, Key Employee Biographies 8
Lanxess AG, Major Products and Services 9
Lanxess AG, History 11
Lanxess AG, Subsidiaries 15
Lanxess AG, Joint Venture 17
Lanxess AG, Key Competitors 24
Lanxess AG, Ratios based on current share price 25
Lanxess AG, Annual Ratios 26
Lanxess AG, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 27
Lanxess AG, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 28
Lanxess AG, Interim Ratios 30
Lanxess AG, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 32
Lanxess AG, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 33
Lanxess AG, Recent Deals Summary 34
Currency Codes 49
Capital Market Ratios 49
Equity Ratios 50
Profitability Ratios 50
Cost Ratios 51
Liquidity Ratios 51
Leverage Ratios 52
Efficiency Ratios 52

List of Figures
Lanxess AG, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 29
Lanxess AG, Ratio Charts 31
Lanxess AG, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 32
Lanxess AG, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 33


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