Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA (PCA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2015 |    No of Pages: 37 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA (PCA) - 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.

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- 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

Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA (PCAS) develops and manufactures complex molecules for life sciences and specialty chemicals markets. It designs and delivers the best industrial solutions for its customers' specific expectations. The company develops molecules used in pharmaceuticals, photographic products, glass, perfume, electronics, and petroleum. The company also manufactures fine mineral chemicals and industrial specialty chemicals, and offers laboratory analysis services to petroleum products manufacturers. PCAS also develops ranges of proprietary products based on intellectual property. The company's operations are classified into two segments namely, Pharmaceutical Synthesis and Performance Fine Chemicals. The company has operations in Europe, France, Asia Pacific, North America and Others. PCAS is headquartered in Longjumeau, France.

Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA Key Recent Developments

Feb 19, 2015: Strong Financials And Growth Prospects Lead PCAS To Return To Dividends

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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
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA - Key Facts 6
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA - Key Employees 7
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA - Key Employee Biographies 8
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA - Major Products and Services 9
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA - History 10
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA - Company Statement 12
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA - Key Manufacturing Facilities 15
Joint Venture 15
Section 2 – Company Analysis 16
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA - Business Description 16
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA - Corporate Strategy 17
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA - Strengths 18
Strength - Focused R&D 18
Strength - Globally Distributed Manufacturing & Commercial Facilities 18
Strength - Increasing Net Working Capital 18
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Lower Margins 19
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Emerging Markets 20
Opportunity - Rising Demand from Pharmaceutical Sectors 20
Opportunity - Growth Initiatives 20
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA - Threats 21
Threat - Growing Competition 21
Threat - Raw Material Procurement Risks 21
Threat - Stringent Regulations 21
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA - 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
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA, Recent Deals Summary 29
Section 4 – Company's Recent Developments 30
Feb 19, 2015: Strong Financials And Growth Prospects Lead PCAS To Return To Dividends 30
Nov 12, 2014: PCAS Joins The New EnterNext PEA-PME 150 Index 31
Oct 27, 2014: PCAS: Successful Closing Of A Europp And A Syndicated Loan For A Total Of €45m 32
Section 5 – Appendix 33
Methodology 33
Ratio Definitions 33
About GlobalData 37
Contact Us 37
Disclaimer 37

List of Tables

Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA, Key Facts 6
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA, Key Employees 7
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA, Key Employee Biographies 8
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA, Major Products and Services 9
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA, History 10
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA, Subsidiaries 14
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA, Key Manufacturing Facilities 15
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA, Joint Venture 15
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA, Key Competitors 22
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA, Ratios based on current share price 23
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA, Annual Ratios 24
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA, Interim Ratios 27
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA, Recent Deals Summary 29
Currency Codes 33
Capital Market Ratios 33
Equity Ratios 34
Profitability Ratios 34
Cost Ratios 35
Liquidity Ratios 35
Leverage Ratios 36
Efficiency Ratios 36

List of Figures

Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 26
Produits Chimiques Auxiliaires et de Synthese SA, Ratio Charts 28


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