Asian Paints Limited (ASIANPAINT) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2015 |    No of Pages: 40 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Asian Paints Limited (ASIANPAINT) - 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

Asian Paints Limited (APL) is a paint company that carries out the manufacture and sale of industrial and decorative paints. The company's product portfolio includes ancillaries, automotive, industrial and decorative paints, including exteriors, interiors, enamels and wood finishes. It classifies its operations into two segments namely Paints and Home Improvement. The company also offers phthalic anhydride and pentaerythritol, which are used in the paint manufacturing process. APL operates in 19 countries and has 26 paint manufacturing facilities in the world servicing consumers in over 65 countries. Geographically, the company, along with its subsidiaries, operates across South Asia, South East Asia, South Pacific, Middle East and Caribbean region. APL is headquartered at Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Asian Paints Limited Key Recent Developments

Jul 21, 2015: Asian Paints Consolidated Net Profit For The Quarter Up By 34.4%
May 18, 2015: Asian Paints Consolidated Net Profit For The Quarter Up By 18.6%
Jan 29, 2015: Asian Paints Consolidated Net Profit For The Quarter Increases By 11.8%

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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
Asian Paints Limited - Key Facts 6
Asian Paints Limited - Key Employees 7
Asian Paints Limited - Key Employee Biographies 8
Asian Paints Limited - Major Products and Services 9
Asian Paints Limited - History 11
Asian Paints Limited - Company Statement 12
Asian Paints Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 – Company Analysis 16
Asian Paints Limited - Business Description 16
Asian Paints Limited - Corporate Strategy 17
Asian Paints Limited - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
Asian Paints Limited - Strengths 18
Strength - Dominant Market Position 18
Strength - Productive R&D Efforts 18
Strength - Strong Financial Performance 18
Asian Paints Limited - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Limited Cash Reserves 19
Asian Paints Limited - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Increasing Awareness of Eco-friendly Paints 20
Opportunity - Growing Indian Paint Industry 20
Opportunity - Facility Expansion Initiatives 20
Asian Paints Limited - Threats 21
Threat - Environmental Regulations Challenges 21
Threat - Increasing Raw Material Costs 21
Threat - Intense Competition 21
Asian Paints 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
Section 4 – Company's Recent Developments 29
Jul 21, 2015: Asian Paints Consolidated Net Profit For The Quarter Up By 34.4% 29
May 18, 2015: Asian Paints Consolidated Net Profit For The Quarter Up By 18.6% 30
Jan 29, 2015: Asian Paints Consolidated Net Profit For The Quarter Increases By 11.8% 31
Oct 22, 2014: Asian Paints Consolidated Income From Operations For The Quarter Increases By 16.6 % 32
Jul 22, 2014: Asian Paints Consolidated Income From Operations Up By 18.3% 33
May 14, 2014: Asian Paints Consolidated Income From Operations For The Quarter Increases By 22 % 34
Jan 20, 2014: Asian Paints Consolidated Income From Operations For The Quarter Increases By 13.2 % 35
Section 5 – Appendix 36
Methodology 36
Ratio Definitions 36
About GlobalData 40
Contact Us 40
Disclaimer 40

List of Tables

Asian Paints Limited, Key Facts 6
Asian Paints Limited, Key Employees 7
Asian Paints Limited, Key Employee Biographies 8
Asian Paints Limited, Major Products and Services 9
Asian Paints Limited, History 11
Asian Paints Limited, Subsidiaries 14
Asian Paints Limited, Key Competitors 22
Asian Paints Limited, Ratios based on current share price 23
Asian Paints Limited, Annual Ratios 24
Asian Paints Limited, Interim Ratios 27
Currency Codes 36
Capital Market Ratios 36
Equity Ratios 37
Profitability Ratios 37
Cost Ratios 38
Liquidity Ratios 38
Leverage Ratios 39
Efficiency Ratios 39

List of Figures

Asian Paints Limited, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 26
Asian Paints Limited, Ratio Charts 28


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