Ercros, S.A. (ECR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2015 |    No of Pages: 33 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Ercros, S.A. (ECR) - 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.


Ercros, S.A. (Ercros) is a chemical company that manufactures basic chemicals and plastics. The company offers wide range of products that includes basic chemicals such as hydrochloric acid, acetaldehyde, chlorine, ammonia, caustic soda, polyvinyl chloride; and plastics such as PVC compounds, Dichloroethane (EDC). The company also provides intermediate chemicals, and intermediary pharmaceutical products. Ercros offer its products to various markets such as plastics, papers and pulp, pharmaceutical, food, wood and cosmetics industries. It has manufacturing facilities in various cities across Spain. The company markets its products in various countries including Germany, Italy, France, Portugal, Spain and China. Ercros is headquartered in Barcelona, Spain.

Ercros, S.A. Key Recent Developments

Feb 27, 2015: Ercros Obtains An Ordinary Ebitda Of 19.4 Million Euros

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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
Ercros, S.A. - Key Facts 6
Ercros, S.A. - Key Employees 7
Ercros, S.A. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Ercros, S.A. - Major Products and Services 9
Ercros, S.A. - History 11
Ercros, S.A. - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12
Section 2 – Company Analysis 15
Ercros, S.A. - Business Description 15
Ercros, S.A. - Corporate Strategy 16
Ercros, S.A. - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
Ercros, S.A. - Strengths 17
Strength - Leading Market Position 17
Strength - Robust Production Capacity 17
Strength - Diversified Product Portfolio 17
Ercros, S.A. - Weaknesses 18
Weakness - Declining Operational Performance 18
Ercros, S.A. - Opportunities 19
Opportunity - Eco-friendly Materials Offer Opportunities 19
Opportunity - Divestments 19
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Methanol Industry: China 19
Ercros, S.A. - Threats 20
Threat - Challenge of Environmental Regulations 20
Threat - Intense Competition 20
Threat - Differential Feedstock Costs 20
Ercros, S.A. - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 24
Financial Performance 24
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 26
Section 4 – Company's Recent Developments 27
Feb 27, 2015: Ercros Obtains An Ordinary Ebitda Of 19.4 Million Euros 27
Section 5 – Appendix 29
Methodology 29
Ratio Definitions 29
About GlobalData 33
Contact Us 33
Disclaimer 33

List of Tables

Ercros, S.A., Key Facts 6
Ercros, S.A., Key Employees 7
Ercros, S.A., Key Employee Biographies 8
Ercros, S.A., Major Products and Services 9
Ercros, S.A., History 11
Ercros, S.A., Other Locations 12
Ercros, S.A., Subsidiaries 14
Ercros, S.A., Key Competitors 21
Ercros, S.A., Ratios based on current share price 22
Ercros, S.A., Annual Ratios 23
Ercros, S.A., Interim Ratios 25
Currency Codes 29
Capital Market Ratios 29
Equity Ratios 30
Profitability Ratios 30
Cost Ratios 31
Liquidity Ratios 31
Leverage Ratios 32
Efficiency Ratios 32

List of Figures

Ercros, S.A., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 24
Ercros, S.A., Ratio Charts 26

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