Scapa Group plc (SCPA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2015 |    No of Pages: 53 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Scapa Group plc (SCPA) - 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.


Scapa Group plc (Scapa) is a manufacturer of bonding products and adhesive components. The company manufactures, supplies and sells technical adhesive tapes and foams. Scapa covers everything from highly specialized technical solutions to standard ranges such as PVC and cloth tapes. Its products include acrylic foam tapes, barnier system, cable wrapping tapes, precision paper-masking tape, cloth, transfer and double sided tapes, aluminium foils, heatseal, resins, putties and foam and rubber based tapes, among others. Scapa's products are used in various sectors such as healthcare, electronics, consumer, industrial, energy, transportation, military, construction, printing and graphics. The company has production sites in Europe, Asia and the US. Scapa is headquartered in Ashton-under-Lyne, the UK.

Scapa Group plc Key Recent Developments

May 27, 2015: Scapa Group: Preliminary Results 2015

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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
Scapa Group plc - Key Facts 6
Scapa Group plc - Key Employees 7
Scapa Group plc - Key Employee Biographies 8
Scapa Group plc - Major Products and Services 9
Scapa Group plc - History 10
Scapa Group plc - Company Statement 11
Scapa Group plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12
Section 2 – Company Analysis 14
Scapa Group plc - Business Description 14
Scapa Group plc - Corporate Strategy 15
Scapa Group plc - SWOT Analysis 16
SWOT Analysis - Overview 16
Scapa Group plc - Strengths 16
Strength - Focused R&D Activities 16
Strength - Global Presence 16
Scapa Group plc - Weaknesses 17
Weakness - Increasing Receivables 17
Scapa Group plc - Opportunities 18
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 18
Opportunity - Launch of New Products 18
Opportunity - Global Wound Care Management Market 18
Scapa Group plc - Threats 19
Threat - Raw Material Issues 19
Threat - Intense Competition 19
Threat - Environmental Regulations 19
Scapa Group plc - 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
Scapa Group plc, Recent Deals Summary 27
Section 4 – Company's Recent Developments 28
May 27, 2015: Scapa Group: Preliminary Results 2015 28
Nov 25, 2014: Scapa Group: Interim Results 2014 37
May 28, 2014: Scapa Group: Preliminary Results 38
Section 5 – Appendix 49
Methodology 49
Ratio Definitions 49
About GlobalData 53
Contact Us 53
Disclaimer 53

List of Tables

Scapa Group plc, Key Facts 6
Scapa Group plc, Key Employees 7
Scapa Group plc, Key Employee Biographies 8
Scapa Group plc, Major Products and Services 9
Scapa Group plc, History 10
Scapa Group plc, Subsidiaries 12
Scapa Group plc, Key Competitors 20
Scapa Group plc, Ratios based on current share price 21
Scapa Group plc, Annual Ratios 22
Scapa Group plc, Interim Ratios 25
Scapa Group plc, Recent Deals Summary 27
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

Scapa Group plc, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 24
Scapa Group plc, Ratio Charts 26

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