Viskase Companies, Inc. (VKSC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: May, 2017 |    No of Pages: 32 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Viskase Companies, Inc. (VKSC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the companys businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the companys 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 companys operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy Analysts summarization of the companys business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis A detailed analysis of the companys 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.


Viskase Companies, Inc. (Viskase), a subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises Holdings L.P., is a manufacturer and seller of casings for the food processing industry. It manufactures non-edible cellulose casings for small-diameter processed meats and non-edible fibrous casings. The companys products consist of plastic casings, polyamide casings and film. Viskase markets its products under various brand names such as Nojax, Visflex, Polyjax, Viscoat and Color Master. Its products are used in the preparation of cooked sausage, dry sausage, hot dogs, franks, wieners, processed cheese, mini salamis, raw-cold smoked sausage and ham. The company has operations in North America, South America, Asia and Europe. Viskase is headquartered in Lombard, Illinois, the US.

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
Viskase Companies, Inc. - Key Facts 5
Viskase Companies, Inc. - Key Employees 6
Viskase Companies, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 7
Viskase Companies, Inc. - Major Products and Services 8
Viskase Companies, Inc. - History 9
Viskase Companies, Inc. - Company Statement 11
Viskase Companies, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12
Section 2 Company Analysis 14
Viskase Companies, Inc. - Business Description 14
Viskase Companies, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 15
Viskase Companies, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 16
SWOT Analysis - Overview 16
Viskase Companies, Inc. - Strengths 16
Viskase Companies, Inc. - Weaknesses 17
Viskase Companies, Inc. - Opportunities 18
Viskase Companies, Inc. - Threats 19
Viskase Companies, Inc. - Key Competitors 20
Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 22
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
Section 4 Appendix 28
Methodology 28
Ratio Definitions 28
About GlobalData 32
Contact Us 32
Disclaimer 32

List of Tables
Viskase Companies, Inc., Key Facts 5
Viskase Companies, Inc., Key Employees 6
Viskase Companies, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 7
Viskase Companies, Inc., Major Products and Services 8
Viskase Companies, Inc., History 9
Viskase Companies, Inc., Other Locations 12
Viskase Companies, Inc., Subsidiaries 12
Viskase Companies, Inc., Key Competitors 20
Viskase Companies, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 21
Viskase Companies, Inc., Annual Ratios 22
Viskase Companies, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 23
Viskase Companies, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 24
Viskase Companies, Inc., Interim Ratios 26
Currency Codes 28
Capital Market Ratios 28
Equity Ratios 29
Profitability Ratios 29
Cost Ratios 30
Liquidity Ratios 30
Leverage Ratios 31
Efficiency Ratios 31

List of Figures
Viskase Companies, Inc., Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 25
Viskase Companies, Inc., Ratio Charts 27

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