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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.HighlightsViskase 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.Key benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the companys business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The companys core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 3List of Tables 4List of Figures 4Section 1 - About the Company 5Viskase Companies, Inc. - Key Facts 5Viskase Companies, Inc. - Key Employees 6Viskase Companies, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 7Viskase Companies, Inc. - Major Products and Services 8Viskase Companies, Inc. - History 9Viskase Companies, Inc. - Company Statement 11Viskase Companies, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 12Head Office 12Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12Section 2 Company Analysis 14Viskase Companies, Inc. - Business Description 14Viskase Companies, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 15Viskase Companies, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 16SWOT Analysis - Overview 16Viskase Companies, Inc. - Strengths 16Viskase Companies, Inc. - Weaknesses 17Viskase Companies, Inc. - Opportunities 18Viskase Companies, Inc. - Threats 19Viskase Companies, Inc. - Key Competitors 20Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 21Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 21Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 22Performance Chart 25Financial Performance 25Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27Section 4 Appendix 28Methodology 28Ratio Definitions 28About GlobalData 32Contact Us 32Disclaimer 32List of TablesViskase Companies, Inc., Key Facts 5Viskase Companies, Inc., Key Employees 6Viskase Companies, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 7Viskase Companies, Inc., Major Products and Services 8Viskase Companies, Inc., History 9Viskase Companies, Inc., Other Locations 12Viskase Companies, Inc., Subsidiaries 12Viskase Companies, Inc., Key Competitors 20Viskase Companies, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 21Viskase Companies, Inc., Annual Ratios 22Viskase Companies, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 23Viskase Companies, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 24Viskase Companies, Inc., Interim Ratios 26Currency Codes 28Capital Market Ratios 28Equity Ratios 29Profitability Ratios 29Cost Ratios 30Liquidity Ratios 30Leverage Ratios 31Efficiency Ratios 31List of FiguresViskase Companies, Inc., Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 25Viskase Companies, Inc., Ratio Charts 27