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American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) - 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.HighlightsAmerican Vanguard Corporation (AMVAC) is a specialty chemical manufacturer that develops and markets products for agricultural, commercial and consumer uses. It manufactures and formulates chemicals for crops, turf and ornamental plants, and human and animal health protection. AMVAC's major products include insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, molluscicides, growth regulators, and soil fumigants. These products are marketed in liquid, powder, and granular forms. The company operates through four manufacturing facilities in the US. It has presence in the UK, Brazil, France, Canada, Costa Rica, the Netherlands, Mexico, Venezuela and Switzerland. AMVAC is headquartered in Newport Beach, the US.
The company seeks to enter into new markets through inorganic growth. In June 2015, the company's subsidiary acquired Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd.'s European Nemacur insecticide/nematicide business assets. This provides the company with worldwide ownership of the crop protection productKey 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 company's 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 company's 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 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6American Vanguard Corporation - Key Facts 6American Vanguard Corporation - Key Employees 7American Vanguard Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8American Vanguard Corporation - Major Products and Services 9American Vanguard Corporation - History 11American Vanguard Corporation - Company Statement 14American Vanguard Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 15Head Office 15Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15Joint Venture 16Section 2 – Company Analysis 17American Vanguard Corporation - Business Description 17American Vanguard Corporation - Corporate Strategy 18American Vanguard Corporation - SWOT Analysis 19SWOT Analysis - Overview 19American Vanguard Corporation - Strengths 19Strength - Global Presence 19Strength - Innovation and Product Development 19Strength - Increased Liquidity 19American Vanguard Corporation - Weaknesses 20Weakness - Dependence on Fewer Customers 20Weakness - Declining Financial Performance 20American Vanguard Corporation - Opportunities 21Opportunity - Increasing Need: Improved Agricultural Production 21Opportunity - Major Initiatives 21Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 21American Vanguard Corporation - Threats 22Threat - Intense Competition 22Threat - Environmental Regulations 22Threat - Globalization Poses Significant Challenges 22American Vanguard Corporation - Key Competitors 23Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25Performance Chart 27Financial Performance 27Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29American Vanguard Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 30Section 4 – Appendix 31Methodology 31Ratio Definitions 31About GlobalData 35Contact Us 35Disclaimer 35List of TablesAmerican Vanguard Corporation, Key Facts 6American Vanguard Corporation, Key Employees 7American Vanguard Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8American Vanguard Corporation, Major Products and Services 9American Vanguard Corporation, History 11American Vanguard Corporation, Subsidiaries 15American Vanguard Corporation, Joint Venture 16American Vanguard Corporation, Key Competitors 23American Vanguard Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 24American Vanguard Corporation, Annual Ratios 25American Vanguard Corporation, Interim Ratios 28American Vanguard Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 30Currency Codes 31Capital Market Ratios 31Equity Ratios 32Profitability Ratios 32Cost Ratios 33Liquidity Ratios 33Leverage Ratios 34Efficiency Ratios 34List of FiguresAmerican Vanguard Corporation, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 27American Vanguard Corporation, Ratio Charts 29