Synthos S.A. (SNS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 37 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Synthos S.A. (SNS) - 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.


Synthos S.A. (Synthos), formerly Firma Chemiczna Dwory S.A., is a chemical company that manufactures chemical raw materials. The company offers a wide range of products that include synthetic rubber and latex; styrene plastics; and vinyl and acrylic dispersions. It also offers expandable polystyrene, extruded polystyrene, dispersions and wood adhesive. Synthos’s products include styrene-butadiene rubbers, high styrene rubbers and nitrile butadiene rubbers. It also provides a comprehensive range of water-based acrylic, styrene-acrylic and vinyl-acrylic copolymer dispersions. The company offers its products to industries such as construction, chemical, furnishing, paper, food, rubber, textile, tanning, automotive, packaging, health, mining, and paint and varnish industries. Its operations spread across Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia and besides other countries. Synthos is headquartered in Oswiecim, Poland.

Synthos S.A. Key Recent Developments

May 28, 2015: New Naming Of Synthos Products
Apr 16, 2015: Rosneft, Pirelli And Synthos To Perform Feasibility Study With Regard To Production Of Synthetic Rubber In Nakhodka
Feb 13, 2013: Global Bioenergies receives a new payment of 1.17 million euros and announces, for the second half-year 2012, revenues of 1.78 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
Synthos S.A. - Key Facts 6
Synthos S.A. - Key Employees 7
Synthos S.A. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Synthos S.A. - Major Products and Services 9
Synthos S.A. - History 10
Synthos S.A. - Company Statement 14
Synthos S.A. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Section 2 – Company Analysis 18
Synthos S.A. - Business Description 18
Synthos S.A. - Corporate Strategy 19
Synthos S.A. - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
Synthos S.A. - Strengths 20
Strength - High Liquidity 20
Strength - Industry Pioneer 20
Strength - Focused R&D 20
Synthos S.A. - Weaknesses 21
Weakness - Declining Revenues 21
Synthos S.A. - Opportunities 22
Opportunity - Increasing Demand for Eco-Friendly Tires 22
Opportunity - Technology Partnership : Goodyear Tire 22
Opportunity - Investments in Expansion Activities 22
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 22
Synthos S.A. - Threats 23
Threat - Competitive Pressure 23
Threat - Fluctuating Raw Materials Prices 23
Threat - Stringent Regulations 23
Synthos S.A. - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26
Performance Chart 28
Financial Performance 28
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 30
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 31
May 28, 2015: New Naming Of Synthos Products 31
Apr 16, 2015: Rosneft, Pirelli And Synthos To Perform Feasibility Study With Regard To Production Of Synthetic Rubber In Nakhodka 32
Section 5 – Appendix 33
Methodology 33
Ratio Definitions 33
About GlobalData 37
Contact Us 37
Disclaimer 37

List of Tables

Synthos S.A., Key Facts 6
Synthos S.A., Key Employees 7
Synthos S.A., Key Employee Biographies 8
Synthos S.A., Major Products and Services 9
Synthos S.A., History 10
Synthos S.A., Subsidiaries 16
Synthos S.A., Key Competitors 24
Synthos S.A., Ratios based on current share price 25
Synthos S.A., Annual Ratios 26
Synthos S.A., Interim Ratios 29
Currency Codes 33
Capital Market Ratios 33
Equity Ratios 34
Profitability Ratios 34
Cost Ratios 35
Liquidity Ratios 35
Leverage Ratios 36
Efficiency Ratios 36

List of Figures

Synthos S.A., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 28
Synthos S.A., Ratio Charts 30

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