A. Schulman, Inc. (SHLM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Dec, 2015 |    No of Pages: 53 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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A. Schulman, Inc. (SHLM) - 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.

Highlights

A. Schulman, Inc. (Schulman) is a global supplier of plastic compounds and resins. The company specializes in the fields of engineered plastics and masterbatch. Its product portfolio includes engineered compounds, color concentrates and additives, polyolefins, and polyvinyl chloride. The company serves various markets such as packaging, leisure and home improvement, electronics and electrical, agriculture, mobility, building and construction, personal care and hygiene, and sports. It has manufacturing facilities worldwide. Geographically, the company has operations in various countries across North America, South America, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Schulman is headquartered in Akron, Ohio, the US.

A. Schulman, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Oct 20, 2015: A. Schulman Reports Fiscal 2015 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results
Aug 03, 2015: A. Schulman Names Melinda Reynolds Vice President Of Global Tax
Jul 06, 2015: A. Schulman Reports Fiscal 2015 Third Quarter Results
Apr 23, 2015: A. Schulman To Expand Its Existing PET Masterbatch Compounding Capacity In Europe
Apr 06, 2015: A. Schulman Reports Strong Operational Performance In Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter

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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
A. Schulman, Inc. - Key Facts 6
A. Schulman, Inc. - Key Employees 7
A. Schulman, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 9
A. Schulman, Inc. - Major Products and Services 11
A. Schulman, Inc. - History 12
A. Schulman, Inc. - Company Statement 15
A. Schulman, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17
Joint Venture 18
BusinessUnit 18
Section 2 – Company Analysis 19
A. Schulman, Inc. - Business Description 19
A. Schulman, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 20
A. Schulman, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 21
SWOT Analysis - Overview 21
A. Schulman, Inc. - Strengths 21
Strength - Geographically Distributed Operations 21
Strength - Diverse End User Markets 21
A. Schulman, Inc. - Weaknesses 22
Weakness - Declining Cash Reserves 22
A. Schulman, Inc. - Opportunities 23
Opportunity - Eco-friendly Materials Offer Opportunities 23
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for ABS 23
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisiions 23
A. Schulman, Inc. - Threats 24
Threat - Competitive Landscape 24
Threat - Raw Material Procurement Risks 24
Threat - Stringent Regulatory Environment 24
A. Schulman, Inc. - Key Competitors 25
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
Section 4 – Company’s, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 32
A. Schulman, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
A. Schulman, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
A. Schulman, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 34
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 35
Oct 20, 2015: A. Schulman Reports Fiscal 2015 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results 35
Aug 03, 2015: A. Schulman Names Melinda Reynolds Vice President Of Global Tax 37
Jul 06, 2015: A. Schulman Reports Fiscal 2015 Third Quarter Results 38
Apr 23, 2015: A. Schulman To Expand Its Existing PET Masterbatch Compounding Capacity In Europe 41
Apr 06, 2015: A. Schulman Reports Strong Operational Performance In Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter 42
Apr 06, 2015: A. Schulman Promotes Two Senior Corporate Executives 44
Mar 23, 2015: A. Schulman Experiences Strong Operational Performance Partially Offsetting Rapid Decline In Foreign Currency Exchange Rates 45
Jan 06, 2015: A. Schulman Declares Regular Cash Dividend 46
Jan 06, 2015: A. Schulman Reports Fiscal 2015 First-Quarter Results And Reaffirms Full-Year Guidance 47
Dec 15, 2014: A. Schulman Shareholders Elect Board Of Directors At 2014 Annual Meeting; Board Reappoints Joseph M. Gingo Chairman 48
Section 6 – Appendix 49
Methodology 49
Ratio Definitions 49
About GlobalData 53
Contact Us 53
Disclaimer 53

List of Tables

A. Schulman, Inc., Key Facts 6
A. Schulman, Inc., Key Employees 7
A. Schulman, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 9
A. Schulman, Inc., Major Products and Services 11
A. Schulman, Inc., History 12
A. Schulman, Inc., Other Locations 17
A. Schulman, Inc., Subsidiaries 18
A. Schulman, Inc., Joint Venture 18
A. Schulman, Inc., BusinessUnit 18
A. Schulman, Inc., Key Competitors 25
A. Schulman, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 26
A. Schulman, Inc., Annual Ratios 27
A. Schulman, Inc., Interim Ratios 30
A. Schulman, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
A. Schulman, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
A. Schulman, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 34
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

A. Schulman, Inc., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 29
A. Schulman, Inc., Ratio Charts 31
A. Schulman, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
A. Schulman, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33


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