Braskem S.A. (BRKM5) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Dec, 2015 |    No of Pages: 52 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Braskem S.A. (BRKM5) - 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.

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- 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

Braskem S.A. (Braskem) is a thermoplastic resins provider that produces, distributes, and sells petrochemical and plastic resins. Its petrochemical products include ethylene, polymer and chemical grade propylene, butadiene, isoprene and butane; benzene, toluene, para-xylene, and ortho-xylene; automotive gasoline and liquefied petroleum gas; and intermediates and other basic petrochemicals in gaseous or liquid form. The company produces intermediates and plastic resins including polyethylene, polypropylene, liquid soda, and polyvinyl chloride and caustic soda in solid form, plastic pallets or powder.

Braskem S.A. Key Recent Developments

Dec 23, 2015 Petrobras: New Naphta Agreement With Braskem
Dec 15, 2015 Petrobras: Naphta Agreement With Braskem
Nov 25, 2015 Braskem To Sell 461,000 Barrels Of Gasoline To Petrobras
Nov 04, 2015 Braskem To Supply Gasoline To Petrobras

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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
Braskem S.A. - Key Facts 6
Braskem S.A. - Key Employees 7
Braskem S.A. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Braskem S.A. - Major Products and Services 9
Braskem S.A. - Key Operational Summary 10
Braskem S.A. - History 11
Braskem S.A. - Company Statement 16
Braskem S.A. - Locations And Subsidiaries 18
Head Office 18
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 18
Section 2 – Company Analysis 21
Braskem S.A. - Business Description 21
Braskem S.A. - Corporate Strategy 22
Braskem S.A. - SWOT Analysis 23
SWOT Analysis - Overview 23
Braskem S.A. - Strengths 23
Strength - Operational Performance 23
Strength - Research and Development 23
Strength - Improved Performance of Segment 23
Braskem S.A. - Weaknesses 24
Weakness - Debt burden 24
Weakness - Declining Performance of Chemical Distribution Segment 24
Braskem S.A. - Opportunities 25
Opportunity - Positive Outlook of Petrochemical Industry 25
Opportunity - Growing Demand for Ethylene 25
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 25
Braskem S.A. - Threats 26
Threat - Raw Material Price Risks 26
Threat - Stringent Regulations 26
Threat - Stiff Competition 26
Threat - Dependence on Suppliers 26
Braskem S.A. - Key Competitors 27
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 29
Performance Chart 31
Financial Performance 31
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 32
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 33
Section 4 – Company’s Petrochemicals Financial Deals and Alliances 34
Braskem S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 34
Braskem S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 35
Braskem S.A., Recent Deals Summary 36
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 37
Dec 23, 2015: Petrobras: New Naphta Agreement With Braskem 37
Dec 15, 2015: Petrobras: Naphta Agreement With Braskem 38
Nov 25, 2015: Braskem To Sell 461,000 Barrels Of Gasoline To Petrobras 39
Nov 04, 2015: Braskem To Supply Gasoline To Petrobras 40
Oct 30, 2015: Petrobras: Amendments To The Naphtha Supply Agreement 41
Oct 29, 2015: Petrobras: Naphtha Supply Agreement Extension 42
Aug 06, 2015: Braskem Reports EBITDA Of R$ 2.6 Billion In Second Quarter 2015 43
May 07, 2015: Braskem's Sales Grow 6% In First Quarter Of 2015 44
Feb 12, 2015: Braskem Posts Net Revenue Or R$46 Billion In 2014 45
Sep 25, 2014: Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development Announces 2014 Winners From Texas A&M University 46
Section 6 – Appendix 47
Methodology 47
Ratio Definitions 47
About GlobalData 51
Contact Us 51
Disclaimer 51

List of Tables
Braskem S.A., Key Facts 6
Braskem S.A., Key Employees 7
Braskem S.A., Key Employee Biographies 8
Braskem S.A., Major Products and Services 9
Braskem S.A., Key Operational Summary, 2011 10
Braskem S.A., History 11
Braskem S.A., Other Locations 18
Braskem S.A., Subsidiaries 19
Braskem S.A., Key Competitors 27
Braskem S.A., Ratios based on current share price 28
Braskem S.A., Annual Ratios 29
Braskem S.A., Interim Ratios 32
Braskem S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 34
Braskem S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 35
Braskem S.A., Recent Deals Summary 36
Currency Codes 47
Units 47
Capital Market Ratios 47
Equity Ratios 48
Profitability Ratios 48
Cost Ratios 49
Liquidity Ratios 49
Leverage Ratios 50
Efficiency Ratios 50

List of Figures
Braskem S.A., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 31
Braskem S.A., Ratio Charts 33
Braskem S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 34
Braskem S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 35


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