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SGS SA (SGSN) - 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.HighlightsSGS SA (SGS) is a provider of industrial services. It offers inspection, verification, testing, certification and quality assurance services. The company caters its services to various industries including agriculture and food, chemical, oil and gas, construction, life sciences, mining, public sector, logistics, industrial manufacturing, consumer goods and retail, finance, risk management, automotive, and energy, among others. SGS operates through a network of offices across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Americas and Asia Pacific. SGS is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.SGS SA Key Recent DevelopmentsMar 18, 2015: SGS Awarded New Contract To Perform Vendor InspectionsOct 08, 2013: SGS at International Innovation Conference for Renewable Energy in RomaniaSep 29, 2013: SGS to Exhibit at MEDICA 2013Aug 28, 2013: SGS Organizes Learning Sessions across the US to Help Medical Device Industry Succeed In the Changing Global Regulatory EnvironmentAug 22, 2013: SGS Project Management for Vietnam's Tan Son Nhat International AirportKey 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 6SGS SA - Key Facts 6SGS SA - Key Employees 7SGS SA - Key Employee Biographies 9SGS SA - Major Products and Services 10SGS SA - History 11SGS SA - Company Statement 16SGS SA - Locations And Subsidiaries 18Head Office 18Other Locations & Subsidiaries 18Section 2 – Company Analysis 22SGS SA - Business Description 22SGS SA - Corporate Strategy 24SGS SA - SWOT Analysis 25SWOT Analysis - Overview 25SGS SA - Strengths 25Strength - Minimal Revenue Concentration 25Strength - High Revenue Oil, Gas & Chemical Services 25Strength - Low Cost Consumer Testing Services 25SGS SA - Weaknesses 26Weakness - Business Performance - Governments & Institutions Services 26SGS SA - Opportunities 27Opportunity - Inorganic Growth Initiatives 27Opportunity - Increasing Oil & Gas Investments 27Opportunity - New Contracts 27SGS SA - Threats 28Threat - Intense Competition 28Threat - Technological Advances 28Threat - Foreign Currency Fluctuations 28SGS SA - Key Competitors 29Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 30Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 30Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 31Performance Chart 33Financial Performance 33Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 34Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 35Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 36SGS SA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36SGS SA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37SGS SA, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 38SGS SA, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 39SGS SA, Recent Deals Summary 40Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 41Mar 18, 2015: SGS Awarded New Contract To Perform Vendor Inspections 41Sep 22, 2014: SGS Delivers Health and Safety Oversight at Italian Oil Refinery 42Aug 22, 2014: SGS North America Increases its Testing Coverage 43Jul 18, 2014: SGS'S Valve And Instrumentation Calibration And Maintenance Services Help Braskem To Expand Petrochemical Plants In Brazil 44May 05, 2014: SGS Expands Field Trials Capablities in Poland 45Apr 29, 2014: Gases del Caribe Chooses SGS to Supervise 240km Gas Pipeline Construction 46Feb 28, 2014: SGS Technical Supervision For Pemex Refinery 47Section 6 – Appendix 48Methodology 48Ratio Definitions 48About GlobalData 52Contact Us 52Disclaimer 52List of TablesSGS SA, Key Facts 6SGS SA, Key Employees 7SGS SA, Key Employee Biographies 9SGS SA, Major Products and Services 10SGS SA, History 11SGS SA, Subsidiaries 18SGS SA, Key Competitors 29SGS SA, Ratios based on current share price 30SGS SA, Annual Ratios 31SGS SA, Interim Ratios 34SGS SA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36SGS SA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37SGS SA, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 38SGS SA, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 39SGS SA, Recent Deals Summary 40Currency Codes 48Units 48Capital Market Ratios 48Equity Ratios 49Profitability Ratios 49Cost Ratios 50Liquidity Ratios 50Leverage Ratios 51Efficiency Ratios 51List of FiguresSGS SA, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 33SGS SA, Ratio Charts 35SGS SA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36SGS SA, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37SGS SA, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 38SGS SA, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 39