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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 inspection, verification, testing, safety assurance, certification and quality assurance services. The company also provides risk management, consultancy, outsourcing and training services. SGS inspects, samples, analyzes, and monitors raw materials, components and products for compliance with industrial standards and local regulatory requirements, including tax and duty. The company serves various industries, including agriculture and food, chemical, oil and gas, construction, energy, life sciences, mining, public sector, logistics, industrial manufacturing, consumer goods and retail, and transportation. SGS operates through a network of offices and laboratories across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Americas and Asia Pacific. SGS is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.SGS SA Key Recent DevelopmentsJul 06,2017: SGS in Spain Accredited to Test and Certify to UL 1741 Supplement (SA)May 04,2017: SGS Announces Results of First-in-human Studies Using Novel Virus as Experimental Challenge AgentJan 23,2017: SGS 2016 full year resultsDec 14,2016: SGS Awarded Shell Prelude FLNG ContractNov 07,2016: SGS: DNO Awards Upstream Services ContractKey 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 3List of Tables 4List of Figures 4Section 1 - About the Company 5SGS SA - Key Facts 5SGS SA - Key Employees 6SGS SA - Key Employee Biographies 8SGS SA - Major Products and Services 9SGS SA - History 10SGS SA - Company Statement 11SGS SA - Locations And Subsidiaries 13Head Office 13Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13Section 2 - Company Analysis 18SGS SA - Business Description 18SGS SA - Corporate Strategy 20SGS SA - SWOT Analysis 21SWOT Analysis - Overview 21SGS SA - Strengths 21SGS SA - Weaknesses 22SGS SA - Opportunities 23SGS SA - Threats 24SGS SA - Key Competitors 25Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27Performance Chart 30Financial Performance 30Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 31Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 32Section 4 - Company's, Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 33SGS SA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 33SGS SA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 34SGS SA, Recent Deals Summary 35Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 36Jul 06, 2017: SGS in Spain Accredited to Test and Certify to UL 1741 Supplement (SA) 36May 04, 2017: SGS Announces Results of First-in-human Studies Using Novel Virus as Experimental Challenge Agent 37Jan 23, 2017: SGS 2016 full year results 38Dec 14, 2016: SGS Awarded Shell Prelude FLNG Contract 39Nov 07, 2016: SGS: DNO Awards Upstream Services Contract 40Jan 20, 2016: SGS 2015 Full Year Results 41Section 6 - Appendix 42Methodology 42Ratio Definitions 42About GlobalData 46Contact Us 46Disclaimer 46List of TablesSGS SA, Key Facts 5SGS SA, Key Employees 6SGS SA, Key Employee Biographies 8SGS SA, Major Products and Services 9SGS SA, History 10SGS SA, Subsidiaries 13SGS SA, Key Competitors 25SGS SA, Ratios based on current share price 26SGS SA, Annual Ratios 27SGS SA, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 28SGS SA, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 29SGS SA, Interim Ratios 31SGS SA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 33SGS SA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 34SGS SA, Recent Deals Summary 35Currency Codes 42Units 42Capital Market Ratios 42Equity Ratios 43Profitability Ratios 43Cost Ratios 44Liquidity Ratios 45Leverage Ratios 45Efficiency Ratios 45List of FiguresSGS SA, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 30SGS SA, Ratio Charts 32SGS SA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 33SGS SA, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 34