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ION Geophysical Corporation (IO) - 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.HighlightsION Geophysical Corporation (ION) is a provider of seismic solutions. It offers advanced seismic data acquisition equipment, software, and seismic processing and planning services to the global oil and gas industry. The company acquires, process and interpret seismic data from seismic surveys in regional data programs, which become part of the multi-client data library. ION product portfolio comprises of land seismic data acquisition equipment; seismic data libraries; marine seismic data acquisition equipment; navigation, command and control, and data management software products; seismic data processing and reservoir imaging services; and planning services for survey design and optimization. Its well-known brands include VectorSeis, Aries II, Vib Pro, Orca, DigiFIN and among others. The company has offices in Canada, the US, China, the Netherlands, Russia, the UK, Brazil, the UAE, Mexico, Egypt and Nigeria. ION is headquartered in Houston, the US.ION Geophysical Corporation Key Recent DevelopmentsMay 18,2017: ION Announces Order In WesternGeco LitigationMay 03,2017: ION Reports First Quarter 2017 ResultsApr 26,2017: ION Accelerates Development Of Transformational Software To Optimize Offshore OperationsFeb 08,2017: ION Reports Fourth Quarter And Year End 2016 ResultsNov 18,2016: ION receives order in WesternGeco patent infringement lawsuitKey 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 5ION Geophysical Corporation - Key Facts 5ION Geophysical Corporation - Key Employees 6ION Geophysical Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 7ION Geophysical Corporation - Major Products and Services 8ION Geophysical Corporation - History 10ION Geophysical Corporation - Company Statement 13ION Geophysical Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 15Head Office 15Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15Section 2 - Company Analysis 18ION Geophysical Corporation - Business Description 18ION Geophysical Corporation - Corporate Strategy 20ION Geophysical Corporation - SWOT Analysis 21SWOT Analysis - Overview 21ION Geophysical Corporation - Strengths 21ION Geophysical Corporation - Weaknesses 22ION Geophysical Corporation - Opportunities 23ION Geophysical Corporation - Threats 24ION Geophysical Corporation - Key Competitors 25Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27Performance Chart 30Financial Performance 30Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31Section 4 - Company's Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 32ION Geophysical Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 32ION Geophysical Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 33ION Geophysical Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 34Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 35May 18, 2017: ION Announces Order In WesternGeco Litigation 35May 03, 2017: ION Reports First Quarter 2017 Results 36Apr 26, 2017: ION Accelerates Development Of Transformational Software To Optimize Offshore Operations 38Feb 08, 2017: ION Reports Fourth Quarter And Year End 2016 Results 39Nov 18, 2016: ION receives order in WesternGeco patent infringement lawsuit 41Nov 02, 2016: ION Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results 42Sep 07, 2016: Schlumberger And ION Announce New 3D Multiclient Reimaging Program Offshore Southern Mexico 44Sep 02, 2016: ION Awarded All 2016 North Sea 4D Towed Streamer Optimization Projects 45Aug 03, 2016: ION Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results 46May 04, 2016: ION Reports First Quarter 2016 Results 48Section 6 - Appendix 50Methodology 50Ratio Definitions 50About GlobalData 54Contact Us 54Disclaimer 54List of TablesION Geophysical Corporation, Key Facts 5ION Geophysical Corporation, Key Employees 6ION Geophysical Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 7ION Geophysical Corporation, Major Products and Services 8ION Geophysical Corporation, History 10ION Geophysical Corporation, Other Locations 15ION Geophysical Corporation, Subsidiaries 16ION Geophysical Corporation, Key Competitors 25ION Geophysical Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 26ION Geophysical Corporation, Annual Ratios 27ION Geophysical Corporation, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 28ION Geophysical Corporation, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 29ION Geophysical Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 32ION Geophysical Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 33ION Geophysical Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 34Currency Codes 50Units 50Capital Market Ratios 50Equity Ratios 51Profitability Ratios 51Cost Ratios 52Liquidity Ratios 53Leverage Ratios 53Efficiency Ratios 53List of FiguresION Geophysical Corporation, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 30ION Geophysical Corporation, Ratio Charts 31ION Geophysical Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 32ION Geophysical Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 33