Weatherford International plc (WFT) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 56 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Weatherford International plc (WFT) - 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

Weatherford International plc (Weatherford) is an oilfield service provider. The company offers equipment and services related to oil and natural gas wells’ drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention. Its product line includes drilling management systems, solid expandable liners, line hangers, cementing equipment, artificial lift systems, completion systems, drilling tools and other products. The company’s service portfolio include drilling; well construction; integrated drilling; completion systems; wireline and evaluation services; re-entry and fishing; and pipeline and specialty services. It operates in several countries across Americas, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Weatherford is headquartered in Baar, Switzerland.

Weatherford International plc Key Recent Developments

Jul 22, 2015: Weatherford Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results
Jun 26, 2015: Swire Oilfield Services Wins Seven Figure Contract With Weatherford
Jun 17, 2015: Weatherford Releases IntegraLine Liner System With Swage Technology At IADC World Drilling 2015
Jun 15, 2015: Weatherford Selected For Inclusion In The Russell 3000 Index
Apr 28, 2015: OptaSense And Weatherford Partner To Deliver Integrated Well Surveillance Solutions On April 28th, 2015

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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
Weatherford International plc - Key Facts 6
Weatherford International plc - Key Employees 7
Weatherford International plc - Key Employee Biographies 8
Weatherford International plc - Major Products and Services 9
Weatherford International plc - History 12
Weatherford International plc - Company Statement 15
Weatherford International plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17
Section 2 – Company Analysis 20
Weatherford International plc - Business Description 20
Business Description - Europe/SSA/Russia 20
Europe/SSA/Russia - Overview 20
Europe/SSA/Russia - Financials 20
Europe/SSA/Russia - Capital Expenditure 20
Business Description - Latin America 21
Latin America - Overview 21
Latin America - Financials 21
Latin America - Capital Expenditure 21
Business Description - MENA/Asia Pacific 21
MENA/Asia Pacific - Overview 21
MENA/Asia Pacific - Financials 21
MENA/Asia Pacific - Capital Expenditure 21
Business Description - North America 21
North America - Overview 21
North America - Financials 21
North America - Capital Expenditure 21
Weatherford International plc - Corporate Strategy 22
Weatherford International plc - SWOT Analysis 23
SWOT Analysis - Overview 23
Weatherford International plc - Strengths 23
Strength - Strong Market: North America 23
Strength - Operational Network 23
Strength - Research and Development Activities 23
Weatherford International plc - Weaknesses 24
Weakness - Weak Financial Performance 24
Weatherford International plc - Opportunities 25
Opportunity - Growth Initiatives 25
Opportunity - Potential Growth for Unconventional Oil and Gas 25
Opportunity - Launch of New Products 25
Weatherford International plc - Threats 26
Threat - Competitive Environment 26
Threat - Volatility in Oil & Natural Gas Prices 26
Threat - Rapid Technological Changes 26
Weatherford International plc - 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 Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 34
Weatherford International plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 34
Weatherford International plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 35
Weatherford International plc, Recent Deals Summary 36
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 37
Jul 22, 2015: Weatherford Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 37
Jun 26, 2015: Swire Oilfield Services Wins Seven Figure Contract With Weatherford 40
Jun 17, 2015: Weatherford Releases IntegraLine Liner System With Swage Technology At IADC World Drilling 2015 41
Jun 15, 2015: Weatherford Selected For Inclusion In The Russell 3000 Index 42
Apr 28, 2015: OptaSense And Weatherford Partner To Deliver Integrated Well Surveillance Solutions On April 28th, 2015 43
Apr 22, 2015: Weatherford Reports First Quarter 2015 Results 44
Feb 03, 2015: TRF Energy Solutions' Dual-Fuel Technology Powers E&P Transitions To Natural Gas 47
Sep 15, 2014: Weatherford Awarded Statoil Tubular Running Services Contract 48
Sep 10, 2014: Gazprom Neft And Weatherford Sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement 49
Jul 01, 2014: Weatherford Appoints New Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary 50
Section 6 – Appendix 51
Methodology 51
Ratio Definitions 51
About GlobalData 55
Contact Us 55
Disclaimer 56

List of Tables

Weatherford International plc, Key Facts 6
Weatherford International plc, Key Employees 7
Weatherford International plc, Key Employee Biographies 8
Weatherford International plc, Major Products and Services 9
Weatherford International plc, History 12
Weatherford International plc, Other Locations 17
Weatherford International plc, Subsidiaries 18
Weatherford International plc, Key Competitors 27
Weatherford International plc, Ratios based on current share price 28
Weatherford International plc, Annual Ratios 29
Weatherford International plc, Interim Ratios 32
Weatherford International plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 34
Weatherford International plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 35
Weatherford International plc, Recent Deals Summary 36
Currency Codes 51
Units 51
Capital Market Ratios 51
Equity Ratios 52
Profitability Ratios 52
Cost Ratios 53
Liquidity Ratios 54
Leverage Ratios 54
Efficiency Ratios 54

List of Figures

Weatherford International plc, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 31
Weatherford International plc, Ratio Charts 33
Weatherford International plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 34
Weatherford International plc, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 35


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