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Sime Darby Berhad (SIME) - 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.HighlightsSime Darby Berhad (Sime Darby) is a conglomerate that provides diversified products and services through its subsidiaries, affiliates, and joint ventures. The company cultivates oil palm, rubber, sugarcane, and cattle rearing and produces oil and fats; imports, assembles, and distributes commercial and passenger vehicles; sells and rents new and used caterpillar equipment through its cat rental stores. It also develops and invests in commercial and industrial real estate properties; and provides trading, engineering and technical, ports and logistics, and water management services. It serves in Malaysia, Australia, China, Hong Kong and Macau, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Sime Darby is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.Sime Darby Berhad Key Recent DevelopmentsAug 26, 2015: Sime Darby Registers Net Profit Of RM989 Million For 4Q FY2014/2015May 22, 2015: Sime Darby Reports Net Profit Of RM386 Million For 3Q FY2014/2015Feb 26, 2015: Sime Darby Berhad Registers Net Profit Of RM437 Million For 2Q FY2014/2015Nov 29, 2013: Sime Darby Berhad Registers Net Profit of RM489 million For 1Q FY2013/2014Aug 30, 2013: Sime Darby Berhad Delivers Net Profit Of RM1.3 Billion For 4Q FY2012/2013Key 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 6Sime Darby Berhad - Key Facts 6Sime Darby Berhad - Key Employees 7Sime Darby Berhad - Key Employee Biographies 9Sime Darby Berhad - Major Products and Services 10Sime Darby Berhad - History 11Sime Darby Berhad - Company Statement 16Sime Darby Berhad - Locations And Subsidiaries 19Head Office 19Other Locations & Subsidiaries 19Joint Venture 22Section 2 – Company Analysis 23Sime Darby Berhad - Business Description 23Sime Darby Berhad - Corporate Strategy 24Sime Darby Berhad - SWOT Analysis 25SWOT Analysis - Overview 25Sime Darby Berhad - Strengths 25Strength - Diversified Operations 25Strength - Market Leading Operations: Plantation 25Strength - Global Presence 25Sime Darby Berhad - Weaknesses 26Weakness - Declining Cash Reserves 26Sime Darby Berhad - Opportunities 27Opportunity - Inorganic Growth Initiatives 27Opportunity - Increasing Car Ownership 27Opportunity - Growth Prospects in Plantation Industry 27Sime Darby Berhad - Threats 28Threat - Competitive Landscape 28Threat - Government Regulations 28Sime Darby Berhad - 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 36Sime Darby Berhad, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36Sime Darby Berhad, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37Sime Darby Berhad, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 38Sime Darby Berhad, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 39Sime Darby Berhad, Recent Deals Summary 40Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 41Aug 26, 2015: Sime Darby Registers Net Profit Of RM989 Million For 4Q FY2014/2015 41May 22, 2015: Sime Darby Reports Net Profit Of RM386 Million For 3Q FY2014/2015 43Feb 26, 2015: Sime Darby Berhad Registers Net Profit Of RM437 Million For 2Q FY2014/2015 45Nov 28, 2014: Sime Darby Berhad Registers A Pre-Tax Profit Of RM674.9 Million For 1Q FY2014/15 47Aug 29, 2014: Sime Darby Berhad Posts A Pre-Tax Profit Of RM1.4 Billion For 4Q FY2013/2014 49May 29, 2014: Sime Darby Berhad Delivers Pre-Tax Profit of RM1.0 billion for 3Quarter FY 2013/2014 51Feb 28, 2014: Sime Darby Records Net Profit of RM818 million for 2Q FY2013/2014 53Section 6 – Appendix 55Methodology 55Ratio Definitions 55About GlobalData 59Contact Us 59Disclaimer 59List of TablesSime Darby Berhad, Key Facts 6Sime Darby Berhad, Key Employees 7Sime Darby Berhad, Key Employee Biographies 9Sime Darby Berhad, Major Products and Services 10Sime Darby Berhad, History 11Sime Darby Berhad, Other Locations 19Sime Darby Berhad, Subsidiaries 20Sime Darby Berhad, Joint Venture 22Sime Darby Berhad, Key Competitors 29Sime Darby Berhad, Ratios based on current share price 30Sime Darby Berhad, Annual Ratios 31Sime Darby Berhad, Interim Ratios 34Sime Darby Berhad, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36Sime Darby Berhad, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37Sime Darby Berhad, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 38Sime Darby Berhad, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 39Sime Darby Berhad, Recent Deals Summary 40Currency Codes 55Units 55Capital Market Ratios 55Equity Ratios 56Profitability Ratios 56Cost Ratios 57Liquidity Ratios 57Leverage Ratios 58Efficiency Ratios 58List of FiguresSime Darby Berhad, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 33Sime Darby Berhad, Ratio Charts 35Sime Darby Berhad, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36Sime Darby Berhad, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37Sime Darby Berhad, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 38Sime Darby Berhad, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 39