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Rock-Tenn Company (RKT) - 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.HighlightsRock-Tenn Company (Rock-Tenn) is a provider of consumer and corrugated packaging products and recycling solutions. The company undertakes the production and marketing of a wide range of consumer packaging products, recycled paperboard, containerboard, bleached paperboard, specialty paperboard and merchandising displays. It also offers contract packaging services, display design and engineering services, fulfillment services, testing services and shopper marketing services, among others. Rock-Tenn markets its products and services through its own sales force, independent sales representatives and distributors. It has its operational presence with offices and manufacturing facilities located in the US, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Puerto Rico and Argentina. Rock-Tenn is headquartered in Norcross, Georgia, the US.
As a part of the company’s strategy it focuses on increasing its integration levels in the corrugated markets through acquisitions. In Line with this the company the company has completed the acquisition of the Tacoma Mill.Key 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 5Rock-Tenn Company - Key Facts 6Rock-Tenn Company - Key Employees 7Rock-Tenn Company - Key Employee Biographies 9Rock-Tenn Company - Major Products and Services 10Rock-Tenn Company - History 12Rock-Tenn Company - Company Statement 13Rock-Tenn Company - Locations And Subsidiaries 15Head Office 15Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15Section 2 – Company Analysis 17Rock-Tenn Company - Business Description 17Rock-Tenn Company - Corporate Strategy 18Rock-Tenn Company - SWOT Analysis 19SWOT Analysis - Overview 19Rock-Tenn Company - Strengths 19Strength - Increasing Segmental Revenues 19Strength - Well Established Player 19Rock-Tenn Company - Weaknesses 20Weakness - Substantial Debt 20Weakness - Declined Recycling Segment Performance 20Rock-Tenn Company - Opportunities 21Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 21Opportunity - Potential Growth in Paper Recycling 21Opportunity - Definitive Agreement With MeadWestvaco Corporation 21Rock-Tenn Company - Threats 22Threat - Highly Competitive Market 22Threat - Increased Costs of Raw Materials 22Threat - Stringent Environmental Regulations 22Rock-Tenn Company - Key Competitors 23Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25Performance Chart 27Financial Performance 27Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29Rock-Tenn Company, Recent Deals Summary 30Section 4 – Appendix 31Methodology 31Ratio Definitions 31About GlobalData 35Contact Us 35Disclaimer 35List of TablesRock-Tenn Company, Key Facts 6Rock-Tenn Company, Key Employees 7Rock-Tenn Company, Key Employee Biographies 9Rock-Tenn Company, Major Products and Services 10Rock-Tenn Company, History 12Rock-Tenn Company, Other Locations 15Rock-Tenn Company, Subsidiaries 16Rock-Tenn Company, Key Competitors 23Rock-Tenn Company, Ratios based on current share price 24Rock-Tenn Company, Annual Ratios 25Rock-Tenn Company, Interim Ratios 28Rock-Tenn Company, Recent Deals Summary 30Currency Codes 31Capital Market Ratios 31Equity Ratios 32Profitability Ratios 32Cost Ratios 33Liquidity Ratios 33Leverage Ratios 34Efficiency Ratios 34List of FiguresRock-Tenn Company, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 27Rock-Tenn Company, Ratio Charts 29