Domtar Corporation (UFS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 46 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Domtar Corporation (UFS) - 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.


Domtar Corporation (Domtar) is an integrated manufacturer and marketer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America. It also manufactures papergrade, fluff and specialty pulp. The company designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide range of fine paper products for a variety of consumers, including merchants, retail outlets, stationers, printers, publishers, converters and end-users. The company offers communication papers, specialty and packaging papers, and absorbent hygiene products. Domtar also markets and produces a broad line of incontinence care products, these are marketed under the brands Attends, Indasec and IncoPack. It owns and operates Domtar Distribution Group, a network of paper distribution facilities. The company carries out its manufacturing operations in the US and Canada. Domtar is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Domtar Corporation Key Recent Developments

Oct 30, 2013: Domtar Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
Oct 24, 2013: Domtar Corporation reports preliminary third quarter 2013 financial results
Oct 03, 2013: Domtar Corporation Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results
Jul 31, 2013: Domtar declares regular quarterly dividend
Jul 25, 2013: Domtar Corporation reports preliminary second quarter 2013 financial results

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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
Domtar Corporation - Key Facts 6
Domtar Corporation - Key Employees 7
Domtar Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8
Domtar Corporation - Major Products and Services 9
Domtar Corporation - History 11
Domtar Corporation - Company Statement 14
Domtar Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Section 2 – Company Analysis 18
Domtar Corporation - Business Description 18
Domtar Corporation - Corporate Strategy 19
Domtar Corporation - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
Domtar Corporation - Strengths 20
Strength - Brand Line 20
Strength - Awards and Recognitions 20
Strength - Strong Foothold in the Market 20
Domtar Corporation - Weaknesses 21
Weakness - Declined Liquidity 21
Weakness - Operational Issues 21
Domtar Corporation - Opportunities 22
Opportunity - Investment by Schlumberger 22
Opportunity - Key Investments 22
Opportunity - Growth Prospects: Asia 22
Domtar Corporation - Threats 23
Threat - Intense Competition 23
Threat - Production Costs 23
Threat - Environmental Liabilities 23
Domtar Corporation - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26
Performance Chart 28
Financial Performance 28
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 30
Section 4 – Company’s Lifesciences, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 31
Domtar Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Domtar Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
Domtar Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 33
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 34
Nov 19, 2014: Domtar applauds today's announcement by EPA recognizing the benefits of sustainably managed biomass fuel 34
Apr 30, 2014: Domtar Corporation announces 2-for-1 stock split and dividend increase 35
Apr 24, 2014: Domtar Corporation reports preliminary first quarter 2014 financial results 36
Feb 19, 2014: Domtar declares regular quarterly dividend 37
Feb 07, 2014: Domtar Corporation reports preliminary fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013 financial results 38
Jan 20, 2014: Domtar Corporation 2014 quarterly earnings schedule 40
Jan 20, 2014: Media advisory: Domtar Corporation Fourth Quarter 2013 Financial Results 41
Section 6 – Appendix 42
Methodology 42
Ratio Definitions 42
About GlobalData 46
Contact Us 46
Disclaimer 46

List of Tables

Domtar Corporation, Key Facts 6
Domtar Corporation, Key Employees 7
Domtar Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8
Domtar Corporation, Major Products and Services 9
Domtar Corporation, History 11
Domtar Corporation, Subsidiaries 16
Domtar Corporation, Key Competitors 24
Domtar Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 25
Domtar Corporation, Annual Ratios 26
Domtar Corporation, Interim Ratios 29
Domtar Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Domtar Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
Domtar Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 33
Currency Codes 42
Capital Market Ratios 42
Equity Ratios 43
Profitability Ratios 43
Cost Ratios 44
Liquidity Ratios 44
Leverage Ratios 45
Efficiency Ratios 45

List of Figures

Domtar Corporation, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 28
Domtar Corporation, Ratio Charts 30
Domtar Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Domtar Corporation, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32

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