P. H. Glatfelter Company (GLT) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 32 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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P. H. Glatfelter Company (GLT) - 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.


P. H. Glatfelter Company (Glatfelter) is a manufacturer of paper products. It is a global supplier of specialty papers and fiber-based engineered products. The company’s major product offerings include papers for trade book publishing; pressure-sensitive postage stamps; digital imaging applications; playing cards; conical cups, specialized envelopes and metalized papers for labels and packaging; and airlaid materials. It products find applications in food and beverage, Non-woven wall covering, packaging inner liners, gift wrap, labels, decorative laminates, furniture, flooring, batteries, capacitors and highly engineered applications. The company’s operations spread across North America, Europe and Asia. Glatfelter is headquartered in Pennsylvania, the US.

P. H. Glatfelter Company Key Recent Developments

Mar 11, 2013: Glatfelter And DreamWeaver Partner To Develop And Manufacture Lithium Ion Battery Separators

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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
P. H. Glatfelter Company - Key Facts 6
P. H. Glatfelter Company - Key Employees 7
P. H. Glatfelter Company - Key Employee Biographies 8
P. H. Glatfelter Company - Major Products and Services 9
P. H. Glatfelter Company - History 10
P. H. Glatfelter Company - Company Statement 11
P. H. Glatfelter Company - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13
Section 2 – Company Analysis 15
P. H. Glatfelter Company - Business Description 15
P. H. Glatfelter Company - Corporate Strategy 16
P. H. Glatfelter Company - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
P. H. Glatfelter Company - Strengths 17
Strength - Business Performance: Specialty Papers Segment 17
Strength - Leading Market Player 17
Strength - Emphasis on Research and Development 17
P. H. Glatfelter Company - Weaknesses 18
Weakness - Working Capital Concerns 18
P. H. Glatfelter Company - Opportunities 19
Opportunity - Emerging Markets Facilitating Ladder for Growth 19
Opportunity - Acquisition - SPO 19
P. H. Glatfelter Company - Threats 20
Threat - Intense Competitive Landscape 20
Threat - Rising Raw Materials Prices resulting in Price War 20
Threat - Volatile Macro Environment 20
P. H. Glatfelter Company - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
Section 4 – Appendix 28
Methodology 28
Ratio Definitions 28
About GlobalData 32
Contact Us 32
Disclaimer 32

List of Tables

P. H. Glatfelter Company, Key Facts 6
P. H. Glatfelter Company, Key Employees 7
P. H. Glatfelter Company, Key Employee Biographies 8
P. H. Glatfelter Company, Major Products and Services 9
P. H. Glatfelter Company, History 10
P. H. Glatfelter Company, Other Locations 13
P. H. Glatfelter Company, Subsidiaries 14
P. H. Glatfelter Company, Key Competitors 21
P. H. Glatfelter Company, Ratios based on current share price 22
P. H. Glatfelter Company, Annual Ratios 23
P. H. Glatfelter Company, Interim Ratios 26
Currency Codes 28
Capital Market Ratios 28
Equity Ratios 29
Profitability Ratios 29
Cost Ratios 30
Liquidity Ratios 30
Leverage Ratios 31
Efficiency Ratios 31

List of Figures

P. H. Glatfelter Company, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 25
P. H. Glatfelter Company, Ratio Charts 27

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