RPC Group Plc (RPC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 37 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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RPC Group Plc (RPC) - 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.


RPC Group Plc (RPC) is a supplier of rigid plastic packaging. The company, along with its subsidiaries provides all forms of rigid packaging, namely, injection moulded packs, thermoformed packs, formable sheet and extrusion blow moulded packs as wells as injection-blown and injection-stretch-blown packs. It supplies products for custom moulded designs, food and drink, building and industrial, house and garden, pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors among others. The company has strong presence in personal and beauty care sectors, drinking cup markets and in multi-layer sheet and packs for oxygen sensitive food products. The company has its manufacturing operations across the European Union and the US. The company is headquartered in Rushden, Northamptonshire, the UK.

RPC Group Plc Key Recent Developments

Mar 13, 2015: Ryder Scott Wins Tender To Conduct Independent Evaluation Of Hydrocarbon Reserves Of Naftogaz Across Ukraine

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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
RPC Group Plc - Key Facts 6
RPC Group Plc - Key Employees 7
RPC Group Plc - Key Employee Biographies 8
RPC Group Plc - Major Products and Services 9
RPC Group Plc - History 12
RPC Group Plc - Company Statement 14
RPC Group Plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Section 2 – Company Analysis 18
RPC Group Plc - Business Description 18
RPC Group Plc - Corporate Strategy 19
RPC Group Plc - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
RPC Group Plc - Strengths 20
Strength - Diverse Industrial Applications 20
Strength - Well-established Operations 20
Strength - Growth in Injection Moulding Segment 20
RPC Group Plc - Weaknesses 21
Weakness - Decline in Thermoforming segment 21
RPC Group Plc - Opportunities 22
Opportunity - Growing Global Packaging Industry 22
Opportunity - Perpetual Innovation 22
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 22
RPC Group Plc - Threats 23
Threat - Highly Competitive Market 23
Threat - Rising Intolerance towards Plastic 23
Threat - Regulatory Environment 23
RPC Group Plc - 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
RPC Group Plc, Recent Deals Summary 31
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 32
Mar 13, 2015: Ryder Scott Wins Tender To Conduct Independent Evaluation Of Hydrocarbon Reserves Of Naftogaz Across Ukraine 32
Section 5 – Appendix 33
Methodology 33
Ratio Definitions 33
About GlobalData 37
Contact Us 37
Disclaimer 37

List of Tables

RPC Group Plc, Key Facts 6
RPC Group Plc, Key Employees 7
RPC Group Plc, Key Employee Biographies 8
RPC Group Plc, Major Products and Services 9
RPC Group Plc, History 12
RPC Group Plc, Subsidiaries 16
RPC Group Plc, Key Competitors 24
RPC Group Plc, Ratios based on current share price 25
RPC Group Plc, Annual Ratios 26
RPC Group Plc, Interim Ratios 29
RPC Group Plc, Recent Deals Summary 31
Currency Codes 33
Capital Market Ratios 33
Equity Ratios 34
Profitability Ratios 34
Cost Ratios 35
Liquidity Ratios 35
Leverage Ratios 36
Efficiency Ratios 36

List of Figures

RPC Group Plc, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 28
RPC Group Plc, Ratio Charts 30

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