Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (SWM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 34 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (SWM) - 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.


Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (SWM) is a provider of premium specialty papers and resin-based products. The company manufactures and sells paper and reconstituted tobacco products to the tobacco industry, and also provides specialized paper products for use in other applications. It offers a wide range of plug wrap and tipping papers, reconstituted tobacco leaf (RTL), reconstituted tobacco wrappers and binders, lightweight printing and writing papers, battery separator paper, drinking straw wrap, filter papers and other specialized papers. Geographically, the company operates production facilities in the US, Canada, France, the Philippines, Indonesia, Brazil and Poland. SWM is headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, the US.

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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
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. - Key Facts 6
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. - Key Employees 7
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. - History 10
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. - Company Statement 12
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Joint Venture 15
Section 2 – Company Analysis 16
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. - Business Description 16
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 17
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. - Strengths 18
Strength - Market Leadership 18
Strength - Focused Research and Development Activities 18
Strength - Operational Network 18
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Legal Proceedings 19
Weakness - High Cost Structure 19
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Potential US Air Pollution Control Market 20
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Tobacco Industry 20
Opportunity - Inorganic Initiatives 20
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. - Threats 21
Threat - Dependence on Few Customers 21
Threat - Intense Competition 21
Threat - Stringent Government Regulations 21
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. - Key Competitors 22
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 24
Performance Chart 26
Financial Performance 26
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 29
Section 4 – Appendix 30
Methodology 30
Ratio Definitions 30
About GlobalData 34
Contact Us 34
Disclaimer 34

List of Tables

Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., Key Facts 6
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., Key Employees 7
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., History 10
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., Other Locations 14
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., Subsidiaries 15
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., Joint Venture 15
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., Key Competitors 22
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 23
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., Annual Ratios 24
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., Interim Ratios 27
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 29
Currency Codes 30
Capital Market Ratios 30
Equity Ratios 31
Profitability Ratios 31
Cost Ratios 32
Liquidity Ratios 32
Leverage Ratios 33
Efficiency Ratios 33

List of Figures

Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 26
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., Ratio Charts 28

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