Low & Bonar PLC (LWB) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jun, 2017 |    No of Pages: 30 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Low & Bonar PLC (LWB) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the companys businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the companys 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 companys operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy Analysts summarization of the companys business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis A detailed analysis of the companys 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.

Highlights

Low & Bonar PLC (Low & Bonar) designs and manufactures engineered polymers. The company, through its novel technologies, converts plastic into yarns and fibers. Its product portfolio comprises woven and non-woven geotextiles, construction fibers, grids, coated fabrics, knitted fabrics, 3D polymeric mats and composites. These products are marketed under the brands of BonarAgro, BonarBuilt, BonarPure, Xeroflor, Adfil, EnkaSolutions, Mehgies and Colback. Low & Bonar offers these products to the various markets including Sport and Leisure, Transport, industrial, agriculture and horticulture. The company operates research and development facilities in the US, the Netherlands and Belgium and manufacturing facilities in the UK, Belgium, the Netherlands, Hungary, Germany, Czech Republic, the US, China, Slovakia and Saudi Arabia. Low & Bonar is headquartered in London, the UK.

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
Low & Bonar PLC - Key Facts 5
Low & Bonar PLC - Key Employees 6
Low & Bonar PLC - Key Employee Biographies 7
Low & Bonar PLC - Major Products and Services 8
Low & Bonar PLC - History 9
Low & Bonar PLC - Company Statement 10
Low & Bonar PLC - Locations And Subsidiaries 11
Head Office 11
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 11
Section 2 Company Analysis 13
Low & Bonar PLC - Business Description 13
Low & Bonar PLC - SWOT Analysis 14
SWOT Analysis - Overview 14
Low & Bonar PLC - Strengths 14
Low & Bonar PLC - Weaknesses 15
Low & Bonar PLC - Opportunities 16
Low & Bonar PLC - Threats 17
Low & Bonar PLC - Key Competitors 18
Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 19
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 19
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 20
Performance Chart 23
Financial Performance 23
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 25
Section 4 Appendix 26
Methodology 26
Ratio Definitions 26
About GlobalData 30
Contact Us 30
Disclaimer 30

List of Tables
Low & Bonar PLC, Key Facts 5
Low & Bonar PLC, Key Employees 6
Low & Bonar PLC, Key Employee Biographies 7
Low & Bonar PLC, Major Products and Services 8
Low & Bonar PLC, History 9
Low & Bonar PLC, Other Locations 11
Low & Bonar PLC, Subsidiaries 11
Low & Bonar PLC, Key Competitors 18
Low & Bonar PLC, Ratios based on current share price 19
Low & Bonar PLC, Annual Ratios 20
Low & Bonar PLC, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 21
Low & Bonar PLC, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 22
Low & Bonar PLC, Interim Ratios 24
Currency Codes 26
Capital Market Ratios 26
Equity Ratios 27
Profitability Ratios 27
Cost Ratios 28
Liquidity Ratios 28
Leverage Ratios 29
Efficiency Ratios 29

List of Figures
Low & Bonar PLC, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 23
Low & Bonar PLC, Ratio Charts 25


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