GATX Corporation (GMT) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2016 |    No of Pages: 31 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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GATX Corporation (GMT) - 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.

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- 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.


GATX Corporation (GATX) is one of the leading railcar leasing companies in the world. It leases tank cars, freight cars and locomotives to rail and marine markets. The company operates largest fleet of US-flagged vessels and provides transportation services for dry-bulk commodities on the Great Lakes region; it owns and operates fleets in North America, Europe and Asia. GATX owns and manages domestic and foreign marine assets and other widely used assets. The company's Rail International operations comprises of GATX's wholly-owned European operations and its railcar leasing business especially in India. Through company's joint venture investments it provides leasing, shipping, asset management and asset remarketing services. The company caters its services to various industries such as chemical, transportation, petroleum, and food/agriculture industries. GATX is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, 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
GATX Corporation - Key Facts 6
GATX Corporation - Key Employees 7
GATX Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8
GATX Corporation - Major Products and Services 9
GATX Corporation - History 10
GATX Corporation - Company Statement 12
GATX Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 - Company Analysis 15
GATX Corporation - Business Description 15
GATX Corporation - Corporate Strategy 16
GATX Corporation - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
GATX Corporation - Strengths 17
Strength - Customer Base 17
Strength - Operational Base 17
Strength - Growth in Rail North America Segment 17
GATX Corporation - Weaknesses 18
Weakness - Litigation Claims 18
Weakness - Decline in Rail International segment 18
GATX Corporation - Opportunities 19
Opportunity - Transport and Logistics Industry Outlook 19
Opportunity - Long-Term Air Passenger Outlook 19
GATX Corporation - Threats 20
Threat - Competitive Landscape 20
Threat - Regulatory Environment 20
Threat - International and Political Risk 20
GATX Corporation - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 24
Financial Performance 24
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 26
Section 4 - Appendix 27
Methodology 27
Ratio Definitions 27
About GlobalData 31
Contact Us 31
Disclaimer 31

List of Tables
GATX Corporation, Key Facts 6
GATX Corporation, Key Employees 7
GATX Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8
GATX Corporation, Major Products and Services 9
GATX Corporation, History 10
GATX Corporation, Subsidiaries 14
GATX Corporation, Key Competitors 21
GATX Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 22
GATX Corporation, Annual Ratios 23
GATX Corporation, Interim Ratios 25
Currency Codes 27
Capital Market Ratios 27
Equity Ratios 28
Profitability Ratios 28
Cost Ratios 29
Liquidity Ratios 29
Leverage Ratios 30
Efficiency Ratios 30

List of Figures
GATX Corporation, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 24
GATX Corporation, Ratio Charts 26

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