General American Investors Company, Inc. Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis

Date: December 1, 2016
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General American Investors Company, Inc. Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis
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General American Investors Company, Inc. Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis
General American Investors Company, Inc. Fundamental Company Report provides a complete overview of the company’s affairs. All available data is presented in a comprehensive and easily accessed format. The report includes financial and SWOT information, industry analysis, opinions, estimates, plus annual and quarterly forecasts made by stock market experts. The report also enables direct comparison to be made between General American Investors Company, Inc. and its competitors. This provides our Clients with a clear understanding of General American Investors Company, Inc. position in the Financial Services Industry.

  • The report contains detailed information about General American Investors Company, Inc. that gives an unrivalled in-depth knowledge about internal business-environment of the company: data about the owners, senior executives, locations, subsidiaries, markets, products, and company history.
  • Another part of the report is a SWOT-analysis carried out for General American Investors Company, Inc.. It involves specifying the objective of the company's business and identifies the different factors that are favorable and unfavorable to achieving that objective. SWOT-analysis helps to understand company’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and possible threats against it.
  • The General American Investors Company, Inc. financial analysis covers the income statement and ratio trend-charts with balance sheets and cash flows presented on an annual and quarterly basis. The report outlines the main financial ratios pertaining to profitability, margin analysis, asset turnover, credit ratios, and company’s long-term solvency. This sort of company's information will assist and strengthen your company’s decision-making processes.
  • In the part that describes General American Investors Company, Inc. competitors and the industry in whole, the information about company's financial ratios is compared to those of its competitors and to the industry. The unique analysis of the market and company’s competitors along with detailed information about the internal and external factors affecting the relevant industry will help to manage your business environment. Your company’s business and sales activities will be boosted by gaining an insight into your competitors’ businesses.
  • Also the report provides relevant news, an analysis of PR-activity, and stock price movements. The latter are correlated with pertinent news and press releases, and annual and quarterly forecasts are given by a variety of experts and market research firms. Such information creates your awareness about principal trends of General American Investors Company, Inc. business.

About General American Investors Company, Inc.

General American Investors Company, Inc. (the Fund) operates as a closed-end, diversified management investment company. The Company invests primarily in common stocks, preferred stocks, corporate note, money market fund, and short-term securities.

Investment Portfolio

The Fund’s investment portfolio comprises investments in various sectors, including Oil and Natural Gas; Finance and Insurance; Retail Trade; Health Care; Communications and Information Services; Consumer Products and Services; Building and Real Estate; Environmental Control; Technology; Computer Software and Systems; Machinery and Equipment; Electronics; Mining; and Semiconductors.

History

General American Investors Company, Inc. was founded in 1927.


The above Company Fundamental Report is a half-ready report and contents are subject to change.
It means that we have all necessary data in our database to prepare the report but need 2-3 days to complete it. During this time we are also updating the report with respect to the current moment. So, you can get all the most recent data available for the same price. Please note that preparation of additional types of analyses requires extra time.

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

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1. GENERAL AMERICAN INVESTORS COMPANY, INC. COMPANY PROFILE

1.1. Key facts
1.2. Financial Performance
1.3. Key Executives
1.4. Ownership and Major Holders
1.5. Company History

2. GENERAL AMERICAN INVESTORS COMPANY, INC. BUSINESS OVERVIEW

2.1. Business Description
2.2. Major Products and Services
2.3. Markets and Sales Activities
2.4. Locations, Subsidiaries, Operating Units

3. GENERAL AMERICAN INVESTORS COMPANY, INC. SWOT ANALYSIS

3.1. Overview
3.2. Strengths
3.3. Weaknesses
3.4. Opportunities
3.5. Threats

4. GENERAL AMERICAN INVESTORS COMPANY, INC. FINANCIAL ANALYSIS

4.1. Financial Statements
  4.1.1. Income Statement
  4.1.2. Balance Sheet
  4.1.3. Cash Flow
4.2. Financial Ratios
  4.2.1. Profitability
  4.2.2. Margin Analysis
  4.2.3. Asset Turnover
  4.2.4. Credit Ratios
  4.2.5. Long-Term Solvency
  4.2.6. Growth Over Prior Year
  4.2.7. Financial Ratios Charts
4.3. Stock Market Snapshot

5. GENERAL AMERICAN INVESTORS COMPANY, INC. COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS

5.1. General American Investors Company, Inc. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of General American Investors Company, Inc. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of General American Investors Company, Inc. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. General American Investors Company, Inc. Industry Analysis
  5.4.1. Financial Services Industry Snapshot
  5.4.2. General American Investors Company, Inc. Industry Position Analysis

6. GENERAL AMERICAN INVESTORS COMPANY, INC. NEWS & EVENTS

6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events

7. GENERAL AMERICAN INVESTORS COMPANY, INC. EXPERTS REVIEW1

7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates

8. GENERAL AMERICAN INVESTORS COMPANY, INC. ENHANCED SWOT ANALYSIS2

9. UNITED STATES PESTEL ANALYSIS2

9.1. Political Factors
9.2. Economic Factors
9.3. Social Factors
9.4. Technological Factors
9.5. Environmental Factors
9.6. Legal Factors

10. GENERAL AMERICAN INVESTORS COMPANY, INC. IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2

10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix

11. GENERAL AMERICAN INVESTORS COMPANY, INC. PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2

12. GENERAL AMERICAN INVESTORS COMPANY, INC. VRIO ANALYSIS2


APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS


LIST OF TABLES

General American Investors Company, Inc. Key Facts
Profitability
Management Effectiveness
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
General American Investors Company, Inc. Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
General American Investors Company, Inc. Major Shareholders
General American Investors Company, Inc. History
General American Investors Company, Inc. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
General American Investors Company, Inc. Offices and Representations
General American Investors Company, Inc. SWOT Analysis
Yearly Income Statement Including Trends
Income Statement Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Balance Sheet Including Trends
Balance Sheet Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Cash Flow Including Trends
Cash Flow Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
General American Investors Company, Inc. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Credit Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
General American Investors Company, Inc. Capital Market Snapshot
General American Investors Company, Inc. Direct Competitors Key Facts
Direct Competitors Profitability Ratios
Direct Competitors Margin Analysis Ratios
Direct Competitors Asset Turnover Ratios
Direct Competitors Credit Ratios
Direct Competitors Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Services Industry Statistics
General American Investors Company, Inc. Industry Position
Company vs. Industry Income Statement Analysis
Company vs. Industry Balance Sheet Analysis
Company vs. Industry Cash Flow Analysis
Company vs. Industry Ratios Comparison
General American Investors Company, Inc. Consensus Recommendations1
Analyst Recommendation Summary1
Price Target Summary1
Experts Recommendation Trends1
Revenue Estimates Analysis1
Earnings Estimates Analysis1
Historical Surprises1
Revenue Estimates Trend1
Earnings Estimates Trend1
Revenue Revisions1

LIST OF FIGURES

General American Investors Company, Inc. Annual Revenues in Comparison with Cost of Goods Sold and Gross Profit
Profit Margin Chart
Operating Margin Chart
Return on Equity (ROE) Chart
Return on Assets (ROA) Chart
Debt to Equity Chart
Current Ratio Chart
General American Investors Company, Inc. 1-year Stock Charts
General American Investors Company, Inc. 5-year Stock Charts
General American Investors Company, Inc. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
General American Investors Company, Inc. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
General American Investors Company, Inc. Article Density Chart

1 – Data availability depends on company’s security policy.
2 – These sections are available only when you purchase a report with appropriate additional types of analyses.
The complete financial data is available for publicly traded companies.

Enhanced SWOT Analysis

Enhanced SWOT is a 3×3 grid that arranges strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats into one scheme:

  • How to use the strengths to take advantage of the opportunities?
  • How to use the strengths to reduce likelihood and impact of the threats?
  • How to overcome the weaknesses that obstruct taking advantage of the opportunities?
  • How to overcome the weaknesses that can make the threats a reality?

Upon answering these questions a company can develop a project plan to improve its business performance.


PESTEL Analysis

PESTEL (also termed as PESTLE) is an ideal tool to strategically analyze what influence different outside factors – political, economic, sociocultural, technological, environmental and legal – exert on a business to later chart its long term targets.

Being part of the external analysis when carrying out a strategic assessment or performing a market study, PESTEL gives an overview of diverse macro-environmental factors that any company should thoughtfully consider. By perceiving these outside environments, businesses can maximally benefit from the opportunities while minimizing the threats to the organization.

Key Factors Examined by PESTEL Analysis:

  • Political – What opportunities and pressures are brought by political bodies and what is the degree of public regulations’ impact on the business?
  • Economic – What economic policies, trends and structures are expected to affect the organization, what is this influence’s degree?
  • Sociological – What cultural and societal aspects will work upon the demand for the business’s products and operations?
  • Technological – What impact do the technological aspects, innovations, incentives and barriers have on the organization?
  • Environmental – What environmental and ecological facets, both locally and farther afield, are likely to predetermine the business?
  • Legal – What laws and legislation will exert influence on the style the business is carried out?

IFE, EFE, IE Matrices

The Internal Factor Evaluation matrix (IFE matrix) is a strategic management tool helping audit or evaluate major weaknesses and strengths in a business’s functional areas. In addition, IFE matrix serves as a basis for identifying and assessing relationships amongst those areas. The IFE matrix is utilised in strategy formulation.

The External Factor Evaluation matrix (EFE matrix) is a tool of strategic management that is typically utilised to assess current market conditions. It is an ideal instrument for visualising and prioritising the threats and opportunities a firm is facing.

The essential difference between the above mentioned matrices lies in the type of factors incorporated in the model; whilst the latter is engaged in internal factors, the former deals exceptionally with external factors – those exposed to social, political, economic, legal, etc. external forces.

Being a continuation of the EFE matrix and IFE matrix models, the Internal External matrix (IE matrix) rests upon an investigation of external and internal business factors integrated into one suggestive model.


Porter Five Forces Analysis

The Porter’s five forces analysis studies the industry of operation and helps the company find new sources of competitive advantage. The analysis surveys an industry through five major questions:

  1. What composes a threat of substitute products and services?
  2. Is there a threat of new competitors entering the market?
  3. What is the intensity of competitive rivalry?
  4. How big is the bargaining power of buyers?
  5. How significant is the bargaining power of suppliers?

VRIO Analysis

VRIO stands for Value, Rarity, Imitability, Organization. This analysis helps to evaluate all company’s resources and capabilities and bring them together into one aggregate table that includes:

  • Tangible resources
    • Financial
    • Physical
    • Technological
    • Organizational
  • Intangible resources
    • Human
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Reputation
  • Organizational capabilities

The result of the analysis gives a clear picture of company’s competitive and economic implications, answering the questions if the resources mentioned above are:

  • Valuable?
  • Rare?
  • Costly to imitate?
  • Organized properly?
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