Lafarge S.A. (LG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: April 29, 2015
Pages: 38
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Lafarge S.A. (LG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Lafarge S.A. (LG) - 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.

Lafarge S.A. (Lafarge) is a producer and distributor of building materials. The company’s products include cement, aggregates, concrete, gypsum and other related products. It serves the housing, transport, oil and gas, sustainable construction, industrial and infrastructure development sectors. The company conducts its operations through production sites, with trading operations in more than 62 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America and the Middle East. Lafarge is headquartered in Paris, France.

The company focuses on divestments to improve its growth and profitability. In line with its strategy, in August 2014, Lafarge and Holcim planned divestments in Brazil, as part of their planned merger to create LafargeHolcim.

Lafarge S.A. Key Recent Developments

Mar 14, 2015: Lafarge's ECOCEM signs memorandum of understanding with Orascom Telecom Media and Technology

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Lafarge S.A. - Key Facts
Lafarge S.A. - Key Employees
Lafarge S.A. - Key Employee Biographies
Lafarge S.A. - Major Products and Services
Lafarge S.A. - History
Lafarge S.A. - Company Statement
Lafarge S.A. - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries


Lafarge S.A. - Business Description
Lafarge S.A. - Corporate Strategy
Lafarge S.A. - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Lafarge S.A. - Strengths
Strength - Strong Market Position
Strength - Business Performance: India and Philippines
Strength - Focus on Research and Development
Lafarge S.A. - Weaknesses
Weakness - Decline in Revenue
Weakness - Business Performance: Latin America
Lafarge S.A. - Opportunities
Opportunity - Growing construction expenditure in Eastern Europe
Opportunity - Strategic Growth Initiatives
Opportunity - Trans European Transport Network (TEN-T) program
Opportunity - Strategic Divestitures
Lafarge S.A. - Threats
Threat - Foreign currency fluctuations
Threat - Volatile Commodity Costs
Threat - Stringent regulations
Lafarge S.A. - Key Competitors


Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Lafarge S.A., Recent Deals Summary


Mar 14, 2015: Lafarge's ECOCEM signs memorandum of understanding with Orascom Telecom Media and Technology


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Lafarge S.A., Key Facts
Lafarge S.A., Key Employees
Lafarge S.A., Key Employee Biographies
Lafarge S.A., Major Products and Services
Lafarge S.A., History
Lafarge S.A., Other Locations
Lafarge S.A., Subsidiaries
Lafarge S.A., Key Competitors
Lafarge S.A., Ratios based on current share price
Lafarge S.A., Annual Ratios
Lafarge S.A., Interim Ratios
Lafarge S.A., Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios


Lafarge S.A., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014)
Lafarge S.A., Ratio Charts
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