Polycom, Inc. (PLCM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: July 12, 2016
Pages: 38
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Polycom, Inc. (PLCM) - 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.

Polycom, Inc. (Polycom) is a provider of unified communications (UC) solutions. Polycom offers video communication products including telepresence, video, voice and infrastructure solutions based on open standards. These communication solutions are designed on the architectures that deliver voice, video and content communications. The products and solutions include Network Infrastructure, which includes the conferencing infrastructure, distributed media application, management applications, recording and streaming security, and remote access; UC Group Systems, which includes immersive telepresence, group video and group voice systems, and UC Personal Devices, which includes desktop video devices, desktop voice, and wireless local area network (LAN) products. The company has operations in the US, Canada, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Caribbean and Latin America and Asia. Polycom is headquartered in San Jose, California, the US.

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Polycom, Inc. - Key Facts
Polycom, Inc. - Key Employees
Polycom, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies
Polycom, Inc. - Major Products and Services
Polycom, Inc. - History
Polycom, Inc. - Company Statement
Polycom, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries


Polycom, Inc. - Business Description
Polycom, Inc. - Corporate Strategy
Polycom, Inc. - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Polycom, Inc. - Strengths
Strength - Market Position
Strength - Business Performance: UC Personal Devices
Polycom, Inc. - Weaknesses
Weakness - Declining Regional Sales
Weakness - Declining UC Group Systems Segment
Polycom, Inc. - Opportunities
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Videoconferencing Market
Opportunity - Strategic Partnerships
Polycom, Inc. - Threats
Threat - Reliance on Third Party Manufacturers
Threat - Intense Competition
Threat - Rapid Technological Changes
Polycom, Inc. - Key Competitors


Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Polycom, Inc., Recent Deals Summary


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


Polycom, Inc., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015)
Polycom, Inc., Ratio Charts
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