Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited (4008) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: August 20, 2014
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Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited (4008) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited (4008) - 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.
Highlights

Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited (SSC) is a chemical company. It manufactures chemicals, polymer products, gas products, engineering and chemical equipment. The company’s product portfolio includes super absorbent polymers for disposable diapers, polymer products for cosmetics, electronic gases for liquid crystal and LED, fine chemicals for pharmaceutical intermediates, oxygen gas generators for steel manufacturers and various industrial chemicals, such as sulfur compounds, chlorinated pyridines, chlorinated compounds, formalin, liquid ammonia, and aqueous ammonia. The company operates through eight subsidiaries, three research and development units, three manufacturing plants and two affiliate companies, covering the regions of Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, the US, Belgium and Korea. SSC is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

The company’s growth strategy focuses on expanding the scale of its primary business of super absorbent polymers (SAP). The company plans to increase its production capacity of SAP to 300,000 tons annually by 2015. To this end, the company established a new production base for its super absorbent polymer “Aqua Keep”, with an annual production capacity of 59,000 metric tons and the production site at Yeosu in South Jeolla, South Korea.

Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited Key Recent Developments

May 12, 2014: Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Consolidated Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2013
Feb 05, 2014: Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Financial Results for the nine months ended December 31 2013
Nov 06, 2013: Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Financial Results for the half-year ended September 30 2013

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SECTION 1 - ABOUT THE COMPANY

Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited - Key Facts
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited - Key Employees
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited - Key Employee Biographies
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited - Major Products and Services
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited - History
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries

SECTION 2 – COMPANY ANALYSIS

Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited - Business Description
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited - Corporate Strategy
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited - Strengths
Strength - Diversified Business
Strength - Strong R&D Activities
Strength - Manufacturing Capabilities
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited - Weaknesses
Weakness - Increasing Trade Receivables and Inventory
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited - Opportunities
Opportunity - Expanding Super Absorbent Polymer Market
Opportunity - Business Expansion
Opportunity - Growth Opportunities in Emerging Markets
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited - Threats
Threat - Global Economic Scenario
Threat - Intense Competition
Threat - Stringent Environmental Regulations
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited - Key Competitors

SECTION 3 – COMPANY FINANCIAL RATIOS

Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts

SECTION 4 – COMPANY’S RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

May 12, 2014: Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Consolidated Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2013
Feb 05, 2014: Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Financial Results for the nine months ended December 31 2013
Nov 06, 2013: Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Financial Results for the half-year ended September 30 2013

SECTION 5 – APPENDIX

Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer

LIST OF TABLES

Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited, Key Facts
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited, Key Employees
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited, Key Employee Biographies
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited, Major Products and Services
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited, History
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited, Other Locations
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited, Subsidiaries
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited, Key Competitors
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited, Ratios based on current share price
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited, Annual Ratios
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited, Interim Ratios
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios

LIST OF FIGURES

Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014)
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited, Ratio Charts
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