W. R. Grace & Co. (GRA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: June 7, 2016
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W. R. Grace & Co. (GRA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
W. R. Grace & Co. (GRA) - 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

W. R. Grace & Co. (Grace) is a specialty chemicals company. It carries out research and development, production, and distribution of specialty chemicals and materials. It is one of the leading producers of cracking catalysts. The product portfolio includes catalysts, silica-based engineered and specialty materials, sealants and coatings, specialty chemicals, additives and building materials. Its products are utilized in a range of commercial and residential construction, packaging industries, pharmaceutical and life sciences industries, petrochemical and bio
  • chemical industries. Geographically, the company operates across North America, Europe, Middle East Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America. Grace is headquartered in Maryland, the US.

    W. R. Grace & Co. Key Recent Developments

    Oct 22, 2015: Grace Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results
    Sep 03, 2015: Grace To Provide Unipol PP Technology And Services To Hyosung In Seoul, Korea
    Jul 29, 2015: Grace Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results
    May 18, 2015: Grace And Chevron Joint Venture, ART, To Build World-Class Catalysts Plant At Grace’s Lake Charles, LA Site
    Apr 27, 2015: Grace To Provide UNIPOL® PP Technology And Services To Yunnan Yuntianhua PetroChemical In China

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    • Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.
    Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
  • SECTION 1 - ABOUT THE COMPANY

    W. R. Grace & Co. - Key Facts
    W. R. Grace & Co. - Key Employees
    W. R. Grace & Co. - Key Employee Biographies
    W. R. Grace & Co. - Major Products and Services
    W. R. Grace & Co. - History
    W. R. Grace & Co. - Company Statement
    W. R. Grace & Co. - Locations And Subsidiaries
    Head Office
    Other Locations & Subsidiaries
    Joint Venture

    SECTION 2 – COMPANY ANALYSIS

    W. R. Grace & Co. - Business Description
    W. R. Grace & Co. - Corporate Strategy
    W. R. Grace & Co. - SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis - Overview
    W. R. Grace & Co. - Strengths
    Strength - Market Presence
    Strength - Brand Portfolio
    W. R. Grace & Co. - Weaknesses
    Weakness - Declined Financial Performance
    W. R. Grace & Co. - Opportunities
    Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Sustainable Construction
    Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives
    Opportunity - Positive Outlook for US Chemical Industry
    W. R. Grace & Co. - Threats
    Threat - Challenge of Environmental Regulations
    Threat - Competitive Pressure
    Threat - Fluctuations in Prices of Raw Materials
    W. R. Grace & Co. - 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
    W. R. Grace & Co., Recent Deals Summary

    SECTION 4 – COMPANY’S RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

    Oct 22, 2015: Grace Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results
    Sep 03, 2015: Grace To Provide Unipol PP Technology And Services To Hyosung In Seoul, Korea
    Jul 29, 2015: Grace Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results
    May 18, 2015: Grace And Chevron Joint Venture, ART, To Build World-Class Catalysts Plant At Grace’s Lake Charles, LA Site
    Apr 27, 2015: Grace To Provide UNIPOL® PP Technology And Services To Yunnan Yuntianhua PetroChemical In China
    Apr 23, 2015: Grace Reports First Quarter 2015 Results
    Feb 05, 2015: Grace Reports Fourth Quarter And Full-Year 2014 Results
    Jan 23, 2015: Cummings, Gulyas Elected To Grace Board Of Directors
    Jan 08, 2015: Elizabeth Brown Appointed Chief Human Resources Officer For W. R. Grace

    SECTION 5 – APPENDIX

    Methodology
    Ratio Definitions
    About GlobalData
    Contact Us
    Disclaimer

    LIST OF TABLES

    W. R. Grace & Co., Key Facts
    W. R. Grace & Co., Key Employees
    W. R. Grace & Co., Key Employee Biographies
    W. R. Grace & Co., Major Products and Services
    W. R. Grace & Co., History
    W. R. Grace & Co., Subsidiaries
    W. R. Grace & Co., Joint Venture
    W. R. Grace & Co., Key Competitors
    W. R. Grace & Co., Ratios based on current share price
    W. R. Grace & Co., Annual Ratios
    W. R. Grace & Co., Interim Ratios
    W. R. Grace & Co., Recent Deals Summary
    Currency Codes
    Capital Market Ratios
    Equity Ratios
    Profitability Ratios
    Cost Ratios
    Liquidity Ratios
    Leverage Ratios
    Efficiency Ratios

    LIST OF FIGURES

    W. R. Grace & Co., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015)
    W. R. Grace & Co., Ratio Charts

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