American Pacific Corp. Due Diligence Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis

Date: May 15, 2018
Pages: 50
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American Pacific Corp. Due Diligence Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis
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American Pacific Corp. Due Diligence Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis
American Pacific Corp. Due Diligence 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 American Pacific Corp. and its competitors. This provides our Clients with a clear understanding of American Pacific Corp. position in the Chemical Industry.

  • The report contains detailed information about American Pacific Corp. 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 American Pacific Corp.. 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 American Pacific Corp. 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 American Pacific Corp. 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 American Pacific Corp. business.

About American Pacific Corp.

American Pacific Corporation primarily manufactures fine chemicals, specialty chemicals, and propulsion products in the United States.


The company’s segments include Fine Chemicals; Specialty Chemicals; Aerospace Equipment; and Other Businesses.

Fine Chemicals Segment

The Fine Chemicals Segment is a custom manufacturer of the active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and registered intermediates. The pharmaceutical ingredients that it manufactures are used by its customers in drugs with indications in three primary areas, such as anti-viral, oncology, and central nervous system. Its customers include pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

Competition: The company’s competes with the fine chemicals division of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation; the chemicals operations division of Helsinn Group; a component of the pharmaceuticals division of Ajinomoto Company; a subsidiary of the Zambon Company; and a subsidiary of BASF.

Specialty Chemicals Segment

The Specialty Chemicals Segment is principally engaged in the production of ammonium perchlorate (AP), which is the predominant oxidizing agent for solid propellant rockets, booster motors and missiles used in space exploration, commercial satellite transportation, and national defense programs in North America. The company produces and sells sodium azide, a chemical used in pharmaceutical manufacturing, and Halotron, a series of clean fire extinguishing agents used in fire extinguishing products ranging from portable fire extinguishers to total flooding systems.

The company’s primary space customers are Alliant Techsystems, Inc. (ATK) for the Space Shuttle RSRM program and the Delta family of commercial rockets, and Aerojet General Corporation for the Atlas family of commercial rockets. It also supplies ammonium perchlorate (AP) for use in various defense programs, including the Army’s Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) program and the Navy’s Standard Missile and D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile programs. The company also produces and sells various other grades of AP and different types and grades of sodium and potassium perchlorates (collectively other perchlorates).

Customers and Markets: Prospective purchasers of Grade I AP consist principally of contractors in programs of NASA and the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). ATK is the company’s major AP customer.

Aerospace Equipment

The Aerospace Equipment Segment manufactures monopropellant and bipropellant liquid propulsion systems and thrusters for satellites, launch vehicles, and interceptors in North America. Its products are utilized on various satellite and launch vehicle programs, such as Space Systems/Loral’s 1300 series geostationary satellites. The company’s customer base is primarily U.S. based with customers in Europe and Japan.

The company, through AMPAC ISP Europe, designs, develops, and manufactures liquid propulsion thrusters, valves, pressure regulators, cold-gas propulsion systems, and precision structures for space applications, especially in the European space market. These products are used on various satellites and spacecraft, as well as on the Ariane 5 launch vehicle.

Competition: The company competes with GenCorp, Inc.; EADS Astrium; Rafael; and IHI.

Other Businesses

The Other Businesses Segment contains its water treatment equipment and real estate activities. Its water treatment equipment business markets, designs, and manufactures electrochemical On Site Hypochlorite Generation (OSHG) systems. These systems are used in the disinfection of drinking water, control of noxious odors, and the treatment of seawater to prevent the growth of marine organisms in cooling systems. The company supplies its equipment to municipal, industrial, and offshore customers.

The company’s PEPCON Systems business manufactures and supplies on-site hypochlorination systems. It designs, manufactures, and services equipment used to purify water or air in municipal, industrial and power generation applications. The systems are marketed under the ChlorMaster and Odormaster names. Sodium hypochlorite is used by municipalities and sewage plants for the disinfection of drinking water, effluent and waste water; power plants, desalination plants, chemical plants and on-shore/off-shore crude oil facilities for the control of marine growth in seawater used in cooling water circuits; and composting plants for the deodorizing of malodorous compounds in contaminated air.


American Pacific Corporation was founded in 1955.

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.




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


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


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


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


5.1. American Pacific Corp. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of American Pacific Corp. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of American Pacific Corp. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. American Pacific Corp. Industry Analysis
  5.4.1. Chemicals Industry Snapshot
  5.4.2. American Pacific Corp. Industry Position Analysis


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


7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates



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


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





American Pacific Corp. Key Facts
Management Effectiveness
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
American Pacific Corp. Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
American Pacific Corp. Major Shareholders
American Pacific Corp. History
American Pacific Corp. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
American Pacific Corp. Offices and Representations
American Pacific Corp. 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
American Pacific Corp. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Credit Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
American Pacific Corp. Capital Market Snapshot
American Pacific Corp. 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
Chemicals Industry Statistics
American Pacific Corp. 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
American Pacific Corp. 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


American Pacific Corp. 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
American Pacific Corp. 1-year Stock Charts
American Pacific Corp. 5-year Stock Charts
American Pacific Corp. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
American Pacific Corp. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
American Pacific Corp. Article Density Chart

1 – Data availability depends on company’s security policy.
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The complete financial data is available for publicly traded companies.

SWOT Analysis

SWOT, which stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, is an analytical framework that identifies the internal and external factors that are favorable and unfavorable for a company.

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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