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About TPC Group Inc
TPC Group Inc. produces products derived from niche petrochemical raw materials, such as C4 hydrocarbons. The company sells its products primarily to chemical and petroleum based companies in North America.
The company operates in two principal business segments, C4 Processing and Performance Products.
In the C4 Processing segment, the company processes the crude C4 stream into various components. The primary products in its C4 Processing segment include butadiene, primarily used to produce synthetic rubber that is mainly used in tires and other automotive products; butene-1, primarily used in the manufacture of plastic resins and synthetic alcohols; raffinates, primarily used in the manufacturing of alkylate, a component of premium unleaded gasoline; and methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE), primarily used as a gasoline blending stock.
In its Performance Products segment, the company produces high purity isobutylene (HPIB), and the company processes isobutylene to produce higher-value derivative products, such as polyisobutylene and diisobutylene. HPIB is primarily used in the production of synthetic rubber, lubricant additives, surfactants and coatings. The company also processes refinery grade propylene into nonene, tetramer and associated by-products, which are used in the production of plasticizers, surfactants, and lubricant additives.
The company produces conventional polyisobutylenes (PIB) and highly reactive polyisobutylenes (HR-PIB), primarily used in the production of fuel and lubricant additives, caulks, adhesives, sealants, and packaging. Its diisobutylene (DIB) is primarily used in the manufacture of surfactants, plasticizers, and resins.
The company sells to various chemical producers and refiners, including The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company; The Dow Chemical Company; PMI Trading LTD; Afton Chemical Corporation; Lanxess Corporation; Invista S.ar.l.; Bridgestone/Firestone Inc.; Valero Energy Corporation; Motiva Enterprises LLC; and SI Group Inc.
The company purchases feedstock from various chemical producers, including The Dow Chemical Company; Nova Chemicals Corporation; ExxonMobil Corporation; Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC; Lyondell Chemical Company; Flint Hills Resources, LP; Formosa Plastics Corporation; Trammochem; and Total Petrochemicals USA Inc.
In the C4 market, including butene-1 and butadiene, the company competes with LyondellBasell Industries, Shell Chemicals, LP, and ExxonMobil Corporation. For isobutylene, the company competes with LyondellBasell Industries. The companys HR-PIB competes with conventional PIB produced by Ineos Group Holdings plc. For nonene and tetramer, it competes with ExxonMobil Corporation, Shell Chemicals, LP, and Sunoco, Inc.
The company was founded in 1968. It was formerly known as Texas Petrochemicals, Inc. and changed its name to TPC Group Inc. in January 2010.
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1. TPC GROUP INC COMPANY PROFILE
1.1. Key facts
1.2. Financial Performance
1.3. Key Executives
1.4. Ownership and Major Holders
1.5. Company History
2. TPC GROUP INC BUSINESS OVERVIEW
2.1. Business Description
2.2. Major Products and Services
2.3. Markets and Sales Activities
2.4. Locations, Subsidiaries, Operating Units
3. TPC GROUP INC SWOT ANALYSIS
4. TPC GROUP INC FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
4.1. Financial Statements
4.1.1. Income Statement
4.1.2. Balance Sheet
4.1.3. Cash Flow
4.2. Financial Ratios
4.2.2. 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. TPC GROUP INC COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. TPC Group Inc Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of TPC Group Inc and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of TPC Group Inc and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. TPC Group Inc Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Chemicals Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. TPC Group Inc Industry Position Analysis
6. TPC GROUP INC NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. TPC GROUP INC EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. TPC GROUP INC ENHANCED SWOT ANALYSIS2
9. UNITED STATES PESTEL ANALYSIS2
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. TPC GROUP INC IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. TPC GROUP INC PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. TPC GROUP INC VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
TPC Group Inc Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
TPC Group Inc Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
TPC Group Inc Major Shareholders
TPC Group Inc History
TPC Group Inc Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
TPC Group Inc Offices and Representations
TPC Group Inc 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
TPC Group Inc Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
TPC Group Inc Capital Market Snapshot
TPC Group Inc 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
TPC Group Inc 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
TPC Group Inc Consensus Recommendations1
Analyst Recommendation Summary1
Price Target Summary1
Experts Recommendation Trends1
Revenue Estimates Analysis1
Earnings Estimates Analysis1
Revenue Estimates Trend1
Earnings Estimates Trend1
LIST OF FIGURES
TPC Group Inc 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
TPC Group Inc 1-year Stock Charts
TPC Group Inc 5-year Stock Charts
TPC Group Inc vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
TPC Group Inc vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
TPC Group Inc Article Density Chart
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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 (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:
- What composes a threat of substitute products and services?
- Is there a threat of new competitors entering the market?
- What is the intensity of competitive rivalry?
- How big is the bargaining power of buyers?
- How significant is the bargaining power of suppliers?
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
- Intangible resources
- Innovation and Creativity
- 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:
- Costly to imitate?
- Organized properly?