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About Morgan Crucible Co. plc
The Morgan Crucible Company plc engages in the design, development and marketing of products made from carbon, ceramic and magnetic materials worldwide. Their products are used in a range of applications from transport and telecommunications to fire protection and medical instruments. The company operates in four divisions that include Carbon, Magnetic, Technical Ceramics, and Insulating Ceramics.
Carbon division designs, manufactures and supplies carbon components and systems for industrial rail and traction applications on a global scale. It provides seal faces and bearings for a range of applications, and also produces precision purity specialty graphite products for use in high temperature and corrosive environments.
Products and Applications
The companys Industrial and Traction business designs, manufactures and supplies components and systems worldwide. The business offers a range of products carbon brushes, brush holders and commutators used in DC motors, traction current collectors used on trains, trams and underground train systems, linear and rotary current transfer systems and assemblies used in many applications.
The Mechanical Carbon business provides seal faces, bearings, rotors, vanes and other components providing the technical solutions required for a variety of applications. It also supplies armour materials.
Specialty Graphite produces and supplies precision purity specialty graphite products for use in a variety of high temperature and corrosive environments.
Magnetic division develops, manufactures and markets special purpose magnetic materials and the products derived from them. Its materials, parts, components and systems are used in virtually every field of electronics and electrical engineering from watch manufacturing to aerospace.
Products and applications
Magnetics comprises three divisions: Materials & Parts, Cores & Components, and Permanent Magnets.
Materials & Parts: The main products of its Materials & Parts division include crystalline (soft magnetic and semi hard) and amorphous and nanocrystalline materials.
Cores & Components: In its Cores & Components division, the company produces toroidal tape wound cores, inductive components and component assemblies. The main applications include GFCIs, Switched Mode Power Supplies (SMPS) in PCs, as well as its own components production.
Permanent Magnets: In its Permanent Magnets division, the company produces rare earth permanent magnets, integrated systems and assemblies. The main application of Neodymium Iron Boron rare earth magnets is within electric motors, such as compact elevator drives and servo motors in machine tool drives. Neodymium Iron Boron magnets are also used in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) systems for hospitals. These systems provide perfect images of bones and soft body parts without the use of X-rays. Samarium Cobalt magnets are used in chemical pumps to safely move hazardous liquids.
TECHNICAL CERAMICS DIVISION
Technical Ceramics produces ceramic-based components and assemblies. The industries that it supplies include medical, security, aerospace and communications. It operates in the U.S., Europe and China. Technical Ceramics comprises two divisions: Advanced Ceramics and Electro Ceramics.
Products and applications
Advanced Ceramics: Advanced Ceramics products include ceramic materials, braze alloys and assemblies, which are essential building block products used in the construction of sensing devices that monitor aero engine performance for fuel efficiency and safety. It also supplies blade coatings, braze alloys and repair materials for the manufacture and refurbishment of gas turbine engines.
Electro Ceramics: Electro Ceramics develops and manufactures piezoelectric ceramic components, ultrasonic transducers and sensor assemblies, actuators, radio frequency and high voltage capacitors and microwave filters. Its actuators, transducers and sensors provide an electro mechanical interface between electronic systems and the real world. Applications include hard disk drives for computers, sonar systems, medical imaging, ultrasonic scalpels and parking sensors for cars.
INSULATING CERAMICS DIVISION
Insulating Ceramics provides heat management products for high temperature applications in a variety of end-use industries. It also provides crucibles and related products for the non-ferrous and precious metals foundry market. The company operates in approximately 40 countries Insulating Ceramics comprises two business units: Thermal Ceramics and Crucibles.
Products and Applications
Insulating Ceramics engages in the production of ceramic and bio-soluble fibres, high temperature insulating refractory bricks, including castables and crucibles, refractory consumables, and furnaces. It also provides products, such as energy efficient furnaces and heated transport ladles complemented by a range of other foundry products employed in metal handling, purification, flow control and temperature measurement.
The Morgan Crucible Company plc was founded in 1856.
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1. MORGAN CRUCIBLE CO. PLC 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. MORGAN CRUCIBLE CO. PLC 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. MORGAN CRUCIBLE CO. PLC SWOT ANALYSIS
4. MORGAN CRUCIBLE CO. PLC 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. MORGAN CRUCIBLE CO. PLC COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. Morgan Crucible Co. plc Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Morgan Crucible Co. plc and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Morgan Crucible Co. plc and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Morgan Crucible Co. plc Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Heavy Machinery Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. Morgan Crucible Co. plc Industry Position Analysis
6. MORGAN CRUCIBLE CO. PLC NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. MORGAN CRUCIBLE CO. PLC EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. MORGAN CRUCIBLE CO. PLC ENHANCED SWOT ANALYSIS2
9. UK 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. MORGAN CRUCIBLE CO. PLC IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. MORGAN CRUCIBLE CO. PLC PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. MORGAN CRUCIBLE CO. PLC VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
Morgan Crucible Co. plc Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Morgan Crucible Co. plc Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Morgan Crucible Co. plc Major Shareholders
Morgan Crucible Co. plc History
Morgan Crucible Co. plc Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Morgan Crucible Co. plc Offices and Representations
Morgan Crucible Co. plc 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
Morgan Crucible Co. plc Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Morgan Crucible Co. plc Capital Market Snapshot
Morgan Crucible Co. plc 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
Heavy Machinery Industry Statistics
Morgan Crucible Co. plc 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
Morgan Crucible Co. plc 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
Morgan Crucible Co. plc 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
Morgan Crucible Co. plc 1-year Stock Charts
Morgan Crucible Co. plc 5-year Stock Charts
Morgan Crucible Co. plc vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Morgan Crucible Co. plc vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Morgan Crucible Co. plc Article Density Chart
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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?