Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. Due Diligence Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis

Date: May 15, 2018
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Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. Due Diligence Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis
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Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. Due Diligence Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis
Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. 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 Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. and its competitors. This provides our Clients with a clear understanding of Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. position in the Metals and Mining Industry.

  • The report contains detailed information about Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. 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 Globe Specialty Metals, Inc.. 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 Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. 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 Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. 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 Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. business.

About Globe Specialty Metals, Inc.

Globe Specialty Metals, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces silicon metal and silicon-based alloys. The company has approximately 100,000 metric tons (MT) of silicon metal capacity and 120,000 MT of silicon-based alloys capacity.


Globe Metallurgical, Inc. (GMI) operates two production facilities in the United States located in Beverly, Ohio, Alloy, West Virginia, Selma, Alabama, Niagara Falls, New York and Bridgeport, Alabama.

Globe Metais Industria e Comercio S.A. (Globe Metais) is a distributor of silicon metal manufactured in Brazil.

Globe Metales S.A. (Globe Metales) operates a production facility in Mendoza, Argentina and a cored-wire fabrication facility in San Luis, Argentina. Globe Metales specializes in producing silicon-based alloy products, either in lump form or in cored-wire, a delivery method preferred by manufacturers of steel, ductile iron, machine and auto parts, and industrial pipe.

Solsil, Inc. (Solsil) develops its technology to produce upgraded metallurgical silicon (UMG) manufactured through a proprietary metallurgical process which is primarily used in silicon-based photovoltaic (solar) cells. Solsil is located in Beverly, Ohio and is focused on research and development projects. The company owns an 81% interest in Solsil.

Ningxia Yonvey Coal Industrial Co., Ltd. (Yonvey) produces carbon electrodes, a principal input in its production process, at a production facility in Shizuishan in the Ningxia Hiu Autonomous Region of China. The company holds a 70% ownership interest in Yonvey.

Ultracore Polska Sp.z.o.o (UCP) produces cored-wire silicon-based alloy products. The fabrication facility is located in Police in northern Poland.


Silicon Metal

The company produces specialty-grade silicon metal. It produces majority of silicon metal for three industries, including the aluminum industry; the chemical industry; and the photovoltaic (solar)/semiconductor industry. It also produces UMG for photovoltaic (solar) applications. The company markets to primary aluminum producers who require silicon metal with certain purity requirements for use as an alloy, as well as to the secondary aluminum industry.

Silicon-Based Alloy Products

The company makes ferrosilicon by combining silicon dioxide (quartzite) with iron in the form of scrap steel and iron oxides. Its silicon-based alloy products would be divided into four general categories: ferrosilicon; magnesium-ferrosilicon-based alloys; ferrosilicon-based alloys; and calcium silicon.


The company captures, recycles, and sells of the by-products generated in its production processes. The volume by-product not recycled into the manufacturing process is silica fume (also known as microsilica). This dust-like material, collected in its air filtration systems, is sold to its 50%-owned affiliate, Norchem Inc., and other companies which process, package, and market it for use as a concrete additive, refractory material, or oil well conditioner. The other major by-products of its manufacturing processes are ‘fines’, the fine material resulting from crushing; and dross, which results from the purification process during smelting. The fines and dross are generally sold to customers who utilize these products in other manufacturing processes, including steel production.


The company’s products are marketed directly by its own marketing staff located in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Police, Poland, and at various locations in the United States. It sells through distributors in various U.S. regions, Canada, southern and northern Mexico, Australia, South America, and Europe.


The company’s customer base includes North America, Europe, South America, and Asia. Its customers include Dow Corning Corporation and Wacker Chemie AG.


The company’s primary competitors are Elkem AS, owned by Orkla ASA, and Grupo Ferroatlantica S.L. In addition, it also faces competition from other companies, such as, Becancour Silicon, Inc., Rima Industrial SA, and Ligas de Alumino SA.


The company was incorporated in 2004. It was formerly known as International Metal Enterprises, Inc. and changed its name to Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. in 2006.

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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. Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. Industry Analysis
  5.4.1. Metals & Mining Industry Snapshot
  5.4.2. Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. 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





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


Globe Specialty Metals, 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
Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. 1-year Stock Charts
Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. 5-year Stock Charts
Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. Article Density Chart

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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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