Braskem S.A. (BRKM5)-Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Braskem S.A. (BRKM5)-Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Braskem S.A. (BRKM5)-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.


Braskem S.A. (Braskem) is a thermoplastic resins provider that produces, distributes, and sells petrochemical and plastic resins. Its portfolio include ethylene, polymer and chemical grade propylene, butadiene, isoprene and butane; benzene, toluene, para-xylene, and ortho-xylene; automotive gasoline and liquefied petroleum gas; and intermediates and other basic petrochemicals in gaseous or liquid form. The company produces intermediates and plastic resins including polyethylene, polypropylene, liquid soda, and polyvinyl chloride and caustic soda in solid form, plastic pallets or powder. Braskem produces the offerings in its facilities; distributes agrochemicals, rubber and general purpose chemicals, food and feed, flavor and fragrance, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, household and other industrial products, engineering plastics, and paints, resins, adhesives and civil construction products. It operates in North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Other regions. The company has production facilities in Brazil, the US and Germany. Braskem is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Braskem S.A. Key Recent Developments

Aug 04, 2016: Braskem Announces 2Q16 Results

May 05, 2016: Braskem Reports EBITDA Of R$3.1 Billion

Mar 21, 2016: Braskem To Invest R$380 Million To Use Ethane Gas At Its Petrochemical In Bahia

Feb 18, 2016: Braskem Announces 4Q15 And 2015 Results

Feb 18, 2016: Braskem Reports EBITDA Of R$9.4 Billion In 2015

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2

List of Tables 4

List of Figures 5

Section 1-About the Company 6

Braskem S.A.-Key Facts 6

Braskem S.A.-Key Employees 7

Braskem S.A.-Key Employee Biographies 8

Braskem S.A.-Major Products and Services 9

Braskem S.A.-History 10

Braskem S.A.-Company Statement 15

Braskem S.A.-Locations And Subsidiaries 17

Head Office 17

Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17

Section 2-Company Analysis 20

Braskem S.A.-Business Description 20

Braskem S.A.-Corporate Strategy 21

Braskem S.A.-SWOT Analysis 22

SWOT Analysis-Overview 22

Braskem S.A.-Strengths 22

Strength-Cost Efficiency 22

Strength-Business Performance: Polyfiens Segment 22

Braskem S.A.-Weaknesses 23

Weakness-Debt Burden 23

Braskem S.A.-Opportunities 24

Opportunity-Positive Outlook of Petrochemical Industry 24

Opportunity-Increasing Need: Improved Agricultural Production 24

Opportunity-Strategic Initiatives 24

Braskem S.A.-Threats 25

Threat-Raw Material Price Risks 25

Threat-Enviromental Regulations 25

Threat-Market Competition 25

Braskem S.A.-Key Competitors 26

Section 3-Company Financial Ratios 27

Financial Ratios-Capital Market Ratios 27

Financial Ratios-Annual Ratios 28

Performance Chart 30

Financial Performance 30

Financial Ratios-Interim Ratios 31

Financial Ratios-Ratio Charts 32

Section 4-Company's Petrochemicals Financial Deals and Alliances 33

Braskem S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 33

Braskem S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 34

Braskem S.A., Recent Deals Summary 35

Section 5-Company's Recent Developments 36

Aug 04, 2016: Braskem Announces 2Q16 Results 36

May 05, 2016: Braskem Reports EBITDA Of R$3.1 Billion 38

Mar 21, 2016: Braskem To Invest R$380 Million To Use Ethane Gas At Its Petrochemical In Bahia 39

Feb 18, 2016: Braskem Announces 4Q15 And 2015 Results 40

Feb 18, 2016: Braskem Reports EBITDA Of R$9.4 Billion In 2015 41

Dec 23, 2015: Petrobras: New Naphta Agreement With Braskem 42

Dec 15, 2015: Petrobras: Naphta Agreement With Braskem 43

Nov 25, 2015: Braskem To Sell 461,000 Barrels Of Gasoline To Petrobras 44

Nov 04, 2015: Braskem To Supply Gasoline To Petrobras 45

Oct 30, 2015: Petrobras: Amendments To The Naphtha Supply Agreement 46

Section 6-Appendix 47

Methodology 47

Ratio Definitions 47

About GlobalData 51

Contact Us 51

Disclaimer 51

List of Figures

Braskem S.A., Performance Chart (2011-2015) 30

Braskem S.A., Ratio Charts 32

Braskem S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 33

Braskem S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 34

List of Tables

Braskem S.A., Key Facts 6

Braskem S.A., Key Employees 7

Braskem S.A., Key Employee Biographies 8

Braskem S.A., Major Products and Services 9

Braskem S.A., History 10

Braskem S.A., Other Locations 17

Braskem S.A., Subsidiaries 17

Braskem S.A., Key Competitors 26

Braskem S.A., Ratios based on current share price 27

Braskem S.A., Annual Ratios 28

Braskem S.A., Interim Ratios 31

Braskem S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 33

Braskem S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 34

Braskem S.A., Recent Deals Summary 35

Currency Codes 47

Capital Market Ratios 47

Equity Ratios 48

Profitability Ratios 48

Cost Ratios 49

Liquidity Ratios 49

Leverage Ratios 50

Efficiency Ratios 50

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