Croda International Plc CRDA-Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Croda International Plc CRDA-Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Croda International Plc (CRDA)-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.


Croda International Plc (Croda) is a chemical company that manufactures and sells specialty chemicals. The company's product portfolio includes traditional and microwave plant extracts, active ingredients and cosmetic oils among others used in coatings & polymers, crop care, geo technologies, health care, home care, industrial chemicals, lubricants, personal care and polymer additives. It offers products to various sectors including consumer care, Personal care, Life sciences and Performance technologies, Industrial chemicals. Geographically, the company's operations are spread across France, China, Indonesia, the US, Brazil, Argentina, Sweden, Australia and South Africa among others. Croda is headquartered in Goole, East Yorkshire, the UK.

Croda International Plc Key Recent Developments

Apr 28, 2015: Croda Hosts A Ceremonial Groundbreaking For First North American Plant That Will Enable Production Of 100-Percent Sustainable Non-ionic Surfactants

Apr 01, 2015: Croda International: Director Declaration

Mar 05, 2015: Croda International: Appointment Of Chairman Designate

Feb 25, 2015: Croda International: Preliminary Results For The Year to 31 December 2013 (unaudited)

Feb 24, 2015: Croda International: Results For The Year To 31 December 2014

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The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

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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

Croda International Plc-Key Facts 6

Croda International Plc-Key Employees 7

Croda International Plc-Key Employee Biographies 8

Croda International Plc-Major Products and Services 9

Croda International Plc-History 11

Croda International Plc-Company Statement 16

Croda International Plc-Locations And Subsidiaries 18

Head Office 18

Other Locations & Subsidiaries 18

Section 2-Company Analysis 21

Croda International Plc-Business Description 21

Croda International Plc-Corporate Strategy 22

Croda International Plc-SWOT Analysis 23

SWOT Analysis-Overview 23

Croda International Plc-Strengths 23

Strength-Business Network 23

Strength-Operational Base 23

Strength-Focused R&D Activities 23

Croda International Plc-Weaknesses 24

Weakness-Decline in Industrial Chemicals and Personal Care segments 24

Croda International Plc-Opportunities 25

Opportunity-Strategic Acquisitions 25

Opportunity-Growing Paint and Coatings Industry 25

Opportunity-Positive Outlook for Petrochemical Industry 25

Croda International Plc-Threats 26

Threat-Intense Competition 26

Threat-Raw Materials Procurement Risks 26

Threat-Tightening Environmental Regulations 26

Croda International Plc-Key Competitors 27

Section 3-Company Financial Ratios 28

Financial Ratios-Capital Market Ratios 28

Financial Ratios-Annual Ratios 29

Performance Chart 31

Financial Performance 31

Financial Ratios-Interim Ratios 32

Financial Ratios-Ratio Charts 33

Croda International Plc, Recent Deals Summary 34

Section 4-Company's Recent Developments 35

Apr 28, 2015: Croda Hosts A Ceremonial Groundbreaking For First North American Plant That Will Enable Production Of 100-Percent Sustainable Non-ionic Surfactants 35

Apr 01, 2015: Croda International: Director Declaration 37

Mar 05, 2015: Croda International: Appointment Of Chairman Designate 38

Feb 25, 2015: Croda International: Preliminary Results For The Year to 31 December 2013 (unaudited) 39

Feb 24, 2015: Croda International: Results For The Year To 31 December 2014 43

Section 5-Appendix 50

Methodology 50

Ratio Definitions 50

About GlobalData 54

Contact Us 54

Disclaimer 54

List of Figures

Croda International Plc, Performance Chart (2011-2015) 31

Croda International Plc, Ratio Charts 33

List of Tables

Croda International Plc, Key Facts 6

Croda International Plc, Key Employees 7

Croda International Plc, Key Employee Biographies 8

Croda International Plc, Major Products and Services 9

Croda International Plc, History 11

Croda International Plc, Subsidiaries 18

Croda International Plc, Key Competitors 27

Croda International Plc, Ratios based on current share price 28

Croda International Plc, Annual Ratios 29

Croda International Plc, Interim Ratios 32

Croda International Plc, Recent Deals Summary 34

Currency Codes 50

Capital Market Ratios 50

Equity Ratios 51

Profitability Ratios 51

Cost Ratios 52

Liquidity Ratios 52

Leverage Ratios 53

Efficiency Ratios 53

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