PQ Group Holdings, Inc (PQG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

PQ Group Holdings, Inc (PQG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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PQ Group Holdings, Inc (PQG)-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.


PQ Group Holdings Inc (PQ Group) is a manufacturer of catalysts, specialty materials, and chemicals. It offers silica catalysts, zeolite catalysts, refining services, silicate products and its derivatives, and specialty glass products. The company's products and services are used for fuels and emissions controls, consumer products, packaging and engineering plastics, highway safety and construction, industrial and process chemicals, and natural resources. Its specialty glass products are used in markings used on roads and runways to enhance visibility at night and in poor weather. PQ Group's refining services include recycling and logistics for refiners that use sulfuric acid in their alkylation units. The company conducts business operations across Asia-Pacific, North America, South America, and Europe. PQ Group is headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, the US.

PQ Group Holdings, Inc Key Recent Developments

May 10,2018: PQ Group Holdings Reports Solid First Quarter 2018, Reaffirms 2018 Guidance

May 10,2018: PQ Group Holdings Reports Solid First Quarter 2018, Reaffirms 2018 Guidance

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 3

List of Tables 5

List of Figures 5

Section 1-About the Company 6

PQ Group Holdings, Inc-Key Facts 6

PQ Group Holdings, Inc-Key Employees 7

PQ Group Holdings, Inc-Key Employee Biographies 8

PQ Group Holdings, Inc-Major Products and Services 9

PQ Group Holdings, Inc-History 11

PQ Group Holdings, Inc-Company Statement 12

PQ Group Holdings, Inc-Locations And Subsidiaries 14

Head Office 14

Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14

Section 2-Company Analysis 16

Company Overview 16

PQ Group Holdings, Inc-Business Description 17

Business Segment: Environmental Catalysts and Services 17

Overview 17

Performance 17

Business Segment: Performance Materials and Chemicals 17

Overview 17

Performance 18

Geographical Segment: Netherlands 18

Performance 18

Geographical Segment: Other foreign countries 18

Performance 18

Geographical Segment: United Kingdom 18

Performance 18

Geographical Segment: United States 18

Performance 18

PQ Group Holdings, Inc-Corporate Strategy 19

PQ Group Holdings, Inc-SWOT Analysis 20

SWOT Analysis-Overview 20

PQ Group Holdings, Inc-Strengths 20

PQ Group Holdings, Inc-Weaknesses 21

PQ Group Holdings, Inc-Opportunities 22

PQ Group Holdings, Inc-Threats 23

PQ Group Holdings, Inc-Key Competitors 24

Section 3-Company Financial Ratios 25

Financial Ratios-Capital Market Ratios 25

Financial Ratios-Annual Ratios 26

Performance Chart 29

Financial Performance 29

Financial Ratios-Interim Ratios 30

Financial Ratios-Ratio Charts 31

Section 4-Company's Recent Developments 32

May 10, 2018: PQ Group Holdings Reports Solid First Quarter 2018, Reaffirms 2018 Guidance 32

May 10, 2018: PQ Group Holdings Reports Solid First Quarter 2018, Reaffirms 2018 Guidance 34

Section 5-Appendix 35

Methodology 35

Ratio Definitions 35

About GlobalData 39

Contact Us 39

Disclaimer 39

List of Figures

PQ Group Holdings, Inc, Performance Chart (2014-2017) 29

PQ Group Holdings, Inc, Ratio Charts 31

List of Tables

PQ Group Holdings, Inc, Key Facts 6

PQ Group Holdings, Inc, Key Employees 7

PQ Group Holdings, Inc, Key Employee Biographies 8

PQ Group Holdings, Inc, Major Products and Services 9

PQ Group Holdings, Inc, History 11

PQ Group Holdings, Inc, Other Locations 14

PQ Group Holdings, Inc, Subsidiaries 14

PQ Group Holdings, Inc, Key Competitors 24

PQ Group Holdings, Inc, Ratios based on current share price 25

PQ Group Holdings, Inc, Annual Ratios 26

PQ Group Holdings, Inc, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 27

PQ Group Holdings, Inc, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 28

PQ Group Holdings, Inc, Interim Ratios 30

Currency Codes 35

Capital Market Ratios 35

Equity Ratios 36

Profitability Ratios 36

Cost Ratios 37

Liquidity Ratios 37

Leverage Ratios 38

Efficiency Ratios 38

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