W. R. Grace & Co (GRA)-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.
W. R. Grace & Co (Grace) is a specialty chemicals company. It carries out research and development, production, and distribution of specialty catalysts and engineered materials. The company's product portfolio includes catalysts, silica-based engineered and specialty materials, sealants and coatings, specialty chemicals, additives and building materials. Its products are used by companies operating in commercial and residential construction, packaging industries, pharmaceutical and life sciences industries, petrochemical and others. Grace offers products under brands Perkasil, Ludox, Phonosorb, Sylobead, Sylosiv and Cryosiv among others. Geographically, the company operates across North America, Europe, Middle East Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America. Grace is headquartered in Maryland, the US.
W. R. Grace & Co Key Recent Developments
Apr 26,2017: Grace Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
Apr 26,2017: Grace Appoints Wisniewski as President, Materials Technologies
Feb 13,2017: Grace To License UNIPOLA PP Process Technology To Dongguan Grand Resources, China
Feb 08,2017: Grace Reports Fourth Quarter And Full-Year 2016 Results
Nov 03,2016: Grace Elects Julie Fasone Holder To Board Of Directors
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 4
Section 1-About the Company 5
W. R. Grace & Co-Key Facts 5
W. R. Grace & Co-Key Employees 6
W. R. Grace & Co-Key Employee Biographies 7
W. R. Grace & Co-Major Products and Services 8
W. R. Grace & Co-History 10
W. R. Grace & Co-Company Statement 15
W. R. Grace & Co-Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17
Joint Venture 19
Section 2-Company Analysis 20
W. R. Grace & Co-Business Description 20
W. R. Grace & Co-Corporate Strategy 21
W. R. Grace & Co-SWOT Analysis 22
SWOT Analysis-Overview 22
W. R. Grace & Co-Strengths 22
W. R. Grace & Co-Weaknesses 23
W. R. Grace & Co-Opportunities 24
W. R. Grace & Co-Threats 25
W. R. Grace & Co-Key Competitors 26
Section 3-Company Financial Ratios 27
Financial Ratios-Capital Market Ratios 27
Financial Ratios-Annual Ratios 28
Performance Chart 31
Financial Performance 31
Financial Ratios-Ratio Charts 32
W. R. Grace & Co, Recent Deals Summary 33
Section 4-Company's Recent Developments 34
Apr 26, 2017: Grace Reports First Quarter 2017 Results 34
Apr 26, 2017: Grace Appoints Wisniewski as President, Materials Technologies 36
Feb 13, 2017: Grace To License UNIPOLA PP Process Technology To Dongguan Grand Resources, China 37
Feb 08, 2017: Grace Reports Fourth Quarter And Full-Year 2016 Results 38
Nov 03, 2016: Grace Elects Julie Fasone Holder To Board Of Directors 41
Oct 31, 2016: Grace To Provide UNIPOL PP Process Technology And Services At New Braskem La Porte, TX Facility 42
Section 5-Appendix 43
Ratio Definitions 43
About GlobalData 47
Contact Us 47
List of Figures
W. R. Grace & Co, Performance Chart (2012-2016) 31
W. R. Grace & Co, Ratio Charts 32
List of Tables
W. R. Grace & Co, Key Facts 5
W. R. Grace & Co, Key Employees 6
W. R. Grace & Co, Key Employee Biographies 7
W. R. Grace & Co, Major Products and Services 8
W. R. Grace & Co, History 10
W. R. Grace & Co, Subsidiaries 17
W. R. Grace & Co, Joint Venture 19
W. R. Grace & Co, Key Competitors 26
W. R. Grace & Co, Ratios based on current share price 27
W. R. Grace & Co, Annual Ratios 28
W. R. Grace & Co, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 29
W. R. Grace & Co, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 30
W. R. Grace & Co, Recent Deals Summary 33
Currency Codes 43
Capital Market Ratios 43
Equity Ratios 44
Profitability Ratios 44
Cost Ratios 45
Liquidity Ratios 45
Leverage Ratios 46
Efficiency Ratios 46
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