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Norsk Hydro ASA (NHY) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Norsk Hydro ASA (NHY)-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.


Norsk Hydro ASA (Hydro) is a global supplier of aluminum and an electricity producer. Its operations span the value chain, from bauxite extraction to the production of rolled and extruded aluminum products and building systems. Its portfolio of products include bauxite, alumina, extrusion ingots, foundry alloys, sheet and remelt ingots, wire rods, foil for technical applications, and strips and sheets for litho, renewable energy, packaging, transport, heat exchangers, distributors and industrial applications. The company also owns and operates hydro power plants. It generates electricity at these plants and trades electricity on the Nord Pool Spot power exchange. The company supplies electricity to the local communities. Its products cater to the automotive, transport, building and construction, electronics, general engineering, packaging, printing and solar industries. The company has operations in various countries in Europe, North America, Africa, and Asia-Pacific. It has primary metal production facilities in Canada, Australia, Brazil and Qatar. Hydro is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

Norsk Hydro ASA Key Recent Developments

May 23,2018: New board member in Hydro: Norsk Hydro ASA

May 16,2018: Vattenfall commences construction of one of Sweden's largest wind farms

May 16,2018: Hydro signs power contract for Norwegian aluminium portfolio

May 14,2018: Hydro hires John Thuestad as new head of bauxite and alumina

Apr 30,2018: Hydro invests in new testing equipment to improve joining capabilities

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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

Norsk Hydro ASA-Key Facts 5

Norsk Hydro ASA-Key Employees 6

Norsk Hydro ASA-Key Employee Biographies 7

Norsk Hydro ASA-Major Products and Services 8

Norsk Hydro ASA-History 10

Norsk Hydro ASA-Company Statement 17

Norsk Hydro ASA-Locations And Subsidiaries 19

Head Office 19

Other Locations & Subsidiaries 19

Section 2-Company Analysis 21

Company Overview 21

Norsk Hydro ASA-Business Description 22

Norsk Hydro ASA-SWOT Analysis 23

SWOT Analysis-Overview 23

Norsk Hydro ASA-Strengths 23

Norsk Hydro ASA-Weaknesses 24

Norsk Hydro ASA-Opportunities 25

Norsk Hydro ASA-Threats 26

Norsk Hydro ASA-Key Competitors 27

Section 3-Company Financial Ratios 28

Financial Ratios-Capital Market Ratios 28

Financial Ratios-Annual Ratios 29

Performance Chart 32

Financial Performance 32

Financial Ratios-Interim Ratios 33

Financial Ratios-Ratio Charts 34

Norsk Hydro ASA, Recent Deals Summary 35

Section 4-Company's Recent Developments 36

May 23, 2018: New board member in Hydro: Norsk Hydro ASA 36

May 16, 2018: Hydro signs power contract for Norwegian aluminium portfolio 37

May 16, 2018: Vattenfall commences construction of one of Sweden's largest wind farms 38

Apr 30, 2018: Hydro invests in new testing equipment to improve joining capabilities 39

Apr 30, 2018: Hydro Invests In New Testing Equipment To Improve Joining Capabilities And Increase Usage Of Aluminium Offshore 40

Apr 25, 2018: Hydro's First quarter 2018 Results up on higher prices, higher raw material costs 41

Apr 25, 2018: Norsk Hydro Provides First quarter 2018 Financial Results 42

Apr 09, 2018: Norsk Hydro: Reviews confirm no indications of contamination from Alunorte on local communities after rainfall 43

Mar 19, 2018: Norsk Hydro to invest USD64.5m to upgrade water treatment in Barcarena, Brazil 45

Mar 13, 2018: Norsk Hydro: Preliminary findings from internal task force 46

Section 5-Appendix 47

Methodology 47

Ratio Definitions 47

About GlobalData 51

Contact Us 51

Disclaimer 51

List Of Figure

List of Figures

Norsk Hydro ASA, Performance Chart (2013-2017) 32

Norsk Hydro ASA, Ratio Charts 34

List Of Table

List of Tables

Norsk Hydro ASA, Key Facts 5

Norsk Hydro ASA, Key Employees 6

Norsk Hydro ASA, Key Employee Biographies 7

Norsk Hydro ASA, Major Products and Services 8

Norsk Hydro ASA, History 10

Norsk Hydro ASA, Other Locations 19

Norsk Hydro ASA, Subsidiaries 19

Norsk Hydro ASA, Key Competitors 27

Norsk Hydro ASA, Ratios based on current share price 28

Norsk Hydro ASA, Annual Ratios 29

Norsk Hydro ASA, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 30

Norsk Hydro ASA, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 31

Norsk Hydro ASA, Interim Ratios 33

Norsk Hydro ASA, 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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