General Cable Corporation (BGC)-Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

General Cable Corporation (BGC)-Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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General Cable Corporation (BGC)-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.


General Cable Corporation (General Cable) is a wire and cable manufacturer. The company carries out the development, designing, manufacturing, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, specialty, construction and communications markets. It also designs, integrates, and installs a turn-key basis for products including high and extra-high voltage terrestrial and submarine. General Cable manufactures and distributes rod mill wire and cable products in the US, Canada and other countries. It caters to automotive, commercial audio/video, construction, data communications distribution, electrical distribution, electronics distribution, energy, industrial automation, industrial distribution, military, mining, oil, gas and petrochemical, professional A/V and broadcast, renewables, telecommunication and transit sectors. The company sells its products worldwide through an established network of sales offices and regional distribution centers throughout the world. General Cable is headquartered in Kentucky, the US.

General Cable Corporation Key Recent Developments

Aug 02,2017: General Cable Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results

Aug 02,2017: General Cable reports net loss for Q2

May 03,2017: General Cable Reports First Quarter 2017 Results

Feb 14,2017: General Cable Appoints Shruti Singhal as New European Leader

Feb 13,2017: CTC Global and General Cable Expand Collaborative ACCC Conductor Partnership

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The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors' business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.

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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Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies' strategic, financial and operational performance.

Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

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Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.

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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

General Cable Corporation-Key Facts 5

General Cable Corporation-Key Employees 6

General Cable Corporation-Key Employee Biographies 7

General Cable Corporation-Major Products and Services 9

General Cable Corporation-History 11

General Cable Corporation-Company Statement 12

General Cable Corporation-Locations And Subsidiaries 14

Head Office 14

Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14

Section 2-Company Analysis 17

General Cable Corporation-Business Description 17

General Cable Corporation-Corporate Strategy 19

General Cable Corporation-SWOT Analysis 20

SWOT Analysis-Overview 20

General Cable Corporation-Strengths 20

General Cable Corporation-Weaknesses 21

General Cable Corporation-Opportunities 22

General Cable Corporation-Threats 23

General Cable Corporation-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

General Cable Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 32

Section 4-Company's Recent Developments 33

May 03, 2017: General Cable Reports First Quarter 2017 Results 33

Feb 14, 2017: General Cable Appoints Shruti Singhal as New European Leader 34

Feb 13, 2017: CTC Global and General Cable Expand Collaborative ACCC Conductor Partnership 35

Feb 08, 2017: General Cable Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Results 36

Jan 05, 2017: General Cable Appoints Juan Picon as New North America Leader 38

Nov 02, 2016: General Cable Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results 39

Aug 30, 2016: General Cable Announces New Chief Human Resources Officer 41

Aug 18, 2016: General Cable Announces Leadership Changes in the Americas 42

Aug 03, 2016: General Cable Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results 43

Apr 27, 2016: General Cable Reports First Quarter 2016 Results 45

Section 5-Appendix 47

Methodology 47

Ratio Definitions 47

About GlobalData 51

Contact Us 51

Disclaimer 51

List of Figures

General Cable Corporation, Performance Chart (2012-2016) 29

General Cable Corporation, Ratio Charts 31

List of Tables

General Cable Corporation, Key Facts 5

General Cable Corporation, Key Employees 6

General Cable Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 7

General Cable Corporation, Major Products and Services 9

General Cable Corporation, History 11

General Cable Corporation, Other Locations 14

General Cable Corporation, Subsidiaries 15

General Cable Corporation, Key Competitors 24

General Cable Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 25

General Cable Corporation, Annual Ratios 26

General Cable Corporation, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 27

General Cable Corporation, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 28

General Cable Corporation, Interim Ratios 30

General Cable Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 32

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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