GKN Plc (GKN) - 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.
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- 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.
GKN Plc (GKN) is a global engineering company. It designs, manufactures and service systems and components for the manufacturers across the world. It carries out the production of composite and metallic aerostructures, and engine products for both military and civil aerospace markets. GKN manufactures powdered metal and sintered components for automotive and other industrial customers. It also supplies a range of automotive driveline products and systems. In addition, it provides engineering power management products, systems and services. The company offers its services to agriculture, construction, mining and industrial equipment markets. It has 150 manufacturing facilities, service centers and offices in North America, South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. GKN is headquartered in Redditch, the UK.
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Table Of Contents
GKN Plc (GKN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 List of Tables 4 List of Figures 5 Section 1 - About the Company 6 GKN Plc - Key Facts 6 GKN Plc - Key Employees 7 GKN Plc - Key Employee Biographies 8 GKN Plc - Major Products and Services 10 GKN Plc - History 11 GKN Plc - Company Statement 17 GKN Plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 19 Head Office 19 Other Locations and Subsidiaries 19 Section 2 - Company Analysis 22 GKN Plc - Business Description 22 GKN Plc - Corporate Strategy 23 GKN Plc - SWOT Analysis 24 SWOT Analysis - Overview 24 GKN Plc - Strengths 24 Strength - Business Performance: GKN Driveline Segment 24 Strength - Business Performance: GKN Aerospace Segment 24 Strength - Operational Network 24 GKN Plc - Weaknesses 25 Weakness - Declining Profitability 25 Weakness - Declining Business Performance: GKN Land Systems segment 25 GKN Plc - Opportunities 26 Opportunity - New Contracts 26 Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 26 Opportunity - Growth Prospects: Emerging Markets 26 GKN Plc - Threats 27 Threat - Foreign Exchange Risk 27 Threat - Stiff Competition 27 Threat - Environmental Regulations 27 GKN Plc - Key Competitors 28 Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 29 Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 29 Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 30 Performance Chart 32 Financial Performance 32 Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 33 Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 34 GKN Plc, Recent Deals Summary 35 Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 36 Jul 22, 2014: GKN and McPhy signed a technological agreement 36 Section 5 - Appendix 37 Methodology 37 Ratio Definitions 37 About GlobalData 41 Contact Us 41 Disclaimer 41
List of Tables GKN Plc, Key Facts 6 GKN Plc, Key Employees 7 GKN Plc, Key Employee Biographies 8 GKN Plc, Major Products and Services 10 GKN Plc, History 11 GKN Plc, Subsidiaries 19 GKN Plc, Key Competitors 28 GKN Plc, Ratios based on current share price 29 GKN Plc, Annual Ratios 30 GKN Plc, Interim Ratios 33 GKN Plc, Recent Deals Summary 35 Currency Codes 37 Capital Market Ratios 37 Equity Ratios 38 Profitability Ratios 38 Cost Ratios 39 Liquidity Ratios 39 Leverage Ratios 40 Efficiency Ratios 40
List of Figures GKN Plc, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 32 GKN Plc, Ratio Charts 34