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KMG Chemicals, Inc. (KMG) - 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.

Highlights

KMG Chemicals, Inc. (KMG) is a specialty chemical company. It manufactures, formulates and distributes a range of specialty chemicals across the world. The company’s products include sulfuric, phosphoric, nitric, and hydrofluoric acids; ammonium hydroxide; penta and creosote. KMG operates through two segments, namely, Electronic Chemicals and Wood Treating Chemicals. Its pentachlorophenol and creosote products are used to extend the service life of utility poles, railroad crossties and construction timber. The company also provides high purity wet process chemicals to the semiconductor industry. It has operations in the US, Canada, Australia, Mexico, Italy, France, and Latin America. KMG is headquartered in Texas, the US.

The company’s growth strategy is to acquire and optimize stable chemical product lines and businesses with established production processes.

KMG Chemicals, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Oct 14, 2014: KMG Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Financial Results
Oct 13, 2014: KMG Announces Realignment of Hydrofluoric Acid Operations
Oct 09, 2014: KMG Announces $150 Million Credit Facility
Sep 03, 2014: KMG Declares Quarterly Dividend
Jul 21, 2014: KMG Names James Gentilcore to Board of Directors

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Table Of Contents

KMG Chemicals, Inc. (KMG) - 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
KMG Chemicals, Inc. - Key Facts 6
KMG Chemicals, Inc. - Key Employees 7
KMG Chemicals, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
KMG Chemicals, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
KMG Chemicals, Inc. - History 10
KMG Chemicals, Inc. - Company Statement 12
KMG Chemicals, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 - Company Analysis 15
KMG Chemicals, Inc. - Business Description 15
KMG Chemicals, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 16
KMG Chemicals, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
KMG Chemicals, Inc. - Strengths 17
Strength - Broad Product Portfolio 17
Strength - Wide Network of Operations 17
Strength - Market Position 17
KMG Chemicals, Inc. - Weaknesses 18
Weakness - Dependence on Limited Suppliers 18
Weakness - Operational Inefficiency 18
KMG Chemicals, Inc. - Opportunities 19
Opportunity - Focus on Railroad Industry 19
Opportunity - Market Outlook: Semiconductors 19
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for the US Chemical Industry 19
Opportunity - Growth Opportunities in Emerging Markets 19
KMG Chemicals, Inc. - Threats 20
Threat - Challenge of Environmental Regulations 20
Threat - Competitive Environment 20
Threat - Increase in Raw Material Prices 20
KMG Chemicals, Inc. - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 28
Oct 14, 2014: KMG Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Financial Results 28
Oct 13, 2014: KMG Announces Realignment of Hydrofluoric Acid Operations 30
Oct 09, 2014: KMG Announces $150 Million Credit Facility 31
Sep 03, 2014: KMG Declares Quarterly Dividend 32
Jul 21, 2014: KMG Names James Gentilcore to Board of Directors 33
Jun 06, 2014: KMG Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 34
May 22, 2014: KMG Declares Quarterly Dividend 35
Mar 12, 2014: KMG Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 36
Feb 26, 2014: KMG Declares Quarterly Dividend 37
Feb 03, 2014: KMG Names Marcelino Rodriguez Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer 38
Section 5 - Appendix 39
Methodology 39
Ratio Definitions 39
About GlobalData 43
Contact Us 43
Disclaimer 43

List of Tables
KMG Chemicals, Inc., Key Facts 6
KMG Chemicals, Inc., Key Employees 7
KMG Chemicals, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
KMG Chemicals, Inc., Major Products and Services 9
KMG Chemicals, Inc., History 10
KMG Chemicals, Inc., Subsidiaries 14
KMG Chemicals, Inc., Key Competitors 21
KMG Chemicals, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 22
KMG Chemicals, Inc., Annual Ratios 23
KMG Chemicals, Inc., Interim Ratios 26
Currency Codes 39
Capital Market Ratios 39
Equity Ratios 40
Profitability Ratios 40
Cost Ratios 41
Liquidity Ratios 41
Leverage Ratios 42
Efficiency Ratios 42

List of Figures
KMG Chemicals, Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 25
KMG Chemicals, Inc., Ratio Charts 27

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