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Kotra Industries Berhad (KOTRA) - 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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- 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.


Kotra Industries Berhad (Kotra) is a pharmaceutical company. The company offers nutraceutical and pharmaceutical products for people during every phase of life. It provides remedies for various therapeutic conditions and diseases. It sells its products under three brands, namely, Appeton, Axcel and Vaxcel. Kotra Pharma’s Appeton offers health supplement products for children, expectant mothers and seniors. Axcel consists of variety of prescription medications in dosage forms of tablets, capsules, creams and ointments. Kotra’s Vaxcel offers sterile injectables.

Kotra Industries Berhad Key Recent Developments

Aug 28, 2013: Quarterly rpt on consolidated results for the financial period ended 30/6/2013

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Table Of Contents

Kotra Industries Berhad (KOTRA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents

Section 1 - About the Company 4
Kotra Industries Berhad - Key Facts 4
Kotra Industries Berhad - Key Employees 5
Kotra Industries Berhad - Major Products and Services 6
Kotra Industries Berhad - History 7
Kotra Industries Berhad - Company Statement 8
Kotra Industries Berhad - Locations And Subsidiaries 10
Head Office 10
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 10
Section 2 - Company Analysis 11
Kotra Industries Berhad - Business Description 11
Kotra Industries Berhad - SWOT Analysis 12
SWOT Analysis - Overview 12
Kotra Industries Berhad - Strengths 12
Strength - Focused Research and Development Activities 12
Strength - Strong Product Portfolio 12
Strength - Strong Financial Performance 12
Kotra Industries Berhad - Weaknesses 12
Weakness - Higher Operating Costs affect Margins 12
Kotra Industries Berhad - Opportunities 13
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 13
Opportunity - Global Dermatology Market 13
Opportunity - Positive Outlook: Malaysian Pharmaceutical Market 13
Kotra Industries Berhad - Threats 13
Threat - Uncertain RandD Outcomes 13
Threat - Competitive Landscape 13
Threat - Government Regulations 14
Kotra Industries Berhad - Key Competitors 15
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 16
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 16
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 16
Performance Chart 18
Financial Performance 18
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 19
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 20
Section 4 - Appendix 21
Methodology 21
Ratio Definitions 21
About GlobalData 25
Contact Us 25
Disclaimer 25

List of Tables

Kotra Industries Berhad, Key Facts 4
Kotra Industries Berhad, Key Employees 5
Kotra Industries Berhad, Major Products and Services 6
Kotra Industries Berhad, History 7
Kotra Industries Berhad, Other Locations 10
Kotra Industries Berhad, Subsidiaries 10
Kotra Industries Berhad, Key Competitors 15
Kotra Industries Berhad, Ratios based on current share price 16
Kotra Industries Berhad, Annual Ratios 16
Kotra Industries Berhad, Interim Ratios 19
Currency Codes 21
Capital Market Ratios 21
Equity Ratios 22
Profitability Ratios 22
Cost Ratios 23
Liquidity Ratios 23
Leverage Ratios 24
Efficiency Ratios 24

List of Figures

Kotra Industries Berhad, Performance Chart (2009 - 2013) 18
Kotra Industries Berhad, Ratio Charts 20

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