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Canfor Corporation (CFP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Canfor Corporation (CFP) - 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.
Highlights

Canfor Corporation (Canfor) is an integrated forest products provider which primarily produces softwood lumber, wood pellets and wood chips. The company produces remanufactured and finger-jointed lumber products and specialized wood products, spruce pine fir (SPF), specialty lumber and engineered wood products. It also supplies green softwood fibre and produces paper and pulp products, which are operated through its subsidiary Canfor Pulp Products Inc. (CPPI). Canfor’s lumber production facilities are located in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and the US. The company has sales offices in Canada, the US, Japan, China and South Korea. Canfor is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Canfor Corporation Key Recent Developments

Jul 26,2017: Canfor Q2 net income increases
Apr 25,2017: Canfor Q1 net income increases
Feb 08,2017: Canfor pulp products announces Q4 2016 results
Feb 08,2017: Canfor reports results for fourth quarter of 2016
Oct 26,2016: Canfor Pulp Products announces third quarter 2016 results and quarterly dividend

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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.

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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.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company


Section 1 - About the Company 5
Canfor Corporation - Key Facts 5
Canfor Corporation - Key Employees 6
Canfor Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 7
Canfor Corporation - Major Products and Services 8
Canfor Corporation - History 9
Canfor Corporation - Company Statement 10
Canfor Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12
Affiliate 13
Section 2 – Company Analysis 14
Canfor Corporation - Business Description 14
Canfor Corporation - Corporate Strategy 15
Canfor Corporation - SWOT Analysis 16
SWOT Analysis - Overview 16
Canfor Corporation - Strengths 16
Canfor Corporation - Weaknesses 17
Canfor Corporation - Opportunities 18
Canfor Corporation - Threats 19
Canfor Corporation - Key Competitors 20
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 22
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 28
Jul 26, 2017: Canfor Q2 net income increases 28
Apr 25, 2017: Canfor Q1 net income increases 29
Feb 08, 2017: Canfor pulp products announces Q4 2016 results 30
Feb 08, 2017: Canfor reports results for fourth quarter of 2016 32
Section 5 – Appendix 34
Methodology 34
Ratio Definitions 34
About GlobalData 38
Contact Us 38
Disclaimer 38
List of Tables
Canfor Corporation, Key Facts 5
Canfor Corporation, Key Employees 6
Canfor Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 7
Canfor Corporation, Major Products and Services 8
Canfor Corporation, History 9
Canfor Corporation, Other Locations 12
Canfor Corporation, Subsidiaries 13
Canfor Corporation, Affiliate 13
Canfor Corporation, Key Competitors 20
Canfor Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 21
Canfor Corporation, Annual Ratios 22
Canfor Corporation, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 23
Canfor Corporation, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 24
Canfor Corporation, Interim Ratios 26
Currency Codes 34
Capital Market Ratios 34
Equity Ratios 35
Profitability Ratios 35
Cost Ratios 36
Liquidity Ratios 36
Leverage Ratios 37
Efficiency Ratios 37
List of Figures
Canfor Corporation, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 25
Canfor Corporation, Ratio Charts 27

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