Cardinal Ethanol LLC (CRDE) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Cardinal Ethanol LLC (CRDE) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
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  • 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.

Cardinal Ethanol LLC (Cardinal), formerly Indiana Ethanol LLC, is an ethanol producer that owns and operates natural gas fired ethanol production plant in east central Indiana. Its major product includes ethanol, a fuel component made from corn and various other grains used as an octane enhancer in fuels; and oxygenated fuel additive to reduce ozone and carbon monoxide emissions. Cardinal also offers distillers grains, a co-product of ethanol production primarily served to dairy, beef, poultry and swine industries; corn oil, used as feedstock to produce biodiesel and other industrial applications; and carbon dioxide gas. The company markets and distributes its corn oil directly to end users and third party brokers; and ethanol and distillers grains through third parties. Cardinal Ethanol is headquartered in Union City, Indiana, the US.

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Section 1 - About the Company 6
Cardinal Ethanol LLC - Key Facts 6
Cardinal Ethanol LLC - Key Employees 7
Cardinal Ethanol LLC - Key Employee Biographies 8
Cardinal Ethanol LLC - Key Operational Employees 9
Cardinal Ethanol LLC - Major Products and Services 10
Cardinal Ethanol LLC - History 11
Cardinal Ethanol LLC - Company Statement 12
Cardinal Ethanol LLC - Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Section 2 – Company Analysis 16
Company Overview 16
Cardinal Ethanol LLC - Business Description 16
Product Category: Carbon Dioxide 16
Overview 16
Performance 16
Product Category: Corn Oil 16
Overview 16
Performance 16
Key Stats 16
Product Category: Distillers Grains 16
Overview 16
Performance 17
Key Stats 17
Product Category: Ethanol 17
Overview 17
Performance 17
Key Stats 17
Product Category: Others 17
Performance 17
Cardinal Ethanol LLC - Corporate Strategy 18
Cardinal Ethanol LLC - SWOT Analysis 19
SWOT Analysis - Overview 19
Cardinal Ethanol LLC - Strengths 19
Cardinal Ethanol LLC - Weaknesses 20
Cardinal Ethanol LLC - Opportunities 21
Cardinal Ethanol LLC - Threats 22
Cardinal Ethanol LLC - Key Competitors 23
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25
Performance Chart 28
Financial Performance 28
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 30
Section 4 – Appendix 31
Methodology 31
Ratio Definitions 31
About GlobalData 35
Contact Us 35
Disclaimer 35
List of Tables
Cardinal Ethanol LLC, Key Facts 6
Cardinal Ethanol LLC, Key Employees 7
Cardinal Ethanol LLC, Key Employee Biographies 8
Cardinal Ethanol LLC, Key Operational Employees 9
Cardinal Ethanol LLC, Major Products and Services 10
Cardinal Ethanol LLC, History 11
Cardinal Ethanol LLC, Key Competitors 23
Cardinal Ethanol LLC, Ratios based on current share price 24
Cardinal Ethanol LLC, Annual Ratios 25
Cardinal Ethanol LLC, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 26
Cardinal Ethanol LLC, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 27
Cardinal Ethanol LLC, Interim Ratios 29
Currency Codes 31
Capital Market Ratios 31
Equity Ratios 32
Profitability Ratios 32
Cost Ratios 33
Liquidity Ratios 33
Leverage Ratios 34
Efficiency Ratios 34
List of Figures
Cardinal Ethanol LLC, Performance Chart (2013 - 2017) 28
Cardinal Ethanol LLC, Ratio Charts 30

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