GKN Plc (GKN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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.

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.

GKN Plc (GKN) is an engineering company that designs, manufactures and supplies aerospace and driveline products. The company carries out the production of composite and metallic aerostructures, aircraft 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. The company also provides engineering power management products, systems and services. GKN offers its services to aerospace, automotive, agriculture, construction, mining and industrial equipment markets. The company operates manufacturing facilities, service centers and offices in North America, South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. GKN is headquartered in Redditch, Worcestershire, the UK.

GKN Plc Key Recent Developments

Sep 14,2017: Engineering group chief executive to retire
Jul 26,2017: GKN announces results for the six months ended 30 June 2017
Jul 26,2017: GKN H1 profit up
Apr 26,2017: GKN reports trading update for Q1 2017
Feb 28,2017: GKN sales jumps by 22% in 2016

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

Section 1 - About the Company
GKN Plc - Key Facts
GKN Plc - Key Employees
GKN Plc - Key Employee Biographies
GKN Plc - Major Products and Services
GKN Plc - History
GKN Plc - Company Statement
GKN Plc - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
GKN Plc - Business Description
GKN Plc - Corporate Strategy
GKN Plc - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
GKN Plc - Strengths
GKN Plc - Weaknesses
GKN Plc - Opportunities
GKN Plc - Threats
GKN Plc - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
GKN Plc, Recent Deals Summary
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments
Jul 26, 2017: GKN announces results for the six months ended 30 June 2017
Jul 26, 2017: GKN H1 profit up
Oct 25, 2016: GKN releases trading update for the nine months ended 30 September 2016
Jul 26, 2016: GKN results announcement for the six months ended 30 June 2016
Section 5 – Appendix
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
List of Tables
GKN Plc, Key Facts
GKN Plc, Key Employees
GKN Plc, Key Employee Biographies
GKN Plc, Major Products and Services
GKN Plc, History
GKN Plc, Subsidiaries
GKN Plc, Key Competitors
GKN Plc, Ratios based on current share price
GKN Plc, Annual Ratios
GKN Plc, Annual Ratios (Cont...1)
GKN Plc, Annual Ratios (Cont...2)
GKN Plc, Interim Ratios
GKN Plc, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
GKN Plc, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016)
GKN Plc, Ratio Charts

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