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General Cable Corporation (BGC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

General Cable Corporation (BGC) - 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

General Cable Corporation (General Cable) is a wire and cable manufacturer. The company carries out the development, designing, manufacturing, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, specialty, construction and communications markets. It also designs, integrates, and installs a turn-key basis for products including high and extra-high voltage terrestrial and submarine. General Cable manufactures and distributes rod mill wire and cable products in the US, Canada and other countries. It caters to automotive, commercial audio/video, construction, data communications distribution, electrical distribution, electronics distribution, energy, industrial automation, industrial distribution, military, mining, oil, gas and petrochemical, professional A/V and broadcast, renewables, telecommunication and transit sectors. The company sells its products worldwide through an established network of sales offices and regional distribution centers throughout the world. General Cable is headquartered in Kentucky, the US.

General Cable Corporation Key Recent Developments

Aug 02,2017: General Cable Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results
Aug 02,2017: General Cable reports net loss for Q2
May 03,2017: General Cable Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
Feb 14,2017: General Cable Appoints Shruti Singhal as New European Leader
Feb 13,2017: CTC Global and General Cable Expand Collaborative ACCC Conductor Partnership

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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 5
General Cable Corporation - Key Facts 5
General Cable Corporation - Key Employees 6
General Cable Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 7
General Cable Corporation - Major Products and Services 9
General Cable Corporation - History 11
General Cable Corporation - Company Statement 12
General Cable Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 – Company Analysis 17
General Cable Corporation - Business Description 17
General Cable Corporation - Corporate Strategy 19
General Cable Corporation - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
General Cable Corporation - Strengths 20
General Cable Corporation - Weaknesses 21
General Cable Corporation - Opportunities 22
General Cable Corporation - Threats 23
General Cable Corporation - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
General Cable Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 32
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 33
May 03, 2017: General Cable Reports First Quarter 2017 Results 33
Feb 14, 2017: General Cable Appoints Shruti Singhal as New European Leader 34
Feb 13, 2017: CTC Global and General Cable Expand Collaborative ACCC Conductor Partnership 35
Feb 08, 2017: General Cable Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Results 36
Jan 05, 2017: General Cable Appoints Juan Picon as New North America Leader 38
Nov 02, 2016: General Cable Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results 39
Aug 30, 2016: General Cable Announces New Chief Human Resources Officer 41
Aug 18, 2016: General Cable Announces Leadership Changes in the Americas 42
Aug 03, 2016: General Cable Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results 43
Apr 27, 2016: General Cable Reports First Quarter 2016 Results 45
Section 5 – Appendix 47
Methodology 47
Ratio Definitions 47
About GlobalData 51
Contact Us 51
Disclaimer 51
List of Tables
General Cable Corporation, Key Facts 5
General Cable Corporation, Key Employees 6
General Cable Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 7
General Cable Corporation, Major Products and Services 9
General Cable Corporation, History 11
General Cable Corporation, Other Locations 14
General Cable Corporation, Subsidiaries 15
General Cable Corporation, Key Competitors 24
General Cable Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 25
General Cable Corporation, Annual Ratios 26
General Cable Corporation, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 27
General Cable Corporation, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 28
General Cable Corporation, Interim Ratios 30
General Cable Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 32
Currency Codes 47
Capital Market Ratios 47
Equity Ratios 48
Profitability Ratios 48
Cost Ratios 49
Liquidity Ratios 49
Leverage Ratios 50
Efficiency Ratios 50
List of Figures
General Cable Corporation, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 29
General Cable Corporation, Ratio Charts 31

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