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Smiths Group Plc (SMIN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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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

Smiths Group Plc (Smiths Group) is a diversified technology company. It offers critical solutions for energy and process industries, medical devices and consumables, devices for detection and identification of security threats and contraband, solutions for high speed connectivity and components to heat and move fluids and gases. The company also offers after-sales services to its customers. Smiths Group's customer base includes various governmental agencies, hospitals, petrochemical companies, contractors, equipment manufacturers, service providers, aerospace engine and airframe manufacturers, domestic appliance manufacturers, and the US construction industry. The company has manufacturing and service facilities in Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Smiths Group is headquartered in London, England, the UK.

Smiths Group Plc Key Recent Developments

Feb 26,2018: Smiths Detection management change and establishment of an Executive Management Board for Asia
Jan 30,2018: Smiths Detection - Management Change
Nov 21,2017: Growing in China with new Smiths Interconnect plan
Nov 21,2017: Smiths Group: Growing in China with new Smiths Interconnect plant
Oct 17,2017: Smiths Group: Appointment of Chief Financial Officer Designate

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Section 1 - About the Company 6
Smiths Group Plc - Key Facts 6
Smiths Group Plc - Key Employees 7
Smiths Group Plc - Key Employee Biographies 8
Smiths Group Plc - Major Products and Services 9
Smiths Group Plc - History 15
Smiths Group Plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 19
Head Office 19
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 19
Section 2 – Company Analysis 21
Company Overview 21
Smiths Group Plc - Business Description 22
Business Segment: Flex-Tek 22
Overview 22
Performance 22
Business Segment: John Crane 22
Overview 22
Performance 22
Business Segment: Smiths Detection 23
Overview 23
Performance 23
Business Segment: Smiths Interconnect 23
Overview 23
Performance 23
Business Segment: Smiths Medical 23
Overview 23
Performance 23
Geographical Segment: Canada 24
Performance 24
Geographical Segment: China (excluding Hong Kong) 24
Performance 24
Geographical Segment: France 24
Performance 24
Geographical Segment: Germany 24
Performance 24
Geographical Segment: Japan 24
Performance 24
Geographical Segment: Other European 24
Performance 24
Geographical Segment: Other North American 24
Performance 24
Geographical Segment: Rest of the World 24
Performance 24
Geographical Segment: United Kingdom 25
Performance 25
Geographical Segment: United States of America 25
Performance 25
R&D Overview 25
Smiths Group Plc - Corporate Strategy 26
Smiths Group Plc - SWOT Analysis 27
SWOT Analysis - Overview 27
Smiths Group Plc - Strengths 27
Smiths Group Plc - Weaknesses 28
Smiths Group Plc - Opportunities 29
Smiths Group Plc - Threats 30
Smiths Group Plc - Key Competitors 31
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 32
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 32
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 33
Performance Chart 36
Financial Performance 36
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 37
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 38
Smiths Group Plc, Recent Deals Summary 39
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 40
Feb 26, 2018: Smiths Detection management change and establishment of an Executive Management Board for Asia 40
Jan 30, 2018: Smiths Detection - Management Change 41
Nov 21, 2017: Growing in China with new Smiths Interconnect plan 42
Nov 21, 2017: Smiths Group: Growing in China with new Smiths Interconnect plant 43
Nov 21, 2017: Smiths Group: Growing in China with new Smiths Interconnect plant 44
Oct 17, 2017: Smiths Group: Appointment of Chief Financial Officer Designate 45
Sep 22, 2017: Smiths Group announces results for the year ended 31 July 2017 46
May 23, 2017: Smiths Group Announces Arrangements In Respect Of Chris O’Shea’s Termination 47
May 19, 2017: Smiths Group Directorate Changes 48
Mar 24, 2017: Smiths Group Announces Interim results for the six months ended 31 January 2017 49
Section 5 – Appendix 50
Methodology 50
Ratio Definitions 50
About GlobalData 54
Contact Us 54
Disclaimer 54
List of Tables
Smiths Group Plc, Key Facts 6
Smiths Group Plc, Key Employees 7
Smiths Group Plc, Key Employee Biographies 8
Smiths Group Plc, Major Products and Services 9
Smiths Group Plc, History 15
Smiths Group Plc, Subsidiaries 19
Smiths Group Plc, Key Competitors 31
Smiths Group Plc, Ratios based on current share price 32
Smiths Group Plc, Annual Ratios 33
Smiths Group Plc, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 34
Smiths Group Plc, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 35
Smiths Group Plc, Interim Ratios 37
Smiths Group Plc, Recent Deals Summary 39
Currency Codes 50
Capital Market Ratios 50
Equity Ratios 51
Profitability Ratios 51
Cost Ratios 52
Liquidity Ratios 52
Leverage Ratios 53
Efficiency Ratios 53
List of Figures
Smiths Group Plc, Performance Chart (2014 - 2018) 36
Smiths Group Plc, Ratio Charts 38

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