Albemarle Corporation (ALB) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review


Naperville, IL -- (SBWire) -- 06/20/2013 --Reportstack, provider of premium market research reports announces the addition of Albemarle Corporation (ALB) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review market report to its offering

Albemarle Corporation (Albemarle) develops, manufactures and markets highly-engineered specialty chemicals. The company along with its subsidiaries offers flame retardants, antioxidants, curatives, stabilizers, fluidized catalytic cracking(FCC), hydroprocessing catalysts(HPC), polyolefin and chemical catalysts among others. The companys products find application in varied sectors such as plastics/packaging, petroleum refining, construction, automotive, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, consumer electronics, crop protection, food safety and custom chemistry services markets. Albemarle has approximately 2,800 customers in 100 countries.

Albemarle Corporation Key Recent Developments

Apr 17, 2013: Albemarle Reports Revenue Of US$641.6 Million In Q1 2013
Apr 10, 2013: Albemarle To Increase Price Of FCC Catalysts
Jan 22, 2013: Albemarle Reports Revenue Of $2.7 Billion In 2012
Nov 16, 2012: Albemarle Announces Opening Of New Laboratory To Support R&D Efforts For Polyolefin Catalysts
Jul 17, 2012: Albemarle Reports Revenue Of $684.8m In Q2 2012

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Albemarle Corporation provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the companys businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the companys 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 companys operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy Analysts summarization of the companys business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis A detailed analysis of the companys 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.

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

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