Wausau Paper Corporation: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by ICDResearch

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									Wausau Paper Corporation

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Wausau Paper Corporation                                                    Financial Snapshot

                                                                            Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                   100 Paper Place, Mosinee, 54455,United   The company reported revenue of US$1,055.69
Headquarters Address
                                   States of America                        million during the fiscal year 2010 (2010). The
                                                                            company's revenue declined at a compounded rate of
Telephone                          + 1 715 6934470
                                                                            -2.91% during 2006–2010, with an annual growth of
                                                                            2.28% over 2009. In 2010, the company recorded an
Fax                                + 1 715 6922082                          operating margin of 4.15%, as against 4.27% in 2009.

Website                            www.wausaupaper.com
                                                                            Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange      WPP, New York Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                2,300

Fiscal Year End                    December

Revenue (in US$ million)           1,055.69




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                          Weaknesses

Diverse Customer Groups            Dependence on Certain Customers

Large Number of Brands             Geographical Concentration

Wide Product Portfolio

Opportunities                      Threats

Focus on Towel & Tissue Business   Rising Raw Material Prices

Innovation and New Product
                                   Strict Environmental Regulations
Development

Restructuring Initiatives          Volatility in the Paper Industry




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Wausau Paper Corporation - SWOT Profile                                                                           Page 1
Wausau Paper Corporation

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1     Company Overview .................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2     Business Description ...............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3     Major Products and Services ...................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 7
    2.1     Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ...........................................7
    2.2     Key Financial Performance Indicators ...................................................................................................................10
      2.2.1        Revenue and Operating Profit .......................................................................................................................10
      2.2.2        Asset, Liabilities and Capex ..........................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3        Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4        Operational Efficiency ....................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.5        Solvency ........................................................................................................................................................14
      2.2.6        Valuation ........................................................................................................................................................15
    2.3     Key Competitors ....................................................................................................................................................16
3     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 17
    3.1     SWOT Analysis - Overview ...................................................................................................................................17
    3.2     Strengths ...............................................................................................................................................................17
    3.3     Weaknesses ..........................................................................................................................................................17
    3.4     Opportunities .........................................................................................................................................................18
    3.5     Threats ...................................................................................................................................................................18
4     Wausau Paper Corporation - Company Statement ............................................................................. 20
5     History .................................................................................................................................................... 23
6     Wausau Paper Corporation - Key Employees ..................................................................................... 24
7     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 25
8     Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 26
    8.1     Head Office ............................................................................................................................................................26
    8.2     Other Locations and Subsidiaries ..........................................................................................................................26
9     Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 28
    9.1     Methodology ..........................................................................................................................................................28
    9.2     Ratio Definitions .....................................................................................................................................................28
    9.3     Disclaimer ..............................................................................................................................................................32




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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services....................................................................................................................................6
Table 2: Key Ratios - Annual ..................................................................................................................................................7
Table 3: Key Ratios - Interim ..................................................................................................................................................9
Table 4: Key Capital Market Indicators ...............................................................................
								
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