Antofagasta plc (ANTO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review by GlobalData

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									                Antofagasta plc (ANTO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                            Review
        Reference Code: GDMM27334FSA                                                                                           Publication Date: JUL 2012

          Cleveland House, 33 King Street                    Phone              +44 20 78080988                 Revenue          6,076 (million USD)
          London, ENG                                        Fax                +44 20 78080986                 Net Profit       1,236.60 (million USD)
          SW1Y 6RJ                                           Website            www.antofagasta.co.uk           Employees        4,956
                                                                                ANTO [London Stock
          United Kingdom                                     Exchange                                           Industry         Metals and Mining
                                                                                Exchange (LON)]

       Company Overview
       Antofagasta plc (Antofagasta) is a copper mining company. The company owns and operates four copper mines in Chile namely
       Los Pelambres, El Tesoro, Michilla and Esperanza. In addition, Antofagasta also provides cargo transport and water distribution
       across the Antofagasta Region in north Chile. The company has four direct subsidiaries which are located in Chile, Peru and
       Jersey. The company is headquartered in London, the UK.


       The company's strategy is to focus on its primary segment, Mining to grow exponentially. The company has four mines presently
       and is working ardently to develop these mines and its surroundings.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Antofagasta plc, SWOT Analysis
         Jean Paul Luksic                    Chairman                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Ramon Jara                          Director
                                                                                      Operational Efficiency                 Rejection of Lease Application
         Guillermo Luksic                    Director
                                                                                      Expanding Profitability Ratios         Asset Disposal
         William Hayes                       Director
         Gonzalo Menendez                    Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Growing Consumption of Base High Competitive Pressure
       Share Data                                                                     Metals
                                                                                                                  Environmental Regulations
         Antofagasta plc
                                                                                      Rising Copper Demand
        Share Price (USD) as on 02-Jul-                                10.97
        2012
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        EPS (USD)                                                        1.25        GlobalData
        Market Cap (million USD)                                      16,596
        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                19,012
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     986
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      May 03, 2012         Antofagasta Provides Update On Q1 2012
                                                                                                           Production
                                                                                      Nov 16, 2011         Pakistan's Balochistan Province              Rejects
                                                                                                           TCCP's Mining Lease Application
                                                                                      Nov 11, 2011         Monax Mining Announces Drilling Results
                                                                                                           From Punt Hill In Australia
                                                                                      Sep 21, 2011         Duluth Metals Announces Twin Metals
                                                                                                           Contract With Bechtel For Project Prefeasibility
                                                                                                           Study
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary                 Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       Research, GlobalData                                                          GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Antofagasta plc - Key Facts................................................................................................................................................................ 4
       Antofagasta plc - Key Employees....................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Antofagasta plc - Key Employee Biographies..................................................................................................................................... 6
       Antofagasta plc - Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................. 7
       Antofagasta plc - History .................................................................................................................................................................... 8
       Antofagasta plc - Company Statement ............................................................................................................................................. 10
       Antofagasta plc - Locations And Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................................. 13
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 13
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 14
       Antofagasta plc - Business Description ............................................................................................................................................ 14
       Antofagasta plc - SWOT Analysis .................................................................................................................................................... 15
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 15
          Antofagasta plc - Strengths........................................................................................................................................................... 15
             Strength - Operational Efficiency ............................................................................................................................................... 15
             Strength - Expanding Profitability Ratios ................................................................................................................................... 15
             Strength - Business Model: Diversified Operations ................................................................................................................... 15
          Antofagasta plc - Weaknesses ..................................................................................................................................................... 16
             Weakness - Rejection of Lease Application .............................................................................................................................. 16
             Weakness - Asset Disposal....................................................................................................................................................... 16
          Antofagasta plc - Opportunities ..................................................................................................................................................... 16
             Opportunity - Growing Consumption of Base Metals................................................................................................................. 16
             Opportunity - Rising Copper Demand ....................................................................................................................................... 16
             Opportunity - Robust Research and Development .................................................................................................................... 17
          Antofagasta plc - Threats .............................................................................................................................................................. 17
             Threat - High Competitive Pressure ...............................................................
								
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