Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					                 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) - Financial and
                               Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDCON23765FSA                                                                                         Publication Date: DEC 2012

          2122 York Road                                     Phone              +1 630 5743000                  Revenue          627.3 (million USD)
          Oak Brook, IL                                      Fax                +1 630 5742909                  Net Profit       16.53 (million USD)
          60523                                              Website            www.gldd.com                    Employees        449
          United States                                      Exchange           GLDD [NASDAQ]                   Industry         Construction

       Company Overview
       Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) is a dredging service provider. It principally undertakes marine construction,
       dredging, and commercial and industrial demolition activities. The services of the company include maintenance and deepening
       of shipping channels, reclamation of land from the ocean, and re-nourishment of storm damaged coastline. Its dredging services
       are offered to domestic and foreign government agencies, and private entities; while its demolition services are offered to general
       contractors, corporations that commission projects, nonprofit institutions such as universities and hospitals, and local government
       and municipal agencies.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, SWOT Analysis
         Jonathan W. Berger                  Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Bruce J. Biemeck                    Chief Operating Officer
                                                                                      Technical Expertise and Fleet          High Debt
         Douglas B. Mackie                   Director                                 Capacity
                                                                                                                             Over Dependence on
         Peter R. Deutsch                    Director
                                                                                      Strong Liquidity Position              Government Contracts
         Nathan D. Leight                    Chairman
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData                                                          Opportunities                          Threats

       Share Data                                                                     Opportunities in the Middle East Government and Environmental
         Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation                                                                         Laws
                                                                                      Deteriorating Condition of
        Share Price (USD) as on 17-Dec-                                  9.16         Waterways and Bridges            Fixed Price Contracts
        2012
        EPS (USD)                                                        0.28
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        Market Cap (million USD)                                         543         GlobalData

        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                   760
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                       59
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Feb 13, 2012         Great Lakes Announces Participation In
                                                                                                           Dredging Subcontract For Wheatstone LNG
                                                                                                           Project In Western Australia
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) - Financial and                                                                 Reference Code: GDCON23765FSA
Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
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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
       Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation - Key Facts ........................................................................................................................ 4
       Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation - Key Employees ............................................................................................................... 5
       Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation - Key Employee Biographies ............................................................................................. 6
       Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation - Major Products and Services .......................................................................................... 7
       Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation - History............................................................................................................................. 8
       Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries ............................................................................................. 9
          Head Office ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ....................................................................................................................................................... 9
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation - Business Description .................................................................................................... 10
       Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation - SWOT Analysis ............................................................................................................. 11
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 11
          Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation - Strengths ................................................................................................................... 11
             Strength - Technical Expertise and Fleet Capacity ................................................................................................................... 11
             Strength - Strong Liquidity Position ........................................................................................................................................... 11
             Strength - Diversified Income .................................................................................................................................................... 11
          Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation - Weaknesses .............................................................................................................. 12
             Weakness - High Debt .............................................................................................................................................................. 12
             Weakness - Over Dependence on Government Contracts ....................................................................................................... 12
          Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation - Opportunities ............................................................................................................. 12
             Opportunity - Opportunities in the Middle East .......................................................................................................................... 12
             Opportunity - Deteriorating Condition of Waterways and Bridges ............................................................................................. 12
             Opportunity - Significant Contracts ............................................................................................................................................ 12
          Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation - Threats ...................................................................................................................... 13
             Threat - Government and Environmental Laws ......................................................................................................................... 13
             Threat - Fixed Price Contracts .................................................................................................................................................. 13
             Threat - Operating Risks ........................................................................................................................................................... 13
       Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation - Key Competitors ........................................................................................................... 14
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 15
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 15
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 15
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 17
       Financial Performance..........................................................................................................................................................
				
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Description: Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) is a dredging service provider. It principally undertakes marine construction, dredging, and commercial and industrial demolition activities. The services of the company include maintenance and deepening of shipping channels, reclamation of land from the ocean, and re-nourishment of storm damaged coastline. Its dredging services are offered to domestic and foreign government agencies, and private entities; while its demolition services are offered to general contractors, corporations that commission projects, nonprofit institutions such as universities and hospitals, and local government and municipal agencies.
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