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CSR Limited (CSR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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CSR Limited (CSR) is a leading building product manufacturers engaged in offering a wide range of construction materials including insulation, plasterboard, fibre cement, bricks, roof tiles, glass, and concrete products. It is also in to the production of aluminium, and property development and sales. Effective January 2011, CSR realigned its operations into four business segments, namely, Building Products, Glass, Aluminium and Property following its sale of sugar and renewable energy business line - Sucrogen to Wilmar International in December 2010. The company, along with its subsidiaries and joint ventures operates across Australia, China, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and Thailand. CSR is headquartered in New South Wales, Australia.

CSR Limited Key Recent Developments…

Nov 12, 2010 Tomago Aluminium And Macquarie Generation Reach Long-Term Contractual Agreement

This comprehensive SWOT profile of CSR Limited provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s 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 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

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									           CSR Limited (CSR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

      Reference Code: GDCON53120FSA                                                                                   Publication Date: MAY 2011

      Level 1, 9 Help Street                   Phone             +61 2 92358000                     Revenue           1,914 (million AUD)
      Chatswood, NSW                           Fax               +61 2 83629013                     Net Profit        511 (million AUD)
      2113                                     Website           www.csr.com.au                     Employees         6,736
                                               Exchange          CSR [Australian Stock              Industry
      Australia                                                                                                       Construction
                                                                 Exchange (Sydney)]

      Company Overview
      CSR Limited (CSR) is a leading building product manufacturers engaged in offering a wide range of construction materials
      including insulation, plasterboard, fibre cement, bricks, roof tiles, glass, and concrete products. It is also in to the production of
      aluminium, and property development and sales. Effective January 2011, CSR realigned its operations into four business
      segments, namely, Building Products, Glass, Aluminium and Property following its sale of sugar and renewable energy business
      line - Sucrogen to Wilmar International in December 2010. The company, along with its subsidiaries and joint ventures operates
      across Australia, China, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and Thailand.

      Key Executives                                                               SWOT Analysis
                    Name                                    Title                  CSR Limited, SWOT Analysis
      Rob Sindel                            Chief Executive Officer,               Strengths                 Weaknesses
                                            Building Products
                                                                                                                      Declining Financial
      Greg Barnes                           Chief Financial Officer                Strong Market Presence
                                                                                                                      Performance
      Ian Blackburne                        Chairman
                                                                                   Diversified Business
      Kathleen Conlon                       Director                                                                  Geographic Concentration:
                                                                                   Operations
                                                                                                                      Australia
      Ray Horsburgh AM                      Director
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
      GlobalData                                                                   Opportunities                      Threats
      Share Data
                                                                                   Expansion of Operations            Fluctuating Raw Material
      CSR Limited                                                                                                     Prices
       Share Price (AUD) as on 25-May-2011                                 2.85    Demand for Eco-friendly
                                                                                   Products                           Compliance to Environmental
       EPS (AUD)                                                           -0.15
                                                                                                                      Norms
       Market Cap (million AUD)                                           1,442

       Enterprise Value (million AUD)                                     1,360
                                                                            506    Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Shares Outstanding (million)                                                Research, GlobalData
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData

      Financial Performance                                                        Recent Developments
                                                                                   Nov 12, 2010         Tomago Aluminium And Macquarie
                                                                                                        Generation Reach Long-Term Contractual
                                                                                                        Agreement
                                                                                   Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                   Research, GlobalData




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




CSR Limited (CSR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                            Reference Code: GDCON53120FSA

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      Table of Contents
      Table of Contents........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
      List of Figures................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
      Section 1 - About the Company ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 5
      CSR Limited - Key Facts ................................................................................................................................................................................................ 5
      CSR Limited - Key Employees....................................................................................................................................................................................... 6
      CSR Limited - Key Employee Biographies..................................................................................................................................................................... 7
      CSR Limited - Major Products and Services.................................................................................................................................................................. 8
      CSR Limited - History..................................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
      CSR Limited - Company Statement ............................................................................................................................................................................. 11
      CSR Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................................................................. 18
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 18
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 18
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 20
      CSR Limited - Business Description ............................................................................................................................................................................ 20
      CSR Limited - Corporate Strategy ............................................................................................................................................................................... 21
      CSR Limited - SWOT Analysis..................................................................................................................................................................................... 22
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 22
            CSR Limited - Strengths ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 22
                  Strength - Strong Market Presence................................................................................................................................................................. 22
                  Strength - Diversified Business Operations .................................................................................................................................................... 22
            CSR Limited - Weaknesses................................................................................................................................................................................... 22
                  Weakness - Declining Financial Performance ................................................................................................................................................ 22
                  Weakness - Geographic Concentration: Australia .......................................................................................................................................... 23
            CSR Limited - Opportunities .................................................................................................................................................................................. 23
                  Opportunity - Expansion of Operations ........................................................................................................................................................... 23
                  Opportunity - Demand for Eco-friendly Products ............................................................................................................................................ 23
                  Opportunity - Interest Rates Cuts to Boost Economy ..................................................................................................................................... 23
                  Opportunity - Strategic Agreements and Acquisitions..................................................................................................................................... 23
            CSR Limited - Threats ........................................................................................................................................................................................... 24
                  Threat - Fluctuating Raw Material Prices ........................................................................................................................................................ 24
                  Threat - Compliance to Environmental Norms ................................................................................................................................................ 24
                  Threat - Competitive Pressures ...................................................................................................................................................................... 24
      CSR Limited - Key Competitors ................................................................................................................................................................................... 25
      Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ........................................................................................................................................................................ 26
            Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios................................................................................................................................................................ 26
            Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios............................................................................................................................................................................ 26
            Performance Chart ................................................................................................................................................................................................ 28
            Financial Performance........................................................................................................................................................................................... 28
            Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios............................................................................................................................................................................ 29
            Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts .............................................................................................................................................................................. 30
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