General Cable Corporation (BGC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					               General Cable Corporation (BGC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT
                                      Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDIGM29556FSA                                                                                         Publication Date: AUG 2012

          4 Tesseneer Drive                                  Phone              +1 859 5728000                  Revenue          5,866.7 (million USD)
          Highland Heights, KY                               Fax                +1 302 6555049                  Net Profit       84.10 (million USD)
          41076-9753                                         Website            www.generalcable.com            Employees        12,000
                                                                                BGC [New York Stock                              Industrial Goods        and
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry
                                                                                Exchange]                                        Machinery

       Company Overview
       General Cable Corporation (General Cable) is a US-based global wire and cable manufacturer. It carries out operations in
       developing, designing, manufacture, marketing, distribution and installating copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable
       products. The company manufactures copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for electric utility, electrical
       infrastructure, construction, communication and rod mill applications. It manufactures its product lines in 47 facilities and sells its
       products worldwide through its global operations.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      General Cable Corporation, SWOT Analysis
         Gregory B. Kenny                    Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Gregory E. Lawton                   Director
                                                                                      Diversified Product Line               Debt Obligations
         Craig P. Omtvedt                    Director
                                                                                      Improving Profitability                Dependence on Few Suppliers
         Patrick M. Prevost                  Director
         Robert L. Smialek                   Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Strategic Acquisitions                 Intense competition
       Share Data
                                                                                      Rising Demand for Electricity          Changes in Industry and
         General Cable Corporation
                                                                                                                             Regulatory Requirements
        Share Price (USD) as on 24-Aug-                                27.33
        2012
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        EPS (USD)                                                        1.57        GlobalData
        Market Cap (million USD)                                       1,337
        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                 2,145
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                       50
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Jul 30, 2012         General Cable Reports Revenue Of $1.5
                                                                                                           Billion In Q2 2012
                                                                                      Apr 30, 2012         General Cable Reports Revenue Of $1.4
                                                                                                           Billion In Q1 2012
                                                                                      Apr 27, 2012         General     Cable       Inaugurates    New
                                                                                                           Manufacturing Facility In Himachal Pradesh,
                                                                                                           India
                                                                                      Feb 08, 2012         General Cable Reports Revenue Of $5.9
                                                                                                           Billion In 2011
       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 .................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 5
       General Cable Corporation - Key Facts.............................................................................................................................................. 5
       General Cable Corporation - Key Employees..................................................................................................................................... 6
       General Cable Corporation - Key Employee Biographies .................................................................................................................. 7
       General Cable Corporation - Major Products and Services ................................................................................................................ 8
       General Cable Corporation - History ................................................................................................................................................ 10
       General Cable Corporation - Company Statement ........................................................................................................................... 12
       General Cable Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries ................................................................................................................ 15
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 15
       General Cable Corporation - Key Manufacturing Facilities ............................................................................................................... 16
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 18
       General Cable Corporation - Business Description .......................................................................................................................... 18
       General Cable Corporation - SWOT Analysis .................................................................................................................................. 20
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 20
          General Cable Corporation - Strengths......................................................................................................................................... 20
             Strength - Diversified Product Line ............................................................................................................................................ 20
             Strength - Improving Profitability ............................................................................................................................................... 20
             Strength - Wide Global Reach................................................................................................................................................... 20
             Strength - Significant Manufacturing Facilities .......................................................................................................................... 21
          General Cable Corporation - Weaknesses ................................................................................................................................... 21
             Weakness - Debt Obligations .................................................................................................................................................... 21
             Weakness - Dependence on Few Suppliers ............................................................................................................................. 21
             Weakness - Litigations .............................................................................................................................................................. 21
          General Cable Corporation - Opportunities................................................................................................................................... 21
             Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions .......................................................................................................................................... 21
             Opportunity - Rising Demand for Electricity............................................................................................................................... 22
             Opportunity - Expanding Manufacturing Capabilities................................................................................................................. 22
          General Cable Corporation - Threats ............................................................................................................................................ 22
             Threat - Intense competition...................................................................................................................................................... 22
             Threat - Changes in Industry and Regulatory Requirements .................................................................................................... 22
             Threat - Stringent Regulatory Measures ................................................................................................................................... 23
       General Cable Corporation - Key Competitors ................................................................................................................................. 24
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 25
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 25
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 25
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 27
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 27
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios....................................................................................................................................................... 28
       Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts ......................................................................................................................................................... 29
       Section 4 – Company’s Power Financial Deals and Alliances .......................................................................................................... 30
          General Cable Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2006 to YTD 2012 ....................................................................................... 30


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          General Cable Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2006 to YTD 2012 ....................................................................................... 31
          General Cable Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2006 to YTD 2012 .................................................................... 32
          General Cable Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2006 to YTD 2012 .................................................................... 33
       General Cable Corporation, Recent Deals Summary ....................................................................................................................... 34
       Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments ................................................................................................................................ 35
          General Cable Corporation, Recent Developments ...................................................................................................................... 35
             Jul 30, 2012: General Cable Reports Revenue Of $1.5 Billion In Q2 2012 ............................................................................... 35
             Apr 30, 2012: General Cable Reports Revenue Of $1.4 Billion In Q1 2012 .............................................................................. 36
             Apr 27, 2012: General Cable Inaugurates New Manufacturing Facility In Himachal Pradesh, India ......................................... 37
             Feb 08, 2012: General Cable Reports Revenue Of $5.9 Billion In 2011 ................................................................................... 38
             Oct 31, 2011: General Ca
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: General Cable Corporation (General Cable) is a US-based global wire and cable manufacturer. It carries out operations in developing, designing, manufacture, marketing, distribution and installating copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products. The company manufactures copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for electric utility, electrical infrastructure, construction, communication and rod mill applications. It manufactures its product lines in 47 facilities and sells its products worldwide through its global operations. The Company’s three external reportable segments include North America, Europe and Mediterranean, and Rest of World, which consists of operations in Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific. General Cable is headquartered in Kentucky, the US.
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