Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					         Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT
                                  Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDCT27401FSA                                                                                           Publication Date: JUL 2013

          2500 Columbia Avenue, P.O. Box 3001                Phone              +1 717 3970611                  Revenue          2,618.9 (million USD)
          Lancaster, PA                                      Fax                                                Net Profit       131.30 (million USD)
          17604                                              Website            www.armstrong.com               Employees        8,700
                                                                                AWI [New York Stock
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry         Clean Technology
                                                                                Exchange]

       Company Overview
       Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (Armstrong) designs and manufactures flooring products, primarily resilient and wood flooring;
       ceiling systems, primarily mineral fiber, fiberglass and metal; and cabinets for commercial, institutional and residential buildings. It
       also designs, manufactures and sells kitchen and bathroom cabinets in the United States. The company sells its products under
       the brand names Armstrong, Bruce and Robbins. The company produces environmentally friendly products, which include
       building materials such as linoleum, and green flooring product..
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Armstrong World Industries, Inc., SWOT Analysis
         Matthew J. Espe                     Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                              Weaknesses
         James J. Gaffney                    Director
                                                                                      Diversified Portfolio                  Debt Obligations
         John J. Roberts                     Director
                                                                                      Strong Market Presence
         Richard E. Wenz                     Director
         Michael F. Johnston                 Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Opportunities in Architectural         Raw Material Costs
       Share Data                                                                     Specialties Market
                                                                                                                             Growing Competitive Market
         Armstrong World Industries, Inc.
                                                                                      Growth Opportunities in
        Share Price (USD) as on 01-Jul-                                48.13          Emerging Markets
        2013
        EPS (USD)                                                        2.41
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        Market Cap (million USD)                                       2,847         GlobalData

        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                 3,639
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                       59
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Dec 05, 2012         Philips And Armstrong Ceilings Partner To
                                                                                                           Develop DC Lighting Solutions
                                                                                      May 29, 2012         Armstrong     And     Waste      Management
                                                                                                           Collaborate To Recycle Old Ceiling Tiles
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData




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




Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) - Financial and Strategic                                                               Reference Code: GDCT27401FSA
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
       Armstrong World Industries, Inc. - Key Facts ..................................................................................................................................... 4
       Armstrong World Industries, Inc. - Key Employees ............................................................................................................................ 5
       Armstrong World Industries, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies .......................................................................................................... 6
       Armstrong World Industries, Inc. - Major Products and Services ....................................................................................................... 7
       Armstrong World Industries, Inc. - History .......................................................................................................................................... 9
       Armstrong World Industries, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................ 10
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 10
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 12
       Armstrong World Industries, Inc. - Business Description .................................................................................................................. 12
       Armstrong World Industries, Inc. - SWOT Analysis .......................................................................................................................... 13
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Armstrong World Industries, Inc. - Strengths ................................................................................................................................ 13
             Strength - Diversified Portfolio ................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Strong Market Presence ........................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Strong Distribution Channel ...................................................................................................................................... 13
          Armstrong World Industries, Inc. - Weaknesses ........................................................................................................................... 14
             Weakness - Debt Obligations .................................................................................................................................................... 14
          Armstrong World Industries, Inc. - Opportunities .......................................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - Opportunities in Architectural Specialties Market ................................................................................................ 14
             Opportunity - Growth Opportunities in Emerging Markets ......................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - Cost Savings Program ......................................................................................................................................... 14
          Armstrong World Industries, Inc. - Threats ................................................................................................................................... 15
             Threat - Raw Material Costs...................................................................................................................................................... 15
             Threat - Growing Competitive Market........................................................................................................................................ 15
             Threat - Environmental Requirements....................................................................................................................................... 15
       Armstrong World Industries, Inc. - Key Competitors ......................................................................................................................... 16
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 17
       Financial Ra
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review 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 competitors to the company. - Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company. - Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history. - Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions. - Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company. - Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history. - Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history. Highlights Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (Armstrong) designs and manufactures flooring products, primarily resilient and wood flooring; ceiling systems, primarily mineral fiber, fib
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