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AB Volvo (VOLV B) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: October 2018
Pages: 57
Code: 5E62763903D09CA30A0CE65D95E68D23
Format: PDF
Publisher GlobalData
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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.

Additonal Information

  • - 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
  • AB Volvo (Volvo) provides commercial transport solutions globally through its trucks and buses. The company also manufactures and sells equipment for the construction market as well as drive systems for marine and industrial applications. In addition, it provides industrial information technology (IT) solutions, logistics solutions and support services such as roadside assistance, fuel management, and driver training. The company manufactures a wide range of medium-heavy to heavy trucks for regional transport, long-haul and construction operations under the Volvo, Renault, Mack, and UD brands. Volvo operates production facilities in several countries and markets its products worldwide, including Sweden, France, Japan, the US, China, Brazil and South Korea. Volvo is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • AB Volvo Key Recent Developments
  • Sep 12,2018 Ground-breaking innovations for future autonomous and electric transport solutions
  • Sep 04,2018 Volvo and Skanska begin tests at prototype all-electric mining site
  • Jul 19,2018 Volvo Group – the second quarter 2018
  • Jun 19,2018 Change in Volvo's Group Executive Board

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Reasons to buy

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers. The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors. Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company. The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events. Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably. Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted. Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance. Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios. Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research. Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs. Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
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  • Table of Contents
  • Table of Contents 3
  • List of Tables 5
  • List of Figures 5
  • Section 1 - About the Company 6
  • AB Volvo - Key Facts 6
  • AB Volvo - Key Employees 7
  • AB Volvo - Key Employee Biographies 9
  • AB Volvo - Major Products and Services 10
  • AB Volvo - History 12
  • AB Volvo - Company Statement 17
  • AB Volvo - Locations And Subsidiaries 20
  • Head Office 20
  • Other Locations & Subsidiaries 20
  • Joint Venture 23
  • Section 2 – Company Analysis 24
  • Company Overview 24
  • AB Volvo - Business Description 25
  • Business Segment: Buses 25
  • Overview 25
  • Performance 25
  • Key Stats 25
  • Business Segment: Construction Equipment 25
  • Overview 25
  • Performance 25
  • Key Stats 26
  • Business Segment: Construction Operations 26
  • Key Strategies 26
  • Business Segment: Financial Services 26
  • Overview 26
  • Performance 26
  • Key Stats 26
  • Business Segment: Group functions & Other including eliminations 26
  • Overview 26
  • Performance 26
  • Business Segment: Trucks 26
  • Overview 26
  • Performance 27
  • Key Strategies 27
  • Key Stats 27
  • Business Segment: Volvo Penta 27
  • Overview 27
  • Performance 27
  • Key Stats 27
  • Geographical Segment: Asia 27
  • Target Markets 27
  • Performance 27
  • Geographical Segment: Europe 27
  • Target Markets 27
  • Performance 28
  • Geographical Segment: North America 28
  • Target Markets 28
  • Performance 28
  • Geographical Segment: Others 28
  • Target Markets 28
  • Performance 28
  • Geographical Segment: South America 28
  • Target Markets 28
  • Performance 28
  • R&D Overview 28
  • AB Volvo - Corporate Strategy 29
  • AB Volvo - SWOT Analysis 30
  • SWOT Analysis - Overview 30
  • AB Volvo - Strengths 30
  • AB Volvo - Weaknesses 31
  • AB Volvo - Opportunities 32
  • AB Volvo - Threats 33
  • AB Volvo - Key Competitors 34
  • Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 35
  • Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 35
  • Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 36
  • Performance Chart 39
  • Financial Performance 39
  • Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 40
  • Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 41
  • AB Volvo, Recent Deals Summary 42
  • Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 43
  • Sep 12, 2018: Ground-breaking innovations for future autonomous and electric transport solutions 43
  • Sep 04, 2018: Volvo and Skanska begin tests at prototype all-electric mining site 44
  • Jul 19, 2018: Volvo Group – the second quarter 2018 45
  • Jun 19, 2018: Change in Volvo's Group Executive Board 46
  • Apr 30, 2018: Volvo's leasing revenues down by 30% in first quarter 47
  • Apr 30, 2018: Volvo's leasing revenues down by 30% in first quarter 48
  • Apr 30, 2018: Volvo FS revenues up 13% in first quarter 49
  • Apr 30, 2018: Volvo FS revenues up 13% in first quarter 50
  • Apr 23, 2018: Gazprom Neft Board Of Directors Reviews Information On Outlook For Business Development In Production And Sale Of Lubricants 51
  • Feb 23, 2018: Eric Elzvik proposed as new Board member of AB Volvo 52
  • Section 5 – Appendix 53
  • Methodology 53
  • Ratio Definitions 53
  • About GlobalData 57
  • Contact Us 57
  • Disclaimer 57
  • List of Tables
  • AB Volvo, Key Facts 6
  • AB Volvo, Key Employees 7
  • AB Volvo, Key Employee Biographies 9
  • AB Volvo, Major Products and Services 10
  • AB Volvo, History 12
  • AB Volvo, Subsidiaries 20
  • AB Volvo, Joint Venture 23
  • AB Volvo, Key Competitors 34
  • AB Volvo, Ratios based on current share price 35
  • AB Volvo, Annual Ratios 36
  • AB Volvo, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 37
  • AB Volvo, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 38
  • AB Volvo, Interim Ratios 40
  • AB Volvo, Recent Deals Summary 42
  • Currency Codes 53
  • Capital Market Ratios 53
  • Equity Ratios 54
  • Profitability Ratios 54
  • Cost Ratios 55
  • Liquidity Ratios 55
  • Leverage Ratios 56
  • Efficiency Ratios 56
  • List of Figures
  • AB Volvo, Performance Chart (2013 - 2017) 39
  • AB Volvo, Ratio Charts 41

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