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Illovo Sugar Limited (ILV) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Report Code : gding30216fsa | Published Date : 05 April, 2017 | No of Pages: 30

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Illovo Sugar Limited (ILV) - 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.


Illovo Sugar Limited (Illovo Sugar), a subsidiary of Associated British Foods plc, is one of leading sugar producer based in South Africa. The company produces and sells brown and refined sugar. Its portfolio includes industrial sugar, pre-pack sugar, bulk raw sugar, specialty sugars and syrup. Illovo Sugar also offers various sugar derivatives such as furfural, agriguard, furfuryl alcohol, diacetyl and 2.3-pentanedione, biomass sugar, lactulose and ethyl alcohol. The company has agricultural and manufacturing operations in six African countries, including Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi, Swaziland and South Africa. Apart from Africa, it markets products across the US and the European Union countries. Illovo Sugar is headquartered in Umhlanga Rocks, Durban, South Africa.

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
Illovo Sugar Limited - Key Facts 5
Illovo Sugar Limited - Key Employees 6
Illovo Sugar Limited - Key Employee Biographies 7
Illovo Sugar Limited - Major Products and Services 8
Illovo Sugar Limited - History 9
Illovo Sugar Limited - Company Statement 10
Illovo Sugar Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12
Section 2 – Company Analysis 14
Illovo Sugar Limited - Business Description 14
Illovo Sugar Limited - SWOT Analysis 15
SWOT Analysis - Overview 15
Illovo Sugar Limited - Strengths 15
Illovo Sugar Limited - Weaknesses 16
Illovo Sugar Limited - Opportunities 17
Illovo Sugar Limited - Threats 18
Illovo Sugar Limited - Key Competitors 19
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 20
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 20
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 21
Performance Chart 23
Financial Performance 23
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 25
Section 4 – Appendix 26
Methodology 26
Ratio Definitions 26
About GlobalData 30
Contact Us 30
Disclaimer 30List of Tables
Illovo Sugar Limited, Key Facts 5
Illovo Sugar Limited, Key Employees 6
Illovo Sugar Limited, Key Employee Biographies 7
Illovo Sugar Limited, Major Products and Services 8
Illovo Sugar Limited, History 9
Illovo Sugar Limited, Other Locations 12
Illovo Sugar Limited, Subsidiaries 12
Illovo Sugar Limited, Key Competitors 19
Illovo Sugar Limited, Ratios based on current share price 20
Illovo Sugar Limited, Annual Ratios 21
Illovo Sugar Limited, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 22
Illovo Sugar Limited, Interim Ratios 24
Currency Codes 26
Capital Market Ratios 26
Equity Ratios 27
Profitability Ratios 27
Cost Ratios 28
Liquidity Ratios 28
Leverage Ratios 29
Efficiency Ratios 29List of Figures
Illovo Sugar Limited, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 23
Illovo Sugar Limited, Ratio Charts 25
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