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Matthews International Corporation (MATW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

  • ID: 1291021
  • SWOT Analysis
  • August 2016
  • Region: Global
  • 31 pages
  • GlobalData
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Matthews International Corporation (MATW) - 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 the publisher 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.


Matthews International Corporation (Matthews) is a provider of brand solutions, memorialization products and industrial automation solutions. The company designs, manufactures, and installs merchandising and display systems, and provides turnkey project management, and merchandising and marketing solution services. It manufactures memorialization products such as bronze and granite memorials, and other memorialization products, caskets and cremation equipment. Matthews designs, manufactures and distributes marking, coding, and industrial automation solutions, order fulfillment systems, and related consumables; and develops inks, rubber and steel consumables. The company serves consumer packaged goods and retail customers, primary packaging and corrugated packaging, flooring, automotive, wallpaper, and textile industries; cemeteries, funeral homes and crematories; and automated assembly and distribution, and oil exploration and security scanning companies across North America, Europe, Asia, and Central and South America. Matthews is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the US.

Key benefits of buying this profile include:

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.

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- 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.

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- 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.

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List of Tables

List of Figures

Section 1 - About the Company

Matthews International Corporation - Key Facts

Matthews International Corporation - Key Employees

Matthews International Corporation - Key Employee Biographies

Matthews International Corporation - Major Products and Services

Matthews International Corporation - History

Matthews International Corporation - Company Statement

Matthews International Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries

Head Office

Other Locations & Subsidiaries

Section 2 – Company Analysis

Matthews International Corporation - Business Description

Matthews International Corporation - Corporate Strategy

Matthews International Corporation - SWOT Analysis

SWOT Analysis - Overview

Matthews International Corporation - Strengths

Strength - Brand Solutions

Strength - Enhancements to Memorialization Solutions

Strength - Operational Performance

Strength - Working Capital Surplus

Matthews International Corporation - Weaknesses

Weakness - Rising Debt Burden

Matthews International Corporation - Opportunities

Opportunity - Export opportunities for Industrial Automation Equipment: Global

Opportunity - Aging Population: Global

Opportunity - Upward Cremation Trends: the US

Opportunity - Automotive Industry: the US

Matthews International Corporation - Threats

Threat - Regulations

Threat - Foreign Currency Exchange Rates

Threat - Unfavorable Publicity

Threat - Raw Material Price Fluctuations

Matthews International Corporation - Key Competitors

Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios

Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios

Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios

Performance Chart

Financial Performance

Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios

Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts

Section 4 – Appendix


Ratio Definitions

About us

Contact Us


List of Tables

Matthews International Corporation, Key Facts

Matthews International Corporation, Key Employees

Matthews International Corporation, Key Employee Biographies

Matthews International Corporation, Major Products and Services

Matthews International Corporation, History

Matthews International Corporation, Subsidiaries

Matthews International Corporation, Key Competitors

Matthews International Corporation, Ratios based on current share price

Matthews International Corporation, Annual Ratios

Matthews International Corporation, Interim Ratios

Currency Codes

Capital Market Ratios

Equity Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Cost Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Leverage Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

List of Figures

Matthews International Corporation, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015)

Matthews International Corporation, Ratio Charts
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