Compa??a de Petr?leos de Chile COPEC S.A. Oct 10
- ID: 2040295
- October 2010
- Region: Chile
- Standard & Poors
Dominant market position and strong brand recognition in the Chilean fuel distribution markets, both retail and wholesale; Ability to pass cost increases through to clients, resulting in stable profit margins; Very low financial leverage; and Growing presence in Colombia. Competitive environment; and Lack of significant business diversification overall. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' rating on Compa--a de Petr-leos de Chile COPEC S.A. reflects the combination of its satisfactory business risk profile and modest financial risk profile. The business profile benefits from COPEC's dominant market position in the Chilean fuel distribution sector, in both the retail and wholesale channels. Its well-known brand, good operating and logistical practices, nationwide coverage, and ability to successfully transfer price risk to customers to keep relatively...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Compania de Petroleos de Chile COPEC S.A.,Empresas Copec S.A.,Celulosa Arauco y Constitucion S.A.,Alto Parana S.A.
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