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Canfor Corporation (CFP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

  • ID: 2051333
  • SWOT Analysis
  • September 2016
  • 36 pages
  • GlobalData
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Canfor Corporation (CFP) - 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.


Canfor Corporation (Canfor) is an integrated forest products company that produces primarily softwood lumber. The company produces softwood lumber, oriented strand board (OSB), remanufactured and finger-jointed lumber products and specialized wood products for use as beams, headers, columns, and rim board applications in residential floor and roof systems. It also has paper and pulp operations, which are operated through its subsidiaries, Canfor Pulp Products Inc. (CPPI). Canfor’s lumber production facilities are located in British Columbia, Quebec, Alberta and the US. The company’s has sales offices in Canada, the US, Japan, China and Seoul, South Korea. Canfor is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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.

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.

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List of Tables

List of Figures

Section 1 - About the Company

Canfor Corporation - Key Facts

Canfor Corporation - Key Employees

Canfor Corporation - Key Employee Biographies

Canfor Corporation - Major Products and Services

Canfor Corporation - History

Canfor Corporation - Company Statement

Canfor Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries

Head Office

Other Locations & Subsidiaries

Joint Venture

Section 2 – Company Analysis

Canfor Corporation - Business Description

Canfor Corporation - Corporate Strategy

Canfor Corporation - SWOT Analysis

SWOT Analysis - Overview

Canfor Corporation - Strengths

Strength - Efficient Business Model

Strength - Core Segment: Lumber

Strength - Dominant Position

Canfor Corporation - Weaknesses

Weakness - High Operating Costs

Canfor Corporation - Opportunities

Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions

Opportunity - Global Packaging Industry

Canfor Corporation - Threats

Threat - Substitute Products

Threat - Price Risks

Threat - Intense Competition

Canfor 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

Canfor Corporation, Key Facts

Canfor Corporation, Key Employees

Canfor Corporation, Key Employee Biographies

Canfor Corporation, Major Products and Services

Canfor Corporation, History

Canfor Corporation, Other Locations

Canfor Corporation, Subsidiaries

Canfor Corporation, Joint Venture

Canfor Corporation, Key Competitors

Canfor Corporation, Ratios based on current share price

Canfor Corporation, Annual Ratios

Canfor Corporation, Interim Ratios

Currency Codes

Capital Market Ratios

Equity Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Cost Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Leverage Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

List of Figures

Canfor Corporation, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015)

Canfor Corporation, Ratio Charts
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