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Seagate Technology Plc (STX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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    SWOT Analysis

  • 39 Pages
  • September 2021
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 2424713
Seagate Technology Plc (STX) - 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 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, weaknesses, 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.


Seagate Technology Plc (Seagate) manufactures electronic storage devices. The company designs and markets HDD’s, enterprise data solutions (EDS), disk drives, and hard drives. Seagate’s product portfolio comprises electronic data storage products including solid-state drives, storage subsystems and solid-state hybrid drives. It also offers a wide range of software solutions for edge non-compute, enterprise storage, data center and edge computing applications. Seagate’s products serve the requirements of enterprise, desktop, mobile computing, non-compute applications, and consumer electronics. The company offers products to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), retailers and distributors under its globally recognized brand names such as Maxtor and LaCie. Seagate is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

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Table of Contents

Section 1 - About the Company
  • Seagate Technology Plc - Key Facts
  • Seagate Technology Plc - Key Employees
  • Seagate Technology Plc - Key Employee Biographies
  • Seagate Technology Plc - Major Products and Services
  • Seagate Technology Plc - History
  • Seagate Technology Plc - Company Statement
  • Seagate Technology Plc - Locations And Subsidiaries
  • Head Office
  • Other Locations & Subsidiaries

Section 2 - Company Analysis
  • Company Overview
  • Seagate Technology Plc - Business Description
  • Other Break-up: Distributors
  • Performance
  • Other Break-up: OEMs
  • Performance
  • Other Break-up: Retailers
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: Other
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: Singapore
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: The Netherlands
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: The US
  • Performance
  • R&D Overview
  • Seagate Technology Plc - SWOT Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis - Overview
  • Seagate Technology Plc - Strengths
  • Seagate Technology Plc - Weaknesses
  • Seagate Technology Plc - Opportunities
  • Seagate Technology Plc - Threats
  • Seagate Technology Plc - 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
  • Methodology
  • Ratio Definitions
  • About the Publisher
  • Contact the Publisher
  • Disclaimer

List of Tables
  • Seagate Technology Plc, Key Facts
  • Seagate Technology Plc, Key Employees
  • Seagate Technology Plc, Key Employee Biographies
  • Seagate Technology Plc, Major Products and Services
  • Seagate Technology Plc, History
  • Seagate Technology Plc, Subsidiaries
  • Seagate Technology Plc, Key Competitors
  • Seagate Technology Plc, Ratios based on current share price
  • Seagate Technology Plc, Annual Ratios
  • Seagate Technology Plc, Interim Ratios
  • Currency Codes
  • Capital Market Ratios
  • Equity Ratios
  • Profitability Ratios
  • Cost Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Leverage Ratios
  • Efficiency Ratios

List of Figures
  • Seagate Technology Plc, Performance Chart (2017 - 2021)
  • Seagate Technology Plc, Ratio Charts

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