CEMEX, S.A. de C.V.
Extracted on: 24 May 2011
Reference Code: 818F0DFB-924E-4585-A623-FC56ED64A0D8
Publication Date: 07 Oct 2010
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CEMEX, S.A. de C.V.
SWOT analysis overview
Cemex, S.A. de C.V. (Cemex or "the company") is one of the largest building solutions companies in the worldthat produces, distributes, and markets cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, and related construction materials. The company has a strong market position which gives competitive advantage to increase its market share. However, the shrinking construction industry of US and Europe, from where the majority of the Cemex's revenues come, certainly poses a threat for it.
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|Robust market position provides competitive advantage |Litigation claims could increase costs and weakenfinancial condition |
|Geographical diversification reduces dependency on one region | |
|Opportunities |Threats |
|Moving to massive Indian cement market |Shrinking construction industry due to economic slowdown |
|Focus on core business of cement, ready-mix concrete, and aggregates |Rising raw material prices affects revenues |
|Focus on financial flexibility| |
SWOT analysis details
Robust market position provides competitive advantage
Cemex is one of the leading building materials company with presence in more than 50 countries around the world. It is the third largest cement company in the world, based on installed capacity of...