Note: Lanxess's revenues are gauged from an analysis of company filings.
Lanxess's Income Statement (based on Industry Averages)
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Lanxess Revenue (Sales)
Cost of Goods Sold
Salaries and wages
Other Operating Expenses
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Trademark applications show the products and services that Lanxess is developing and marketing.
Lanxess doesn't have any recent trademark applications, indicating Lanxess is focusing on
its existing business rather than expanding into new products and markets.
Trademarks may include brand names, product names, logos and slogans.
SPECIAL Colorants, dyestuffs and dye agents for use in the office industry and for soap and detergent coloration
VERISOLVE All purpose disinfectants; Biocides; Disinfectants for sanitary purposes; Fungicides; Germicides; Sanitizing preparations for use in institutional and industrial areas
NATURAL CHOICE Chemical preservatives for use in food and beverage products
Determine whether Lanxess grew or shrank during the last recession. This is useful in estimating the
financial strength and credit risk of the company.
Compare how recession-proof Lanxess is relative to the industry overall.
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industry and company's robustness during the last recession estimates its ability to weather future recessions.
Market Share of Lanxess's Largest Competitors
A competitive analysis shows these companies are in the same general field as Lanxess, even though they may not compete head-to-head.
These are the largest companies by revenue. However, they may not have the largest market share in this industry if they have diversified into other business lines.
The "Competition" section of a business plan or investment memorandum would start by analyzing the information about these companies.
Competitive advantage comes from offering better pricing or superior products/service.
These companies are in the same general field as Lanxess and are rapidly expanding. Companies may grow organically or through acquisition. In some cases apparently high growth rates may be caused by data that weren't available in previous years.