Note: Knapheide Manufacturing's revenues are gauged from an analysis of company filings.
Knapheide Manufacturing's Income Statement (based on Industry Averages)
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Knapheide Manufacturing Revenue (Sales)
Cost of Goods Sold
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Trademark applications show the products and services that Knapheide Manufacturing is developing and marketing.
Knapheide Manufacturing doesn't have any recent trademark applications, indicating Knapheide Manufacturing is focusing on
its existing business rather than expanding into new products and markets.
Trademarks may include brand names, product names, logos and slogans.
KNAPHEIDE SINCE 1848 Truck bodies, and parts and accessories therefor, namely, solid, hinge down and slip-on grain and livestock bodies, stake and contractor bodies, general utility bodies, line construction and maintenance utility bodies, utility body storage compartments, truck body sides, platforms, bulkheads, built-in tool boxes, tailgates, bumpers, grain chutes and prefabricated body covers and mud flaps
Determine whether Knapheide Manufacturing 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 Knapheide Manufacturing is relative to the industry overall.
While a new recession may strike a particular industry, measuring the
industry and company's robustness during the last recession estimates its ability to weather future recessions.
Market Share of Knapheide Manufacturing's Largest Competitors
A competitive analysis shows these companies are in the same general field as Knapheide Manufacturing, 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 similar in business line and location to Knapheide Manufacturing.
While some companies compete with neighboring businesses for customers, other companies may compete to attract skilled employees.
These companies are in the same general field as Knapheide Manufacturing 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.