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Polymer Group

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Polymer Group

Polymer Group Inc. (PGI) is a US-based manufacturer of nonwovens for the hygiene, healthcare, wipes, technical specialties, building, and geosynthetics markets. The Company develops, produces, and markets engineered materials in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. PGI offers nonwoven products, including top sheets, transfer layers, or backsheet fabrics, absorbent pads for hygiene applications, nonwoven healthcare

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Polymer Group Inc. (PGI) is a US-based manufacturer of nonwovens for the hygiene, healthcare, wipes, technical specialties, building, and geosynthetics markets. The Company develops, produces, and markets engineered materials in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. PGI offers nonwoven products, including top sheets, transfer layers, or backsheet fabrics, absorbent pads for hygiene applications, nonwoven healthcare products for use in disposable surgical packs, or nonwoven products for consumer wipes applications. In addition, the Company provides nonwovens, such as various specialty materials for industrial applications in the building and construction markets. Polymer Group, Inc. was founded 1994 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

income statement

Sales USD mil
Gross Profit USD mil
EBIT USD mil
Net Profit USD mil
ROE %
EBIT Margin %
Net Margin %
Employees
851 1,106 1,188 1,155    
183 210 186 197    
52.2 49.5 -23.8 37.2    
11.2 20.2 -93.7 -26.0    
... 14.1% -56.7% -15.9%    
6.14% 4.48% -2.00% 3.22%    
1.31% 1.83% -7.89% -2.25%    
... ... 3,065 2,800    

balance sheet

... 732 1,061 1,022    
... 367 702 660    
... 365 358 362    
... 143 187 139    
... 589 873 883    
... 402 667 661    
... 186 206 222    
... 2.73 14.3 4.83    
... 1.83 2.82 3.60    
... ... 14.4% 9.26%    

cash flow

99.0 63.2 -1.15 75.5    
-14.6 -41.3 -476 -50.2    
-72.7 -8.09 477 -0.042    
11.8 13.9 -0.874 25.2    

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2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

income statement

Sales USD mil
Cost of Goods & Services USD mil
Gross Profit USD mil
Staff Cost USD mil
Other Cost USD mil
EBITDA USD mil
Depreciation USD mil
EBIT USD mil
Financing Cost USD mil
Extraordinary Cost USD mil
Pre-Tax Profit USD mil
Tax USD mil
Minorities USD mil
Net Profit USD mil
851 1,106 1,188 1,155    
667 896 1,001 958    
183 210 186 197    
66.3 74.1 74.1 76.1    
14.4 39.9 75.4 17.3    
103 95.9 37.0 104    
50.4 46.4 60.8 66.7    
52.2 49.5 -23.8 37.2    
34.6 33.2 67.0 55.5    
0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000    
17.6 16.3 -90.9 -18.4    
8.58 -4.53 2.72 7.66    
-2.14 0.623 0.142 0.000    
11.2 20.2 -93.7 -26.0    

growth rates

... 30.0% 7.35% -2.73%    
... 41.2% 31.1% -37.5%    
... -6.55% -61.4% 181%    
... -5.18% -148% -256%    
... -7.23% -656% -79.8%    
... 81.4% -563% -72.2%    

ratios

... 14.1% -56.7% -15.9%    
... ... -15.9% -3.60%    
21.6% 19.0% 15.7% 17.1%    
12.1% 8.67% 3.12% 8.99%    
6.14% 4.48% -2.00% 3.22%    
1.31% 1.83% -7.89% -2.25%    
... ... 14.4% 9.26%    
... 2.73 14.3 4.83    

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2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

balance sheet

... 367 702 660    
... 323 493 479    
... 2.25 83.8 75.7    
... 5.28 80.5 80.6    
... 365 358 362    
... 105 104 95.0    
... 122 141 132    
... 72.4 72.7 97.9    
... 732 1,061 1,022    
... 143 187 139    
... 8.92 0.000 0.000    
... 589 873 883    
... 402 667 661    
... 328 588 579    
... 20.1 34.8 33.2    
... 186 206 222    
... 5.72 12.6 20.3    
... 174 191 197    
... 732 1,061 1,022    

growth rates

... ... 44.9% -3.63%    
... ... 30.7% -25.7%    
... ... 102% -4.91%    
... ... 79.8% -0.126%    

ratios

... 334 600 600    
... 262 528 502    
... 53.1 54.6 29.6    
... 420 757 690    
... 1.83 2.82 3.60    
... ... 14.4% 9.26%    

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cash flow Unit
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

cash flow

11.2 20.2 -93.7 -26.0    
50.4 46.4 60.8 66.7    
... ... 33.3 9.86    
... ... -1.50 24.9    
99.0 63.2 -1.15 75.5    
-43.5 -45.2 -76.8 -51.6    
28.9 3.91 -399 1.39    
-14.6 -41.3 -476 -50.2    
... ... 267 -0.756    
-72.7 -8.09 477 -0.042    
11.8 13.9 -0.874 25.2    

ratios

... 40.2 43.4 41.6    
... 42.8 37.9 36.2    
... 70.8 69.5 75.0    
... 12.2 11.8 2.73    
61.5 66.6 -32.9 40.7    
84.4 22.0 -477 25.2    

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2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

other data

... 2.77% -10.5% -2.50%    
21.6% 19.0% 15.7% 17.1%    
... ... 3,065 2,800    
... ... 2,014 2,266    
... ... 2,014 2,266    
8.31% 7.01% 6.12% 6.81%    
48.7% -27.8% -3.00% -41.6%    
43.0 56.9 55.5 57.3    
5.11% 4.08% 6.47% 4.47%    
... 794 1,051 1,130    
... 71.8% 88.5% 97.8%    
305 333 357 357    
43.0 56.9 55.5 57.3    
159 281 322 294    
109 129 145 157    
234 306 308 290    

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Polymer Group Inc. at a Glance

Polymer Group Inc. (PGI) is a US-based manufacturer of nonwovens for the hygiene, healthcare, wipes, technical specialties, building, and geosynthetics markets. The Company develops, produces, and markets engineered materials in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. PGI offers nonwoven products, including top sheets, transfer layers, or backsheet

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Polymer Group Inc. (PGI) is a US-based manufacturer of nonwovens for the hygiene, healthcare, wipes, technical specialties, building, and geosynthetics markets. The Company develops, produces, and markets engineered materials in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. PGI offers nonwoven products, including top sheets, transfer layers, or backsheet fabrics, absorbent pads for hygiene applications, nonwoven healthcare products for use in disposable surgical packs, or nonwoven products for consumer wipes applications. In addition, the Company provides nonwovens, such as various specialty materials for industrial applications in the building and construction markets. Polymer Group, Inc. was founded 1994 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

This report offers a summary of the company's performance in 2009-2013. You will find here all the key numbers from the company's balance sheet, income statement and cash flow on the annual basis

Polymer Group Inc. in Numbers

Polymer Group Inc. (PGI) is a US-based manufacturer of nonwovens for the hygiene, healthcare, wipes, technical specialties, building, and geosynthetics markets. The Company develops, produces, and markets engineered materials in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. PGI offers nonwoven products, including top sheets, transfer layers, or backsheet

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Polymer Group Inc. (PGI) is a US-based manufacturer of nonwovens for the hygiene, healthcare, wipes, technical specialties, building, and geosynthetics markets. The Company develops, produces, and markets engineered materials in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. PGI offers nonwoven products, including top sheets, transfer layers, or backsheet fabrics, absorbent pads for hygiene applications, nonwoven healthcare products for use in disposable surgical packs, or nonwoven products for consumer wipes applications. In addition, the Company provides nonwovens, such as various specialty materials for industrial applications in the building and construction markets. Polymer Group, Inc. was founded 1994 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

This excel file offers a summary of the company's performance in 2009-2013. You will find here all the key numbers from the company's balance sheet, income statement and cash flow on the annual basis

Polymer Group invested total of USD 82.5 mil in 2014, up 50.9% when compared to the previous year. Historically, company's investments reached an all time high of USD 82.5 mil in 2014 and an all time low of USD 43.5 mil in 2009.

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Polymer Group invested total of USD 82.5 mil in 2014, up 50.9% when compared to the previous year. Historically, company's investments reached an all time high of USD 82.5 mil in 2014 and an all time low of USD 43.5 mil in 2009.

When compared to total sales, investments reached 4.43% in 2014, down from 4.50% seen in the previous year. This is compared to 4.79% seen on average in the last five years.

As far as Polymer Group's peers are concerned, Avgol Nonwovens invested USD -28.7 mil, or -7.77% of its sales in 2014. and The comparable figures for USD 82.5 mil and 4.43% at Polymer Group are USD 82.5 mil and 4.43% respectively on 2014 numbers.

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Polymer Group's net debt reached USD 1,304 mil and accounted for -54.8 of equity at the end of 2014. The ratio is down 1180% when compared to the previous year.

Historically, the firm’s net debt to equity reached an all time

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Polymer Group's net debt reached USD 1,304 mil and accounted for -54.8 of equity at the end of 2014. The ratio is down 1180% when compared to the previous year.

Historically, the firm’s net debt to equity reached an all time high of 5.07 in 2013 and an all time low of -54.8 in 2014.

When compared to EBITDA, net debt amounted to 9.56x at the end of the year. The ratio reached an all time high of 14.3 in 2011 and an all time low of 2.73 in 2010.

As far as Polymer Group's peers are concerned, Avgol Nonwovens posted net debt to equity of 1.59x and 3.42x when compared to EBITDA at the end of 2014. Pegas Nonwovens ended the year 2014 with a net debt at 0.901x of equity and 3.01x when compared to its EBITDA while Pegas Nonwovens had net debt at 0.901x of equity and 3.01x to EBITDA at the end of the year.

You can see all the company’s data at Polymer Group Profile, or you can download a report on the company in the report section.

Polymer Group's total assets reached USD 2,035 mil at the end of 2014, up 8.14% when compared to the previous year.

Current assets amounted to USD 706 mil, or 34.7% of total assets while cash reached USD 178 mil at the end of 2014.

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Polymer Group's total assets reached USD 2,035 mil at the end of 2014, up 8.14% when compared to the previous year.

Current assets amounted to USD 706 mil, or 34.7% of total assets while cash reached USD 178 mil at the end of 2014.

On the other hand, total debt reached USD 1,483 mil at the year-end, or 34.7% of total assets while firm's equity amounted to USD -23.8 mil. As a result, net debt reached USD 1,304 mil at the end of 2014 and accounted for -5,480% of equity.

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Polymer Group made a net profit of USD -126 mil under revenues of USD 1,860 mil in 2014, down -407% and 53.1%, respectively, when compared to the last year. This translates into a net margin of -6.79%.

Historically, the firm’s

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Polymer Group made a net profit of USD -126 mil under revenues of USD 1,860 mil in 2014, down -407% and 53.1%, respectively, when compared to the last year. This translates into a net margin of -6.79%.

Historically, the firm’s net profit reached an all time high of USD 20.2 mil in 2010 and an all time low of USD -126 mil in 2014. Since 2009, the firm's net profit has increased -1231% or nan% a year on average.

On the operating level, EBITDA reached USD 136 mil, up 62.9% when compared to the previous year. Over the last five years, company's EBITDA has grown 5.87% a year on average.

As far as Polymer Group's peers are concerned, Avgol Nonwovens posted net and EBITDA margin of 5.34% and 14.0%, respectively in 2014, Pegas Nonwovens generated margins of 11.8% and 20.5% and Polymer Group's profit margin reached -6.79% on the net and 7.34% on the EBITDA level in 2014.

You can see all the company’s data at Polymer Group Profile, or you can download a report on the company in the report section.

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Polymer's net profit fell 407% to USD -126 mil in 2014
Polymer's Capital Expenditures rose 50.9% to USD 82.5 mil in 2014
Polymer's Net Margin fell 231% to -6.79% in 2014
Polymer's Net Debt/EBITDA fell 1.20% to 9.56 in 2014
Polymer's Cash & Cash Equivalents rose 107% to USD 178 mil in 2014