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The Report on Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers contains key information used by Marketing Departments in many of the Fortune 1,000 companies and beyond. The report helps identify industry changes, trends, key players, and growth opportunities.

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2017 Market Research Report on Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers Industry


Current Research on the Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers Industry

This section provides answers to fundamental and critical questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size ($ millions)?
  2. What is the Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers industry outlook?
  3. Has the market grown or declined?
  4. What is the market growth rate?
  5. Are long term forecasts positive or negative?
  6. What is the industry size and average company size?
  7. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size Statistics

The total U.S. market size for the Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers industry: statistics cover all companies, both public and private. In addition to total revenue, the industry research provides details on employees, companies, and average firm size in the sector. Use this market information to research and analyze growth rates and the Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers industry trends and market outlook based on quantitative research and economic data.

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Statistics 2011        2012        2013        2014        2015        2016
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)


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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Statistical Analysis



Market Forecast - Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook & Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers future growth trends. The following five-year forecast utilizes advanced econometric techniques that project both short-term and long-term market growth outlook. The industry outlook can be used to set a strategy applicable to economic realities.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Plywood, Panels, And Millwork, Including Doors, Windows, And Wood Fence

Iron And Steel Pipes And Tubing

Plumbing And Hydronic Heating Equipment And Supplies, Including Gas Plumbing Appliances And Water Heaters

Plastics Materials And Basic Shapes

Plastic Pipes, Rods, Tubes, And Shapes, Excluding Plumbing

High Pressure Laminates

Plastics Raw Materials

Other Plastics Materials And Basic Shapes

Plastic Plumbing Pipes And Tubing

Plastic Materials And Basic Shapes For Electrical Use

Polystyrene And Polyurethane Foam

Other Plastics Film, Sheet, And Foam

Chemicals And Allied Products, Excluding Agricultural Chemicals, Plastics, Industrial And Natural Gases, Liquefied Petroleum (Lp

Adhesives, Sealants, And Glues

Other Chemicals And Allied Products

Miscellaneous Commodities



U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower market share than average.

U.S. map of Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Repairs
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Depletion
Domestic production activities deduction
Advertising
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Depreciation
Amortization
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
 
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics




Financial Ratio Analysis - Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a company in the industry compares relative to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation Ratios - Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant WholesalersIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.


Liquidity Ratios - Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant WholesalersIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.


Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.



Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 10%

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Top Executives 5%
Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers5%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 5%
Sales and Related Occupations 24%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 21%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 21%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 6%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 16%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 21%
Information and Record Clerks 5%
Production Occupations 11%
Other Production Occupations 6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 20%
Motor Vehicle Operators 10%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 10%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 7%
Material Moving Workers 8%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 6%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 5%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Companies in Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers and Similar Industries[PREMIUM]

Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers market research identifies top companies with the largest estimated market share. Information includes corporate earnings and public company ticker symbols where available.

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Public Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers Company News

Web scan for recent news about public companies. Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers market research on key company news, and Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers statistics.

The market size analysis identifies the overall sales data within the industry. Statistics break down facts about companies within the market.


Government Contracts Related to Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers

In 2014, the federal government spent a total of $1,076,380 on Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers. It has awarded 70 contracts to 31 companies, with an average value of $34,722 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount



Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

Plastics Materials And Basic Shapes
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant WholesalersOpportunity/Threat

Sales from other industries of Plastics Materials And Basic Shapes are less than those from Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Plastics Materials And Basic Shapes sales, taking market share from this industry.
Plastics Materials And Basic Shapes Product Sales Report

Chemicals And Allied Products
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant WholesalersOpportunity/Threat
Petroleum Bulk Stations & Terminals Competing industry
Farm Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Competing industry
Metal Service Centers & Metal Merchant Wholesalers Competing industry
General Line Grocery Merchant Wholesalers Competing industry
Automobile Supplies & New Parts Merchant Wholesalers Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Chemicals And Allied Products are less than those from Plastics Materials & Basic Forms & Shapes Merchant Wholesalers. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Chemicals And Allied Products sales, taking market share from this industry.
Chemicals And Allied Products Product Sales Report



Miscellaneous Commodities
Miscellaneous Commodities Product Sales Report

Plumbing And Hydronic Heating Equipment
Plumbing And Hydronic Heating Equipment Product Sales Report

Hardware
Hardware Product Sales Report

Iron And Steel Pipes And Tubing
Iron And Steel Pipes And Tubing Product Sales Report

Metal Pipe Fittings And Valves, Excluding Pipes And Tubing
Metal Pipe Fittings And Valves, Excluding Pipes And Tubing Product Sales Report

Paper And Plastic Products
Paper And Plastic Products Product Sales Report

General-Purpose Industrial Machinery
General-Purpose Industrial Machinery Product Sales Report

Plywood And Millwork
Plywood And Millwork Product Sales Report



Segments classified within this market research report

This market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Resins, plastics, merchant wholesalers, Plasticizers merchant wholesalers, Plastics basic shapes (e.g., film, rod, sheet, sheeting, tubing) merchant wholesalers, Plastics materials merchant wholesalers, Plastics foam merchant wholesalers, Plastics resins merchant wholesalers, Foam, resins and shapes, etc.



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