Business Analysis of Berry Plastics Group

 Analyze Historical Performance, Strategic Priorities, And Business Improvement Opportunities of Berry Plastics Group

BERRY PLASTICS GROUP

Business Overview

Berry Global Group, Inc. manufactures and distributes plastic consumer packaging and engineered materials in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Belgium, France, Spain, the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Australia, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Malaysia, India, China, and the Netherlands. The company operates through three segments: Health, Hygiene & Specialties; Consumer Packaging; and Engineered Materials. It offers containers; foodservice products, such as thermoformed polypropylene and injection-molded plastic drink cups; closures and over caps comprising continuous-thread and child-resistant closures, as well as aerosol over caps; bottle and prescription containers; and extruded and laminate tubes. The company also provides engineered materials, including corrosion protection products; and cloth and foil, splicing and laminating, flame-retardant, vinyl-coated and carton sealing, electrical, double-faced cloth, masking, mounting, OEM, and medical and specialty tapes. The company's engineered materials also consists of drop cloths and retail trash bags; polyvinyl chloride films and boxed products; trash-can liners and food bags; and stretch and shrink films. In addition, it offers flexible packaging products, such as personal care films; food and consumer films, as well as barrier films; and converter films, including coated and laminated products, as well as a range of products for the food, healthcare, and personal care markets. The company sells its products through direct sales force and distributors. The company was formerly known as Berry Plastics Group, Inc. and changed its name to Berry Global Group, Inc. in April 2017. Berry Global Group, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Evansville, Indiana.

Berry Plastics Group

Berry Plastics Group


R&P Rank: 421
Sector: Industrial Goods & Services
Industry:Containers & Packaging
H.Q Location:Indiana
Website: www.berryplastics.com
Company Address:
101 OAKLEY STREET, PO BOX 959, EVANSVILLE IN 47710
Ph:812-424-2904

Business Analysis of Berry Plastics Group

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Here is the performance snapshot of Berry Plastics Group with an interactive chart.

  1. Revenue Growth: Berry Plastics Group reported a revenue growth of 32.9% year-on-year during 2016. Containers & Packaging Industry grew at 2.9% in the same period
  2. COGS share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Berry Plastics Group spent 80.2% of its total revenues on COGS. Containers & Packaging industry average (COGS share of revenue) in the same period was 77.3%
  3. R&D share of Revenues: Berry Plastics Group R&D share of Revenues details are not available because either company does not share the data or we do not have it
  4. SG&A share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Berry Plastics Group spent 8.2% of its total revenues on Sales, Marketing, and General Administration (SG&A). Containers & Packaging industry average SG&A spending in the same period was 11.5%
  5. Inventory share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Berry Plastics Group spent 10.2% of its total revenues on Inventories. Containers & Packaging industry average Inventory spending in the same period was 12.3%
  6. Accounts Payable share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Berry Plastics Group invested 8.3% of its total revenues on Accounts Payable (A/P) Containers & Packaging industry average Accounts Payable investment in the same period was 13.1%
  7. Accounts Receivable share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Berry Plastics Group invested 10.8% of its total revenues on Accounts Receivable (A/R). Containers & Packaging industry average Accounts Receivable investment in the same period was 12.9%
  8. PP&E share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Berry Plastics Group invested 34.3% of its total revenues on Property, Plants, and Equipments (PP&E). Containers & Packaging industry average PPE investment in the same period was 42.4%
  9. Intangibles share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Berry Plastics Group invested 55.6% of its total revenues on Intangibles. Containers & Packaging industry average Intangibles investment in the same period was 32.5%
  10. Net Margins: Berry Plastics Group Net Margins in the year 2016 were 3.6%. Containers & Packaging industry average Net Margins in the same period were 3.4%

Sector and Industry Association of Berry Plastics Group

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Berry Plastics Group is associated with Industrials Sector Group, Industrial Goods & Services Sector, and Containers & Packaging Industry.

Industrial Goods & Services sector is comprised of the following industries: Industrial Conglomerates; Industrial Machinery; Electrical Components & Equipment; Electronic Equipment & Parts; Containers & Packaging. The definitions for each of the industries is as follows:

  • Industrial Conglomerates industry includes Industrial companies engaged in three or more classes of business within the Industrial industry that differ substantially from each other.
  • Industrial Machinery industry includes designers, manufacturers, distributors and installers of industrial machinery and factory equipment, such as machine tools, lathes, presses and assembly line equipment. It also includes makers of pollution control equipment, castings, pressings, welded shapes, structural steelwork, compressors, pumps, bearings, elevators and escalators.
  • Electrical Components & Equipment industry consists of manufacturers and distributors of electrical parts for finished products, such as printed circuit boards for radios, televisions and other consumer electronics. It also includes makers of cables, wires, ceramics, transistors, electric adapters, fuel cells and security cameras. Manufacturers of Electric motors and generators and mechanical motion control products are also part of this industry.
  • Electronic Equipment & Parts industry includes companies offering Manufacturing and Design services for Engineered Components and Products used in different industries. Companies providing Laser-based manufacturing products are part of this industry.
  • Containers & Packaging industry includes producers and distributors of cardboard, bags, boxes, cans, drums, bottles, jars and glass used for packaging. Specialty Packaging Products and Pressure-Sensitive Materials producers are also part of this industry.

Industry Ranking of Berry Plastics Group

With $6.5 billion revenues, Berry Plastics Group ranked number 8 of all the companies in the US Containers & Packaging industry. There were a total of 35 public companies in the US Containers & Packaging industry that had revenues greater than $50 million during 2016.

The top-10 companies in the US Containers & Packaging industry by revenues during 2016 were:

  1. International Paper ($21.1 billion)
  2. WestRock ($14.2 billion)
  3. Ball ($9.1 billion)
  4. Veritiv ($8.3 billion)
  5. Crown Holdings ($8.3 billion)
  6. Sealed Air ($6.8 billion)
  7. Owens-Illinois ($6.7 billion)
  8. Berry Plastics Group ($6.5 billion)
  9. Avery Dennison ($6.1 billion)
  10. Packaging Corporation Of America ($5.8 billion)

Business Model Analysis (BMA) Framework

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Revenues Analysis

Berry Plastics Group (BERY) Revenues And Revenue Growth From 2012 To...

This report provides the last five years revenues and revenue growth of Berry Plastics Group Inc (BERY) from 2012 to 2016. Berry Plastics Group generated a total of $6.5 billion revenues during 2016. Berry Plastics Group reported a revenue growth of 32.9% year-over-year during 2016. The revenues and the revenue growth correspond to the fiscal year ending in September.

Berry Plastics Group (BERY) Revenues And Revenue Growth From 2010 To...

This report provides the last seven years revenues and revenue growth of Berry Plastics Group Inc (BERY) from 2010 to 2016. Berry Plastics Group generated a total of $6.5 billion revenues during 2016. Berry Plastics Group reported a revenue growth of 32.9% year-over-year during 2016. The revenues and the revenue growth correspond to the fiscal year ending in September.

Berry Plastics Group (BERY) Revenue Growth Comparison With Industry Growth From...

This report provides a comparison of Berry Plastics Group Inc (BERY) revenue growth with Containers & Packaging industry growth during the last five years from 2012 to 2016. Berry Plastics Group reported a revenue growth of 32.9% year-over-year during 2016. The Containers & Packaging industry growth was 2.9% year-over-year during 2016. Berry Plastics Group growth was faster than the industry during 2016.