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Vestas Wind Systems AS (VWS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsVestas Wind Systems A/S (Vestas) is a manufacturer of wind power equipment. It develops, manufactures, sells and maintains wind power systems. The company’s product range includes land and offshore wind turbines and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) products. It provides various services including wind project planning, procurement, construction, operation and maintenance, and power plant optimization. Vestas supplied wind turbines of over 66 GW in 73 countries. The company operates in various countries across Europe, Africa, Americas and Asia Pacific. Vestas is headquartered in Aarhus, Denmark.
The company's strategic intent is to strengthen its market position further in France. To this end, Vestas signed an agreement with EDF Energies Nouvelles to deliver 88 MW turbines, with an option for another eight MW. The contract includes supply, installation and commissioning of the wind turbines.Vestas Wind Systems AS Key Recent DevelopmentsMar 31, 2015: Vestas wins 21 MW order in Costa RicaMar 31, 2015: Vestas receives 23 MW turbine order in FinlandMar 31, 2015: Vestas secures 53 MW turbine order in FinlandMar 31, 2015: Vestas secures its fourth announced order in China this yearMar 26, 2015: Vestas receives 40 MW order in U.S. state of MaineKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Vestas Wind Systems A/S - Key Facts 6Vestas Wind Systems A/S - Key Employees 7Vestas Wind Systems A/S - Key Employee Biographies 8Vestas Wind Systems A/S - Major Products and Services 10Vestas Wind Systems A/S - History 12Vestas Wind Systems A/S - Company Statement 28Vestas Wind Systems A/S - Locations And Subsidiaries 31Head Office 31Other Locations & Subsidiaries 31Section 2 – Company Analysis 36Vestas Wind Systems A/S - Business Description 36Business Description - Americas Sales Units 36Americas Sales Units - Overview 36Americas Sales Units - Financials 36Business Description - Asia Pacific Sales Units 36Asia Pacific Sales Units - Overview 36Asia Pacific Sales Units - Financials 36Business Description - Europe and Africa Sales Units 37Europe and Africa Sales Units - Overview 37Europe and Africa Sales Units - Financials 37Production - Financials 37Business Description - Production Units 37Production Units - Overview 37Production Units - Production 37Business Description - Service Activity 37Service Activity - Overview 37Service Activity - Financials 37Vestas Wind Systems A/S - SWOT Analysis 38SWOT Analysis - Overview 38Vestas Wind Systems A/S - Strengths 38Strength - Dominant Market Position 38Strength - Strong Order Backlog: Wind Turbines 38Strength - Breakthrough Technologies 38Strength - Increasing Working Capital 38Vestas Wind Systems A/S - Weaknesses 39Weakness - Disclosure Issues 39Vestas Wind Systems A/S - Opportunities 40Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Wind Power Market 40Opportunity - Strategic Investment 40Opportunity - Strategic Growth Initiatives 40Vestas Wind Systems A/S - Threats 41Threat - Stringent Government Regulations 41Threat - Evolving Technological Environment 41Threat - Competitive Pressures 41Vestas Wind Systems A/S - Key Competitors 42Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 43Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 43Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 44Performance Chart 46Financial Performance 46Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 47Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 48Section 4 – Company’s Power Financial Deals and Alliances 49Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 49Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 50Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 51Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 52Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Recent Deals Summary 53Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 54Mar 31, 2015: Vestas wins 21 MW order in Costa Rica 54Mar 31, 2015: Vestas receives 23 MW turbine order in Finland 55Mar 31, 2015: Vestas secures 53 MW turbine order in Finland 56Mar 31, 2015: Vestas secures its fourth announced order in China this year 57Mar 26, 2015: Vestas receives 40 MW order in U.S. state of Maine 58Mar 25, 2015: Vestas wins 36 MW Danish wind turbine project 59Mar 24, 2015: Construction begins on US$117.5 million Kiyu wind farm, Uruguay 60Mar 23, 2015: European Energy concludes purchase of 11 Vestas V117 turbines 61Mar 20, 2015: Vestas wins 122 MW order in Sweden 62Mar 19, 2015: Vestas receives 48 MW order in China 63Section 6 – Appendix 64Methodology 64Ratio Definitions 64About GlobalData 68Contact Us 68Disclaimer 68List of TablesVestas Wind Systems A/S, Key Facts 6Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Key Employees 7Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Key Employee Biographies 8Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Major Products and Services 10Vestas Wind Systems A/S, History 12Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Other Locations 31Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Subsidiaries 32Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Key Competitors 42Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Ratios based on current share price 43Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Annual Ratios 44Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Interim Ratios 47Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 49Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 50Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 51Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 52Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Recent Deals Summary 53Currency Codes 64Units 64Capital Market Ratios 64Equity Ratios 65Profitability Ratios 65Cost Ratios 66Liquidity Ratios 66Leverage Ratios 67Efficiency Ratios 67List of FiguresVestas Wind Systems A/S, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 46Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Ratio Charts 48Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 49Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 50Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 51Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 52