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REC Silicon ASA (REC) - 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.HighlightsREC Silicon ASA (REC Silicon), formerly Renewable Energy Corporation ASA, produces advanced silicon materials. It offers solar grade polysilicon, electronic grade polysilicon, and silicon gases. Its products find application in the solar and electronics industries in the production of wafers, thin film PV, LCD displays and semiconductors. The company operates two manufacturing facilities in the US. It sells solar grade polysilicon, semiconductor grade silicon and silicon gases in China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and the US. REC Silicon is headquartered in Moses Lake, Washington, the US.
The company strives to expand its presence in its major markets. In line with this strategy, the company’s subsidiaries, REC Silicon AS and REC Silicon Inc, entered into agreements with Shaanxi Non-Ferrous Tian Hong New Energy Co., Ltd. in a joint venture partnership aimed at expanding its operations in China.REC Silicon ASA Key Recent DevelopmentsMay 06, 2015: REC Silicon ASA's first quarter 2015 resultsMar 31, 2015: REC Group Wins First Major Contract for New TwinPeak Series Solar Panels with Tucson Electric Power’s Residential Solar ProgramMar 18, 2015: Energy Collaboration to Benefit Singapore Businesses with New Green Energy SolutionMar 16, 2015: REC’s extended 12-year product warranty also available for commercial &industrial installations up to 500 kilowattsFeb 13, 2015: REC Silicon ASA's fourth quarter 2014 resultsKey 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 5REC Silicon ASA - Key Facts 6REC Silicon ASA - Key Employees 7REC Silicon ASA - Key Employee Biographies 8REC Silicon ASA - Major Products and Services 9REC Silicon ASA - History 10REC Silicon ASA - Company Statement 15REC Silicon ASA - Locations And Subsidiaries 16Head Office 16Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16Section 2 – Company Analysis 17REC Silicon ASA - Business Description 17REC Silicon ASA - Corporate Strategy 18REC Silicon ASA - SWOT Analysis 19SWOT Analysis - Overview 19REC Silicon ASA - Strengths 19Strength - Focused Research & Development Activities 19Strength - Leading Market Position 19Strength - Business Perfromance: REC Silicon 19REC Silicon ASA - Weaknesses 20Weakness - Increase in Operational Costs 20REC Silicon ASA - Opportunities 21Opportunity - Joint Ventures 21Opportunity - New Contracts 21Opportunity - Growth in Solar PV: the US 21REC Silicon ASA - Threats 22Threat - Dependence on Major Customers 22Threat - PV Incentives Cut 22Threat - Competitive Environment 22REC Silicon ASA - Key Competitors 23Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25Performance Chart 27Financial Performance 27Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29Section 4 – Company’s Power Financial Deals and Alliances 30REC Silicon ASA, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30REC Silicon ASA, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31REC Silicon ASA, Recent Deals Summary 32Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 33May 06, 2015: REC Silicon ASA's first quarter 2015 results 33Mar 31, 2015: REC Group Wins First Major Contract for New TwinPeak Series Solar Panels with Tucson Electric Power’s Residential Solar Program 34Mar 18, 2015: Energy Collaboration to Benefit Singapore Businesses with New Green Energy Solution 35Mar 16, 2015: REC’s extended 12-year product warranty also available for commercial &industrial installations up to 500 kilowatts 36Feb 13, 2015: REC Silicon ASA's fourth quarter 2014 results 37Dec 23, 2014: REC Solar ASA: Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting 38Nov 04, 2014: REC Silicon ASA's third quarter 2014 results 39Aug 26, 2014: REC Solar ASA: REC Group Wins its Largest U.S. Utility-Scale Order to Date Totaling 85MW 40Jul 18, 2014: REC Silicon ASA's second quarter 2014 results 41Jul 10, 2014: Vice President of Investor Relations to Join REC Silicon in August 42Section 6 – Appendix 43Methodology 43Ratio Definitions 43About GlobalData 47Contact Us 47Disclaimer 47List of TablesREC Silicon ASA, Key Facts 6REC Silicon ASA, Key Employees 7REC Silicon ASA, Key Employee Biographies 8REC Silicon ASA, Major Products and Services 9REC Silicon ASA, History 10REC Silicon ASA, Other Locations 16REC Silicon ASA, Subsidiaries 16REC Silicon ASA, Key Competitors 23REC Silicon ASA, Ratios based on current share price 24REC Silicon ASA, Annual Ratios 25REC Silicon ASA, Interim Ratios 28REC Silicon ASA, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30REC Silicon ASA, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31REC Silicon ASA, Recent Deals Summary 32Currency Codes 43Capital Market Ratios 43Equity Ratios 44Profitability Ratios 44Cost Ratios 45Liquidity Ratios 45Leverage Ratios 46Efficiency Ratios 46List of FiguresREC Silicon ASA, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 27REC Silicon ASA, Ratio Charts 29REC Silicon ASA, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30REC Silicon ASA, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31