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Canadian Solar Inc. (CSIQ) - 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.HighlightsCanadian Solar Inc. (Canadian Solar) is a manufacturer of solar photovoltaic modules and a provider of solar energy solutions. It designs, develops and manufactures solar photovoltaic modules. The product portfolio of the company includes solar ingots, wafers, solar cells, solar modules, solar power systems and specialized solar products. Canadian Solar also conducts solar power project development and sales, and provides EPC services, O&M services and sales of solar system kits. It has manufacturing facilities in Canada and China. The company markets its products to diverse customers in various markets including Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Czech Republic, China, the US, Canada, Japan and India. Canadian Solar is headquartered in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.Canadian Solar Inc. Key Recent DevelopmentsAug 14,2017: Canadian Solar Reports Second Quarter 2017 ResultsAug 10,2017: EDF Energies Nouvelles partners with Canadian Solar for a 92.5MWp photovoltaic project in BrazilAug 07,2017: Canadian Solar's and EDF Energies Nouvelles' Pirapora I Project Secures the First Solar Financing from the Brazilian Development BankJul 18,2017: Canadian Solar Energizes 52.5 MWp of Solar Power Plants in JapanJul 04,2017: AUC approves CBA's application to construct and operate 17.6MW solar power plantKey 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 3List of Tables 5List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Canadian Solar Inc. - Key Facts 6Canadian Solar Inc. - Key Employees 7Canadian Solar Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8Canadian Solar Inc. - Major Products and Services 10Canadian Solar Inc. - History 11Canadian Solar Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 12Head Office 12Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12Joint Venture 13Section 2 - Company Analysis 14Canadian Solar Inc. - Business Description 14Business Description - Energy 14Energy - Overview 14Energy - Financials 14Business Description - Module 14Module - Overview 14Module - Financials 15Canadian Solar Inc. - Corporate Strategy 16Canadian Solar Inc. - SWOT Analysis 17SWOT Analysis - Overview 17Canadian Solar Inc. - Strengths 17Canadian Solar Inc. - Weaknesses 18Canadian Solar Inc. - Opportunities 19Canadian Solar Inc. - Threats 20Canadian Solar Inc. - Key Competitors 21Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 22Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23Performance Chart 26Financial Performance 26Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28Section 4 - Company's Power Financial Deals and Alliances 29Canadian Solar Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 29Canadian Solar Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 30Canadian Solar Inc., Recent Deals Summary 31Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 32Aug 14, 2017: Canadian Solar Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results 32Aug 10, 2017: EDF Energies Nouvelles partners with Canadian Solar for a 92.5MWp photovoltaic project in Brazil 37Aug 07, 2017: Canadian Solar's and EDF Energies Nouvelles' Pirapora I Project Secures the First Solar Financing from the Brazilian Development Bank 38Jul 18, 2017: Canadian Solar Energizes 52.5 MWp of Solar Power Plants in Japan 39Jul 04, 2017: AUC approves CBA's application to construct and operate 17.6MW solar power plant 40Jun 22, 2017: EDC to provide project financing for Dubai Solar Park for key contract with Canadian Solar 41Jun 19, 2017: EDF Energies Nouvelles to Partner with Canadian Solar for an Additional 115 MWp of Solar Project in Brazil 42Jun 06, 2017: Canadian Solar Reports First Quarter 2017 Results 43May 31, 2017: Canadian Solar Launches the Latest High Efficiency Poly Modules at Intersolar Europe 2017 48May 30, 2017: Canadian Solar Supplies 268 MW Dymond Modules for the DEWA Project in Dubai 49Section 6 - Appendix 50Methodology 50Ratio Definitions 50About GlobalData 54Contact Us 54Disclaimer 54List of TablesCanadian Solar Inc., Key Facts 6Canadian Solar Inc., Key Employees 7Canadian Solar Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8Canadian Solar Inc., Major Products and Services 10Canadian Solar Inc., History 11Canadian Solar Inc., Other Locations 12Canadian Solar Inc., Subsidiaries 12Canadian Solar Inc., Joint Venture 13Canadian Solar Inc., Key Competitors 21Canadian Solar Inc., Ratios based on current share price 22Canadian Solar Inc., Annual Ratios 23Canadian Solar Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 24Canadian Solar Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 25Canadian Solar Inc., Interim Ratios 27Canadian Solar Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 29Canadian Solar Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 30Canadian Solar Inc., Recent Deals Summary 31Currency Codes 50Capital Market Ratios 50Equity Ratios 51Profitability Ratios 51Cost Ratios 52Liquidity Ratios 52Leverage Ratios 53Efficiency Ratios 53List of FiguresCanadian Solar Inc., Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 26Canadian Solar Inc., Ratio Charts 28Canadian Solar Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 29Canadian Solar Inc., Power, Deals by Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 30