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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. The company has a geographically diversified pipeline of utility-scale power projects. 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 Ontario, Canada.Canadian Solar Inc. Key Recent DevelopmentsNov 03, 2016: Canadian Solar Supplies 5.74 MW of PV Modules to Agricultural Projects in CaliforniaOct 12, 2016: Canadian Solar donated solar panels to the mini-grid system in Congo's Virunga National ParkOct 11, 2016: Canadian Solar and EDF Energies Nouvelles to partner and start construction of a 191.5 MWp solar energy project in BrazilSep 28, 2016: canadian solar wins arena funding for 47mwp solar power projects in australiaSep 21, 2016: Canadian Solar Secures US$100 Million Guarantee Facility from Export Development CanadaKey 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 6Canadian Solar Inc. - Key Facts 6Canadian Solar Inc. - Key Employees 7Canadian Solar Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8Canadian Solar Inc. - Major Products and Services 9Canadian Solar Inc. - History 10Canadian Solar Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 22Head Office 22Other Locations & Subsidiaries 22Joint Venture 24Section 2 - Company Analysis 25Canadian Solar Inc. - Business Description 25Business Description - Energy 25Energy - Overview 25Canadian Solar Inc. - Corporate Strategy 26Canadian Solar Inc. - SWOT Analysis 27SWOT Analysis - Overview 27Canadian Solar Inc. - Strengths 27Canadian Solar Inc. - Weaknesses 28Canadian Solar Inc. - Opportunities 29Canadian Solar Inc. - Threats 30Canadian Solar Inc. - Key Competitors 31Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 32Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 32Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 33Performance Chart 35Financial Performance 35Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 36Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 37Section 4 - Company's Power Financial Deals and Alliances 38Canadian Solar Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 38Canadian Solar Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 39Canadian Solar Inc., Recent Deals Summary 40Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 41Nov 03, 2016: Canadian Solar Supplies 5.74 MW of PV Modules to Agricultural Projects in California 41Oct 12, 2016: Canadian Solar donated solar panels to the mini-grid system in Congo's Virunga National Park 42Sep 28, 2016: canadian solar wins arena funding for 47mwp solar power projects in australia 43Sep 21, 2016: Canadian Solar Secures US$100 Million Guarantee Facility from Export Development Canada 44Sep 21, 2016: SECI unveils bidders for 450MW solar energy auction in Maharashtra, India 45Sep 20, 2016: Canadian Solar lays off 130 employees at solar module plant Guelph, Ontario 46Sep 13, 2016: Canadian Solar deploys Ampt's DC optimizers at 33MW solar plant 47Sep 06, 2016: Canadian Solar Signs Distribution Agreement with DM Solar in Mexico 48Aug 18, 2016: Canadian Solar Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results 49Aug 08, 2016: Canadian Solar signs PPA for 63MWp solar project in Mexico 54Section 6 - Appendix 55Methodology 55Ratio Definitions 55About GlobalData 59Contact Us 59Disclaimer 59List of TablesCanadian Solar Inc., Key Facts 6Canadian Solar Inc., Key Employees 7Canadian Solar Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8Canadian Solar Inc., Major Products and Services 9Canadian Solar Inc., History 10Canadian Solar Inc., Other Locations 22Canadian Solar Inc., Subsidiaries 22Canadian Solar Inc., Joint Venture 24Canadian Solar Inc., Key Competitors 31Canadian Solar Inc., Ratios based on current share price 32Canadian Solar Inc., Annual Ratios 33Canadian Solar Inc., Interim Ratios 36Canadian Solar Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 38Canadian Solar Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 39Canadian Solar Inc., Recent Deals Summary 40Currency Codes 55Capital Market Ratios 55Equity Ratios 56Profitability Ratios 56Cost Ratios 57Liquidity Ratios 57Leverage Ratios 58Efficiency Ratios 58List of FiguresCanadian Solar Inc., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 35Canadian Solar Inc., Ratio Charts 37Canadian Solar Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 38Canadian Solar Inc., Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 39