SMA Solar Technology AG (S92) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2016 |    No of Pages: 50 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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SMA Solar Technology AG (S92) - 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.

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- 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.

Highlights

SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) develops, produces, and sells PV inverters, transformers, choke coils, monitoring and energy management systems for PV systems and power electronic components for railway technology. The company supplies central inverters and system solutions to the global market for large-scale PV power plants. Its product line includes solar inverters, battery inverters, medium voltage stations, system solution and packages, DC technology, monitoring and control products and planning software. It also offers various services such as project support and commissioning, warranty services, service and maintenance contracts, spare parts business and operational management and remote system monitoring. It has modern production sites in Niestetal and Kassel, Germany; Denver, the US; Mississauga near Toronto, Canada; Yangzhong, China; and Cape Town, South Africa. It has a competence center for coils in Zabierzow, Poland. SMA is headquartered in Neistetal, Germany.

SMA Solar Technology AG Key Recent Developments

Apr 25, 2016: Intersolar Europe 2016: SMA Presents Innovative System Solutions That Pay Off
Mar 30, 2016: 2015 Results: SMA Solar Technology AG Completes Company Transformation and Returns to Sales Growth and Profitability Faster than Expected
Mar 17, 2016: SMA and TesVolt Collaborate in the Battery-Storage System Sector
Mar 03, 2016: SMA launches the world's first medium voltage station for string inverters
Feb 11, 2016: SMA collaborates with Tennet for better solar power feed in predictions

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
SMA Solar Technology AG - Key Facts 6
SMA Solar Technology AG - Key Employees 7
SMA Solar Technology AG - Key Employee Biographies 8
SMA Solar Technology AG - Major Products and Services 9
SMA Solar Technology AG - History 10
SMA Solar Technology AG - Company Statement 14
SMA Solar Technology AG - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Section 2 - Company Analysis 19
SMA Solar Technology AG - Business Description 19
SMA Solar Technology AG - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
SMA Solar Technology AG - Strengths 20
Strength - Cost Efficiency 20
Strength - Increasing Net Working Capital 20
Strength - Focused Research & Development 20
SMA Solar Technology AG - Weaknesses 21
Weakness - Increasing Trade Receivables 21
SMA Solar Technology AG - Opportunities 22
Opportunity - Position in Growth Markets 22
Opportunity - New Products 22
Opportunity - Strategic Partnerships 22
SMA Solar Technology AG - Threats 23
Threat - Decline in PV Market: Germany 23
Threat - Competitive Landscape 23
Threat - Rapid Technological Changes 23
SMA Solar Technology AG - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26
Performance Chart 28
Financial Performance 28
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 30
Section 4 - Company's Power Financial Deals and Alliances 31
SMA Solar Technology AG, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 31
SMA Solar Technology AG, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 32
SMA Solar Technology AG, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 33
SMA Solar Technology AG, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 34
SMA Solar Technology AG, Recent Deals Summary 35
Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 36
Mar 30, 2016: 2015 Results: SMA Solar Technology AG Completes Company Transformation and Returns to Sales Growth and Profitability Faster than Expected 36
Mar 17, 2016: SMA and TesVolt Collaborate in the Battery-Storage System Sector 37
Mar 03, 2016: SMA launches the world's first medium voltage station for string inverters 38
Feb 11, 2016: SMA collaborates with Tennet for better solar power feed in predictions 39
Feb 08, 2016: SMA Solar Technology AG Establishes New PV Subsidiary in Brazil 40
Feb 02, 2016: SMA collaborates with Daimler subsidiary ACCUMOTIVE in the field of storage solutions 41
Jan 29, 2016: SMA Managing Board expects considerable Earnings with Sales of €950 Million to €1,050 Million in 2016 42
Jan 26, 2016: SMA Exceeds Sales and Earnings Guidance for 2015 according to provisional figures 43
Jan 18, 2016: SMA launches cost-effective and flexible inverter for High-Voltage batteries 44
Jan 14, 2016: SMA Further Expands Successful Commercial Lineup with 30 kW Sunny Tripower 45
Section 6 - Appendix 46
Methodology 46
Ratio Definitions 46
About GlobalData 50
Contact Us 50
Disclaimer 50

List of Tables
SMA Solar Technology AG, Key Facts 6
SMA Solar Technology AG, Key Employees 7
SMA Solar Technology AG, Key Employee Biographies 8
SMA Solar Technology AG, Major Products and Services 9
SMA Solar Technology AG, History 10
SMA Solar Technology AG, Subsidiaries 16
SMA Solar Technology AG, Key Competitors 24
SMA Solar Technology AG, Ratios based on current share price 25
SMA Solar Technology AG, Annual Ratios 26
SMA Solar Technology AG, Interim Ratios 29
SMA Solar Technology AG, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 31
SMA Solar Technology AG, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 32
SMA Solar Technology AG, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 33
SMA Solar Technology AG, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 34
SMA Solar Technology AG, Recent Deals Summary 35
Currency Codes 46
Capital Market Ratios 46
Equity Ratios 47
Profitability Ratios 47
Cost Ratios 48
Liquidity Ratios 48
Leverage Ratios 49
Efficiency Ratios 49

List of Figures
SMA Solar Technology AG, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 28
SMA Solar Technology AG, Ratio Charts 30
SMA Solar Technology AG, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 31
SMA Solar Technology AG, Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 32
SMA Solar Technology AG, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 33
SMA Solar Technology AG, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 34


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