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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.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.HighlightsSMA 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 DevelopmentsApr 25, 2016: Intersolar Europe 2016: SMA Presents Innovative System Solutions That Pay OffMar 30, 2016: 2015 Results: SMA Solar Technology AG Completes Company Transformation and Returns to Sales Growth and Profitability Faster than ExpectedMar 17, 2016: SMA and TesVolt Collaborate in the Battery-Storage System SectorMar 03, 2016: SMA launches the world's first medium voltage station for string invertersFeb 11, 2016: SMA collaborates with Tennet for better solar power feed in predictionsKey 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. 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Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2 List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6SMA Solar Technology AG - Key Facts 6SMA Solar Technology AG - Key Employees 7SMA Solar Technology AG - Key Employee Biographies 8SMA Solar Technology AG - Major Products and Services 9SMA Solar Technology AG - History 10SMA Solar Technology AG - Company Statement 14SMA Solar Technology AG - Locations And Subsidiaries 16Head Office 16Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16Section 2 - Company Analysis 19SMA Solar Technology AG - Business Description 19SMA Solar Technology AG - SWOT Analysis 20SWOT Analysis - Overview 20SMA Solar Technology AG - Strengths 20Strength - Cost Efficiency 20Strength - Increasing Net Working Capital 20Strength - Focused Research & Development 20SMA Solar Technology AG - Weaknesses 21Weakness - Increasing Trade Receivables 21SMA Solar Technology AG - Opportunities 22Opportunity - Position in Growth Markets 22Opportunity - New Products 22Opportunity - Strategic Partnerships 22SMA Solar Technology AG - Threats 23Threat - Decline in PV Market: Germany 23Threat - Competitive Landscape 23Threat - Rapid Technological Changes 23SMA Solar Technology AG - Key Competitors 24Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26Performance Chart 28Financial Performance 28Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 29Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 30Section 4 - Company's Power Financial Deals and Alliances 31SMA Solar Technology AG, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 31SMA Solar Technology AG, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 32SMA Solar Technology AG, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 33SMA Solar Technology AG, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 34SMA Solar Technology AG, Recent Deals Summary 35Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 36Mar 30, 2016: 2015 Results: SMA Solar Technology AG Completes Company Transformation and Returns to Sales Growth and Profitability Faster than Expected 36Mar 17, 2016: SMA and TesVolt Collaborate in the Battery-Storage System Sector 37Mar 03, 2016: SMA launches the world's first medium voltage station for string inverters 38Feb 11, 2016: SMA collaborates with Tennet for better solar power feed in predictions 39Feb 08, 2016: SMA Solar Technology AG Establishes New PV Subsidiary in Brazil 40Feb 02, 2016: SMA collaborates with Daimler subsidiary ACCUMOTIVE in the field of storage solutions 41Jan 29, 2016: SMA Managing Board expects considerable Earnings with Sales of €950 Million to €1,050 Million in 2016 42Jan 26, 2016: SMA Exceeds Sales and Earnings Guidance for 2015 according to provisional figures 43Jan 18, 2016: SMA launches cost-effective and flexible inverter for High-Voltage batteries 44Jan 14, 2016: SMA Further Expands Successful Commercial Lineup with 30 kW Sunny Tripower 45Section 6 - Appendix 46Methodology 46Ratio Definitions 46About GlobalData 50Contact Us 50Disclaimer 50List of TablesSMA Solar Technology AG, Key Facts 6SMA Solar Technology AG, Key Employees 7SMA Solar Technology AG, Key Employee Biographies 8SMA Solar Technology AG, Major Products and Services 9SMA Solar Technology AG, History 10SMA Solar Technology AG, Subsidiaries 16SMA Solar Technology AG, Key Competitors 24SMA Solar Technology AG, Ratios based on current share price 25SMA Solar Technology AG, Annual Ratios 26SMA Solar Technology AG, Interim Ratios 29SMA Solar Technology AG, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 31SMA Solar Technology AG, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 32SMA Solar Technology AG, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 33SMA Solar Technology AG, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 34SMA Solar Technology AG, Recent Deals Summary 35Currency Codes 46Capital Market Ratios 46Equity Ratios 47Profitability Ratios 47Cost Ratios 48Liquidity Ratios 48Leverage Ratios 49Efficiency Ratios 49List of FiguresSMA Solar Technology AG, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 28SMA Solar Technology AG, Ratio Charts 30SMA Solar Technology AG, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 31SMA Solar Technology AG, Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 32SMA Solar Technology AG, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 33SMA Solar Technology AG, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 34