PowerFilm, Inc. (PFLM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jul, 2015 |    No of Pages: 38 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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PowerFilm, Inc. (PFLM) - 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.


PowerFilm, Inc. (PowerFilm) is a solar technology company, which carries out the development, manufacturing and marketing of diversified line of solar products. It produces a wide range of solar products, including foldable and rollable solar panels, modules, solar chargers, marine solar panels, power packs and solar golf cart kits. The company also offers customized products that meet the requirements of original equipment manufacturer (OEM). PowerFilm has extensive experience in semiconductor and solar energy research and development. It utilizes major solar technologies such as roll-to-roll manufacturing, polymer substrate and thin film amorphous silicon. PoweFilm is headquartered in Ames, Iowa, the US.

PowerFilm, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Mar 30, 2015: PowerFilm Announces Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2014
Dec 05, 2013: PowerFilm Rick Brimeyer Elected Non-Executive Chairman
Aug 22, 2013: PowerFilm, Inc. - PowerFilm Reports 2013 First Half Results
Aug 19, 2013: PowerFilm, Inc. - 2013 First Half Results Announcement Date
May 22, 2013: Bushnell Outdoor Products Strategic Relationship and Product Launch

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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
PowerFilm, Inc. - Key Facts 6
PowerFilm, Inc. - Key Employees 7
PowerFilm, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
PowerFilm, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
PowerFilm, Inc. - History 10
PowerFilm, Inc. - Company Statement 12
PowerFilm, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13
Section 2 – Company Analysis 14
PowerFilm, Inc. - Business Description 14
PowerFilm, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 15
PowerFilm, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 16
SWOT Analysis - Overview 16
PowerFilm, Inc. - Strengths 16
Strength - Innovative Products 16
Strength - Leading Position 16
PowerFilm, Inc. - Weaknesses 17
Weakness - Declining Sales 17
PowerFilm, Inc. - Opportunities 18
Opportunity - Potential Growth in the Solar PV Market 18
Opportunity - Strategic Agreements 18
Opportunity - New Developments 18
PowerFilm, Inc. - Threats 19
Threat - Intense Competition 19
Threat - Raw Material Risk 19
Threat - Growing Market for Other Energy Alternatives 19
PowerFilm, Inc. - Key Competitors 20
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 22
Performance Chart 23
Financial Performance 23
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 25
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 26
Mar 30, 2015: PowerFilm Announces Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2014 26
Nov 18, 2014: PowerFilm, Inc. Announces New Distributor in Italy, Austria and Germany 29
Oct 29, 2014: PowerFilm Solar Charges Signal Snowboard 30
Sep 02, 2014: PowerFilm Reports 2014 First Half Results 31
Aug 27, 2014: PowerFilm Announces Military Contracts 32
Mar 24, 2014: PowerFilm Announces Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2013 33
Section 5 – Appendix 34
Methodology 34
Ratio Definitions 34
About GlobalData 38
Contact Us 38
Disclaimer 38

List of Tables

PowerFilm, Inc., Key Facts 6
PowerFilm, Inc., Key Employees 7
PowerFilm, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
PowerFilm, Inc., Major Products and Services 9
PowerFilm, Inc., History 10
PowerFilm, Inc., Subsidiaries 13
PowerFilm, Inc., Key Competitors 20
PowerFilm, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 21
PowerFilm, Inc., Annual Ratios 22
PowerFilm, Inc., Interim Ratios 24
Currency Codes 34
Capital Market Ratios 34
Equity Ratios 35
Profitability Ratios 35
Cost Ratios 36
Liquidity Ratios 36
Leverage Ratios 37
Efficiency Ratios 37

List of Figures

PowerFilm, Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 23
PowerFilm, Inc., Ratio Charts 25

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