Lightbridge Corporation (LTBR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jul, 2015 |    No of Pages: 47 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Lightbridge Corporation (LTBR) - 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.

Highlights

Lightbridge Corporation (Lightbridge) is a nuclear fuel technology company, which develops proprietary, proliferation resistant, next generation nuclear fuel technologies for nuclear reactor systems. It also provides a wide range of advisory services for established and emerging nuclear programs. The company's consultants offer strategic advice and expertise across an array of disciplines such as nuclear reactor procurement and deployment, regulatory affairs, reactor and fuel technology and international relations. Lightbridge offer its services to governments and commercial entities to establish and expand nuclear industry capabilities and infrastructure. The company's wholly owned subsidiaries are Thorium Power, Inc. and Lightbridge International Holding, LLC. Lightbridge is headquartered in Mclean, Virginia, the US.

Lightbridge Corporation Key Recent Developments

Jun 04, 2015: South Korea Grants Lightbridge Key Patent for Metallic Nuclear Fuel Design
May 18, 2015: Formal Expression of Interest in Lightbridge Metallic Fuel Submitted to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission by Four Major U.S. Utilities
May 07, 2015: Lightbridge Announces Nuclear Fuel Development Update and 2015 First Quarter Financial Results
Apr 13, 2015: Lightbridge Regains Compliance With NASDAQ Continued Listing Requirements
Mar 25, 2015: Lightbridge Announces Nuclear Fuel Development Update and 2014 Financial Results

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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
Lightbridge Corporation - Key Facts 6
Lightbridge Corporation - Key Employees 7
Lightbridge Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8
Lightbridge Corporation - Major Products and Services 9
Lightbridge Corporation - History 10
Lightbridge Corporation - Company Statement 12
Lightbridge Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 – Company Analysis 15
Lightbridge Corporation - Business Description 15
Lightbridge Corporation - Corporate Strategy 16
Lightbridge Corporation - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
Lightbridge Corporation - Strengths 17
Strength - Lead Segment - Consulting 17
Strength - Patent Portfolio 17
Strength - Nuclear Fuel Technology 17
Lightbridge Corporation - Weaknesses 18
Weakness - Lack of Vertical Integration 18
Weakness - Declining Operational Performance 18
Lightbridge Corporation - Opportunities 19
Opportunity - Nuclear Power Industry 19
Opportunity - Research and Development Project 19
Opportunity - Target Market 19
Lightbridge Corporation - Threats 20
Threat - Barriers to Industry Wide Adoption 20
Threat - Competitive Product Substitutes 20
Threat - Dependence on Government 20
Lightbridge Corporation - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 24
Financial Performance 24
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 26
Section 4 – Company’s Power Financial Deals and Alliances 27
Lightbridge Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 27
Lightbridge Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 28
Lightbridge Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 29
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 30
Jun 04, 2015: South Korea Grants Lightbridge Key Patent for Metallic Nuclear Fuel Design 30
May 18, 2015: Formal Expression of Interest in Lightbridge Metallic Fuel Submitted to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission by Four Major U.S. Utilities 31
May 07, 2015: Lightbridge Announces Nuclear Fuel Development Update and 2015 First Quarter Financial Results 33
Apr 13, 2015: Lightbridge Regains Compliance With NASDAQ Continued Listing Requirements 35
Mar 25, 2015: Lightbridge Announces Nuclear Fuel Development Update and 2014 Financial Results 36
Mar 18, 2015: Lightbridge is Well Positioned to Improve Economics, Safety of Growing, Global Commercial Nuclear Power Market 38
Nov 19, 2014: Lightbridge Announces 2014 Third Quarter Business Update 39
Nov 12, 2014: Lightbridge to Host November 20 Conference Call and Webcast on 2014 Third Quarter Business Update and Financial Results 40
Oct 27, 2014: Lightbridge Chairman Meets with Vietnam Leaders to Discuss Development of Vietnam Civil Nuclear Program 41
Oct 23, 2014: Signing ceremony for co-operation Agreement between PECC1 and Lightbridge Corporation 42
Section 6 – Appendix 43
Methodology 43
Ratio Definitions 43
About GlobalData 47
Contact Us 47
Disclaimer 47

List of Tables

Lightbridge Corporation, Key Facts 6
Lightbridge Corporation, Key Employees 7
Lightbridge Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8
Lightbridge Corporation, Major Products and Services 9
Lightbridge Corporation, History 10
Lightbridge Corporation, Subsidiaries 14
Lightbridge Corporation, Key Competitors 21
Lightbridge Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 22
Lightbridge Corporation, Annual Ratios 23
Lightbridge Corporation, Interim Ratios 25
Lightbridge Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 27
Lightbridge Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 28
Lightbridge Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 29
Currency Codes 43
Capital Market Ratios 43
Equity Ratios 44
Profitability Ratios 44
Cost Ratios 45
Liquidity Ratios 45
Leverage Ratios 46
Efficiency Ratios 46

List of Figures

Lightbridge Corporation, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 24
Lightbridge Corporation, Ratio Charts 26
Lightbridge Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 27
Lightbridge Corporation, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 28


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