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American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the companys businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the companys 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 companys operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy Analysts summarization of the companys business strategy.- SWOT Analysis A detailed analysis of the companys 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.HighlightsAmerican Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) is a power technology company that designs and manufactures power systems. It offers megawatt-scale wind turbine designs and electrical control systems. The product line of the company includes fault current limiters, generator and drivetrain solutions, HTS wire, power converters, power quality solutions and superconductor cable systems, among others. It offers solutions such as turbine controls and systems, turbine designs, utility reactive power solutions, wind services and network planning and applications. The company provides advanced engineering, support services and power electronics products to wind turbine manufacturers. AMSC enables electric utilities and renewable energy project developers to connect, transmit and distribute power through transmission planning services and power electronics and superconductor-based products. The company has operational presence in Asia, Australia, Europe and North America. AMSC is headquartered in Devens, Massachusetts, the US.American Superconductor Corporation Key Recent DevelopmentsMay 31, 2016: AMSC Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business OutlookMay 09, 2016: AMSC Announces D-VAR System Orders for the Electric Grid in AustraliaMar 30, 2016: AMSC Amperium Wire Used in Nexans' Recent Superconducting Fault Current Limiter InstallationsMar 08, 2016: AMSC and BASF Form Strategic Relationship to Develop Lower Cost Superconductor WireMar 07, 2016: AMSC Announces $10 Million in D-VAR System Orders in North AmericaKey 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 companys 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 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6American Superconductor Corporation - Key Facts 6American Superconductor Corporation - Key Employees 7American Superconductor Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8American Superconductor Corporation - Major Products and Services 9American Superconductor Corporation - History 10American Superconductor Corporation - Company Statement 15American Superconductor Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 17Head Office 17Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17Section 2 Company Analysis 19American Superconductor Corporation - Business Description 19American Superconductor Corporation - Corporate Strategy 20American Superconductor Corporation - SWOT Analysis 21SWOT Analysis - Overview 21American Superconductor Corporation - Strengths 21Strength - Patent Portfolio 21Strength - Business Performance: Wind Segment 21Strength - Increasing Working Capital 21American Superconductor Corporation - Weaknesses 22Weakness - Operating Performance 22American Superconductor Corporation - Opportunities 23Opportunity - Strategic Agreements 23Opportunity - Growth in Demand for Wind Energy: the US 23Opportunity - Business Contracts 23American Superconductor Corporation - Threats 24Threat - Change in Government Supportive Policies 24Threat - Competitive Landscape 24Threat - Change in Technological Trends 24American Superconductor Corporation - Key Competitors 25Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26Performance Chart 27Financial Performance 27Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29Section 4 Companys Power Financial Deals and Alliances 30American Superconductor Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 30American Superconductor Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 31American Superconductor Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 32American Superconductor Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 33American Superconductor Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 34Section 5 Companys Recent Developments 35May 31, 2016: AMSC Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Outlook 35May 09, 2016: AMSC Announces D-VAR System Orders for the Electric Grid in Australia 36Mar 30, 2016: AMSC Amperium Wire Used in Nexans' Recent Superconducting Fault Current Limiter Installations 37Mar 08, 2016: AMSC and BASF Form Strategic Relationship to Develop Lower Cost Superconductor Wire 38Mar 07, 2016: AMSC Announces $10 Million in D-VAR System Orders in North America 39Feb 09, 2016: AMSC Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Outlook 40Feb 09, 2016: AMSC Selects Nexans for Resilient Electric Grid Cable Qualification 41Dec 17, 2015: AMSC Announces $210M Strategic Agreements With Inox Wind Limited 42Dec 09, 2015: AMSC Announces Improved Third Quarter Financial Outlook 43Nov 03, 2015: AMSC Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2015 Financial Results and Provides Business Outlook 44Section 6 Appendix 45Methodology 45Ratio Definitions 45About GlobalData 49Contact Us 49Disclaimer 49List of TablesAmerican Superconductor Corporation, Key Facts 6American Superconductor Corporation, Key Employees 7American Superconductor Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8American Superconductor Corporation, Major Products and Services 9American Superconductor Corporation, History 10American Superconductor Corporation, Other Locations 17American Superconductor Corporation, Subsidiaries 17American Superconductor Corporation, Key Competitors 25American Superconductor Corporation, Annual Ratios 26American Superconductor Corporation, Interim Ratios 28American Superconductor Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 30American Superconductor Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 31American Superconductor Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 32American Superconductor Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 33American Superconductor Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 34Currency Codes 45Capital Market Ratios 45Equity Ratios 46Profitability Ratios 46Cost Ratios 47Liquidity Ratios 47Leverage Ratios 48Efficiency Ratios 48List of FiguresAmerican Superconductor Corporation, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 27American Superconductor Corporation, Ratio Charts 29American Superconductor Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 30American Superconductor Corporation, Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 31American Superconductor Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 32American Superconductor Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 33