Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (ASTI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2015 |    No of Pages: 47 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (ASTI) - 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

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (Ascent solar) is a development stage solar PV company. It offers manufacturing and commercializing of thin-film photovoltaic modules using Copper Indium-Gallium-Diselenide (CIGS) semiconductor material. Some of its flagship products include EnerPlex Compact and Flexible Solar Chargers, EnerPlex Ruggedized Heavy-Duty Solar Chargers and WaveSol Mobile. The company also provides various custom solutions such as customization of voltage, module size, current, form factor and flexibility among others. Ascent Solar offers its products to building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV), defense and military, vehicles and transportation, electronic integrated photovoltaic (EIPV), and space and near-space. Ascent Solar is headquartered in Thornton, Colorado, the US.

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Jul 14, 2015: Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. Selects PCG Advisory Group for Investor & Corporate Relations
Jul 08, 2015: Ascent Solar Announces Preliminary Q2-2015 Revenue of $2.2M, Approximately 233% Growth over Q1-2015
Jul 06, 2015: EnerPlex Launches Aggressive European Expansion, Products Now Available in 172 Maplin Electronics Stores across the United Kingdom
Jun 08, 2015: EnerPlex Products Now Available at Select Sports Authority Stores
May 18, 2015: Ascent Solar Provides Financial Update and Reiterates Full-Year Revenue Guidance of $10M - $12M or 100% Growth Over 2014

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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
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. - Key Facts 6
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. - Key Employees 7
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. - History 10
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. - Company Statement 16
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 18
Head Office 18
Section 2 – Company Analysis 19
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. - Business Description 19
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 20
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 21
SWOT Analysis - Overview 21
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. - Strengths 21
Strength - Focus on Research and Development Activity 21
Strength - Pioneer in CIGS Technology 21
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. - Weaknesses 22
Weakness - Cost Efficiency 22
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. - Opportunities 23
Opportunity - New Launches 23
Opportunity - Strategic Initaitives 23
Opportunity - Growth in Solar PV: the US 23
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. - Threats 24
Threat - Competitive Landscape 24
Threat - Stringent Regulatory Environment 24
Threat - Vulnerability of Intellectual Property 24
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. - Key Competitors 25
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27
Performance Chart 28
Financial Performance 28
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29
Section 4 – Company's Power Financial Deals and Alliances 30
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 32
Section 5 – Company's Recent Developments 33
Jul 14, 2015: Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. Selects PCG Advisory Group for Investor & Corporate Relations 33
Jul 08, 2015: Ascent Solar Announces Preliminary Q2-2015 Revenue of $2.2M, Approximately 233% Growth over Q1-2015 34
Jul 06, 2015: EnerPlex Launches Aggressive European Expansion, Products Now Available in 172 Maplin Electronics Stores across the United Kingdom 35
Jun 08, 2015: EnerPlex Products Now Available at Select Sports Authority Stores 36
May 18, 2015: Ascent Solar Provides Financial Update and Reiterates Full-Year Revenue Guidance of $10M - $12M or 100% Growth Over 2014 37
Apr 27, 2015: EnerPlex Products Now Available at Cabela's Retail Outlets and Online 38
Apr 13, 2015: Ascent Solar Begins the Supply of Lightweight Flexible Solar Panels for the Commercially-Produced Silent Falcon™ Unmanned Aircraft 39
Mar 18, 2015: Ascent Solar Reports FY2014 Results and Provides Revenue Guidance for FY2015 Projecting $10-$12 Million, Over 100% Growth 40
Mar 09, 2015: Ascent Solar Adds Depth to Senior Management, Rafael Gutierrez Joins Company as COO 41
Mar 06, 2015: Ascent Solar's EnerPlex Brand Launches with Micro Center 42
Section 6 – Appendix 43
Methodology 43
Ratio Definitions 43
About GlobalData 47
Contact Us 47
Disclaimer 47

List of Tables

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., Key Facts 6
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., Key Employees 7
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., History 10
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., Key Competitors 25
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 26
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., Annual Ratios 27
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 32
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

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 28
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., Ratio Charts 29
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31


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