Active Power, Inc. (ACPW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jul, 2015 |    No of Pages: 48 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Active Power, Inc. (ACPW) - 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

Active Power, Inc. (Active Power) is a power systems manufacturing company that designs and manufactures uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems and modular infrastructure solutions (MIS) that provide electrical power continuity and integrated infrastructure platforms for data centers and other mission critical applications. Services offered by the company include infrastructure needs assessment, vetting and validation, system design, deployment and start-up and commissioning. Active Power caters its products and services to customers across a wide range of industries such as, Consumer goods; Aerospace; Education; Healthcare; Transportation; Utility and Pharmaceuticals. The company along with its subsidiaries primarily operates in the US, the UK, Germany, China and Hong Kong. It distributes its products and services through direct and indirect sales force, apart from strategic partnerships with distributors, resellers and OEMs. Active Power is headquartered in Austin, Texas, the US.

Active Power, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Apr 28, 2015: Active Power Reports First Quarter 2015 Results
Apr 01, 2015: Active Power Expands Runtime and Improves Reliability of CleanSource HD UPS
Feb 24, 2015: Active Power Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2014 Results
Feb 17, 2015: Active Power Appoints Peter Gross to Board of Directors
Feb 11, 2015: TCU Deploys Active Power Modular Power Systems to Protect New University Data Center Hall

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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
Active Power, Inc. - Key Facts 6
Active Power, Inc. - Key Employees 7
Active Power, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Active Power, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Active Power, Inc. - History 10
Active Power, Inc. - Company Statement 13
Active Power, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15
Section 2 – Company Analysis 16
Active Power, Inc. - Business Description 16
Active Power, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 17
Active Power, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
Active Power, Inc. - Strengths 18
Strength - Strong Distribution Network 18
Strength - Patent Portfolio 18
Strength - Improvement in Core UPS Business 18
Active Power, Inc. - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Decline in Performance Driven by Decrease in MIS Sales 19
Active Power, Inc. - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 20
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Airline Industry 20
Opportunity - Increasing Demand for Energy 20
Active Power, Inc. - Threats 21
Threat - Rapid Technological Changes 21
Threat - Changes in Laws and Regulations 21
Threat - Increasing Competition 21
Active Power, Inc. - Key Competitors 22
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 24
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
Section 4 – Company’s Power Financial Deals and Alliances 28
Active Power, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 28
Active Power, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
Active Power, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 30
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 31
Apr 28, 2015: Active Power Reports First Quarter 2015 Results 31
Apr 01, 2015: Active Power Expands Runtime and Improves Reliability of CleanSource HD UPS 33
Feb 24, 2015: Active Power Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2014 Results 34
Feb 17, 2015: Active Power Appoints Peter Gross to Board of Directors 36
Feb 11, 2015: TCU Deploys Active Power Modular Power Systems to Protect New University Data Center Hall 37
Jan 15, 2015: University Medical Center Groningen Selects Pon Power to Supply High Density Flywheel UPS to Protect New Data Center in the Netherlands 38
Dec 09, 2014: Capgemini Selects Active Power to Provide Modular Power Infrastructure for UK Data Center Expansion 39
Oct 28, 2014: Active Power Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results 40
Oct 14, 2014: Active Power Sets Third Quarter 2014 Conference Call for October 28 at 8:30 A.M. ET 42
Oct 09, 2014: Active Power to Address the Future of Microgrids at Power Analytics Conference 43
Section 6 – Appendix 44
Methodology 44
Ratio Definitions 44
About GlobalData 48
Contact Us 48
Disclaimer 48

List of Tables

Active Power, Inc., Key Facts 6
Active Power, Inc., Key Employees 7
Active Power, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Active Power, Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Active Power, Inc., History 10
Active Power, Inc., Subsidiaries 15
Active Power, Inc., Key Competitors 22
Active Power, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 23
Active Power, Inc., Annual Ratios 24
Active Power, Inc., Interim Ratios 26
Active Power, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 28
Active Power, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
Active Power, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 30
Currency Codes 44
Capital Market Ratios 44
Equity Ratios 45
Profitability Ratios 45
Cost Ratios 46
Liquidity Ratios 46
Leverage Ratios 47
Efficiency Ratios 47

List of Figures

Active Power, Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 25
Active Power, Inc., Ratio Charts 27
Active Power, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 28
Active Power, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 29


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