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Alstom SA (ALO) - 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.HighlightsAlstom SA (Alstom) is a manufacturer of transportation vehicles. It designs, develops and manufactures rail transport equipment, systems, services and signaling for urban, suburban, regional and main line passenger transportation, and for freight transportation. Its operates through a network of offices, business alliances, engineering centres and manufacturing sites, warehouses and maintenance centres across Europe, Americas, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa. Alstom is headquartered in Levallois-Perret, France.
Alstom intends to focus on its transportation business. In line with this, it has entered into an agreement with General Electric to sell its energy business including thermal power, renewable power and grid activities, as well as corporate and shared services.Alstom SA Key Recent DevelopmentsSep 10, 2015: Alstom to deliver gas-insulated substation in the Austrian mountainsSep 08, 2015: The European Commission and the US Department of Justice approve the transaction between Alstom and General ElectricSep 08, 2015: Alstom starts the transportation of new equipment to Ituango hydroeletric project, in ColombiaSep 08, 2015: Alstom showcasing off its marine energies in NantesSep 03, 2015: Alstom to build HVDC VSC converter stations for the France-Italy transmission linkKey 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 company’s 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. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Alstom SA - Key Facts 6Alstom SA - Key Employees 7Alstom SA - Key Employee Biographies 9Alstom SA - Major Products and Services 10Alstom SA - History 11Alstom SA - Company Statement 35Alstom SA - Locations And Subsidiaries 36Head Office 36Other Locations & Subsidiaries 36Joint Venture 41Section 2 – Company Analysis 43Alstom SA - Business Description 43Business Description - Corporate & Others 43Corporate & Others - Overview 43Corporate & Others - Financials 43Business Description - Transport 43Transport - Overview 43Transport - Financials 44Transport - Capital Expenditure 44Alstom SA - SWOT Analysis 45SWOT Analysis - Overview 45Alstom SA - Strengths 45Strength - Top-Line Growth 45Strength - Focused Research and Development 45Strength - Order Book 45Alstom SA - Weaknesses 46Weakness - Cost Efficiency 46Weakness - Substantial Debt 46Alstom SA - Opportunities 47Opportunity - New Contracts: Transportation 47Opportunity - Prospective Growth in Transportation: Global 47Opportunity - Sale of Energy Business to General Electric 47Alstom SA - Threats 48Threat - Growing Competition 48Threat - Issues Involved in Contract Execution 48Threat - Rise in Raw Material Costs 48Alstom SA - Key Competitors 49Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 50Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 50Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 51Performance Chart 53Financial Performance 53Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 54Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 55Alstom SA, Recent Deals Summary 56Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 57Sep 10, 2015: Alstom to deliver gas-insulated substation in the Austrian mountains 57Sep 08, 2015: The European Commission and the US Department of Justice approve the transaction between Alstom and General Electric 58Sep 08, 2015: Alstom starts the transportation of new equipment to Ituango hydroeletric project, in Colombia 59Sep 08, 2015: Alstom showcasing off its marine energies in Nantes 60Sep 03, 2015: Alstom to build HVDC VSC converter stations for the France-Italy transmission link 61Sep 03, 2015: Alstom and Dalia Power Energies inaugurate Haruvit combined-cycle power plant 62Sep 01, 2015: Alstom technology enabling a single European electricity market 63Aug 24, 2015: Carrington Power Station starts new testing work 64Aug 20, 2015: Alstom Grid Russia has launched its new training for professionals 65Aug 17, 2015: DNV GL issues Statement of Feasibility for Alstom’s Oceade tidal turbine 66Section 5 – Appendix 67Methodology 67Ratio Definitions 67About GlobalData 71Contact Us 71Disclaimer 71List of TablesAlstom SA, Key Facts 6Alstom SA, Key Employees 7Alstom SA, Key Employee Biographies 9Alstom SA, Major Products and Services 10Alstom SA, History 11Alstom SA, Other Locations 36Alstom SA, Subsidiaries 36Alstom SA, Joint Venture 41Alstom SA, Key Competitors 49Alstom SA, Ratios based on current share price 50Alstom SA, Annual Ratios 51Alstom SA, Interim Ratios 54Alstom SA, Recent Deals Summary 56Currency Codes 67Capital Market Ratios 67Equity Ratios 68Profitability Ratios 68Cost Ratios 69Liquidity Ratios 69Leverage Ratios 70Efficiency Ratios 70List of FiguresAlstom SA, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 53Alstom SA, Ratio Charts 55