Alstom SA (ALO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 71 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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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.

Highlights

Alstom 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 Developments

Sep 10, 2015: Alstom to deliver gas-insulated substation in the Austrian mountains
Sep 08, 2015: The European Commission and the US Department of Justice approve the transaction between Alstom and General Electric
Sep 08, 2015: Alstom starts the transportation of new equipment to Ituango hydroeletric project, in Colombia
Sep 08, 2015: Alstom showcasing off its marine energies in Nantes
Sep 03, 2015: Alstom to build HVDC VSC converter stations for the France-Italy transmission link

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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
Alstom SA - Key Facts 6
Alstom SA - Key Employees 7
Alstom SA - Key Employee Biographies 9
Alstom SA - Major Products and Services 10
Alstom SA - History 11
Alstom SA - Company Statement 35
Alstom SA - Locations And Subsidiaries 36
Head Office 36
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 36
Joint Venture 41
Section 2 – Company Analysis 43
Alstom SA - Business Description 43
Business Description - Corporate & Others 43
Corporate & Others - Overview 43
Corporate & Others - Financials 43
Business Description - Transport 43
Transport - Overview 43
Transport - Financials 44
Transport - Capital Expenditure 44
Alstom SA - SWOT Analysis 45
SWOT Analysis - Overview 45
Alstom SA - Strengths 45
Strength - Top-Line Growth 45
Strength - Focused Research and Development 45
Strength - Order Book 45
Alstom SA - Weaknesses 46
Weakness - Cost Efficiency 46
Weakness - Substantial Debt 46
Alstom SA - Opportunities 47
Opportunity - New Contracts: Transportation 47
Opportunity - Prospective Growth in Transportation: Global 47
Opportunity - Sale of Energy Business to General Electric 47
Alstom SA - Threats 48
Threat - Growing Competition 48
Threat - Issues Involved in Contract Execution 48
Threat - Rise in Raw Material Costs 48
Alstom SA - Key Competitors 49
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 50
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 50
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 51
Performance Chart 53
Financial Performance 53
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 54
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 55
Alstom SA, Recent Deals Summary 56
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 57
Sep 10, 2015: Alstom to deliver gas-insulated substation in the Austrian mountains 57
Sep 08, 2015: The European Commission and the US Department of Justice approve the transaction between Alstom and General Electric 58
Sep 08, 2015: Alstom starts the transportation of new equipment to Ituango hydroeletric project, in Colombia 59
Sep 08, 2015: Alstom showcasing off its marine energies in Nantes 60
Sep 03, 2015: Alstom to build HVDC VSC converter stations for the France-Italy transmission link 61
Sep 03, 2015: Alstom and Dalia Power Energies inaugurate Haruvit combined-cycle power plant 62
Sep 01, 2015: Alstom technology enabling a single European electricity market 63
Aug 24, 2015: Carrington Power Station starts new testing work 64
Aug 20, 2015: Alstom Grid Russia has launched its new training for professionals 65
Aug 17, 2015: DNV GL issues Statement of Feasibility for Alstom’s Oceade tidal turbine 66
Section 5 – Appendix 67
Methodology 67
Ratio Definitions 67
About GlobalData 71
Contact Us 71
Disclaimer 71

List of Tables

Alstom SA, Key Facts 6
Alstom SA, Key Employees 7
Alstom SA, Key Employee Biographies 9
Alstom SA, Major Products and Services 10
Alstom SA, History 11
Alstom SA, Other Locations 36
Alstom SA, Subsidiaries 36
Alstom SA, Joint Venture 41
Alstom SA, Key Competitors 49
Alstom SA, Ratios based on current share price 50
Alstom SA, Annual Ratios 51
Alstom SA, Interim Ratios 54
Alstom SA, Recent Deals Summary 56
Currency Codes 67
Capital Market Ratios 67
Equity Ratios 68
Profitability Ratios 68
Cost Ratios 69
Liquidity Ratios 69
Leverage Ratios 70
Efficiency Ratios 70

List of Figures

Alstom SA, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 53
Alstom SA, Ratio Charts 55


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