EMS Technologies, Inc.: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by ICDResearch

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									EMS Technologies, Inc.

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EMS Technologies, Inc.                                                   Financial Snapshot

                                                                         Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                      660 Engineering Drive, Norcross,   The company reported revenue of US$355.23 million
Headquarters Address
                                      30092,United States of America     during the fiscal year 2010 (2010). The company's
                                                                         revenue grew at a CAGR of 8.00% during 2006–
Telephone                             + 17702639200
                                                                         2010, with an annual decline of -1.32% over 2009. In
                                                                         2010, the company recorded an operating margin of
Fax                                   + 17702639207                      4.93%, as against -4.07% in <2009.

Website                               www.ems-t.com
                                                                         Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange         ELMG, NASDAQ

Number of Employees                   1,160

Fiscal Year End                       December

Revenue (in US$ million)              355.23




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                             Weaknesses                         Return on Equity

Diverse Customer Base                 Substantial debts                  The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                         5.47% for 2010, as compared to its peers,
                                                                         QUALCOMM Incorporated (Ticker: QCOM), L-3
Impressive bottom-line performance                                       Communications Holdings, Inc. (Ticker: LLL) and
                                                                         Globecomm Systems, Inc. (Ticker: GCOM), which
Research & Development Capabilities                                      recorded ROEs of 15.57%, 14.12% and 4.73%
                                                                         respectively. The company reported a net profit
                                                                         margin of 4.93% in 2010.
Strong Growth Prospects

Opportunities                         Threats                            Return on Equity


Expansion into MiddleEast             Competitive Pressure

Product innovations                   Foreign exchange risks

The US defense spending               Rapid Technological Changes




                                                                         Liquidity Position

                                                                         The company reported a current ratio of 2.71 in 2010,
                                                                         as compared to its peers, QUALCOMM Incorporated,
                                                                         L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. and Globecomm
                                                                         Systems, Inc., which recorded current ratios of 2.22,
                                                                         1.86 and 2.29 respectively. As of December 2010, the
                                                                         company recorded cash and short-term investments
                                                                         of worth US$55.94 million, against US$1.50 million
                                                                         current debt. The company reported a debt to equity
                                                                         ratio of 0.11 in 2010 as compared to its peers,
                                                                         QUALCOMM Incorporated, L-3 Communications
                                                                         Holdings, Inc. and Globecomm Systems, Inc., which
                                                                         recorded debt to equity ratios of 0.05, 0.61 and 0.07
                                                                         respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1     Company Overview .................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2     Business Description ...............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3     Major Products and Services ...................................................................................................................................7
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 8
    2.1     Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ...........................................8
    2.2     Key Financial Performance Indicators ...................................................................................................................11
      2.2.1        Revenue and Operating Profit .......................................................................................................................11
      2.2.2        Asset, Liabilities and Capex ..........................................................................................................................12
      2.2.3        Operational Efficiency ....................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.4        Solvency ........................................................................................................................................................14
      2.2.5        Valuation ........................................................................................................................................................15
    2.3     Competitive Benchmarking ....................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.1        Market Capitalization .....................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.2        Efficiency .......................................................................................................................................................18
      2.3.3        Capital Expenditure .......................................................................................................................................19
      2.3.4        Valuation ........................................................................................................................................................20
      2.3.5        Turnover – Inventory and Asset ....................................................................................................................21
      2.3.6        Liquidity ..........................................................................................................................................................22
3     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 23
4     SWOT Analysis ................................................................................................
								
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