Hutchinson Technology Incorporated: Medical Equipment Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report by ICDResearch

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									Hutchinson Technology Incorporated

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Hutchinson Technology                                                                 Financial Snapshot

Incorporated                                                                          Operating Performance

Fast Facts                                                                            The company reported revenue of US$278.09 million
                                                                                      during the fiscal year 2011 (2011). The company's
                                         40 West Highland Park Drive NE,              revenue declined at a compounded rate of 21.06%
Headquarters Address
                                         Hutchinson, 55350,United States of America   during 2007–2011, with an annual decline of 19.90%
                                                                                      over 2010. In 2011, the company recorded an
Telephone                                + 1 320 5873797
                                                                                      operating margin of -15.62%, as against -13.82% in
                                                                                      2010.
Fax                                      + 1 320 5871810

Website                                  www.htch.com                                 Revenue and Margins

Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange            HTCH, NASDAQ

Number of Employees                      2,275

Fiscal Year End                          September

Revenue (in US$ million)                 278.09




SWOT Analysis
                                                                                      Return on Equity
Strengths                                Weaknesses
                                                                                      The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of -
Focus on research and development        Dependence on few customers                  26.93% for 2011, as compared to its peers, Nitto
                                                                                      Denko Corporation (Ticker: 6988), OSI Systems, Inc.
                                                                                      (Ticker: OSIS) and Analogic Corporation (Ticker:
Manufacturing expertise                  Poor financial performance                   ALOG), which recorded ROEs of 13.32%, 8.69% and
                                                                                      4.21% respectively. The company reported an
Strong intellectual property portfolio                                                operating margin of -15.62% in 2011.

Opportunities                            Threats                                      Return on Equity
Manufacturing consolidation &
                                         Rapid technological change
restructuring plan

Product launch                           Natural calamity prone region

                                         Stringent government regulations




                                                                                      Liquidity Position

                                                                                      The company reported a current ratio of 3.46 in 2011,
                                                                                      as compared to its peers, Nitto Denko Corporation,
                                                                                      OSI Systems, Inc. and Analogic Corporation, which
                                                                                      recorded current ratios of 2.70, 2.52 and 4.31
                                                                                      respectively. As of September 2011, the company
                                                                                      recorded cash and short-term investments of worth
                                                                                      US$57.55 million, against US$10.68 million current
                                                                                      debt. The company reported a debt to equity ratio of
                                                                                      0.75 in 2011 as compared to its peers, Nitto Denko
                                                                                      Corporation, OSI Systems, Inc. and Analogic
                                                                                      Corporation, which recorded debt to equity ratios of
                                                                                      0.16, 0.01 and 0.00 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 .................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 7
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................7
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................10
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................10
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3       Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ..............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.5       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................14
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.1       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.2       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.3       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................18
3     SWOT Analysi
								
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