Kongsberg Gruppen AS: Defense Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report

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					Kongsberg Gruppen AS

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Kongsberg Gruppen AS                                                            Financial Snapshot

                                                                                Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                                                                The company reported revenue of US$2,561.49
Headquarters Address                PO Box 1000, Kongsberg, 3601,Norway
                                                                                million during the fiscal year 2010 (2010). The
                                                                                company's revenue grew at a CAGR of 25.02%
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                                                                                during 2006–2010, with an annual growth of 16.80%
                                                                                over 2009. In 2010, the company recorded an
Fax                                 + 47 3 2288201                              operating margin of 13.63%, as against 9.14% in
                                                                                2009.
Website                             www.kongsberg.com

Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange       KOG, Oslo Stock Exchange                    Revenue and Margins

Number of Employees                 5,488

Fiscal Year End                     December

Revenue (in US$ million)            2,561.49

Revenue (in NOK million)            15,497.00




SWOT Analysis
                                                                                Return on Equity
Strengths                           Weaknesses
                                                                                The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
Diversified geographical presence   Declining orders                            30.78% for the fiscal year 2010, as compared to its
                                                                                peers, ITT Corporation (Ticker: ITT), Saab AB (Ticker:
                                                                                SAAB B) and Intracom Holdings SA (Ticker: INTRK),
Diversified product portfolio                                                   which recorded ROEs of 17.71%, 3.84% and -7.41%
                                                                                respectively. Furthermore, the company reported an
Inorganic growth strategy                                                       operating margin of 13.63% in 2010.

Strong operating performance                                                    Return on Equity

Opportunities                       Threats

Growing global defense market       Foreign currency fluctuations

Sizable US aircraft manufacturing
                                    Rapidly changing technology
market
Strong growth potential in the
                                    Stringent regulations in airline industry
helicopter market




                                                                                Liquidity Position

                                                                                The company reported a current ratio of 1.27 in 2010,
                                                                                as compared to its peers, ITT Corporation, Saab AB
                                                                                and Intracom Holdings SA, which recorded current
                                                                                ratios of 1.60, 1.25 and 0.92 respectively. As of
                                                                                December 2010, the company recorded cash and
                                                                                short-term investments of worth US$439.67 million,
                                                                                against zero current debt. The company reported a
                                                                                debt to equity ratio of 0.17 in 2010 as compared to its
                                                                                peers, ITT Corporation, Saab AB and Intracom
                                                                                Holdings SA, which recorded debt to equity ratios of
                                                                                0.30, 0.15 and 0.85 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 ............................................................................................... 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       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.4       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................14
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.2       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.3       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.4       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................18
      2.3.5       Liquidity ............................................................................................................................................................19
3     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 20
4     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 21
    4.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................21
    4.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................21
    4.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................22
    4.4       Opportunities ..............................
				
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