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American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) - 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 American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) is a US-based power technology company. It offers megawatt-scale wind turbine designs and electrical control systems. The comp

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									        American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) - Financial and Strategic
                             SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDAE10729FSA                                                                                          Publication Date: JUN 2013

          64 Jackson Road                                    Phone              +1 978 8423000                  Revenue          76.5 (million USD)
          Devens, MA                                         Fax                +1 978 8423024                  Net Profit       -66.13 (million USD)
          01434-4020                                         Website            www.amsc.com                    Employees        362
          United States                                      Exchange           AMSC [NASDAQ]                   Industry         Alternative Energy

       Company Overview
       American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) is a US-based power technology company. It offers megawatt-scale wind turbine
       designs and electrical control systems. The company provides advanced engineering, support services and power electronics
       products to wind turbine manufacturers. AMSC enables electric utilities and renewable energy project developers to connect,
       transmit and distribute power through transmission planning services and power electronics and superconductor-based products.
       AMSC operates its business through two units, namely, Wind and Grid.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      American Superconductor Corporation, SWOT Analysis
         Daniel P. McGahn                    Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                              Weaknesses
         John W. Wood, Jr.                   Chairman
                                                                                      Unique Solutions                       Declining Order Backlog
         John B. Vander Sande                Director
                                                                                      Low Cost Manufacturing                 Dependence on few Customers
         David R. Oliver, Jr.                Director
                                                                                      Platform
         Richard Drouin                      Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData                                                          Opportunities                          Threats

       Share Data                                                                     Growing Deployment of Smart            Intense Competitive Landscape
         American Superconductor Corporation                                          Grid Technologies
                                                                                                                             Change in Government
        Share Price (USD) as on 21-Jun-                                  2.27         New Contracts                          Supportive Policies
        2013
        EPS (USD)                                                       -1.25
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        Market Cap (million USD)                                         131         GlobalData

        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                   109
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                       58
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Jun 14, 2013         AMSC Reports Revenue Of $87.4m In Fiscal
                                                                                                           2012
                                                                                      May 24, 2013         China's Supreme People's Court To Hear
                                                                                                           AMSC's Cases Against Sinovel
                                                                                      Feb 11, 2013         AMSC Receives $30m Order From Inox Wind
                                                                                                           For Wind Turbine Electrical Control Systems
                                                                                      Feb 11, 2013         AMSC Reports Revenue Of $17.4m In Q3
                                                                                                           Fiscal 2012
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) - Financial and                                                                     Reference Code: GDAE10729FSA
Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 5
       American Superconductor Corporation - Key Facts ........................................................................................................................... 5
       American Superconductor Corporation - Key Employees .................................................................................................................. 6
       American Superconductor Corporation - Key Employee Biographies ................................................................................................ 7
       American Superconductor Corporation - Major Products and Services ............................................................................................. 8
       American Superconductor Corporation - History ................................................................................................................................ 9
       American Superconductor Corporation - Company Statement......................................................................................................... 12
       American Superconductor Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries .............................................................................................. 15
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 15
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 18
       American Superconductor Corporation - Business Description ........................................................................................................ 18
       American Superconductor Corporation - SWOT Analysis ................................................................................................................ 19
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 19
          American Superconductor Corporation - Strengths ...................................................................................................................... 19
             Strength - Unique Solutions ...................................................................................................................................................... 19
             Strength - Low Cost Manufacturing Platform............................................................................................................................. 19
             Strength - Geographical Diversity ............................................................................................................................................. 19
          American Superconductor Corporation - Weaknesses ................................................................................................................. 20
             Weakness - Declining Order Backlog ........................................................................................................................................ 20
             Weakness - Dependence on few Customers ............................................................................................................................ 20
             Weakness - Limited Liquidity..................................................................................................................................................... 20
          American Superconductor Corporation - Opportunities ................................................................................................................ 20
             Opportunity - Growing Deployment of Smart Grid Technologies ............................................................................................... 20
             Opportunity - New Contracts ..................................................................................................................................................... 20
             Opportunity - Outlook for Wind Market ...................................................................................................................................... 21
          American Superconductor Corporation - Threats ......................................................................................................................... 21
             Threat - Intense Competitive Landscape................................................................................................................................... 21
             Threat - Change in Government Supportive Policies ................................................................................................................ 21
             Threat - Volatile Macro Environment ......................................................................................................................................... 22
       American Superconductor Corporation - Key Competitors ............................................................................................................... 23
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 24
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 24
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 24
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 26
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 26
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios....................................................................................................................................................... 27
       Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts ......................................................................................................................................................... 28
       Section 4 – Company’s Power Financial Deals and Alliances .......................................................................................................... 29
          American Superconductor Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 ..................................................................... 29
          American Superconductor Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 .................................................................... 30
          American Superconductor Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 .................................................. 31


American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) - Financial and                                                                                                     Reference Code: GDAE10729FSA
Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
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          American Superconductor Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 .................................................. 32
       American Superconductor Corporation, Recent Deals Summary..................................................................................................... 33
       Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments ................................................................................................................................ 34
          American Superconductor Corporation, Recent Developments.................................................................................................... 34
             Jun 14, 2013: AMSC Reports Revenue Of $87.4m In Fiscal 2012 ........................................................................................... 34
             May 24, 2013: China's Supreme People's Court To Hear AMSC's Cases Against Sinovel ...................................................... 34
             Feb 11, 2013: AMSC Receives $30m Order From Inox Wind For Wind Turbine Electrical Control Systems............................ 35
             Feb 11, 2013: AMSC Reports Revenue Of $17.4m In Q3 Fiscal 2012 ..................................................................................... 35
             Jan 29, 2013: AMSC To Supply High Temperature Superconductor Wire To Nexans ............................................................. 36
             Jan 15, 2013: AMSC's D-VAR Reactive Compensation Solution Selected To Enhance Grid Reliability In China .................... 37
             Dec 17, 2012: AMSC Provides Update On Litigation With Sinovel ........................................................................................... 37
             Dec 05, 2012: AMSC And Nexans Introduce Fault Current Limiter For North American Utilities .............................................. 37
             Nov 28, 2012: AMSC Announces Cost Reduction Action ......................................................................................................... 38
             Nov 14, 2012: AMSC's STATCOM Systems Selected To Strengthen Power Grid In UK.......................................................... 39
       Section 6 – Appendix ....................................................................................................................................................................... 40
          Methodology ................................................................................................................................................................................. 40
          Ratio Definitions ............................................................................................................................................................................ 40
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