AeroVironment, Inc. (AVAV) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - PDF by GlobalData

VIEWS: 164 PAGES: 37

More Info
									          AeroVironment, Inc. (AVAV) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                        Review

       Reference Code: GDCT26540FSA                                                                                       Publication Date: DEC 2010

       181 W. Huntington Drive, Suite          Phone                                                   Revenue
                                                                 +1 626 3579983                                           249.5 (million USD)
       202
       Monrovia, CA                            Fax               +1 626 3599628                        Net Profit         20.72 (million USD)
       91016                                   Website           www.avinc.com                         Employees          732
       United States                           Exchange          AVAV [NASDAQ]                         Industry           Clean Technology

      Company Overview
       AeroVironment, Inc. (AV) is a US-based advanced technology products manufacturing company. The company engages in
       developing and producing unmanned aircraft systems and efficient electric energy technologies. It operates principally through
       two reportable product segments – Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), which focuses on manufacturing small UAS for military
       planning, training and operations; and Efficient Energy Systems (EES), which produces high-current electric vehicle charger
       called PosiCharge. These segments offer a comprehensive spectrum of products, services and system integration.

      Key Executives                                                                  SWOT Analysis
                    Name                                    Title                     AeroVironment, Inc., SWOT Analysis
      Timothy E. Conver                     Chairman                                  Strengths                  Weaknesses

      Joseph F. Alibrandi                   Director
                                                                                      Extensive Solution Range           Business Concentration: the
      Kenneth R. Baker                      Director                                                                     US
      Arnold L. Fishman                     Director                                  Sound Financial Health
      Murray Gell-Mann                      Director
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
      GlobalData
                                                                                      Opportunities                      Threats
      Share Data
                                                                                      Growing Global Defense             Sluggish Global Economy
      AeroVironment, Inc.                                                             Market
       Share Price (USD) as on 17-Dec-2010                                25.40                                          Rapid Technological Changes
                                                                           0.94       New Business Contracts
       EPS (USD)
       Market Cap (million USD)                                             554

       Enterprise Value (million USD)                                       477
                                                                                      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Research, GlobalData
       Shares Outstanding (million)                                              22
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData

      Financial Performance                                                           Recent Developments
                                                                                      Sep 09, 2010       AeroVironment Home EV Charging Station
                                                                                                         Receives Underwriters Laboratories Listing
                                                                                      Jun 03, 2010       Plug In Carolina Selects AeroVironment To
                                                                                                         Supply, Install And Support Electric Car
                                                                                                         'Re-fueling' Stations Throughout South
                                                                                                         Carolina
                                                                                      Jan 27, 2010       Think, AeroVironment To Promote Fast-
                                                                                                         charging Infrastructure
                                                                                      Jan 26, 2010       THINK To Work With AeroVironment For
                                                                                                         Projects Using AeroVironment’s Level III
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,                           Fast-Charge System And THINK City
       GlobalData                                                                                        Electric Vehicle
                                                                                      Jan 11, 2010       Nissan      North     America  Selects
                                                                                                         AeroVironment To Install Home-Charging
                                                                                                         Stations For Nissan LEAF
                                                                                      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Research, GlobalData




AeroVironment, Inc. (AVAV) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                         Reference Code: GDCT26540FSA

Source : www.globalcompanyintelligence.com                                                                                                              Page 1
      Ta b le o f Co n te n ts
      Table of Contents ..................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables ............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 3
      List of Figures ........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3
      Section 1 - About the Company ................................................................................................................................................................................ 4
      AeroVironment, Inc. - Key Facts ............................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      AeroVironment, Inc. - Key Employees ...................................................................................................................................................................... 5
      AeroVironment, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies .................................................................................................................................................... 6
      AeroVironment, Inc. - Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................................. 7
      AeroVironment, Inc. - History .................................................................................................................................................................................... 8
      AeroVironment, Inc. - Company Statement..............................................................................................................................................................10
      AeroVironment, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ...................................................................................................................................................11
            Head Office .......................................................................................................................................................................................................11
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries .........................................................................................................................................................................11
      Section 2 – Company Analysis ................................................................................................................................................................................12
      AeroVironment, Inc. - Business Description .............................................................................................................................................................12
      AeroVironment, Inc. - Corporate Strategy ................................................................................................................................................................13
      AeroVironment, Inc. - SWOT Analysis .....................................................................................................................................................................14
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ...............................................................................................................................................................................14
            AeroVironment, Inc. - Strengths ........................................................................................................................................................................14
                  Strength - Extensive Solution Range...........................................................................................................................................................14
                  Strength - Sound Financial Health ..............................................................................................................................................................14
                  Strength - Focused Research and Development Efforts ..............................................................................................................................14
            AeroVironment, Inc. - Weaknesses ......................................................................................................................
								
To top