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Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. (SHMR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. (SHMR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review Summary Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. (Shamir) is a medical technology company that is engaged in the designing, development, manufacturing and marketing of innovative progressive lenses, molds and ophthalmic products for the spectacle lens market. The lenses are surfaced using advanced FreeForm technology. The company operates as a single segment and it classifies its product lines into Lenses and Design services. The Lenses product line produces progressive lenses and freeform lenses and through Design services it provides research and development services and molds. The company principally operates in the North and South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific. Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. Key Recent Developments Aug 19, 2010 Shamir Optical Reports Net Income Of $4.15 million In Q2 2010 May 10, 2010 Shamir Optical Reports Net Income Of $3.69 Million In Q1 2010 Mar 11, 2010 Shamir Optical Reports Net Income Of $13.3 Million In 2009 Nov 18, 2009 Shamir Optical Reports Net Income Of $3.7 Million In Q3 2009 Aug 13, 2009 Shamir Optical Reports Net Income Of $3.85 Million In Q2 2009 This comprehensive SWOT profile of Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. provides you an in-depth strategic 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 c

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									           Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. (SHMR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT
                                    Analysis Review

       Reference Code: GDME2040FSA                                                                                       Publication Date: DEC 2010

       Kibbutz Shamir                        Phone             +972 4 6947810                         Revenue            142.4 (million USD)
       Upper Galilee                         Fax               +972 4 6951302                         Net Profit         12.79 (million USD)
       12135                                 Website           www.shamir.com                         Employees          1,437
       Israel                                Exchange          SHMR [NASDAQ]                          Industry           Medical Equipment

      Company Overview
       Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. (Shamir) is a medical technology company that is engaged in the designing, development,
       manufacturing and marketing of innovative progressive lenses, molds and ophthalmic products for the spectacle lens market. The
       lenses are surfaced using advanced FreeForm technology. The company operates as a single segment and it classifies its
       product lines into Lenses and Design services. The Lenses product line produces progressive lenses and freeform lenses and
       through Design services it provides research and development services and molds. The company principally operates in the
       North and South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific.

      Key Executives                                                                  SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                   Title                     Shamir Optical Industry Ltd., SWOT Analysis
      Uzi Tzur                              Chairman                                  Strengths                    Weaknesses

      Giora Ben-Ze'ev                       Director, Strategic Projects
                                                                                      Brand Recognition                  Limited Investor Confidence
      Dan Katzman                           Chief Technology Officer
      Dagan Avishai                         Vice President, Sales                     Significant Market Player          Limited Liquidity Position
      Yagen Moshe                           Chief Financial Officer
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
      GlobalData
                                                                                      Opportunities                      Threats
      Share Data
                                                                                      Strategic Acquisitions             Technological Changes
       Shamir Optical Industry Ltd.
       Share Price (USD) as on 17-Dec-2010                                 13.50      Growing Ophthalmic Devices Market Dynamics
                                                                            0.77      Market
       EPS (USD)
       Market Cap (million USD)                                                 227

       Enterprise Value (million USD)                                           236
                                                                                      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Research, GlobalData
       Shares Outstanding (million)                                              17
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData

      Financial Performance                                                           Recent Developments
                                                                                      Aug 19, 2010         Shamir Optical Reports Net Income Of
                                                                                                           $4.15 million In Q2 2010
                                                                                      May 10, 2010         Shamir Optical Reports Net Income Of
                                                                                                           $3.69 Million In Q1 2010
                                                                                      Mar 11, 2010         Shamir Optical Reports Net Income Of
                                                                                                           $13.3 Million In 2009
                                                                                      Nov 18, 2009         Shamir Optical Reports Net Income Of
                                                                                                           $3.7 Million In Q3 2009
                                                                                      Aug 13, 2009         Shamir Optical Reports Net Income Of
                                                                                                           $3.85 Million In Q2 2009
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       GlobalData                                                                     Research, GlobalData




Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. (SHMR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis                                                       Reference Code: GDME2040FSA
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Source : www.globalcompanyintelligence.com                                                                                                             Page 1
      Ta b le o f Co n te n ts
      Table of Contents ..................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables ............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 4
      List of Figures ........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      Section 1 - About the Company ................................................................................................................................................................................ 5
      Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. - Key Facts ................................................................................................................................................................... 5
      Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. - Key Employees .......................................................................................................................................................... 6
      Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. - Key Employee Biographies ........................................................................................................................................ 7
      Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. - Major Products and Services ..................................................................................................................................... 8
      Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. - History ....................................................................................................................................................................... 9
      Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. - Company Statement .................................................................................................................................................11
      Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries .......................................................................................................................................12
            Head Office .......................................................................................................................................................................................................12
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries .........................................................................................................................................................................12
      Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. - Key Manufacturing Facilities .....................................................................................................................................14
      Section 2 – Company Analysis ................................................................................................................................................................................15
      Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. - Business Description.................................................................................................................................................15
      Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. - SWOT Analysis .........................................................................................................................................................16
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ...............................................................................................................................................................................16
            Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. - Strengths ............................................................................................................................................................16
                  Strength - Brand Recognition ......................................................................................................................................................................16
                  Strength - Significant Market Player ............................................................................................................................................................16
                  Strength - Expanding Operating Margin ......................................................................................................................................................16
                  Strength - Efficient Use of Resources .........................................................................................................................................................16
            Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. - Weaknesses .......................................................................................................................................................16
                  Weakness - Limited Investor Confidence ....................................................................................................................................................16
                  Weakness - Limited Liquidity Position .........................................................................................................................................................17
                  Weakness - Declining Market Share in Sector ............................................................................................................................................17
            Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. - Opportunities ......................................................................................................................................................17
                  Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions ............................................................................................................................................................17
                  Opportunity - Growing Ophthalmic Devices Market .....................................................................................................................................17
                  Opportunity - Growth Potential in Asia and Africa........................................................................................................................................17
                  Opportunity - Capitalize on Positive Demographic Trends...........................................................................................................................17
            Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. - Threats ...............................................................................................................................................................17
                  Threat - Technological Changes .................................................................................................................................................................17
                  Threat - Market Dynamics ...........................................................................................................................................................................18
                  Threat - Uncertain R&D Outcomes .............................................................................................................................................................18
      Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. - Key Competitors .......................................................................................................................................................19
      Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ....................................................................................................................................................................20
            Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios ............................................................................................................................................................20
            Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios .......................................................................................................................................................................20
            Performance Chart .........................................................................................................................................................................................
								
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