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EADS N.V.: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile

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Business Review’s EADS N.V. contains a company overview, key facts, locations and subsidiaries, news and events as well as a SWOT analysis of the company.

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EADS N.V.: SWOT Analysis & Company
Profile


Reference code: BRDF0078CP10-Q2

Published: Oct 2010




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EADS N.V. - Company Overview

EADS N.V. (EADS) is the Netherlands based company providing defense, aerospace, and related services. The company
is primarily engaged in the manufacture of commercial aircraft, civil and military helicopters, commercial space launch
vehicles, missiles, military aircraft, satellites, defense systems, and defense electronics. EADS conducts its business
operations through five reportable segments, namely, Airbus, Astrium, Eurocopter, Defence & Security and Other
businesses. In addition, the company is also engaged in the development, manufacture, marketing, and sale of regional
turboprop aircraft, light commercial aircraft, and aircraft components, as well as providing civil and military aircraft
conversion and maintenance services. The company's principal business operations are located in Americas, Asia-Pacific,
Europe and the Middle East. EADS is headquartered in Schiphol Rijk, the Netherlands.


Financial Performance

The company reported revenues of (Euro) EUR 42,822.00 million during the fiscal year ended December 2009, a
decrease of 1.02% from 2008. The operating loss of the company was EUR 380.00 million during the fiscal year 2009, as
against an operating income of EUR 2,772.00 million during 2008. The net loss of the company was EUR 763.00 million
during the fiscal year 2009, as against a net profit of EUR 1,572.00 million during 2008.




EADS N.V. - Key Facts

EADS N.V., Key Facts

                                  Le Carre, Schiphol-Rijk, , 1119
                                                                    Ticker Symbol, Stock
Corporate Address:                                                                                 EAD (Euronext Paris)
                                  PR, Netherlands                   Exchange



Telephone                         + 31 20 6554800                   No. of Employees               120,038



Fax                               + 31 20 6554801                   Financial Year End             December



URL                               www.eads.net                      Revenue (in EUR Million)       42,822.00



Industry                          Aerospace and Defense             Revenue (in USD Million)       59,475.00

                                  Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand,
                                  Vietnam, Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Russian Federation, Spain,
Locations
                                  Turkey, United Kingdom, Egypt, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa,
                                  United Arab Emirates, Canada, United States, Brazil, Chile, Mexico
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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EADS N.V. - Business Description

EADS N.V. (EADS) is engaged in providing defense, aerospace, and related services. The company’s principal business
activities include the manufacture of commercial aircrafts, helicopters, space launch vehicles, missiles, satellites, and
other related systems. The company employs 120,000 people.

EADS operates its business through five reportable segments, namely, Airbus, Astrium, Eurocopter, Defence & Security
and Other businesses.

The company’s Airbus segment operates through Airbus Commercial and Airbus Military. Airbus Commercial is engaged
in developing, manufacturing, marketing, and selling commercial jet aircrafts of more than 100 seats. The products offered
by this segment include Airbus A320 family, Airbus A330/A340 family, Airbus A310/A300 family, Airbus A380 family,
Airbus A350 XWB family, Airbus corporate jetliner, A300-600ST Beluga, and Airbus Military aircraft. Airbus Military aircraft
comprises of A400M, C-212, CN-235, C-295, A310 MRTT, A330 MRTT, and Air Refuelling Boom System (ARBS). It is
engaged in the development, manufacture, and sale of military transport aircraft and special mission aircraft. During the
fiscal year 2009, the segment contributed 65.54% towards the total revenues of the company, generating EUR 28,067
million, an increase of -3.18% over the previous year.


EADS’ Astrium segment is engaged in the development, manufacture, and sale of satellites, orbital infrastructures, and
launchers. In addition, the segment also provides space services. Key offerings of this segment include Astrium Satellites
and Astrium Transportation solutions. The services provided by this segment include telecom services, secure satcom
systems, earth observation services, and navigation services. During the fiscal year 2009, the segment contributed
11.20% towards the total revenues of the company, generating EUR 4,799 million, an increase of 11.89% over the
previous year.

The company’s Eurocopter segment is engaged in the development, manufacture, and sale of civil and military
helicopters. In addition, it also offers maintenance services. Eurocopter’s civil range comprises EC 120 B, Ecureuil Family,
EC 135, EC 145, Dauphin Family, EC 175, and Super Puma Family while its military range includes EC 120 B, Fennec
Family, EC 635, EC 645, Panther Family, Cougar Family, NH-90, Tiger HAP/HCP, and Tiger UHT. In fiscal 2008,
Eurocopter segment generated EUR 4,199 million, an increase of 4.3% over 2007. During the fiscal year 2009, the
segment contributed 10.67% towards the total revenues of the company, generating EUR 4,570 million, an increase of
1.87% over the previous year.

The company’s Defense and Security systems division (DS) is engaged in the development, manufacture, and sale of
missiles systems, military combat aircraft, and training aircraft. It also provides defense electronics, defense-related
telecommunications solutions and logistics; and training, testing, engineering and other related services. During the fiscal
year 2009, the segment contributed 12.52% towards the total revenues of the company, generating EUR 5,363 million, an
increase of -5.38% over the previous year.

The company’s other businesses principally comprises of developing, manufacturing, marketing, and selling regional
turboprop aircraft, civil and military aircraft conversion and maintenance, light commercial aircraft and aircraft components
services. It offers ATR, EADS Sogerma, EADS EFW, and EADS Socata services. During the fiscal year 2009, the
segment contributed 2.55% towards the total revenues of the company, generating EUR 1,096 million, an increase of -
18.08% over the previous year.

The company’s research and development (R&D) department is engaged in product development that includes core
technology, developing additional applications, and incorporating technology, among others. In 2009, the company’s R&D
expenses totaled EUR 2,825 million, representing 6.59% of the total revenue.

Geographically, the company operates across ten regions, namely, Germany, France, UK, Spain, Other European
Countries, Asia/Pacific, North America, Latin America, Middle East, and Other Countries. During the fiscal year 2009,
Germany accounted for 11.71% of the company’s total revenue; followed by France 8.89%, UK 6.96%, Spain 3.08%;
Other European Countries 19.40%; Asia/Pacific 20.12%; North America 14.33%, Latin America 9% Middle East 4.42%;
and Other countries 2.04%.

Recently, the company opened a new subsidiary, Eurocopter India Pvt. Ltd. in India to develop commercial, support and
industrial relations in the country.




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EADS N.V. - Major Products and Services

EADS is the manufacturer of aerospace, defence and related services. Key products and services of the company include
the following:

EADS N.V., Major Products and Services
Products:

Airbus

Airbus Military

Eurocopter Civil Range

Eurocopter Military Range

Astrium Satellites

Astrium Space Transportation

Defence and Communications Systems

Defence Electronics

Military Air Systems

Naval surface-to-air missile system

Ground Based Air Defence Solutions

Air Dominance Solutions

Battlefield Engagement Solutions

Maritime Superiority Solutions

ATR family

Services:

Astrium Services

Testing Services

Support Services

Pilot Training

Training Aircraft and Services

Customer Service

Maintenance Services
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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