Northwest Pipe Company (NWPX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review by GlobalData

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									             Northwest Pipe Company (NWPX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT
                                  Analysis Review

      Reference Code: GDMM31860FSA                                                                                       Publication Date: APR 2011

      5721 SE Columbia Way, Suite 200 Phone                         +1 360 3976250                         Revenue           386.8 (million USD)
      Vancouver, WA                   Fax                           +1 360 3976257                         Net Profit        -1.43 (million USD)
      98661                                      Website            www.nwpipe.com                         Employees         1,200
      United States                              Exchange           NWPX [NASDAQ]                          Industry          Metals and Mining

      Company Overview
      Northwest Pipe Company (NPC) is a US-based manufacturer of large-diameter, high-pressure steel pipeline systems. It engages
      manufacturing of pipeline systems, for use in water infrastructure applications, related to drinking water systems. The company
      also manufactures other welded steel pipe products for use in a wide range of applications, including energy, construction,
      agriculture, industrial and traffic signpost systems. In addition to manufacturing water infrastructure products, it also manufacture
      a wide range of small-diameter, electric resistance welded (ERW) steel pipe and other welded steel pipe products through
      Tubular Products Group.

      Key Executives                                                                  SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                   Title                     Northwest Pipe Company, SWOT Analysis
      Richard A. Roman                      Chief Executive Officer                   Strengths                Weaknesses

      William R. Tagmyer                    Chairman
                                                                                      Strong Liquidity Position          Legal Proceedings
      Wayne B. Kingsley                     Director
      Michael C. Franson                    Director                                  Strategic Location                 Declining Revenue Growth
      Keith R. Larson                       Director
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
      GlobalData
                                                                                      Opportunities                      Threats
      Share Data
                                                                                      Facility Upgrade and               Rising Raw Material Prices
      Northwest Pipe Company                                                          Expansion
       Share Price (USD) as on 06-Apr-2011                                 23.44                                         Cyclical Nature of Primary
                                                                           -0.15      Growing Middle East Market         Markets
       EPS (USD)
       Market Cap (million USD)                                                 216

       Enterprise Value (million USD)                                           317
                                                                                      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Research, GlobalData
       Shares Outstanding (million)                                              9
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData

      Financial Performance                                                           Recent Developments
                                                                                      Mar 22, 2011         Northwest Pipe Reports              Sales   Of
                                                                                                           $386.6m For 2010
                                                                                      Feb 02, 2011         Northwest Pipe's Tubular Products Group
                                                                                                           Announces Atchison, Kansas Facility
                                                                                                           Expansion
                                                                                      Jan 18, 2011         Northwest Pipe's Tubular Products Group
                                                                                                           Promotes Bill Gulasey To Vice President
                                                                                                           Of Operations
                                                                                      Jan 18, 2011         Northwest Pipe's Tubular Products Group
                                                                                                           Names Les Boswell As Vice President
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,                             Sales And Marketing
       GlobalData
                                                                                      Nov 16, 2010         Northwest Pipe Reports              Sales   Of
                                                                                                           $112.8m For Q3 2010
                                                                                      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Research, GlobalData




Northwest Pipe Company (NWPX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis                                                           Reference Code: GDMM31860FSA
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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
      Northwest Pipe Company - Key Facts ........................................................................................................................................................................... 5
      Northwest Pipe Company - Key Employees .................................................................................................................................................................. 6
      Northwest Pipe Company - Key Employee Biographies ................................................................................................................................................ 7
      Northwest Pipe Company - Major Products and Services ............................................................................................................................................. 8
      Northwest Pipe Company - History ................................................................................................................................................................................ 9
      Northwest Pipe Company - Company Statement ........................................................................................................................................................ 10
      Northwest Pipe Company - Locations And Subsidiaries.............................................................................................................................................. 13
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 13
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 13
      Northwest Pipe Company - Key Manufacturing Facilities ............................................................................................................................................ 14
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
      Northwest Pipe Company - Business Description........................................................................................................................................................ 15
      Northwest Pipe Company - SWOT Analysis ................................................................................................................................................................ 16
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 16
            Northwest Pipe Company - Strengths ................................................................................................................................................................... 16
                  Strength - Strong Liquidity Position................................................................................................................................................................. 16
                  Strength - Strategic Location........................................................................................................................................................................... 16
                  Strength - Leading Water Infrastructure Products Manufacturer .................................................................................................................... 16
            Northwest Pipe Company - Weaknesses .............................................................................................................................................................. 16
                  Weakness - Legal Proceedings ...................................................................................................................................................................... 16
                  Weakness - Declining Revenue Growth ......................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Weakness - Limited Profitability ...................................................................................................................................................................... 17
            Northwest Pipe Company - Opportunities ............................................................................................................................................................. 17
                  Opportunity - Facility Upgrade and Expansion................................................................................................................................................ 17
                  Opportunity - Growing Middle East Market ..................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Opportunity - Expansion in Emerging Countries ............................................................................................................................................. 17
            Northwest Pipe Company - Threats....................................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Threat - Rising Raw Material Prices................................................................................................................................................................ 17
                  Threat - Cyclical Nature of Primary Markets ................................................................................................................................................... 18
                  Threat - Intense Competition........................................................................................................................................................................... 18
      Northwest Pipe Company - Key Competitors............................................................................................................................................................... 19
      Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ........................................................................................................................................................................ 20
            Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios................................................................................................................................................................ 20
            Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios............................................................................................................................................................................ 20
            Performance Chart ................................................................................................................................................................................................ 22
            Financial Performance........................................................................................................................................................................................... 22
            Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios..........................
								
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