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									Palfinger AG

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Palfinger AG                                                          Financial Snapshot

                                                                      Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                    Franz-Wolfram-Scherer St. 24,     The company reported revenues of US$887.83 million
Headquarters Address
                                    Bergheim/Salzburg, 5101,Austria   during 2010, with a CAGR of 4.40% during 2006–
                                                                      2010. Its revenue grew at an annual rate of 23.44%
Telephone                           + 43 662 46840
                                                                      over the previous fiscal year. In 2010, the company
                                                                      recorded an operating margin of 5.21%, as against -
Fax                                 + 43 662 450100                   0.97% in 2009.

Website                             www.palfinger.com
                                                                      Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange       PAL, Wiener Borse

Number of Employees                 4,494

Fiscal Year End                     December

Revenue (in US$ million)            887.83

Revenue (in EUR million)            665.87




SWOT Analysis                                                         Return on Equity

Strengths                           Weaknesses                        The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                      7.63% for 2010, as compared to its peers,
                                    Declining Margins and Return on   Konecranes Plc (Ticker: KCR1V), Demag Cranes AG
Global Presence
                                    Equity                            (Ticker: D9C) and Tadano Ltd. (Ticker: 6395), which
                                                                      recorded ROEs of 17.63%, 11.09% and -1.06%
Improving Liquidity Position        Declining Sales Across Segments   respectively. The company reported an operating
                                                                      margin of 5.21% in 2010.
Strong Research and Development
                                    Weakening Solvency Position
Initiatives
                                                                      Return on Equity
Opportunities                       Threats
Increase in Global Infrastructure
                                    Rise in Input Prices
Spending

Strategic Acquisitions              Shortage of Skilled Personnel

Strategic Agreements and
                                    Stringent Regulations
Geographical Expansion




                                                                      Liquidity Position

                                                                      The company reported a current ratio of 1.83 in 2010,
                                                                      as compared to its peers, Konecranes Plc, Demag
                                                                      Cranes AG and Tadano Ltd., which recorded current
                                                                      ratios of 1.48, 1.28 and 3.52 respectively. As of
                                                                      December 2010, the company recorded cash and
                                                                      short-term investments of worth US$21.20 million,
                                                                      against US$74.60 million current debt. The company
                                                                      reported a debt to equity ratio of 0.57 in 2010 as
                                                                      compared to its peers, Konecranes Plc, Demag
                                                                      Cranes AG and Tadano Ltd., which recorded debt to
                                                                      equity ratios of 0.18, 0.43 and 0.55 respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 7
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................7
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................10
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................10
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3       Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ..............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.5       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................14
      2.2.6       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................15
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.2       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.3       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................18
      2.3.4       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................19
      2.3.5       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................20
      2.3.6       Liquidity ............................................................................................................................................................21
3     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 22
    3.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview .............................................................................................
								
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