ANSALDO STS SpA: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis - PDF

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					ANSALDO STS SpA

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ANSALDO STS SpA                                                                 Financial Snapshot

                                                                                Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                                                                The company reported revenues of US$1,747.84
Headquarters Address                Via Mantovani, 3/5, Genova, 16151,Italy
                                                                                million during 2010, with a CAGR of 14.14% during
                                                                                2006–2010. Its revenue grew at an annual rate of
Telephone                           + 39 10 6552111
                                                                                5.11% over the previous fiscal year. In 2010, the
                                                                                company recorded an operating margin of 10.46%, as
Fax                                 + 39 10 6552939                             against 10.44% in 2009.

Website                             www.ansaldo-sts.com
                                                                                Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange       STS, Italian SE (Mercato Continuo Italia)

Number of Employees                 4,217

Fiscal Year End                     December

Revenue (in US$ million)            1,747.84

Revenue (in EUR million)            1,310.88




SWOT Analysis                                                                   Return on Equity

Strengths                           Weaknesses                                  The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                                24.87% for 2010, as compared to its peers, Alstom
Focus on Research and Development Diminishing Growth of ROE                     SA (Ticker: ALO), Bombardier Inc. (Ticker: BBD.B)
                                                                                and Wabtec Corporation , which recorded ROEs of
                                    Limited Focus on Operations Outside         29.75%, 18.86% and 13.68% respectively. The
Growth in Order Backlog                                                         company reported an operating margin of 10.46% in
                                    Europe
                                                                                2010.
Strong Operational Performance
                                                                                Return on Equity
Opportunities                       Threats

High-Speed Rail Network in the US   Economic Instability of the EU Nations

Investments in Indian Railway
                                    Political Unrest in Libya
Infrastructure
Trans-European Network Transport
                                    Shortage of Skilled Personnel
Scheme




                                                                                Liquidity Position

                                                                                The company reported a current ratio of 1.14 in 2010,
                                                                                as compared to its peers, Alstom SA, Bombardier Inc.
                                                                                and Wabtec Corporation, which recorded current
                                                                                ratios of 0.95, 0.87 and 2.30 respectively. As of
                                                                                December 2010, the company recorded cash and
                                                                                short-term investments of worth US$204.43 million,
                                                                                against US$5.21 million current debt. The company
                                                                                reported a debt to equity ratio of 0.01 in 2010 as
                                                                                compared to its peers, Alstom SA, Bombardier Inc.
                                                                                and Wabtec Corporation, which recorded debt to
                                                                                equity ratios of 0.64, 1.12 and 0.47 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       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................13
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................14
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................14
      2.3.2       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.3       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.4       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................17
3     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 18
4     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 19
    4.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................19
    4.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................
				
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