Astrotech Corporation: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by ICDResearch

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									Astrotech Corporation

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Astrotech Corporation                                                     Financial Snapshot

                                                                          Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                      401 Congress Avenue, Austin,        The company reported revenues of US$27.98 million
Headquarters Address
                                      78701,United States of America      during 2010, with a CARC of -13.83% during 2006–
                                                                          2010. Its revenue declined at an annual rate of
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                                                                          12.52% over the previous fiscal year. In 2010, the
                                                                          company recorded an operating margin of 0.55%, as
Fax                                   + 1 512 4859531                     against 15.12% in 2009.

Website                               www.astrotechcorp.com
                                                                          Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange         ASTC, NASDAQ

Number of Employees                   71

Fiscal Year End                       June

Revenue (in US$ million)              27.98




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                             Weaknesses                          Return on Equity

Affiliation with NASA and US                                              The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                      Declining operational performance
government                                                                0.65% for 2010, as compared to its peers, RKK
                                                                          Energiya im. S.P.Koroleva OAO (Ticker: RKKE),
Focus on R&D                          Low return on equity                Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (Ticker: TDY)
                                                                          and OHB Technology AG (Ticker: OHB), which
Strong liquidity position                                                 recorded ROEs of 16.61%, 15.33% and 10.25%
                                                                          respectively. The company reported a net profit
                                                                          margin of 0.55% in 2010.
Strong presence in space operations

Opportunities                         Threats                             Return on Equity


Growing global space industry         Government contract compliance

                                      New Spacecraft Ground Processing
Rising US homeland security market
                                      Facilities

                                      Stringent regulations




                                                                          Liquidity Position

                                                                          The company reported a current ratio of 1.21 in 2010,
                                                                          as compared to its peers, RKK Energiya im.
                                                                          S.P.Koroleva      OAO,     Teledyne      Technologies
                                                                          Incorporated and OHB Technology AG, which
                                                                          recorded current ratios of 1.10, 1.90 and 2.04
                                                                          respectively. As of June 2010, the company recorded
                                                                          cash and short-term investments of worth US$8.09
                                                                          million, against US$8.47 million current debt. The
                                                                          company reported a debt to equity ratio of 0.21 in
                                                                          2010 as compared to its peers, RKK Energiya im.
                                                                          S.P.Koroleva      OAO,     Teledyne      Technologies
                                                                          Incorporated and OHB Technology AG, which
                                                                          recorded debt to equity ratios of 1.97, 0.34 and 0.50
                                                                          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 ...................................................................................................................................7
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 8
    2.1     Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ...........................................8
    2.2     Key Financial Performance Indicators ...................................................................................................................11
      2.2.1        Revenue and Operating Profit .......................................................................................................................11
      2.2.2        Asset, Liabilities and Capex ..........................................................................................................................12
      2.2.3        Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ............................................................................................................................13
      2.2.4        Operational Efficiency ....................................................................................................................................14
      2.2.5        Solvency ........................................................................................................................................................15
      2.2.6        Valuation ........................................................................................................................................................16
    2.3     Competitive Benchmarking ....................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.1        Market Capitalization .....................................................................................................................................18
      2.3.2        Efficiency .......................................................................................................................................................19
      2.3.3        Capital Expenditure ...................................................................................................................................
								
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