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									SPX Corporation

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SPX Corporation                                                               Financial Snapshot

                                                                              Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                  13515 Ballantyne Corporate Place,           The company reported revenues of US$4,886.80
Headquarters Address
                                  Charlotte, 28277,United States of America   million during 2010, with a CAGR of 5.57% during
                                                                              2006–2010. Its revenue grew at an annual rate of
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                                                                              0.85% over the previous fiscal year. In 2010, the
                                                                              company recorded an operating margin of 6.50%, as
Fax                               N/A                                         against 3.53% in 2009.

Website                           www.spx.comen
                                                                              Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange     SPW, New York Stock Exchange

Number of Employees               15,500

Fiscal Year End                   December

Revenue (in US$ million)          4,886.80




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                         Weaknesses                                  Return on Equity

Inorganic growth strategy         High indebtedness                           The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                              9.80% for 2010, as compared to its peers, Alstom SA
                                                                              (Ticker: ALO), ABB Ltd (Ticker: ABBN) and Siemens
Market leading position                                                       AG (Ticker: SIE), which recorded ROEs of 29.75%,
                                                                              17.21% and 13.76% respectively. The company
Strong research and development                                               reported an operating margin of 6.50% in 2010.

Opportunities                     Threats                                     Return on Equity

Growing Cooling system market     Highly competitive environment

Key contracts                     Increase in raw material prices

Strategic acquisitions            Stringent regulations




                                                                              Liquidity Position

                                                                              The company reported a current ratio of 1.41 in 2010,
                                                                              as compared to its peers, Alstom SA, ABB Ltd and
                                                                              Siemens AG, which recorded current ratios of 0.95,
                                                                              1.51 and 1.22 respectively. As of December 2010, the
                                                                              company recorded cash and short-term investments
                                                                              of worth US$455.40 million, against US$50.80 million
                                                                              current debt. The company reported a debt to equity
                                                                              ratio of 0.57 in 2010 as compared to its peers, Alstom
                                                                              SA, ABB Ltd and Siemens AG, which recorded debt
                                                                              to equity ratios of 0.64, 0.15 and 0.76 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
    1.4       Key Financial Performance Indicators ...................................................................................................................8
      1.4.1       Revenue and Operating Profit ...........................................................................................................................8
      1.4.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex ...............................................................................................................................9
      1.4.3       Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ..............................................................................................................................10
      1.4.4       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................11
      1.4.5       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................12
      1.4.6       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................13
    1.5       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................14
      1.5.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................15
      1.5.2       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................16
      1.5.3       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................17
      1.5.4       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................18
      1.5.5       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................19
      1.5.6       Liquidity ............................................................................................................................................................20
2     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ........................................................................................... 21
    2.1       M&A and Partnerships Strategy ...........................................................................................................................21
3     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 24
4     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 26
    4.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................26
    4.2       Strengths ..................................................................................................................................................
								
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