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Nanotech Security Corp.: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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This SWOT analysis and company profile is a crucial resource for industry executives and anyone looking to gain a better understanding of the company's business. ICD Research's "Nanotech Security Corp.: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis" report utilizes a wide range of primary and secondary sources, which are analyzed and presented in a consistent and easily accessible format. ICD Research strictly follows a standardized research methodology to ensure high levels of data quality and these characteristics guarantee a unique report.

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									Nanotech Security Corp.

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Nanotech Security Corp.                                                      Financial Snapshot

                                                                             Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                      103 - 6592 - 176 Street, Surrey, V3S   The company reported revenues of US$2.65 million
Headquarters Address
                                      4G5,Canada                             during 2010, with a CAGR of 4.64% during 2006–
                                                                             2010. Its revenue grew at an annual rate of 10.19%
Telephone                             + 1 604 5768658
                                                                             over the previous fiscal year. In 2010, the company
                                                                             recorded an operating margin of -25.14%, as against -
Fax                                   + 1 604 5760436                        14.21% in 2009.

Website                               www.nanotech.com
                                                                             Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange         NTS, TSX Venture Exchange

Number of Employees                   35

Fiscal Year End                       September

Revenue (in US$ million)              2.65

Revenue (in CAD million)              2.73




SWOT Analysis                                                                Return on Equity

Strengths                             Weaknesses                             The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of -
                                                                             36.54% for 2010, as compared to its peers, Research
Portfolio of unique signatures        Weak operating performance             In Motion Limited (Ticker: RIM), Norsat International
                                                                             Inc. (Ticker: NII) and Mitec Telecom Inc. (Ticker:
                                                                             MTM), which recorded ROEs of 32.32%, 13.52% and
Strong liquidity position                                                    -89.76% respectively. The company reported a net
                                                                             profit margin of -25.14% in 2010.
Opportunities                         Threats
                                                                             Return on Equity
Growing global defense market         Rapidly changing technology

Growing homeland security market in
                                      Stringent regulations
Canada




                                                                             Liquidity Position

                                                                             The company reported a current ratio of 4.51 in 2010,
                                                                             as compared to its peers, Research In Motion Limited,
                                                                             Norsat International Inc. and Mitec Telecom Inc.,
                                                                             which recorded current ratios of 2.39, 4.12 and 2.12
                                                                             respectively. As of September 2010, the company
                                                                             recorded cash and short-term investments of worth
                                                                             US$1.13 million, against zero current debt. The
                                                                             company reported a debt to equity ratio of 0.00 in
                                                                             2010 as compared to its peers, Research In Motion
                                                                             Limited, Norsat International Inc. and Mitec Telecom
                                                                             Inc., which recorded debt to equity ratios of 0.00, 0.00
                                                                             and 0.15 respectively.




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Nanotech Security Corp. - SWOT Profile                                                                                Page 1
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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        Operational Efficiency ....................................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4        Solvency ........................................................................................................................................................13
    2.3     Competitive Benchmarking ....................................................................................................................................14
      2.3.1        Efficiency .......................................................................................................................................................14
      2.3.2        Capital Expenditure .......................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.3        Turnover – Inventory and Asset ....................................................................................................................16
3     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 17
    3.1     SWOT Analysis - Overview ...................................................................................................................................17
    3.2     Strengths ...............................................................................................................................................................17
    3.3     Weaknesses ......................................................................................................................................
								
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