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- Also the report provides relevant news, an analysis of PR-activity, and stock price movements. The latter are correlated with pertinent news and press releases, and annual and quarterly forecasts are given by a variety of experts and market research firms. Such information creates your awareness about principal trends of Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. business.
About Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc.
Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. engages in developing and commercializing solutions for energy needs. The company offers technologies that provide alternative-fuel energy solutions for the industrial and power generation markets.
The companys systems use spark-ignited internal combustion engines (ICE) powered by alternative fuels, such as hydrogen, ethanol, methanol, or ammonia. It uses proprietary engine controller and software to distribute ignition spark and fuel to injectors.
The company focuses on the following market segments: distributed power generation via renewable power support; power generation using clean-burning by-product gases such as hydrogen; and industrial applications for engine controls and fuel distribution systems.
Products and Markets
The company manufactures and markets products under the brand name Oxx Power. Oxx Power engines and gensets are assembled and tested at Algona, Iowa facility. Its product offerings includes Zero-Emissions Engines for Industrial Mobile Equipment, such as 4.9L, 6 Cylinder Oxx Power Hydrogen Engines; and Add-On Systems for the Wind Power Industry, such as Hydrogen-fueled 50kW Oxx Power Generator Systems and Hydrogen-fueled 250kW 4 + 1 Generator Systems.
The company entered into a strategic alliance with Startech Environmental Corporation, a Connecticut based firm, in February 2008. Startech designs and manufactures plasma conversion waste processing equipment. It produces gas from its waste mitigation process that can be used to create power from both traditional and non-traditional power generation systems.
In October 2010, Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. and Wisconsin Motorsports LLC have signed an agreement to form Oxx Power Continental, a Joint Venture, to produce a wet sleeve version of the Oxx Power 4.9L six cylinder engine.
The company competes with the companies targeting production of hydrogen-fueled engines, such as Ford, GM, Honda, and BMW. Other competitors and potential competitors include H2Car Co., Cummins/Westport, Mazda, and Caterpillar.
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1. HYDROGEN ENGINE CENTER, INC. COMPANY PROFILE
1.1. Key facts
1.2. Financial Performance
1.3. Key Executives
1.4. Ownership and Major Holders
1.5. Company History
2. HYDROGEN ENGINE CENTER, INC. BUSINESS OVERVIEW
2.1. Business Description
2.2. Major Products and Services
2.3. Markets and Sales Activities
2.4. Locations, Subsidiaries, Operating Units
3. HYDROGEN ENGINE CENTER, INC. SWOT ANALYSIS
4. HYDROGEN ENGINE CENTER, INC. FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
4.1. Financial Statements
4.1.1. Income Statement
4.1.2. Balance Sheet
4.1.3. Cash Flow
4.2. Financial Ratios
4.2.2. Margin Analysis
4.2.3. Asset Turnover
4.2.4. Credit Ratios
4.2.5. Long-Term Solvency
4.2.6. Growth Over Prior Year
4.2.7. Financial Ratios Charts
4.3. Stock Market Snapshot
5. HYDROGEN ENGINE CENTER, INC. COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Heavy Machinery Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. Industry Position Analysis
6. HYDROGEN ENGINE CENTER, INC. NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. HYDROGEN ENGINE CENTER, INC. EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. HYDROGEN ENGINE CENTER, INC. ENHANCED SWOT ANALYSIS2
9. UNITED STATES PESTEL ANALYSIS2
9.1. Political Factors
9.2. Economic Factors
9.3. Social Factors
9.4. Technological Factors
9.5. Environmental Factors
9.6. Legal Factors
10. HYDROGEN ENGINE CENTER, INC. IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. HYDROGEN ENGINE CENTER, INC. PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. HYDROGEN ENGINE CENTER, INC. VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. Major Shareholders
Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. History
Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. Offices and Representations
Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. SWOT Analysis
Yearly Income Statement Including Trends
Income Statement Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Balance Sheet Including Trends
Balance Sheet Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Cash Flow Including Trends
Cash Flow Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. Capital Market Snapshot
Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. Direct Competitors Key Facts
Direct Competitors Profitability Ratios
Direct Competitors Margin Analysis Ratios
Direct Competitors Asset Turnover Ratios
Direct Competitors Credit Ratios
Direct Competitors Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Heavy Machinery Industry Statistics
Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. Industry Position
Company vs. Industry Income Statement Analysis
Company vs. Industry Balance Sheet Analysis
Company vs. Industry Cash Flow Analysis
Company vs. Industry Ratios Comparison
Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. Consensus Recommendations1
Analyst Recommendation Summary1
Price Target Summary1
Experts Recommendation Trends1
Revenue Estimates Analysis1
Earnings Estimates Analysis1
Revenue Estimates Trend1
Earnings Estimates Trend1
LIST OF FIGURES
Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. Annual Revenues in Comparison with Cost of Goods Sold and Gross Profit
Profit Margin Chart
Operating Margin Chart
Return on Equity (ROE) Chart
Return on Assets (ROA) Chart
Debt to Equity Chart
Current Ratio Chart
Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. 1-year Stock Charts
Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. 5-year Stock Charts
Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. Article Density Chart
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SWOT, which stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, is an analytical framework that identifies the internal and external factors that are favorable and unfavorable for a company.
Enhanced SWOT Analysis
Enhanced SWOT is a 3×3 grid that arranges strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats into one scheme:
- How to use the strengths to take advantage of the opportunities?
- How to use the strengths to reduce likelihood and impact of the threats?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that obstruct taking advantage of the opportunities?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that can make the threats a reality?
Upon answering these questions a company can develop a project plan to improve its business performance.
PESTEL (also termed as PESTLE) is an ideal tool to strategically analyze what influence different outside factors – political, economic, sociocultural, technological, environmental and legal – exert on a business to later chart its long term targets.
Being part of the external analysis when carrying out a strategic assessment or performing a market study, PESTEL gives an overview of diverse macro-environmental factors that any company should thoughtfully consider. By perceiving these outside environments, businesses can maximally benefit from the opportunities while minimizing the threats to the organization.
Key Factors Examined by PESTEL Analysis:
- Political – What opportunities and pressures are brought by political bodies and what is the degree of public regulations’ impact on the business?
- Economic – What economic policies, trends and structures are expected to affect the organization, what is this influence’s degree?
- Sociological – What cultural and societal aspects will work upon the demand for the business’s products and operations?
- Technological – What impact do the technological aspects, innovations, incentives and barriers have on the organization?
- Environmental – What environmental and ecological facets, both locally and farther afield, are likely to predetermine the business?
- Legal – What laws and legislation will exert influence on the style the business is carried out?
IFE, EFE, IE Matrices
The Internal Factor Evaluation matrix (IFE matrix) is a strategic management tool helping audit or evaluate major weaknesses and strengths in a business’s functional areas. In addition, IFE matrix serves as a basis for identifying and assessing relationships amongst those areas. The IFE matrix is utilised in strategy formulation.
The External Factor Evaluation matrix (EFE matrix) is a tool of strategic management that is typically utilised to assess current market conditions. It is an ideal instrument for visualising and prioritising the threats and opportunities a firm is facing.
The essential difference between the above mentioned matrices lies in the type of factors incorporated in the model; whilst the latter is engaged in internal factors, the former deals exceptionally with external factors – those exposed to social, political, economic, legal, etc. external forces.
Being a continuation of the EFE matrix and IFE matrix models, the Internal External matrix (IE matrix) rests upon an investigation of external and internal business factors integrated into one suggestive model.
Porter Five Forces Analysis
The Porter’s five forces analysis studies the industry of operation and helps the company find new sources of competitive advantage. The analysis surveys an industry through five major questions:
- What composes a threat of substitute products and services?
- Is there a threat of new competitors entering the market?
- What is the intensity of competitive rivalry?
- How big is the bargaining power of buyers?
- How significant is the bargaining power of suppliers?
VRIO stands for Value, Rarity, Imitability, Organization. This analysis helps to evaluate all company’s resources and capabilities and bring them together into one aggregate table that includes:
- Tangible resources
- Intangible resources
- Innovation and Creativity
- Organizational capabilities
The result of the analysis gives a clear picture of company’s competitive and economic implications, answering the questions if the resources mentioned above are:
- Costly to imitate?
- Organized properly?