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About Torvec, Inc.
Torvec, Inc., a development stage company, focuses on developing and commercializing its technology solutions for use in automotive applications.
The company primarily develops a full terrain vehicle (FTV), which combines the speed and handling of a truck with the full terrain capability of a tracked vehicle. It also designs, develops, and intends to commercialize Iso-torque differential; infinitely variable transmissions (IVT) for diesel and gasoline engines; steering drive and suspension systems for tracked vehicles; high speed and steel-reinforced rubber tracks; hydraulic pumps and motors; and constant velocity joint mechanism.
Full Terrain Vehicle (FTV): The companys FTV prototype combines the high speed capabilities of trucks and cars with the high traction capabilities of tracked vehicles. The FTV incorporates two company inventions, including the steering drive and suspension system for tracked vehicles and high speed steel-reinforced rubber tracks.
IsoTorque Differential: The companys ISO-Torque differential outperforms the Torsen. It has been working with various Nissan-sponsored race car teams.
Infinitely Variable Transmission Hydraulic Pump/Motor: The company has developed three distinct generations of infinitely variable transmissions (IVTs) for diesel and gasoline engines, namely, the first generation, hydro mechanical transmission configured its Dodge Ram diesel 4x4, including an all-hydraulic variation configured for gasoline engines; a second generation, modular, hydro mechanical transmission configured for both gasoline and diesel engines; and the third generation, single hydraulic unit configured for both diesel and gasoline engines.
Constant Velocity Joint Mechanism: The company's first rendition of the constant velocity joint uses gears rather than sliding balls to function. Its constant velocity joint does not require high pressure lubrication and requires conventional automotive tolerances to function. In addition, its constant velocity joint design eliminates the need for grinding, including the need for ball grinders.
In 2009, the company and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) agreed to the establishment of a safety and efficiency in automobiles laboratory (SEAL) at RIT to explore the synergies that can be created by the mutual cooperation between the company and RIT, towards development of advanced automotive and related energy technologies.
In 2009, the company and the center for integrated manufacturing studies at RIT entered into an agreement to enable it to test its velocity joint technology for the worldwide mining industry under SEALs auspices. To accomplish this goal, the company entered into an agreement in 2009, with Eastern Mining & Industrial Supply, Inc.
The company serves the Asian, African, South and Central American, and Eastern European markets.
Torvec, Inc. was founded in 1996.
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1. TORVEC, 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. TORVEC, 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. TORVEC, INC. SWOT ANALYSIS
4. TORVEC, 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. TORVEC, INC. COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. Torvec, Inc. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Torvec, Inc. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Torvec, Inc. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Torvec, Inc. Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Auto Parts Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. Torvec, Inc. Industry Position Analysis
6. TORVEC, INC. NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. TORVEC, INC. EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. TORVEC, 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. TORVEC, INC. IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. TORVEC, INC. PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. TORVEC, INC. VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
Torvec, Inc. Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Torvec, Inc. Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Torvec, Inc. Major Shareholders
Torvec, Inc. History
Torvec, Inc. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Torvec, Inc. Offices and Representations
Torvec, 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
Torvec, Inc. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Torvec, Inc. Capital Market Snapshot
Torvec, 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
Auto Parts Industry Statistics
Torvec, 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
Torvec, 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
Torvec, 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
Torvec, Inc. 1-year Stock Charts
Torvec, Inc. 5-year Stock Charts
Torvec, Inc. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Torvec, Inc. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Torvec, 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?