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About Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation, doing business as Wabtec Corporation, provides technology-based equipment and services for the worldwide freight rail and passenger transit industries.
Segments and Products
The company provides its products and services through two principal business segments: the Freight Group and the Transit Group.
The Freight Group primarily manufactures and services components for new and existing freight cars and locomotives, builds new switcher locomotives, rebuilds freight locomotives, and provides related heat exchange and cooling systems. Customers include publicly traded railroads, leasing companies, manufacturers of original equipment, such as locomotives and freight cars, and utilities.
The Transit Group primarily manufactures and services components for new and existing passenger transit vehicles, typically subway cars and buses, builds new commuter locomotives, and refurbishes subway cars. Customers include public transit authorities and municipalities, leasing companies, and manufacturers of subway cars and buses around the world.
The company's product lines include: railway braking equipment and related components; freight car truck components and undercarriage components; draft gears, couplers and slack adjusters; air compressors and dryers; positive train control equipment and electronically controlled pneumatic braking products; railway electronics, including event recorders, monitoring equipment and end of train devices; friction products, including brake shoes and pads; rail and bus door assemblies; accessibility lifts and ramps for buses and subway cars; heat exchangers and cooling products for locomotives and power generation equipment; commuter and switcher locomotives; and transit car and locomotive overhauls.
The companys customers include railroads throughout North America, as well as in the United Kingdom, Australia, Europe, Asia and South Africa; manufacturers of transportation equipment, such as locomotives, freight cars, subway vehicles and buses; lessors of such equipment; and passenger transit authorities, primarily those in North America. The company's major customers include Alstom, Metrolinx, Kawasaki Railcar Inc., GE Transportation Systems, and HSBC Rail.
The company's principal OEM competitor is New York Air Brake Company, a subsidiary of the German air brake producer Knorr-Bremse AG. Its competition for locomotive, freight and passenger transit service and repair is primarily from the railroads and passenger transit authorities in-house operations, Electro-Motive Diesel, GE Transportation Systems, and New York Air Brake/Knorr.
On June 22, 2010, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation formed a joint venture in China to manufacture couplers for the Chinese transit market. The joint venture, Wabtec Golden Bridge Transportation Technology Company, is owned by Wabtec and Hangzhou Golden Bridge Railway Equipment Co., Ltd.
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation was founded in 1869.
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1. WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 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. WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 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. WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION SWOT ANALYSIS
4. WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 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. WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Heavy Machinery Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation Industry Position Analysis
6. WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 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. WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation Major Shareholders
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation History
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation Offices and Representations
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation 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
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation Capital Market Snapshot
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation 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
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation 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
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation 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
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation 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
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation 1-year Stock Charts
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation 5-year Stock Charts
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation 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?