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About Zoom Telephonics, Inc.
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. produces, markets, sells, and supports broadband and dial-up modems, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) products and services, Bluetooth wireless products, and other communication-related products.
The companys dial-up modems connect personal computers and other devices to the local telephone line for transmission of data, fax, voice, and images. Its dial-up modems enable personal computers and other devices to connect to other computers and networks, including the Internet, at data speeds up to 56,000 bits per second.
The companys Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line modems, known as ADSL modems or DSL modems, provide a high-bandwidth connection to the Internet through a telephone line that connects to compatible DSL equipment in or near the central telephone office.
Zooms product line includes wireless products, including wireless-G and wireless-N network products and Bluetooth products. In 2009, the company began shipping 3G mobile broadband products, which provide a high-speed connection to the Internet by using a cellular phone service providers network. Its product line also includes dialers, and Zoom authored and owns some dialer-related patents.
The companys dial-up modems can also link computers, point-of-purchase terminals, or other devices to each other through the traditional telephone network without using the Internet. Its cable modems use the cable-TV cable and DSL modems use the local telephone line to provide a high-speed link to the Internet. Its 3G modems use a cellular service providers network to provide a high-speed link to the network. The companys wireless-G and wireless-N network products typically communicate with a broadband modem for access to the Internet. Its Bluetooth wireless products, such as Bluetooth modem, are designed for Internet access. The companys dialers can be used to route voice calls to a VoIP network that may include the Internet. Its modems and dialers typically connect to a single phone line in a home, office, or other location.
The company has a line of dial-up modems with data speeds up to 56,000 bps, available in internal and external models. PC-oriented internal modems are designed primarily for installation in the PCI slot, PCI-E slot, or PC card slot of IBM PC-compatibles.
DSL modems incorporate the ADSL standards that are used worldwide, including ADSL2/2+, G.dmt, G.Lite, and ANSI T1.413 issue 2.
The company sells cable modems to electronics retailers and cable service providers. Zooms cable modems support DOCSIS standards 1.0, 1.1, and 2.0.
3G Mobile Broadband Modems and Routers
The companys 3G modems support AT&T, T-mobile, and the majority of cellular service providers worldwide who use the GSM standard for voice and data. Zooms 3G wireless-N routers allow someone to plug a 3G modem for Internet access, and to share that Internet access with computers, phones, and other devices with wireless-G or wireless-N capability.
Voice over Internet Protocol Products and Global Village
In 2004, the company introduced a line of products that support VoIP or Voice over Internet Protocol. Its VoIP product line includes the X6v and a line of Analog Telephone Adapters. The X6v includes a DSL modem, a wireless-G router, a firewall, a 4-port switching hub, VoIP, and other features. Zooms Analog Telephone Adapters connect to a routers Ethernet port and to one or more telephones to provide those phones with VoIP capabilities.
Zooms Teleport phone port lets an end-user plug in a normal phone to place and receive voice calls over the Internet, or to place and receive calls over the familiar switched telephone network.
Wireless Local Area Networking
In 2005, the company began shipping DSL modems with Wireless-G local area network capability and Zooms Wireless-G product line also includes USB and PC Card clients and a wireless router.
Bluetooth Modems and Adapters
In 2003, the company began shipping a Bluetooth modem, a Bluetooth USB adapter, and a Bluetooth PC Card adapter.
Dialers and Related Telephony Products
The company manufactures dialers that simplify the placing of a phone call by dialing digits automatically.
Products for Markets outside North America
The company sells products in various countries, including European Union, Caribbean, and South American countries, Canada, Hong Kong, Mexico, Poland, Switzerland, Turkey, the USA, and Vietnam.
Sales, Marketing and Support
The companys sales, marketing, and support are primarily managed from its headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts. In North America, the company sells Zoom, Hayes, and private-label dial-up modem products through Zoom's sales force.
The companys primary competitors by product group include the following:
Dial-up modem competitors: Best Data, Creative Labs, Lite-On, Sitecom, and US Robotics.
DSL modem competitors: 2Wire, 3Com, Actiontec, Airties, Asus, Aztech, Best Data, Cisco Systems (Linksys division), D-Link, Huawei, Netgear, Netopia, Sagem, Siemens (formerly Efficient Networks), Thomson, Westell, Xavi, and ZyXEL Communications.
Cable modem competitors: Arris Systems, Cisco Systems (Linksys and Scientific Atlanta divisions), D-Link, Hon Hai Network Systems (formerly Ambit Microsystems), Motorola, Netgear, SMC Networks, Terrayon, and Thomson.
3G competitors: Cradlepoint, D-Link, Huawei, Netgear, Novatel Wireless, Sierra Wireless, and ZTE.
VoIP hardware competitors: AudioCodes, Cisco Systems (Linksys division), Digium, D-Link, Draytek, Grandstream, Mediatrix, Micro-ATA, MultiTech, Patton, Snom, Zyxel, and 8x8.
Bluetooth competitors: Anycom, Belkin, D-Link, IOGear, Jabra, Kensington, Linksys, Logitech, Sitecom, SMC, Targus, Trendnet, and Trust.
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. was incorporated in 1977.
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1. ZOOM TELEPHONICS, 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. ZOOM TELEPHONICS, 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. ZOOM TELEPHONICS, INC. SWOT ANALYSIS
4. ZOOM TELEPHONICS, 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. ZOOM TELEPHONICS, INC. COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. Zoom Telephonics, Inc. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Zoom Telephonics, Inc. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Zoom Telephonics, Inc. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Zoom Telephonics, Inc. Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Computers and Electronic Equipment Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. Zoom Telephonics, Inc. Industry Position Analysis
6. ZOOM TELEPHONICS, INC. NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. ZOOM TELEPHONICS, INC. EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. ZOOM TELEPHONICS, 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. ZOOM TELEPHONICS, INC. IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. ZOOM TELEPHONICS, INC. PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. ZOOM TELEPHONICS, INC. VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. Major Shareholders
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. History
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. Offices and Representations
Zoom Telephonics, 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
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. Capital Market Snapshot
Zoom Telephonics, 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
Computers and Electronic Equipment Industry Statistics
Zoom Telephonics, 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
Zoom Telephonics, 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
Zoom Telephonics, 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
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. 1-year Stock Charts
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. 5-year Stock Charts
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. Article Density Chart
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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?