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Andalay Solar Inc (WEST) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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    SWOT Analysis

  • 31 Pages
  • January 2020
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 4392867
Andalay Solar Inc (WEST) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:
  • Business description - A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy - Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Andalay Solar, Inc. (Andalay Solar) undertakes the development and manufacture of integrated solar power systems and solar panels with integrated microinverters. It designs and manufactures solar power systems for residential and small commercial customers. The company also designs solar panels with integrated micro-inverters. Andalay Solar sells its AC solar panels to solar installers, trade workers and do-it-yourself customers through its dealer network, distribution partnerships, and retail home improvement outlets. It offers solar power systems for both residential and commercial rooftop customers. It offers its products in the US, Canada, Caribbean and South America. Andalay Solar is headquartered in San Jose, California, the US.

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Table of Contents

Section 1 - About the Company
  • Andalay Solar Inc - Key Facts
  • Andalay Solar Inc - Key Employees
  • Andalay Solar Inc - Major Products and Services
  • Andalay Solar Inc - History
  • Andalay Solar Inc - Locations And Subsidiaries
  • Head Office

Section 2 - Company Analysis
  • Company Overview
  • Andalay Solar Inc - Business Description
  • Andalay Solar Inc - SWOT Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis - Overview
  • Andalay Solar Inc - Strengths
  • Andalay Solar Inc - Weaknesses
  • Andalay Solar Inc - Opportunities
  • Andalay Solar Inc - Threats
  • Andalay Solar Inc - Key Competitors

Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
  • Performance Chart
  • Financial Performance
  • Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts

Section 4 - Company’s Power Financial Deals and Alliances
  • Andalay Solar Inc, Power, Deals By Year, 2014 to YTD 2020
  • Andalay Solar Inc, Power, Deals By Type, 2014 to YTD 2020
  • Andalay Solar Inc, Recent Deals Summary

Section 5 - Appendix
  • Methodology
  • Ratio Definitions
  • About the Author
  • Contact Us
  • Disclaimer

List of Tables
  • Andalay Solar Inc, Key Facts
  • Andalay Solar Inc, Key Employees
  • Andalay Solar Inc, Major Products and Services
  • Andalay Solar Inc, History
  • Andalay Solar Inc, Key Competitors
  • Andalay Solar Inc, Ratios based on current share price
  • Andalay Solar Inc, Annual Ratios
  • Andalay Solar Inc, Annual Ratios (Cont...1)
  • Andalay Solar Inc, Interim Ratios
  • Andalay Solar Inc, Power, Deals By Year, 2014 to YTD 2020
  • Andalay Solar Inc, Power, Deals By Type, 2014 to YTD 2020
  • Andalay Solar Inc, Recent Deals Summary
  • Currency Codes
  • Capital Market Ratios
  • Equity Ratios
  • Profitability Ratios
  • Cost Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Leverage Ratios
  • Efficiency Ratios

List of Figures
  • Andalay Solar Inc, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014)
  • Andalay Solar Inc, Ratio Charts
  • Andalay Solar Inc, Power, Deals By Year, 2014 to YTD 2020
  • Andalay Solar Inc, Power, Deals by Type, 2014 to YTD 2020

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