Siemens Swot

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COMPANY OVERVIEW
Siemens AG was founded in 1847; it is a German company, with its headquarters in Munich. They work in the technological sector, more specifically in the industry, energy and healthcare. In the first case, the industry sector, Siemens work in specific areas such as automation and lighting. More so, they also handle services to building and mobility solutions. Solutions for plant business, industrial solutions and transportation systems have become a great deal for this company. Moving to the energy category Siemens plays a big role, they outfit solutions for the generation, transmission and distribution of power. It also participates in the oil and gas industry by extracting, converting and transporting oil and gas. As we already mention, Siemens also perform in the healthcare division by developing, manufacturing and marketing therapeutic and diagnostic systems. Among their key employees, Mr. Peter Loescher is the Chairman of Managing Board, Chief Executive, as well as Officer, President and Member of Equity and Employee Stock Committee. Another important character is Mr. Joe Kaeser. He performs as the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice-president, member of the Managing Board and Member of Equity and Employee Stock Committee. In the area of technology, Dr. Hermann Requardt, works as the Chief Technology Officer, Head of Corporate Technology, Vice-president, member of Managing Board and Chief Executive Officer of Healthcare Sector. The CEO of the industry segment is Dr. Siegfried Russwurm. And the CEO of the industry sector is Dr. Heinrich Hiesinger. They are all members of the managing board. The top 5 Institutional Holders are: FMR LLC (7,401,535 shares, 0,85%); Fisher Investments, Inc. (6,440,813 shares, 0,74%); Wellington Management Company, LLP (2,201,780, 0,25%); Tradewinds Global Investors, LLC (2,159,612 shares, 0,25%); Invesco Ltd. (2,079,714, 0,24%).

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CONTEXT FOR THE ANALYSIS
Siemens is an innovative company, and this is evident with their Innovation Record for 1300 patents from only 12 inventors, and a total number of 57900 for this year. This is a very challenging industry and as the numbers show, Siemens is not number 1 company. General Electric has a bigger market capital, and is the direct competitors. The purpose of the analysis is to understand Siemens AG situation, positioning, strengths and weaknesses and industry situation to recommend or not the company as a potential addition to your portfolio. In these days Siemens is having a good performance and its rank in the top companies for the industry they are in. As we already mention it is a very innovative and challenging industry so they have to continue innovating and in the good path.

ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
A short economic analysis of the company with an emphasis on analyzing the company’s market (SWOT) and understanding the company’s position within this market (market growth, market risk, competitors, market share, etc.).

Siemens AG (Siemens) is a leading electronics and electrical engineering company. It operates in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors. The business operations of the company are broadly classified into five segments, namely, Industry; Energy; Healthcare; Siemens IT Solutions and Services (SIS) and Siemens Financial Services (SFS); . Geographically, the company operates in more than 190 countries worldwide. Siemens is head-quartered in Munich, Germany. Siemens has strong presence in the renewable energy sector. We try to analyse the company 's market analysing each segment. •Information and Communications: this sector offers a unique combination of skills for the wireless communication and the internet of the second generation, the professional advice and the solutions IT in the fields of the safety, the mobile business and the e-business. •Siemens Building Technologies: develop and implement systems for the management of buildings and similar devices used...
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