Sanmina Corporation provides integrated manufacturing solutions, components, products and repair, logistics, and after-market services worldwide. The company offers product design and engineering solutions comprising concept development, detailed design, prototyping, validation, preproduction, and manufacturing design release; manufacturing solutions of components, subassemblies, and complete systems; final system assembly and test services; direct order fulfillment and logistics services; after-market product service and support; and supply chain management services. It also provides interconnect systems, such as printed circuit board fabrication, backplane, and cable assemblies; and mechanical systems, including enclosures, precision machining, and plastic injection molding; non-volatile DIMMs, solid state drives, and DRAM solutions; defense and aerospace products; storage products; and optical and radio frequency modules. The company offers its services to original equipment manufacturers in the communications networks, computing and storage, multimedia, industrial and semiconductor capital equipment, defense and aerospace, medical, energy and clean technology, and automotive industries. The company was formerly known as Sanmina-SCI Corporation and changed its name to Sanmina Corporation in November 2012. Sanmina Corporation was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
Business Analysis of Sanmina
The Industrial Goods & Services Sector is witnessing a major shakeup, new age business models in the industry are transforming both customers and businesses. Faced with this uncertainity, companies are investing resources to transform their business. An in-depth business analysis is a valuable resource to identify and articulate the need for a business model change. At R&P Research we believe, the starting point for a business analysis is Benchmarking. Business benchmarking can be done at various levels: 1) Industry Benchmarking 2) Peer Benchmarking 3) Disruptors Benchmarking. In this report, we share the snapshot of how Sanmina compares against the industry on the major performance indicators. This analysis, along with peer group/disruptors benchmarking and revenue model understanding can help identify growth and cost optimization opportunities to maximize the value delivered by Sanmina to its stakeholders. R&P Research Industry Intelligence Platform provides historical data for last 15 years with an easy to use benchmarking interface for an in-depth comparative business analysis.
Here is the performance snapshot of Sanmina with an interactive chart.
- Revenue Growth: Sanmina reported a revenue growth of 1.7% year-on-year during 2016. Electronic Equipment & Parts Industry grew at 6.0% in the same period
- COGS share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Sanmina spent 92.1% of its total revenues on COGS. Electronic Equipment & Parts industry average (COGS share of revenue) in the same period was 76.0%
- R&D share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Sanmina spent 0.6% of its total revenues on R&D. Electronic Equipment & Parts industry average R&D spending in the same period was 2.6%
- SG&A share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Sanmina spent 3.8% of its total revenues on Sales, Marketing, and General Administration (SG&A). Electronic Equipment & Parts industry average SG&A spending in the same period was 14.4%
- Inventory share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Sanmina spent 14.6% of its total revenues on Inventories. Electronic Equipment & Parts industry average Inventory spending in the same period was 13.2%
- Accounts Payable share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Sanmina invested 17.3% of its total revenues on Accounts Payable (A/P) Electronic Equipment & Parts industry average Accounts Payable investment in the same period was 12.7%
- Accounts Receivable share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Sanmina invested 15.0% of its total revenues on Accounts Receivable (A/R). Electronic Equipment & Parts industry average Accounts Receivable investment in the same period was 12.4%
- PP&E share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Sanmina invested 9.5% of its total revenues on Property, Plants, and Equipments (PP&E). Electronic Equipment & Parts industry average PPE investment in the same period was 12.0%
- Intangibles share of Revenues: Sanmina Intangibles share of Revenues details are not available because either company does not share the data or we do not have it
- Net Margins: Sanmina Net Margins in the year 2016 were 2.9%. Electronic Equipment & Parts industry average Net Margins in the same period were 3.1%
Sector and Industry Association of Sanmina
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Sanmina is associated with Industrials Sector Group, Industrial Goods & Services Sector, and Electronic Equipment & Parts Industry.
Industrial Goods & Services sector is comprised of the following industries: Industrial Conglomerates; Industrial Machinery; Electrical Components & Equipment; Electronic Equipment & Parts; Containers & Packaging. The definitions for each of the industries is as follows:
- Industrial Conglomerates industry includes Industrial companies engaged in three or more classes of business within the Industrial industry that differ substantially from each other.
- Industrial Machinery industry includes designers, manufacturers, distributors and installers of industrial machinery and factory equipment, such as machine tools, lathes, presses and assembly line equipment. It also includes makers of pollution control equipment, castings, pressings, welded shapes, structural steelwork, compressors, pumps, bearings, elevators and escalators.
- Electrical Components & Equipment industry consists of manufacturers and distributors of electrical parts for finished products, such as printed circuit boards for radios, televisions and other consumer electronics. It also includes makers of cables, wires, ceramics, transistors, electric adapters, fuel cells and security cameras. Manufacturers of Electric motors and generators and mechanical motion control products are also part of this industry.
- Electronic Equipment & Parts industry includes companies offering Manufacturing and Design services for Engineered Components and Products used in different industries. Companies providing Laser-based manufacturing products are part of this industry.
- Containers & Packaging industry includes producers and distributors of cardboard, bags, boxes, cans, drums, bottles, jars and glass used for packaging. Specialty Packaging Products and Pressure-Sensitive Materials producers are also part of this industry.
Industry Ranking of Sanmina
With $6.5 billion revenues, Sanmina ranked number 1 of all the companies in the US Electronic Equipment & Parts industry. There were a total of 12 public companies in the US Electronic Equipment & Parts industry that had revenues greater than $50 million during 2016.
The top-10 companies in the US Electronic Equipment & Parts industry by revenues during 2016 were:
Business Model Analysis (BMA) Framework
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