Allete, Inc. (ALE) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2016 |    No of Pages: 47 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Allete, Inc. (ALE) - 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 by GlobalData 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.

Highlights

ALLETE, Inc. (ALLETE) is an energy company that provides energy services in the upper Midwest. The company also invests in transmission infrastructure and other energy-centric businesses. ALLETE participates in real estate holdings in Florida. The company's energy businesses include BNI Coal, Minnesota Power, ALLETE Properties, Superior Water Light & Power (SWL&P), U.S. Water Services and ALLETE Clean Energy. It serves residential, commercial, industrial and municipal customers. ALLETE is headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota, the US.

Allete, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Feb 18, 2016: ALLETE Reports Increased 2015 Earnings
Dec 17, 2015: Minnesota Power Completes Major Environmental Improvement Project at Its Largest Generating Station
Nov 05, 2015: ALLETE Promotes Patrick L. Cutshall to Company Treasurer
Nov 03, 2015: ALLETE, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Earnings of $1.23 Per Share
Oct 01, 2015: ALLETE Vice President and Treasurer Donald W. Stellmaker to Retire at the End of 2015

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Allete, Inc. - Key Facts 6
Allete, Inc. - Key Employees 7
Allete, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Allete, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Allete, Inc. - History 10
Allete, Inc. - Company Statement 13
Allete, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Section 2 - Company Analysis 18
Allete, Inc. - Business Description 18
Allete, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 19
Allete, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
Allete, Inc. - Strengths 20
Strength - Diversified Business Operations 20
Strength - Established Customer Base 20
Strength - Increase in Revenue 20
Allete, Inc. - Weaknesses 21
Weakness - Rising Debt Burden 21
Weakness - Increasing Trade Receivables 21
Allete, Inc. - Opportunities 22
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 22
Opportunity - Prospects for Growth in Demand for Electricity: the US 22
Opportunity - Business Initiatives 22
Allete, Inc. - Threats 23
Threat - Highly Competitive Environment 23
Threat - Operational Faults 23
Threat - Substitutes for Renewable Energy Sources 23
Allete, Inc. - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26
Performance Chart 27
Financial Performance 27
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29
Section 4 - Company's Power Financial Deals and Alliances 30
Allete, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 30
Allete, Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 31
Allete, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 32
Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 33
Feb 18, 2016: ALLETE Reports Increased 2015 Earnings 33
Dec 17, 2015: Minnesota Power Completes Major Environmental Improvement Project at Its Largest Generating Station 34
Nov 05, 2015: ALLETE Promotes Patrick L. Cutshall to Company Treasurer 35
Nov 03, 2015: ALLETE, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Earnings of $1.23 Per Share 36
Oct 01, 2015: ALLETE Vice President and Treasurer Donald W. Stellmaker to Retire at the End of 2015 37
Sep 01, 2015: Minnesota Power shapes a future with less coal and more renewables in plan filed with state regulators 38
Aug 04, 2015: ALLETE, Inc. Quarterly Earnings Increase from a Year Ago 39
May 15, 2015: Great Northern Transmission Line Needed: MPUC 40
Feb 17, 2015: ALLETE Earnings Rise in 2014 41
Jan 27, 2015: U.S. Water Announces Strategic Partnership with ALLETE 42
Section 6 - Appendix 43
Methodology 43
Ratio Definitions 43
About GlobalData 47
Contact Us 47
Disclaimer 47

List of Tables
Allete, Inc., Key Facts 6
Allete, Inc., Key Employees 7
Allete, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Allete, Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Allete, Inc., History 10
Allete, Inc., Subsidiaries 16
Allete, Inc., Key Competitors 24
Allete, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 25
Allete, Inc., Annual Ratios 26
Allete, Inc., Interim Ratios 28
Allete, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 30
Allete, Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 31
Allete, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 32
Currency Codes 43
Capital Market Ratios 43
Equity Ratios 44
Profitability Ratios 44
Cost Ratios 45
Liquidity Ratios 45
Leverage Ratios 46
Efficiency Ratios 46

List of Figures
Allete, Inc., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 27
Allete, Inc., Ratio Charts 29
Allete, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 30
Allete, Inc., Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 31


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