GDF Suez SA (GSZ) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Mar, 2015 |    No of Pages: 70 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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GDF Suez SA (GSZ) - 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

GDF Suez SA (GDF Suez) is an energy company which operates in three areas: electricity, natural gas and energy services. It purchases, produces and markets natural gas and electricity; transports, stores, distributes, manages and develops major gas infrastructures; and offers energy services. The company has operations in over 70 countries across North America, South America, Europe, Africa and, Asia, Middle East & Pacific. GDF Suez is headquartered in Paris, France.The company focuses on enhancing its operations through contracts.

GDF Suez SA Key Recent Developments

Feb 26, 2015 GDF Suez needs Areva to provide nuclear reactors and wind turbines
Feb 26, 2015 2014 annual results: GDF SUEZ
Feb 26, 2015 GDF SUEZ 2014 annual results: all financial targets achieved
Feb 26, 2015 GDF SUEZ and Cyberzone Properties Inc. announce the development of a district cooling system in Manila in the Philippines

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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
GDF Suez SA - Key Facts 6
GDF Suez SA - Key Employees 7
GDF Suez SA - Key Employee Biographies 9
GDF Suez SA - Major Products and Services 10
GDF Suez SA - Key Operational Summary 11
GDF Suez SA - History 12
GDF Suez SA - Locations And Subsidiaries 23
Head Office 23
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 23
Affiliate 31
Joint Venture 31
Section 2 – Company Analysis 32
GDF Suez SA - Business Description 32
GDF Suez SA - Corporate Strategy 33
GDF Suez SA - SWOT Analysis 34
SWOT Analysis - Overview 34
GDF Suez SA - Strengths 34
Strength - Improved Operating Margin 34
Strength - R&D Capabilities 34
Strength - Strong LNG Operations 34
GDF Suez SA - Weaknesses 35
Weakness - Revoked Subsidies 35
Weakness - Decline in EBITDA: GDF Suez Energy Europe Segment 35
GDF Suez SA - Opportunities 36
Opportunity - Contracts and Agreements 36
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Electricity Demand: the UK 36
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 36
GDF Suez SA - Threats 37
Threat - Intense Competition 37
Threat - Stringent Environmental Norms 37
Threat - Legal and Political Framework 37
GDF Suez SA - Key Competitors 38
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 39
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 39
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 40
Performance Chart 41
Financial Performance 41
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 42
Section 4 – Company’s Power, Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 43
GDF Suez SA, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 43
GDF Suez SA, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 44
GDF Suez SA, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 45
GDF Suez SA, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 46
GDF Suez SA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 47
GDF Suez SA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 48
GDF Suez SA, Recent Deals Summary 49
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 50
Feb 26, 2015: GDF Suez needs Areva to provide nuclear reactors and wind turbines 50
Feb 26, 2015: 2014 annual results: GDF SUEZ 51
Feb 26, 2015: GDF SUEZ 2014 annual results: all financial targets achieved 56
Feb 26, 2015: GDF SUEZ and Cyberzone Properties Inc. announce the development of a district cooling system in Manila in the Philippines 58
Feb 24, 2015: Cameron LNG Applies For Federal Approval Of Liquefaction Facilities Expansion 59
Feb 19, 2015: GDF SUEZ Wins An Important Liquefied Natural Gas Supply Contract With The Lactalis Group 60
Feb 03, 2015: GDF SUEZ Signs A Cooperation Agreement With TheTunisian Company Of Electricity And Gas 61
Jan 19, 2015: GDF Suez and Suez Environnement sign a solar-powered seawater desalination research contract in Abu Dhabi 62
Jan 14, 2015: Statoil Returns Three Greenland's West Coast Exploration Licenses 63
Jan 13, 2015: GDF Suez to double Europe renewable energy capacity by 2025 64
Section 6 – Appendix 65
Methodology 65
Ratio Definitions 65
About GlobalData 69
Contact Us 70
Disclaimer 70

List of Tables

GDF Suez SA, Key Facts 6
GDF Suez SA, Key Employees 7
GDF Suez SA, Key Employee Biographies 9
GDF Suez SA, Major Products and Services 10
GDF Suez SA, Key Operational Summary, 2011 11
GDF Suez SA, History 12
GDF Suez SA, Other Locations 23
GDF Suez SA, Subsidiaries 23
GDF Suez SA, Affiliate 31
GDF Suez SA, Joint Venture 31
GDF Suez SA, Key Competitors 38
GDF Suez SA, Ratios based on current share price 39
GDF Suez SA, Annual Ratios 40
GDF Suez SA, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 43
GDF Suez SA, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 44
GDF Suez SA, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 45
GDF Suez SA, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 46
GDF Suez SA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 47
GDF Suez SA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 48
GDF Suez SA, Recent Deals Summary 49
Currency Codes 65
Units 65
Capital Market Ratios 65
Equity Ratios 66
Profitability Ratios 66
Cost Ratios 67
Liquidity Ratios 67
Leverage Ratios 68
Efficiency Ratios 68

List of Figures

GDF Suez SA, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 41
GDF Suez SA, Ratio Charts 42
GDF Suez SA, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 43
GDF Suez SA, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 44
GDF Suez SA, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 45
GDF Suez SA, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 46
GDF Suez SA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 47
GDF Suez SA, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 48


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