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The Babcock & Wilcox Company (BWC) - 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.HighlightsThe Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) is a provider of power generation systems. It designs, develops, manufactures and constructs power generation and emission control systems and equipment for utilities and industries. Its services cater to environmental, nuclear power, fossil power, pulp and paper, government services and renewable energy sectors. The product portfolio of the company includes auxiliary equipment, commercial nuclear plant components, commercial nuclear steam generators, boilers, modular nuclear reactors, naval nuclear components, boiler replacement parts and environmental equipment, among others. It also offers technical services such as environmental site restoration services, uranium processing, and management and operating services, among others. The company and its subsidiaries operate in several countries across the world including the US, Canada, Mexico, Brasil, Poland, the UK, Germany, France, Korea, India, Japan, Germany, Chile, Italy, and Australia. B&W is headquartered in Charlotte, the US.The Babcock & Wilcox Company Key Recent DevelopmentsJun 29, 2015: B&W Celebrates Grand Opening of Advanced Waste-to-Energy Plant in West Palm BeachJun 08, 2015: The Babcock & Wilcox Company Board of Directors Approves Spin-Off of Power Generation BusinessMay 06, 2015: Babcock & Wilcox Announces First Quarter 2015 ResultsFeb 25, 2015: Babcock & Wilcox Announces Fourth Quarter 2014 ResultsFeb 20, 2015: B&W Announces Quarterly DividendKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Key Facts 6The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Key Employees 7The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Key Employee Biographies 9The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Major Products and Services 12The Babcock & Wilcox Company - History 13The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Company Statement 21The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Locations And Subsidiaries 24Head Office 24Other Locations & Subsidiaries 24Section 2 – Company Analysis 27The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Business Description 27The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Corporate Strategy 29The Babcock & Wilcox Company - SWOT Analysis 30SWOT Analysis - Overview 30The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Strengths 30Strength - Nuclear Operations Segment 30Strength - Environmental Stewardship 30Strength - Strong Liquidity Position 30Strength - Increased Liquidity 30The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Weaknesses 31Weakness - Decline in Performance - Power Generation segment 31Weakness - Decline in Operating Margin 31The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Opportunities 32Opportunity - Contracts and Agreements 32Opportunity - Carbon Capture Research 32Opportunity - MEGTEC Systems, Inc. 32The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Threats 33Threat - Dependence on Few Customers 33Threat - Highly Competition Industry 33Threat - Litigations 33The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Key Competitors 34Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 35Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 35Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 36Performance Chart 38Financial Performance 38Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 39Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 40Section 4 – Company's Power, Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances 41The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 41The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 42The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Recent Deals Summary 43Section 5 – Company's Recent Developments 44Jun 29, 2015: B&W Celebrates Grand Opening of Advanced Waste-to-Energy Plant in West Palm Beach 44Jun 08, 2015: The Babcock & Wilcox Company Board of Directors Approves Spin-Off of Power Generation Business 45May 06, 2015: Babcock & Wilcox Announces First Quarter 2015 Results 47Feb 25, 2015: Babcock & Wilcox Announces Fourth Quarter 2014 Results 49Feb 20, 2015: B&W Announces Quarterly Dividend 51Feb 19, 2015: B&W Announces Quarterly Dividend 52Nov 26, 2014: Order Received for construction of Duyen Hai 3 Extension Coal-fired Power Plant (1 x 688MW) from Vietnamese State-run Power Company 53Nov 05, 2014: Babcock & Wilcox Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results 54Nov 05, 2014: B&W Announces Intention to Spin-off Its Power Generation Business 56Oct 01, 2014: B&W Evaluating a Separation of Its Businesses 57Section 6 – Appendix 58Methodology 58Ratio Definitions 58About GlobalData 62Contact Us 62Disclaimer 62List of TablesThe Babcock & Wilcox Company, Key Facts 6The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Key Employees 7The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Key Employee Biographies 9The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Major Products and Services 12The Babcock & Wilcox Company, History 13The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Other Locations 24The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Subsidiaries 24The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Key Competitors 34The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Ratios based on current share price 35The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Annual Ratios 36The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Interim Ratios 39The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 41The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 42The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Recent Deals Summary 43Currency Codes 58Capital Market Ratios 58Equity Ratios 59Profitability Ratios 59Cost Ratios 60Liquidity Ratios 60Leverage Ratios 61Efficiency Ratios 61List of FiguresThe Babcock & Wilcox Company, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 38The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Ratio Charts 40The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 41The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 42