The Babcock & Wilcox Company (BWC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2015 |    No of Pages: 62 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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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.

Highlights

The 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 Developments

Jun 29, 2015: B&W Celebrates Grand Opening of Advanced Waste-to-Energy Plant in West Palm Beach
Jun 08, 2015: The Babcock & Wilcox Company Board of Directors Approves Spin-Off of Power Generation Business
May 06, 2015: Babcock & Wilcox Announces First Quarter 2015 Results
Feb 25, 2015: Babcock & Wilcox Announces Fourth Quarter 2014 Results
Feb 20, 2015: B&W Announces Quarterly Dividend

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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
The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Key Facts 6
The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Key Employees 7
The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Key Employee Biographies 9
The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Major Products and Services 12
The Babcock & Wilcox Company - History 13
The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Company Statement 21
The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Locations And Subsidiaries 24
Head Office 24
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 24
Section 2 – Company Analysis 27
The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Business Description 27
The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Corporate Strategy 29
The Babcock & Wilcox Company - SWOT Analysis 30
SWOT Analysis - Overview 30
The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Strengths 30
Strength - Nuclear Operations Segment 30
Strength - Environmental Stewardship 30
Strength - Strong Liquidity Position 30
Strength - Increased Liquidity 30
The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Weaknesses 31
Weakness - Decline in Performance - Power Generation segment 31
Weakness - Decline in Operating Margin 31
The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Opportunities 32
Opportunity - Contracts and Agreements 32
Opportunity - Carbon Capture Research 32
Opportunity - MEGTEC Systems, Inc. 32
The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Threats 33
Threat - Dependence on Few Customers 33
Threat - Highly Competition Industry 33
Threat - Litigations 33
The Babcock & Wilcox Company - Key Competitors 34
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 35
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 35
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 36
Performance Chart 38
Financial Performance 38
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 39
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 40
Section 4 – Company's Power, Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances 41
The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 41
The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 42
The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Recent Deals Summary 43
Section 5 – Company's Recent Developments 44
Jun 29, 2015: B&W Celebrates Grand Opening of Advanced Waste-to-Energy Plant in West Palm Beach 44
Jun 08, 2015: The Babcock & Wilcox Company Board of Directors Approves Spin-Off of Power Generation Business 45
May 06, 2015: Babcock & Wilcox Announces First Quarter 2015 Results 47
Feb 25, 2015: Babcock & Wilcox Announces Fourth Quarter 2014 Results 49
Feb 20, 2015: B&W Announces Quarterly Dividend 51
Feb 19, 2015: B&W Announces Quarterly Dividend 52
Nov 26, 2014: Order Received for construction of Duyen Hai 3 Extension Coal-fired Power Plant (1 x 688MW) from Vietnamese State-run Power Company 53
Nov 05, 2014: Babcock & Wilcox Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results 54
Nov 05, 2014: B&W Announces Intention to Spin-off Its Power Generation Business 56
Oct 01, 2014: B&W Evaluating a Separation of Its Businesses 57
Section 6 – Appendix 58
Methodology 58
Ratio Definitions 58
About GlobalData 62
Contact Us 62
Disclaimer 62

List of Tables

The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Key Facts 6
The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Key Employees 7
The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Key Employee Biographies 9
The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Major Products and Services 12
The Babcock & Wilcox Company, History 13
The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Other Locations 24
The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Subsidiaries 24
The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Key Competitors 34
The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Ratios based on current share price 35
The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Annual Ratios 36
The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Interim Ratios 39
The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 41
The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 42
The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Recent Deals Summary 43
Currency Codes 58
Capital Market Ratios 58
Equity Ratios 59
Profitability Ratios 59
Cost Ratios 60
Liquidity Ratios 60
Leverage Ratios 61
Efficiency Ratios 61

List of Figures

The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 38
The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Ratio Charts 40
The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 41
The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 42


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