Avista Corporation (AVA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Mar, 2017 |    No of Pages: 52 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Avista Corporation (AVA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the companys businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the companys 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 companys operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy Analysts summarization of the companys business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis A detailed analysis of the companys 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

Avista Corporation (Avista) is an electric and natural gas utility. The company produces, transmits, and distributes electricity; and supplies natural gas on retail and wholesale basis. It sources electricity from its facilities and contracted hydroelectric, thermal and wind generation facilities, and other contracts for power purchases and exchanges. Avista procures natural gas from various supply basins over varying time periods with a portfolio of forward fixed price purchases, index and spot market purchases on wholesale basis by using physical and financial derivative instruments. The company is connected to various supply basins in the western US and Canada through firm capacity transportation rights on six pipeline networks. It serves residential, commercial, industrial, and city, state and federal governmental customers in the US. Avista is headquartered in Spokane, Washington, the US.

Avista Corporation Key Recent Developments

Mar 20,2017: Avista Issues Request for Proposals for Solar Energy Project
Feb 28,2017: UTC order denying Reconsideration/Rehearing concludes Avista's 2016 Washington general rate cases
Feb 22,2017: Avista Corp. Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016, and Initiates 2017 Earnings Guidance
Dec 28,2016: Avista receives approval of the all-party settlement in Idaho electric rate case
Dec 23,2016: Avista files for reconsideration and rehearing of 2016 Washington general rate cases

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 5
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Avista Corporation - Key Facts 6
Avista Corporation - Key Employees 7
Avista Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8
Avista Corporation - Major Products and Services 9
Avista Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (Power Generation), 2010 10
Avista Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Region (Power Generation), 2010 11
Avista Corporation - History 12
Avista Corporation - Company Statement 15
Avista Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 18
Head Office 18
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 18
Section 2 Company Analysis 20
Avista Corporation - Business Description 20
Avista Corporation - SWOT Analysis 21
SWOT Analysis - Overview 21
Avista Corporation - Strengths 21
Avista Corporation - Weaknesses 22
Avista Corporation - Opportunities 23
Avista Corporation - Threats 24
Avista Corporation - Key Competitors 25
Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
Section 4 Companys, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 32
Avista Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 32
Avista Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 33
Avista Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 34
Section 5 Companys Recent Developments 35
Mar 20, 2017: Avista Issues Request for Proposals for Solar Energy Project 35
Feb 28, 2017: UTC order denying Reconsideration/Rehearing concludes Avista's 2016 Washington general rate cases 36
Feb 22, 2017: Avista Corp. Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016, and Initiates 2017 Earnings Guidance 37
Dec 28, 2016: Avista receives approval of the all-party settlement in Idaho electric rate case 39
Dec 23, 2016: Avista files for reconsideration and rehearing of 2016 Washington general rate cases 40
Dec 16, 2016: Avista disappointed by Commission's order in Washington general rate cases 41
Dec 01, 2016: Avista Requests Recovery Of Costs For Providing Service In Oregon 42
Nov 01, 2016: Avista Corp. Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter and Year-to-Date 2016, Confirms 2016 Earnings Guidance 43
Sep 28, 2016: Avista Corp. Joins Energy Impact Partners Utility Coalition 46
Aug 31, 2016: Avista Makes Annual Price Adjustment Requests in Washington 47
Section 6 Appendix 48
Methodology 48
Ratio Definitions 48
About GlobalData 52
Contact Us 52
Disclaimer 52

List of Tables
Avista Corporation, Key Facts 6
Avista Corporation, Key Employees 7
Avista Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8
Avista Corporation, Major Products and Services 9
Avista Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10
Avista Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Region, MW, 2010 11
Avista Corporation, History 12
Avista Corporation, Subsidiaries 18
Avista Corporation, Key Competitors 25
Avista Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 26
Avista Corporation 27
Avista Corporation (Cont...1) 28
Avista Corporation, Interim Ratios 30
Avista Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 32
Avista Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 33
Avista Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 34
Currency Codes 48
Capital Market Ratios 48
Equity Ratios 49
Profitability Ratios 49
Cost Ratios 50
Liquidity Ratios 50
Leverage Ratios 51
Efficiency Ratios 51

List of Figures
Avista Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10
Avista Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Region, MW, 2010 11
Avista Corporation, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 29
Avista Corporation, Ratio Charts 31
Avista Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 32
Avista Corporation, Power, Deals by Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 33

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