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Avista Corporation (AVA) - 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.HighlightsAvista Corporation (Avista) is an energy utility that undertakes the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity; distribution of natural gas; and other energy related businesses. It manages regulated utility operations and offers energy efficiency and cost management programs and services. The company also conducts wholesale purchases and sales of natural gas and electricity. The other businesses include sheet metal fabrication, venture fund investments and real estate investments among others. It has operations in Washington, Idaho, Montana and Oregon. Avista is headquartered in Spokane, Washington, the US.Avista Corporation Key Recent DevelopmentsApr 11, 2016: Veresen Announces Submission Of Request For Rehearing To FERC And Execution Of Natural Gas Transportation AgreementsMar 11, 2016: Northern Power Systems' advanced power converters selected for energy storage projectMar 01, 2016: Avista Receives Commission Decision In Oregon Natural Gas Rate CaseFeb 24, 2016: Avista Corp. Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015, and Initiates 2016 Earnings GuidanceFeb 12, 2016: Avista's energy efficiency program benefits Idaho Department of TransportationKey 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 2 List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Avista Corporation - Key Facts 6Avista Corporation - Key Employees 7Avista Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8Avista Corporation - Major Products and Services 9Avista Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (Power Generation), 2010 10Avista Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Region (Power Generation), 2010 11Avista Corporation - Key Operational Summary 12Avista Corporation - History 13Avista Corporation - Company Statement 17Avista Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 20Head Office 20Other Locations & Subsidiaries 20Section 2 - Company Analysis 22Avista Corporation - Business Description 22Avista Corporation - Corporate Strategy 23Avista Corporation - SWOT Analysis 24SWOT Analysis - Overview 24Avista Corporation - Strengths 24Strength - Business Model: Integrated Structure 24Strength - Operational Performance 24Strength - Broad and Diverse Customer Base 24Avista Corporation - Weaknesses 25Weakness - Working Capital Deficit 25Weakness - High Debt 25Avista Corporation - Opportunities 26Opportunity - Capital Investments 26Opportunity - Integrated Resource Plan 26Opportunity - Prospective Growth in Demand for Electricity: the US 26Avista Corporation - Threats 27Threat - Transmission and Distribution Network Safety 27Threat - Clean Power Plan by EPA: the US 27Threat - Volatile Electricity Prices 27Avista Corporation - Key Competitors 28Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 29Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 29Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 30Performance Chart 31Financial Performance 31Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 32Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 33Section 4 - Company's, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 34Avista Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 34Avista Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 35Avista Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36Avista Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37Avista Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 38Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 39Apr 11, 2016: Veresen Announces Submission Of Request For Rehearing To FERC And Execution Of Natural Gas Transportation Agreements 39Mar 11, 2016: Northern Power Systems' advanced power converters selected for energy storage project 40Mar 01, 2016: Avista Receives Commission Decision In Oregon Natural Gas Rate Case 41Feb 24, 2016: Avista Corp. Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015, and Initiates 2016 Earnings Guidance 42Feb 12, 2016: Avista's energy efficiency program benefits Idaho Department of Transportation 46Jan 07, 2016: Avista Receives Commission Decision in Washington General Rate Cases 47Dec 21, 2015: Avista Receives Approval Of The All-Party Settlement In Idaho Electric And Natural Gas Rate Requests 48Dec 16, 2015: Roger Woodworth Named President of Avista Development 49Nov 09, 2015: Avista Announces Changes to Its Officer Team 50Nov 04, 2015: Avista Corp. Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter and Year-to-Date 2015, Confirms 2015 Earnings Guidance 51Section 6 - Appendix 55Methodology 55Ratio Definitions 55About GlobalData 59Contact Us 59Disclaimer 59List of TablesAvista Corporation, Key Facts 6Avista Corporation, Key Employees 7Avista Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8Avista Corporation, Major Products and Services 9Avista Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10Avista Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Region, MW, 2010 11Avista Corporation, Key Operational Summary, 2011 12Avista Corporation, History 13Avista Corporation, Subsidiaries 20Avista Corporation, Key Competitors 28Avista Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 29Avista Corporation, Annual Ratios 30Avista Corporation, Interim Ratios 32Avista Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 34Avista Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 35Avista Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36Avista Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37Avista Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 38Currency Codes 55Units 55Capital Market Ratios 55Equity Ratios 56Profitability Ratios 56Cost Ratios 57Liquidity Ratios 57Leverage Ratios 58Efficiency Ratios 58List of FiguresAvista Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10Avista Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Region, MW, 2010 11Avista Corporation, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 31Avista Corporation, Ratio Charts 33Avista Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 34Avista Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 35Avista Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36Avista Corporation, Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37