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

 Published On: Apr, 2016 |    No of Pages: 60 |  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 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

Avista 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 Developments

Apr 11, 2016: Veresen Announces Submission Of Request For Rehearing To FERC And Execution Of Natural Gas Transportation Agreements
Mar 11, 2016: Northern Power Systems' advanced power converters selected for energy storage project
Mar 01, 2016: Avista Receives Commission Decision In Oregon Natural Gas Rate Case
Feb 24, 2016: Avista Corp. Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015, and Initiates 2016 Earnings Guidance
Feb 12, 2016: Avista's energy efficiency program benefits Idaho Department of Transportation

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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
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 - Key Operational Summary 12
Avista Corporation - History 13
Avista Corporation - Company Statement 17
Avista Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 20
Head Office 20
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 20
Section 2 - Company Analysis 22
Avista Corporation - Business Description 22
Avista Corporation - Corporate Strategy 23
Avista Corporation - SWOT Analysis 24
SWOT Analysis - Overview 24
Avista Corporation - Strengths 24
Strength - Business Model: Integrated Structure 24
Strength - Operational Performance 24
Strength - Broad and Diverse Customer Base 24
Avista Corporation - Weaknesses 25
Weakness - Working Capital Deficit 25
Weakness - High Debt 25
Avista Corporation - Opportunities 26
Opportunity - Capital Investments 26
Opportunity - Integrated Resource Plan 26
Opportunity - Prospective Growth in Demand for Electricity: the US 26
Avista Corporation - Threats 27
Threat - Transmission and Distribution Network Safety 27
Threat - Clean Power Plan by EPA: the US 27
Threat - Volatile Electricity Prices 27
Avista Corporation - Key Competitors 28
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 30
Performance Chart 31
Financial Performance 31
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 32
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 33
Section 4 - Company's, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 34
Avista Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 34
Avista Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 35
Avista Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36
Avista Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37
Avista Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 38
Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 39
Apr 11, 2016: Veresen Announces Submission Of Request For Rehearing To FERC And Execution Of Natural Gas Transportation Agreements 39
Mar 11, 2016: Northern Power Systems' advanced power converters selected for energy storage project 40
Mar 01, 2016: Avista Receives Commission Decision In Oregon Natural Gas Rate Case 41
Feb 24, 2016: Avista Corp. Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015, and Initiates 2016 Earnings Guidance 42
Feb 12, 2016: Avista's energy efficiency program benefits Idaho Department of Transportation 46
Jan 07, 2016: Avista Receives Commission Decision in Washington General Rate Cases 47
Dec 21, 2015: Avista Receives Approval Of The All-Party Settlement In Idaho Electric And Natural Gas Rate Requests 48
Dec 16, 2015: Roger Woodworth Named President of Avista Development 49
Nov 09, 2015: Avista Announces Changes to Its Officer Team 50
Nov 04, 2015: Avista Corp. Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter and Year-to-Date 2015, Confirms 2015 Earnings Guidance 51
Section 6 - Appendix 55
Methodology 55
Ratio Definitions 55
About GlobalData 59
Contact Us 59
Disclaimer 59

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, Key Operational Summary, 2011 12
Avista Corporation, History 13
Avista Corporation, Subsidiaries 20
Avista Corporation, Key Competitors 28
Avista Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 29
Avista Corporation, Annual Ratios 30
Avista Corporation, Interim Ratios 32
Avista Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 34
Avista Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 35
Avista Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36
Avista Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37
Avista Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 38
Currency Codes 55
Units 55
Capital Market Ratios 55
Equity Ratios 56
Profitability Ratios 56
Cost Ratios 57
Liquidity Ratios 57
Leverage Ratios 58
Efficiency Ratios 58

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 (2011 - 2015) 31
Avista Corporation, Ratio Charts 33
Avista Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 34
Avista Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 35
Avista Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36
Avista Corporation, Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37


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