Atco Ltd. (ACO.X) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: May, 2015 |    No of Pages: 54 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Atco Ltd. (ACO.X) - 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

ATCO Ltd. (ATCO) is a diversified company, which operates logistics, structure manufacturing, noise abatement, and energy businesses. The company provides infrastructure solutions; offers logistics and noise management services; generates, transmits and distributes electricity; gathers, processes, stores, transmits and distributes natural gas; extracts natural gas liquids; and manages industrial water infrastructure. Its infrastructure solutions include workforce housing, modular facilities and provision of construction and site services. The company constructs, owns and operates electrical transmission and distribution infrastructure in northern and east central Alberta, northwest territories, Yukon and Australia. It transports and supplies natural gas to customers in Alberta in Canada and Australia. The company and its subsidiaries operate in Canada, the US, Mexico, the UK and Australia, among other locations. ATCO is headquartered in Alberta, Canada.

Atco Ltd. Key Recent Developments

May 01, 2015: Direct Energy Regulated Services Announces Natural Gas Rates For May 2015
Apr 30, 2015: ATCO Reports 2015 First Quarter Earnings
Apr 02, 2015: Northland Utilities Sheds Light on Electricity Bills
Feb 20, 2015: ATCO Reports 2014 Earnings
Jan 08, 2015: ATCO Ltd. Eligible Dividends

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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
Atco Ltd. - Key Facts 6
Atco Ltd. - Key Employees 7
Atco Ltd. - Key Employee Biographies 9
Atco Ltd. - Major Products and Services 10
Atco Ltd. - Key Operational Summary 11
Atco Ltd. - History 12
Atco Ltd. - Company Statement 17
Atco Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries 19
Head Office 19
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 19
Section 2 – Company Analysis 21
Atco Ltd. - Business Description 21
Atco Ltd. - Corporate Strategy 22
Atco Ltd. - SWOT Analysis 23
SWOT Analysis - Overview 23
Atco Ltd. - Strengths 23
Strength - Diversified Business Operations 23
Strength - Geographic Presence 23
Strength - Business Performance: Utilities 23
Atco Ltd. - Weaknesses 24
Weakness - Business Performance: Structures and Logistics Business 24
Weakness - Decline in Working Capital 24
Atco Ltd. - Opportunities 25
Opportunity - New Contracts 25
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Electricity Demand: Canada and Australia 25
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 25
Atco Ltd. - Threats 26
Threat - Dependence on Thermal Fuel Sources 26
Threat - Regulations 26
Threat - Environmental Concerns 26
Atco Ltd. - Key Competitors 27
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 29
Performance Chart 30
Financial Performance 30
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 31
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 32
Section 4 – Company’s Power, Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 33
Atco Ltd., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
Atco Ltd., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 34
Atco Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 35
Atco Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 36
Atco Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 37
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 38
May 01, 2015: Direct Energy Regulated Services Announces Natural Gas Rates For May 2015 38
Apr 30, 2015: ATCO Reports 2015 First Quarter Earnings 39
Apr 02, 2015: Northland Utilities Sheds Light on Electricity Bills 40
Feb 20, 2015: ATCO Reports 2014 Earnings 41
Jan 08, 2015: ATCO Ltd. Eligible Dividends 43
Oct 27, 2014: ATCO Selected to Develop Cogeneration Power Project in Mexico 44
Oct 08, 2014: ATCO to Release Third Quarter Results Wednesday, October 29, 2014 45
Jul 17, 2014: ATCO Forms Strategic Alliance With Global IT Leader Wipro 46
Jul 07, 2014: ATCO To Release Second Quarter Results Monday, July 28, 2014 47
Jul 04, 2014: Albertans Should Debate Sale of Electricity Grid 48
Section 6 – Appendix 49
Methodology 49
Ratio Definitions 49
About GlobalData 53
Contact Us 53
Disclaimer 53

List of Tables

Atco Ltd., Key Facts 6
Atco Ltd., Key Employees 7
Atco Ltd., Key Employee Biographies 9
Atco Ltd., Major Products and Services 10
Atco Ltd., Key Operational Summary, 2011 11
Atco Ltd., History 12
Atco Ltd., Subsidiaries 19
Atco Ltd., Key Competitors 27
Atco Ltd., Ratios based on current share price 28
Atco Ltd., Annual Ratios 29
Atco Ltd., Interim Ratios 31
Atco Ltd., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
Atco Ltd., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 34
Atco Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 35
Atco Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 36
Atco Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 37
Currency Codes 49
Units 49
Capital Market Ratios 49
Equity Ratios 50
Profitability Ratios 50
Cost Ratios 51
Liquidity Ratios 51
Leverage Ratios 52
Efficiency Ratios 52

List of Figures

Atco Ltd., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 30
Atco Ltd., Ratio Charts 32
Atco Ltd., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
Atco Ltd., Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 34
Atco Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 35
Atco Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 36


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