Cleco Corporation (CNL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2016 |    No of Pages: 50 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Cleco Corporation (CNL) - 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

Cleco Corporation (Cleco) is a public utility holding company. Through its subsidiary, Cleco Power LLC (Cleco Power), it carries out the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in Mississippi and Louisiana. The company caters to about 286,000 customers in Louisiana through its retail business, and it supplies wholesale power in Louisiana and Mississippi. Cleco Power has ownership interest in six steam electric generating stations, three combined cycle units, and one gas turbine Cleco is headquartered in Pineville, Louisiana, the US.

Cleco Corporation Key Recent Developments

Apr 14, 2016: Amec Foster to supply power island for Cleco in US
Mar 08, 2016: Cleco and North American-led Investor Group request rehearing from state regulators regarding sale
Oct 28, 2015: Cleco Corporation reports 2015 third quarter operational earnings of $0.92 per diluted share
Jul 27, 2015: Cleco Corporation reports 2015 second quarter operational earnings of $0.53 per diluted share
Apr 28, 2015: Cleco nears completion of power restoration efforts after damaging storms impact system

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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
Cleco Corporation - Key Facts 6
Cleco Corporation - Key Employees 7
Cleco Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8
Cleco Corporation - Major Products and Services 9
Cleco Corporation - Key Operational Summary 10
Cleco Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (Power Generation), 2010 10
Cleco Corporation - History 11
Cleco Corporation - Company Statement 14
Cleco Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15
Section 2 - Company Analysis 17
Cleco Corporation - Business Description 17
Cleco Corporation - Corporate Strategy 18
Cleco Corporation - SWOT Analysis 19
SWOT Analysis - Overview 19
Cleco Corporation - Strengths 19
Strength - Cost Efficiency 19
Strength - Broad and Diverse Customer Base 19
Strength - Business Model: Integrated Operations 19
Cleco Corporation - Weaknesses 20
Weakness - Working Capital Surplus 20
Cleco Corporation - Opportunities 21
Opportunity - Capacity Expansion Projects 21
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Electricity Demand: the US 21
Cleco Corporation - Threats 22
Threat - Competition 22
Threat - Clean Power Plan by EPA: the US 22
Threat - Volatility in Electricity Prices 22
Cleco Corporation - Key Competitors 23
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25
Performance Chart 26
Financial Performance 26
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28
Section 4 - Company's Power Financial Deals and Alliances 29
Cleco Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 29
Cleco Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 30
Cleco Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 31
Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 32
Apr 14, 2016: Amec Foster to supply power island for Cleco in US 32
Mar 08, 2016: Cleco and North American-led Investor Group request rehearing from state regulators regarding sale 33
Oct 28, 2015: Cleco Corporation reports 2015 third quarter operational earnings of $0.92 per diluted share 34
Jul 27, 2015: Cleco Corporation reports 2015 second quarter operational earnings of $0.53 per diluted share 37
Apr 28, 2015: Cleco nears completion of power restoration efforts after damaging storms impact system 40
Apr 28, 2015: Cleco Corporation posts 2015 first quarter operational earnings of $0.46 per diluted share 41
Feb 27, 2015: Cleco Corporation reports full-year 2014 operational earnings of $2.74 per diluted share 42
Jan 29, 2015: Cleco Corporation declares quarterly dividend 44
Jan 06, 2015: Cleco provides residents with energysaving tips for cold weather 45
Section 6 - Appendix 46
Methodology 46
Ratio Definitions 46
About GlobalData 50
Contact Us 50
Disclaimer 50

List of Tables
Cleco Corporation, Key Facts 6
Cleco Corporation, Key Employees 7
Cleco Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8
Cleco Corporation, Major Products and Services 9
Cleco Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10
Cleco Corporation, History 11
Cleco Corporation, Other Locations 15
Cleco Corporation, Subsidiaries 15
Cleco Corporation, Key Competitors 23
Cleco Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 24
Cleco Corporation, Annual Ratios 25
Cleco Corporation, Interim Ratios 27
Cleco Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 29
Cleco Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 30
Cleco Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 31
Currency Codes 46
Capital Market Ratios 46
Equity Ratios 47
Profitability Ratios 47
Cost Ratios 48
Liquidity Ratios 48
Leverage Ratios 49
Efficiency Ratios 49

List of Figures
Cleco Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10
Cleco Corporation, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 26
Cleco Corporation, Ratio Charts 28
Cleco Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 29
Cleco Corporation, Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 30


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