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Drax Group Plc (DRX) - 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.HighlightsDrax Group plc (Drax) is a biomass-fuelled electricity generator, which generates electricity from coal and biomass. It operates across three principal areas of activity, electricity generation; electricity sales to business customers; and compressed wood pellet production. The company operates one of the largest power stations in the UK. Drax includes Drax Power; Drax Biomass Inc.; Haven Power; and Opus Energy. It sources biomass pellets from the US, Canada, Latvia, Estonia, Portugal, the UK, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Spain, and South Africa; and operates biomass compressed wood pellet production facilities and processing facilities in the US. Drax is headquartered in Selby, North Yorkshire, the UK.Drax Group Plc Key Recent DevelopmentsNov 15,2017: Appointment of new non-executive director - Drax Group plcOct 27,2017: DRAX GROUP PLC: Appointment of Interim Chief Financial OfficerOct 18,2017: Drax generates £1.7bn and supports over 18,500 jobs in the UKOct 09,2017: Drax collaborates with academics to meet the UK's changing energy needsSep 21,2017: Will Gardiner to succeed Dorothy Thompson as Chief Executive of Drax GroupKey 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 3List of Tables 5List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Drax Group Plc - Key Facts 6Drax Group Plc - Key Employees 7Drax Group Plc - Key Employee Biographies 8Drax Group Plc - Major Products and Services 9Drax Group Plc - History 10Drax Group Plc - Company Statement 12Drax Group Plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 14Head Office 14Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14Affiliate 15Section 2 - Company Analysis 16Company Overview 16Drax Group Plc - Business Description 16Drax Group Plc - Corporate Strategy 17Drax Group Plc - SWOT Analysis 18SWOT Analysis - Overview 18Drax Group Plc - Strengths 18Drax Group Plc - Weaknesses 19Drax Group Plc - Opportunities 20Drax Group Plc - Threats 21Drax Group Plc - Key Competitors 22Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 23Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 24Performance Chart 27Financial Performance 27Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29Section 4 - Company's Power Financial Deals and Alliances 30Drax Group Plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 30Drax Group Plc, Power, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 31Drax Group Plc, Recent Deals Summary 32Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 33Nov 15, 2017: Appointment of new non-executive director - Drax Group plc 33Oct 27, 2017: DRAX GROUP PLC: Appointment of Interim Chief Financial Officer 34Oct 18, 2017: Drax generates £1.7bn and supports over 18,500 jobs in the UK 35Oct 09, 2017: Drax collaborates with academics to meet the UK's changing energy needs 37Sep 21, 2017: Will Gardiner to succeed Dorothy Thompson as Chief Executive of Drax Group 38Sep 21, 2017: Will Gardiner, Chief Financial Officer, Drax Group 39Sep 13, 2017: Drax starts planning process for battery storage and gas options on site 40Sep 13, 2017: Drax starts planning process for battery storage and gas options on site 41Jul 20, 2017: Britcon delivers for UK's largest Power Station 42Jul 19, 2017: Drax Group plc: appointment of new non-executive director 43Section 6 - Appendix 44Methodology 44Ratio Definitions 44About GlobalData 48Contact Us 48Disclaimer 48List of TablesDrax Group Plc, Key Facts 6Drax Group Plc, Key Employees 7Drax Group Plc, Key Employee Biographies 8Drax Group Plc, Major Products and Services 9Drax Group Plc, History 10Drax Group Plc, Subsidiaries 14Drax Group Plc, Affiliate 15Drax Group Plc, Key Competitors 22Drax Group Plc, Ratios based on current share price 23Drax Group Plc, Annual Ratios 24Drax Group Plc, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 25Drax Group Plc, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 26Drax Group Plc, Interim Ratios 28Drax Group Plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 30Drax Group Plc, Power, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 31Drax Group Plc, Recent Deals Summary 32Currency Codes 44Capital Market Ratios 44Equity Ratios 45Profitability Ratios 45Cost Ratios 46Liquidity Ratios 46Leverage Ratios 47Efficiency Ratios 47List of FiguresDrax Group Plc, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 27Drax Group Plc, Ratio Charts 29Drax Group Plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 30Drax Group Plc, Power, Deals by Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 31