Drax Group Plc (DRX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Dec, 2017 |    No of Pages: 48 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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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.

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- 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

Drax 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 Developments

Nov 15,2017: Appointment of new non-executive director - Drax Group plc
Oct 27,2017: DRAX GROUP PLC: Appointment of Interim Chief Financial Officer
Oct 18,2017: Drax generates 1.7bn and supports over 18,500 jobs in the UK
Oct 09,2017: Drax collaborates with academics to meet the UK's changing energy needs
Sep 21,2017: Will Gardiner to succeed Dorothy Thompson as Chief Executive of Drax Group

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 5
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Drax Group Plc - Key Facts 6
Drax Group Plc - Key Employees 7
Drax Group Plc - Key Employee Biographies 8
Drax Group Plc - Major Products and Services 9
Drax Group Plc - History 10
Drax Group Plc - Company Statement 12
Drax Group Plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Affiliate 15
Section 2 - Company Analysis 16
Company Overview 16
Drax Group Plc - Business Description 16
Drax Group Plc - Corporate Strategy 17
Drax Group Plc - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
Drax Group Plc - Strengths 18
Drax Group Plc - Weaknesses 19
Drax Group Plc - Opportunities 20
Drax Group Plc - Threats 21
Drax Group Plc - Key Competitors 22
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 24
Performance Chart 27
Financial Performance 27
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29
Section 4 - Company's Power Financial Deals and Alliances 30
Drax Group Plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 30
Drax Group Plc, Power, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 31
Drax Group Plc, Recent Deals Summary 32
Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 33
Nov 15, 2017: Appointment of new non-executive director - Drax Group plc 33
Oct 27, 2017: DRAX GROUP PLC: Appointment of Interim Chief Financial Officer 34
Oct 18, 2017: Drax generates 1.7bn and supports over 18,500 jobs in the UK 35
Oct 09, 2017: Drax collaborates with academics to meet the UK's changing energy needs 37
Sep 21, 2017: Will Gardiner to succeed Dorothy Thompson as Chief Executive of Drax Group 38
Sep 21, 2017: Will Gardiner, Chief Financial Officer, Drax Group 39
Sep 13, 2017: Drax starts planning process for battery storage and gas options on site 40
Sep 13, 2017: Drax starts planning process for battery storage and gas options on site 41
Jul 20, 2017: Britcon delivers for UK's largest Power Station 42
Jul 19, 2017: Drax Group plc: appointment of new non-executive director 43
Section 6 - Appendix 44
Methodology 44
Ratio Definitions 44
About GlobalData 48
Contact Us 48
Disclaimer 48

List of Tables
Drax Group Plc, Key Facts 6
Drax Group Plc, Key Employees 7
Drax Group Plc, Key Employee Biographies 8
Drax Group Plc, Major Products and Services 9
Drax Group Plc, History 10
Drax Group Plc, Subsidiaries 14
Drax Group Plc, Affiliate 15
Drax Group Plc, Key Competitors 22
Drax Group Plc, Ratios based on current share price 23
Drax Group Plc, Annual Ratios 24
Drax Group Plc, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 25
Drax Group Plc, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 26
Drax Group Plc, Interim Ratios 28
Drax Group Plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 30
Drax Group Plc, Power, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 31
Drax Group Plc, Recent Deals Summary 32
Currency Codes 44
Capital Market Ratios 44
Equity Ratios 45
Profitability Ratios 45
Cost Ratios 46
Liquidity Ratios 46
Leverage Ratios 47
Efficiency Ratios 47

List of Figures
Drax Group Plc, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 27
Drax Group Plc, Ratio Charts 29
Drax Group Plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 30
Drax Group Plc, Power, Deals by Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 31


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