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UIL Holdings Corporation (UIL) - 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.HighlightsUIL Holdings Corporation (UIL Holdings) is an investment holding energy utility. The company's primary business is to take ownership of regulated utility companies. UIL Holdings, through its subsidiaries undertake transmission, distribution of electricity and transportation, distribution and sales of natural gas. Its subsidiary, The United Illuminating Company provides electricity and energy related services in the Greater New Haven and Bridgeport areas. The other subsidiaries, namely, Connecticut Energy Corporation, The Southern Connecticut Gas Company, CTG Resources, Inc. and Berkshire Energy Resources undertake the gas operations. The company also holds 50% partnership interest in GenConn Energy LLC (GenConn) with the rest 50% being held by NRG Energy, Inc. UIL Holdings is headquartered in Connecticut, the US.
The company intends to expand its business through inorganic growth strategy. In line with this approach, In 2014, the company intends to acquire Philadelphia Gas Works, the nation’s largest municipally owned natural gas utility company for $1.86 billion in cash.UIL Holdings Corporation Key Recent DevelopmentsApr 30, 2015: UIL Reports First Quarter 2015 Earnings and Updates 2015 Earnings GuidanceFeb 25, 2015: UIL Reports 2014 Earnings and Announces 2015 Earnings GuidanceFeb 24, 2015: UIL Holdings Corporation Declares Quarterly DividendNov 04, 2013: UIL Reports Third Quarter 2013 Earnings and Affirms 2013 Consolidated Earnings GuidanceOct 29, 2013: UIL Holdings Declares Quarterly DividendKey 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 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6UIL Holdings Corporation - Key Facts 6UIL Holdings Corporation - Key Employees 7UIL Holdings Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8UIL Holdings Corporation - Major Products and Services 9UIL Holdings Corporation - History 10UIL Holdings Corporation - Company Statement 12UIL Holdings Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 13Head Office 13Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13Section 2 – Company Analysis 14UIL Holdings Corporation - Business Description 14UIL Holdings Corporation - Corporate Strategy 15UIL Holdings Corporation - SWOT Analysis 16SWOT Analysis - Overview 16UIL Holdings Corporation - Strengths 16Strength - Strong Customer Base 16Strength - Transmission and Distribution Network 16Strength - Supporting Business Units 16UIL Holdings Corporation - Weaknesses 17Weakness - Decrease in Retail Sales 17UIL Holdings Corporation - Opportunities 18Opportunity - Capital Expenditure Plan 18Opportunity - Network Modernization 18Opportunity - Positive US Electricity Market 18UIL Holdings Corporation - Threats 19Threat - Government Regulations 19Threat - Legal and Political Framework 19Threat - Operational Risk 19UIL Holdings Corporation - Key Competitors 20Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 21Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 21Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 22Performance Chart 23Financial Performance 23Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 25Section 4 – Company’s Power Financial Deals and Alliances 26UIL Holdings Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 26UIL Holdings Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 27UIL Holdings Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 28UIL Holdings Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 29UIL Holdings Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 30Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 31Apr 30, 2015: UIL Reports First Quarter 2015 Earnings and Updates 2015 Earnings Guidance 31Feb 25, 2015: UIL Reports 2014 Earnings and Announces 2015 Earnings Guidance 33Feb 24, 2015: UIL Holdings Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend 35Dec 04, 2014: UIL Holdings Displays Industry and Environmental Leadership With Purchase of High Efficiency Fuel Cell Power Plant for Gas Pipeline Application 36Nov 04, 2014: UIL Reports Third Quarter 2014 Earnings and Revises 2014 Earnings Guidance 37Oct 29, 2014: UIL Holdings Declares Quarterly Dividend 39Oct 28, 2014: UIL Holdings Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend 40Oct 27, 2014: UIL Holdings Selects Accenture, Structure and Ventyx to Help Improve Customer Communications and Reduce the Impact of Outages by Implementing Outage Lifecycle Management Solution 41Aug 06, 2014: UIL Reports Second Quarter 2014 Earnings and Updates 2014 Earnings Guidance to Include Acquisition-Related Expenses to Date 42Aug 05, 2014: UIL Purchases $20 Million LNG Facility 44Section 6 – Appendix 45Methodology 45Ratio Definitions 45About GlobalData 49Contact Us 49Disclaimer 49List of TablesUIL Holdings Corporation, Key Facts 6UIL Holdings Corporation, Key Employees 7UIL Holdings Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8UIL Holdings Corporation, Major Products and Services 9UIL Holdings Corporation, History 10UIL Holdings Corporation, Subsidiaries 13UIL Holdings Corporation, Key Competitors 20UIL Holdings Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 21UIL Holdings Corporation, Annual Ratios 22UIL Holdings Corporation, Interim Ratios 24UIL Holdings Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 26UIL Holdings Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 27UIL Holdings Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 28UIL Holdings Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 29UIL Holdings Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 30Currency Codes 45Units 45Capital Market Ratios 45Equity Ratios 46Profitability Ratios 46Cost Ratios 47Liquidity Ratios 47Leverage Ratios 48Efficiency Ratios 48List of FiguresUIL Holdings Corporation, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 23UIL Holdings Corporation, Ratio Charts 25UIL Holdings Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 26UIL Holdings Corporation, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 27UIL Holdings Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 28UIL Holdings Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 29