BKW AG (BKW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: May, 2015 |    No of Pages: 44 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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BKW AG (BKW) - 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.


BKW AG (BKW) is a provider of energy services. It plans, builds and operates infrastructure to produce and supply energy for businesses, households and the public sector. The company generates electricity from varied fuel sources such as hydro, nuclear, fossil, and renewable sources primarily, wind and small hydro, besides solar and biomass. It also has holdings and purchasing rights in various energy plants. The company offers various services such as engineering services for hydro, solar and wind power plants; network services for electricity grids, telecommunications networks, traffic infrastructure and water supply; smart grid solutions; public and local-area lighting; solutions for building automation, controlling ventilation, heating, comfort, light and security; and heating installation and generation and storage of electricity using photovoltaic technology. The company has operations in Germany, Italy and Switzerland. BKW is headquartered in Berne, Switzerland.

BKW AG Key Recent Developments

Feb 23, 2015: BKW posts convincingly strong results
Jan 27, 2015: ENSI approves Muhleberg nuclear power plant’s retrofit concepts
Oct 30, 2013: Decommissioning in 2019 Mühleberg Nuclear Power Plant
Sep 12, 2013: Solid operating business – positive impact from one-off effects
Sep 09, 2013: BKW Completes Annual Maintenance Works At Muhleberg Nuclear Plant In Switzerland

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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
BKW AG - Key Facts 6
BKW AG - Key Employees 7
BKW AG - Key Employee Biographies 8
BKW AG - Major Products and Services 9
BKW AG - History 10
BKW AG - Company Statement 13
BKW AG - Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15
Section 2 – Company Analysis 20
BKW AG - Business Description 20
BKW AG - Corporate Strategy 21
BKW AG - SWOT Analysis 22
SWOT Analysis - Overview 22
BKW AG - Strengths 22
Strength - Market Leadership 22
Strength - Business Performance: Market Business 22
Strength - Improved Net Working Capital 22
BKW AG - Weaknesses 23
Weakness - Business Performance: Production Segment 23
Weakness - Business Performance: Networks 23
BKW AG - Opportunities 24
Opportunity - Growth in Demand for Wind Power: Germany 24
Opportunity - Foray in Heating Installation Market 24
Opportunity - Growth in Demand for Wind Power: France 24
BKW AG - Threats 25
Threat - Barriers to Wind Energy Development: Germany & France 25
Threat - Risk related to Nuclear Operations 25
Threat - Volatility in Electricity Prices 25
BKW AG - Key Competitors 26
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 28
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
Section 4 – Company’s Power Financial Deals and Alliances 32
BKW AG, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
BKW AG, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
BKW AG, Recent Deals Summary 34
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 35
Feb 23, 2015: BKW posts convincingly strong results 35
Jan 27, 2015: ENSI approves Muhleberg nuclear power plant’s retrofit concepts 36
Oct 24, 2014: Wattenwil – Muhleberg line: Project for upgrade remains suspended until further notice 37
Aug 14, 2014: EnerNOC Signs Energy Intelligence Software and Services Contract With BKW 38
May 18, 2014: BKW welcomes the outcome of the referendum 39
Section 6 – Appendix 40
Methodology 40
Ratio Definitions 40
About GlobalData 44
Contact Us 44
Disclaimer 44

List of Tables

BKW AG, Key Facts 6
BKW AG, Key Employees 7
BKW AG, Key Employee Biographies 8
BKW AG, Major Products and Services 9
BKW AG, History 10
BKW AG, Other Locations 15
BKW AG, Subsidiaries 16
BKW AG, Key Competitors 26
BKW AG, Ratios based on current share price 27
BKW AG, Annual Ratios 28
BKW AG, Interim Ratios 30
BKW AG, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
BKW AG, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
BKW AG, Recent Deals Summary 34
Currency Codes 40
Capital Market Ratios 40
Equity Ratios 41
Profitability Ratios 41
Cost Ratios 42
Liquidity Ratios 42
Leverage Ratios 43
Efficiency Ratios 43

List of Figures

BKW AG, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 29
BKW AG, Ratio Charts 31
BKW AG, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
BKW AG, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33

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