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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.HighlightsBKW 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 DevelopmentsFeb 23, 2015: BKW posts convincingly strong resultsJan 27, 2015: ENSI approves Muhleberg nuclear power plant’s retrofit conceptsOct 30, 2013: Decommissioning in 2019 Mühleberg Nuclear Power PlantSep 12, 2013: Solid operating business – positive impact from one-off effectsSep 09, 2013: BKW Completes Annual Maintenance Works At Muhleberg Nuclear Plant In SwitzerlandKey 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 6BKW AG - Key Facts 6BKW AG - Key Employees 7BKW AG - Key Employee Biographies 8BKW AG - Major Products and Services 9BKW AG - History 10BKW AG - Company Statement 13BKW AG - Locations And Subsidiaries 15Head Office 15Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15Section 2 – Company Analysis 20BKW AG - Business Description 20BKW AG - Corporate Strategy 21BKW AG - SWOT Analysis 22SWOT Analysis - Overview 22BKW AG - Strengths 22Strength - Market Leadership 22Strength - Business Performance: Market Business 22Strength - Improved Net Working Capital 22BKW AG - Weaknesses 23Weakness - Business Performance: Production Segment 23Weakness - Business Performance: Networks 23BKW AG - Opportunities 24Opportunity - Growth in Demand for Wind Power: Germany 24Opportunity - Foray in Heating Installation Market 24Opportunity - Growth in Demand for Wind Power: France 24BKW AG - Threats 25Threat - Barriers to Wind Energy Development: Germany & France 25Threat - Risk related to Nuclear Operations 25Threat - Volatility in Electricity Prices 25BKW AG - Key Competitors 26Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 27Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 27Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 28Performance Chart 29Financial Performance 29Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31Section 4 – Company’s Power Financial Deals and Alliances 32BKW AG, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32BKW AG, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33BKW AG, Recent Deals Summary 34Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 35Feb 23, 2015: BKW posts convincingly strong results 35Jan 27, 2015: ENSI approves Muhleberg nuclear power plant’s retrofit concepts 36Oct 24, 2014: Wattenwil – Muhleberg line: Project for upgrade remains suspended until further notice 37Aug 14, 2014: EnerNOC Signs Energy Intelligence Software and Services Contract With BKW 38May 18, 2014: BKW welcomes the outcome of the referendum 39Section 6 – Appendix 40Methodology 40Ratio Definitions 40About GlobalData 44Contact Us 44Disclaimer 44List of TablesBKW AG, Key Facts 6BKW AG, Key Employees 7BKW AG, Key Employee Biographies 8BKW AG, Major Products and Services 9BKW AG, History 10BKW AG, Other Locations 15BKW AG, Subsidiaries 16BKW AG, Key Competitors 26BKW AG, Ratios based on current share price 27BKW AG, Annual Ratios 28BKW AG, Interim Ratios 30BKW AG, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32BKW AG, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33BKW AG, Recent Deals Summary 34Currency Codes 40Capital Market Ratios 40Equity Ratios 41Profitability Ratios 41Cost Ratios 42Liquidity Ratios 42Leverage Ratios 43Efficiency Ratios 43List of FiguresBKW AG, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 29BKW AG, Ratio Charts 31BKW AG, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32BKW AG, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33