Northland Power Inc. (NPI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jul, 2015 |    No of Pages: 58 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Northland Power Inc. (NPI) - 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.

Highlights

Northland Power Inc. (Northland Power) formerly known as Northland Power Income Fund, is an independent power producer. It develops, builds, owns and operates sustainable power generation projects in Canada and internationally. The company provides integrated project solutions to clients, including a complete range of engineering, project development and financing, project execution, operation and maintenance services for thermal and wind energy generation facilities. The company produces energy using clean-burning natural gas and renewable resources including thermal, natural-gas-fired, wind, solar, and run-of-river hydro projects. The company manages power plants, and has large portfolio of development projects. Northland Power is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Northland Power Inc. Key Recent Developments

Jul 06, 2015: Northland Power Announces Changes to Executive Management Team
May 21, 2015: Cochrane Power Ceases Power Generation
May 11, 2015: Northland Reports First Quarter Results
Apr 10, 2015: Northland Power Inc.: Ontario Electricity Financial Corporation Appeals Global Adjustment Decision
Mar 13, 2015: Northland Power Inc.: Ontario Superior Court Decision Announced in Global Adjustment Case

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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
Northland Power Inc. - Key Facts 6
Northland Power Inc. - Key Employees 7
Northland Power Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Northland Power Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Northland Power Inc. - Key Operational Summary 10
Northland Power Inc., Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (Power Generation), 2010 10
Northland Power Inc. - History 11
Northland Power Inc. - Company Statement 14
Northland Power Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Section 2 – Company Analysis 17
Northland Power Inc. - Business Description 17
Northland Power Inc. - Corporate Strategy 18
Northland Power Inc. - SWOT Analysis 19
SWOT Analysis - Overview 19
Northland Power Inc. - Strengths 19
Strength - Diversified Energy Sources 19
Strength - Long-term Contracts 19
Strength - Asset Base 19
Northland Power Inc. - Weaknesses 20
Weakness - Decline in Net Working Capital 20
Northland Power Inc. - Opportunities 21
Opportunity - Rising Demand for Electricity: Canada 21
Opportunity - Growing Demand for Geothermal Energy 21
Opportunity - Positive Renewable Energy Market 21
Northland Power Inc. - Threats 22
Threat - Change in Weather Conditions 22
Threat - Legal and Political Framework 22
Threat - Operational Risk 22
Northland Power Inc. - Key Competitors 23
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25
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
Northland Power Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Northland Power Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Northland Power Inc., Recent Deals Summary 32
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 33
May 21, 2015: Cochrane Power Ceases Power Generation 33
May 11, 2015: Northland Reports First Quarter Results 34
Apr 10, 2015: Northland Power Inc.: Ontario Electricity Financial Corporation Appeals Global Adjustment Decision 37
Mar 13, 2015: Northland Power Inc.: Ontario Superior Court Decision Announced in Global Adjustment Case 38
Feb 18, 2015: Northland Power Announces Record Annual Sales and Adjusted EBITDA in 2014 39
Jan 14, 2015: Northland Announces Dates for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014 Financial Results Release and Details of Investor Call 46
Jan 12, 2015: Northland Power Provides Update on Selected Canadian Power Projects and Facilities 47
Dec 09, 2014: Electricity Operations at Northland Power's Iroquois Falls Cogeneration Station Not Materially Impacted by Closure of Resolute Forest Products Iroquois Falls Plant 48
Nov 13, 2014: Northland Increases European Growth While Delivering Strong Third Quarter Results 49
Oct 08, 2014: Northland Announces Dates for 2014 Third Quarter Financial Results Release and Details of Investor Call 53
Section 6 – Appendix 54
Methodology 54
Ratio Definitions 54
About GlobalData 58
Contact Us 58
Disclaimer 58

List of Tables

Northland Power Inc., Key Facts 6
Northland Power Inc., Key Employees 7
Northland Power Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Northland Power Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Northland Power Inc., Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10
Northland Power Inc., History 11
Northland Power Inc., Subsidiaries 16
Northland Power Inc., Key Competitors 23
Northland Power Inc., Ratios based on current share price 24
Northland Power Inc., Annual Ratios 25
Northland Power Inc., Interim Ratios 28
Northland Power Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Northland Power Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Northland Power Inc., Recent Deals Summary 32
Currency Codes 54
Capital Market Ratios 54
Equity Ratios 55
Profitability Ratios 55
Cost Ratios 56
Liquidity Ratios 56
Leverage Ratios 57
Efficiency Ratios 57

List of Figures

Northland Power Inc., Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10
Northland Power Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 27
Northland Power Inc., Ratio Charts 29
Northland Power Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Northland Power Inc., Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31


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