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SSE plc (SSE) - 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.HighlightsSSE plc (SSE), formerly Scottish and Southern Energy plc, is an integrated energy company that generates transmits, distributes and supply electricity. It is also involved in production, storage, distribution and supply of gas. SSE provides wide range of services that include electricity networks management, contracting, telecommunications, electricity networks infrastructure and other energy services. SSE generates electricity through conventional and renewable energy sources, such as wind, hydro, biomass, gas, oil and coal. It provides electricity to homes, offices and businesses through overhead lines and underground cables. The company, together with subsidiaries and representative offices operates in the UK and Ireland. SSE is headquartered in Perth, the UK.SSE plc Key Recent DevelopmentsJul 24, 2015: Completion of Beauly-Denny reinforces the transmission networkJul 23, 2015: SSE plc: Trading StatementJul 17, 2015: Mybster and Dounreay sites get under wayJul 15, 2015: £3million community cash boost from SSE wind powerJul 13, 2015: Strathy North wind farm generates first powerKey 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 6SSE plc - Key Facts 6SSE plc - Key Employees 7SSE plc - Key Employee Biographies 8SSE plc - Major Products and Services 9SSE plc, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (Power Generation), 2010 10SSE plc, Share of Installed Capacity by Region (Power Generation), 2010 11SSE plc - Key Operational Summary 12SSE plc - History 13SSE plc - Company Statement 22SSE plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 23Head Office 23Other Locations & Subsidiaries 23Joint Venture 25Section 2 – Company Analysis 26SSE plc - Business Description 26SSE plc - Corporate Strategy 27SSE plc - SWOT Analysis 28SWOT Analysis - Overview 28SSE plc - Strengths 28Strength - Diversified Operational Network 28Strength - Focus on Research and Development 28Strength - Leading Position: Domestic Market 28SSE plc - Weaknesses 29Weakness - Decline in Retail segment 29SSE plc - Opportunities 30Opportunity - Growth in UK Power Market 30Opportunity - Growing Smart Grid Market 30Opportunity - Growth Initiatives 30SSE plc - Threats 31Threat - Operational Issues 31Threat - Regulatory Environment 31Threat - Market Competition 31SSE plc - Key Competitors 32Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 33Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 33Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 34Performance Chart 36Financial Performance 36Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 37Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 38Section 4 – Company’s Power, Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 39SSE plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 39SSE plc, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 40SSE plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 41SSE plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 42SSE plc, Recent Deals Summary 43Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 44Jul 24, 2015: Completion of Beauly-Denny reinforces the transmission network 44Jul 23, 2015: SSE plc: Trading Statement 46Jul 17, 2015: Mybster and Dounreay sites get under way 50Jul 15, 2015: £3million community cash boost from SSE wind power 51Jul 13, 2015: Strathy North wind farm generates first power 52Jul 09, 2015: New SSE energy tariff joins best buy table 53Jul 07, 2015: CMA energy market investigation 54Jul 06, 2015: SSE goes to extraordinary lengths to fight rural fuel poverty 55Jul 02, 2015: SSE in focus: Greater Gabbard offshore wind 56Jul 01, 2015: Gordonbush extension could deliver substantial local benefits 57Section 6 – Appendix 58Methodology 58Ratio Definitions 58About GlobalData 62Contact Us 62Disclaimer 62List of TablesSSE plc, Key Facts 6SSE plc, Key Employees 7SSE plc, Key Employee Biographies 8SSE plc, Major Products and Services 9SSE plc, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10SSE plc, Share of Installed Capacity by Region, MW, 2010 11SSE plc, Key Operational Summary, 2011 12SSE plc, History 13SSE plc, Other Locations 23SSE plc, Subsidiaries 23SSE plc, Joint Venture 25SSE plc, Key Competitors 32SSE plc, Ratios based on current share price 33SSE plc, Annual Ratios 34SSE plc, Interim Ratios 37SSE plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 39SSE plc, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 40SSE plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 41SSE plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 42SSE plc, Recent Deals Summary 43Currency Codes 58Units 58Capital Market Ratios 58Equity Ratios 59Profitability Ratios 59Cost Ratios 60Liquidity Ratios 60Leverage Ratios 61Efficiency Ratios 61List of FiguresSSE plc, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10SSE plc, Share of Installed Capacity by Region, MW, 2010 11SSE plc, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 36SSE plc, Ratio Charts 38SSE plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 39SSE plc, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 40SSE plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 41SSE plc, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 42