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Boralex Inc. (BLX) - 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.HighlightsBoralex Inc. (Boralex) is an energy utility company. The company carries out development and operation of renewable energy power stations. Boralex carries out business activities through four reportable segments, namely, Wind, Hydroelectric, Thermal and Solar. It owns and operates a large asset base in Canada, the Northeastern US and France. Its major plants include Seigneurie de Beaupre - phase I (272 MW) and Thames River (90 MW) wind power plants in Canada; Ally-Mercoeur (39 MW) and St-Patrick (34.5 MW) wind power plants in France; and Hudson Falls (46 MW) and South Glens Falls (14 MW) hydro power plants in the US. The company markets electricity under long term contracts and trades in market prices. Boralex is headquartered in Quebec, Canada.
The company focuses renewable energy-centric growth. It intends to expand asset portfolio with organic and inorganic growth prospects. In this line, through its subsidiary Boralex Europe S.A., the company acquired Calmont 14 MW wind power project in the Midi-Pyrenees region in France.Boralex Inc. Key Recent DevelopmentsJun 09, 2015: Boralex inaugurates Jamie Creek hydroelectric power station in British ColumbiaMay 06, 2015: Boralex's growth strategy drives financial results higher in the first quarterApr 13, 2015: Boralex adds 50 MW to its portfolioFeb 19, 2015: Boralex: Strong increase in 2014 financial resultsFeb 09, 2015: Boralex: Dividend DeclarationKey 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 6Boralex Inc. - Key Facts 6Boralex Inc. - Key Employees 7Boralex Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8Boralex Inc. - Major Products and Services 9Boralex Inc. - Key Operational Summary 10Boralex Inc., Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (Power Generation), 2010 10Boralex Inc., Share of Installed Capacity by Region (Power Generation), 2010 11Boralex Inc. - History 12Boralex Inc. - Company Statement 16Boralex Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 19Head Office 19Other Locations & Subsidiaries 19Section 2 – Company Analysis 21Boralex Inc. - Business Description 21Business Description - Hydroelectric Power Segment 21Hydroelectric Power Segment - Overview 21Hydroelectric Power Segment - Production 21Hydroelectric Power Segment - Financials 21Business Description - Solar Segment 22Solar Segment - Overview 22Solar Segment - Production 22Solar Segment - Financials 22Business Description - Thermal Segment 22Thermal Segment - Overview 22Thermal Segment - Production 22Thermal Segment - Financials 22Business Description - Wind Power Segment 22Wind Power Segment - Overview 22Wind Power Segment - Production 22Wind Power Segment - Financials 22Boralex Inc. - Corporate Strategy 23Boralex Inc. - SWOT Analysis 24SWOT Analysis - Overview 24Boralex Inc. - Strengths 24Strength - Diversified Generation Portfolio 24Strength - Presence in Key Growth Market 24Strength - Market Leadership 24Boralex Inc. - Weaknesses 25Weakness - Lawsuit on Power Transmission Line 25Boralex Inc. - Opportunities 26Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Hydropower 26Opportunity - Increasing US Electricity Consumption 26Opportunity - Strategic Business Initiative 26Boralex Inc. - Threats 27Threat - Growing Market for Other Energy Alternatives 27Threat - Competitive Landscape 27Threat - Stringent Regulations 27Boralex Inc. - Key Competitors 28Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 29Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 29Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 30Performance Chart 32Financial Performance 32Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 33Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 34Section 4 – Company's Power Financial Deals and Alliances 35Boralex Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 35Boralex Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 36Boralex Inc., Recent Deals Summary 37Section 5 – Company's Recent Developments 38Jun 09, 2015: Boralex inaugurates Jamie Creek hydroelectric power station in British Columbia 38May 06, 2015: Boralex's growth strategy drives financial results higher in the first quarter 39Apr 13, 2015: Boralex adds 50 MW to its portfolio 40Feb 19, 2015: Boralex: Strong increase in 2014 financial results 41Feb 09, 2015: Boralex: Dividend Declaration 43Feb 02, 2015: Inauguration of Temiscouata Wind Farms 44Jan 22, 2015: Boralex - Release of the 2014 Fourth Quarter Financial Results 45Dec 03, 2014: Commercial commissioning of the 68 MW Phase II of the Seigneurie de Beaupre Wind Farms' a success 46Dec 03, 2014: Commercial commissioning of the Temiscouata I community wind farm 47Nov 06, 2014: Boralex bids for two wind power projects under the 450 MW wind power call for tenders 48Section 6 – Appendix 49Methodology 49Ratio Definitions 49About GlobalData 53Contact Us 53Disclaimer 53List of TablesBoralex Inc., Key Facts 6Boralex Inc., Key Employees 7Boralex Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8Boralex Inc., Major Products and Services 9Boralex Inc., Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10Boralex Inc., Share of Installed Capacity by Region, MW, 2010 11Boralex Inc., History 12Boralex Inc., Other Locations 19Boralex Inc., Subsidiaries 20Boralex Inc., Key Competitors 28Boralex Inc., Ratios based on current share price 29Boralex Inc., Annual Ratios 30Boralex Inc., Interim Ratios 33Boralex Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 35Boralex Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 36Boralex Inc., Recent Deals Summary 37Currency Codes 49Capital Market Ratios 49Equity Ratios 50Profitability Ratios 50Cost Ratios 51Liquidity Ratios 51Leverage Ratios 52Efficiency Ratios 52List of FiguresBoralex Inc., Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10Boralex Inc., Share of Installed Capacity by Region, MW, 2010 11Boralex Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 32Boralex Inc., Ratio Charts 34Boralex Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 35Boralex Inc., Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 36