Boralex Inc. (BLX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2015 |    No of Pages: 53 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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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.

Highlights

Boralex 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 Developments

Jun 09, 2015: Boralex inaugurates Jamie Creek hydroelectric power station in British Columbia
May 06, 2015: Boralex's growth strategy drives financial results higher in the first quarter
Apr 13, 2015: Boralex adds 50 MW to its portfolio
Feb 19, 2015: Boralex: Strong increase in 2014 financial results
Feb 09, 2015: Boralex: Dividend Declaration

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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
Boralex Inc. - Key Facts 6
Boralex Inc. - Key Employees 7
Boralex Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Boralex Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Boralex Inc. - Key Operational Summary 10
Boralex Inc., Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (Power Generation), 2010 10
Boralex Inc., Share of Installed Capacity by Region (Power Generation), 2010 11
Boralex Inc. - History 12
Boralex Inc. - Company Statement 16
Boralex Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 19
Head Office 19
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 19
Section 2 – Company Analysis 21
Boralex Inc. - Business Description 21
Business Description - Hydroelectric Power Segment 21
Hydroelectric Power Segment - Overview 21
Hydroelectric Power Segment - Production 21
Hydroelectric Power Segment - Financials 21
Business Description - Solar Segment 22
Solar Segment - Overview 22
Solar Segment - Production 22
Solar Segment - Financials 22
Business Description - Thermal Segment 22
Thermal Segment - Overview 22
Thermal Segment - Production 22
Thermal Segment - Financials 22
Business Description - Wind Power Segment 22
Wind Power Segment - Overview 22
Wind Power Segment - Production 22
Wind Power Segment - Financials 22
Boralex Inc. - Corporate Strategy 23
Boralex Inc. - SWOT Analysis 24
SWOT Analysis - Overview 24
Boralex Inc. - Strengths 24
Strength - Diversified Generation Portfolio 24
Strength - Presence in Key Growth Market 24
Strength - Market Leadership 24
Boralex Inc. - Weaknesses 25
Weakness - Lawsuit on Power Transmission Line 25
Boralex Inc. - Opportunities 26
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Hydropower 26
Opportunity - Increasing US Electricity Consumption 26
Opportunity - Strategic Business Initiative 26
Boralex Inc. - Threats 27
Threat - Growing Market for Other Energy Alternatives 27
Threat - Competitive Landscape 27
Threat - Stringent Regulations 27
Boralex Inc. - Key Competitors 28
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 30
Performance Chart 32
Financial Performance 32
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 33
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 34
Section 4 – Company's Power Financial Deals and Alliances 35
Boralex Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 35
Boralex Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 36
Boralex Inc., Recent Deals Summary 37
Section 5 – Company's Recent Developments 38
Jun 09, 2015: Boralex inaugurates Jamie Creek hydroelectric power station in British Columbia 38
May 06, 2015: Boralex's growth strategy drives financial results higher in the first quarter 39
Apr 13, 2015: Boralex adds 50 MW to its portfolio 40
Feb 19, 2015: Boralex: Strong increase in 2014 financial results 41
Feb 09, 2015: Boralex: Dividend Declaration 43
Feb 02, 2015: Inauguration of Temiscouata Wind Farms 44
Jan 22, 2015: Boralex - Release of the 2014 Fourth Quarter Financial Results 45
Dec 03, 2014: Commercial commissioning of the 68 MW Phase II of the Seigneurie de Beaupre Wind Farms' a success 46
Dec 03, 2014: Commercial commissioning of the Temiscouata I community wind farm 47
Nov 06, 2014: Boralex bids for two wind power projects under the 450 MW wind power call for tenders 48
Section 6 – Appendix 49
Methodology 49
Ratio Definitions 49
About GlobalData 53
Contact Us 53
Disclaimer 53

List of Tables

Boralex Inc., Key Facts 6
Boralex Inc., Key Employees 7
Boralex Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Boralex Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Boralex Inc., Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10
Boralex Inc., Share of Installed Capacity by Region, MW, 2010 11
Boralex Inc., History 12
Boralex Inc., Other Locations 19
Boralex Inc., Subsidiaries 20
Boralex Inc., Key Competitors 28
Boralex Inc., Ratios based on current share price 29
Boralex Inc., Annual Ratios 30
Boralex Inc., Interim Ratios 33
Boralex Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 35
Boralex Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 36
Boralex Inc., Recent Deals Summary 37
Currency Codes 49
Capital Market Ratios 49
Equity Ratios 50
Profitability Ratios 50
Cost Ratios 51
Liquidity Ratios 51
Leverage Ratios 52
Efficiency Ratios 52

List of Figures

Boralex Inc., Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10
Boralex Inc., Share of Installed Capacity by Region, MW, 2010 11
Boralex Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 32
Boralex Inc., Ratio Charts 34
Boralex Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 35
Boralex Inc., Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 36


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