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Atlantic Power Corporation (ATP) - 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.HighlightsAtlantic Power Corporation (Atlantic Power) is an electric utility. It generates and sells electricity from diverse resources such as wind, natural gas, biomass, coal and hydro in the US and Canada. The company sells electricity under long-term power purchase agreements. It also develops infrastructure for power generation projects. Atlantic Power serves a variety of utilities and other large commercial customers. The company has presence in Dedham, Chicago, Portland, Seattle, and Toronto. Atlantic Power is headquartered in Dedham, Massachusetts, the US.
In April 2015, Atlantic Power entered into an agreement to divest 521 MW of wind generation projects to TerraForm Power for US$350 million.
The company's strategy is to generate stable, contracted cash flows from its existing assets to sustain its dividend payout to shareholders while increasing the value of the company via selected acquisitions in North American markets.Atlantic Power Corporation Key Recent DevelopmentsMay 21, 2015: Atlantic Power Corporation to Appoint New Board MemberMay 07, 2015: Atlantic Power Corporation Releases First Quarter 2015 ResultsApr 09, 2015: Atlantic Power Announces Headquarters Relocation and Provides Update on Cost Reduction EffortsMar 16, 2015: Atlantic Power Announces Dismissal of the U.S. Securities Class Action Lawsuit by the U.S. District CourtMar 02, 2015: Atlantic Power Corporation and Atlantic Power Preferred Equity Ltd. Announce Quarterly Dividend Rate on the Cumulative Floating Rate Preferred Shares, Series 3 of Atlantic Power Preferred Equity Ltd.Key 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 6Atlantic Power Corporation - Key Facts 6Atlantic Power Corporation - Key Employees 7Atlantic Power Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8Atlantic Power Corporation - Major Products and Services 9Atlantic Power Corporation - Key Operational Summary 10Atlantic Power Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (Power Generation), 2010 10Atlantic Power Corporation - History 11Atlantic Power Corporation - Company Statement 13Atlantic Power Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 16Head Office 16Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16Section 2 – Company Analysis 18Atlantic Power Corporation - Business Description 18Atlantic Power Corporation - Corporate Strategy 19Atlantic Power Corporation - SWOT Analysis 20SWOT Analysis - Overview 20Atlantic Power Corporation - Strengths 20Strength - Diversified Generation Portfolio 20Strength - Customer Base 20Strength - Business Performance: East 20Atlantic Power Corporation - Weaknesses 21Weakness - Cost Efficiency 21Atlantic Power Corporation - Opportunities 22Opportunity - Infrastructure Enhancement Investments 22Opportunity - Portfolio Optimization 22Opportunity - Focus on Power Purchase Agreements 22Atlantic Power Corporation - Threats 23Threat - Competitive Market 23Threat - Clean Power Plan by EPA 23Threat - Operational Risks 23Atlantic Power Corporation - Key Competitors 24Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26Performance Chart 27Financial Performance 27Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29Section 4 – Company's Power Financial Deals and Alliances 30Atlantic Power Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30Atlantic Power Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31Atlantic Power Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 32Section 5 – Company's Recent Developments 33May 21, 2015: Atlantic Power Corporation to Appoint New Board Member 33May 07, 2015: Atlantic Power Corporation Releases First Quarter 2015 Results 34Apr 09, 2015: Atlantic Power Announces Headquarters Relocation and Provides Update on Cost Reduction Efforts 39Mar 16, 2015: Atlantic Power Announces Dismissal of the U.S. Securities Class Action Lawsuit by the U.S. District Court 40Mar 02, 2015: Atlantic Power Corporation and Atlantic Power Preferred Equity Ltd. Announce Quarterly Dividend Rate on the Cumulative Floating Rate Preferred Shares, Series 3 of Atlantic Power Preferred Equity Ltd. 41Feb 26, 2015: Atlantic Power Corporation Releases Fourth Quarter and Year End 2014 Results 42Feb 13, 2015: Atlantic Power Corporation Announces Quarterly March 2015 Common Share Dividend 47Feb 03, 2015: Atlantic Power Corporation Announces the Departure of Edward Hall 48Jan 23, 2015: Atlantic Power Corporation names James J. Moore, Jr. as President and CEO 49Jan 09, 2015: Atlantic Power Corporation Announces Timing Of Fourth Quarter And Year End 2014 Results & Conference Call 50Section 6 – Appendix 51Methodology 51Ratio Definitions 51About GlobalData 55Contact Us 55Disclaimer 55List of TablesAtlantic Power Corporation, Key Facts 6Atlantic Power Corporation, Key Employees 7Atlantic Power Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8Atlantic Power Corporation, Major Products and Services 9Atlantic Power Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10Atlantic Power Corporation, History 11Atlantic Power Corporation, Other Locations 16Atlantic Power Corporation, Subsidiaries 16Atlantic Power Corporation, Key Competitors 24Atlantic Power Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 25Atlantic Power Corporation, Annual Ratios 26Atlantic Power Corporation, Interim Ratios 28Atlantic Power Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30Atlantic Power Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31Atlantic Power Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 32Currency Codes 51Capital Market Ratios 51Equity Ratios 52Profitability Ratios 52Cost Ratios 53Liquidity Ratios 53Leverage Ratios 54Efficiency Ratios 54List of FiguresAtlantic Power Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10Atlantic Power Corporation, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 27Atlantic Power Corporation, Ratio Charts 29Atlantic Power Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30Atlantic Power Corporation, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31