Atlantic Power Corporation (ATP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2015 |    No of Pages: 55 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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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.

Highlights

Atlantic 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 Developments

May 21, 2015: Atlantic Power Corporation to Appoint New Board Member
May 07, 2015: Atlantic Power Corporation Releases First Quarter 2015 Results
Apr 09, 2015: Atlantic Power Announces Headquarters Relocation and Provides Update on Cost Reduction Efforts
Mar 16, 2015: Atlantic Power Announces Dismissal of the U.S. Securities Class Action Lawsuit by the U.S. District Court
Mar 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.

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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
Atlantic Power Corporation - Key Facts 6
Atlantic Power Corporation - Key Employees 7
Atlantic Power Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8
Atlantic Power Corporation - Major Products and Services 9
Atlantic Power Corporation - Key Operational Summary 10
Atlantic Power Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (Power Generation), 2010 10
Atlantic Power Corporation - History 11
Atlantic Power Corporation - Company Statement 13
Atlantic Power Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Section 2 – Company Analysis 18
Atlantic Power Corporation - Business Description 18
Atlantic Power Corporation - Corporate Strategy 19
Atlantic Power Corporation - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
Atlantic Power Corporation - Strengths 20
Strength - Diversified Generation Portfolio 20
Strength - Customer Base 20
Strength - Business Performance: East 20
Atlantic Power Corporation - Weaknesses 21
Weakness - Cost Efficiency 21
Atlantic Power Corporation - Opportunities 22
Opportunity - Infrastructure Enhancement Investments 22
Opportunity - Portfolio Optimization 22
Opportunity - Focus on Power Purchase Agreements 22
Atlantic Power Corporation - Threats 23
Threat - Competitive Market 23
Threat - Clean Power Plan by EPA 23
Threat - Operational Risks 23
Atlantic Power Corporation - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26
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
Atlantic Power Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Atlantic Power Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Atlantic Power Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 32
Section 5 – Company's Recent Developments 33
May 21, 2015: Atlantic Power Corporation to Appoint New Board Member 33
May 07, 2015: Atlantic Power Corporation Releases First Quarter 2015 Results 34
Apr 09, 2015: Atlantic Power Announces Headquarters Relocation and Provides Update on Cost Reduction Efforts 39
Mar 16, 2015: Atlantic Power Announces Dismissal of the U.S. Securities Class Action Lawsuit by the U.S. District Court 40
Mar 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. 41
Feb 26, 2015: Atlantic Power Corporation Releases Fourth Quarter and Year End 2014 Results 42
Feb 13, 2015: Atlantic Power Corporation Announces Quarterly March 2015 Common Share Dividend 47
Feb 03, 2015: Atlantic Power Corporation Announces the Departure of Edward Hall 48
Jan 23, 2015: Atlantic Power Corporation names James J. Moore, Jr. as President and CEO 49
Jan 09, 2015: Atlantic Power Corporation Announces Timing Of Fourth Quarter And Year End 2014 Results & Conference Call 50
Section 6 – Appendix 51
Methodology 51
Ratio Definitions 51
About GlobalData 55
Contact Us 55
Disclaimer 55

List of Tables

Atlantic Power Corporation, Key Facts 6
Atlantic Power Corporation, Key Employees 7
Atlantic Power Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8
Atlantic Power Corporation, Major Products and Services 9
Atlantic Power Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10
Atlantic Power Corporation, History 11
Atlantic Power Corporation, Other Locations 16
Atlantic Power Corporation, Subsidiaries 16
Atlantic Power Corporation, Key Competitors 24
Atlantic Power Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 25
Atlantic Power Corporation, Annual Ratios 26
Atlantic Power Corporation, Interim Ratios 28
Atlantic Power Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Atlantic Power Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Atlantic Power Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 32
Currency Codes 51
Capital Market Ratios 51
Equity Ratios 52
Profitability Ratios 52
Cost Ratios 53
Liquidity Ratios 53
Leverage Ratios 54
Efficiency Ratios 54

List of Figures

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


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