WGL Holdings, Inc. (WGL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Feb, 2016 |    No of Pages: 53 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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WGL Holdings, Inc. (WGL) - 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

WGL Holdings, Inc. (WGL) is an energy holding company that provides natural gas, electricity, green power, carbon reduction and energy services. It also provides design-build energy efficient and sustainable solutions and water and energy-related infrastructure services. The company delivers an array of energy efficiency, commercial solar and combined heat and power projects as well as alternative energy technologies to government and commercial clients. WGL also engages in developing, acquiring, managing, and optimizing natural gas storage and transportation assets. The company caters to residential and commercial customers in the District of Columbia, and nearby metropolitan areas in Maryland and Virginia. WGL is headquartered in Washington D.C, the US.

WGL Holdings, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Feb 05, 2016: WGL Holdings, Inc. Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results; Affirms Fiscal Year 2016 Non-GAAP Guidance and Announces 5% Dividend Increase
Jan 22, 2016: Mountain Valley Pipeline Secures New Shipper Commitment with Con Edison
Nov 16, 2015: WGL Substantially Expands Distributed Generation Assets; Announces Plans to Increase Solar Capacity by 50 percent in Fiscal Year 2016
Nov 13, 2015: WGL Holdings Reports Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results; Issues Fiscal Year 2016 Non-GAAP Guidance
Nov 09, 2015: WGL Prepares Homes Across Region for Winter Weather

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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
WGL Holdings, Inc. - Key Facts  6
WGL Holdings, Inc. - Key Employees  7
WGL Holdings, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies  8
WGL Holdings, Inc. - Major Products and Services  10
WGL Holdings, Inc. - Key Operational Summary  11
WGL Holdings, Inc. - History  12
WGL Holdings, Inc. - Company Statement  14
WGL Holdings, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries  17
Head Office  17
Other Locations & Subsidiaries  17
Affiliate  17
Joint Venture  18
Section 2 – Company Analysis  19
WGL Holdings, Inc. - Business Description  19
WGL Holdings, Inc. - Corporate Strategy  20
WGL Holdings, Inc. - SWOT Analysis  21
SWOT Analysis - Overview  21
WGL Holdings, Inc. - Strengths  21
Strength - Extensive Customer Base  21
Strength - Declining Operating Cost  21
Strength - Retail Energy Business  21
WGL Holdings, Inc. - Weaknesses  22
Weakness - Declining Cash Reserves  22
Weakness - Antitrust Violation Concerns  22
WGL Holdings, Inc. - Opportunities  23
Opportunity - Energy Demand Outlook: the US  23
Opportunity - Expansion Initiatives  23
Opportunity - Contracts and Agreements  23
WGL Holdings, Inc. - Threats  24
Threat - Competitive Environment  24
Threat - Stringent Regulatory Environment  24
Threat - Seasonality of Business Operations  24
WGL Holdings, Inc. - Key Competitors  25
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios  26
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios  26
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios  27
Performance Chart  28
Financial Performance  28
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios  29
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts  30
Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances  31
WGL Holdings, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  31
WGL Holdings, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  32
WGL Holdings, Inc., Recent Deals Summary  33
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments  34
Feb 05, 2016: WGL Holdings, Inc. Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results; Affirms Fiscal Year 2016 Non-GAAP Guidance and Announces 5% Dividend Increase  34
Jan 22, 2016: Mountain Valley Pipeline Secures New Shipper Commitment with Con Edison  36
Nov 16, 2015: WGL Substantially Expands Distributed Generation Assets; Announces Plans to Increase Solar Capacity by 50 percent in Fiscal Year 2016  37
Nov 13, 2015: WGL Holdings Reports Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results; Issues Fiscal Year 2016 Non-GAAP Guidance  38
Nov 09, 2015: WGL Prepares Homes Across Region for Winter Weather  40
Oct 23, 2015: Mountain Valley Pipeline Files Formal Application Requesting FERC Authorization To Construct 301-Mile Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline  41
Oct 13, 2015: Antero Resources Announces Third Quarter 2015 Operations Update  43
Oct 01, 2015: Mountain Valley Pipeline To Provide Natural Gas Service To Virginia Communities Through Partnership With Roanoke Gas  45
Aug 31, 2015: WGL Energy and Conergy Complete Solar Project for City of Atwater, California  46
Aug 26, 2015: WGL Selected by District of Columbia to Supply Electricity to more than 700 City Government Accounts  47
Section 6 – Appendix  48
Methodology  48
Ratio Definitions  48
About GlobalData  52
Contact Us  52
Disclaimer  52

List of Tables

WGL Holdings, Inc., Key Facts  6
WGL Holdings, Inc., Key Employees  7
WGL Holdings, Inc., Key Employee Biographies  8
WGL Holdings, Inc., Major Products and Services  10
WGL Holdings, Inc., Key Operational Summary  11
WGL Holdings, Inc., History  12
WGL Holdings, Inc., Subsidiaries  17
WGL Holdings, Inc., Affiliate  17
WGL Holdings, Inc., Joint Venture  18
WGL Holdings, Inc., Key Competitors  25
WGL Holdings, Inc., Ratios based on current share price  26
WGL Holdings, Inc., Annual Ratios  27
WGL Holdings, Inc., Interim Ratios  29
WGL Holdings, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  31
WGL Holdings, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  32
WGL Holdings, Inc., Recent Deals Summary  33
Currency Codes  48
Units  48
Capital Market Ratios  48
Equity Ratios  49
Profitability Ratios  49
Cost Ratios  50
Liquidity Ratios  50
Leverage Ratios  51
Efficiency Ratios  51

List of Figures

WGL Holdings, Inc., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015)  28
WGL Holdings, Inc., Ratio Charts  30
WGL Holdings, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  31
WGL Holdings, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  32


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