AGL Resources Inc. (GAS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2015 |    No of Pages: 56 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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AGL Resources Inc. (GAS) - 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

AGL Resources Inc. (AGL Resources) is an energy services holding company, which primarily engages in provision of natural gas distribution services. It operates through its seven natural gas distribution utilities in the states, namely, Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, New Jersey, Florida, Tennessee and Maryland. Besides distribution of the natural gas, the company also offers related and complementary services such as retail services, wholesale services, midstream operational services, and cargo shipping services. Its retail operations include marketing of natural gas, and provision of maintenance and warranty products for certain home utility services and appliances. Its wholesale segment manages natural gas storage inventory and pipeline transportation capacities of clients. Its midstream operations segment primarily consists of high deliverability natural gas storage facilities. The company provides cargo shipping services to, from and between the Caribbean and the Bahamas. AGL Resources is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the US.

The company focuses on increasing its scale and scope in the distribution, storage and transportation of natural gas.

AGL Resources Inc. Key Recent Developments

Mar 25, 2015: AGL Resources Increases 2015 Earnings Guidance
Feb 12, 2015: Tallgrass And AGL Resources Conclude Non-Binding Open Season On Proposed Prairie State Pipeline
Feb 11, 2015: AGL Resources Reports Record 2014 Earnings
Feb 04, 2015: Atlantic Coast Pipeline Signs Pipe Manufacturing Contract With Dura-Bond Industries
Feb 03, 2015: AGL Resources Board Of Directors Increases Dividend By 4.1 Percent

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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
AGL Resources Inc. - Key Facts 6
AGL Resources Inc. - Key Employees 7
AGL Resources Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 12
AGL Resources Inc. - Major Products and Services 13
AGL Resources Inc. - Key Operational Summary 14
AGL Resources Inc. - History 15
AGL Resources Inc. - Company Statement 18
AGL Resources Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 20
Head Office 20
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 20
Joint Venture 22
Section 2 – Company Analysis 23
AGL Resources Inc. - Business Description 23
AGL Resources Inc. - Corporate Strategy 25
AGL Resources Inc. - SWOT Analysis 26
SWOT Analysis - Overview 26
AGL Resources Inc. - Strengths 26
Strength - Business Model: Integrated Operations 26
Strength - Increasing Profitability 26
Strength - Supplier Diversity: Natural Gas 26
AGL Resources Inc. - Weaknesses 27
Weakness - Availability of Pipeline 27
Weakness - Working Capital Deficit 27
AGL Resources Inc. - Opportunities 28
Opportunity - Construction of Fueling Stations 28
Opportunity - Forecasted Increase in Natural Gas Consumption - North America 28
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 28
AGL Resources Inc. - Threats 29
Threat - Environmental Regulation 29
Threat - Hazards and Operational Risks 29
Threat - Stringent Pipeline Regulations in North America 29
AGL Resources Inc. - Key Competitors 30
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 31
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 31
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 32
Performance Chart 33
Financial Performance 33
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 34
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 35
Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 36
AGL Resources Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36
AGL Resources Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37
AGL Resources Inc., Recent Deals Summary 38
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 39
Mar 25, 2015: AGL Resources Increases 2015 Earnings Guidance 39
Feb 12, 2015: Tallgrass And AGL Resources Conclude Non-Binding Open Season On Proposed Prairie State Pipeline 40
Feb 11, 2015: AGL Resources Reports Record 2014 Earnings 41
Feb 04, 2015: Atlantic Coast Pipeline Signs Pipe Manufacturing Contract With Dura-Bond Industries 42
Feb 03, 2015: AGL Resources Board Of Directors Increases Dividend By 4.1 Percent 43
Jan 06, 2015: Pivotal LNG, WesPac Midstream And TOTE Sign Agreement For LNG 44
Nov 10, 2014: AGL Resources Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results 45
Oct 29, 2014: AGL Resources Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend 48
Oct 14, 2014: Tallgrass Development and AGL Resources Announce Pursuit of New Pipeline Project 49
Oct 13, 2014: PSEG Power Joins PennEast Pipeline Project 50
Section 6 – Appendix 51
Methodology 51
Ratio Definitions 51
About GlobalData 55
Contact Us 55
Disclaimer 55

List of Tables

AGL Resources Inc., Key Facts 6
AGL Resources Inc., Key Employees 7
AGL Resources Inc., Key Employees (cont..) 10
AGL Resources Inc., Key Employee Biographies 12
AGL Resources Inc., Major Products and Services 13
AGL Resources Inc., Key Operational Summary, 2011 14
AGL Resources Inc., History 15
AGL Resources Inc., Subsidiaries 20
AGL Resources Inc., Joint Venture 22
AGL Resources Inc., Key Competitors 30
AGL Resources Inc., Ratios based on current share price 31
AGL Resources Inc., Annual Ratios 32
AGL Resources Inc., Interim Ratios 34
AGL Resources Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36
AGL Resources Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37
AGL Resources Inc., Recent Deals Summary 38
Currency Codes 51
Units 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

AGL Resources Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 33
AGL Resources Inc., Ratio Charts 35
AGL Resources Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36
AGL Resources Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37


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