Canadian Utilities Limited (CU) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2015 |    No of Pages: 47 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Canadian Utilities Limited (CU) - 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

Canadian Utilities Limited (CUL), an ATCO company, offers a wide range of services for companies engaged in utilities, energy, structures and logistics, and technologies. The company is engaged in electricity distribution and transmission, natural gas distribution, and natural gas transmission; non-regulated supply of electricity and cogeneration steam as well as the regulated supply of electricity and non-regulated natural gas gathering, processing, storage and transmission; and regulated distribution of natural gas. The company mainly operates in Canada and Australia. CUL is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

The company’s financial strategy is based on delivering long-term shareowner value and generating reliable earnings and cash flows with the opportunity for premium returns. In line with this, between 2014 and 2016, CUL plans to invest CAD5.5 billion in its utilities business and CAD4 billion in its electricity business.

Canadian Utilities Limited Key Recent Developments

Feb 20, 2015: Canadian Utilities Reports Record Earnings In 2014
Oct 23, 2013: Canadian Utilities to Release Third Quarter Results Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Jul 26, 2013: Canadian Utilities Reports Higher Second Quarter 2013 Earnings
Apr 26, 2013: Canadian Utilities Reports Revenue Of C$876 Million In Q1 2013
Feb 21, 2013: Canadian Utilities Reports Revenue Of C$3 Billion In 2012

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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
Canadian Utilities Limited - Key Facts 6
Canadian Utilities Limited - Key Employees 7
Canadian Utilities Limited - Key Employee Biographies 9
Canadian Utilities Limited - Major Products and Services 10
Canadian Utilities Limited - History 11
Canadian Utilities Limited - Company Statement 13
Canadian Utilities Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15
Section 2 – Company Analysis 17
Canadian Utilities Limited - Business Description 17
Canadian Utilities Limited - Corporate Strategy 19
Canadian Utilities Limited - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
Canadian Utilities Limited - Strengths 20
Strength - Robust Energy Operations 20
Strength - Business Performance: Utilities Segment 20
Canadian Utilities Limited - Weaknesses 21
Weakness - Limited Liquidity Position 21
Canadian Utilities Limited - Opportunities 22
Opportunity - Business Expansion 22
Opportunity - Energy Market Reform: Mexico 22
Opportunity - Potential Oil Sands: Canada 22
Canadian Utilities Limited - Threats 23
Threat - Operational Issues 23
Threat - Commodity Cost Fluctuation 23
Threat - Legal and Political Framework 23
Canadian Utilities Limited - 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, Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 30
Canadian Utilities Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Canadian Utilities Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Canadian Utilities Limited, Recent Deals Summary 32
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 33
Feb 20, 2015: Canadian Utilities Reports Record Earnings In 2014 33
Oct 29, 2014: Canadian Utilities Reports 2014 Third Quarter Earnings 34
Jul 28, 2014: Canadian Utilities Reports 2014 Second Quarter Earnings 35
Jul 07, 2014: Canadian Utilities To Release Second Quarter Results Monday, July 28, 2014 36
Apr 25, 2014: Canadian Utilities Reports 2014 First Quarter Earnings 37
Feb 20, 2014: Canadian Utilities Achieved Record Earnings in 2013 38
Feb 20, 2014: CANADIAN UTILITIES ACHIEVED RECORD EARNINGS IN 2013 39
Jan 10, 2014: Canadian Utilities Limited Eligible Dividends 40
Jan 09, 2014: CANADIAN UTILITIES : ELIGIBLE DIVIDENDS 41
Section 6 – Appendix 42
Methodology 42
Ratio Definitions 42
About GlobalData 46
Contact Us 46
Disclaimer 46

List of Tables

Canadian Utilities Limited, Key Facts 6
Canadian Utilities Limited, Key Employees 7
Canadian Utilities Limited, Key Employee Biographies 9
Canadian Utilities Limited, Major Products and Services 10
Canadian Utilities Limited, History 11
Canadian Utilities Limited, Subsidiaries 15
Canadian Utilities Limited, Key Competitors 24
Canadian Utilities Limited, Ratios based on current share price 25
Canadian Utilities Limited, Annual Ratios 26
Canadian Utilities Limited, Interim Ratios 28
Canadian Utilities Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Canadian Utilities Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Canadian Utilities Limited, Recent Deals Summary 32
Currency Codes 42
Units 42
Capital Market Ratios 42
Equity Ratios 43
Profitability Ratios 43
Cost Ratios 44
Liquidity Ratios 44
Leverage Ratios 45
Efficiency Ratios 45

List of Figures

Canadian Utilities Limited, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 27
Canadian Utilities Limited, Ratio Charts 29
Canadian Utilities Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Canadian Utilities Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31


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