Centrica plc (CNA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Mar, 2016 |    No of Pages: 85 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Centrica plc (CNA) - 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

Centrica plc (Centrica) is an integrated energy company. It carries out exploration and production of oil and natural gas, and storage of gas. The company also conducts electricity generation through onshore and offshore wind farms and combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power stations. Centrica secures and supply gas and electricity to homes and businesses and offers a range of home energy solutions and low carbon products and services. Its core retail brands include, British Gas, Centrica Energy, Bord Gais Energy, Centrica Storage, Direct Energy and Dyno. The company operates in the UK, Ireland, the US, Canada, Norway, the Netherlands, and Trinidad and Tobago. Centrica is headquartered in Windsor, Berkshire, the UK.

Centrica plc  Key Recent Developments

Mar 16, 2016: Centrica plc: Annual Report and Accounts 2015
Mar 10, 2016: Centrica unveils proposal to construct gas-fired power plant in Chineham, UK
Mar 08, 2016: Centrica Completes £80m Barrow Investment
Mar 04, 2016: CMA’s Proposed Variations To The Rough Undertakings
Feb 26, 2016: GE’s Power Services Boosts Efficiency, Output of UK Power Plant with MXL2 Upgrade Solution

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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
Centrica plc - Key Facts  6
Centrica plc - Key Employees  7
Centrica plc - Key Employee Biographies  8
Centrica plc - Major Products and Services  9
Centrica plc - Key Operational Summary  10
Centrica plc - History  11
Centrica plc - Company Statement  20
Centrica plc - Locations And Subsidiaries  21
Head Office  21
Other Locations & Subsidiaries  21
Affiliate  28
Joint Venture  28
Section 2 – Company Analysis  29
Centrica plc - Business Description  29
Centrica plc - Corporate Strategy  30
Centrica plc - SWOT Analysis  31
SWOT Analysis - Overview  31
Centrica plc - Strengths  31
Strength - Integrated Energy Business  31
Strength - Well Established Operations  31
Strength - Value Added Services  31
Centrica plc - Weaknesses  33
Weakness - Declining Profitability  33
Centrica plc - Opportunities  34
Opportunity - Tax Cut in UK North Sea Exploration Activities  34
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions  34
Opportunity - The UK Smart Meters Program  34
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Electricity Demand: the US  34
Centrica plc - Threats  35
Threat - Competitive Environment  35
Threat - Stringent Regulations  35
Threat - Declining Oil Prices  35
Centrica plc - Key Competitors  36
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios  37
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios  37
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios  38
Performance Chart  40
Financial Performance  40
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios  41
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts  42
Section 4 – Company’s Power, Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances  43
Centrica plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  43
Centrica plc, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  44
Centrica plc, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  45
Centrica plc, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  46
Centrica plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  47
Centrica plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  48
Centrica plc, Recent Deals Summary  49
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments  50
Mar 16, 2016: Centrica plc: Annual Report and Accounts 2015  50
Mar 10, 2016: Centrica unveils proposal to construct gas-fired power plant in Chineham, UK  57
Mar 08, 2016: Centrica Completes £80m Barrow Investment  58
Mar 04, 2016: CMA’s Proposed Variations To The Rough Undertakings  59
Feb 26, 2016: GE’s Power Services Boosts Efficiency, Output of UK Power Plant with MXL2 Upgrade Solution  60
Feb 18, 2016: Centrica Announces Preliminary Results For The Year Ended 31 December 2015  61
Feb 18, 2016: Preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2015: Centrica  76
Feb 04, 2016: Centrica's Rough Gas Storage Facility Undergoes Outage  77
Jan 26, 2016: Centrica plc organisation and senior leadership changes  78
Jan 19, 2016: Government Of Norway: Considerable Interest In Further Exploration Of The Norwegian Continental Shelf  79
Section 6 – Appendix  80
Methodology  80
Ratio Definitions  80
About GlobalData  84
Contact Us  84
Disclaimer  84

List of Tables
Centrica plc, Key Facts  6
Centrica plc, Key Employees  7
Centrica plc, Key Employee Biographies  8
Centrica plc, Major Products and Services  9
Centrica plc, Key Operational Summary  10
Centrica plc, History  11
Centrica plc, Other Locations  21
Centrica plc, Subsidiaries  22
Centrica plc, Affiliate  28
Centrica plc, Joint Venture  28
Centrica plc, Key Competitors  36
Centrica plc, Ratios based on current share price  37
Centrica plc, Annual Ratios  38
Centrica plc, Interim Ratios  41
Centrica plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  43
Centrica plc, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  44
Centrica plc, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  45
Centrica plc, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  46
Centrica plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  47
Centrica plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  48
Centrica plc, Recent Deals Summary  49
Currency Codes  80
Units  80
Capital Market Ratios  80
Equity Ratios  81
Profitability Ratios  81
Cost Ratios  82
Liquidity Ratios  82
Leverage Ratios  83
Efficiency Ratios  83

List of Figures
Centrica plc, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015)  40
Centrica plc, Ratio Charts  42
Centrica plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  43
Centrica plc, Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  44
Centrica plc, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  45
Centrica plc, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  46
Centrica plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  47
Centrica plc, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  48


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