Northwest Natural Gas Company (NWN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: May, 2017 |    No of Pages: 54 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Northwest Natural Gas Company (NWN) - 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

Northwest Natural Gas Company (NW Natural) is an energy services company that provides natural gas storage and distribution services. It owns and operates underground storage facilities; and holds leases and other property interests in underground natural gas storage facilities, and easements and other property interests related to pipelines associated with those facilities. The company sources natural gas from Alberta and British Columbia areas of Canada and multiple receipt points in Rocky Mountains in the US. NW Natural offers storage services for utilities, gas marketers, electric generators, and industrial users; and supplies natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The company serves customers in Oregon, Washington, and California. NW Natural is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, the US.

Northwest Natural Gas Company Key Recent Developments

May 08,2017: NW Natural Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
Apr 24,2017: NW Natural appoints new CFO
Feb 27,2017: NW Natural Reports Results For The Three And Twelve Months Ended December 31, 2016
Nov 28,2016: SNC-Lavalin wins EPC contract for midstream natural gas project in US
Nov 02,2016: NW Natural Reports Results For Three And Nine Months Ended September 30, 2016

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
Northwest Natural Gas Company - Key Facts 5
Northwest Natural Gas Company - Key Employees 6
Northwest Natural Gas Company - Key Employee Biographies 7
Northwest Natural Gas Company - Major Products and Services 9
Northwest Natural Gas Company - Key Operational Summary 10
Northwest Natural Gas Company - History 11
Northwest Natural Gas Company - Company Statement 12
Northwest Natural Gas Company - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13
Section 2 - Company Analysis 14
Northwest Natural Gas Company - Business Description 14
Northwest Natural Gas Company - Corporate Strategy 15
Northwest Natural Gas Company - SWOT Analysis 16
SWOT Analysis - Overview 16
Northwest Natural Gas Company - Strengths 16
Northwest Natural Gas Company - Weaknesses 17
Northwest Natural Gas Company - Opportunities 18
Northwest Natural Gas Company - Threats 19
Northwest Natural Gas Company - Key Competitors 20
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 22
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 26
Section 4 - Company's Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 27
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 27
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 28
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Recent Deals Summary 29
Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 30
May 08, 2017: NW Natural Reports First Quarter 2017 Results 30
Apr 24, 2017: NW Natural appoints new CFO 32
Feb 27, 2017: NW Natural Reports Results For The Three And Twelve Months Ended December 31, 2016 33
Nov 28, 2016: SNC-Lavalin wins EPC contract for midstream natural gas project in US 36
Nov 02, 2016: NW Natural Reports Results For Three And Nine Months Ended September 30, 2016 37
Oct 27, 2016: UTC: Rate Adjustments For Washington Natural Gas Customers Start Nov. 1 40
Oct 03, 2016: NW Natural Receives Notice To Proceed On Its North Mist Expansion Project 41
Aug 02, 2016: NW Natural Reports Results For The Three And Six Months Ended June 30, 2016 42
Jul 29, 2016: NW Natural: David H. Anderson Begins Tenure As CEO 45
May 03, 2016: NW Natural Reports Results For The Quarter Ended March 31, 2016 46
Section 6 - Appendix 49
Methodology 49
Ratio Definitions 49
About GlobalData 53
Contact Us 53
Disclaimer 53

List of Tables
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Key Facts 5
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Key Employees 6
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Key Employee Biographies 7
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Major Products and Services 9
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Key Operational Summary 10
Northwest Natural Gas Company, History 11
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Subsidiaries 13
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Key Competitors 20
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Ratios based on current share price 21
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Annual Ratios 22
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 23
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 24
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 27
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 28
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Recent Deals Summary 29
Currency Codes 49
Units 49
Capital Market Ratios 49
Equity Ratios 50
Profitability Ratios 50
Cost Ratios 51
Liquidity Ratios 52
Leverage Ratios 52
Efficiency Ratios 52

List of Figures
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 25
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Ratio Charts 26
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 27
Northwest Natural Gas Company, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 28


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