Spectra Energy Corp (SE) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2016 |    No of Pages: 58 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Spectra Energy Corp (SE) - 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

Spectra Energy Corp (Spectra Energy) is a pipeline and midstream company. It owns and operates a wide portfolio of natural gas-related assets. The company gathers, processes, transmits, stores and distributes natural gas to customers across northeastern, southeastern and the Pacific Northwest in the US and the Maritime and Ontario provinces in Canada. Spectra Energy offers natural gas sales and distribution services to retail customers in Ontario, and natural gas gathering and processing services to customers in western Canada. It also owns and operates a crude oil pipeline system that connects Canadian and US producers to refineries in the US Rocky Mountain and Midwest regions. Spectra Energy is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

Spectra Energy Corp Key Recent Developments

Apr 12, 2016: Sierra Club: Conservation Groups Call For Public Parks To Be Put Ahead Of Corporate Polluters’ Pipeline Plans
Mar 14, 2016: Government Of British Columbia: Metlakatla Signs LNG Benefits Agreements
Feb 04, 2016: Spectra Energy And Spectra Energy Partners Announce 2016 Business And Financial Plan
Feb 03, 2016: Spectra Energy Reports Fourth Quarter And Year-End 2015 Results
Jan 13, 2016: Painted Pony Announces Operational And Townsend Facility Update

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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
Spectra Energy Corp - Key Facts  6
Spectra Energy Corp - Key Employees  7
Spectra Energy Corp - Key Employee Biographies  8
Spectra Energy Corp - Major Products and Services  9
Spectra Energy Corp - Key Operational Summary  10
Spectra Energy Corp - History  11
Spectra Energy Corp - Company Statement  16
Spectra Energy Corp - Locations And Subsidiaries  18
Head Office  18
Other Locations & Subsidiaries  18
Affiliate  20
Joint Venture  21
Section 2 – Company Analysis  22
Spectra Energy Corp - Business Description  22
Spectra Energy Corp - Corporate Strategy  23
Spectra Energy Corp - SWOT Analysis  24
SWOT Analysis - Overview  24
Spectra Energy Corp - Strengths  24
Strength - Distribution Network  24
Strength - Robust Storage Facilities  24
Strength - Well-Established Transmission System  24
Spectra Energy Corp - Weaknesses  25
Weakness - Net Working Capital Deficit  25
Spectra Energy Corp - Opportunities  26
Opportunity - Expansion Initiatives  26
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisition  26
Opportunity - Growth in Demand for Natural Gas: the US  26
Spectra Energy Corp - Threats  27
Threat - Competitive Landscape  27
Threat - Growing Environmental Concerns  27
Threat - Stringent Pipeline Regulations in North America  27
Spectra Energy Corp - Key Competitors  28
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios  29
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios  29
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios  30
Performance Chart  31
Financial Performance  31
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios  32
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts  33
Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances  34
Spectra Energy Corp, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  34
Spectra Energy Corp, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  35
Spectra Energy Corp, Recent Deals Summary  36
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments  37
Apr 12, 2016: Sierra Club: Conservation Groups Call For Public Parks To Be Put Ahead Of Corporate Polluters’ Pipeline Plans  37
Mar 14, 2016: Government Of British Columbia: Metlakatla Signs LNG Benefits Agreements  38
Feb 04, 2016: Spectra Energy And Spectra Energy Partners Announce 2016 Business And Financial Plan  39
Feb 03, 2016: Spectra Energy Reports Fourth Quarter And Year-End 2015 Results  40
Jan 13, 2016: Painted Pony Announces Operational And Townsend Facility Update  44
Dec 18, 2015: DTE Energy's NEXUS Project Receives Approval To Transport Natural Gas From Ohio To Ontario  45
Dec 18, 2015: MNA Board Of Directors Votes To Oppose Proposed Spectra Fracked Gas Pipeline And Compressor Station In Weymouth  46
Nov 04, 2015: Spectra Energy Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results  47
Oct 23, 2015: FERC Staff Issues Energy Infrastructure Update For September 2015  50
Sep 30, 2015: Hazelwood Energy Hub To Develop World Class Blending Facility In St. Landry Parish  52
Section 6 – Appendix  53
Methodology  53
Ratio Definitions  53
About GlobalData  57
Contact Us  57
Disclaimer  57

List of Tables
Spectra Energy Corp, Key Facts  6
Spectra Energy Corp, Key Employees  7
Spectra Energy Corp, Key Employee Biographies  8
Spectra Energy Corp, Major Products and Services  9
Spectra Energy Corp, Key Operational Summary  10
Spectra Energy Corp, History  11
Spectra Energy Corp, Other Locations  18
Spectra Energy Corp, Subsidiaries  18
Spectra Energy Corp, Affiliate  20
Spectra Energy Corp, Joint Venture  21
Spectra Energy Corp, Key Competitors  28
Spectra Energy Corp, Ratios based on current share price  29
Spectra Energy Corp, Annual Ratios  30
Spectra Energy Corp, Interim Ratios  32
Spectra Energy Corp, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  34
Spectra Energy Corp, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  35
Spectra Energy Corp, Recent Deals Summary  36
Currency Codes  53
Units  53
Capital Market Ratios  53
Equity Ratios  54
Profitability Ratios  54
Cost Ratios  55
Liquidity Ratios  55
Leverage Ratios  56
Efficiency Ratios  56

List of Figures
Spectra Energy Corp, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015)  31
Spectra Energy Corp, Ratio Charts  33
Spectra Energy Corp, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  34
Spectra Energy Corp, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  35


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