AltaGas Ltd. (ALA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2016 |    No of Pages: 56 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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AltaGas Ltd. (ALA) - 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

AltaGas Ltd. (AltaGas), is an energy utility. The company undertakes activities related to extraction, transmission, distribution and storage of natural gas. AltaGas generates electricity utilizing diverse fuel sources, such as wind, run-of-river hydro, geothermal and gas-fired generation plants. The company, processes, transports, stores and markets natural gas and natural gas liquids. It also owns and operates utility assets that deliver natural gas to end-users in Canada and parts of the US. It serves residential and small commercial customers. The company has operational presence in Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Michigan and Alaska provinces in the US and Canada . AltaGas is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

AltaGas Ltd. Key Recent Developments

Apr 18, 2016: AltaGas Chief Executive Officer Transition
Apr 11, 2016: Government Of British Columbia: Japan Trip Strengthens B.C.’s Natural Gas Prospects
Feb 25, 2016: AltaGas Reports 2015 Fourth Quarter And Year End Results
Feb 25, 2016: AltaGas Consortium Scraps Douglas Channel LNG Project In Canada
Jan 25, 2016: Painted Pony Announces Capital Reductions While Maintaining Forecast Production Profile

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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
AltaGas Ltd. - Key Facts  6
AltaGas Ltd. - Key Employees  7
AltaGas Ltd. - Key Employee Biographies  8
AltaGas Ltd. - Major Products and Services  9
AltaGas Ltd. - Key Operational Summary  10
AltaGas Ltd., Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (Power Generation), 2010  11
AltaGas Ltd. - History  12
AltaGas Ltd. - Company Statement  16
AltaGas Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries  17
Head Office  17
Other Locations & Subsidiaries  17
Section 2 – Company Analysis  19
AltaGas Ltd. - Business Description  19
AltaGas Ltd. - Corporate Strategy  20
AltaGas Ltd. - SWOT Analysis  21
SWOT Analysis - Overview  21
AltaGas Ltd. - Strengths  21
Strength - Market Presence  21
Strength - Diverse Energy Sources  21
Strength - Business Performance: Power segment  21
AltaGas Ltd. - Weaknesses  22
Weakness - Net Working Capital  22
AltaGas Ltd. - Opportunities  23
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives  23
Opportunity - Natural Gas Consumption: US  23
Opportunity - Prospects for Growth in Demand for Electricity: the US  23
AltaGas Ltd. - Threats  24
Threat - Operational Issues  24
Threat - Regulatory Environment  24
Threat - Declining Upstream Activities  24
AltaGas Ltd. - Key Competitors  25
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios  26
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios  26
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios  27
Performance Chart  29
Financial Performance  29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios  30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts  31
Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances  32
AltaGas Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  32
AltaGas Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  33
AltaGas Ltd., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  34
AltaGas Ltd., Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  35
AltaGas Ltd., Recent Deals Summary  36
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments  37
Apr 11, 2016: Government Of British Columbia: Japan Trip Strengthens B.C.’s Natural Gas Prospects  37
Feb 25, 2016: AltaGas Reports 2015 Fourth Quarter And Year End Results  39
Feb 25, 2016: AltaGas Consortium Scraps Douglas Channel LNG Project In Canada  42
Jan 25, 2016: Painted Pony Announces Capital Reductions While Maintaining Forecast Production Profile  43
Jan 20, 2016: Altagas Advances Its Canadian West Coast Propane Export Facility  44
Jan 13, 2016: Painted Pony Announces Operational And Townsend Facility Update  45
Oct 29, 2015: AltaGas Announces The Appointment Of Two New Independent Directors And New Lead Director  46
Oct 29, 2015: AltaGas Reports Third Quarter Results; Signs Definitive Project Agreement For Canadian West Coast Propane Export Site  47
Oct 28, 2015: AltaGas Announces Chief Executive Officer Succession  49
Oct 01, 2015: AltaGas commissions 66MW McLymont Creek hydropower plant in Canada  50
Section 6 – Appendix  51
Methodology  51
Ratio Definitions  51
About GlobalData  55
Contact Us  55
Disclaimer  55

List of Tables
AltaGas Ltd., Key Facts  6
AltaGas Ltd., Key Employees  7
AltaGas Ltd., Key Employee Biographies  8
AltaGas Ltd., Major Products and Services  9
AltaGas Ltd., Key Operational Summary  10
AltaGas Ltd., Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010  11
AltaGas Ltd., History  12
AltaGas Ltd., Other Locations  17
AltaGas Ltd., Subsidiaries  17
AltaGas Ltd., Key Competitors  25
AltaGas Ltd., Ratios based on current share price  26
AltaGas Ltd., Annual Ratios  27
AltaGas Ltd., Interim Ratios  30
AltaGas Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  32
AltaGas Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  33
AltaGas Ltd., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  34
AltaGas Ltd., Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  35
AltaGas Ltd., Recent Deals Summary  36
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
AltaGas Ltd., Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010  11
AltaGas Ltd., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015)  29
AltaGas Ltd., Ratio Charts  31
AltaGas Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  32
AltaGas Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  33
AltaGas Ltd., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  34
AltaGas Ltd., Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  35


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