Lightstream Resources Ltd. (LTS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: May, 2015 |    No of Pages: 51 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Lightstream Resources Ltd. (LTS) - 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

Lightstream Resources Ltd. (Lightstream), formerly PetroBakken Energy Ltd., is an oil and gas exploration and production company, which carries out exploration, acquisition, development and production of oil and natural gas. Its principal business operating areas include, the southeastern Saskatchewan, central Alberta, and the northeast British Columbia. The company focuses on oil-rich plays in Western Canada, with operations in the Bakken, the Cardium and the Swan Hills. It has operational presence in the US and Canada. Lightstream is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

As part of its growth strategy, the company focuses on delivering accretive production and reserves growth. It intends to preserve the financial viability and long term potential of the company.

Lightstream Resources Ltd. Key Recent Developments

May 21, 2015: Lightstream Announces Amended Credit Facility Terms, Including Covenant Relief
May 05, 2015: Lightstream Announces First Quarter Production Of 35,179 Boepd And Funds Flow From Operations Of $52 Million
Mar 06, 2015: Lightstream Announces 2014 Funds Flow From Operations Of $572 Million
Feb 20, 2015: Lightstream Announces 2014 Reserves And Operations Update
Jan 19, 2015: Lightstream Announces 2014 Production Results And Suspension Of Dividend

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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
Lightstream Resources Ltd. - Key Facts 6
Lightstream Resources Ltd. - Key Employees 7
Lightstream Resources Ltd. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Lightstream Resources Ltd. - Major Products and Services 9
Lightstream Resources Ltd. - Key Operational Summary 10
Lightstream Resources Ltd. - History 11
Lightstream Resources Ltd. - Company Statement 13
Lightstream Resources Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 – Company Analysis 15
Lightstream Resources Ltd. - Business Description 15
Lightstream Resources Ltd. - Corporate Strategy 16
Lightstream Resources Ltd. - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
Lightstream Resources Ltd. - Strengths 17
Strength - Technology Portfolio 17
Strength - Significant Asset Base 17
Lightstream Resources Ltd. - Weaknesses 18
Weakness - Declined Revenue 18
Lightstream Resources Ltd. - Opportunities 19
Opportunity - Growth Plans 19
Opportunity - Potential Growth for Unconventional Oil and Gas 19
Opportunity - Demand for Natural Gas 19
Lightstream Resources Ltd. - Threats 20
Threat - Operational Risks 20
Threat - Volatility In Oil & Natural Gas Prices 20
Threat - Intense Competition 20
Lightstream Resources Ltd. - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 24
Financial Performance 24
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 26
Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 27
Lightstream Resources Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 27
Lightstream Resources Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 28
Lightstream Resources Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 29
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 30
May 21, 2015: Lightstream Announces Amended Credit Facility Terms, Including Covenant Relief 30
May 05, 2015: Lightstream Announces First Quarter Production Of 35,179 Boepd And Funds Flow From Operations Of $52 Million 31
Mar 06, 2015: Lightstream Announces 2014 Funds Flow From Operations Of $572 Million 33
Feb 20, 2015: Lightstream Announces 2014 Reserves And Operations Update 35
Jan 19, 2015: Lightstream Announces 2014 Production Results And Suspension Of Dividend 37
Dec 15, 2014: Lightstream Announces December Dividend 38
Dec 15, 2014: Lightstream Announces 2015 Capital Program, Strategic Initiatives And Dividend Reduction 39
Nov 17, 2014: Lightstream Confirms November Dividend 42
Oct 30, 2014: Lightstream Announces Third Quarter Results 43
Oct 15, 2014: Lightstream Confirms October Dividend 45
Section 6 – Appendix 46
Methodology 46
Ratio Definitions 46
About GlobalData 50
Contact Us 50
Disclaimer 50

List of Tables

Lightstream Resources Ltd., Key Facts 6
Lightstream Resources Ltd., Key Employees 7
Lightstream Resources Ltd., Key Employee Biographies 8
Lightstream Resources Ltd., Major Products and Services 9
Lightstream Resources Ltd., Key Operational Summary, 2011 10
Lightstream Resources Ltd., History 11
Lightstream Resources Ltd., Subsidiaries 14
Lightstream Resources Ltd., Key Competitors 21
Lightstream Resources Ltd., Ratios based on current share price 22
Lightstream Resources Ltd., Annual Ratios 23
Lightstream Resources Ltd., Interim Ratios 25
Lightstream Resources Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 27
Lightstream Resources Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 28
Lightstream Resources Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 29
Currency Codes 46
Units 46
Capital Market Ratios 46
Equity Ratios 47
Profitability Ratios 47
Cost Ratios 48
Liquidity Ratios 48
Leverage Ratios 49
Efficiency Ratios 49

List of Figures

Lightstream Resources Ltd., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 24
Lightstream Resources Ltd., Ratio Charts 26
Lightstream Resources Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 27
Lightstream Resources Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 28


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