Akita Drilling Ltd. (AKT.A) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jun, 2015 |    No of Pages: 54 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Akita Drilling Ltd. (AKT.A) - 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

Akita Drilling Ltd. (Akita) is an oil and gas drilling contractor. The company’s operations are focused in Western and North Canada. Akita specializes in conventional drilling and purpose-built drilling rigs including self-moving pad rigs. It is active in directional, horizontal and underbalanced drilling, providing specialized drilling services to a broad range of independent and multinational oil and gas companies and potash producers. The company also provides drilling services to the mining industry. Akita owns and operates 35 drilling rigs, including 20 pad rigs in Canada. It also had an additional new pad rig under construction. The company conducts its operations in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan Akita is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Akita Drilling Ltd. Key Recent Developments

Apr 30, 2015: AKITA Drilling Announces First Quarter Earnings And Cash Flow: Update April 30, 2015
Mar 04, 2015: AKITA Drilling Releases Year-End Results
Mar 04, 2015: AKITA Declares Quarterly Dividend: Update March 4, 2015
Nov 13, 2013: AKITA Declares Quarterly Dividend
Oct 28, 2013: AKITA Drilling increases funds flow during third quarter

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 5
Akita Drilling Ltd. - Key Facts 6
Akita Drilling Ltd. - Key Employees 7
Akita Drilling Ltd. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Akita Drilling Ltd. - Major Products and Services 9
Akita Drilling Ltd. - History 10
Akita Drilling Ltd. - Company Statement 11
Akita Drilling Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12
Section 2 – Company Analysis 13
Akita Drilling Ltd. - Business Description 13
Akita Drilling Ltd. - Corporate Strategy 14
Akita Drilling Ltd. - SWOT Analysis 15
SWOT Analysis - Overview 15
Akita Drilling Ltd. - Strengths 15
Strength - Broad Service Portfolio 15
Strength - Diversified Drilling Fleet 15
Strength - Fleet Utilization 15
Akita Drilling Ltd. - Weaknesses 16
Weakness - Dependence on Major Customers 16
Akita Drilling Ltd. - Opportunities 17
Opportunity - Fleet Expansion Initiatives 17
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Oil Production in North America 17
Opportunity - Long-Term Upstream Investments 17
Akita Drilling Ltd. - Threats 18
Threat - Stringent Regulations 18
Threat - Intense Competition 18
Threat - Seasonal Changes 18
Akita Drilling Ltd. - Key Competitors 19
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 20
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 20
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 21
Performance Chart 23
Financial Performance 23
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 25
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 26
Apr 30, 2015: AKITA Drilling Announces First Quarter Earnings And Cash Flow: Update April 30, 2015 26
Mar 04, 2015: AKITA Drilling Releases Year-End Results 30
Mar 04, 2015: AKITA Declares Quarterly Dividend: Update March 4, 2015 35
Nov 17, 2014: AKITA Announces Appointment Of New Director 36
Nov 14, 2014: AKITA Declares Quarterly Dividend 37
Oct 30, 2014: AKITA Drilling Announces Third Quarter Earnings and Cash Flow 38
Jul 10, 2014: AKITA Declares Quarterly Dividend July 10, 2014 40
May 14, 2014: AKITA Declares Quarterly Dividend 41
Apr 30, 2014: AKITA Drilling Announces First Quarter Earnings And Cash Flow 42
Mar 05, 2014: AKITA Drilling: Releases Year-End Results 45
Section 5 – Appendix 49
Methodology 49
Ratio Definitions 49
About GlobalData 53
Contact Us 53
Disclaimer 53

List of Tables

Akita Drilling Ltd., Key Facts 6
Akita Drilling Ltd., Key Employees 7
Akita Drilling Ltd., Key Employee Biographies 8
Akita Drilling Ltd., Major Products and Services 9
Akita Drilling Ltd., History 10
Akita Drilling Ltd., Other Locations 12
Akita Drilling Ltd., Key Competitors 19
Akita Drilling Ltd., Ratios based on current share price 20
Akita Drilling Ltd., Annual Ratios 21
Akita Drilling Ltd., Interim Ratios 24
Currency Codes 49
Units 49
Capital Market Ratios 49
Equity Ratios 50
Profitability Ratios 50
Cost Ratios 51
Liquidity Ratios 51
Leverage Ratios 52
Efficiency Ratios 52

List of Figures

Akita Drilling Ltd., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 23
Akita Drilling Ltd., Ratio Charts 25


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