Ultra Petroleum Corp. (UPL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jun, 2015 |    No of Pages: 53 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Ultra Petroleum Corp. (UPL) - 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

Ultra Petroleum Corp. (Ultra) is an independent upstream energy company. It explores, produces, develops, operates and acquires oil and natural gas properties. The company has gas reserves in Green River Basin in southwest Wyoming; the north-central Pennsylvania area of the Appalachian Basin; Denver Julesburg Basin in Colorado, the US; and Uinta Basin, Utah. Ultra, along with its partners provide midstream services such as transportation and construction of gas gathering pipelines and compression facilities to its wells in Pinedale Anticline and Jonah fields. Ultra is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

Ultra Petroleum Corp. Key Recent Developments

Apr 30, 2015: Ultra Petroleum Announces First Quarter 2015 Results, Production Of 70.4 Bcfe, And Adjusted EPS Of $0.14 Per Diluted Share
Feb 19, 2015: Ultra Petroleum Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Financial And Operating Results
Feb 19, 2015: Ultra Petroleum Increases Proved Reserves 49 Percent To 5.4 Tcfe And Reports 72 Percent Increase In PV-10 Value To $7.1 Billion
Nov 01, 2013: Ultra Petroleum Announces Third Quarter 2013 Financial And Operating Results
Oct 11, 2013: Ultra Petroleum Corp. to Webcast Third Quarter 2013 Results

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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
Ultra Petroleum Corp. - Key Facts 6
Ultra Petroleum Corp. - Key Employees 7
Ultra Petroleum Corp. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Ultra Petroleum Corp. - Major Products and Services 9
Ultra Petroleum Corp. - Key Operational Summary 10
Ultra Petroleum Corp. - History 11
Ultra Petroleum Corp. - Company Statement 12
Ultra Petroleum Corp. - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 – Company Analysis 15
Ultra Petroleum Corp. - Business Description 15
Business Description - Natural Gas and Oil Exploration and Development 15
Natural Gas and Oil Exploration and Development - Overview 15
Natural Gas and Oil Exploration and Development - Production 15
Natural Gas and Oil Exploration and Development - Financials 15
Natural Gas and Oil Exploration and Development - Capital Expenditure 15
Ultra Petroleum Corp. - Corporate Strategy 16
Ultra Petroleum Corp. - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
Ultra Petroleum Corp. - Strengths 17
Strength - Strong Reserve Base 17
Strength - Presence across Major Plays 17
Strength - Improved Profitability 17
Ultra Petroleum Corp. - Weaknesses 18
Weakness - Limited Cash Reserves 18
Ultra Petroleum Corp. - Opportunities 19
Opportunity - Expansion Initiatives 19
Opportunity - Capital Investment Program 19
Opportunity - Growth Prospects: Undeveloped Reserves 19
Ultra Petroleum Corp. - Threats 20
Threat - Fluctuating Oil Markets 20
Threat - Intense Competition 20
Threat - Stringent Regulations 20
Ultra Petroleum Corp. - 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
Ultra Petroleum Corp., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 27
Ultra Petroleum Corp., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 28
Ultra Petroleum Corp., Recent Deals Summary 29
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 30
Apr 30, 2015: Ultra Petroleum Announces First Quarter 2015 Results, Production Of 70.4 Bcfe, And Adjusted EPS Of $0.14 Per Diluted Share 30
Feb 19, 2015: Ultra Petroleum Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Financial And Operating Results 32
Feb 19, 2015: Ultra Petroleum Increases Proved Reserves 49 Percent To 5.4 Tcfe And Reports 72 Percent Increase In PV-10 Value To $7.1 Billion 35
Oct 30, 2014: Ultra Petroleum Announces Third Quarter 2014 Financial And Operating Results 36
Jul 31, 2014: Ultra Petroleum Announces Second Quarter And First Half 2014 Financial And Operating Results 39
Jul 15, 2014: Ultra Petroleum Announces Executive Leadership Transition July 15, 2014 41
May 01, 2014: Ultra Petroleum Announces First Quarter 2014 Financial And Operating Results 42
Apr 02, 2014: Ultra Petroleum Announces Executive Leadership Transition 44
Feb 21, 2014: Ultra Petroleum Increases Proved Reserves To 3.6 Tcfe And Reports 83 Percent Increase In PV-10 Value Of $4.1 Billion 45
Feb 20, 2014: Ultra Petroleum Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2013 Financial And Operating Results, Board Of Directors Approve 2014 Capital Investment Program 46
Section 6 – Appendix 48
Methodology 48
Ratio Definitions 48
About GlobalData 52
Contact Us 53
Disclaimer 53

List of Tables

Ultra Petroleum Corp., Key Facts 6
Ultra Petroleum Corp., Key Employees 7
Ultra Petroleum Corp., Key Employee Biographies 8
Ultra Petroleum Corp., Major Products and Services 9
Ultra Petroleum Corp., Key Operational Summary, 2011 10
Ultra Petroleum Corp., History 11
Ultra Petroleum Corp., Other Locations 14
Ultra Petroleum Corp., Subsidiaries 14
Ultra Petroleum Corp., Key Competitors 21
Ultra Petroleum Corp., Ratios based on current share price 22
Ultra Petroleum Corp., Annual Ratios 23
Ultra Petroleum Corp., Interim Ratios 25
Ultra Petroleum Corp., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 27
Ultra Petroleum Corp., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 28
Ultra Petroleum Corp., Recent Deals Summary 29
Currency Codes 48
Units 48
Capital Market Ratios 48
Equity Ratios 49
Profitability Ratios 49
Cost Ratios 50
Liquidity Ratios 50
Leverage Ratios 51
Efficiency Ratios 51

List of Figures

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


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