Union Gas Limited (UNG.PR.C) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jun, 2015 |    No of Pages: 50 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Union Gas Limited (UNG.PR.C) - 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

Union Gas Limited (Union Gas) is a natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company. The company distributes natural gas to about 1.4 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in Northern, Southwestern and Eastern Ontario. Its storage and transmission facility serves other utilities and energy participants in the US. Union Gas’s distribution service area extends across Ontario from the Manitoba border to the North Bay in Muskoka area, through Windsor to west of Toronto, and from Port Hope to Cornwall. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Spectra Energy Corp. It has operations across Ontario, Quebec and the US. Union Gas is headquartered in Ontario, Canada.

Union Gas Limited Key Recent Developments

Jun 11, 2015: TransCanada: King's North Connection Project Receives NEB Approval
Mar 11, 2015: Union Gas To Lower Rates For Residential Customers
Feb 20, 2015: Union Gas Declares Dividends: Update Feb 20, 2015
Jan 22, 2015: Union Gas Receives Permit From North Dumfries Council To Expand Pipeline In Cambridge, Canada
Nov 07, 2013: Westcoast Energy and Union Gas Declare Dividends

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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
Union Gas Limited - Key Facts 6
Union Gas Limited - Key Employees 7
Union Gas Limited - Key Employee Biographies 8
Union Gas Limited - Major Products and Services 9
Union Gas Limited - Key Operational Summary 10
Union Gas Limited - History 11
Union Gas Limited - Company Statement 13
Union Gas Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15
Section 2 – Company Analysis 16
Union Gas Limited - Business Description 16
Business Description - Gas Sales and Distribution 16
Gas Sales and Distribution - Overview 16
Gas Sales and Distribution - Financials 16
Business Description - Storage and Transportation 16
Storage and Transportation - Overview 16
Storage and Transportation - Financials 16
Union Gas Limited - Corporate Strategy 17
Union Gas Limited - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
Union Gas Limited - Strengths 18
Strength - Association with Spectra Energy 18
Strength - Midstream Natural Gas Infrastructure 18
Union Gas Limited - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Limited Cash Reserves 19
Union Gas Limited - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Supply of Shale Gas 20
Opportunity - Growth Initiatives 20
Union Gas Limited - Threats 21
Threat - Stringent Regulations 21
Threat - Lower Natural Gas Prices 21
Threat - Growing Environmental Concerns 21
Union Gas Limited - Key Competitors 22
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 24
Performance Chart 26
Financial Performance 26
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28
Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 29
Union Gas Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
Union Gas Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Union Gas Limited, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Union Gas Limited, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
Union Gas Limited, Recent Deals Summary 33
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 34
Jun 11, 2015: TransCanada: King's North Connection Project Receives NEB Approval 34
Mar 11, 2015: Union Gas To Lower Rates For Residential Customers 35
Feb 20, 2015: Union Gas Declares Dividends: Update Feb 20, 2015 36
Jan 22, 2015: Union Gas Receives Permit From North Dumfries Council To Expand Pipeline In Cambridge, Canada 37
Dec 19, 2014: Union Gas: Decision And Order 38
Dec 12, 2014: Union Gas Announces Transportation Open Season 40
Dec 01, 2014: NEB Approves Transcanada's Tariff And Tolls Application For Mainline Natural Gas Service 41
Nov 06, 2014: Westcoast Energy And Union Gas Declare Dividends 42
Oct 14, 2014: Union Gas Supports Purchase of Fire Safety Equipment 43
Sep 12, 2014: Union Gas To Lower Rates, Customers To Save On Energy Costs 44
Section 6 – Appendix 45
Methodology 45
Ratio Definitions 45
About GlobalData 49
Contact Us 50
Disclaimer 50

List of Tables

Union Gas Limited, Key Facts 6
Union Gas Limited, Key Employees 7
Union Gas Limited, Key Employee Biographies 8
Union Gas Limited, Major Products and Services 9
Union Gas Limited, Key Operational Summary, 2011 10
Union Gas Limited, History 11
Union Gas Limited, Subsidiaries 15
Union Gas Limited, Key Competitors 22
Union Gas Limited, Ratios based on current share price 23
Union Gas Limited, Annual Ratios 24
Union Gas Limited, Interim Ratios 27
Union Gas Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
Union Gas Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Union Gas Limited, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Union Gas Limited, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
Union Gas Limited, Recent Deals Summary 33
Currency Codes 45
Units 45
Capital Market Ratios 45
Equity Ratios 46
Profitability Ratios 46
Cost Ratios 47
Liquidity Ratios 47
Leverage Ratios 48
Efficiency Ratios 48

List of Figures

Union Gas Limited, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 26
Union Gas Limited, Ratio Charts 28
Union Gas Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
Union Gas Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Union Gas Limited, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Union Gas Limited, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32


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