The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited (3) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jun, 2015 |    No of Pages: 47 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited (3) - 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

The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited (Towngas) is an energy company. The company along with its subsidiaries produces, distributes and markets the gas, water and related activities in Hong Kong and China. The company also carries out the LPG filling stations and utilization of landfill gas. The company has interests in various other businesses including telecommunications, building services, engineering and the new eco-energies, among others. The company has operations in Guangdong, Eastern China, Central China, Eastern China, Northwestern China, Hainan Province, Shandong Province and Northern China. Towngas is headquartered in North Point, Hong Kong.

In line with this strategy, in 2013, the company acquired 45% of Shijiazhuang Huabo Gas Co., Ltd. and 24% of 1 Hangzhou Natural Gas Company Limited.

The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited Key Recent Developments

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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
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited - Key Facts 6
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited - Key Employees 7
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited - Key Employee Biographies 8
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited - Major Products and Services 9
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited - Key Operational Summary 10
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited - History 11
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited - Company Statement 14
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 19
Head Office 19
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 19
Section 2 – Company Analysis 20
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited - Business Description 20
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited - SWOT Analysis 21
SWOT Analysis - Overview 21
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited - Strengths 21
Strength - Business Model: Diversified Operation 21
Strength - Business Performance: Utility Business Mainland China 21
Strength - Established Presence in HongKong 21
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited - Weaknesses 22
Weakness - Deteriorating Profitability Ratios 22
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited - Opportunities 23
Opportunity - Global Natural Gas Consumption 23
Opportunity - Increase in demand for Natural Gas - China 23
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited - Threats 24
Threat - Intense Competition 24
Threat - Stringent Regulations 24
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited - 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 Financial Deals and Alliances 32
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, Recent Deals Summary 34
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 35
Dec 22, 2014: Hong Kong and China Gas Company: Towngas Starts Up The SENT Landfill Gas Utilisation Project 35
Aug 25, 2014: The Hong Kong And China Gas: Preliminary Announcement Of 2014 Interim Results 36
Mar 19, 2014: The Hong Kong And China Gas Company Preliminary Announcement Of 2013 Annual Results 39
Mar 19, 2014: Towngas 2013 Annual Results 41
Section 6 – Appendix 42
Methodology 42
Ratio Definitions 42
About GlobalData 46
Contact Us 47
Disclaimer 47

List of Tables

The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, Key Facts 6
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, Key Employees 7
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, Key Employee Biographies 8
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, Major Products and Services 9
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, Key Operational Summary, 2011 10
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, History 11
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, Subsidiaries 19
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, Key Competitors 25
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, Ratios based on current share price 26
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, Annual Ratios 27
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, Interim Ratios 30
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, Recent Deals Summary 34
Currency Codes 42
Units 42
Capital Market Ratios 42
Equity Ratios 43
Profitability Ratios 43
Cost Ratios 44
Liquidity Ratios 44
Leverage Ratios 45
Efficiency Ratios 45

List of Figures

The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 29
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, Ratio Charts 31
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33


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