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E.CL S.A. (ECL) - 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.HighlightsE.CL S.A. (E.CL), formerly Empresa Electrica del Norte Grande S.A., a part of GDF Suez Group, is an energy utility that generates, transmits, and supplies electricity. The company generates electricity from coal, natural gas, biomass and hydro sources. It operates various plants; transmits the electricity through a network of high-tension and low-tension transmission lines; and offers operation, maintenance, and replacement of equipment, and installations of its transmission installations services. E.CL also buys, sells, distributes and markets coal, diesel and fuel oil, LNG, limestone, and biomass. It serves in Chile and Argentina. The company has thermal, solar, and hydroelectric plants in north of Chile. E.CL is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.E.CL S.A. Key Recent DevelopmentsOct 28, 2015: E-CL reports EBITDA of US$249 millions and net income of US$72 millionsSep 29, 2015: Philip De Cnudde assumes chairmanship of the board of E-CLJul 29, 2015: E.CL reports net earnings of US$45 million for the first half of 2015Jul 06, 2015: E-CL begins construction of the first pylon of the sing-sic interconnection lineJun 22, 2015: Progress in the construction of E-CL’s second solar park in AricaKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6E.CL S.A. - Key Facts 6E.CL S.A. - Key Employees 7E.CL S.A. - Major Products and Services 8E.CL S.A. - Key Operational Summary 9E.CL S.A. - History 10E.CL S.A. - Company Statement 12E.CL S.A. - Locations And Subsidiaries 14Head Office 14Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14Section 2 – Company Analysis 15E.CL S.A. - Business Description 15E.CL S.A. - Corporate Strategy 16E.CL S.A. - SWOT Analysis 17SWOT Analysis - Overview 17E.CL S.A. - Strengths 17Strength - Business Model: Energy Value Chain 17Strength - Position of Prominence 17Strength - Cost Efficiency 17E.CL S.A. - Weaknesses 18Weakness - Decline in Electricity Sales 18E.CL S.A. - Opportunities 19Opportunity - Focus on Renewable Power Generation 19Opportunity - National Energy Policy 19E.CL S.A. - Threats 20Threat - Environmental Norms 20Threat - Volatility in Electricity Prices 20Threat - Intense Competition 20E.CL S.A. - Key Competitors 21Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 22Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23Performance Chart 25Financial Performance 25Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27E.CL S.A., Recent Deals Summary 28Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 29Oct 28, 2015: E-CL reports EBITDA of US$249 millions and net income of US$72 millions 29Sep 29, 2015: Philip De Cnudde assumes chairmanship of the board of E-CL 30Jul 29, 2015: E.CL reports net earnings of US$45 million for the first half of 2015 31Jul 06, 2015: E-CL begins construction of the first pylon of the sing-sic interconnection line 32Jun 22, 2015: Progress in the construction of E-CL’s second solar park in Arica 33Apr 29, 2015: Earnings of E-CL reach US$27.3 million in the first quarter of 2015 34Jan 28, 2015: E-CL announces earnings of US$89 million for the year 2014 35Dec 16, 2014: GDF SUEZ to build new power plant and transmission line following successful energy auction in Chile 36Nov 30, 2014: E-CL reports earnings of US$40 million in the third quarter of 2014 37Nov 12, 2014: SK E&C begins works on $1.2bn thermal power project in Chile 38Section 5 – Appendix 39Methodology 39Ratio Definitions 39About GlobalData 43Contact Us 43Disclaimer 43List of TablesE.CL S.A., Key Facts 6E.CL S.A., Key Employees 7E.CL S.A., Major Products and Services 8E.CL S.A., Key Operational Summary 9E.CL S.A., History 10E.CL S.A., Other Locations 14E.CL S.A., Subsidiaries 14E.CL S.A., Key Competitors 21E.CL S.A., Ratios based on current share price 22E.CL S.A., Annual Ratios 23E.CL S.A., Interim Ratios 26E.CL S.A., Recent Deals Summary 28Currency Codes 39Units 39Capital Market Ratios 39Equity Ratios 40Profitability Ratios 40Cost Ratios 41Liquidity Ratios 41Leverage Ratios 42Efficiency Ratios 42List of FiguresE.CL S.A., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 25E.CL S.A., Ratio Charts 27