E.CL S.A. (ECL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Dec, 2015 |    No of Pages: 44 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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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.

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- 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

E.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 Developments

Oct 28, 2015: E-CL reports EBITDA of US$249 millions and net income of US$72 millions
Sep 29, 2015: Philip De Cnudde assumes chairmanship of the board of E-CL
Jul 29, 2015: E.CL reports net earnings of US$45 million for the first half of 2015
Jul 06, 2015: E-CL begins construction of the first pylon of the sing-sic interconnection line
Jun 22, 2015: Progress in the construction of E-CL’s second solar park in Arica

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
E.CL S.A. - Key Facts 6
E.CL S.A. - Key Employees 7
E.CL S.A. - Major Products and Services 8
E.CL S.A. - Key Operational Summary 9
E.CL S.A. - History 10
E.CL S.A. - Company Statement 12
E.CL S.A. - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 – Company Analysis 15
E.CL S.A. - Business Description 15
E.CL S.A. - Corporate Strategy 16
E.CL S.A. - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
E.CL S.A. - Strengths 17
Strength - Business Model: Energy Value Chain 17
Strength - Position of Prominence 17
Strength - Cost Efficiency 17
E.CL S.A. - Weaknesses 18
Weakness - Decline in Electricity Sales 18
E.CL S.A. - Opportunities 19
Opportunity - Focus on Renewable Power Generation 19
Opportunity - National Energy Policy 19
E.CL S.A. - Threats 20
Threat - Environmental Norms 20
Threat - Volatility in Electricity Prices 20
Threat - Intense Competition 20
E.CL S.A. - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
E.CL S.A., Recent Deals Summary 28
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 29
Oct 28, 2015: E-CL reports EBITDA of US$249 millions and net income of US$72 millions 29
Sep 29, 2015: Philip De Cnudde assumes chairmanship of the board of E-CL 30
Jul 29, 2015: E.CL reports net earnings of US$45 million for the first half of 2015 31
Jul 06, 2015: E-CL begins construction of the first pylon of the sing-sic interconnection line 32
Jun 22, 2015: Progress in the construction of E-CL’s second solar park in Arica 33
Apr 29, 2015: Earnings of E-CL reach US$27.3 million in the first quarter of 2015 34
Jan 28, 2015: E-CL announces earnings of US$89 million for the year 2014 35
Dec 16, 2014: GDF SUEZ to build new power plant and transmission line following successful energy auction in Chile 36
Nov 30, 2014: E-CL reports earnings of US$40 million in the third quarter of 2014 37
Nov 12, 2014: SK E&C begins works on $1.2bn thermal power project in Chile 38
Section 5 – Appendix 39
Methodology 39
Ratio Definitions 39
About GlobalData 43
Contact Us 43
Disclaimer 43

List of Tables

E.CL S.A., Key Facts 6
E.CL S.A., Key Employees 7
E.CL S.A., Major Products and Services 8
E.CL S.A., Key Operational Summary 9
E.CL S.A., History 10
E.CL S.A., Other Locations 14
E.CL S.A., Subsidiaries 14
E.CL S.A., Key Competitors 21
E.CL S.A., Ratios based on current share price 22
E.CL S.A., Annual Ratios 23
E.CL S.A., Interim Ratios 26
E.CL S.A., Recent Deals Summary 28
Currency Codes 39
Units 39
Capital Market Ratios 39
Equity Ratios 40
Profitability Ratios 40
Cost Ratios 41
Liquidity Ratios 41
Leverage Ratios 42
Efficiency Ratios 42

List of Figures

E.CL S.A., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 25
E.CL S.A., Ratio Charts 27


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