Drax Group plc (DRX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: August 12, 2014
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Drax Group plc (DRX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Drax Group plc (DRX) - 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

Drax Group plc (Drax Group) is a power generation utility. The company generates power and sells electricity in the commodity markets. The company, through its subsidiary Drax Power Limited, owns and operates Drax Power Station, a coal-fired power station. The aggregate output capacity of the plant's six generators is about 4,000 Mega Watt (MW). Through Drax Biomass, a wholly-owned US subsidiary, the company focuses on manufacturing wood pellets for renewable low-carbon power generation from sustainable biomass. The company caters the electricity needs of small to medium sized business customers and provides an alternative to the large multinational power suppliers. It specializes in serving I&C customers. Drax Group is headquartered in North Yorkshire, the UK.

The strategic intent of the company is to convert Drax Power Station into a biomass-fuelled generating asset and expansion of retail business, Haven Power Limited.

Drax Group plc Key Recent Developments

Jul 29, 2014: Drax Group: Half Year Results For The Six Months Ended 30 June 2014
Jul 23, 2014: Drax Group: Legal Challenge Update
Jul 14, 2014: DRAX Group Plc: Legal Challenge Judgment
May 09, 2014: Drax Group Announces Interim Management Statement
May 09, 2014: DRAX GROUP PLC Interim Management Statement

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Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
SECTION 1 - ABOUT THE COMPANY

Drax Group plc - Key Facts
Drax Group plc - Key Employees
Drax Group plc - Key Employee Biographies
Drax Group plc - Major Products and Services
Drax Group plc - History
Drax Group plc - Company Statement
Drax Group plc - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries

SECTION 2 – COMPANY ANALYSIS

Drax Group plc - Business Description
Drax Group plc - Corporate Strategy
Drax Group plc - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Drax Group plc - Strengths
Strength - Leading Market Player
Strength - Operational Infrastructure
Drax Group plc - Weaknesses
Weakness - Lack of Fuel Diversity
Weakness - Operational Performance
Drax Group plc - Opportunities
Opportunity - Development of Biomass Generation Facilities
Opportunity - Growing Investments in Renewable Energy: the UK
Drax Group plc - Threats
Threat - Electricity Wholesale Market Risk
Threat - Legal and Political Framework
Threat - Raw Material Cost Fluctuation
Drax Group plc - Key Competitors

SECTION 3 – COMPANY FINANCIAL RATIOS

Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts

SECTION 4 – COMPANY’S POWER FINANCIAL DEALS AND ALLIANCES

Drax Group plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014
Drax Group plc, Power, Deals By Type, 2008 to YTD 2014
Drax Group plc, Recent Deals Summary

SECTION 5 – COMPANY’S RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

Jul 29, 2014: Drax Group: Half Year Results For The Six Months Ended 30 June 2014
Jul 23, 2014: Drax Group: Legal Challenge Update
Jul 14, 2014: DRAX Group Plc: Legal Challenge Judgment
May 09, 2014: Drax Group Announces Interim Management Statement
May 09, 2014: DRAX GROUP PLC Interim Management Statement
Apr 23, 2014: Drax Group: Unit Eligibility Update For Early CFDs
Feb 25, 2014: Drax Group PLC Announces Directorate Change
Feb 18, 2014: Preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2013
Dec 09, 2013: Drax set to become largest single renewable generator in the UK
Dec 04, 2013: Two Drax Biomass Units Eligible for Early CFDs CFD Strike Prices Confirmed

SECTION 6 – APPENDIX

Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer

LIST OF TABLES

Drax Group plc, Key Facts
Drax Group plc, Key Employees
Drax Group plc, Key Employee Biographies
Drax Group plc, Major Products and Services
Drax Group plc, History
Drax Group plc, Subsidiaries
Drax Group plc, Key Competitors
Drax Group plc, Ratios based on current share price
Drax Group plc, Annual Ratios
Drax Group plc, Interim Ratios
Drax Group plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014
Drax Group plc, Power, Deals By Type, 2008 to YTD 2014
Drax Group plc, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Units
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios

LIST OF FIGURES

Drax Group plc, Performance Chart (2009 - 2013)
Drax Group plc, Ratio Charts
Drax Group plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014
Drax Group plc, Power, Deals by Type, 2008 to YTD 2014

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