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

Date: March 12, 2013
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Drax Group plc (DRX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Summary

Drax Group plc (Drax Group) is a power generation utility. The company generates power and sells electricity in the commodity markets. Drax Group, 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 4,000 Mega Watt (MW). In addition, the company actively participates in biomass-fired generation through a joint venture with Siemens Project Ventures. The company generates revenue through the sale of by-products such as pulverized fuel ash and gypsum.

Drax Group plc Key Recent Developments

Mar 06, 2013: Siemens Wins Contract To Upgrade Three Drax Power Station’s Intermediate Pressure Turbines In Newcastle, UK
Feb 19, 2013: Drax Reports Revenue Of £1.8 Billion In 2012
Dec 20, 2012: Drax Secures Financing For Biomass
Sep 26, 2012: Drax Plans To Partially Convert Coal-fired Power Plant To Biomass-Fueled In UK
Mar 12, 2012: Drax Group Cancels Its Plans To Construct 300 MW Biomass Plant In Selby, UKGDPE35598FSA

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Drax Group plc 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
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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, Share of Installed Capacity by Region (Power Generation),
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 - Increasing Liquidity
Strength - Strong Forward Contracted Position
Drax Group plc - Weaknesses
Weakness - Lack of Fuel Diversity
Drax Group plc - Opportunities
Opportunity - Growing Demand for Electricity
Opportunity - Growing Renewable Energy Market
Opportunity - Development of Biomass Generation Facilities
Drax Group plc - Threats
Threat - Raw Material Cost Fluctuation
Threat - Legal and Political Framework
Threat - Electricity Wholesale Market Risk
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, 2007 to YTD 2013
Drax Group plc, Power, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013
Drax Group plc, Recent Deals Summary

SECTION 5 – COMPANY’S RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

Drax Group plc, Recent Developments
Mar 06, 2013: Siemens Wins Contract To Upgrade Three Drax Power Station’s Intermediate Pressure Turbines In Newcastle, UK
Feb 19, 2013: Drax Reports Revenue Of £1.8 Billion In 2012
Dec 20, 2012: Drax Secures Financing For Biomass
Sep 26, 2012: Drax Plans To Partially Convert Coal-fired Power Plant To Biomass-Fueled In UK
Mar 12, 2012: Drax Group Cancels Its Plans To Construct 300 MW Biomass Plant In Selby, UK
Feb 21, 2012: Drax Announces Strategic Capital Investment Plan For 2012

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, Share of Installed Capacity by Region, MW,
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, 2007 to YTD 2013
Drax Group plc, Power, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013
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, Share of Installed Capacity by Region, MW,
Drax Group plc, Performance Chart (2008 - 2012)
Drax Group plc, Ratio Charts
Drax Group plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013
Drax Group plc, Power, Deals by Type, 2007 to YTD 2013

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