Calpine Corporation (CPN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: April 14, 2015
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Calpine Corporation (CPN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Calpine Corporation (CPN) - 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

Calpine Corporation (Calpine) is an energy utility. It develops, constructs, owns and operates a modern and flexible fleet of low-carbon, natural gas-fired and renewable geothermal power plants. The company generates electricity and produces steam from natural gas-fired combustion and renewable geothermal facilities. Calpine sells wholesale power, capacity, steam, renewable energy credits, and ancillary services to industrial companies, utilities, retail power providers, municipalities, independent electric system operators, and marketers. The company provides electricity to customers and communities in 20 states across the US, and Canada. Calpine is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

The company strives to achieve sustainable growth through financially disciplined power plant development, construction and acquisition. To this end, the company acquired a natural gas-fired, combined-cycle power plant in Guadalupe County, Texas, from MinnTex Power Holdings, LLC.

Calpine Corporation Key Recent Developments

Mar 09, 2015: Marin Clean Energy and Calpine Sign Agreement to Displace System Power Purchases with Local, Affordable Energy
Feb 13, 2015: Calpine Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Results, Reaffirms 2015 Guidance
Jan 05, 2015: Calpine to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results on February 13, 2015
Dec 31, 2013: Calpine to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results on February 13, 2014
Nov 07, 2013: Thad Hill to Succeed Jack Fusco as Calpine’s CEO in May 2014 When Fusco Becomes Executive Chairman

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SECTION 1 - ABOUT THE COMPANY

Calpine Corporation - Key Facts
Calpine Corporation - Key Employees
Calpine Corporation - Key Employee Biographies
Calpine Corporation - Major Products and Services
Calpine Corporation - Key Operational Summary
Calpine Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (Power Generation), 2010
Calpine Corporation - History
Calpine Corporation - Company Statement
Calpine Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries

SECTION 2 – COMPANY ANALYSIS

Calpine Corporation - Business Description
Business Description - East segment
East segment - Overview
East segment - Production
East segment - Financials
Business Description - Texas segment
Texas segment - Overview
Texas segment - Production
Texas segment - Financials
Business Description - West segment
West segment - Overview
West segment - Production
West segment - Financials
Calpine Corporation - Corporate Strategy
Calpine Corporation - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Calpine Corporation - Strengths
Strength - Strong Technology Base
Strength - Dominant Market Position
Strength - Business Model: Integrated Operations
Calpine Corporation - Weaknesses
Weakness - Decline in Working Capital
Calpine Corporation - Opportunities
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Electricity Demand: the US
Opportunity - Inorganic Growth Initiatives: Acquisitions
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives
Calpine Corporation - Threats
Threat - Seasonal Variations and Weather Conditions
Threat - Government Regulations
Threat - Dependence on T&D Facilities: Third Parties
Calpine Corporation - 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

Calpine Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015
Calpine Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015
Calpine Corporation, Recent Deals Summary

SECTION 5 – COMPANY’S RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

Mar 09, 2015: Marin Clean Energy and Calpine Sign Agreement to Displace System Power Purchases with Local, Affordable Energy
Feb 13, 2015: Calpine Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Results, Reaffirms 2015 Guidance
Jan 05, 2015: Calpine to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results on February 13, 2015
Dec 10, 2014: Calpine Corporation Selects GE Highly Efficient, Flexible Gas Turbines to Power York 2 Energy Center in Pennsylvania
Nov 06, 2014: Calpine Reports Third Quarter Results, Narrows 2014 Guidance and Provides 2015 Guidance
Oct 01, 2014: Calpine to Announce Third Quarter 2014 Results and Provide 2015 Guidance on November 6, 2014
Aug 01, 2014: Calpine Reports Strong Second Quarter Results and Reaffirms 2014
Jul 08, 2014: Calpine Announces Inaugural Senior Unsecured Notes Offering
May 21, 2014: Calpine Advances Succession Plans with Promotions of Senior Leaders
May 01, 2014: Calpine Reports Record First Quarter Results

SECTION 6 – APPENDIX

Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer

LIST OF TABLES

Calpine Corporation, Key Facts
Calpine Corporation, Key Employees
Calpine Corporation, Key Employee Biographies
Calpine Corporation, Major Products and Services
Calpine Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010
Calpine Corporation, History
Calpine Corporation, Other Locations
Calpine Corporation, Subsidiaries
Calpine Corporation, Key Competitors
Calpine Corporation, Ratios based on current share price
Calpine Corporation, Annual Ratios
Calpine Corporation, Interim Ratios
Calpine Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015
Calpine Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015
Calpine Corporation, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios

LIST OF FIGURES

Calpine Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010
Calpine Corporation, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014)
Calpine Corporation, Ratio Charts
Calpine Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015
Calpine Corporation, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015
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