Chevron Corp. Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis
- The report contains detailed information about Chevron Corp. that gives an unrivalled in-depth knowledge about internal business-environment of the company: data about the owners, senior executives, locations, subsidiaries, markets, products, and company history.
- Another part of the report is a SWOT-analysis carried out for Chevron Corp.. It involves specifying the objective of the company's business and identifies the different factors that are favorable and unfavorable to achieving that objective. SWOT-analysis helps to understand company’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and possible threats against it.
- The Chevron Corp. financial analysis covers the income statement and ratio trend-charts with balance sheets and cash flows presented on an annual and quarterly basis. The report outlines the main financial ratios pertaining to profitability, margin analysis, asset turnover, credit ratios, and company’s long-term solvency. This sort of company's information will assist and strengthen your company’s decision-making processes.
- In the part that describes Chevron Corp. competitors and the industry in whole, the information about company's financial ratios is compared to those of its competitors and to the industry. The unique analysis of the market and company’s competitors along with detailed information about the internal and external factors affecting the relevant industry will help to manage your business environment. Your company’s business and sales activities will be boosted by gaining an insight into your competitors’ businesses.
- Also the report provides relevant news, an analysis of PR-activity, and stock price movements. The latter are correlated with pertinent news and press releases, and annual and quarterly forecasts are given by a variety of experts and market research firms. Such information creates your awareness about principal trends of Chevron Corp. business.
About Chevron Corp.
Chevron Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in integrated petroleum operations, chemicals operations, mining operations, power generation, and energy services.
The company's exploration and production (upstream) operations consist of exploring for, developing, and producing crude oil and natural gas and also marketing natural gas. Its refining, marketing, and transportation (downstream) operations relate to refining crude oil into finished petroleum products; marketing crude oil and the products derived from petroleum; and transporting crude oil, natural gas and petroleum products by pipeline, marine vessel, motor equipment, and rail car. Its chemical operations include the manufacture and marketing of commodity petrochemicals, plastics for industrial uses, and fuel and lubricant oil additives. The company's upstream, downstream, and chemicals activities are located in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia.
UPSTREAM EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION
Upstream activities in the United States are concentrated in California, the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, the Rocky Mountains and Alaska. The company engages in various development and exploration activities in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.
The company has a 60 percent-owned and operated interest in Big Foot. Exploratory work include Buckskin 55 percent-owned and operated; Knotty Head 25 percent nonoperated working interest; Puma 21.8 percent nonoperated working interest; and Tubular Bells 30 percent nonoperated working interest.
Chevron has also contracted 1.6 billion cubic feet per day of capacity in a third-party pipeline system connecting the Sabine Pass LNG terminal to the natural-gas pipeline grid. Outside California and the Gulf of Mexico, the company manages operations across the mid-continental United States and Alaska. During 2009, the companys U.S. production outside California and the Gulf of Mexico averaged 263,000 net oil-equivalent barrels per day, composed of 94,000 barrels of crude oil, 824 million cubic feet of natural gas and 31,000 barrels of natural gas liquids.
In Africa, the company engages in exploration and production activities in Angola, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria and Republic of the Congo.
Angola: Chevron holds company-operated working interests in offshore Blocks 0 and 14 and nonoperated working interests in offshore Block 2 and the onshore Fina Sonangol Texaco (FST) area. The company operates the 39.2 percent-owned Block 0, which averaged 105,000 barrels per day of net liquids production in 2009. The 39.2 percent-owned and operated Malongo Terminal Oil Export project was completed in November 2009.
Equity Affiliate Operations: In addition to the exploration and producing activities in Angola, Chevron has a 36.4 percent ownership interest in the Angola LNG affiliate that began construction in 2008 of an onshore natural gas liquefaction plant located in Soyo, Angola.
Angola Republic of the Congo Joint Development Area: Chevron operates and holds a 31.3 percent interest in the Lianzi Development Area located between Angola and Republic of the Congo.
Republic of the Congo: Chevron has a 31.5 percent nonoperated working interest in the Nkossa, Nsoko and Moho-Bilondo exploitation permits and a 29.3 percent nonoperated working interest in the Kitina exploitation permit, all of which are offshore. In May 2009, an exploration well was drilled in the Moho-Bilondo exploitation permit area.
Democratic Republic of the Congo: Chevron has a 17.7 percent nonoperated working interest in an offshore concession.
Chad/Cameroon: Chevron participates in a project to develop crude-oil fields in southern Chad and transport the produced volumes by pipeline to the coast of Cameroon for export. Chevron has a 25 percent nonoperated working interest in the producing operations and an approximate 21 percent interest in two affiliates that own the pipeline.
Nigeria: Chevron holds a 40 percent interest in 13 concessions in the onshore and near-offshore region of the Niger Delta. The company operates under a joint-ve
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1. CHEVRON CORP. COMPANY PROFILE
1.1. Key facts
1.2. Financial Performance
1.3. Key Executives
1.4. Ownership and Major Holders
1.5. Company History
2. CHEVRON CORP. BUSINESS OVERVIEW
2.1. Business Description
2.2. Major Products and Services
2.3. Markets and Sales Activities
2.4. Locations, Subsidiaries, Operating Units
3. CHEVRON CORP. SWOT ANALYSIS
4. CHEVRON CORP. FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
4.1. Financial Statements
4.1.1. Income Statement
4.1.2. Balance Sheet
4.1.3. Cash Flow
4.2. Financial Ratios
4.2.2. Margin Analysis
4.2.3. Asset Turnover
4.2.4. Credit Ratios
4.2.5. Long-Term Solvency
4.2.6. Growth Over Prior Year
4.2.7. Financial Ratios Charts
4.3. Stock Market Snapshot
5. CHEVRON CORP. COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. Chevron Corp. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Chevron Corp. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Chevron Corp. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Chevron Corp. Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Energy Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. Chevron Corp. Industry Position Analysis
6. CHEVRON CORP. NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. CHEVRON CORP. EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Consensus
7.2. Experts Revisions
8. CHEVRON CORP. ENHANCED SWOT ANALYSIS2
9. UNITED STATES PESTEL ANALYSIS2
9.1. Political Factors
9.2. Economic Factors
9.3. Social Factors
9.4. Technological Factors
9.5. Environmental Factors
9.6. Legal Factors
10. CHEVRON CORP. IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. CHEVRON CORP. PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. CHEVRON CORP. VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF FIGURES
Chevron Corp. Annual Revenues in Comparison with Cost of Goods Sold and Gross Profit
Profit Margin Chart
Operating Margin Chart
Return on Equity (ROE) Chart
Return on Assets (ROA) Chart
Debt to Equity Chart
Current Ratio Chart
Chevron Corp. 1-year Stock Charts
Chevron Corp. 5-year Stock Charts
Chevron Corp. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Chevron Corp. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Chevron Corp. Article Density Chart
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Chevron Corp. Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Chevron Corp. Key Executives
Chevron Corp. Major Shareholders
Chevron Corp. History
Chevron Corp. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Chevron Corp. Offices and Representations
Chevron Corp. SWOT Analysis
Yearly Income Statement Including Trends
Income Statement Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Balance Sheet Including Trends
Balance Sheet Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Cash Flow Including Trends
Cash Flow Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Chevron Corp. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Chevron Corp. Capital Market Snapshot
Chevron Corp. Direct Competitors Key Facts
Direct Competitors Profitability Ratios
Direct Competitors Margin Analysis Ratios
Direct Competitors Asset Turnover Ratios
Direct Competitors Credit Ratios
Direct Competitors Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Energy Industry Statistics
Chevron Corp. Industry Position
Company vs. Industry Income Statement Analysis
Company vs. Industry Balance Sheet Analysis
Company vs. Industry Cash Flow Analysis
Company vs. Industry Ratios Comparison
Chevron Corp. Consensus Recommendations1
Analyst Recommendation Summary1
Price Target Summary1
Experts Recommendation Trends1
Revenue Estimates Analysis1
Earnings Estimates Analysis1
Revenue Estimates Trend1
Earnings Estimates Trend1
SWOT, which stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, is an analytical framework that identifies the internal and external factors that are favorable and unfavorable for a company.
Enhanced SWOT Analysis
Enhanced SWOT is a 3×3 grid that arranges strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats into one scheme:
- How to use the strengths to take advantage of the opportunities?
- How to use the strengths to reduce likelihood and impact of the threats?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that obstruct taking advantage of the opportunities?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that can make the threats a reality?
Upon answering these questions a company can develop a project plan to improve its business performance.
PESTEL (also termed as PESTLE) is an ideal tool to strategically analyze what influence different outside factors – political, economic, sociocultural, technological, environmental and legal – exert on a business to later chart its long term targets.
Being part of the external analysis when carrying out a strategic assessment or performing a market study, PESTEL gives an overview of diverse macro-environmental factors that any company should thoughtfully consider. By perceiving these outside environments, businesses can maximally benefit from the opportunities while minimizing the threats to the organization.
Key Factors Examined by PESTEL Analysis:
- Political – What opportunities and pressures are brought by political bodies and what is the degree of public regulations’ impact on the business?
- Economic – What economic policies, trends and structures are expected to affect the organization, what is this influence’s degree?
- Sociological – What cultural and societal aspects will work upon the demand for the business’s products and operations?
- Technological – What impact do the technological aspects, innovations, incentives and barriers have on the organization?
- Environmental – What environmental and ecological facets, both locally and farther afield, are likely to predetermine the business?
- Legal – What laws and legislation will exert influence on the style the business is carried out?
IFE, EFE, IE Matrices
The Internal Factor Evaluation matrix (IFE matrix) is a strategic management tool helping audit or evaluate major weaknesses and strengths in a business’s functional areas. In addition, IFE matrix serves as a basis for identifying and assessing relationships amongst those areas. The IFE matrix is utilised in strategy formulation.
The External Factor Evaluation matrix (EFE matrix) is a tool of strategic management that is typically utilised to assess current market conditions. It is an ideal instrument for visualising and prioritising the threats and opportunities a firm is facing.
The essential difference between the above mentioned matrices lies in the type of factors incorporated in the model; whilst the latter is engaged in internal factors, the former deals exceptionally with external factors – those exposed to social, political, economic, legal, etc. external forces.
Being a continuation of the EFE matrix and IFE matrix models, the Internal External matrix (IE matrix) rests upon an investigation of external and internal business factors integrated into one suggestive model.
Porter Five Forces Analysis
The Porter’s five forces analysis studies the industry of operation and helps the company find new sources of competitive advantage. The analysis surveys an industry through five major questions:
- What composes a threat of substitute products and services?
- Is there a threat of new competitors entering the market?
- What is the intensity of competitive rivalry?
- How big is the bargaining power of buyers?
- How significant is the bargaining power of suppliers?
VRIO stands for Value, Rarity, Imitability, Organization. This analysis helps to evaluate all company’s resources and capabilities and bring them together into one aggregate table that includes:
- Tangible resources
- Intangible resources
- Innovation and Creativity
- Organizational capabilities
The result of the analysis gives a clear picture of company’s competitive and economic implications, answering the questions if the resources mentioned above are:
- Costly to imitate?
- Organized properly?