UIL Holdings Corporation: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by ICDResearch

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ICD Research's "UIL Holdings Corporation: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. The profile contains a company overview, business description, financial ratios, SWOT analysis, key facts, information on products and services, details of locations and subsidiaries, plus information on key news events affecting the company.

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									UIL Holdings Corporation

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UIL Holdings Corporation                                                    Financial Snapshot

                                                                            Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                                                            The company reported revenue of US$997.67 million
Headquarters Address                  157 Church Street, New Haven, 06506
                                                                            during the fiscal year 2010 (2010). The company's
                                                                            revenue grew at a CAGR of 4.19% during 2006–
Telephone                             + 1 203 4992000
                                                                            2010, with an annual growth of 11.28% over 2009. In
                                                                            2010, the company recorded an operating margin of
Fax                                   + 1 203 4993626                       12.56%, as against 13.63% in 2009.

Website                               www.uil.com
                                                                            Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange         UIL, New York Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                   1,824

Fiscal Year End                       December

Revenue (in US$ million)              997.67




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                             Weaknesses                            Return on Equity

Increasing financial performance      High debt to equity ratio             The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                            5.09% for 2010, as compared to its peers, PPL
                                                                            Corporation (Ticker: PPL), CH Energy Group, Inc.
Strong Customer Base                  Lack of geographic presence           (Ticker: CHG) and Unitil Corporation (Ticker: UTL),
                                                                            which recorded ROEs of 11.43%, 7.07% and 5.03%
Wide Transmission and Distribution
                                                                            respectively. The company reported an operating
Network
                                                                            margin of 12.56% in 2010.
Opportunities                         Threats
                                                                            Return on Equity
Expanding electricity operation       Legal and political framework

Increasing demand of natural gas in   US energy policy and increasing tax
the US                                burden
                                      Weather conditions and seasonal
Strategic acquisitions
                                      demand




                                                                            Liquidity Position

                                                                            The company reported a current ratio of 1.26 in 2010,
                                                                            as compared to its peers, PPL Corporation, CH
                                                                            Energy Group, Inc. and Unitil Corporation, which
                                                                            recorded current ratios of 1.19, 1.76 and 0.92
                                                                            respectively. As of December 2010, the company
                                                                            recorded cash and short-term investments of worth
                                                                            US$90.28 million, against US$154.11 million current
                                                                            debt. The company reported a debt to equity ratio of
                                                                            1.55 in 2010 as compared to its peers, PPL
                                                                            Corporation, CH Energy Group, Inc. and Unitil
                                                                            Corporation, which recorded debt to equity ratios of
                                                                            1.63, 0.90 and 1.86 respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 7
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................7
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................10
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................10
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3       Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ..............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.5       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................14
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.2       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.3       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.4       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................18
      2.3.5       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................19
      2.3.6       Liquidity ............................................................................................................................................................20
3     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 21
4     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 22
    4.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................22
    4.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................22
    4.3       Weaknesses ........................................................................................................
								
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