United Cooperative Services, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					            United Cooperative Services, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDPE135931SA                                                                                         Publication Date: MAY 2013

          3309 N. Main, P.O. Box 16                          Phone             +1 817 5564000                   Revenue         NA
          Cleburne, TX                                       Fax                                                Net Profit      NA
          76033                                              Website           www.united-cs.com                Employees       152
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry        Power Energy

       Company Overview
       United Cooperative Services, Inc. (United Cooperative) is an electric distribution cooperative. The company provides electric
       power to more than 75,000 meters and nearly 55,000 members. It maintains 10,500 miles of energized line and serves all or
       parts of Johnson, Erath, Hood, Bosque, Somervell, Palo Pinto, Coryell, Eastland, Comanche, Stephens, Young, Hamilton,
       Tarrant and Ellis counties. United purchases electric power and energy, and sells it to members at the lowest possible cost. The
       company provides a wide range of other services on a cooperative, nonprofit basis for the mutual benefit of all its members. The
       company is a member of Touchstone Energy Cooperatives.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     United Cooperative Services, Inc., SWOT Analysis
         Clifford Deal                     Director                                Strengths                            Weaknesses
         Larry Bays                        Director
                                                                                   Reliable Power Supplier              Unplanned Outages
         Patsy Dumas                       Director
                                                                                   Major Electric Cooperative           Limited Diversification
         Tommy Cantrell                    Director
         John Jones                        Director
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                   Opportunities                        Threats
        GlobalData
                                                                                   Energy Efficiency Grants             Intense Competitive
                                                                                                                        Environment
        Key Competitors                                                            Advanced Smart Meters
         CenterPoint Energy, Inc.                                                                                       Regulatory Obligations

         Lower Colorado River Authority
         Austin Energy                                                            Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData

         Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems
        Wolverine Power Supply Cooperative, Inc.
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       United Cooperative Services, Inc. - Key Facts ................................................................................................................................... 4
       United Cooperative Services, Inc. - Key Employees .......................................................................................................................... 5
       United Cooperative Services, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies ........................................................................................................ 6
       United Cooperative Services, Inc. - Major Products and Services ..................................................................................................... 7
       United Cooperative Services, Inc. - History ........................................................................................................................................ 8
       United Cooperative Services, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................ 9
          Head Office ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ....................................................................................................................................................... 9
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 10
       United Cooperative Services, Inc. - Business Description ................................................................................................................ 10
       United Cooperative Services, Inc. - SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................ 11
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 11
          United Cooperative Services, Inc. - Strengths .............................................................................................................................. 11
             Strength - Reliable Power Supplier ........................................................................................................................................... 11
             Strength - Major Electric Cooperative........................................................................................................................................ 11
             Strength - Wide Service Portfolio .............................................................................................................................................. 11
          United Cooperative Services, Inc. - Weaknesses ......................................................................................................................... 11
             Weakness - Unplanned Outages .............................................................................................................................................. 11
             Weakness - Limited Diversification ........................................................................................................................................... 11
          United Cooperative Services, Inc. - Opportunities ........................................................................................................................ 12
             Opportunity - Energy Efficiency Grants ..................................................................................................................................... 12
             Opportunity - Advanced Smart Meters ...................................................................................................................................... 12
             Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Electricity Demand: US Market ............................................................................................ 12
          United Cooperative Services, Inc. - Threats ................................................................................................................................. 12
             Threat - Intense Competitive Environment ................................................................................................................................ 12
             Threat - Regulatory Obligations ................................................................................................................................................ 13
             Threat - Volatility in 
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: United Cooperative Services, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services. This up-to-the-minute company report will help you to formulate strategies to drive your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better. Scope - Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions. - Corporate strategy – GlobalData’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 of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details. Highlights United Cooperative Services, Inc. (United Cooperative) is an electric distribution cooperative. The company provides electric power to more than 75,000 meters and nearly 55,000 members. It maintains 10,500 miles of energized line and serves all or parts of Johnson, Erath, Hood, Bosque, Somervell, Palo Pinto, Coryell, Eastland, Comanche, Stephens, Young, Hamilton, Tarrant and Ellis counties. United purchases electric power and energy, and sells it to members at the lowest possible cost. The company provides a wide range of other services on a cooperative, nonprofit basis for the mutu
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