ATCO Ltd. (ACO.X) - Financial and Strategic Analysis Review by GlobalData

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ATCO Ltd. (ATCO) engages in the regulated and non-regulated natural gas and electric energy operations around the world. The company operates its business under four segments, namely, Power Generation, Utilities, Global Enterprises, and Corporate and Other. ATCO operates through various subsidiaries in each of the three divisions. Its Power Generation segment owns and operates hydroelectric, coal, and natural gas fired power plants. The Utilities segment focuses on the transportation and delivery of natural gas, electricity and water.

ATCO Ltd. Key Recent Developments

Apr 30, 2010 ATCO Reports Earnings Of CAD89.8 Million In Q1 2010
Feb 18, 2010 ATCO Reports Earnings Of CAD283.3 Million In 2009
Nov 12, 2009 ATCO Appoints Brian R. Bale As SVP And CFO
Oct 30, 2009 ATCO Reports Revenues Of CAD684.3 Million In Q3 2009
Jul 28, 2009 ATCO Reports Earnings Of CAD49.5 Million In Q2 2009

This comprehensive SWOT profile of ATCO Ltd. provides you an in-depth strategic 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 exec

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									                  ATCO Ltd. (ACO.X) - Financial and Strategic Analysis Review

       Reference Code: GDAE126FSA                                                                                       Publication Date: JUL 2010

       1600, 909 - 11th Avenue S.W.           Phone             +1 403 2927500                       Revenue            3,109 (million CAD)
       Calgary, AB                            Fax               +1 403 2927532                       Net Profit         283.30 (million CAD)
       T2R 1N6                                Website           www.atco.com                         Employees          7,524
                                              Exchange          ACO.X [Toronto Stock                 Industry
       Canada                                                                                                           Alternative Energy
                                                                Exchange]

      Company Overview
       ATCO Ltd. (ATCO) engages in the regulated and non-regulated natural gas and electric energy operations around the world. The
       company operates its business under four segments, namely, Power Generation, Utilities, Global Enterprises, and Corporate and
       Other. ATCO operates through various subsidiaries in each of the three divisions. Its Power Generation segment owns and
       operates hydroelectric, coal, and natural gas fired power plants. The Utilities segment focuses on the transportation and delivery
       of natural gas, electricity and water.

      Key Executives                                                                 SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                   Title                    ATCO Ltd., SWOT Analysis
      Ronald D. Southern                    Chairman                                 Strengths                Weaknesses

      Nancy C. Southern                     Chief Executive Officer
                                                                                                                        Limited Investor Confidence
                                                                                     Expanding Operating Margin
      Bertrand P Collomb                    Director
      Donald F Mazankowski                  Director                                                                    Declining Market Share in
                                                                                     Strong Liquidity Position
                                                                                                                        Sector
      Helmut M Neldner                      Director
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research
      GlobalData
                                                                                     Opportunities                      Threats
      Share Data
      ATCO Ltd.                                                                      Government Initiatives             Shift to Alternative Sources
       Share Price (CAD) as on 22-Jul-2010                                  50.0     Encouraging Renewable              of Energy
                                                                                     Power
       EPS (CAD)                                                            4.88
                                                                                                                        Stringent Government
       Market Cap (million CAD)                                           2,912      Rising Demand for Energy           Regulations
                                                                                     from Renewable Sources
       Enterprise Value (million CAD)                                     7,894

       Shares Outstanding (million)                                             58
       Source: A
								
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