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									           Entergy Corporation (ETR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
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       Reference Code: GDAE3765FSA                                                                                    Publication Date: APR 2011

       639 Loyola Avenue                     Phone            +1 504 5764000                        Revenue            11,487.6 (million USD)
       New Orleans                           Fax              +1 504 5694063                        Net Profit         1,270.31 (million USD)
       70113                                 Website          www.entergy.com                       Employees          14,958
       United States                         Exchange         ETR [New York Stock Exchange]         Industry           Alternative Energy

      Company Overview
       Entergy Corporation (Entergy) is an integrated energy company. It engages in generation, transmission and distribution of
       electricity. It owns and operates plants using natural gas, nuclear, coal, oil and hydroelectric power with approximately 30,000
       MW of electric generating capacity. The company is the second largest nuclear generator in the US. Entergy also provides
       operation and maintenance services, and decommissioning services to power generation facilities. Entergy delivers electricity to
       2.7 million customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. The company operates through two reportable business
       segments, namely, Utility and Entergy Wholesale Commodities.

      Key Executives                                                               SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                   Title                  Entergy Corporation, SWOT Analysis
      Hugh McDonald                         Chief Executive Officer,               Strengths                 Weaknesses
                                            Entergy Arkansas, Inc.
                                                                                                                      Declining Market Share in
      Haley Fisackerly                      Chief Executive Officer,               Operational Efficiency
                                                                                                                      Sector
                                            Entergy Mississippi, Inc.
      J. Wayne Leonard                      Chairman                               Strong Liquidity Position
                                                                                                                      Legal Proceedings
      Simon D. deBree                       Director
      Gary W. Edwards                       Director
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,      Opportunities                      Threats
      GlobalData

      Share Data                                                                   Growing Electricity Demand         Fluctuations in Electricity
                                                                                                                      Prices
      Entergy Corporation
                                                                                   Expansion into Prospective
       Share Price (USD) as on 06-Apr-2011                                67.22    Geographical Markets               Rising Prices of Uranium and
                                                                            6.66                                      Fossil Fuel
       EPS (USD)
       Market Cap (million USD)                                          12,836

       Enterprise Value (million USD)                                    23,668
                                                                                   Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                   Research, GlobalData
       Shares Outstanding (million)                                          179
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData

      Financial Performance                                                        Recent Developments
                                                                                   Mar 30, 2011        Entergy, VEC Complete Negotiations On
                                                                                                       Power Contract
                                                                                   Mar 29, 2011        Entergy Appoints Daniel Turton As VP,
                                                                                                       Federal Governmental Affairs
                                                                                   Mar 28, 2011        Central District PSC Orders Reduction For
                                                                                                       Entergy Mississippi Customers
                                                                                   Mar 24, 2011        Entergy Increases Output At 852 MW
                                                                                                       FitzPatrick Reactor
                                                                                   Mar 18, 2011        Midwest ISO Releases Testimony In
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,                         Arkansas Public Service Commission
       GlobalData                                                                                      Proceedings On Potential Benefits To
                                                                                                       Entergy Membership
                                                                                   Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                   Research, GlobalData




Entergy Corporation (ETR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                        Reference Code: GDAE3765FSA

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      Table of Contents
      Table of Contents........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
      List of Figures................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 5
      Section 1 - About the Company ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 6
      Entergy Corporation - Key Facts.................................................................................................................................................................................... 6
      Entergy Corporation - Key Employees........................................................................................................................................................................... 7
      Entergy Corporation - Key Employee Biographies......................................................................................................................................................... 9
      Entergy Corporation - Major Products and Services.................................................................................................................................................... 10
            Entergy Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (Power Generation), 2009 ................................................................................. 11
            Entergy Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Region (Power Generation), 2009...................................................................................... 12
      Entergy Corporation - History....................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
      Entergy Corporation - Company Statement ................................................................................................................................................................. 15
      Entergy Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries ...................................................................................................................................................... 17
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 17
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 17
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 19
      Entergy Corporation - Business Description ................................................................................................................................................................ 19
            Business Description - Entergy Wholesale Commodities...................................................................................................................................... 19
                  Entergy Wholesale Commodities - Overview.................................................................................................................................................. 19
                  Entergy Wholesale Commodities - Production................................................................................................................................................ 19
                  Entergy Wholesale Commodities - Financials................................................................................................................................................. 19
                  Entergy Wholesale Commodities - Market View ............................................................................................................................................. 19
            Business Description - Utility ................................................................................................................................................................................. 20
                  Utility - Overview ............................................................................................................................................................................................. 20
                  Utility - Production ........................................................................................................................................................................................... 20
                  Utility - Financials ............................................................................................................................................................................................ 20
                  Utility - Market View......................................................................................................................................................................................... 20
      Entergy Corporation - SWOT Analysis......................................................................................................................................................................... 21
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 21
            Entergy Corporation - Strengths ............................................................................................................................................................................ 21
                  Strength - Operational Efficiency .................................................................................................................................................................... 21
                  Strength - Strong Liquidity Position................................................................................................................................................................. 21
                  Strength - Broad Range of Offerings............................................................................................................................................................... 21
                  Strength - Leading Player in Nuclear Market .................................................................................................................................................. 21
            Entergy Corporation - Weaknesses....................................................................................................................................................................... 22
                  Weakness - Declining Market Share in Sector................................................................................................................................................ 22
                  Weakness - Legal Proceedings ...................................................................................................................................................................... 22
                  Weakness - Lack of Nuclear Fuel Storage...................................................................................................................................................... 22
            Entergy Corporation - Opportunities ...................................................................................................................................................................... 22
                  Opportunity - Growing Electricity Demand ...................................................................................................................................................... 22
                  Opportunity - Expansion into Prospective Geographical Markets................................................................................................................... 22
                  Opportunity - Higher Growth Prospects for Renewable Sector....................................................................................................................... 23
            Entergy Corporation - Threats ............................................................................................................................................................................... 23
                  Threat - Fluctuations in Electricity Prices ........................................................................................................................................................ 23
                  Threat - Rising Prices of Uranium and Fossil Fuel.......................................................................................................................................... 23
                  Threat - Stringent Regulations of NRC, ICC, and PAPUC.............................................................................................................................. 23
      Entergy Corporation - Key Competitors ....................................................................................................................................................................... 25



Entergy Corporation (ETR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                                                                                          Reference Code: GDAE3765FSA

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      Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ........................................................................................................................................................................ 26
            Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios................................................................................................................................................................ 26
            Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios............................................................................................................................................................................ 26
            Performance Chart ................................................................................................................................................................................................ 28
            Financial Performance........................................................................................................................................................................................... 28
            Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios............................................................................................................................................................................ 29
            Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts .............................................................................................................................................................................. 30
      Section 4 – Company’s Power, Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances.................................................................................................................... 31
            Entergy Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2005 to YTD 2011 .......................................................................................................................... 31
            Entergy Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2005 to YTD 2011..........
								
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