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Cleco Corporation (CNL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Cleco Corporation (CNL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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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 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 and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
Highlights

Cleco Corporation (Cleco) is a public utility holding company. Through its subsidiary, Cleco Power LLC (Cleco Power), it carries out the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in Mississippi and Louisiana. The company caters to about 286,000 customers in Louisiana through its retail business, and it supplies wholesale power in Louisiana and Mississippi. Cleco Power has ownership interest in six steam electric generating stations, three combined cycle units, and one gas turbine Cleco is headquartered in Pineville, Louisiana, the US.

Cleco Corporation Key Recent Developments

Apr 14, 2016: Amec Foster to supply power island for Cleco in US
Mar 08, 2016: Cleco and North American-led Investor Group request rehearing from state regulators regarding sale
Oct 28, 2015: Cleco Corporation reports 2015 third quarter operational earnings of $0.92 per diluted share
Jul 27, 2015: Cleco Corporation reports 2015 second quarter operational earnings of $0.53 per diluted share
Apr 28, 2015: Cleco nears completion of power restoration efforts after damaging storms impact system

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Section 1 - About the Company
Cleco Corporation - Key Facts
Cleco Corporation - Key Employees
Cleco Corporation - Key Employee Biographies
Cleco Corporation - Major Products and Services
Cleco Corporation - Key Operational Summary
Cleco Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (Power Generation), 2010
Cleco Corporation - History
Cleco Corporation - Company Statement
Cleco Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Cleco Corporation - Business Description
Cleco Corporation - Corporate Strategy
Cleco Corporation - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Cleco Corporation - Strengths
Strength - Cost Efficiency
Strength - Broad and Diverse Customer Base
Strength - Business Model: Integrated Operations
Cleco Corporation - Weaknesses
Weakness - Working Capital Surplus
Cleco Corporation - Opportunities
Opportunity - Capacity Expansion Projects
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Electricity Demand: the US
Cleco Corporation - Threats
Threat - Competition
Threat - Clean Power Plan by EPA: the US
Threat - Volatility in Electricity Prices
Cleco Corporation - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 – Company’s Power Financial Deals and Alliances
Cleco Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016
Cleco Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016
Cleco Corporation, Recent Deals Summary
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments
Apr 14, 2016: Amec Foster to supply power island for Cleco in US
Mar 08, 2016: Cleco and North American-led Investor Group request rehearing from state regulators regarding sale
Oct 28, 2015: Cleco Corporation reports 2015 third quarter operational earnings of $0.92 per diluted share
Jul 27, 2015: Cleco Corporation reports 2015 second quarter operational earnings of $0.53 per diluted share
Apr 28, 2015: Cleco nears completion of power restoration efforts after damaging storms impact system
Apr 28, 2015: Cleco Corporation posts 2015 first quarter operational earnings of $0.46 per diluted share
Feb 27, 2015: Cleco Corporation reports full-year 2014 operational earnings of $2.74 per diluted share
Jan 29, 2015: Cleco Corporation declares quarterly dividend
Jan 06, 2015: Cleco provides residents with energysaving tips for cold weather
Section 6 – Appendix
Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer
List of Tables
Cleco Corporation, Key Facts
Cleco Corporation, Key Employees
Cleco Corporation, Key Employee Biographies
Cleco Corporation, Major Products and Services
Cleco Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010
Cleco Corporation, History
Cleco Corporation, Other Locations
Cleco Corporation, Subsidiaries
Cleco Corporation, Key Competitors
Cleco Corporation, Ratios based on current share price
Cleco Corporation, Annual Ratios
Cleco Corporation, Interim Ratios
Cleco Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016
Cleco Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016
Cleco Corporation, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
Cleco Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010
Cleco Corporation, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015)
Cleco Corporation, Ratio Charts
Cleco Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016
Cleco Corporation, Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016

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