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Great Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Great Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) - 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

Great Plains Energy Incorporated (Great Plains Energy) is a regulated public utilities holding company that generates, transmits, distributes and sells electricity and steam. The company generates electricity using various fuel sources such as coal, nuclear, natural gas, oil, and wind. It provides regulated electric services to residential, commercial firms, industrial, municipalities and other electric utilities in Missouri and Kansas through its subsidiaries Kansas City Power & Light Co. (KCP&L) and KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company (GMO); and regulated steam services to few consumers in the St. Joseph, Missouri area through GMO. Great Plains Energy is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, the US.

Great Plains Energy Incorporated Key Recent Developments

Feb 24, 2016: Great Plains Energy Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2015 Results; Announces 2016 Earnings Guidance and Long-Term Earnings and Dividend Growth Targets
Nov 05, 2015: Great Plains Energy Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results
Aug 06, 2015: Great Plains Energy Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results
Aug 06, 2015: Great Plains Energy & KCP&L Announce Executive Changes
Jun 10, 2015: Eight Utilities and Energy Companies Announce Plans for Critical Transmission Equipment Service Company

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Section 1 - About the Company
Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Key Facts
Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Key Employees
Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Key Employee Biographies
Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Major Products and Services
Great Plains Energy Incorporated - History
Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Company Statement
Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Business Description
Great Plains Energy Incorporated - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Strengths
Strength - Broad and Diverse Customer Base
Strength - Power Purchase Agreements
Strength - Business Model: Vertically-Integrated
Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Weaknesses
Weakness - Net Working Capital Deficit
Weakness - Substantial Debt
Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Opportunities
Opportunity - Prospects for Growth in Demand for Electricity: the US
Opportunity - Infrastructure Expansion and Enhancement Investments
Opportunity - Growth in Demand for Wind Energy: the US
Great Plains Energy Incorporated - Threats
Threat - Environmental Regulations
Threat - Competition
Threat - Transmission Network Safety
Great Plains Energy Incorporated - 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
Great Plains Energy Incorporated, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016
Great Plains Energy Incorporated, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016
Great Plains Energy Incorporated, Recent Deals Summary
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments
Feb 24, 2016: Great Plains Energy Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2015 Results; Announces 2016 Earnings Guidance and Long-Term Earnings and Dividend Growth Targets
Nov 05, 2015: Great Plains Energy Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results
Aug 06, 2015: Great Plains Energy Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results
Aug 06, 2015: Great Plains Energy & KCP&L Announce Executive Changes
Jun 10, 2015: Eight Utilities and Energy Companies Announce Plans for Critical Transmission Equipment Service Company
May 07, 2015: Great Plains Energy Reports First Quarter 2015 Results
Feb 25, 2015: Great Plains Energy Reports Full-Year and Fourth Quarter Results for 2014
Feb 10, 2015: Great Plains Energy Incorporated Declares Dividends
Jan 21, 2015: Great Plains Energy Announces Schedule for Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2014 Earnings
Section 6 – Appendix
Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer
List of Tables
Great Plains Energy Incorporated, Key Facts
Great Plains Energy Incorporated, Key Employees
Great Plains Energy Incorporated, Key Employee Biographies
Great Plains Energy Incorporated, Major Products and Services
Great Plains Energy Incorporated, History
Great Plains Energy Incorporated, Subsidiaries
Great Plains Energy Incorporated, Key Competitors
Great Plains Energy Incorporated, Ratios based on current share price
Great Plains Energy Incorporated, Annual Ratios
Great Plains Energy Incorporated, Interim Ratios
Great Plains Energy Incorporated, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016
Great Plains Energy Incorporated, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016
Great Plains Energy Incorporated, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
Great Plains Energy Incorporated, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015)
Great Plains Energy Incorporated, Ratio Charts
Great Plains Energy Incorporated, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016
Great Plains Energy Incorporated, Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016

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