Portland General Electric Company (POR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Portland General Electric Company (POR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

  • April 2016 •
  • 55 pages •
  • Report ID: 343833
Portland General Electric Company (POR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT 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 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.


Portland General Electric Company (PGE) is a vertically integrated electric utility which generates, carries out wholesale trade, transmits, distributes, and retails electricity. The company generates electricity from wind, natural gas, coal, and hydro sources. It procures power in wholesale market through short-term and long-term wholesale power purchase contracts. PGE also sells electricity and natural gas in wholesale market to utilities, brokers, and power marketers; and operates and procures power from solar projects. Through transmission contracts with Bonneville Power Administration, the company transmits generated power to its distribution system. It retails power to residential, commercial, and industrial customers across Oregon. PGE is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, the US.

Portland General Electric Company Key Recent Developments

Mar 02, 2016: Oregon Legislature Sets New Renewable Energy Standards
Feb 12, 2016: Portland General Electric Reports 2015 Financial Results and Initiates 2016 Earnings Guidance
Dec 21, 2015: PGE Assumes Control of Carty Generating Station Construction
Dec 17, 2015: Infomart Portland Receives Approval for Direct Access Power Service
Dec 16, 2015: OPUC Approves PGE Price Changes for 2016

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