Power Corporation of Canada (POW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Power Corporation of Canada (POW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Power Corporation of Canada (POW)-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.


Power Corporation of Canada (Power Corporation) is a diversified international management and holding company, which holds interests in companies in communications, financial services, renewable energy, and other business sectors. The company, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of retirement and investment services, life insurance, reinsurance, investment management services, asset management and health insurance to individuals, businesses, and other private and public companies. It is also focuses on specialty minerals; testing, inspection and certification; cement, aggregates and concrete; oil, gas and alternative energies; wines and spirits; materials technology and recycling; and design and distribution of sportswear. The company's operations are spanned across the US, Canada and Europe. Power Corporation is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

During FY2016, the company reported gross written premium of CAD35,050 million, an increase of 24.6% over FY2015. Its net premium income was CAD31,125 million, an increase of 27.0% over FY2015.

Power Corporation of Canada Key Recent Developments

May 11,2018: Power posts Q1 2018 financial results

Mar 23,2018: Power Corporation of Canada posts Q4 and 2017 results

Dec 15,2017: Power Corporation announces the retirement of Henri-Paul Rousseau

Oct 24,2017: UPDATE 1-Investor urges Power Corp to sell CUSD10 bln in assets

Aug 04,2017: Power Corporation reports second quarter and six-month financial results

Key benefits of buying this profile include:

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- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors' business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.

- The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.

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Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies' strategic, financial and operational performance.

- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.

- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 3

List of Tables 5

List of Figures 5

Section 1-About the Company 6

Power Corporation of Canada-Key Facts 6

Power Corporation of Canada-Key Employees 7

Power Corporation of Canada-Key Employee Biographies 8

Power Corporation of Canada-Major Products and Services 9

Power Corporation of Canada-History 10

Power Corporation of Canada-Company Statement 11

Power Corporation of Canada-Locations And Subsidiaries 16

Head Office 16

Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16

Section 2-Company Analysis 18

Company Overview 18

Power Corporation of Canada-Business Description 19

Business Segment: IGM Financial 19

Overview 19

Financials 19

Key Stats 19

Business Segment: Lifeco 19

Overview 19

Financials 19

Business Segment: Pargesa 19

Overview 19

Financials 19

Geographical Segment: Canada 20

Financials 20

Target Markets 20

Geographical Segment: Europe 20

Financials 20

Target Markets 20

Geographical Segment: US 20

Financials 20

Overview 20

Power Corporation of Canada-Corporate Strategy 21

Power Corporation of Canada-SWOT Analysis 22

SWOT Analysis-Overview 22

Power Corporation of Canada-Strengths 22

Power Corporation of Canada-Weaknesses 23

Power Corporation of Canada-Opportunities 24

Power Corporation of Canada-Threats 25

Power Corporation of Canada-Key Competitors 26

Section 3-Company Financial Ratios 27

Financial Ratios-Capital Market Ratios 27

Financial Ratios-Annual Ratios 28

Performance Chart 30

Financial Performance 30

Financial Ratios-Interim Ratios 31

Financial Ratios-Ratio Charts 32

Power Corporation of Canada, Recent Deals Summary 33

Section 4-Company's Recent Developments 34

Dec 15, 2017: Power Corporation announces the retirement of Henri-Paul Rousseau 34

Aug 04, 2017: Power Corporation reports second quarter and six-month financial results 35

Mar 24, 2017: Power Corporation of Canada Q4 net earnings increase 37

Section 5-Appendix 38

Methodology 38

Ratio Definitions 38

About GlobalData 42

Contact Us 42

Disclaimer 42

List of Figures

Power Corporation of Canada, Performance Chart (2013-2017) 30

Power Corporation of Canada, Ratio Charts 32

List of Tables

Power Corporation of Canada, Key Facts 6

Power Corporation of Canada, Key Employees 7

Power Corporation of Canada, Key Employee Biographies 8

Power Corporation of Canada, Major Products and Services 9

Power Corporation of Canada, History 10

Power Corporation of Canada, Other Locations 16

Power Corporation of Canada, Subsidiaries 16

Power Corporation of Canada, Key Competitors 26

Power Corporation of Canada, Ratios based on current share price 27

Power Corporation of Canada, Annual Ratios 28

Power Corporation of Canada, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 29

Power Corporation of Canada, Interim Ratios 31

Power Corporation of Canada, Recent Deals Summary 33

Currency Codes 38

Capital Market Ratios 38

Equity Ratios 39

Profitability Ratios 39

Cost Ratios 40

Liquidity Ratios 40

Leverage Ratios 41

Efficiency Ratios 41

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