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FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) - 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.

Highlights

FirstEnergy Corp. (FirstEnergy) is a diversified energy company which generates, transmits, distributes and sells electricity through its subsidiaries. The company, with its regulated distribution companies is one of the largest investor-owned electric systems in the US. The major electricity generating assets of the company include coal-fired plants, nuclear plants, pumped-storage hydroelectric plants, oil/gas-fired plants and, wind and solar facilities. Its electric transmission system dispatches power from generating facilities and substations to the local distribution networks that serve its region's homes and businesses. FirstEnergy serves residential, commercial and industrial customers. The company, together with its regulated distribution companies, principally operates in the US. FirstEnergy is headquartered in Akron, Ohio, the US.

FirstEnergy Corp. Key Recent Developments

Feb 23, 2016: FirstEnergy Adds $15 Million to FirstEnergy Foundation
Feb 16, 2016: FirstEnergy's Pennsylvania Utilities Receive Approval for Infrastructure Improvement Plans
Feb 16, 2016: FirstEnergy Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Results
Feb 11, 2016: FirstEnergy halts Perry nuclear power plant for repair works
Feb 08, 2016: FirstEnergy Launches Environmental Campaign Focused on a Cleaner Energy Future

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Table Of Contents

FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
FirstEnergy Corp. - Key Facts 6
FirstEnergy Corp. - Key Employees 7
FirstEnergy Corp. - Key Employee Biographies 8
FirstEnergy Corp. - Major Products and Services 9
FirstEnergy Corp., Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (Power Generation), 2010 10
FirstEnergy Corp. - Key Operational Summary 11
FirstEnergy Corp. - History 12
FirstEnergy Corp. - Company Statement 18
FirstEnergy Corp. - Locations And Subsidiaries 21
Head Office 21
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 21
Section 2 - Company Analysis 23
FirstEnergy Corp. - Business Description 23
FirstEnergy Corp. - Corporate Strategy 24
FirstEnergy Corp. - SWOT Analysis 25
SWOT Analysis - Overview 25
FirstEnergy Corp. - Strengths 25
Strength - Research and Development Activities 25
Strength - Operational Structure 25
Strength - Vertically Integrated Business 25
Strength - Business Performance: Regulated Distribution 25
FirstEnergy Corp. - Weaknesses 27
Weakness - Declining CES Segment Performance 27
Weakness - Net Working Capital Deficit 27
FirstEnergy Corp. - Opportunities 28
Opportunity - Capital Intensive Initiatives 28
Opportunity - Increasing Demand for Electricity: the US 28
Opportunity - Growth in Demand for Wind Energy: the US 28
FirstEnergy Corp. - Threats 29
Threat - Operational Issues 29
Threat - Volatility in Electricity Prices 29
Threat - Stringent Regulatory Environment 29
FirstEnergy Corp. - Key Competitors 30
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 31
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 31
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 32
Performance Chart 33
Financial Performance 33
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 34
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 35
Section 4 - Company's Power Financial Deals and Alliances 36
FirstEnergy Corp., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36
FirstEnergy Corp., Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37
FirstEnergy Corp., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 38
FirstEnergy Corp., Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 39
FirstEnergy Corp., Recent Deals Summary 40
Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 41
Feb 23, 2016: FirstEnergy Adds $15 Million to FirstEnergy Foundation 41
Feb 16, 2016: FirstEnergy Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Results 42
Feb 16, 2016: FirstEnergy's Pennsylvania Utilities Receive Approval for Infrastructure Improvement Plans 44
Feb 11, 2016: FirstEnergy halts Perry nuclear power plant for repair works 45
Feb 08, 2016: FirstEnergy Launches Environmental Campaign Focused on a Cleaner Energy Future 46
Feb 02, 2016: FirstEnergy Generation Fleet Achieves Reliable Operating Record in 2015 48
Feb 02, 2016: FirstEnergy Invested $131 Million in the Penn Power Service Area in 2015 to Enhance Electric System 49
Feb 02, 2016: FirstEnergy Invested $95 Million in 2015 in Met-Ed Service Area to Help Enhance Electric System 50
Feb 01, 2016: FirstEnergy's Unit 1 at Davis-Besse nuclear power plant shuts down automatically 51
Feb 01, 2016: FirstEnergy Invested $257 Million in The Illuminating Company Service Area in 2015 to Enhance Electric System 52
Section 6 - Appendix 53
Methodology 53
Ratio Definitions 53
About GlobalData 57
Contact Us 57
Disclaimer 57

List of Tables
FirstEnergy Corp., Key Facts 6
FirstEnergy Corp., Key Employees 7
FirstEnergy Corp., Key Employee Biographies 8
FirstEnergy Corp., Major Products and Services 9
FirstEnergy Corp., Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10
FirstEnergy Corp., Key Operational Summary, 2011 11
FirstEnergy Corp., History 12
FirstEnergy Corp., Subsidiaries 21
FirstEnergy Corp., Key Competitors 30
FirstEnergy Corp., Ratios based on current share price 31
FirstEnergy Corp., Annual Ratios 32
FirstEnergy Corp., Interim Ratios 34
FirstEnergy Corp., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36
FirstEnergy Corp., Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37
FirstEnergy Corp., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 38
FirstEnergy Corp., Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 39
FirstEnergy Corp., Recent Deals Summary 40
Currency Codes 53
Units 53
Capital Market Ratios 53
Equity Ratios 54
Profitability Ratios 54
Cost Ratios 55
Liquidity Ratios 55
Leverage Ratios 56
Efficiency Ratios 56

List of Figures
FirstEnergy Corp., Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10
FirstEnergy Corp., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 33
FirstEnergy Corp., Ratio Charts 35
FirstEnergy Corp., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36
FirstEnergy Corp., Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37
FirstEnergy Corp., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 38
FirstEnergy Corp., Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 39

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