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Capital Power is a wholesale power generator that produces energy. It generates electricity from various energy sources, including natural and landfill gas, coal, wind, waste heat, solid fuels, and solar. The company owns natural gas, wind, and solid fuel facilities as well as has a number of generation facilities in development or construction.

TypePublic
Founded2009
HQEdmonton, CA
Websitecapitalpower.com
Employee Ratings3.1

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)825(+14%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)C$1.4 B(+22%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)C$30.4 (+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Capital Power

Brian Vaasjo

Brian Vaasjo

President and Chief Executive Officer
Darcy Trufyn

Darcy Trufyn

Senior Vice President Operations, Engineering and Construction
Doyle Beneby

Doyle Beneby

Director
Jill Gardiner

Jill Gardiner

Director
Randy Mah

Randy Mah

Director of Investor Relations
Donald Lowry

Donald Lowry

Board Chair
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Capital Power Office Locations

Capital Power has offices in Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto and Boston
Edmonton, CA (HQ)
10423 101 St NW
Calgary, CA
401 9 Ave SW #1200
Toronto, CA
65 Queen St W #410
Boston, US
155 Federal St #1200
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Capital Power Financials and Metrics

Capital Power Revenue

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Capital Power's revenue was reported to be C$1.39 b in FY, 2018 which is a 21.6% increase from the previous period.
CAD

Revenue (Q3, 2019)

517.0m

Gross profit (Q3, 2019)

391.0m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2019), %

75.6%

Net income (Q3, 2019)

(228.0m)

EBIT (Q3, 2019)

(251.0m)

Market capitalization (15-Oct-2020)

3.2b

Closing stock price (15-Oct-2020)

30.4

Cash (30-Sept-2019)

133.0m

EV

6.5b
Capital Power's current market capitalization is C$3.2 b.
Annual
CADFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

1.2b1.1b1.4b

Revenue growth, %

(6%)22%

Cost of goods sold

420.0m318.0m434.0m

Gross profit

794.0m828.0m960.0m
Quarterly
CADQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Revenue

338.0m201.0m346.0m307.0m363.0m389.0m397.0m366.0m517.0m

Cost of goods sold

131.0m33.0m115.0m64.0m63.0m173.0m67.0m28.0m126.0m

Gross profit

207.0m168.0m231.0m243.0m300.0m216.0m330.0m338.0m391.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

61%84%67%79%83%56%83%92%76%
Annual
CADFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

98.0m52.0m182.0m

Accounts Receivable

223.0m278.0m462.0m

Inventories

118.0m92.0m200.0m

Current Assets

554.0m542.0m921.0m
Annual
CADFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

102.0m134.0m267.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

216.0m271.0m300.0m

Inventories

5.0m4.0m(37.0m)

Accounts Payable

(7.0m)(14.0m)66.0m
Quarterly
CADQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Net Income

47.0m154.0m147.0m41.0m109.0m128.0m60.0m166.0m(62.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

60.0m125.0m199.0m75.0m149.0m223.0m98.0m220.0m355.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

99.0m177.0m297.0m143.0m252.0m317.0m286.0m400.0m519.0m

Purchases of PP&E

(85.0m)(148.0m)(176.0m)(40.0m)(106.0m)(241.0m)(51.0m)(330.0m)(523.0m)
CADFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

1.9m

Debt/Equity

0.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
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Capital Power Operating Metrics

Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Facilities

18 24 25 25 26 25

Electricity Generated, TWh

3.90 3.71 3.93 15.33 3.96 3.67 4.72 17.19 5.03 4.58 5.21 20.23 5.78 5.50 6.81

Electricity Generated, GWh (Alberta Commercial Facilities)

1.70 k1.88 k1.77 k6.85 k1.79 k1.68 k1.96 k7.37 k2.13 k1.91 k2.23 k8.50 k2.43 k2.19 k2.31 k

Electricity Generated, GWh (Alberta Contracted Facilities)

1.68 k1.35 k1.72 k6.47 k1.66 k1.40 k1.65 k6.44 k1.47 k1.40 k1.63 k6.23 k1.69 k1.25 k1.60
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Capital Power Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Decatur Power Holdings, LLCJune 13, 2017c$603 m
Element Power US, LLCDecember 08, 2014$121 m

Capital Power Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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Capital Power Revenue Breakdown

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Capital Power revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 83.7% from Canada and 16.3% from U.S.

Capital Power Online and Social Media Presence

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Capital Power News and Updates

Capital Power to release third quarter 2020 financial results and hold analyst conference call on November 2

EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Power Corporation (TSX: CPX) will release its third quarter 2020 results before the markets open on November 2, 2020. Management will host a conference call with analysts on the same day at 9:00 a.m. MT (11:00 a.m. ET) to discuss its thi…

Capital Power announces a 6.8% dividend increase for its common shares and declares dividends for its Preference shares

EDMONTON, Alberta, July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors for Capital Power Corporation (TSX: CPX) (Capital Power) declared a dividend of $0.5125 per share on the outstanding common shares for the quarter ending September 30, 2020. The dividend is payable on October 30, 2020 to s…

Capital Power reports solid second quarter 2020 results, announces a 6.8% dividend increase for its common shares, and the Strathmore Solar project

EDMONTON, Alberta, July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Power Corporation (TSX: CPX) today released financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020.

Capital Power Announces Date for Release of its Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results and Analyst Conference Call

EDMONTON, Alberta, July 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Power Corporation (TSX: CPX) will release its second quarter 2020 results before the markets open on July 30, 2020. Management will host a conference call with analysts on the same day at 9:00 a.m. MT (11:00 a.m. ET) to discuss its secon…

Capital Power reports solid first quarter 2020 results and reiterates its 2020 financial guidance

EDMONTON, Alberta, May 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Power Corporation (TSX: CPX) today released financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020.

Capital Power announces date for release of its first quarter 2020 financial results and analyst conference call

EDMONTON, Alberta, April 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Power Corporation (TSX: CPX) will release its first quarter 2020 results before the markets open on May 4, 2020. Management will host a conference call with analysts on the same day at 9:00 a.m. MT (11:00 a.m. ET) to discuss its first q…
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Capital Power Blogs

Excellence in Action: Delivering Responsible Energy for 2020

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Whitla Wind: Transforming Headwinds into Wind Energy Success

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Transforming our Energy Future with Slate of Alberta Investments

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Funding Disciplined Growth to Build Shareholder Value

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Creating the Power Company of Tomorrow

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Capital Power Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Capital Power founded?

    Capital Power was founded in 2009.

  • Who are Capital Power key executives?

    Capital Power's key executives are Brian Vaasjo, Darcy Trufyn and Doyle Beneby.

  • How many employees does Capital Power have?

    Capital Power has 825 employees.

  • What is Capital Power revenue?

    Latest Capital Power annual revenue is C$1.4 b.

  • What is Capital Power revenue per employee?

    Latest Capital Power revenue per employee is C$1.7 m.

  • Who are Capital Power competitors?

    Competitors of Capital Power include Invenergy, AVANGRID and CPS Energy.

  • Where is Capital Power headquarters?

    Capital Power headquarters is located at 10423 101 St NW, Edmonton.

  • Where are Capital Power offices?

    Capital Power has offices in Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto and Boston.

  • How many offices does Capital Power have?

    Capital Power has 4 offices.