This type of accounting is required when a hedged position
is not measured at fair value with recognition of gains/losses in income in accordance with regular GAAP.
The taxpayer would then hold the hedged position
until a future tax year, and eventually cover it with the low-basis long position.
However, taking into account MCV's projected financial performance and sizable but declining hedged position
, Fitch cannot ignore the possibility of a voluntary bankruptcy.
In aggregate, Fitch views SMUD's liquidity as adequate, especially given its substantial hedged position
of natural gas over the next two years.
NYSE:APL) (the "Partnership") announces that the hedged position
on the Appalachian natural gas production it transports for Atlas America, Inc.
Nasdaq:ATLS) (the "Company") announces that it has increased its natural gas hedged position
While we are comfortable with our hedged position
on commodities through the first quarter of 1997, the Company will continue to monitor market conditions, particularly in the area of foreign exchange rates, to maximize unit distributions".
In addition, Fitch will be looking for a demonstrated ability to effectively manage commodity risk exposure especially in light of its increased price risk exposure for its Illinois assets as well as the need to manage LSP's hedged positions
In addition, the fund's use of hedging techniques may limit the opportunity for gain if hedged positions
appreciate in value.
Add to hedged positions
for years 2010 to 2012, and
The company's hedged positions
have saved customers approximately $20 million for November's supplies alone and are estimated to generate total savings of almost $140 million this winter versus the current market prices.
While MCV has hedged positions
for its natural gas volumes, this position declines over time, and continued higher natural gas prices would further erode the plant's cash reserves.