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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.59
AREX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. AREX: 0.59 )
AREX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 0.81
Current: 0.59

0.37
0.81
Interest Coverage 3.10
AREX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
65% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.96 vs. AREX: 3.10 )
AREX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 9999.99
Current: 3.1

1.34
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.32
M-Score: -2.77
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 28.42
AREX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.41 vs. AREX: 28.42 )
AREX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -22.11   Max: 62.35
Current: 28.42

-22.11
62.35
Net-margin (%) 30.05
AREX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. AREX: 30.05 )
AREX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.86   Max: 45.43
Current: 30.05

-12.86
45.43
ROE (%) 10.41
AREX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1033 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.57 vs. AREX: 10.41 )
AREX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -18.52   Max: 60.76
Current: 10.41

-18.52
60.76
ROA (%) 6.36
AREX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1064 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.64 vs. AREX: 6.36 )
AREX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -17.99   Max: 22.24
Current: 6.36

-17.99
22.24
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.42
AREX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. AREX: 6.42 )
AREX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.96   Max: 60.75
Current: 6.42

-2.96
60.75
Revenue Growth (%) 21.50
AREX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. AREX: 21.50 )
AREX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 23.6
Current: 21.5

0
23.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 48.20
AREX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. AREX: 48.20 )
AREX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 48.2
Current: 48.2

0
48.2
EPS Growth (%) 75.90
AREX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. AREX: 75.90 )
AREX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -39.3   Max: 75.9
Current: 75.9

-39.3
75.9
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

AREX Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 16,700 sh (+39.17%)
David Swensen 69,217 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 263,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2013

AREX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 14,879 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 27,576 sh (New)
David Swensen 69,217 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Chuck Royce 12,000 sh (-28.14%)
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Q1 2014

AREX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 16,500 sh (+10.89%)
Chuck Royce 12,000 sh (unchged)
David Swensen Sold Out
Steven Cohen 13,512 sh (-51%)
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Q2 2014

AREX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

RS Investment Management 1,629,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 685,835 sh (+5615.29%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AREX

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0015%$16.73 - $28.27 $ 15.3-28%0
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $19.62 - $32.2 $ 15.3-40%0
Mario Gabelli 2011-06-30 Reduce -44.24%$19.62 - $32.2 $ 15.3-40%9200
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 8.20
AREX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AREX: 8.20 )
AREX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.54   Max: 279.8
Current: 8.2

4.54
279.8
P/B 0.80
AREX's P/B is ranked higher than
90% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. AREX: 0.80 )
AREX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 2.75
Current: 0.8

0.43
2.75
P/S 2.50
AREX's P/S is ranked higher than
87% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. AREX: 2.50 )
AREX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 12.54
Current: 2.5

1.36
12.54
EV-to-EBIT 13.12
AREX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 260.35 vs. AREX: 13.12 )
AREX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6   Max: 1168.2
Current: 13.12

6
1168.2
PEG 0.19
AREX's PEG is ranked higher than
99% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AREX: 0.19 )
AREX' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 61.01
Current: 0.19

0.23
61.01
Shiller P/E 24.40
AREX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AREX: 24.40 )
AREX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.84   Max: 100.26
Current: 24.4

9.84
100.26
Current Ratio 0.31
AREX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. AREX: 0.31 )
AREX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 1.93
Current: 0.31

0.19
1.93
Quick Ratio 0.31
AREX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. AREX: 0.31 )
AREX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 1.93
Current: 0.31

0.19
1.93

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.82
AREX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
92% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. AREX: 0.82 )
AREX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 2.85
Current: 0.82

0.57
2.85
Price/Median PS Value 0.48
AREX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. AREX: 0.48 )
AREX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 2.4
Current: 0.48

0.35
2.4
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.33
AREX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
100% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AREX: 0.33 )
AREX' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 35.61
Current: 0.33

0.45
35.61
Price/Graham Number 0.55
AREX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
97% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AREX: 0.55 )
AREX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 4.75
Current: 0.55

0.39
4.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.60
AREX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
83% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. AREX: 7.60 )
AREX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 16.7
Current: 7.6

0.1
16.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 19.05
AREX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
95% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -11.15 vs. AREX: 19.05 )
AREX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -82.5   Max: 22.4
Current: 19.05

-82.5
22.4

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