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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.55
AREX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. AREX: 0.55 )
AREX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 0.81
Current: 0.55

0.37
0.81
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.84
M-Score: -3.13
WACC vs ROIC
8.03%
4.15%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 25.98
AREX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.86 vs. AREX: 25.98 )
AREX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -22.11   Max: 62.35
Current: 25.98

-22.11
62.35
Net-margin (%) 21.73
AREX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. AREX: 21.73 )
AREX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.86   Max: 45.43
Current: 21.73

-12.86
45.43
ROE (%) 7.66
AREX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.29 vs. AREX: 7.66 )
AREX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -18.52   Max: 60.76
Current: 7.66

-18.52
60.76
ROA (%) 4.49
AREX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1125 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.09 vs. AREX: 4.49 )
AREX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -17.99   Max: 22.24
Current: 4.49

-17.99
22.24
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.64
AREX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. AREX: 5.64 )
AREX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.96   Max: 60.75
Current: 5.64

-2.96
60.75
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 20.80
AREX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. AREX: 20.80 )
AREX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 23.6
Current: 20.8

0
23.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 40.20
AREX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. AREX: 40.20 )
AREX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 40.2
Current: 40.2

0
40.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 78.40
AREX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. AREX: 78.40 )
AREX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -39.3   Max: 78.4
Current: 78.4

-39.3
78.4
» AREX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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 (-51.00%)
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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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Q3 2014

AREX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 24,100 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 2,757,456 sh (+69.27%)
Chuck Royce 904,335 sh (+31.86%)
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Q4 2014

AREX Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 65,363 sh (+171.22%)
RS Investment Management 3,507,615 sh (+27.20%)
RS Investment Management 3,507,615 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 892,835 sh (-1.27%)
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Latest Guru Trades with AREX

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



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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 4.90
AREX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AREX: 4.90 )
AREX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.61   Max: 279.8
Current: 4.9

3.61
279.8
Forward P/E 21.01
AREX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AREX: 21.01 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 4.90
AREX's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AREX: 4.90 )
AREX' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.61   Max: 274.2
Current: 4.9

3.61
274.2
P/B 0.36
AREX's P/B is ranked higher than
93% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. AREX: 0.36 )
AREX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.75
Current: 0.36

0.27
2.75
P/S 1.07
AREX's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. AREX: 1.07 )
AREX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 12.54
Current: 1.07

0.79
12.54
POCF 1.54
AREX's POCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 7.91 vs. AREX: 1.54 )
AREX' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 16.83
Current: 1.54

1.13
16.83
EV-to-EBIT 10.20
AREX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
88% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 164.71 vs. AREX: 10.20 )
AREX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -120.6   Max: 1168.2
Current: 10.2

-120.6
1168.2
PEG 0.15
AREX's PEG is ranked higher than
99% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AREX: 0.15 )
AREX' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 61.01
Current: 0.15

0.12
61.01
Shiller P/E 10.98
AREX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AREX: 10.98 )
AREX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.06   Max: 100.26
Current: 10.98

8.06
100.26
Current Ratio 0.57
AREX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. AREX: 0.57 )
AREX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.41
Current: 0.57

0.26
1.41
Quick Ratio 0.57
AREX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. AREX: 0.57 )
AREX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.41
Current: 0.57

0.26
1.41
Days Sales Outstanding 27.91
AREX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 59.01 vs. AREX: 27.91 )
AREX' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 27.91   Max: 101.29
Current: 27.91

27.91
101.29

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.36
AREX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
95% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. AREX: 0.36 )
AREX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 2.84
Current: 0.36

0.57
2.84
Price/Median PS Value 0.24
AREX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. AREX: 0.24 )
AREX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 1.99
Current: 0.24

0.22
1.99
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.20
AREX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AREX: 0.20 )
AREX' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 1.11
Current: 0.2

0.18
1.11
Price/Graham Number 0.29
AREX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
98% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AREX: 0.29 )
AREX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 3.53
Current: 0.29

0.26
3.53
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.80
AREX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. AREX: 9.80 )
AREX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 16.7
Current: 9.8

0.1
16.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -39.86
AREX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
68% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. AREX: -39.86 )
AREX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -65   Max: 7.6
Current: -39.86

-65
7.6

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Approach Resources, Inc., was incorporated in September 2002. The Company is an independent energy company focused on the exploration, development, production and acquisition of unconventional oil and gas reserves in the Midland Basin of the greater Permian Basin in West Texas. In West Texas, Company leased approximately 146,000 net acres as of December 31, 2013. The Company is currently developing resource potential from the Wolfcamp shale oil formation, and also includes drilling targets of Clearfork, Canyon Sands, Strawn and Ellenburger zones. It faces competition from companies that have greater resources and companies that explore for, produce and market oil and gas, carry on refining operations and market the end products on a worldwide basis. It also faces competition from alternative fuel sources, including coal, heating oil, imported LNG, nuclear and other nonrenewable fuel sources, and renewable fuel sources such as wind, solar, geothermal, hydropower and biomass. The Company is subject to extensive federal, state and local laws and regulations governing environmental protection as well as discharge of materials into the environment.
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