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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.

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Financial Strength : 4/10

Interest Coverage 5.32
ATHL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
74% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 119.20 vs. ATHL: 5.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ATHL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 5.32
Current: 5.32
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Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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Guru Trades

ATHL Guru Trades in

Q2 2014

ATHL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

RS Investment Management 674,041 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,771 sh (+17.31%)
Ron Baron 339,518 sh (+1.46%)
Jim Simons 218,000 sh (+1.02%)
Steven Cohen 168,800 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

ATHL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 247,036 sh (New)
John Paulson 5,800,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 22,644 sh (+4.01%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ron Baron 292,476 sh (-13.86%)
RS Investment Management 538,971 sh (-20.04%)
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Q4 2014

ATHL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
John Paulson Sold Out
Ron Baron Sold Out
» More
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
Traded in other countries:28A.Germany,

Athlon Energy Inc was founded in August 2010 and formed on April 1, 2013 as a Delaware corporation. The Company is an independent exploration and production company engaged in the acquisition, development, and exploitation of unconventional oil and liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin. The Permian Basin spans portions of Texas and New Mexico and is composed of three primary sub-basins: the Delaware Basin, the Central Basin Platform, and the Midland Basin. All of the properties are located in the Midland Basin. The Company's drilling activity is primarily engaged in the low-risk vertical development of stacked pay zones, including the Clearfork, Spraberry, Wolfcamp, Cline, Strawn, Atoka, and Mississippian formations, referred to as the Wolfberry play, and horizontal development of the Wolfcamp. As of December 31, 2013, it had identified 2,232 gross vertical drilling locations on 40-acre spacing and an additional 2,616 gross vertical drilling locations on 20-acre spacing. Only 659 gross of these potential vertical drilling locations were booked as proved undeveloped reserves. As of December 31, 2013, it had also identified 1,065 gross horizontal drilling locations targeting Wolfcamp A, Wolfcamp B, Wolfcamp C, and Cline intervals, which comprise 327 gross, 362 gross, 136 gross, and 240 gross locations, respectively. Its acreage position was 127,840 gross acres at December 31, 2013. As of December 31, 2013, it had 127.3 MMBOE of proved reserves, comprised of 71.2 MMBbls of oil, 30.7 MMBbls of NGLs, and 152.2 Bcf of natural gas. The Company's facilities located at well locations include field gathering systems, storage tank batteries, saltwater disposal systems, oil/gas/water separation equipment, and pumping units. It owns 10 saltwater disposal systems with over 45,700 barrels of water per day capacity and access to over 144 fresh water supply wells throughout its acreage.



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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $499.3
EPS (TTM) $ 1.31
Short Percentage of Float3.41%
52-Week Range $26.97 - 58.47
Shares Outstanding (Mil)97.32

Analyst Estimate

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Dec14 Dec15 Dec16
Revenue (Mil $) 611 1,006 1,383
EPS ($) 1.37 2.50 3.58
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.37 2.50 3.58
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