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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

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industry
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history
Equity to Asset 0.43
ATHL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. ATHL: 0.43 )
ATHL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 0.49
Current: 0.43

0.29
0.49
Interest Coverage 3.17
ATHL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 14.93 vs. ATHL: 3.17 )
ATHL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 6.52
Current: 3.17

0.78
6.52
Z-Score: 2.36
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 48.22
ATHL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.65 vs. ATHL: 48.22 )
ATHL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.46   Max: 41.3
Current: 48.22

3.46
41.3
Net-margin (%) 24.31
ATHL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. ATHL: 24.31 )
ATHL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.72   Max: 33.74
Current: 24.31

-1.72
33.74
ROE (%) 13.72
ATHL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1135 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. ATHL: 13.72 )
ATHL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 11.27   Max: 14.17
Current: 13.72

11.27
14.17
ROA (%) 6.07
ATHL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1179 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.17 vs. ATHL: 6.07 )
ATHL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 5.35   Max: 7.5
Current: 6.07

5.35
7.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 13.46
ATHL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. ATHL: 13.46 )
ATHL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 11.75   Max: 16.13
Current: 13.46

11.75
16.13
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

ATHL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 138,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 30,912 sh (+202.2%)
Ron Baron 333,618 sh (+3.38%)
John Burbank Sold Out
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Q1 2014

ATHL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 18,559 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 313,035 sh (+912.66%)
Jim Simons 215,801 sh (+55.81%)
Ron Baron 334,618 sh (+0.3%)
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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%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ron Baron 292,476 sh (-13.86%)
RS Investment Management 538,971 sh (-20.04%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ATHL

(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
John Paulson 2014-09-30 New Buy1.4%$41.34 - $58.32 $ 58.427%5800000
Mario Gabelli 2014-09-30 New Buy0.08%$41.34 - $58.32 $ 58.427%247036
John Burbank 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$27.78 - $33.91 $ 58.484%0
T Boone Pickens 2013-09-30 New Buy8.2%$26.38 - $33.8 $ 58.4101%150000
Ron Baron 2013-09-30 New Buy0.05%$26.38 - $33.8 $ 58.4101%322718
John Burbank 2013-09-30 New Buy0.03%$26.38 - $33.8 $ 58.4101%31950
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 44.50
ATHL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ATHL: 44.50 )
ATHL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 34.08   Max: 84
Current: 44.5

34.08
84
P/B 4.30
ATHL's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. ATHL: 4.30 )
ATHL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.31   Max: 5.49
Current: 4.3

3.31
5.49
P/S 10.50
ATHL's P/S is ranked higher than
69% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. ATHL: 10.50 )
ATHL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 6.97   Max: 10.54
Current: 10.5

6.97
10.54
EV-to-EBIT 29.36
ATHL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
81% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 57.86 vs. ATHL: 29.36 )
ATHL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 23.4   Max: 45.1
Current: 29.36

23.4
45.1
Current Ratio 0.56
ATHL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. ATHL: 0.56 )
ATHL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.8
Current: 0.56

0.47
1.8
Quick Ratio 0.55
ATHL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. ATHL: 0.55 )
ATHL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.79
Current: 0.55

0.46
1.79

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 4.30
ATHL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. ATHL: 4.30 )
ATHL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 4.48
Current: 4.3

3.7
4.48
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
ATHL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. ATHL: 1.20 )
ATHL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 1.17
Current: 1.2

0.85
1.17
Price/Graham Number 3.00
ATHL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
83% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ATHL: 3.00 )
ATHL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.69   Max: 3.77
Current: 3

2.69
3.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.40
ATHL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. ATHL: 3.40 )
ATHL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 4.3
Current: 3.4

2.2
4.3

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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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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