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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Equity-to-Asset 0.64
BIREF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. BIREF: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
BIREF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.59 Max: 1
Current: 0.64
0.15
1
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.36
WACC vs ROIC
17.03%
-1.03%
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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history
Operating Margin % -2.15
BIREF's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
78% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -53.60 vs. BIREF: -2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
BIREF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.49  Med: 18.74 Max: 37.83
Current: -2.15
-11.49
37.83
Net Margin % -16.41
BIREF's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
71% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -62.24 vs. BIREF: -16.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
BIREF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.41  Med: 8.66 Max: 24.14
Current: -16.41
-16.41
24.14
ROE % -4.00
BIREF's ROE % is ranked higher than
72% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -18.49 vs. BIREF: -4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
BIREF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.85  Med: 3.63 Max: 10.92
Current: -4
-4.85
10.92
ROA % -2.11
BIREF's ROA % is ranked higher than
77% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.56 vs. BIREF: -2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BIREF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.94  Med: 2.02 Max: 6.52
Current: -2.11
-2.94
6.52
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -0.77
BIREF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
80% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -20.50 vs. BIREF: -0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BIREF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.34  Med: 4.65 Max: 10.23
Current: -0.77
-2.34
10.23
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 4.30
BIREF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -13.60 vs. BIREF: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
BIREF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76  Med: 12.05 Max: 842.2
Current: 4.3
-76
842.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 6.70
BIREF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.20 vs. BIREF: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
BIREF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.4  Med: 20 Max: 187.5
Current: 6.7
-12.4
187.5
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Preferred stocks of Birchcliff Energy Ltd

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
BIR.PR.A.Canada25.877.79Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -A
BIR.PR.C.Canada25.556.857% Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -C-

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P    NAICS: 211111    SIC: 711
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Traded in other countries:BIR.Canada, 39B.Germany,
Birchcliff Energy Ltd is an intermediate oil and gas company. It is engaged in the exploration, development, production and acquisition of petroleum and natural gas reserves in Western Canada.

Birchcliff Energy Ltd was incorporated on January 18, 2005 under the Alberta Business Corporation Act. The Company is engaged in the exploration for and the development, production and acquisition of petroleum and natural gas reserves in Western Canada. It is an intermediate oil and gas company that explores for, develops and produces natural gas, light oil and natural gas liquids. The operations of Company are focused in the Peace River Arch of Alberta. The Company complies with environmental regulatory requirements.

Ratios

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Forward PE Ratio 18.59
BIREF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 23.98 vs. BIREF: 18.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.10
BIREF's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BIREF: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BIREF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.43 Max: 3.39
Current: 1.1
0.47
3.39
PS Ratio 4.38
BIREF's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. BIREF: 4.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BIREF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.54  Med: 3.84 Max: 8.13
Current: 4.38
1.54
8.13
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.33
BIREF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
70% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 8.16 vs. BIREF: 12.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
BIREF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 7.52 Max: 20.84
Current: 12.33
3.1
20.84
EV-to-EBITDA 20.16
BIREF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
74% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 vs. BIREF: 20.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BIREF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 9.6 Max: 23.8
Current: 20.16
4.3
23.8
Shiller PE Ratio 56.27
BIREF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 16.75 vs. BIREF: 56.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
BIREF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.73  Med: 72.96 Max: 307.4
Current: 56.27
21.73
307.4
Current Ratio 1.62
BIREF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. BIREF: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BIREF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.64 Max: 215.4
Current: 1.62
0.13
215.4
Quick Ratio 1.62
BIREF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. BIREF: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BIREF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.64 Max: 182.9
Current: 1.62
0.13
182.9
Days Sales Outstanding 71.75
BIREF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
69% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 50.54 vs. BIREF: 71.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BIREF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.92  Med: 48.2 Max: 75.39
Current: 71.75
26.92
75.39

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.50
BIREF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.30 vs. BIREF: -2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BIREF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -101.2  Med: -8.05 Max: -0.5
Current: -2.5
-101.2
-0.5

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.10
BIREF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. BIREF: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
BIREF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.93 Max: 1562.5
Current: 1.1
0.58
1562.5
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.14
BIREF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. BIREF: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BIREF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.17 Max: 270
Current: 1.14
0.51
270
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -0.61
BIREF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
75% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -8.70 vs. BIREF: -0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BIREF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.61  Med: 3.4 Max: 11.6
Current: -0.61
-0.61
11.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -18.08
BIREF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
54% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -16.28 vs. BIREF: -18.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
BIREF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.8  Med: -11.7 Max: 15.5
Current: -18.08
-64.8
15.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $210.3
EPS (TTM) $ -0.25
Beta1.06
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $3.14 - 8.01
Shares Outstanding (Mil)263.07

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 512 644
EPS ($) 0.28 0.47 0.21
EPS without NRI ($) 0.28 0.47 0.21
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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