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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
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.55
BIREF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. BIREF: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BIREF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.61 Max: 1
Current: 0.55
0.15
1
Interest Coverage 9.27
BIREF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
61% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 23.27 vs. BIREF: 9.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BIREF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.88  Med: 3.84 Max: 799
Current: 9.27
0.88
799
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.13
WACC vs ROIC
17.41%
2.90%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 23.02
BIREF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -14.83 vs. BIREF: 23.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BIREF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2428.57  Med: 21.93 Max: 48.45
Current: 23.02
-2428.57
48.45
Net-margin (%) 10.19
BIREF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -19.13 vs. BIREF: 10.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BIREF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -117.99  Med: 8.66 Max: 15180.95
Current: 10.19
-117.99
15180.95
ROE (%) 3.46
BIREF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.85 vs. BIREF: 3.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BIREF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -94.23  Med: 2.80 Max: 152.46
Current: 3.46
-94.23
152.46
ROA (%) 2.02
BIREF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -6.15 vs. BIREF: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BIREF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -33.29  Med: 2.02 Max: 92.3
Current: 2.02
-33.29
92.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.49
BIREF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -8.63 vs. BIREF: 4.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BIREF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -94.54  Med: 6.90 Max: 697.16
Current: 4.49
-94.54
697.16
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.70
BIREF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. BIREF: 15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BIREF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 11.20 Max: 160.4
Current: 15.7
0
160.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 25.00
BIREF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. BIREF: 25.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BIREF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.1  Med: 20.70 Max: 187.1
Current: 25
-12.1
187.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 42.40
BIREF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. BIREF: 42.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BIREF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -43.3  Med: 42.40 Max: 119
Current: 42.4
-43.3
119
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Preferred stocks of Birchcliff Energy Ltd

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
BIR.PR.A.Canada22.042.27
BIR.PR.C.Canada23.001.907% Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -C-

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 27.46
BIREF's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
72% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.40 vs. BIREF: 27.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BIREF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.87  Med: 43.85 Max: 731.54
Current: 27.46
8.87
731.54
Forward P/E 16.56
BIREF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
64% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 23.47 vs. BIREF: 16.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 27.50
BIREF's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
73% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.50 vs. BIREF: 27.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BIREF' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.88  Med: 43.26 Max: 951
Current: 27.5
8.88
951
P/B 0.96
BIREF's P/B is ranked lower than
59% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. BIREF: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BIREF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.52 Max: 5.11
Current: 0.96
0.76
5.11
P/S 2.68
BIREF's P/S is ranked lower than
66% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. BIREF: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BIREF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.54  Med: 4.23 Max: 258
Current: 2.68
1.54
258
POCF 4.64
BIREF's POCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. BIREF: 4.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BIREF' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.11  Med: 8.13 Max: 24.85
Current: 4.64
3.11
24.85
EV-to-EBIT 19.36
BIREF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
72% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 10.95 vs. BIREF: 19.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BIREF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1085.9  Med: 19.55 Max: 362.2
Current: 19.36
-1085.9
362.2
PEG 1.07
BIREF's PEG is ranked lower than
60% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. BIREF: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BIREF' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 12.86 Max: 154.15
Current: 1.07
0.38
154.15
Shiller P/E 22.05
BIREF's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.62 vs. BIREF: 22.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BIREF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 17.6  Med: 118.75 Max: 737.5
Current: 22.05
17.6
737.5
Current Ratio 0.52
BIREF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. BIREF: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BIREF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.64 Max: 215.4
Current: 0.52
0.13
215.4
Quick Ratio 0.52
BIREF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BIREF: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BIREF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.64 Max: 182.9
Current: 0.52
0.13
182.9
Days Sales Outstanding 28.32
BIREF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 41.02 vs. BIREF: 28.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BIREF' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 8.85  Med: 52.28 Max: 677.86
Current: 28.32
8.85
677.86

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.91
BIREF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
55% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. BIREF: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BIREF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.97 Max: 52.5
Current: 0.91
0.97
52.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.58
BIREF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. BIREF: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BIREF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.15 Max: 60
Current: 0.58
0.51
60
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.59
BIREF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
66% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. BIREF: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
BIREF' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.38 Max: 35.08
Current: 0.59
0.45
35.08
Price/Graham Number 0.68
BIREF's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
59% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. BIREF: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BIREF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 2.06 Max: 104.17
Current: 0.68
0.71
104.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.21
BIREF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -6.60 vs. BIREF: 5.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BIREF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 3.50 Max: 11.8
Current: 5.21
0.3
11.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.50
BIREF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -11.15 vs. BIREF: 5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BIREF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -64.8  Med: -11.45 Max: 16.1
Current: 5.5
-64.8
16.1

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
EPS($) 0.03 0.30 0.21
EPS without NRI($) 0.03 0.30 0.21

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
Compare:OJSCY, APC, APA, HRTPY, SGTZY » details
Traded in other countries:BIR.PR.A.Canada, BIR.Canada, BIR.PR.C.Canada, 39B.Germany,
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.

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