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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
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.53
BIREF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. BIREF: 0.53 )
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: 0.53
0.15
1
Interest Coverage 0.98
BIREF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
92% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 18.10 vs. BIREF: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BIREF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 3.84 Max: 21.58
Current: 0.98
0.88
21.58
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.89
M-Score: -3.71
WACC vs ROIC
12.53%
-1.32%
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 (%) 7.95
BIREF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -64.98 vs. BIREF: 7.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BIREF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.49  Med: 20.41 Max: 37.83
Current: 7.95
-11.49
37.83
Net-margin (%) -6.96
BIREF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -72.01 vs. BIREF: -6.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BIREF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.1  Med: 4.92 Max: 24.14
Current: -6.96
-16.1
24.14
ROE (%) -2.07
BIREF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -22.67 vs. BIREF: -2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BIREF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.85  Med: 2.29 Max: 11.31
Current: -2.07
-4.85
11.31
ROA (%) -1.03
BIREF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.82 vs. BIREF: -1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BIREF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.94  Med: 1.51 Max: 6.52
Current: -1.03
-2.94
6.52
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.19
BIREF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -22.13 vs. BIREF: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BIREF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.34  Med: 4.71 Max: 10.23
Current: 1.19
-2.34
10.23
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.60
BIREF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.50 vs. BIREF: 15.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BIREF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76  Med: 12.90 Max: 842.2
Current: 15.6
-76
842.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 24.80
BIREF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.50 vs. BIREF: 24.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BIREF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.4  Med: 22.60 Max: 223.8
Current: 24.8
-12.4
223.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 42.10
BIREF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. BIREF: 42.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BIREF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.5  Med: 50.00 Max: 121.3
Current: 42.1
-42.5
121.3
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Preferred stocks of Birchcliff Energy Ltd

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
BIR.PR.A.Canada22.402.23
BIR.PR.C.Canada23.751.847% Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -C-

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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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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industry
vs
history
P/B 1.02
BIREF's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BIREF: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BIREF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.45 Max: 1615
Current: 1.02
0.47
1615
P/S 3.56
BIREF's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. BIREF: 3.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BIREF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.54  Med: 3.77 Max: 9.58
Current: 3.56
1.54
9.58
POCF 8.18
BIREF's POCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. BIREF: 8.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BIREF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 7.37 Max: 25.14
Current: 8.18
3.1
25.14
EV-to-EBIT 73.98
BIREF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
90% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.36 vs. BIREF: 73.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BIREF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1301  Med: 30.20 Max: 3196.8
Current: 73.98
-1301
3196.8
EV-to-EBITDA 10.52
BIREF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
52% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BIREF: 10.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BIREF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 9.80 Max: 22
Current: 10.52
4.3
22
Shiller P/E 46.95
BIREF's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
84% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.36 vs. BIREF: 46.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BIREF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.38  Med: 84.00 Max: 436
Current: 46.95
20.38
436
Current Ratio 0.34
BIREF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. BIREF: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BIREF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.63 Max: 215.4
Current: 0.34
0.13
215.4
Quick Ratio 0.34
BIREF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. BIREF: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BIREF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.63 Max: 182.9
Current: 0.34
0.13
182.9
Days Sales Outstanding 24.08
BIREF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 39.16 vs. BIREF: 24.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BIREF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.92  Med: 52.98 Max: 88.22
Current: 24.08
26.92
88.22

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.00
BIREF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. BIREF: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BIREF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.99 Max: 1562.5
Current: 1
0.58
1562.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.93
BIREF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. BIREF: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BIREF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.22 Max: 270
Current: 0.93
0.51
270
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.32
BIREF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.50 vs. BIREF: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BIREF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 3.10 Max: 11.6
Current: 1.32
0.2
11.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -2.60
BIREF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -14.15 vs. BIREF: -2.60 )
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: -12.20 Max: 17.7
Current: -2.6
-64.8
17.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $227.3
EPS (TTM) $ -0.13
Beta0.52
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $1.97 - 5.83
Shares Outstanding (Mil)152.31

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 198 360 535
EPS ($) -0.21 0.12 0.32
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.21 0.12 0.32
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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