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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 0.52
BIREF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
52% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. BIREF: 0.52 )
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: 0.52
0.15
1
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.61
WACC vs ROIC
16.81%
-1.23%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 0.18
BIREF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -75.59 vs. BIREF: 0.18 )
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: 0.18
-11.49
37.83
Net-margin (%) -15.19
BIREF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -92.22 vs. BIREF: -15.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BIREF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.1  Med: 8.66 Max: 24.14
Current: -15.19
-16.1
24.14
ROE (%) -3.93
BIREF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -22.27 vs. BIREF: -3.93 )
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: -3.93
-4.85
10.92
ROA (%) -1.96
BIREF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -16.59 vs. BIREF: -1.96 )
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: -1.96
-2.94
6.52
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.52
BIREF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -26.87 vs. BIREF: -0.52 )
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: -0.52
-2.34
10.23
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.30
BIREF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -10.10 vs. BIREF: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BIREF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76  Med: 12.05 Max: 842.2
Current: 4.3
-76
842.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.70
BIREF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.70 vs. BIREF: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BIREF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 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.Canada24.358.33
BIR.PR.C.Canada25.007.007% 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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Forward P/E 32.68
BIREF's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 29.59 vs. BIREF: 32.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 2.20
BIREF's P/B is ranked lower than
72% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. BIREF: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BIREF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.48 Max: 1615
Current: 2.2
0.47
1615
P/S 4.97
BIREF's P/S is ranked lower than
67% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. BIREF: 4.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BIREF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.54  Med: 3.84 Max: 9.58
Current: 4.97
1.54
9.58
POCF 11.41
BIREF's POCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. BIREF: 11.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BIREF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 7.52 Max: 25.14
Current: 11.41
3.1
25.14
EV-to-EBITDA 24.19
BIREF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
81% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. BIREF: 24.19 )
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: 24.19
Current: 24.19
4.3
24.19
Shiller P/E 68.74
BIREF's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
88% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BIREF: 68.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BIREF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.73  Med: 86 Max: 347
Current: 68.74
21.73
347
Current Ratio 0.83
BIREF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. BIREF: 0.83 )
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: 0.83
0.13
215.4
Quick Ratio 0.83
BIREF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. BIREF: 0.83 )
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: 0.83
0.13
182.9
Days Sales Outstanding 33.03
BIREF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 44.85 vs. BIREF: 33.03 )
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: 33.03
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
70% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -8.20 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/Tangible Book 2.19
BIREF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
68% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. BIREF: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BIREF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.94 Max: 1562.5
Current: 2.19
0.58
1562.5
Price/Median PS Value 1.29
BIREF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. BIREF: 1.29 )
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: 1.17 Max: 270
Current: 1.29
0.51
270
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -0.31
BIREF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -13.70 vs. BIREF: -0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BIREF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.31  Med: 3.3 Max: 11.6
Current: -0.31
-0.31
11.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -3.10
BIREF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.43 vs. BIREF: -3.10 )
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: -11.1 Max: 15.5
Current: -3.1
-64.8
15.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $197.2
EPS (TTM) $ -0.23
Beta0.76
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $1.97 - 7.33
Shares Outstanding (Mil)262.87

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 268 510 563
EPS ($) -0.13 0.22 0.36 0.51
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.13 0.22 0.36 0.51
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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