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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.37
BPZ's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. BPZ: 0.37 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.37

Equity to Asset 0.24
BPZ's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. BPZ: 0.24 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 0.91
Current: 0.24

0.24
0.91
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -1.98
M-Score: -3.54
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 : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) -50.55
BPZ's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.92 vs. BPZ: -50.55 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -927.28   Max: -8.02
Current: -50.55

-927.28
-8.02
Net-margin (%) -79.04
BPZ's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. BPZ: -79.04 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -872.77   Max: 49.44
Current: -79.04

-872.77
49.44
ROE (%) -47.80
BPZ's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1143 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. BPZ: -47.80 )
BPZ' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -911.11   Max: 32.82
Current: -47.8

-911.11
32.82
ROA (%) -15.35
BPZ's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.17 vs. BPZ: -15.35 )
BPZ' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -447.68   Max: 21.21
Current: -15.35

-447.68
21.21
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -17.94
BPZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. BPZ: -17.94 )
BPZ' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -309200   Max: -3.08
Current: -17.94

-309200
-3.08
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -22.90
BPZ's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. BPZ: -22.90 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 217.5
Current: -22.9

0
217.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -9.60
BPZ's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. BPZ: -9.60 )
BPZ' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -81.4   Max: 203.7
Current: -9.6

-81.4
203.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -1.30
BPZ's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. BPZ: -1.30 )
BPZ' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -80.7   Max: 207.2
Current: -1.3

-80.7
207.2
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

BPZ Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 34,900 sh (+156.41%)
Jim Simons 512,680 sh (+22.33%)
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Q1 2014

BPZ Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jeremy Grantham 1,684,177 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,430,104 sh (+178.95%)
Steven Cohen 21,373 sh (-38.76%)
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Q2 2014

BPZ Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jeremy Grantham 1,824,877 sh (+8.35%)
Jim Simons 898,073 sh (-37.2%)
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Q3 2014

BPZ Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 11,907 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 2,333,268 sh (+27.86%)
Jim Simons 257,080 sh (-71.37%)
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Top Ranked Articles about BPZ Resources Inc

5-year lows: Alliance One International Inc, BPZ Resources Inc, MCG Capital Corporation, and Layne Christensen Co.
According to GuruFocus list of 5-year lows, these Guru stocks have reached their 5-year lows: Alliance One International Inc, BPZ Resources Inc, MCG Capital Corporation, and Layne Christensen Co. Read more...
Weekly Insider Sells Highlight: BPZ, IMS, TDG, GIS, UNP
According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the largest insider sells during the past week were BPZ Resources Inc., IMS Health Holdings Inc., TransDigm Group Inc., General Mills Inc. and Union Pacific Corp. Read more...

Ratios

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P/B 0.31
BPZ's P/B is ranked higher than
96% of the 1298 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. BPZ: 0.31 )
BPZ' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 15.28
Current: 0.31

0.28
15.28
P/S 0.34
BPZ's P/S is ranked higher than
97% of the 1298 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. BPZ: 0.34 )
BPZ' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 397
Current: 0.34

0.32
397
EV-to-EBIT -4.08
BPZ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
58% of the 1298 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 55.25 vs. BPZ: -4.08 )
BPZ' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -353.3   Max: 133.1
Current: -4.08

-353.3
133.1
Current Ratio 0.92
BPZ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. BPZ: 0.92 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 77.07
Current: 0.92

0.29
77.07
Quick Ratio 0.81
BPZ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. BPZ: 0.81 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 77.07
Current: 0.81

0.29
77.07

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.31
BPZ's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
97% of the 1298 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. BPZ: 0.31 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 37.08
Current: 0.31

0.43
37.08
Price/Median PS Value 0.04
BPZ's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1298 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. BPZ: 0.04 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 37.62
Current: 0.04

0.02
37.62
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -24.50
BPZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. BPZ: -24.50 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 0.9
Current: -24.5

0.8
0.9

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Traded in other countries:NA4.Germany,
BPZ Resources Inc is a Texas corporation, incorporated in 1993. The Company is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas in Peru and Ecuador. The Company is in the process of developing its Peruvian oil and gas reserves. It has completed the installation of the new CX-15 platform in the Corvina field to continue the development of the field and continued its drilling campaign there with completion of the CX-15-1D well. The customer of the Company is Peruvian national oil company, Petroleos del Peru - PETROPERU S.A.
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George Soros Sells Jun 09 2011 
BPZ Resources Inc (BPZ) President & CEO Pflucker Manuel Pablo Zuniga sells 20,000 Shares Mar 17 2011 
BPZ Resources Inc (BPZ) President & CEO Pflucker Manuel Pablo Zuniga sells 20,000 Shares Mar 11 2011 
Stocks That George Soros Keeps Selling: YHOO, BPZ, CVA, GBG, VOD Mar 10 2011 
BPZ Resources Inc (BPZ) Chairman Fernando J Zuniga-rivero sells 25,000 Shares Mar 08 2011 
BPZ Resources Inc (BPZ) President & CEO Pflucker Manuel Pablo Zuniga sells 20,000 Shares Feb 17 2011 
BPZ Resources Inc (BPZ) Chairman Fernando J Zuniga-rivero sells 25,000 Shares Feb 17 2011 

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