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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 0.22
BPZ's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. BPZ: 0.22 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.22

Equity to Asset 0.33
BPZ's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. BPZ: 0.33 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 0.91
Current: 0.33

0.28
0.91
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -1.08
M-Score: -2.77
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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -71.78
BPZ's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. BPZ: -71.78 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -927.28   Max: -8.02
Current: -71.78

-927.28
-8.02
Net-margin (%) -113.76
BPZ's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. BPZ: -113.76 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -872.77   Max: 49.44
Current: -113.76

-872.77
49.44
ROE (%) -41.98
BPZ's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.03 vs. BPZ: -41.98 )
BPZ' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1115.28   Max: 27
Current: -41.98

-1115.28
27
ROA (%) -14.19
BPZ's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.95 vs. BPZ: -14.19 )
BPZ' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -522.01   Max: 18.34
Current: -14.19

-522.01
18.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -15.69
BPZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.16 vs. BPZ: -15.69 )
BPZ' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -154600   Max: -2.96
Current: -15.69

-154600
-2.96
Revenue Growth (%) -22.90
BPZ's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.40 vs. BPZ: -22.90 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 217.5
Current: -22.9

0
217.5
EBITDA Growth (%) -9.60
BPZ's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 669 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. BPZ: -9.60 )
BPZ' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -81.4   Max: 203.7
Current: -9.6

-81.4
203.7
EPS Growth (%) -1.30
BPZ's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

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

-80.7
207.2
» BPZ's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

BPZ Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 32,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 473,458 sh (New)
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Q3 2013

BPZ Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 13,611 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 419,109 sh (-11.48%)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BPZ

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $3.02 - $5.4 $ 2.96-27%0
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Weekly Insider Sells Highlight: BPZ, IMS, TDG, GIS, UNP
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Ratios

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P/B 2.70
BPZ's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. BPZ: 2.70 )
BPZ' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 15.28
Current: 2.7

1.12
15.28
P/S 6.10
BPZ's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. BPZ: 6.10 )
BPZ' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 397
Current: 6.1

1.91
397
EV-to-EBIT -19.15
BPZ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 582.01 vs. BPZ: -19.15 )
BPZ' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 107.9   Max: 133.1
Current: -19.15

107.9
133.1
Current Ratio 0.96
BPZ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. BPZ: 0.96 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 77.07
Current: 0.96

0.29
77.07
Quick Ratio 0.83
BPZ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. BPZ: 0.83 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 77.07
Current: 0.83

0.29
77.07

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Tangible Book 2.60
BPZ's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. BPZ: 2.60 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 37.08
Current: 2.6

0.43
37.08
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
BPZ's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BPZ: 1.20 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 72.73
Current: 1.2

0.03
72.73
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.60
BPZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
57% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. BPZ: 1.60 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 1.7
Current: 1.6

0.8
1.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -26.44
BPZ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
70% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -11.90 vs. BPZ: -26.44 )
BPZ' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -34.2   Max: -24.7
Current: -26.44

-34.2
-24.7

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
Compare:OJSCY, APC, APA, HRTPY, SGTZY » details
Traded in other countries:NA4.Germany
BPZ Resources, Inc. is a Texas corporation. It is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas in Peru and Ecuador. It also intends to utilize part of its planned future natural gas production as a supply source for the complementary development of a company owned gas-fired power generation facility in Peru. The Company has an exclusive rights and license agreements for oil and gas exploration and production covering approximately 2.2 million acres in four blocks in northwest Peru. It also owns a 10% non-operated working interest in an oil and gas producing property, Block 2, located in the southwest region of Ecuador (the 'Santa Elena Property'). The Company is in the initial stages of developing its oil and natural gas reserves and has begun producing oil and selling oil from the CX11 platform in the Corvina field of Block Z-1 under an extended well testing program. Additionally, its activities in Peru include analysis and evaluation of technical data on its properties, preparation of the development plans for the properties, including detailed engineering and design of the power plant and gas processing facilities, refurbishment of and designs for platforms to be used under an extended well testing program, procuring machinery and equipment for an extended drilling campaign, obtaining all necessary environmental and operating permits, bringing additional production on-line and securing the required capital and financing to conduct the current plan of operation. The customer of the company includes Peruvian national oil company & Petroleos del Peru - PETROPERU S.A. Intense competition exists in the oil and gas industry with respect to the acquisition of producing properties, undeveloped acreage, and rights to explore for such properties. Various aspects of its oil and natural gas operations are currently or would be subject to various foreign laws and governmental regulations.
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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 
BPZ Resources Inc (BPZ) President & CEO Pflucker Manuel Pablo Zuniga sells 20,000 Shares Feb 11 2011 


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