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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.12
BRS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.18 vs. BRS: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BRS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11   Max: N/A
Current: 0.12

Equity to Asset 0.50
BRS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. BRS: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BRS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 0.58
Current: 0.5

0.35
0.58
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.12
M-Score: -2.86
WACC vs ROIC
13.26%
4.61%
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 (%) 7.85
BRS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. BRS: 7.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BRS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.13   Max: 17.8
Current: 7.85

6.13
17.8
Net-margin (%) 4.54
BRS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. BRS: 4.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BRS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.11   Max: 11.18
Current: 4.54

2.11
11.18
ROE (%) 4.92
BRS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.06 vs. BRS: 4.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BRS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 13.17
Current: 4.92

3.1
13.17
ROA (%) 2.53
BRS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.47 vs. BRS: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BRS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 5.97
Current: 2.53

1.21
5.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.28
BRS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. BRS: 6.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BRS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.77   Max: 20.67
Current: 6.28

4.77
20.67
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.80
BRS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -15.20 vs. BRS: 12.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BRS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -1.9   Max: 34.3
Current: 12.8

-1.9
34.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.00
BRS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -100.00 vs. BRS: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BRS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 14.4
Current: 8

0
14.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 11.10
BRS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BRS: 11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BRS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -21.5   Max: 58.4
Current: 11.1

-21.5
58.4
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

BRS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 210,800 sh (+16.40%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Buckingham 100,092 sh (-0.74%)
John Keeley 29,090 sh (-4.59%)
John Rogers 3,056,681 sh (-5.01%)
RS Investment Management 855,133 sh (-6.86%)
Third Avenue Management 276,667 sh (-10.85%)
Ken Fisher 5,000 sh (-20.63%)
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Q3 2014

BRS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Rogers 4,074,155 sh (+33.29%)
John Buckingham 101,575 sh (+1.48%)
Ken Fisher 5,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 29,090 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 3,724,793 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 3,724,793 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management 839,154 sh (-1.87%)
Third Avenue Management 166,138 sh (-39.95%)
Jim Simons 121,100 sh (-42.55%)
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Q4 2014

BRS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Keeley 31,680 sh (+8.90%)
John Rogers 4,222,916 sh (+3.65%)
John Buckingham 101,712 sh (+0.13%)
RS Investment Management 840,164 sh (+0.12%)
John Rogers 4,222,998 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 5,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Third Avenue Management 151,731 sh (-8.67%)
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Q1 2015

BRS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 12,600 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 1,156,065 sh (+37.60%)
John Rogers 4,749,344 sh (+12.47%)
John Buckingham 102,054 sh (+0.34%)
John Keeley 31,680 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 5,000 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 127,680 sh (-15.85%)
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John Rogers Comments on Bristow Group Inc. - Dec 12, 2013

First comes Bristow Group Inc. (BRS), which provides helicopter services to offshore energy rigs, and is a holding in our traditional mid-cap, small-to-mid cap, and small-cap portfolios. Although energy exploration and production can clearly fluctuate, Bristow offsets those shifts through long-term contracts lasting roughly three to five years. Furthermore, Bristow receives “monthly standing charges”—meaning it gets paid whether its helicopters fly or not—amounting to 70% of its operating income.

From John Rogers' November 2013 commentary.


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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 24.40
BRS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
60% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 37.10 vs. BRS: 24.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BRS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.96   Max: 27.83
Current: 24.4

4.96
27.83
Forward P/E 8.29
BRS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BRS: 8.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 25.60
BRS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
68% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BRS: 25.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BRS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.16   Max: 27.83
Current: 25.6

5.16
27.83
P/B 1.30
BRS's P/B is ranked lower than
69% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. BRS: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BRS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1.85
Current: 1.3

0.51
1.85
P/S 1.11
BRS's P/S is ranked lower than
72% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BRS: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BRS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.92
Current: 1.11

0.52
1.92
POCF 8.46
BRS's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 55.67 vs. BRS: 8.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BRS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.47   Max: 22.86
Current: 8.46

4.47
22.86
EV-to-EBIT 19.70
BRS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 112.19 vs. BRS: 19.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BRS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.3   Max: 20.2
Current: 19.7

6.3
20.2
PEG 17.07
BRS's PEG is ranked higher than
82% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BRS: 17.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BRS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 35.65
Current: 17.07

0.27
35.65
Shiller P/E 17.10
BRS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BRS: 17.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BRS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.13   Max: 24.57
Current: 17.1

6.13
24.57
Current Ratio 1.47
BRS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. BRS: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BRS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 4.54
Current: 1.47

1.41
4.54
Quick Ratio 1.13
BRS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. BRS: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BRS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 3.47
Current: 1.13

0.9
3.47
Days Inventory 40.30
BRS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
70% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 151.92 vs. BRS: 40.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BRS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 39.97   Max: 109.85
Current: 40.3

39.97
109.85
Days Sales Outstanding 49.21
BRS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 114.07 vs. BRS: 49.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BRS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 49.21   Max: 191.37
Current: 49.21

49.21
191.37

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.21
BRS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
60% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. BRS: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BRS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 2.38
Current: 2.21

0.29
2.38
Dividend Payout 0.54
BRS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
76% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BRS: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BRS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.54

0.2
0.54
Dividend growth (3y) 28.70
BRS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
94% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BRS: 28.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
BRS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 28.7
Current: 28.7

0
28.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.20
BRS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
66% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. BRS: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BRS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 2.38
Current: 2.2

0.29
2.38
Share Buyback Rate 1.10
BRS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -80.50 vs. BRS: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
BRS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.1   Max: -13.6
Current: 1.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.30
BRS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. BRS: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BRS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 2.13
Current: 1.3

0.65
2.13
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
BRS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BRS: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BRS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 2.84
Current: 0.9

0.45
2.84
Price/Graham Number 1.20
BRS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
72% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. BRS: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BRS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 1.29
Current: 1.2

0.34
1.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.20
BRS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
51% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. BRS: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
BRS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5   Max: 15.8
Current: 5.2

5
15.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -8.89
BRS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
74% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BRS: -8.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
BRS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -16.6   Max: 10.6
Current: -8.89

-16.6
10.6

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Services » Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
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Traded in other countries:OF1.Germany,
Bristow Group Inc was incorporated in 1969 in the state of Delaware. The Company is a provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry based on the number of aircraft operated and one of two helicopter service providers to the offshore energy industry with global operations. It has transportation operations in the North Sea, Nigeria and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, and in most of the other offshore energy producing regions of the world, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Russia and Trinidad. It provides private sector SAR services in Australia, Canada, Norway, Russia and Trinidad. It also provides public sector SAR services in North Scotland on behalf of the Maritime & Coastguard Agency in June 2013. The Company conducts its business in one segment, Helicopter Services. The Helicopter Services segment operations are conducted through five business units, Europe, West Africa, North America, Australia, and Other International. It provides helicopter services to a broad base of major integrated, national and independent offshore energy companies. Its clients charter its helicopters primarily to transport personnel between onshore bases and offshore production platforms, drilling rigs and other installations. To a lesser extent, its clients also charter its helicopters to transport time-sensitive equipment to these offshore locations. As a commercial operator of aircraft, the Company's U.S. operations are subject to regulations under the Federal Aviation Act of 1958, as amended, and other laws.
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