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Also traded in: France, Germany, Mexico, Switzerland, USA

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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.15
CGG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. CGG: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CGG' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.27 Max: N/A
Current: 0.15
Equity to Asset 0.30
CGG's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
77% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. CGG: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CGG' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.3
0.24
0.55
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -0.39
M-Score: -4.03
WACC vs ROIC
9.26%
-29.12%
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 : 3/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -67.03
CGG's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.74 vs. CGG: -67.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CGG' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.06  Med: 4.76 Max: 21.71
Current: -67.03
-55.06
21.71
Net-margin (%) -82.14
CGG's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -8.33 vs. CGG: -82.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CGG' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.98  Med: -1.71 Max: 12.78
Current: -82.14
-68.98
12.78
ROE (%) -77.51
CGG's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -6.74 vs. CGG: -77.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CGG' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -78.57  Med: -1.60 Max: 19.96
Current: -77.51
-78.57
19.96
ROA (%) -25.52
CGG's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.13 vs. CGG: -25.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CGG' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.68  Med: -0.85 Max: 9.39
Current: -25.52
-24.68
9.39
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -81.74
CGG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.07 vs. CGG: -81.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CGG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -85.46  Med: 10.95 Max: 58.47
Current: -81.74
-85.46
58.47
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -14.60
CGG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -5.20 vs. CGG: -14.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CGG' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.1  Med: -5.15 Max: 13.7
Current: -14.6
-53.1
13.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -25.40
CGG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -9.40 vs. CGG: -25.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CGG' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.4  Med: -1.80 Max: 204.7
Current: -25.4
-58.4
204.7
» CGG's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-30)


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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Services » Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
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Traded in other countries:CGG.France, GDGE.Germany, CGGN.Mexico, CGGT.Switzerland, CGPVF.USA,
CGG is a manufacturer of geophysical equipment. It provides seismic services in data acquisition and processing, both onshore and offshore, to clients in the oil and gas exploration and production industry.

CGG was established on July 23, 1931. The Company is a manufacturer of geophysical equipment and provides seismic services in data acquisition and processing, both onshore and offshore, to clients in the oil and gas exploration and production industry. The Company's operating business segments are Contractual Data Acquisition, Geology, Geophysics & Reservoir, Equipment , and Non-Operated Resources. The Contractual Data Acquisition comprises Marine segment offers offshore seismic data acquisition undertaken by the company on behalf of a specific client and Land and Multi-Physics segment offers other seismic data acquisition undertaken by the company on behalf of a specific client. Geology, Geophysics & Reservoir segment comprises the Multi-client business line and the Subsurface Imaging and Reservoir business lines. The Equipment comprises its manufacturing and sales activities for seismic equipment used for data acquisition, both on land and marine. The Company carry out the activity in the Equipment segment through its sub-group Sercel. The Non-Operated Resources segment comprises the costs of the non-operated marine resources as well as all the costs of our Transformation Plan. The Company's competitors are WesternGeco, Global Geophysical Services, BGP, and Geokinetics, and for the shallow water and ocean bottom surveys segments, Seabed Geosolutions BV, its joint venture with Fugro.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 4.81
CGG's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
71% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.05 vs. CGG: 4.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CGG' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 3.50 Max: 280.04
Current: 4.81
0.82
280.04
P/B 0.26
CGG's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. CGG: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CGG' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.41 Max: 1.56
Current: 0.26
0.08
1.56
P/S 0.08
CGG's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. CGG: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CGG' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.08
0.05
0.88
PFCF 0.49
CGG's PFCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.46 vs. CGG: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CGG' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 2.96 Max: 55.32
Current: 0.49
0.37
55.32
POCF 0.36
CGG's POCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.26 vs. CGG: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CGG' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.46 Max: 4.41
Current: 0.36
0.24
4.41
EV-to-EBIT -2.05
CGG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.07 vs. CGG: -2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CGG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.2  Med: 5.30 Max: 162.8
Current: -2.05
-14.2
162.8
EV-to-EBITDA 8.98
CGG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
53% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.42 vs. CGG: 8.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CGG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 4.20 Max: 8.9
Current: 8.98
1.3
8.9
Current Ratio 1.60
CGG's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. CGG: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CGG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 1.76 Max: 2.84
Current: 1.6
1.14
2.84
Quick Ratio 1.25
CGG's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. CGG: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CGG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.44 Max: 2.5
Current: 1.25
0.83
2.5
Days Inventory 77.71
CGG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
62% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 52.92 vs. CGG: 77.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CGG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.02  Med: 55.78 Max: 70.1
Current: 77.71
43.02
70.1
Days Sales Outstanding 115.42
CGG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
82% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.77 vs. CGG: 115.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CGG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 70.3  Med: 89.55 Max: 107.71
Current: 115.42
70.3
107.71

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.08
CGG's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. CGG: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CGG' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.21 Max: 2.4
Current: 0.08
0.06
2.4
Price/Median PS Value 0.22
CGG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. CGG: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CGG' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.70 Max: 2.2
Current: 0.22
0.07
2.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -48.80
CGG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. CGG: -48.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CGG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 10.60 Max: 47.7
Current: -48.8
0.6
47.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 293.43
CGG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.99 vs. CGG: 293.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CGG' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13  Med: 29.30 Max: 407.3
Current: 293.43
-13
407.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,846
EPS (TTM) $ -236.16
Beta3.35
Short Percentage of Float0.03%
52-Week Range $18.94 - 164.80
Shares Outstanding (Mil)0.69

Analyst Estimate


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Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,534 1,780 2,113
EPS ($) -10.78 -2.44 4.05
EPS w/o NRI ($) -10.78 -2.44 4.05
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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