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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
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.06
NYSE:CNQ's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
81% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. NYSE:CNQ: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:CNQ' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.06
Current: 0.06
0
0.06
Equity-to-Asset 0.45
NYSE:CNQ's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
57% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. NYSE:CNQ: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:CNQ' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.5
Current: 0.45
0.32
0.5
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.54
Beneish M-Score: -2.95
WACC vs ROIC
13.63%
-0.34%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -10.58
NYSE:CNQ's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
71% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -48.73 vs. NYSE:CNQ: -10.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:CNQ' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.8  Med: 19.94 Max: 42.58
Current: -10.58
-10.8
42.58
Net Margin % -1.90
NYSE:CNQ's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
77% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -55.69 vs. NYSE:CNQ: -1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:CNQ' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.84  Med: 13.46 Max: 30.82
Current: -1.9
-4.84
30.82
ROE % -0.77
NYSE:CNQ's ROE % is ranked higher than
78% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.73 vs. NYSE:CNQ: -0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:CNQ' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.26  Med: 8.74 Max: 31.46
Current: -0.77
-2.26
31.46
ROA % -0.35
NYSE:CNQ's ROA % is ranked higher than
80% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -11.12 vs. NYSE:CNQ: -0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:CNQ' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.07  Med: 4.25 Max: 12.66
Current: -0.35
-1.07
12.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -1.27
NYSE:CNQ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
77% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.34 vs. NYSE:CNQ: -1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:CNQ' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.27  Med: 7.73 Max: 20.21
Current: -1.27
-1.27
20.21
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -16.60
NYSE:CNQ's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -17.10 vs. NYSE:CNQ: -16.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:CNQ' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.6  Med: 13.1 Max: 48.1
Current: -16.6
-16.6
48.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -20.20
NYSE:CNQ's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
51% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -18.90 vs. NYSE:CNQ: -20.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:CNQ' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.2  Med: 12.3 Max: 48.9
Current: -20.2
-20.2
48.9
GuruFocus has detected 7 Warning Signs with Canadian Natural Resources Ltd $NYSE:CNQ.
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» NYSE:CNQ's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-06-02 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

CNQ Guru Trades in Q1 2016

RS Investment Management 9,559 sh (New)
Jim Simons 78,900 sh (+250.67%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 9,330,500 sh (+21.18%)
Ray Dalio 347,200 sh (+2.09%)
Steven Cohen 1,200,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Bruce Berkowitz Sold Out
David Winters Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 689,985 sh (-5.35%)
Murray Stahl 43,703 sh (-10.82%)
Jeremy Grantham 565,000 sh (-11.84%)
First Eagle Investment 8,098,292 sh (-52.19%)
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Q2 2016

CNQ Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Steven Cohen 470,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 539,719 sh (+55.45%)
RS Investment Management 9,909 sh (+3.66%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 8,480,000 sh (-9.12%)
Murray Stahl 39,003 sh (-10.75%)
Jeremy Grantham 468,800 sh (-17.03%)
First Eagle Investment 5,003,983 sh (-38.21%)
Ruane Cunniff 6,531 sh (-99.05%)
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Q3 2016

CNQ Guru Trades in Q3 2016

NWQ Managers 713,868 sh (New)
John Burbank 1,194,471 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 653,119 sh (+21.01%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 4,971,796 sh (-0.64%)
Ruane Cunniff 6,473 sh (-0.89%)
Murray Stahl 33,403 sh (-14.36%)
Steven Cohen 350,000 sh (-25.53%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 5,675,000 sh (-33.08%)
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Q4 2016

CNQ Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Caxton Associates 33,616 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 3,250,800 sh (+828.80%)
NWQ Managers 895,853 sh (+25.49%)
Ray Dalio 693,337 sh (+6.16%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 25,000 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 4,967,139 sh (-0.09%)
Murray Stahl 32,284 sh (-3.35%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 3,175,000 sh (-44.05%)
John Burbank 231,670 sh (-80.60%)
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P    NAICS: 211111    SIC: 711
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Traded in other countries:CNQ.Canada, CRC.Germany,
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd is a senior independent energy company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, production, marketing and sale of crude oil, NGLs and natural gas.

Canadian Natural Resources is one of the largest oil and natural gas producers in western Canada, supplemented by operations in the North Sea and Offshore Africa. The company's portfolio includes light and medium oil, heavy oil, bitumen, synthetic oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas. Production averaged 852 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2015, and the company estimates that it holds over 9 billion boe of proved and probable crude oil and natural gas reserves.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward PE Ratio 23.04
CNQ's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 21.10 vs. CNQ: 23.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.80
CNQ's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. CNQ: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CNQ' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.8 Max: 4.65
Current: 1.8
0.98
4.65
PS Ratio 4.40
CNQ's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. CNQ: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CNQ' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 2.63 Max: 4.66
Current: 4.4
1.27
4.66
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 13.61
CNQ's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
73% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 7.81 vs. CNQ: 13.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CNQ' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.05  Med: 6.41 Max: 14.51
Current: 13.61
3.05
14.51
EV-to-EBITDA 15.03
CNQ's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
55% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 13.25 vs. CNQ: 15.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CNQ' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 6.8 Max: 16.8
Current: 15.03
3.3
16.8
Shiller PE Ratio 20.59
CNQ's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 16.48 vs. CNQ: 20.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CNQ' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.53  Med: 18.38 Max: 42.74
Current: 20.59
10.53
42.74
Current Ratio 0.85
CNQ's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. CNQ: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CNQ' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.42
Current: 0.85
0.42
1.42
Quick Ratio 0.72
CNQ's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CNQ: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CNQ' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.06
Current: 0.72
0.3
1.06
Days Inventory 35.00
CNQ's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
57% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 28.39 vs. CNQ: 35.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CNQ' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.73  Med: 23.86 Max: 36.31
Current: 35
20.73
36.31
Days Sales Outstanding 48.73
CNQ's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 56.15 vs. CNQ: 48.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CNQ' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.98  Med: 36.57 Max: 49.74
Current: 48.73
26.98
49.74
Days Payable 34.36
CNQ's Days Payable is ranked lower than
75% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 88.02 vs. CNQ: 34.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CNQ' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.03  Med: 23.35 Max: 35.59
Current: 34.36
15.03
35.59

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 2.32
CNQ's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
64% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. CNQ: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CNQ' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.95 Max: 3.76
Current: 2.32
0.35
3.76
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 17.80
CNQ's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -32.80 vs. CNQ: 17.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
CNQ' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 20.8 Max: 35.7
Current: 17.8
0
35.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.58
CNQ's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
65% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. CNQ: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 6.88
CNQ's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
69% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. CNQ: 6.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CNQ' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 2.82 Max: 11.16
Current: 6.88
1.04
11.16
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.50
CNQ's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.80 vs. CNQ: -0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CNQ' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.4  Med: -0.3 Max: 0.1
Current: -0.5
-7.4
0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.79
CNQ's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
65% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. CNQ: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CNQ' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 1.8 Max: 3.75
Current: 1.79
1.21
3.75
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.63
CNQ's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. CNQ: 2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CNQ' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 3 Max: 15.33
Current: 2.63
1.32
15.33
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.66
CNQ's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CNQ: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CNQ' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.7
Current: 1.66
0.51
1.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -1.10
CNQ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
71% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -6.93 vs. CNQ: -1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CNQ' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.1  Med: 7.3 Max: 22
Current: -1.1
-1.1
22
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -11.31
CNQ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
58% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -16.21 vs. CNQ: -11.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
CNQ' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.2  Med: 6.9 Max: 32
Current: -11.31
-17.2
32

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $8,168
EPS (TTM) $ -0.15
Beta1.75
Short Percentage of Float1.05%
52-Week Range $25.08 - 35.28
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,104.10

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 10,849 13,154 14,525
EPS ($) 1.38 2.39 2.60
EPS without NRI ($) 1.38 2.39 2.60
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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