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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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.50
CNQ's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. CNQ: 0.50 )
CNQ' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.56
Current: 0.5

0.32
0.56
Interest Coverage 11.91
CNQ's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
76% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. CNQ: 11.91 )
CNQ' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.22   Max: 53.8
Current: 11.91

4.22
53.8
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.26
M-Score: -2.74
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 18.58
CNQ's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. CNQ: 18.58 )
CNQ' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 18.58   Max: 60.35
Current: 18.58

18.58
60.35
Net-margin (%) 12.65
CNQ's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. CNQ: 12.65 )
CNQ' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 6.7   Max: 30.82
Current: 12.65

6.7
30.82
ROE (%) 8.81
CNQ's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.03 vs. CNQ: 8.81 )
CNQ' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.61   Max: 27.13
Current: 8.81

4.61
27.13
ROA (%) 4.39
CNQ's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.95 vs. CNQ: 4.39 )
CNQ' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.81   Max: 11.69
Current: 4.39

1.81
11.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.79
CNQ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.16 vs. CNQ: 6.79 )
CNQ' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.35   Max: 27.55
Current: 6.79

6.35
27.55
Revenue Growth (%) 8.00
CNQ's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.40 vs. CNQ: 8.00 )
CNQ' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -2   Max: 48.1
Current: 8

-2
48.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 3.30
CNQ's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 669 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. CNQ: 3.30 )
CNQ' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -8.4   Max: 48.5
Current: 3.3

-8.4
48.5
EPS Growth (%) 10.80
CNQ's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. CNQ: 10.80 )
CNQ' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -19.6   Max: 110.2
Current: 10.8

-19.6
110.2
» CNQ's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

CNQ Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 618,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 380,291 sh (+34.61%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 27,092,298 sh (+2.71%)
First Pacific Advisors 5,710,700 sh (+0.3%)
Ruane Cunniff 832,019 sh (+0.05%)
Steven Romick 5,176,500 sh (unchged)
David Winters 3,033,634 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne 670,700 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis 35,774,554 sh (-2.17%)
Ray Dalio 368,800 sh (-8.12%)
Murray Stahl 514,674 sh (-10.09%)
NWQ Managers 11,674,824 sh (-12%)
Alan Fournier 898,600 sh (-18.31%)
Jeremy Grantham 137,900 sh (-45.21%)
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Q4 2013

CNQ Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jeremy Grantham 2,508,000 sh (+1718.71%)
Steven Cohen 1,610,035 sh (+323.37%)
David Winters 3,100,495 sh (+2.2%)
Ray Dalio 374,200 sh (+1.46%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 27,252,298 sh (+0.59%)
First Pacific Advisors 5,718,600 sh (+0.14%)
Tweedy Browne 670,700 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick 5,176,500 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chris Davis 34,869,302 sh (-2.53%)
Alan Fournier 868,200 sh (-3.38%)
Ruane Cunniff 778,559 sh (-6.43%)
NWQ Managers 10,516,695 sh (-9.92%)
Murray Stahl 428,426 sh (-16.76%)
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Q1 2014

CNQ Guru Trades in Q1 2014

George Soros 666,576 sh (New)
Alan Fournier 930,000 sh (+7.12%)
Tweedy Browne 670,700 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick 5,176,500 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors 5,716,400 sh (-0.04%)
Ruane Cunniff 773,304 sh (-0.67%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 26,946,076 sh (-1.12%)
David Winters 3,059,253 sh (-1.33%)
Chris Davis 32,054,891 sh (-8.07%)
Ray Dalio 339,000 sh (-9.41%)
NWQ Managers 6,685,057 sh (-36.43%)
Steven Cohen 1,004,871 sh (-37.59%)
Murray Stahl 200,399 sh (-53.22%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,054,900 sh (-57.94%)
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Q2 2014

CNQ Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Steven Romick 5,176,500 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CNQ

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
George Soros 2014-03-31 New Buy0.25%$31.8 - $38.07 $ 45.2130%666576
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-06-30 Add 119.38%1.25%$28 - $32.15 $ 45.2152%26377200
Bruce Berkowitz 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.45%$28 - $32.15 $ 45.2152%0
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Add 131.09%0.06%$28 - $32.15 $ 45.2152%401400
Bruce Berkowitz 2013-03-31 New Buy0.45%$28.87 - $32.93 $ 45.2147%1101800
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-03-31 Add 22.71%0.24%$28.87 - $32.93 $ 45.2147%12023600
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 Reduce -32.28%0.02%$28.87 - $32.93 $ 45.2147%173700
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-12-31 New Buy1%$27.23 - $31.74 $ 45.2155%9798200
Tweedy Browne 2012-12-31 New Buy0.56%$27.23 - $31.74 $ 45.2155%667600
Ray Dalio 2012-12-31 Add 20.25%0.01%$27.23 - $31.74 $ 45.2155%256500
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Reduce -31.35%0.05%$25.64 - $34.81 $ 45.2150%196000
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 Add 79.45%0.07%$32.39 - $41.06 $ 45.2131%285500
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Add 728.65%0.09%$27.43 - $38.22 $ 45.2131%159100
Julian Robertson 2011-09-30 Sold Out 3.9683%$29.4 - $43.77 $ 45.2121%0
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Reduce -29.93%$29.4 - $43.77 $ 45.2122%19200
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $38.59 - $49.76 $ 45.215%0
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 19.60
CNQ's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CNQ: 19.60 )
CNQ' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.15   Max: 59.89
Current: 19.6

4.15
59.89
P/B 2.00
CNQ's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. CNQ: 2.00 )
CNQ' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 4.65
Current: 2

1.13
4.65
P/S 2.81
CNQ's P/S is ranked higher than
86% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. CNQ: 2.81 )
CNQ' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 4.14
Current: 2.81

1.24
4.14
PFCF 1616.40
CNQ's PFCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CNQ: 1616.40 )
CNQ' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.1   Max: 1633.67
Current: 1616.4

11.1
1633.67
EV-to-EBIT 15.74
CNQ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
91% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 582.01 vs. CNQ: 15.74 )
CNQ' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 32.8
Current: 15.74

3.6
32.8
PEG 2.10
CNQ's PEG is ranked higher than
93% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CNQ: 2.10 )
CNQ' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 56.51
Current: 2.1

0.15
56.51
Shiller P/E 19.90
CNQ's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CNQ: 19.90 )
CNQ' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.66   Max: 37.09
Current: 19.9

8.66
37.09
Current Ratio 0.53
CNQ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. CNQ: 0.53 )
CNQ' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 1.78
Current: 0.53

0.22
1.78
Quick Ratio 0.39
CNQ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CNQ: 0.39 )
CNQ' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 1.78
Current: 0.39

0.22
1.78

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.60
CNQ's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
73% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. CNQ: 1.60 )
CNQ' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.7
Current: 1.6

0.33
1.7
Dividend Payout 0.27
CNQ's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
97% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CNQ: 0.27 )
CNQ' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 2.25
Current: 0.27

0.02
2.25
Dividend growth (3y) 24.20
CNQ's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
95% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. CNQ: 24.20 )
CNQ' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 26.8
Current: 24.2

0
26.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.18
CNQ's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
65% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. CNQ: 5.18 )
CNQ' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 5.51
Current: 5.18

1.07
5.51
Share Buyback Rate 0.20
CNQ's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.90 vs. CNQ: 0.20 )
CNQ' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.7   Max: -12.8
Current: 0.2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.10
CNQ's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. CNQ: 2.10 )
CNQ' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.26   Max: 4.2
Current: 2.1

1.26
4.2
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.60
CNQ's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CNQ: 1.60 )
CNQ' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1   Max: 341.8
Current: 1.6

1
341.8
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
CNQ's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CNQ: 1.10 )
CNQ' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 2.07
Current: 1.1

0.47
2.07
Price/Graham Number 1.30
CNQ's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
93% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CNQ: 1.30 )
CNQ' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 3.07
Current: 1.3

0.56
3.07
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.40
CNQ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
78% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. CNQ: 6.40 )
CNQ' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 27.6
Current: 6.4

3.1
27.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.69
CNQ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
91% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -11.90 vs. CNQ: 4.69 )
CNQ' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.1   Max: 30
Current: 4.69

-0.1
30

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
Compare:OJSCY, APC, APA, HRTPY, SGTZY » details
Traded in other countries:CNQ.Canada, CRC.Germany
Canadian Natural Resources Limited was incorporated under the laws of the Province of British Columbia on November 7, 1973 as AEX Minerals Corporation (N.P.L.) and on December 5, 1975 changed its name to Canadian Natural Resources Limited. It is a Canadian based independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, production, marketing and sale of crude oil, NGLs, and natural gas production. The Company's main core regions of operations are western Canada, the United Kingdom sector of the North Sea and Offshore Africa. It initiates, operates and maintains a large working interest in a majority of the prospects in which it participates. It is mainly engaged in exploiting its core properties and actively maintaining cost controls. The Company's business approach is to maintain large project inventories and production diversification among each of the commodities it produces namely: natural gas, light and medium crude oil, primary heavy crude oil, Pelican Lake heavy crude oil, bitumen (thermal oil), SCO and NGLs. Its operations are centered on balanced product offerings, which together provide complementary infrastructure and balance throughout the business cycle. Virtually all of the Company's natural gas and NGLs production is located in the Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan and is marketed in Canada and the United States. The Company's competitors include both integrated and non-integrated crude oil and natural gas companies as well as other petroleum products and energy sources. The Company carries out its activities in compliance with applicable regional, national and international regulations and industry standards.
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