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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 : 3/10

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Cash to Debt 0.17
NYSE:CWEI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
66% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. NYSE:CWEI: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:CWEI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.06 Max: N/A
Current: 0.17
Equity to Asset 0.13
NYSE:CWEI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
81% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. NYSE:CWEI: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:CWEI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.13
0.13
0.49
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.35
M-Score: -3.43
WACC vs ROIC
12.65%
-9.66%
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) -90.94
NYSE:CWEI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -75.59 vs. NYSE:CWEI: -90.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:CWEI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.25  Med: 18.83 Max: 30.91
Current: -90.94
-55.25
30.91
Net-margin (%) -103.18
NYSE:CWEI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -92.22 vs. NYSE:CWEI: -103.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:CWEI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.87  Med: 7.5 Max: 24.85
Current: -103.18
-45.87
24.85
ROE (%) -59.58
NYSE:CWEI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -22.27 vs. NYSE:CWEI: -59.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:CWEI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.56  Med: 10.7 Max: 59.11
Current: -59.58
-44.56
59.11
ROA (%) -12.47
NYSE:CWEI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -16.59 vs. NYSE:CWEI: -12.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:CWEI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.59  Med: 2.54 Max: 15.58
Current: -12.47
-13.59
15.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -15.16
NYSE:CWEI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -26.87 vs. NYSE:CWEI: -15.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:CWEI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.04  Med: 7.54 Max: 31.61
Current: -15.16
-21.04
31.61
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -18.10
NYSE:CWEI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -10.10 vs. NYSE:CWEI: -18.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:CWEI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.1  Med: 11.8 Max: 36.4
Current: -18.1
-18.1
36.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -35.70
NYSE:CWEI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.70 vs. NYSE:CWEI: -35.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:CWEI' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -8.3 Max: 74.1
Current: -35.7
0
74.1
» NYSE:CWEI's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-05)


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

CWEI Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ken Fisher 38,560 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 14,323 sh (+4.92%)
Daniel Loeb 875,000 sh (-12.50%)
Columbia Wanger 94,820 sh (-75.74%)
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Q4 2015

CWEI Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Murray Stahl 19,785 sh (+38.13%)
Ken Fisher 48,981 sh (+27.03%)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Daniel Loeb 400,000 sh (-54.29%)
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Q1 2016

CWEI Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 24,600 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 56,687 sh (+186.52%)
Ken Fisher 48,981 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
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Q2 2016

CWEI Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Ken Fisher 48,981 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Murray Stahl 15,952 sh (-71.86%)
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Clayton Williams Energy Inc, is an oil and gas company. It is engaged in the exploration for and production of oil and natural gas in Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico.

Clayton Williams Energy Inc was incorporated in Delaware in 1991. The Company is an oil and gas company engaged in the exploration for and production of oil and natural gas in Texas and New Mexico. It has significant holdings in two of the major oil shale plays in the United States, being the Wolfcamp Shale in the Southern Delaware Basin of West Texas and the Eagle Ford Shale in the Giddings Area of East Central Texas. It has two segments oil and gas exploration and production, and contract drilling services. It owns interests in and operates oil, natural gas and water service facilities in the state of Texas. It conducts all of its drilling, exploration and production activities in the United States. All of its oil and gas assets are located in the United States, and all of its revenues are derived from sales to customers within the United States. Its current focus is on developmental drilling. A developmental well is a well drilled within the proved area of an oil and gas reservoir to a horizon known to be productive. The Company has an inventory of developmental projects available for drilling in the future, of which are located in the oil-prone regions of the Permian Basin and the Giddings Area. Its oil and gas exploration, production and related operations and activities are subject to extensive rules and regulations promulgated by federal, state and local governmental agencies.

Ratios

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P/B 5.67
CWEI's P/B is ranked lower than
91% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CWEI: 5.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CWEI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 2.24 Max: 8.37
Current: 5.67
0.35
8.37
P/S 6.21
CWEI's P/S is ranked lower than
70% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. CWEI: 6.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CWEI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.58 Max: 6.21
Current: 6.21
0.47
6.21
POCF 139.84
CWEI's POCF is ranked lower than
99% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. CWEI: 139.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CWEI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 3.08 Max: 139.84
Current: 139.84
0.75
139.84
EV-to-EBIT -9.75
CWEI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 14.28 vs. CWEI: -9.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CWEI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -415.2  Med: 13.6 Max: 1002.5
Current: -9.75
-415.2
1002.5
EV-to-EBITDA -57.42
CWEI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. CWEI: -57.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CWEI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.4  Med: 7.1 Max: 45.3
Current: -57.42
-57.4
45.3
Shiller P/E 1287.72
CWEI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
100% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CWEI: 1287.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CWEI' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.34  Med: 47.26 Max: 1220.57
Current: 1287.72
8.34
1220.57
Current Ratio 2.96
CWEI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. CWEI: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CWEI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.9 Max: 3.63
Current: 2.96
0.4
3.63
Quick Ratio 2.58
CWEI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. CWEI: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CWEI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.65 Max: 3.18
Current: 2.58
0.33
3.18
Days Inventory 144.98
CWEI's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
90% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 28.51 vs. CWEI: 144.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CWEI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.19  Med: 107.28 Max: 149.17
Current: 144.98
26.19
149.17
Days Sales Outstanding 36.62
CWEI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 44.85 vs. CWEI: 36.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CWEI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.17  Med: 32.75 Max: 51.36
Current: 36.62
26.17
51.36
Days Payable 189.39
CWEI's Days Payable is ranked higher than
81% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 73.48 vs. CWEI: 189.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CWEI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 134.98  Med: 228.55 Max: 388.72
Current: 189.39
134.98
388.72

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Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 5.67
CWEI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
88% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. CWEI: 5.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CWEI' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 2.11 Max: 8
Current: 5.67
0.41
8
Price/Median PS Value 3.95
CWEI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. CWEI: 3.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CWEI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.93 Max: 2.58
Current: 3.95
0.35
2.58
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -10.30
CWEI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -13.70 vs. CWEI: -10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CWEI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 5.5 Max: 38.5
Current: -10.3
0.1
38.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -31.05
CWEI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.43 vs. CWEI: -31.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CWEI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -190.4  Med: -6.5 Max: 50
Current: -31.05
-190.4
50

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $167.5
EPS (TTM) $ -14.20
Beta2.21
Short Percentage of Float51.01%
52-Week Range $6.35 - 89.60
Shares Outstanding (Mil)12.17

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 150 209
EPS ($) -9.02 -5.43
EPS w/o NRI ($) -9.02 -5.43
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Clayton Williams Energy Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 05 2010 
Clayton Williams Energy Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 07 2010 
Clayton Williams Energy Inc. (CWEI) COO & Executive Vice President, 10% Owner L Paul Latham buys 2,9 Feb 02 2010 
Clayton Williams Energy Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 06 2009 
Clayton Williams Energy Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 10 2009 
Clayton Williams Energy Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 08 2009 
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