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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.07
CWEI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
63% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. CWEI: 0.07 )
CWEI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.07

Equity to Asset 0.27
CWEI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. CWEI: 0.27 )
CWEI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.49
Current: 0.27

0.17
0.49
Interest Coverage 0.29
CWEI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
56% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. CWEI: 0.29 )
CWEI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 9999.99
Current: 0.29

0.25
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.40
M-Score: -3.13
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 (%) 2.94
CWEI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. CWEI: 2.94 )
CWEI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -55.25   Max: 30.91
Current: 2.94

-55.25
30.91
Net-margin (%) -5.79
CWEI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. CWEI: -5.79 )
CWEI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -52.24   Max: 25.32
Current: -5.79

-52.24
25.32
ROE (%) -7.03
CWEI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.06 vs. CWEI: -7.03 )
CWEI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -55.31   Max: 44.66
Current: -7.03

-55.31
44.66
ROA (%) -1.82
CWEI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1041 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.04 vs. CWEI: -1.82 )
CWEI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -14.96   Max: 14.9
Current: -1.82

-14.96
14.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.05
CWEI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.16 vs. CWEI: 1.05 )
CWEI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -20.94   Max: 21.79
Current: 1.05

-20.94
21.79
Revenue Growth (%) 8.90
CWEI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.40 vs. CWEI: 8.90 )
CWEI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -14.3   Max: 36.4
Current: 8.9

-14.3
36.4
EBITDA Growth (%) -5.10
CWEI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. CWEI: -5.10 )
CWEI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 74.1
Current: -5.1

0
74.1
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

CWEI Guru Trades in

Q3 2013

CWEI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 6,285 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 94,335 sh (+6.18%)
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Q4 2013

CWEI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Columbia Wanger 220,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 3,749 sh (New)
Jim Simons 14,185 sh (+125.7%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 98,605 sh (+4.53%)
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Q1 2014

CWEI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 75,916 sh (+435.19%)
Columbia Wanger 220,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard 89,760 sh (-8.97%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 49.10
CWEI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1131 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CWEI: 49.10 )
CWEI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.16   Max: 170.47
Current: 49.1

2.16
170.47
P/B 3.90
CWEI's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 1131 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. CWEI: 3.90 )
CWEI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 8.37
Current: 3.9

0.76
8.37
P/S 3.10
CWEI's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 1131 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. CWEI: 3.10 )
CWEI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 3.94
Current: 3.1

0.5
3.94
EV-to-EBIT 20.24
CWEI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
87% of the 1131 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1570.29 vs. CWEI: 20.24 )
CWEI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 655.7
Current: 20.24

3.3
655.7
Shiller P/E 46.20
CWEI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 1131 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CWEI: 46.20 )
CWEI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.06   Max: 325.78
Current: 46.2

10.06
325.78
Current Ratio 0.96
CWEI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. CWEI: 0.96 )
CWEI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.71
Current: 0.96

0.4
1.71
Quick Ratio 0.71
CWEI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CWEI: 0.71 )
CWEI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.1
Current: 0.71

0.33
1.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Tangible Book 3.90
CWEI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 1131 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. CWEI: 3.90 )
CWEI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 7.99
Current: 3.9

0.85
7.99
Price/Median PS Value 2.10
CWEI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 1131 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. CWEI: 2.10 )
CWEI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 2.7
Current: 2.1

0.21
2.7
Price/Graham Number 3.00
CWEI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
83% of the 1131 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CWEI: 3.00 )
CWEI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 17.11
Current: 3

0.3
17.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.90
CWEI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
69% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. CWEI: 4.90 )
CWEI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 30.3
Current: 4.9

0.2
30.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.18
CWEI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
89% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.09 vs. CWEI: 0.18 )
CWEI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -5.5   Max: 60
Current: 0.18

-5.5
60

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Clayton Williams Energy, Inc., incorporated in Delaware in 1991, is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the exploration for and production of oil and natural gas primarily in Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico. On December 31, 2012, its estimated proved reserves were 75,357 MBOE, of which 58% were proved developed. Its portfolio of oil and natural gas reserves is weighted in favor of oil, with approximately 77% of its proved reserves at December 31, 2012 consisting of oil and natural gas liquids ("NGLs") and approximately 23% consisting of natural gas. During 2012, it added proved reserves of 20,443 MBOE through extensions and discoveries, had downward revisions of 6,615MBOE, and had sales of minerals-in-place of 3,504 MBOE. It also had average net production of 15.3 MBOE per day in 2012, which implies a reserve life of approximately 13.5 years. CWEI held interests in 3031 gross (1,749 net) producing oil and gas wells and owned leasehold interests in approximately 951,000 gross (471,000 net) undeveloped acres at December 31, 2012. 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, most of which are located in the oil-prone regions of the Permian Basin and the Giddings Area. On March 14, 2012, Southwest Royalties, Inc. ("SWR"), a wholly owned subsidiary of CWEI, completed the mergers of each of the 24 limited partnerships of which SWR was the general partner ("SWR Partnerships"), into SWR, with SWR continuing as the surviving entity in the mergers. 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.
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