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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
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.68
NYSE:CWEI's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. NYSE:CWEI: 0.68 )
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: 0.05 Max: N/A
Current: 0.68
Equity-to-Asset 0.11
NYSE:CWEI's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. NYSE:CWEI: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:CWEI' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.11
0.11
0.45
Interest Coverage 0.24
NYSE:CWEI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
98% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:CWEI: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:CWEI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 2.25 Max: 6.49
Current: 0.24
0.24
6.49
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 1.00
Beneish M-Score: -2.86
WACC vs ROIC
14.46%
-204.35%
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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history
Operating Margin % 7.71
NYSE:CWEI's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
81% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -48.73 vs. NYSE:CWEI: 7.71 )
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: 7.71
-55.25
30.91
Net Margin % -100.95
NYSE:CWEI's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
61% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -55.69 vs. NYSE:CWEI: -100.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:CWEI' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100.95  Med: 4.91 Max: 24.85
Current: -100.95
-100.95
24.85
ROE % -133.93
NYSE:CWEI's ROE % is ranked lower than
89% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.73 vs. NYSE:CWEI: -133.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:CWEI' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -133.93  Med: 6.82 Max: 59.11
Current: -133.93
-133.93
59.11
ROA % -20.80
NYSE:CWEI's ROA % is ranked lower than
65% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -11.12 vs. NYSE:CWEI: -20.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:CWEI' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21  Med: 1.62 Max: 15.58
Current: -20.8
-21
15.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -20.65
NYSE:CWEI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
56% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.34 vs. NYSE:CWEI: -20.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:CWEI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.24  Med: 7.3 Max: 31.61
Current: -20.65
-22.24
31.61
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -16.30
NYSE:CWEI'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:CWEI: -16.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:CWEI' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.1  Med: 11.8 Max: 36.4
Current: -16.3
-18.1
36.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 117.10
NYSE:CWEI's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.50 vs. NYSE:CWEI: 117.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:CWEI' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44  Med: 14.2 Max: 735.6
Current: 117.1
-44
735.6
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

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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Q3 2016

CWEI Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 102,372 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,462 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 35,364 sh (-27.80%)
Murray Stahl 4,912 sh (-69.21%)
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Q4 2016

CWEI Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Steven Cohen 28,827 sh (New)
Jim Simons 107,972 sh (+5.47%)
Murray Stahl 3,534 sh (-28.05%)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,420 sh (-30.10%)
Ken Fisher 21,299 sh (-39.77%)
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P    NAICS: 211111    SIC: 1382
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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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PB Ratio 14.08
CWEI's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. CWEI: 14.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CWEI' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 2.26 Max: 16.16
Current: 14.08
0.35
16.16
PS Ratio 5.98
CWEI's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. CWEI: 5.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CWEI' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.62 Max: 8.43
Current: 5.98
0.47
8.43
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 216.69
CWEI's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 7.81 vs. CWEI: 216.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CWEI' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 3.14 Max: 688.52
Current: 216.69
0.75
688.52
Current Ratio 5.91
CWEI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. CWEI: 5.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CWEI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 0.85 Max: 5.91
Current: 5.91
0.6
5.91
Quick Ratio 5.67
CWEI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CWEI: 5.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CWEI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.61 Max: 5.67
Current: 5.67
0.36
5.67
Days Inventory 134.18
CWEI's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
88% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 28.39 vs. CWEI: 134.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CWEI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.19  Med: 115.86 Max: 149.17
Current: 134.18
26.19
149.17
Days Sales Outstanding 23.65
CWEI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 56.15 vs. CWEI: 23.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CWEI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.65  Med: 30.93 Max: 51.36
Current: 23.65
23.65
51.36
Days Payable 311.17
CWEI's Days Payable is ranked higher than
87% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 88.02 vs. CWEI: 311.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CWEI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 134.98  Med: 275.99 Max: 388.72
Current: 311.17
134.98
388.72

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -13.10
CWEI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.80 vs. CWEI: -13.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CWEI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.1  Med: -1.3 Max: 0
Current: -13.1
-13.1
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 14.08
CWEI's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
95% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. CWEI: 14.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CWEI' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 2.2 Max: 14.32
Current: 14.08
1.2
14.32
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 3.70
CWEI's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CWEI: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CWEI' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1 Max: 3.77
Current: 3.7
0.56
3.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -9.01
CWEI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
56% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -6.93 vs. CWEI: -9.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CWEI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.02  Med: 5.6 Max: 38.5
Current: -9.01
-9.02
38.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -25.78
CWEI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
63% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -16.21 vs. CWEI: -25.78 )
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: -6.7 Max: 50
Current: -25.78
-190.4
50

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $289.4
EPS (TTM) $ -20.32
Beta1.84
Short Percentage of Float33.11%
52-Week Range $6.35 - 149.86
Shares Outstanding (Mil)17.63

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -4.28
EPS without NRI ($) -4.28
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Clayton Williams Energy Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 05 2010 
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Clayton Williams Energy Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 06 2009 
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