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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.26
DYN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. DYN: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DYN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.11 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.26
Equity to Asset 0.25
DYN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. DYN: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DYN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.19  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.25
-0.19
0.55
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.51
M-Score: 0.62
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 : 6/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -2.53
DYN's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. DYN: -2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DYN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -41.55  Med: 0.90 Max: 22.38
Current: -2.53
-41.55
22.38
Net-margin (%) -17.41
DYN's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.99 vs. DYN: -17.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DYN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -70.52  Med: -0.61 Max: 8.51
Current: -17.41
-70.52
8.51
ROE (%) -17.39
DYN's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. DYN: -17.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DYN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -88.11  Med: -5.13 Max: 18.99
Current: -17.39
-88.11
18.99
ROA (%) -5.42
DYN's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. DYN: -5.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DYN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.3  Med: -1.18 Max: 3.74
Current: -5.42
-13.3
3.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2.59
DYN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. DYN: -2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DYN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -13.57  Med: -1.16 Max: 21.27
Current: -2.59
-13.57
21.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.40
DYN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. DYN: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DYN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -59.7  Med: -2.50 Max: 122.1
Current: 7.4
-59.7
122.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -5.70
DYN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. DYN: -5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DYN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -42  Med: 3.60 Max: 92.2
Current: -5.7
-42
92.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 10.60
DYN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. DYN: 10.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DYN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30.4  Med: -3.15 Max: 105.5
Current: 10.6
-30.4
105.5
» DYN's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

DYN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 690,900 sh (+677.51%)
Paul Singer Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Howard Marks 6,940,100 sh (-15.84%)
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Q3 2014

DYN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 638,800 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 20,000 sh (New)
Howard Marks 7,928,800 sh (+14.25%)
Pioneer Investments 28,983 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 654,300 sh (-5.30%)
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Q4 2014

DYN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 1,134,100 sh (+77.54%)
Jim Simons 969,900 sh (+48.23%)
Howard Marks 10,149,712 sh (+28.01%)
Pioneer Investments 30,728 sh (+6.02%)
Howard Marks 10,149,712 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,369 sh (-8.16%)
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Q1 2015

DYN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 1,148,000 sh (+18.36%)
Howard Marks 10,595,712 sh (+4.39%)
Steven Cohen 1,159,400 sh (+2.23%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 30,553 sh (-0.57%)
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Ratios

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history
Forward P/E 11.55
DYN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.36 vs. DYN: 11.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.33
DYN's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. DYN: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DYN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.29 Max: 1.76
Current: 1.33
0.83
1.76
P/S 1.22
DYN's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. DYN: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DYN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.14  Med: 1.51 Max: 3.39
Current: 1.22
1.14
3.39
Current Ratio 3.24
DYN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. DYN: 3.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DYN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.31 Max: 4.23
Current: 3.24
0.59
4.23
Quick Ratio 2.97
DYN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. DYN: 2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DYN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.23 Max: 3.87
Current: 2.97
0.58
3.87
Days Inventory 49.32
DYN's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
69% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 28.61 vs. DYN: 49.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DYN' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 3.78  Med: 35.13 Max: 65.55
Current: 49.32
3.78
65.55
Days Sales Outstanding 41.33
DYN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
64% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 55.59 vs. DYN: 41.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DYN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 14.51  Med: 53.20 Max: 193.4
Current: 41.33
14.51
193.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.35
DYN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. DYN: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DYN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.19 Max: 1.75
Current: 1.35
0.85
1.75
Price/Projected FCF 2.69
DYN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. DYN: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
DYN' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 3.12  Med: 6.08 Max: 50.11
Current: 2.69
3.12
50.11
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
DYN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. DYN: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DYN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 0.97 Max: 2.21
Current: 0.8
0.83
2.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -0.90
DYN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. DYN: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DYN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3.3  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: -0.9
-3.3
0
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 37.95
DYN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. DYN: 37.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
DYN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -6  Med: -4.00 Max: -0.4
Current: 37.95
-6
-0.4

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Independent Power Producers » Utilities - Independent Power Producers
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Traded in other countries:DYE.Germany,
Dynegy Inc became incorporated in the State of Delaware in 2007. It is a holding company which conducts all of its business operations through its subsidiaries. The Company's primary business is the production and sale of electric energy, capacity and ancillary services from its fleet of 16 power plants in six states. The Company's generation assets by fuel type segments include: the Coal segment, the IPH segment and the Gas segment. Its Coal segment is comprised of four operating coal-fired power generation facilities in Illinois with a total generating capacity of 2,980 MW. Its IPH segment is comprised of five operating coal-fired power generation facilities located in Illinois with a total owned generating capacity of 4,062 MW. Its Gas segment is comprised of six operating natural gas-fired power generation facilities located in California, Nevada, Illinois, Pennsylvania, New York, and Maine, and one fuel-oil fired power generation facility located in California, totaling 6,771 MW of electric generating capacity. The Company sells its energy products and services to customers in the electric and natural gas distribution industries, financial institutions and to entities engaged in commercial and industrial businesses. In connection with AER Acquisition on December 2, 2013, the Company began serving residential, municipal, commercial and industrial customers through its Homefield Energy retail business in Illinois. Its Coal & Gas power generation businesses compete with other non-utility generators, regulated utilities, unregulated subsidiaries of regulated utilities, other energy service companies and financial institutions. The Company is subject to extensive federal, state and local laws and regulations governing the generation and sale of energy commodities in each of the jurisdictions in which it have operations.
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