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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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Cash to Debt 0.48
DYN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
84% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.15 vs. DYN: 0.48 )
DYN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.48

Equity to Asset 0.40
DYN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. DYN: 0.40 )
DYN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.19   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.4

-0.19
0.55
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.94
M-Score: -1.63
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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Operating margin (%) -6.81
DYN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.52 vs. DYN: -6.81 )
DYN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -41.55   Max: 22.38
Current: -6.81

-41.55
22.38
Net-margin (%) -10.94
DYN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.31 vs. DYN: -10.94 )
DYN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -70.52   Max: 8.51
Current: -10.94

-70.52
8.51
ROE (%) -10.65
DYN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. DYN: -10.65 )
DYN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -78.15   Max: 26.31
Current: -10.65

-78.15
26.31
ROA (%) -4.83
DYN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. DYN: -4.83 )
DYN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.3   Max: 7.35
Current: -4.83

-13.3
7.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -4.48
DYN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.39 vs. DYN: -4.48 )
DYN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -14.14   Max: 16.49
Current: -4.48

-14.14
16.49
Revenue Growth (%) -0.70
DYN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. DYN: -0.70 )
DYN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -59.7   Max: 122.1
Current: -0.7

-59.7
122.1
EPS Growth (%) -16.90
DYN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. DYN: -16.90 )
DYN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -30.4   Max: 105.5
Current: -16.9

-30.4
105.5
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

DYN Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 132,400 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 113,700 sh (+770.06%)
Howard Marks 8,245,986 sh (+5.7%)
Paul Singer 24,395 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 465,270 sh (-4.16%)
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Q4 2013

DYN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Howard Marks 8,245,986 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 24,395 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 454,670 sh (-2.28%)
Jim Simons 81,900 sh (-38.14%)
Steven Cohen 18,596 sh (-83.64%)
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Q1 2014

DYN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 60,229 sh (+223.88%)
Jim Simons 88,861 sh (+8.5%)
Howard Marks 8,245,986 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 24,395 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 20,600 sh (-95.47%)
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Q2 2014

DYN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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

Latest Guru Trades with DYN

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
George Soros 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$19.09 - $22.79 $ 30.0848%0
George Soros 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$22 - $24.76 $ 30.0828%49650
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Top Ranked Articles about Dynegy Inc

Howard Marks' Top Five of the Second Quarter
Howard Marks (Trades, Portfolio), the chairman of Oaktree, reported its second quarter holdings earlier today. Marks has been responsible for the investing philosophy and direction of Oaktree since its formation in 1995. Oaktree provides investment management within a limited number of specialized niche markets where we believe the potential for reward outweighs the risk entailed. All of its investment activities operate according to the unifying philosophy that follows: the primacy of risk control, emphasis on consistency, the importance of market inefficiency, etc. Read more...

Ratios

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P/B 1.47
DYN's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. DYN: 1.47 )
DYN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 1.76
Current: 1.47

0.83
1.76
P/S 1.42
DYN's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. DYN: 1.42 )
DYN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.26   Max: 3.39
Current: 1.42

1.26
3.39
PFCF 12.75
DYN's PFCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DYN: 12.75 )
DYN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.51   Max: 152.31
Current: 12.75

9.51
152.31
EV-to-EBIT -27.65
DYN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
58% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 31.08 vs. DYN: -27.65 )
DYN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 415298.59
Current: -27.65

4.7
415298.59
Current Ratio 2.26
DYN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. DYN: 2.26 )
DYN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 4.23
Current: 2.26

0.59
4.23
Quick Ratio 1.98
DYN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. DYN: 1.98 )
DYN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 3.87
Current: 1.98

0.58
3.87

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.51
DYN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
83% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. DYN: 1.51 )
DYN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 1.73
Current: 1.51

0.85
1.73
Price/DCF (Projected) 8.95
DYN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DYN: 8.95 )
DYN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 4.61   Max: 50.11
Current: 8.95

4.61
50.11
Price/Median PS Value 0.82
DYN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. DYN: 0.82 )
DYN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 1.92
Current: 0.82

0.76
1.92
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -2.34
DYN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: -3.33 vs. DYN: -2.34 )
DYN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6956.6   Max: 31.6
Current: -2.34

-6956.6
31.6

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Independent Power Producers » Utilities - Independent Power Producers
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Dynegy Inc is incorporated in the State of Delaware in 2007. The Company is holding companies and conducts all of its business operations through its subsidiaries. The Company's business operations are the power generation sector of the energy industry. It now manages its generation assets by fuel type with two main reportable segments: the Coal segment &the Gas Segment. Its Coal segment is comprised of four operating coal-fired power generation facilities and two operating natural gas-fired peaker facilities in Illinois with a total generating capacity of 2,980 MW. Its Gas segment is comprised of seven 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 industrial businesses. It's 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.
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