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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 0.18
EC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. EC: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
EC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.71 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.18
Equity to Asset 0.37
EC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. EC: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
EC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.37
0.33
0.71
Interest Coverage 0.18
EC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
100% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. EC: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
EC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 58.52 Max: 4430
Current: 0.18
0.18
4430
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.82
M-Score: -2.71
WACC vs ROIC
6.46%
-2.55%
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 0.71
EC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. EC: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
EC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 30.65 Max: 39.99
Current: 0.71
0.71
39.99
Net-margin (%) -15.93
EC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. EC: -15.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
EC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.93  Med: 18.99 Max: 34.31
Current: -15.93
-15.93
34.31
ROE (%) -16.23
EC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. EC: -16.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
EC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.23  Med: 22.71 Max: 39.42
Current: -16.23
-16.23
39.42
ROA (%) -5.83
EC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. EC: -5.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
EC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.83  Med: 12.28 Max: 25.16
Current: -5.83
-5.83
25.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -5.37
EC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. EC: -5.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
EC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.37  Med: 51.41 Max: 126.77
Current: -5.37
-5.37
126.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -24.60
EC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -6.10 vs. EC: -24.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.2  Med: 14.2 Max: 39.2
Current: -24.6
-87.2
39.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -61.10
EC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -3.10 vs. EC: -61.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -88.3  Med: 12.8 Max: 56.5
Current: -61.1
-88.3
56.5
» EC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

EC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 2,661,275 sh (+36.49%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,518,300 sh (+13.47%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 29,282 sh (+12.66%)
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Q4 2015

EC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jeremy Grantham 2,581,600 sh (+70.03%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 48,022 sh (+64.00%)
Jim Simons 3,287,300 sh (+23.52%)
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Q1 2016

EC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 82,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 4,349,000 sh (+32.30%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 53,792 sh (+12.02%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,747,300 sh (+6.42%)
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Q2 2016

EC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2,410,685 sh (+4381.49%)
Steven Cohen 1,053,600 sh (+1172.46%)
Jim Simons 4,875,700 sh (+12.11%)
Jeremy Grantham 179,300 sh (-93.47%)
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Integrated » Oil & Gas Integrated
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Traded in other countries:ECP.Canada, ECOPETROL.Columbia, ECHA.Germany, ECN.Mexico,
Ecopetrol SA is a vertically integrated oil company. The Company operates in three business segments: exploration and production; transportation and logistics; and refining and petrochemicals.

Ecopetrol SA was incorporated on August 25, 1951 under the laws of Colombia. The Company is a vertically integrated oil company with presence in Colombia, Peru, Brazil and the U.S. Gulf Coast. The Company operates in three business segments: Exploration and Production; Transportation and Logistics; and Refining and Petrochemicals. The Exploration and Production business segment includes exploration, development and production activities in Colombia and abroad. The transportation and logistics segment includes the transportation of crude oil, motor fuels, fuel oil and other refined products including diesel and biofuels. Transportation and Logistics sector into a facilitator for the development of the entire value chain for the country by providing solutions and ensuring the efficiency of crude oil flows and their derivatives for use by its company and third parties. The Company's operations are subject to national, state and local environmental regulations in Colombia. Environmental rules and regulations are applicable to its exploration, transportation, refining and production activities.

Ratios

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Forward P/E 19.96
EC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
52% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. EC: 19.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.35
EC's P/B is ranked lower than
71% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. EC: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
EC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 3.04 Max: 5.42
Current: 1.35
0.92
5.42
P/S 1.23
EC's P/S is ranked lower than
67% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. EC: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
EC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.54 Max: 5.14
Current: 1.23
0.64
5.14
PFCF 104.24
EC's PFCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 12.30 vs. EC: 104.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
EC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.67  Med: 18 Max: 961.07
Current: 104.24
10.67
961.07
POCF 5.30
EC's POCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 5.37 vs. EC: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
EC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.94  Med: 8.58 Max: 35.32
Current: 5.3
2.94
35.32
EV-to-EBITDA 51.83
EC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
98% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 8.92 vs. EC: 51.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.7  Med: 6.8 Max: 53.7
Current: 51.83
2.7
53.7
Current Ratio 1.53
EC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. EC: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.21 Max: 2.34
Current: 1.53
0.77
2.34
Quick Ratio 1.31
EC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. EC: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.05 Max: 2.1
Current: 1.31
0.67
2.1
Days Inventory 32.83
EC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
62% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 39.34 vs. EC: 32.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
EC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.92  Med: 28.15 Max: 39.32
Current: 32.83
23.92
39.32
Days Sales Outstanding 63.14
EC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
73% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 38.63 vs. EC: 63.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.77  Med: 27.21 Max: 63.29
Current: 63.14
17.77
63.29

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Yield on cost (5-Year) 12.85
EC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
74% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. EC: 12.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
EC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 4.86 Max: 18.22
Current: 12.85
0.89
18.22

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.35
EC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
61% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. EC: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
EC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 2.95 Max: 4.8
Current: 1.35
1.09
4.8
Price/Projected FCF 0.42
EC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. EC: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
EC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.49 Max: 1.47
Current: 0.42
0.3
1.47
Price/Median PS Value 0.48
EC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. EC: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
EC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.66
Current: 0.48
0.3
1.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -4.96
EC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. EC: -4.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
EC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.02  Med: 12.4 Max: 29.7
Current: -4.96
-5.02
29.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -22.53
EC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -8.97 vs. EC: -22.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
EC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.3  Med: 22.9 Max: 28.2
Current: -22.53
-40.3
28.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $15,390
EPS (TTM) $ -1.19
Beta1.14
Short Percentage of Float0.40%
52-Week Range $5.16 - 10.76
Shares Outstanding (Mil)2,055.83

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 7 9 10
EPS ($) 0.00 0.00 0.00
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.00 0.00 0.00
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.00 0.00
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