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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
EC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. EC: No Debt )
EC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.38   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.58
EC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
93% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. EC: 0.58 )
EC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.71
Current: 0.58

0.45
0.71
Interest Coverage 36.84
EC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
93% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 20.05 vs. EC: 36.84 )
EC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 4430
Current: 36.84

1.14
4430
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.17
M-Score: -2.90
WACC vs ROIC
7.12%
17.02%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 26.56
EC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 7.96 vs. EC: 26.56 )
EC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 25.21   Max: 39.99
Current: 26.56

25.21
39.99
Net-margin (%) 17.16
EC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. EC: 17.16 )
EC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 16.88   Max: 34.31
Current: 17.16

16.88
34.31
ROE (%) 16.10
EC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. EC: 16.10 )
EC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 15.28   Max: 37.86
Current: 16.1

15.28
37.86
ROA (%) 8.88
EC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 3.92 vs. EC: 8.88 )
EC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 9.84   Max: 24.03
Current: 8.88

9.84
24.03
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 34.10
EC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 11.66 vs. EC: 34.10 )
EC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 35.75   Max: 289.73
Current: 34.1

35.75
289.73
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 18.10
EC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. EC: 18.10 )
EC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -88   Max: 30.6
Current: 18.1

-88
30.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 22.00
EC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. EC: 22.00 )
EC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -86.6   Max: 22
Current: 22

-86.6
22
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 16.60
EC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -7.30 vs. EC: 16.60 )
EC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -88.3   Max: 41.5
Current: 16.6

-88.3
41.5
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

EC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

David Dreman 1,334 sh (+33.53%)
Ken Fisher 991,840 sh (+13.86%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 955,800 sh (-4.97%)
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Q2 2014

EC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

James Barrow 5,697 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 1,130,100 sh (+13.94%)
Jim Simons 945,600 sh (-1.07%)
David Dreman 249 sh (-81.33%)
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Q3 2014

EC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 962,800 sh (+1.82%)
James Barrow Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Ken Fisher 1,063,055 sh (-5.93%)
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Q4 2014

EC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jeremy Grantham 229,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,511,500 sh (+56.99%)
Ken Fisher 1,222,573 sh (+15.01%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with EC

(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
David Dreman 2014-09-30 Sold Out $31.52 - $36.39 $ 15.1-56%0
James Barrow 2014-09-30 Sold Out $31.52 - $36.39 $ 15.1-56%0
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Reduce -81.33%$35.53 - $41.16 $ 15.1-60%249
James Barrow 2014-06-30 New Buy$35.53 - $41.16 $ 15.1-60%5697
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Add 33.53%$33.2 - $40.45 $ 15.1-58%1334
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy$37.93 - $48.91 $ 15.1-66%999
Ken Fisher 2013-06-30 Reduce -64.41%0.19%$39.87 - $54.7 $ 15.1-67%740529
Ken Fisher 2013-03-31 Reduce -34.03%0.18%$53.71 - $63.8 $ 15.1-75%2080965
Ken Fisher 2012-09-30 Add 51.87%0.17%$54.08 - $59.59 $ 15.1-74%3002779
Ken Fisher 2012-06-30 Add 198.17%0.21%$53.59 - $67 $ 15.1-75%1977183
Ken Fisher 2012-03-31 Add 53.56%0.04%$44.97 - $61.86 $ 15.1-70%663114
Ken Fisher 2011-12-31 Add 27.52%0.01%$38.47 - $44.7 $ 15.1-64%431829
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 7.00
EC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
97% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 13.20 vs. EC: 7.00 )
EC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.62   Max: 36.41
Current: 7

6.62
36.41
Forward P/E 14.64
EC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 14.97 vs. EC: 14.64 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 6.90
EC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
97% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. EC: 6.90 )
EC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.62   Max: 36.41
Current: 6.9

6.62
36.41
P/B 1.10
EC's P/B is ranked higher than
90% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. EC: 1.10 )
EC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 7.2
Current: 1.1

1.09
7.2
P/S 1.10
EC's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. EC: 1.10 )
EC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 6.63
Current: 1.1

1.1
6.63
PFCF 6.60
EC's PFCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. EC: 6.60 )
EC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.12   Max: 897
Current: 6.6

5.12
897
POCF 5.41
EC's POCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. EC: 5.41 )
EC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.32   Max: 22.05
Current: 5.41

4.32
22.05
EV-to-EBIT 4.16
EC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
97% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 9.49 vs. EC: 4.16 )
EC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4   Max: 23.5
Current: 4.16

4
23.5
PEG 0.66
EC's PEG is ranked higher than
97% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 7.67 vs. EC: 0.66 )
EC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.31
Current: 0.66

0.46
1.31
Shiller P/E 6.40
EC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 13.81 vs. EC: 6.40 )
EC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.26   Max: 20.59
Current: 6.4

6.26
20.59
Current Ratio 1.30
EC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. EC: 1.30 )
EC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 2.34
Current: 1.3

0.77
2.34
Quick Ratio 1.15
EC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. EC: 1.15 )
EC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 2.1
Current: 1.15

0.67
2.1
Days Inventory 25.49
EC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
94% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 40.25 vs. EC: 25.49 )
EC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 24.63   Max: 34.73
Current: 25.49

24.63
34.73
Days Sales Outstanding 36.00
EC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 36.00 vs. EC: 36.00 )
EC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 23.73   Max: 63.29
Current: 36

23.73
63.29

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 15.30
EC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
99% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 4.24 vs. EC: 15.30 )
EC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 12.26
Current: 15.3

0.62
12.26
Dividend Payout 0.86
EC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
69% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. EC: 0.86 )
EC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 3.27
Current: 0.86

0.37
3.27
Dividend growth (3y) 42.60
EC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
98% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. EC: 42.60 )
EC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 42.6
Current: 42.6

0
42.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 15.30
EC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
92% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 4.98 vs. EC: 15.30 )
EC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 12.26
Current: 15.3

0.62
12.26
Share Buyback Rate -0.50
EC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. EC: -0.50 )
EC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.1   Max: -884.3
Current: -0.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.10
EC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
92% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. EC: 1.10 )
EC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 6.96
Current: 1.1

2.2
6.96
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.50
EC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
98% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. EC: 0.50 )
EC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 1.71
Current: 0.5

0.95
1.71
Price/Median PS Value 0.30
EC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. EC: 0.30 )
EC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 1.37
Current: 0.3

0.64
1.37
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.50
EC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. EC: 0.50 )
EC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 1.31
Current: 0.5

0.8
1.31
Price/Graham Number 0.60
EC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
95% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. EC: 0.60 )
EC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 2.94
Current: 0.6

0.97
2.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 23.70
EC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
97% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 10.80 vs. EC: 23.70 )
EC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 24.8
Current: 23.7

4.3
24.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 29.40
EC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
99% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 9.16 vs. EC: 29.40 )
EC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 12.2   Max: 26.2
Current: 29.4

12.2
26.2

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Integrated » Oil & Gas Integrated
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Traded in other countries:ECP.Canada, ECHA.Germany, ECN.Mexico, ECOPETROL.Columbia,
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.
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