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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
EGY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
83% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. EGY: No Debt )
EGY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.42   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.81
EGY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 873 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. EGY: 0.81 )
EGY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.68   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.81

-0.68
0.83
Interest Coverage No Debt
EGY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
95% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 15.61 vs. EGY: No Debt )
EGY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.48   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

3.48
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 7.91
M-Score: -2.51
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 (%) 45.62
EGY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.97 vs. EGY: 45.62 )
EGY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -377.18   Max: 75.6
Current: 45.62

-377.18
75.6
Net-margin (%) 25.44
EGY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. EGY: 25.44 )
EGY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -797.57   Max: 41.03
Current: 25.44

-797.57
41.03
ROE (%) 17.17
EGY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.51 vs. EGY: 17.17 )
EGY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -333.33   Max: 201.03
Current: 17.17

-333.33
201.03
ROA (%) 13.98
EGY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.72 vs. EGY: 13.98 )
EGY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -66.04   Max: 33.55
Current: 13.98

-66.04
33.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 55.75
EGY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.65 vs. EGY: 55.75 )
EGY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -86.6   Max: 150.97
Current: 55.75

-86.6
150.97
Revenue Growth (%) 7.40
EGY's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. EGY: 7.40 )
EGY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -58.5   Max: 121.3
Current: 7.4

-58.5
121.3
EBITDA Growth (%) -1.80
EGY's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. EGY: -1.80 )
EGY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 129.6
Current: -1.8

0
129.6
EPS Growth (%) 4.40
EGY's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. EGY: 4.40 )
EGY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -51.9   Max: 268.4
Current: 4.4

-51.9
268.4
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

EGY Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 3,490,300 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 53,500 sh (+78.33%)
Chuck Royce 321,200 sh (-2.43%)
Steven Cohen 14,708 sh (-51.17%)
Joel Greenblatt 18,752 sh (-91.3%)
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Q2 2013

EGY Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 4,204,700 sh (+20.47%)
Chuck Royce 321,200 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 47,700 sh (-10.84%)
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Q3 2013

EGY Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 21,145 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 76,700 sh (+60.8%)
Chuck Royce 321,200 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 3,995,800 sh (-4.97%)
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Q4 2013

EGY Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 321,200 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons 2,928,400 sh (-26.71%)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,136 sh (-72.44%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with EGY

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$5.46 - $7.5 $ 8.8437%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -91.3%0.1%$7.57 - $9.42 $ 8.845%18752
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 94.39%0.05%$7.51 - $8.95 $ 8.848%215463
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce -50.91%0.07%$7.08 - $9.38 $ 8.849%110841
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 50.01%0.05%$7.25 - $10.07 $ 8.845%225786
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 25.84%0.02%$4.71 - $7.39 $ 8.8446%170851
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 214.06%0.07%$4.85 - $7.21 $ 8.8443%135767
George Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0022%$4.85 - $7.21 $ 8.8443%0
George Soros 2011-06-30 New Buy$5.4 - $7.57 $ 8.8434%26400
Joel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 New Buy0.09%$6.66 - $8.33 $ 8.8418%38548
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 11.90
EGY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
85% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 21.70 vs. EGY: 11.90 )
EGY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.4   Max: 3136.67
Current: 11.9

6.4
3136.67
P/B 1.90
EGY's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. EGY: 1.90 )
EGY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 5.58
Current: 1.9

1.02
5.58
P/S 3.00
EGY's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. EGY: 3.00 )
EGY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 6.29
Current: 3

1.34
6.29
PFCF 49.00
EGY's PFCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. EGY: 49.00 )
EGY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.97   Max: 201
Current: 49

2.97
201
EV-to-EBIT 4.70
EGY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
94% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 17.12 vs. EGY: 4.70 )
EGY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 12.4
Current: 4.7

1.2
12.4
PEG 0.90
EGY's PEG is ranked higher than
70% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. EGY: 0.90 )
EGY' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 5.15
Current: 0.9

0.11
5.15
Shiller P/E 20.70
EGY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
69% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 24.56 vs. EGY: 20.70 )
EGY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.83   Max: 251.5
Current: 20.7

8.83
251.5

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Cash 6.90
EGY's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
61% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. EGY: 6.90 )
EGY' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 25.96
Current: 6.9

1.04
25.96
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.60
EGY's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. EGY: 5.60 )
EGY' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 15
Current: 5.6

0.99
15
Price/Tangible Book 2.00
EGY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. EGY: 2.00 )
EGY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 21.53
Current: 2

0.6
21.53
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.20
EGY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. EGY: 1.20 )
EGY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 23.33
Current: 1.2

0.6
23.33
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
EGY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. EGY: 1.20 )
EGY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 5.65
Current: 1.2

0.19
5.65
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.90
EGY's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. EGY: 0.90 )
EGY' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 1.27
Current: 0.9

0.18
1.27
Price/Graham Number 1.00
EGY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. EGY: 1.00 )
EGY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 3.18
Current: 1

0.47
3.18
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 21.40
EGY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
92% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. EGY: 21.40 )
EGY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 8.1   Max: 81.8
Current: 21.4

8.1
81.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.10
EGY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
96% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.50 vs. EGY: 17.10 )
EGY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -50.6   Max: 91
Current: 17.1

-50.6
91

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
Compare:OJSCY, APC, APA, HRTPY, SGTZY » details
Traded in other countries:VAW.Germany
VAALCO Energy, Inc., is a Delaware corporation, which was incorporated in 1985. It is an independent energy company, which is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of crude oil and natural gas. It owns producing properties and conducts exploration activities as operator of consortiums internationally in Gabon and Angola and as a non-operator in the British North Sea. The company is also an operator of unconventional and conventional resource properties in the United States located in Montana, South Dakota, and North Texas. The Company produces from the Etame, Avouma, South Tchibala and Ebouri fields on the block. The Company signed a production sharing contract for Block 5 offshore Angola. The Company acquired a 640 acre lease, the Hefley field, in the Granite Wash formation in North Texas in December 2010 and a 480 acre lease in the same formation in July 2011. The Company acquired a 100% working interest in approximately 10,000 acres in Harding County, South Dakota. The primary objective for this property is the Red River formation. The Company sold its oil under contracts with Mercuria Trading NV in Gabon. Domestic operated production in Texas is sold via two contracts, one for oil and one for gas and natural gas liquids. The company faces competition from major oil and natural gas companies, numerous independent oil companies, individual proprietors, investors and others independent operators. The Company's activities are subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations governing environmental quality and pollution control in the United States, Gabon and Great Britain and would be subject to the laws and regulations of Angola when exploration begins. In addition the Company is subject to the International Finance Corporation environmental guidelines.

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