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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.

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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.

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

EPL Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 174,800 sh (+17%)
Jeremy Grantham 199,090 sh (+0.4%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 7,200 sh (-74.01%)
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Q4 2013

EPL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 36,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,556 sh (+116.06%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons 48,500 sh (-72.25%)
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Q1 2014

EPL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jeremy Grantham 536,165 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 14,500 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
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Q2 2014

EPL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with EPL

(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
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Sold Out $37.11 - $39.24 $ 37.73-1%0
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 New Buy$25.63 - $38.75 $ 37.7324%14500
Donald Smith 2013-06-30 Sold Out $26.5 - $34.4 $ 37.7322%0
Donald Smith 2013-03-31 Reduce -99.79%0.37%$22.55 - $28.37 $ 37.7348%1221
Donald Smith 2012-12-31 Reduce -51.51%0.38%$19.73 - $23 $ 37.7378%591520
Donald Smith 2012-09-30 Reduce -31.07%0.28%$16.34 - $21.65 $ 37.73111%1219991
David Einhorn 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.37%$14.94 - $18.29 $ 37.73143%0
Donald Smith 2012-03-31 Reduce -22.96%0.25%$14.94 - $18.29 $ 37.73143%1854070
David Einhorn 2011-12-31 Reduce -24.11%0.1%$10.29 - $15.93 $ 37.73176%1320000
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
Compare:OJSCY, APC, APA, HRTPY, SGTZY » details
Traded in other countries:EPA1.Germany,
EPL Oil & Gas Inc is incorporated as a Delaware corporation in January 1998. It is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in New Orleans, Louisiana and Houston, Texas. The Company's current operations are concentrated in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico shelf state and federal waters offshore Louisiana. It has acquired and developed assets in this region, as it is characterized by established exploitation, development and exploration opportunities in both productive horizons and deeper geologic formations. As of December 31, 2012, it had working interests in 37 producing fields located in the Gulf of Mexico shelf region. Its competitors include numerous independent oil and gas companies and major oil companies.
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