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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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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.05
ERA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. ERA: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ERA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.11 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05
Equity to Asset 0.47
ERA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
52% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. ERA: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ERA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.30 Max: 0.47
Current: 0.47
0.23
0.47
Interest Coverage 1.80
ERA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
84% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. ERA: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ERA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 1.80 Max: 3.01
Current: 1.8
0.92
3.01
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.77
M-Score: -2.19
WACC vs ROIC
3.95%
0.80%
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 (%) 8.62
ERA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.36 vs. ERA: 8.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ERA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.39  Med: 12.42 Max: 15.44
Current: 8.62
8.39
15.44
Net-margin (%) 3.09
ERA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. ERA: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ERA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.55  Med: 2.85 Max: 6.26
Current: 3.09
-1.55
6.26
ROE (%) 1.83
ERA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.03 vs. ERA: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ERA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.2  Med: 1.36 Max: 5.01
Current: 1.83
-2.2
5.01
ROA (%) 0.86
ERA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. ERA: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ERA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.54  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.97
Current: 0.86
-0.54
1.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.11
ERA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.71 vs. ERA: 4.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ERA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.25  Med: 4.07 Max: 5.56
Current: 4.11
2.25
5.56
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -19.40
ERA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ERA: -19.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ERA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -57.70 Max: -13.2
Current: -19.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -16.50
ERA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. ERA: -16.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ERA' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -56.10 Max: -15.1
Current: -16.5
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

ERA Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 838,540 sh (-2.12%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,000,274 sh (-5.67%)
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Q3 2015

ERA Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 117,200 sh (New)
Arnold Van Den Berg 892,955 sh (-10.73%)
Chuck Royce 656,940 sh (-21.66%)
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Q4 2015

ERA Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 911,275 sh (+38.72%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 835,243 sh (-6.46%)
Jim Simons 45,800 sh (-60.92%)
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Q1 2016

ERA Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Arnold Van Den Berg 1,073,169 sh (+28.49%)
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Top Ranked Articles about Era Group Inc

Arnold Van Den Berg Buys Shares of Helicopter Operating Company Era Group is one of the leading helicopter operators in the world
Guru Arnold Van Den Berg (Trades, Portfolio) began his investment career in 1968 after he received his securities license. From there, Van Den Berg worked at John Hancock Insurance and then for Capital Securities. It was during this time when the market saw one of the worst declines in Wall Street histroy when the stock market lost 46% of its value in a single calendar year from 1973 to 1974. Read more...
Arnold Van Den Berg's Largest Buys in 1st Quarter Allegheny Technologies had an impact of 2% on his assets
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 22.70
ERA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
71% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. ERA: 22.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ERA' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.08  Med: 32.85 Max: 54.81
Current: 22.7
15.08
54.81
PE(NRI) 22.70
ERA's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
70% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.86 vs. ERA: 22.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ERA' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15  Med: 32.81 Max: 54.81
Current: 22.7
15
54.81
P/B 0.45
ERA's P/B is ranked higher than
86% of the 795 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. ERA: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ERA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.58
Current: 0.45
0.33
1.58
P/S 0.71
ERA's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. ERA: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ERA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.50 Max: 2.37
Current: 0.71
0.55
2.37
POCF 4.34
ERA's POCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. ERA: 4.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ERA' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.49  Med: 6.49 Max: 10.84
Current: 4.34
3.49
10.84
EV-to-EBIT 12.03
ERA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.48 vs. ERA: 12.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ERA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.9  Med: 17.50 Max: 24.4
Current: 12.03
10.9
24.4
EV-to-EBITDA 5.36
ERA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
79% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.65 vs. ERA: 5.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ERA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.8  Med: 8.50 Max: 10.2
Current: 5.36
4.8
10.2
Current Ratio 3.20
ERA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. ERA: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ERA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.94  Med: 3.20 Max: 3.49
Current: 3.2
1.94
3.49
Quick Ratio 2.32
ERA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. ERA: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ERA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 2.32 Max: 2.6
Current: 2.32
1.46
2.6
Days Inventory 56.10
ERA's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
84% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.67 vs. ERA: 56.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ERA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 47.97  Med: 53.07 Max: 58.39
Current: 56.1
47.97
58.39
Days Sales Outstanding 62.99
ERA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
75% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 41.25 vs. ERA: 62.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ERA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.8  Med: 55.59 Max: 65.28
Current: 62.99
36.8
65.28

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.42
ERA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
86% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. ERA: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ERA' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.43
Current: 0.42
0.49
1.43
Price/Median PS Value 0.46
ERA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. ERA: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ERA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.41
Current: 0.46
0.53
1.41
Price/Graham Number 0.65
ERA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
69% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. ERA: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ERA' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.65
0.75
1.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.25
ERA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. ERA: 8.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ERA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 5.70 Max: 9.1
Current: 8.25
4.1
9.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -106314.48
ERA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Airports & Air Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. ERA: -106314.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ERA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -138668  Med: -114821.70 Max: -91165.6
Current: -106314.48
-138668
-91165.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $282
EPS $ 0.42
Beta0.56
Short Percentage of Float4.62%
52-Week Range $7.03 - 22.94
Shares Outstanding(Mil)20.50

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 0.68
EPS without NRI($) 0.68

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Airports & Air Services
Compare:OSTO:SAS, SHSE:600897, NAS:ATSG, MIL:SAVE, OHEL:FIA1S, HKSE:01848 » details
Traded in other countries:ERG.Germany,
Era Group Inc was incorporated in 1999 in Delaware. The Company and its subsidiaries are a helicopter operators and the longest serving helicopter transport operator in the United States, which is its primary area of operations. It operates three classes of helicopters: Heavy, Medium and Light helicopters. Heavy helicopters, which have twin engines and a typical passenger capacity of 16 to 19, are primarily used in support of the deepwater offshore oil and gas industry, frequently in harsh environments or in areas with long distances from shore, such as those in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, Brazil, Australia and the North Sea. Heavy helicopters are also used to support search and rescue operations. Medium helicopters, which mostly have twin engines and a typical passenger capacity of 11 to 12, are primarily used to support the offshore oil and gas industry, search and rescue services, air medical services, firefighting activities and corporate uses. Light helicopters, which may have single or twin engines and a typical passenger capacity of five to nine, are used to support a wide range of activities, including the shallow water oil and gas industry, the mining industry, power line and pipeline surveying, air medical services, tourism and corporate uses. The Company's helicopters are primarily used to transport personnel to, from and between offshore installations, drilling rigs and platforms. The primary users of its helicopter services are integrated and independent oil and gas companies, including Anadarko Petroleum Corporation ("Anadarko"), Shell Exploration and Production Company (Shell), Exxon Mobil Global Services Co., and Petrobras America Inc. (Petrobras America), and the U.S. government. In addition to serving the oil and gas industry, the Company provides helicopters under dry-lease, air medical services, firefighting support and Alaska flightseeing tours, among other activities. The Company provides helicopters under contracts ranging from dry-leases, where only the helicopter is provided, to contracts providing full service operational support. The Company's competitors includes Bristow Group Inc. ("Bristow"), PHI, Inc., Rotorcraft Leasing Company LLC., Lider Aviação Holding S.A., OMNI Táxi Aéreo Ltda., and Brazilian Helicopter Services Taxi Aéreo Ltda. The Company's operations are subject to significant federal, state and local regulations in the United States, as well as international treaties and conventions and the laws of foreign jurisdictions where it operates.
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Arnold Van Den Berg Buys Shares of Helicopter Operating Company Apr 22 2016 
Arnold Van Den Berg's Largest Buys in 1st Quarter Apr 21 2016 
A John Rogers Holding That Could Take Flight in 2016 Dec 22 2015 
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Era Group Has Limited Downside, But Big Upside Potential Jan 23 2015 
Era Group: Undervalued with Bright Prospects May 19 2014 
Optimistic Chuck Royce's Top Q2 New Stocks Aug 06 2013 
New Holdings for High Numbers of Gurus Jul 22 2013 
Arnold Van Den Berg Buys 3 New Stocks Jul 10 2013 
Chuck Royce’s Top 5 New Q1 Purchases Apr 18 2013 

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