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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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.32
ERF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
68% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. ERF: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ERF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.32
0.32
0.78
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -2.64
M-Score: -7.66
WACC vs ROIC
18.56%
-98.00%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -158.60
ERF's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -64.98 vs. ERF: -158.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ERF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -140.44  Med: 10.18 Max: 54.27
Current: -158.6
-140.44
54.27
Net-margin (%) -151.30
ERF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -72.01 vs. ERF: -151.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ERF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -148.32  Med: 8.80 Max: 37.89
Current: -151.3
-148.32
37.89
ROE (%) -103.11
ERF's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -22.67 vs. ERF: -103.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ERF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -97.63  Med: 3.35 Max: 25.32
Current: -103.11
-97.63
25.32
ROA (%) -45.33
ERF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.82 vs. ERF: -45.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ERF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.07  Med: 2.09 Max: 16.78
Current: -45.33
-46.07
16.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -67.56
ERF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -22.13 vs. ERF: -67.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ERF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -83.68  Med: 5.02 Max: 19.49
Current: -67.56
-83.68
19.49
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -12.60
ERF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.50 vs. ERF: -12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ERF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.1  Med: 0.80 Max: 21.7
Current: -12.6
-20.1
21.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 110.20
ERF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. ERF: 110.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ERF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52  Med: 1.40 Max: 110.2
Current: 110.2
-52
110.2
» ERF's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-07)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

ERF Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 170,395 sh (+243.68%)
Jeremy Grantham 103,900 sh (+37.25%)
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ERF Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 327,682 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 60,300 sh (-41.96%)
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Q4 2015

ERF Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 541,900 sh (+65.37%)
Jeremy Grantham 60,300 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2016

ERF Guru Trades in Q1 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Traded in other countries:ERF.Canada, E17.Germany,
Enerplus Corp is a crude oil and natural gas exploration and development company. Its oil and natural gas property interests are located in western Canada in the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan and in the United States.

Enerplus Corp was incorporated on August 12, 2010. It is a crude oil and natural gas exploration and development company. The Company's oil and natural gas property interests are located in western Canada in the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan, and in the United States, in the states of Montana, North Dakota, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The Canadian crude oil portfolio includes a variety of properties producing from the Cardium, Viking, Boundary Lake, Ratcliffe, Sparky/Lloydminster, Lower Mannville and Glauconitic formations. The Canadian natural gas properties are located in Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia. Its focus area is within the Deep Basin region where the company holds approximately 162,000 net acres of high working interest lands. The Company's crude oil and NGLs production is marketed to a diverse portfolio of intermediaries and end users generally on 30-day continuously renewing contracts for crude oil and yearly contracts for NGLs whose terms fluctuate with the monthly spot markets. In Canada, the Company sells its natural gas production at a mix of fixed and floating prices for a variety of terms ranging from spot sales to one year or longer. The Company's operation is subject to the applicable municipal, provincial, state and federal environment, health and safety laws and regulations in its operating areas in both Canada and the United States.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 2.77
ERF's P/B is ranked lower than
80% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ERF: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ERF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.39 Max: 2.98
Current: 2.77
0.65
2.98
P/S 1.92
ERF's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. ERF: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ERF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 2.95 Max: 4.69
Current: 1.92
0.68
4.69
PFCF 101.58
ERF's PFCF is ranked lower than
95% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.01 vs. ERF: 101.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ERF' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.15  Med: 19.75 Max: 2224.29
Current: 101.58
3.15
2224.29
POCF 4.37
ERF's POCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. ERF: 4.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ERF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 5.12 Max: 10.04
Current: 4.37
1.49
10.04
Shiller P/E 16.65
ERF's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.36 vs. ERF: 16.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ERF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.49  Med: 8.37 Max: 17.63
Current: 16.65
4.49
17.63
Current Ratio 0.78
ERF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. ERF: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ERF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.66 Max: 1.22
Current: 0.78
0.27
1.22
Quick Ratio 0.78
ERF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. ERF: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ERF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.66 Max: 1.22
Current: 0.78
0.27
1.22
Days Sales Outstanding 7.84
ERF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 39.16 vs. ERF: 7.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ERF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.88  Med: 34.04 Max: 40.35
Current: 7.84
6.88
40.35
Days Payable 64.58
ERF's Days Payable is ranked lower than
57% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 75.15 vs. ERF: 64.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ERF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.3  Med: 204.90 Max: 413.01
Current: 64.58
58.3
413.01

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 4.11
ERF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
62% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.86 vs. ERF: 4.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ERF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 8.92 Max: 24.37
Current: 4.11
0.81
24.37
Dividend Growth (3y) -25.20
ERF's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
60% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -18.30 vs. ERF: -25.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
ERF' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: -10.9
Current: -25.2
Forward Dividend Yield 1.37
ERF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
83% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. ERF: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.30
ERF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
77% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. ERF: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ERF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 2.81 Max: 7.69
Current: 1.3
0.26
7.69
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.30
ERF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.70 vs. ERF: -1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ERF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -134.1  Med: -10.90 Max: -1.3
Current: -1.3
-134.1
-1.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 657.00
ERF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
100% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. ERF: 657.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ERF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.79 Max: 565.56
Current: 657
0.32
565.56
Price/Median PS Value 0.64
ERF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. ERF: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ERF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.96 Max: 4.69
Current: 0.64
0.22
4.69
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -40.25
ERF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.50 vs. ERF: -40.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ERF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.03  Med: 6.60 Max: 23
Current: -40.25
-43.03
23
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -23.73
ERF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -14.15 vs. ERF: -23.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ERF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.1  Med: -5.80 Max: 29.2
Current: -23.73
-42.1
29.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $706.9
EPS (TTM) $ -5.14
Beta1.38
Short Percentage of Float1.61%
52-Week Range $1.84 - 8.95
Shares Outstanding (Mil)207.13

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.26 0.07 0.38
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.26 0.07 0.38
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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