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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
Equity to Asset 0.52
ERF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
76% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. ERF: 0.52 )
ERF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 0.78
Current: 0.52

0.48
0.78
Interest Coverage 2.63
ERF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
63% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. ERF: 2.63 )
ERF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 35.52
Current: 2.63

0.9
35.52
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.62
M-Score: -0.69
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 9.74
ERF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. ERF: 9.74 )
ERF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -24.98   Max: 56.33
Current: 9.74

-24.98
56.33
Net-margin (%) 3.05
ERF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. ERF: 3.05 )
ERF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.68   Max: 36.93
Current: 3.05

-10.68
36.93
ROE (%) 2.48
ERF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. ERF: 2.48 )
ERF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -5.11   Max: 20.49
Current: 2.48

-5.11
20.49
ROA (%) 1.30
ERF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1037 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. ERF: 1.30 )
ERF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.88   Max: 14.27
Current: 1.3

-2.88
14.27
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.28
ERF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. ERF: 6.28 )
ERF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7.26   Max: 26.7
Current: 6.28

-7.26
26.7
Revenue Growth (%) 0.60
ERF's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 10.60 vs. ERF: 0.60 )
ERF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -20.9   Max: 26
Current: 0.6

-20.9
26
EBITDA Growth (%) -4.20
ERF's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. ERF: -4.20 )
ERF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -28.1   Max: 35.4
Current: -4.2

-28.1
35.4
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

ERF Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 82,400 sh (-65.22%)
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Q4 2013

ERF Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 177,323 sh (+115.2%)
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Q1 2014

ERF Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 10,223 sh (-94.23%)
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Q2 2014

ERF Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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Jim Simons 172,023 sh (+1582.71%)
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 63.90
ERF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ERF: 63.90 )
ERF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 233.63
Current: 63.9

0.89
233.63
P/B 2.60
ERF's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. ERF: 2.60 )
ERF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 2.98
Current: 2.6

0.66
2.98
P/S 2.90
ERF's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. ERF: 2.90 )
ERF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 4.68
Current: 2.9

0.18
4.68
EV-to-EBIT 33.27
ERF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 487.96 vs. ERF: 33.27 )
ERF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 154.6
Current: 33.27

0.9
154.6
Shiller P/E 41.00
ERF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ERF: 41.00 )
ERF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.59   Max: 44.25
Current: 41

1.59
44.25
Current Ratio 0.48
ERF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. ERF: 0.48 )
ERF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.22
Current: 0.48

0.27
1.22
Quick Ratio 0.48
ERF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. ERF: 0.48 )
ERF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.22
Current: 0.48

0.27
1.22

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.60
ERF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
62% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. ERF: 4.60 )
ERF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 24.61
Current: 4.6

0.81
24.61
Dividend Payout 2.09
ERF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
90% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ERF: 2.09 )
ERF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 36
Current: 2.09

0.36
36
Dividend growth (3y) -18.30
ERF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
70% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. ERF: -18.30 )
ERF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: -10.9
Current: -18.3

Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.02
ERF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
70% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. ERF: 2.02 )
ERF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 10.79
Current: 2.02

0.36
10.79
Share Buyback Rate -4.60
ERF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.70 vs. ERF: -4.60 )
ERF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -3.9   Max: -66
Current: -4.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.60
ERF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
51% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ERF: 3.60 )
ERF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 4.04
Current: 3.6

0.14
4.04
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
ERF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. ERF: 1.00 )
ERF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 1.43
Current: 1

0.06
1.43
Price/Graham Number 3.10
ERF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
75% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ERF: 3.10 )
ERF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 4.75
Current: 3.1

0.07
4.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.00
ERF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
53% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. ERF: 3.00 )
ERF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 114.1
Current: 3

0.6
114.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -21.25
ERF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
74% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -11.31 vs. ERF: -21.25 )
ERF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -30.4   Max: 92.5
Current: -21.25

-30.4
92.5

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
Compare:OJSCY, APC, APA, HRTPY, SGTZY » details
Traded in other countries:ERF.Canada, E17.Germany
Enerplus Corp is a North American energy producer with a diversified asset base of oil and gas assets. The Cmpany has a concentrated portfolio of oil and natural gas assets both in Canada and the United States. It strives to maintain a balance between oil and natural gas production to help mitigate the risk associated with any one commodity while providing access to some of the best plays in North America. Its oil portfolio includes opportunities in the Bakken/Three Forks resource play in North Dakota, as well as stable, low decline crude oil production from a variety of crude oil waterflood properties across Western Canada. The Corporation has categorized its key assets and operations into four play types, which include: (i) Tight Oil primarily in Montana and North Dakota; (ii) Marcellus Shale Gas in the northeastern United States; (iii) Deep Gas in northwestern Alberta and northeastern British Columbia; and (iv) Crude Oil Waterfloods throughout western Canada. Additionally, the Corporation has interests in other oil and natural gas properties throughout western Canada, including shallow gas in southeastern and central Alberta and southwestern Saskatchewan.
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