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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 0.08
FANG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 915 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. FANG: 0.08 )
FANG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.08

Equity to Asset 0.55
FANG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. FANG: 0.55 )
FANG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.55

0.41
0.79
Interest Coverage 11.81
FANG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
76% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.96 vs. FANG: 11.81 )
FANG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.79   Max: 121.64
Current: 11.81

4.79
121.64
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.74
M-Score: 0.17
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 (%) 49.74
FANG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.63 vs. FANG: 49.74 )
FANG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 10.52   Max: 45.77
Current: 49.74

10.52
45.77
Net-margin (%) 23.99
FANG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. FANG: 23.99 )
FANG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -48.72   Max: 30.2
Current: 23.99

-48.72
30.2
ROE (%) 9.58
FANG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. FANG: 9.58 )
FANG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.36   Max: 8.67
Current: 9.58

-12.36
8.67
ROA (%) 5.54
FANG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1049 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.46 vs. FANG: 5.54 )
FANG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.39   Max: 6.04
Current: 5.54

-8.39
6.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.32
FANG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1038 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. FANG: 12.32 )
FANG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.46   Max: 12.43
Current: 12.32

4.46
12.43
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

FANG Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 32,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 87,709 sh (-27.5%)
RS Investment Management 161,318 sh (-29.03%)
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Q4 2013

FANG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 155,000 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 209,518 sh (+29.88%)
Steven Cohen 84,836 sh (-3.28%)
Chuck Royce 9,100 sh (-72%)
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Q1 2014

FANG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 77,446 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 14,000 sh (+53.85%)
RS Investment Management 104,618 sh (-50.07%)
Louis Moore Bacon 60,000 sh (-61.29%)
Steven Cohen 15,245 sh (-82.03%)
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Q2 2014

FANG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Burbank 12,000 sh (New)
George Soros 145,000 sh (New)
Kyle Bass 428,271 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 20,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FANG

(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
George Soros 2014-06-30 New Buy0.1%$65.17 - $91.41 $ 64.28-15%145000
John Burbank 2014-06-30 New Buy0.02%$65.17 - $91.41 $ 64.28-15%12000
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 35.70
FANG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FANG: 35.70 )
FANG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 35.39   Max: 50.89
Current: 35.7

35.39
50.89
P/B 2.89
FANG's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. FANG: 2.89 )
FANG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 4.09
Current: 2.89

1.41
4.09
P/S 8.61
FANG's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. FANG: 8.61 )
FANG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 4.16   Max: 13.69
Current: 8.61

4.16
13.69
EV-to-EBIT 23.45
FANG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 70.15 vs. FANG: 23.45 )
FANG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 21.5   Max: 68
Current: 23.45

21.5
68
Current Ratio 0.68
FANG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. FANG: 0.68 )
FANG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 1.25
Current: 0.68

0.45
1.25
Quick Ratio 0.66
FANG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. FANG: 0.66 )
FANG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 1.13
Current: 0.66

0.34
1.13

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.89
FANG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. FANG: 2.89 )
FANG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.53   Max: 4.05
Current: 2.89

1.53
4.05
Price/Median PS Value 0.81
FANG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. FANG: 0.81 )
FANG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 1.14
Current: 0.81

0.43
1.14
Price/Graham Number 2.19
FANG's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
85% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FANG: 2.19 )
FANG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.44   Max: 3.07
Current: 2.19

2.44
3.07
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.30
FANG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. FANG: 4.30 )
FANG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 4.7
Current: 4.3

1.5
4.7

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Diamondback Energy Inc was incorporated on December 30, 2011 in Delaware. The Company is an independent oil and natural gas company currently focused on the acquisition, development, exploration and exploitation of unconventional, onshore oil and natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin in West Texas. This basin, which is one of the major producing basins in the United States, is characterized by an extensive production history, a favorable operating environment, mature infrastructure, long reserve life, multiple producing horizons, enhanced recovery potential and a large number of operators. The Company began operations in December 2007 with its acquisition of 4,174 net acres with production at the time of acquisition of approximately 800 net barrels of oil equivalent, or BOE, per day from 34 gross (16.8 net) wells in the Permian Basin. Subsequently, it acquired approximately 26,878 additional net acres, which brought its total net acreage position in the Permian Basin to 31,052 net acres at August 31, 2012 and, after giving effect to the Transactions, it had 51,709 net acres. The Company are the operator of approximately 99% of this acreage. As of August 31, 2012, after giving effect to the Transactions, it had drilled 167 gross (155 net) wells, and participated in an additional 16 gross (seven net) non-operated wells, in the Permian Basin. Of these 183 gross wells, 171 were completed as producing wells and 12 are in various stages of completion. In the aggregate, as of August 31, 2012, it held interests in 205 gross (185 net) producing well in the Permian Basin. The Company's activities are primarily focused on the Clearfork, Spraberry, Wolfcamp, Cline, Strawn and Atoka formations, which it refer to collectively as the Wolfberry play. The Wolfberry play is characterized by high oil and liquids rich natural gas, multiple vertical and horizontal target horizons, extensive production history, long- lived reserves and high drilling success rates. The Wolfberry play is a modification and extension of the Spraberry play, the majority of which is designated in the Spraberry trend area field. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the Spraberry trend area ranks as the second largest oilfield in the United States, based on 2009 reserves.
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