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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.09
FRO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
78% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. FRO: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FRO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.46
Current: 0.09
0.03
0.46
Equity to Asset 0.48
FRO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. FRO: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FRO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.12  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.48
-0.12
0.52
Interest Coverage 4.65
FRO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
65% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. FRO: 4.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FRO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 4.01 Max: 16.3
Current: 4.65
0.2
16.3
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.01
M-Score: 2.09
WACC vs ROIC
8.46%
10.50%
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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Operating margin (%) 32.38
FRO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. FRO: 32.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FRO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.22  Med: 37.24 Max: 62.58
Current: 32.38
-56.22
62.58
Net-margin (%) 21.54
FRO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. FRO: 21.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FRO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.2  Med: 32.11 Max: 61.81
Current: 21.54
-73.2
61.81
ROE (%) 13.20
FRO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.59 vs. FRO: 13.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FRO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -111.72  Med: 24.48 Max: 149.91
Current: 13.2
-111.72
149.91
ROA (%) 6.25
FRO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. FRO: 6.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FRO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.79  Med: 5.15 Max: 17.94
Current: 6.25
-18.79
17.94
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.55
FRO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 9.42 vs. FRO: 10.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FRO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.4  Med: 11.26 Max: 28.08
Current: 10.55
-16.4
28.08
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -53.10
FRO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. FRO: -53.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FRO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -4.8 Max: 40.5
Current: -53.1
0
40.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -32.50
FRO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. FRO: -32.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FRO' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -8.5 Max: 75.4
Current: -32.5
0
75.4
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-02-28)


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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

FRO Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Steven Cohen 3,173,900 sh (-98.11%)
Paul Tudor Jones 153,518 sh (-98.55%)
Jim Simons 1,756,792 sh (-98.74%)
Charles Brandes 25,000 sh (-99.62%)
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Q1 2016

FRO Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 102,600 sh (+8254.07%)
Jim Simons 302,659 sh (+2053.49%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Charles Brandes Sold Out
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Q2 2016

FRO Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Joel Greenblatt 56,757 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 17,700 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 62,600 sh (-38.99%)
Jim Simons 13,109 sh (-95.67%)
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Q3 2016

FRO Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Steven Cohen 323,600 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 19,700 sh (+11.30%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports    NAICS: 486110    SIC: 4491
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Traded in other countries:FRLN.Germany, FRO.Norway, FROo.Sweden, FRO.UK,
Frontline Ltd is an international shipping company. The Company operates in the tanker market as an international provider of seaborne transportation of crude oil.

Frontline Ltd is an international shipping company incorporated in Bermuda as an exempted company on June 12, 1992. The Company operates in the tanker market as an international provider of seaborne transportation of crude oil. The Company operates oil tankers of two sizes including VLCCs, which are between 200,000 and 320,000 dwt, and Suezmax tankers, which are vessels between 120,000 and 170,000 dwt. The Company operates through subsidiaries and partnerships located in the Bahamas, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, India, the Philippines, the Isle of Man, Liberia, Norway, the United Kingdom and Singapore. The Company is also involved in the charter, purchase and sale of vessels. The Company's tanker fleet consisted of approximately 24 vessels and comprised of 6 VLCCs and eight Suezmax tankers. The Company's operations are subject to numerous laws and regulations in the form of international conventions and treaties, national, state and local laws and national and international regulations in force in the jurisdictions in which its vessels operate or are registered, which can affect the ownership and operation of its vessels.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 6.57
FRO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
88% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 16.48 vs. FRO: 6.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
FRO' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 5.87 Max: 41.79
Current: 6.57
1.33
41.79
Forward P/E 178.57
FRO's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
99% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FRO: 178.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 6.79
FRO's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
88% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 16.50 vs. FRO: 6.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
FRO' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 5.88 Max: 39.66
Current: 6.79
1.29
39.66
P/B 0.82
FRO's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 795 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. FRO: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FRO' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 2.68 Max: 341.8
Current: 0.82
0.13
341.8
P/S 1.43
FRO's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. FRO: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FRO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.42 Max: 5.73
Current: 1.43
0.26
5.73
POCF 3.13
FRO's POCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. FRO: 3.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FRO' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.81  Med: 5.4 Max: 47.39
Current: 3.13
1.81
47.39
EV-to-EBIT 12.05
FRO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
64% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 14.71 vs. FRO: 12.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FRO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.5  Med: 7.8 Max: 47.5
Current: 12.05
-55.5
47.5
EV-to-EBITDA 7.38
FRO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
70% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 10.23 vs. FRO: 7.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FRO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.4  Med: 7.1 Max: 429.8
Current: 7.38
-9.4
429.8
Shiller P/E 0.77
FRO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 21.30 vs. FRO: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
FRO' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.11 Max: 10.05
Current: 0.77
0.32
10.05
Current Ratio 1.48
FRO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. FRO: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FRO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.42 Max: 4.07
Current: 1.48
0.36
4.07
Quick Ratio 1.48
FRO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. FRO: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FRO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.35 Max: 4.07
Current: 1.48
0.36
4.07
Days Inventory 45.29
FRO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
80% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 11.74 vs. FRO: 45.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FRO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.11  Med: 53.81 Max: 382.8
Current: 45.29
22.11
382.8
Days Sales Outstanding 26.23
FRO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 42.97 vs. FRO: 26.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FRO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.8  Med: 16.48 Max: 45.63
Current: 26.23
9.8
45.63
Days Payable 8.43
FRO's Days Payable is ranked lower than
91% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 36.44 vs. FRO: 8.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FRO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.03  Med: 10 Max: 50.35
Current: 8.43
4.03
50.35

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 14.40
FRO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. FRO: 14.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
FRO' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 12.45 Max: 40.66
Current: 14.4
0.44
40.66
Dividend Payout 1.12
FRO's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
90% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. FRO: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
FRO' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.12
Current: 1.12
0.12
1.12
Forward Dividend Yield 5.64
FRO's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
80% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. FRO: 5.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 14.40
FRO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1043 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. FRO: 14.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
FRO' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 12.45 Max: 40.66
Current: 14.4
0.44
40.66
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -115.80
FRO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: -2.80 vs. FRO: -115.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FRO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -115.8  Med: -1.3 Max: 0
Current: -115.8
-115.8
0

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.97
FRO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. FRO: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FRO' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 2.37 Max: 322.13
Current: 0.97
0.07
322.13
Price/Median PS Value 1.04
FRO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. FRO: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FRO' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.8 Max: 3.31
Current: 1.04
0.14
3.31
Price/Graham Number 0.54
FRO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
83% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. FRO: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
FRO' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.77 Max: 15.98
Current: 0.54
0.06
15.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.34
FRO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. FRO: 8.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FRO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 9.8 Max: 40.9
Current: 8.34
2.1
40.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 9.19
FRO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.28 vs. FRO: 9.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FRO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.5  Med: 3.1 Max: 84.7
Current: 9.19
-18.5
84.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $730.0
EPS (TTM) $ 1.10
Beta1.49
Short Percentage of Float8.04%
52-Week Range $6.80 - 11.25
Shares Outstanding (Mil)169.81

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 514 423 490
EPS ($) 0.68 0.04 0.17
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.68 0.04 0.17
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.76 0.14 0.17
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