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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.16
FRO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. FRO: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
FRO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.46
Current: 0.16
0.04
0.46
Equity-to-Asset 0.51
FRO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. FRO: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
FRO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.02  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.51
Current: 0.51
-0.02
0.51
Interest Coverage 3.13
FRO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
73% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 9.54 vs. FRO: 3.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FRO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 3.13 Max: 16.3
Current: 3.13
0.2
16.3
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 1.02
Beneish M-Score: -2.89
WACC vs ROIC
9.19%
6.68%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 23.53
FRO's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
82% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.81 vs. FRO: 23.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
FRO' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.22  Med: 31.52 Max: 62.58
Current: 23.53
-56.22
62.58
Net Margin % 15.51
FRO's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
81% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. FRO: 15.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
FRO' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.2  Med: 23.31 Max: 61.81
Current: 15.51
-73.2
61.81
ROE % 8.09
FRO's ROE % is ranked higher than
60% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. FRO: 8.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
FRO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -111.72  Med: 17.96 Max: 149.91
Current: 8.09
-111.72
149.91
ROA % 3.98
FRO's ROA % is ranked higher than
64% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. FRO: 3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
FRO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.79  Med: 4.43 Max: 17.94
Current: 3.98
-18.79
17.94
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 7.43
FRO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
55% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. FRO: 7.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
FRO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.4  Med: 8.78 Max: 28.08
Current: 7.43
-16.4
28.08
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 60.10
FRO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
99% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. FRO: 60.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
FRO' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -74.4  Med: 10.4 Max: 60.1
Current: 60.1
-74.4
60.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 29.20
FRO's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. FRO: 29.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
FRO' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -2.3 Max: 75.4
Current: 29.2
0
75.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 7.10
FRO's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. FRO: 7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
FRO' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.7  Med: 4.9 Max: 275.2
Current: 7.1
-60.7
275.2
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» FRO's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-28 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

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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Q4 2016

FRO Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 10,816 sh (New)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Murray Stahl 18,800 sh (-4.57%)
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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.

Based in Bermuda, Frontline operates a fleet of more than 70 crude oil tankers. The vessels transport crude oil internationally under short- and medium-term contracts. Some of the firm's vessels are also equipped to transport raw materials such as iron ore and coal. Frontline owns a small percentage of its fleet, choosing instead to lease vessels from third parties.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 9.08
FRO's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 16.82 vs. FRO: 9.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
FRO' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 6 Max: 41.79
Current: 9.08
1.33
41.79
Forward PE Ratio 169.49
FRO's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 16.18 vs. FRO: 169.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 9.08
FRO's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
79% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 16.82 vs. FRO: 9.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
FRO' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 5.95 Max: 39.66
Current: 9.08
1.29
39.66
PB Ratio 0.70
FRO's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. FRO: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FRO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 2.63 Max: 341.8
Current: 0.7
0.13
341.8
PS Ratio 1.41
FRO's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. FRO: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FRO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.42 Max: 5.73
Current: 1.41
0.26
5.73
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.74
FRO's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
75% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.41 vs. FRO: 3.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
FRO' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.81  Med: 5.34 Max: 47.39
Current: 3.74
1.81
47.39
EV-to-EBIT 13.42
FRO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 14.95 vs. FRO: 13.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FRO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.5  Med: 7.9 Max: 47.5
Current: 13.42
-55.5
47.5
EV-to-EBITDA 7.40
FRO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
73% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 10.29 vs. FRO: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FRO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.4  Med: 7.15 Max: 429.8
Current: 7.4
-9.4
429.8
Shiller PE Ratio 0.79
FRO's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 21.66 vs. FRO: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
FRO' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.01 Max: 9.97
Current: 0.79
0.32
9.97
Current Ratio 2.10
FRO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. FRO: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FRO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.72 Max: 3.73
Current: 2.1
0.54
3.73
Quick Ratio 1.89
FRO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. FRO: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FRO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.4 Max: 3.65
Current: 1.89
0.5
3.65
Days Inventory 24.60
FRO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
81% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 11.01 vs. FRO: 24.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FRO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.11  Med: 49.9 Max: 382.8
Current: 24.6
22.11
382.8
Days Sales Outstanding 23.75
FRO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 43.01 vs. FRO: 23.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FRO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.8  Med: 18.88 Max: 45.63
Current: 23.75
9.8
45.63
Days Payable 4.52
FRO's Days Payable is ranked lower than
95% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 36.44 vs. FRO: 4.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FRO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.03  Med: 8.83 Max: 50.35
Current: 4.52
4.03
50.35

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 12.47
FRO's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
98% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. FRO: 12.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
FRO' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 12.59 Max: 40.66
Current: 12.47
0.44
40.66
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.40
FRO's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. FRO: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
FRO' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.4
Current: 1.4
0.12
1.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 8.78
FRO's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
95% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. FRO: 8.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 12.47
FRO's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
93% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. FRO: 12.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
FRO' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 12.59 Max: 40.66
Current: 12.47
0.44
40.66
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -108.30
FRO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. FRO: -108.30 )
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: 1.9
Current: -108.3
-115.8
1.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.84
FRO's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. FRO: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
FRO' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 2.02 Max: 8.06
Current: 0.84
0.07
8.06
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.00
FRO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. FRO: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
FRO' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.71 Max: 1.87
Current: 1
0.14
1.87
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.58
FRO's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. FRO: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
FRO' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.72 Max: 1.62
Current: 0.58
0.06
1.62
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.45
FRO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
65% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. FRO: 7.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FRO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 9.7 Max: 40.9
Current: 7.45
2.1
40.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 10.57
FRO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
63% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.95 vs. FRO: 10.57 )
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: 3.2 Max: 91.5
Current: 10.57
-18.5
91.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $754.3
EPS (TTM) $ 0.75
Beta1.70
Short Percentage of Float7.28%
52-Week Range $6.61 - 10.41
Shares Outstanding (Mil)169.81

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 409 508
EPS ($) 0.04 0.27
EPS without NRI ($) 0.04 0.27
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.14 0.27
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