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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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Cash to Debt 0.10
FRO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 1138 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. FRO: 0.10 )
FRO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.1

Equity to Asset -0.12
FRO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 1128 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. FRO: -0.12 )
FRO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.12   Max: 0.65
Current: -0.12

-0.12
0.65
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.35
M-Score: -3.18
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 (%) -13.57
FRO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1143 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. FRO: -13.57 )
FRO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -49.33   Max: 77.98
Current: -13.57

-49.33
77.98
Net-margin (%) -28.69
FRO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1143 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.57 vs. FRO: -28.69 )
FRO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -65.37   Max: 55.53
Current: -28.69

-65.37
55.53
ROE (%) -406.61
FRO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1130 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.33 vs. FRO: -406.61 )
FRO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -406.61   Max: 121.72
Current: -406.61

-406.61
121.72
ROA (%) -12.65
FRO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. FRO: -12.65 )
FRO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -18.79   Max: 23.99
Current: -12.65

-18.79
23.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -7.55
FRO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1145 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.73 vs. FRO: -7.55 )
FRO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -16.63   Max: 30.76
Current: -7.55

-16.63
30.76
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -22.00
FRO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. FRO: -22.00 )
FRO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 40.5
Current: -22

0
40.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -81.50
FRO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. FRO: -81.50 )
FRO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 75.3
Current: -81.5

0
75.3
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

FRO Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2013

FRO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 298,197 sh (New)
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Q1 2014

FRO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Charles Brandes 29,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons 13,700 sh (-95.41%)
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Q2 2014

FRO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Charles Brandes Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FRO

(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
Charles Brandes 2014-06-30 Sold Out $2.26 - $4.1 $ 2.43-20%0
Charles Brandes 2014-03-31 New Buy$3.57 - $5.06 $ 2.43-41%29600
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.07%$3.11 - $3.98 $ 2.43-29%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.07%$3.08 - $4.66 $ 2.43-36%280631
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.08%$4.11 - $8.28 $ 2.43-52%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 46.3%0.02%$2.69 - $6.37 $ 2.43-46%150054
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 8.54
FRO's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 19.76 vs. FRO: 8.54 )
N/A
P/S 0.40
FRO's P/S is ranked higher than
86% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. FRO: 0.40 )
FRO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 2.58
Current: 0.4

0.2
2.58
POCF 5.35
FRO's POCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 11.03 vs. FRO: 5.35 )
FRO' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 104.25
Current: 5.35

1.8
104.25
EV-to-EBIT -15.34
FRO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 23.06 vs. FRO: -15.34 )
FRO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -33.5   Max: 36.8
Current: -15.34

-33.5
36.8
Current Ratio 0.79
FRO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 1142 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. FRO: 0.79 )
FRO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 4.07
Current: 0.79

0.36
4.07
Quick Ratio 0.79
FRO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1142 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. FRO: 0.79 )
FRO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 4.07
Current: 0.79

0.36
4.07
Days Inventory 37.66
FRO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
69% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 27.91 vs. FRO: 37.66 )
FRO' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 8.36   Max: 89.2
Current: 37.66

8.36
89.2
Days Sales Outstanding 13.93
FRO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
93% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 49.52 vs. FRO: 13.93 )
FRO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 5   Max: 58.26
Current: 13.93

5
58.26

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.30
FRO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. FRO: 0.30 )
FRO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 1.65
Current: 0.3

0.14
1.65
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -6.90
FRO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1138 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. FRO: -6.90 )
FRO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -6.9   Max: 21.5
Current: -6.9

-6.9
21.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 18.35
FRO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
84% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. FRO: 18.35 )
FRO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -18.7   Max: 101.3
Current: 18.35

-18.7
101.3

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports
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Traded in other countries:FROo.Sweden, FRO.Norway, FRO.UK, FRL.Germany,
Frontline Ltd was incorporated on 12 June 1992 in Bermuda. It is an international shipping company that engaged in the ownership and operation of oil tankers and oil/bulk/ore, or OBO, carriers, which are currently configured to carry dry cargo. The Company operates oil tankers of two sizes: VLCCs, which are between 200,000 and 320,000 dwt, and Suezmaxes, 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, the Isle of Man, Liberia, Norway, the United Kingdom and Singapore. The Company is also involved in the charter, purchase and sale of vessels.
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