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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 lower than
79% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. FRO: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FRO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.08 Max: N/A
Current: 0.1
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -0.75
M-Score: -3.34
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 (%) -2.75
FRO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.29 vs. FRO: -2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FRO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -49.33  Med: 37.86 Max: 77.98
Current: -2.75
-49.33
77.98
Net-margin (%) -22.42
FRO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. FRO: -22.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FRO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -65.37  Med: 14.10 Max: 55.53
Current: -22.42
-65.37
55.53
ROA (%) -10.72
FRO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. FRO: -10.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FRO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -18.79  Med: 3.98 Max: 23.99
Current: -10.72
-18.79
23.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -6.65
FRO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. FRO: -6.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FRO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -16.1  Med: 13.35 Max: 31.85
Current: -6.65
-16.1
31.85
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -21.80
FRO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. FRO: -21.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FRO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -9.45 Max: 40.5
Current: -21.8
0
40.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -65.20
FRO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. FRO: -65.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FRO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -12.10 Max: 75.3
Current: -65.2
0
75.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -40.30
FRO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. FRO: -40.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FRO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 4.70 Max: 344.8
Current: -40.3
0
344.8
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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

Jim Simons Sold Out
Charles Brandes Sold Out
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Q1 2015

FRO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 13,665 sh (New)
Jim Simons 13,900 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 53,300 sh (New)
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Ratios

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P/S 0.52
FRO's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. FRO: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FRO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.43 Max: 2.58
Current: 0.52
0.2
2.58
POCF 4.17
FRO's POCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. FRO: 4.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FRO' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.8  Med: 4.87 Max: 139
Current: 4.17
1.8
139
Current Ratio 0.82
FRO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. FRO: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FRO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.34 Max: 4.07
Current: 0.82
0.36
4.07
Quick Ratio 0.82
FRO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. FRO: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FRO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.34 Max: 4.07
Current: 0.82
0.36
4.07
Days Inventory 43.47
FRO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
81% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 12.63 vs. FRO: 43.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FRO' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 8.36  Med: 37.98 Max: 89.2
Current: 43.47
8.36
89.2
Days Sales Outstanding 12.95
FRO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 42.08 vs. FRO: 12.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FRO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 8.35  Med: 15.32 Max: 58.26
Current: 12.95
8.35
58.26

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.39
FRO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. FRO: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FRO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.65 Max: 1.66
Current: 0.39
0.14
1.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -5.34
FRO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. FRO: -5.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FRO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -5.44  Med: 11.80 Max: 21.5
Current: -5.34
-5.44
21.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 16.57
FRO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. FRO: 16.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FRO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -18.7  Med: 9.20 Max: 97
Current: 16.57
-18.7
97

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports
Compare:AMKAF, NMM, TK, ISH, CMHHY » details
Traded in other countries:FROo.Sweden, FRO.Norway, FRO.UK, FRL.Germany,
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 22 vessels and comprised of 14 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.
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