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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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Equity to Asset -0.16
FST's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. FST: -0.16 )
FST' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.16   Max: 0.54
Current: -0.16

-0.16
0.54
Interest Coverage 0.94
FST's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 14.93 vs. FST: 0.94 )
FST' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 6.01
Current: 0.94

0.29
6.01
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -4.07
M-Score: -3.10
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 (%) 23.02
FST's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.65 vs. FST: 23.02 )
FST' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -186.56   Max: 35.79
Current: 23.02

-186.56
35.79
Net-margin (%) -37.42
FST's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. FST: -37.42 )
FST' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -212.81   Max: 32.1
Current: -37.42

-212.81
32.1
ROE (%) 1269.63
FST's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1135 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. FST: 1269.63 )
FST' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -224.11   Max: 1269.63
Current: 1269.63

-224.11
1269.63
ROA (%) -8.54
FST's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1179 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.17 vs. FST: -8.54 )
FST' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -46.17   Max: 8.09
Current: -8.54

-46.17
8.09
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.78
FST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. FST: 6.78 )
FST' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -42.34   Max: 17.19
Current: 6.78

-42.34
17.19
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -15.80
FST's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. FST: -15.80 )
FST' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30.3   Max: 20.2
Current: -15.8

-30.3
20.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -18.20
FST's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. FST: -18.20 )
FST' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -42.3   Max: 31.6
Current: -18.2

-42.3
31.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -28.10
FST's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. FST: -28.10 )
FST' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28.1   Max: 154.6
Current: -28.1

-28.1
154.6
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Ratios

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P/S 0.08
FST's P/S is ranked higher than
99% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. FST: 0.08 )
FST' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 4.18
Current: 0.08

0.07
4.18
EV-to-EBIT 13.11
FST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 57.86 vs. FST: 13.11 )
FST' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -7.7   Max: 64.5
Current: 13.11

-7.7
64.5
Current Ratio 0.30
FST's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. FST: 0.30 )
FST' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.71
Current: 0.3

0.25
1.71
Quick Ratio 0.30
FST's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. FST: 0.30 )
FST' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.71
Current: 0.3

0.25
1.71

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.05
FST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. FST: 0.05 )
FST' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 2.89
Current: 0.05

0.15
2.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.60
FST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. FST: 7.60 )
FST' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 43.7
Current: 7.6

1.6
43.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 382.71
FST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
100% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. FST: 382.71 )
FST' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1595.4   Max: 10
Current: 382.71

-1595.4
10

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Forest Oil Corp was incorporated in New York in 1924, as the successor to a company formed in 1916, and has been a publicly held company since 1969. It is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of natural gas and liquids in North America. The Company operates in one industry segment, oil and gas exploration and production, and has one reportable geographical business segment, the United States. Its core operational areas consist of drilling projects that have exposure to oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. Its primary areas of focus are in Eagle Ford in South Texas and Ark-La-Tex in East Texas. Its Eagle Ford assets are located in Gonzales County in South Texas. It encounter intense competition in all aspects of its business, including acquisition of properties and oil and natural gas leases, marketing oil and natural gas, obtaining services, and securing drilling rigs and other equipment necessary for drilling and completing wells. The Company's oil and gas operations are subject to various United States federal, state, and local laws and regulations and foreign laws and regulations.
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