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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 : 6/10

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Cash to Debt 0.34
GDFZY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
81% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. GDFZY: 0.34 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1.41
Current: 0.34

0.1
1.41
Equity to Asset 0.34
GDFZY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. GDFZY: 0.34 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.34

0.27
0.45
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.66
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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Operating margin (%) -7.87
GDFZY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.25 vs. GDFZY: -7.87 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -7.5   Max: 33.61
Current: -7.87

-7.5
33.61
Net-margin (%) -10.55
GDFZY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.84 vs. GDFZY: -10.55 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.4   Max: 24.55
Current: -10.55

-10.4
24.55
ROE (%) -13.90
GDFZY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.72 vs. GDFZY: -13.90 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -14.89   Max: 24.47
Current: -13.9

-14.89
24.47
ROA (%) -4.86
GDFZY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. GDFZY: -4.86 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.09   Max: 7.4
Current: -4.86

-5.09
7.4
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -8.94
GDFZY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.53 vs. GDFZY: -8.94 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -8.83   Max: 73.78
Current: -8.94

-8.83
73.78
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.70
GDFZY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. GDFZY: -0.70 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 156.8
Current: -0.7

0
156.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -9.40
GDFZY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. GDFZY: -9.40 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 148.9
Current: -9.4

0
148.9
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Ratios

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P/B 0.86
GDFZY's P/B is ranked higher than
90% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. GDFZY: 0.86 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 2.83
Current: 0.86

0.44
2.83
P/S 0.52
GDFZY's P/S is ranked higher than
92% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. GDFZY: 0.52 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 1.41
Current: 0.52

0.06
1.41
PFCF 10.32
GDFZY's PFCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 459.00 vs. GDFZY: 10.32 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.25   Max: 31.09
Current: 10.32

7.25
31.09
EV-to-EBIT -11.53
GDFZY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.72 vs. GDFZY: -11.53 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -12.1   Max: 13.3
Current: -11.53

-12.1
13.3
Shiller P/E 18.75
GDFZY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 24.65 vs. GDFZY: 18.75 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6   Max: 20.16
Current: 18.75

6
20.16
Current Ratio 1.07
GDFZY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. GDFZY: 1.07 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1   Max: 1.39
Current: 1.07

1
1.39
Quick Ratio 0.97
GDFZY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. GDFZY: 0.97 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 1.2
Current: 0.97

0.92
1.2

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.41
GDFZY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
91% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. GDFZY: 5.41 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 10.58
Current: 5.41

1.71
10.58
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.79
GDFZY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
87% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. GDFZY: 5.79 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.83   Max: 11.34
Current: 5.79

1.83
11.34
Share Buyback Rate -2.60
GDFZY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. GDFZY: -2.60 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -138.7
Current: -2.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.80
GDFZY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
83% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. GDFZY: 1.80 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 17
Current: 1.8

1.31
17
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.67
GDFZY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
96% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. GDFZY: 0.67 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 1.92
Current: 0.67

0.11
1.92
Price/Median PS Value 0.73
GDFZY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. GDFZY: 0.73 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 1.46
Current: 0.73

0.12
1.46
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -8.70
GDFZY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
55% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. GDFZY: -8.70 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 7.5   Max: 34.6
Current: -8.7

7.5
34.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.09
GDFZY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.81 vs. GDFZY: 6.09 )
GDFZY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -66.8   Max: 63.4
Current: 6.09

-66.8
63.4

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:0LD0.UK, GSZ.Italy, 142069.Netherlands, GSZ.France, GZFB.Germany, GZF.Germany, GSZ N.Mexico, GSZ.Switzerland,
GDF Suez was incorporated in 1946 as an EPIC (French public industrial and commercial enterprise. The Company is engaged in the purchasing, production and marketing of natural gas and electricity. Other activities also include transmission, storage, distribution, management and development of gas infrastructures, and energy services. The Company is now organized around the following fi ve operating segments: GDF SUEZ Energy International, GDF SUEZ Energy Europe, GDF SUEZ Global Gas & LNG, GDF SUEZ Infrastructures and GDF SUEZ Energy Services. The Company is subject in particular to Law 46-628 of April 8, 1946 governing the nationalization of electricity and gas, Law 2003-8 of January 3, 2003 governing gas and electricity markets and energy public service, Law 2004-803 of August 9, 2004 governing electricity and gas public service and electricity and gas companies, and Law 2006-1537 of December 7, 2006 governing the energy sector.
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