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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 : 4/10

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Cash to Debt 0.02
GUL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
148% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. GUL: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GUL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02
Equity to Asset 0.29
GUL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
151% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. GUL: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GUL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.29
0.27
0.34
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.39
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 (%) 18.40
GUL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
145% of the 601 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 11.99 vs. GUL: 18.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GUL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 13.84  Med: 14.61 Max: 18.63
Current: 18.4
13.84
18.63
Net-margin (%) 9.17
GUL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
145% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.26 vs. GUL: 9.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GUL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 6.59  Med: 7.54 Max: 9.18
Current: 9.17
6.59
9.18
ROE (%) 10.70
GUL's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
145% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.81 vs. GUL: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GUL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 9.89  Med: 10.89 Max: 12.61
Current: 10.7
9.89
12.61
ROA (%) 3.05
GUL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
142% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. GUL: 3.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GUL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.87  Med: 3.49 Max: 3.63
Current: 3.05
2.87
3.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.29
GUL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
143% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. GUL: 7.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GUL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.13  Med: 8.23 Max: 9.14
Current: 7.29
7.13
9.14
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Preferred stocks of Gulf Power Co.

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
GLFPN104.905.72
GUL24.990.00
GLFPO99.385.63
GLFQP98.8610.326.45 % Non-Cum Pfd Shs Series -2007A-

Ratios

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P/S 28010.50
GUL's P/S is ranked lower than
146% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. GUL: 28010.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GUL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 31889.1
Current: 28010.5
0
31889.1
EV-to-EBIT 38.50
GUL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
169% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.35 vs. GUL: 38.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GUL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 38.5
Current Ratio 1.08
GUL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
146% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. GUL: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GUL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.57
Current: 1.08
0.88
1.57
Quick Ratio 0.71
GUL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
146% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. GUL: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GUL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.05
Current: 0.71
0.43
1.05

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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
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Traded in other countries:GLFPN.USA, GLFPO.USA, GLFQP.USA,
Gulf Power Company operates as a vertically integrated utility providing electricity to retail customers within its traditional service area located in northwest Florida and to wholesale customers in the Southeast. It sells electricity at retail in 71 communities, including Pensacola, Panama City, and Fort Walton Beach; and at wholesale to a non-affiliated utility and a municipality.
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