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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 No Debt
HERO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. HERO: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HERO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.16 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.22
HERO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. HERO: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HERO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.43 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.22
0.22
0.74
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -1.54
M-Score: -3.49
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 : 2/10

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Operating margin (%) -62.51
HERO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. HERO: -62.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HERO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100.82  Med: -5.91 Max: 45.91
Current: -62.51
-100.82
45.91
Net-margin (%) -86.90
HERO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -13.09 vs. HERO: -86.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HERO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -97.44  Med: -11.99 Max: 34.58
Current: -86.9
-97.44
34.58
ROE (%) -70.75
HERO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -11.24 vs. HERO: -70.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HERO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.78  Med: -9.14 Max: 38.98
Current: -70.75
-73.78
38.98
ROA (%) -20.29
HERO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -7.06 vs. HERO: -20.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HERO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.76  Med: -3.79 Max: 24.79
Current: -20.29
-34.76
24.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -18.67
HERO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -6.86 vs. HERO: -18.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HERO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50  Med: -2.88 Max: 52.62
Current: -18.67
-50
52.62
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.70
HERO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. HERO: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HERO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.3  Med: -6.30 Max: 81.6
Current: 3.7
-26.3
81.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -30.60
HERO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. HERO: -30.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HERO' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.8  Med: -24.40 Max: 91.9
Current: -30.6
-57.8
91.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 38.30
HERO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -3.30 vs. HERO: 38.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HERO' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65.3  Med: -5.30 Max: 60.9
Current: 38.3
-65.3
60.9
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

HERO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 1,313,000 sh (+5463.56%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q2 2015

HERO Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Ken Fisher 10,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,588,500 sh (+97.14%)
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Q3 2015

HERO Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
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Q4 2015

HERO Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Third Avenue Management 812,533 sh (New)
Jim Simons 71,426 sh (New)
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Ratios

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POCF 0.07
HERO's POCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. HERO: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HERO' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 6.71 Max: 1558.72
Current: 0.07
0.05
1558.72
Current Ratio 2.15
HERO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. HERO: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HERO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.94 Max: 6.17
Current: 2.15
0.2
6.17
Quick Ratio 2.15
HERO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. HERO: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HERO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.94 Max: 6.17
Current: 2.15
0.2
6.17
Days Sales Outstanding 54.50
HERO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
55% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 58.01 vs. HERO: 54.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HERO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 65.67  Med: 86.72 Max: 105.51
Current: 54.5
65.67
105.51
Days Payable 35.03
HERO's Days Payable is ranked lower than
66% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 49.68 vs. HERO: 35.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HERO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.58  Med: 53.26 Max: 102.31
Current: 35.03
35.58
102.31

Valuation & Return

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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -632.04
HERO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -3.20 vs. HERO: -632.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HERO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1161.38  Med: 7.60 Max: 261.7
Current: -632.04
-1161.38
261.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -17568.20
HERO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -2.07 vs. HERO: -17568.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
HERO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -117.7  Med: -22.90 Max: -0.1
Current: -17568.2
-117.7
-0.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $454
EPS $ -657.99
Beta2.69
Short Percentage of Float19.55%
52-Week Range $0.73 - 274.12
Shares Outstanding(Mil)181.64

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 355 391 438
EPS($) -4.22 -9.72 -8.32
EPS without NRI($) -4.22 -9.72 -8.32

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Drilling » Oil & Gas Drilling
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Hercules Offshore Inc is a Delaware corporation formed in July 2004. The Company provides shallow-water drilling and marine services to the oil and natural gas exploration and production industry. It provides services to national oil and gas companies, to integrated energy companies and oil and natural gas operators. As of February 19, 2014, Company owned a fleet of 38 jackup rigs, including Hercules Triumph and Hercules Resilience, 19 liftboat vessels, as well as operated an additional five liftboat vessels owned by a third party. Its diverse fleet is capable of providing services such as oil and gas exploration and development drilling, well service, platform inspection, maintenance and decommissioning operations in several key shallow-water provinces. Its business segments includes: Domestic Offshore, International Offshore, and International Liftboats. The Domestic Offshore segment includes 28 jackup rigs in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that can drill in maximum water depths ranging from 85 to 350 feet. Eighteen of the jackup rigs are either under contract or available for contracts and ten are cold stacked. International Offshore segment includes ten jackup rigs outside of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Three jackup rigs contracted offshore in Saudi Arabia, two jackup rigs contracted offshore in India, one jackup rig contracted offshore in the Democratic Republic of Congo, one jackup rig contracted offshore in Angola and one jackup rig contracted offshore in Vietnam. In addition, it has one jackup rig cold stacked in Bahrain as well as one jackup rig cold stacked in Malaysia. International Liftboats segment includes 24 liftboats. 20 are operating or available for contracts offshore West Africa, including five liftboats owned by a third party, one is cold stacked offshore West Africa and three are operating or available for contracts in the Middle East region. Its customers include integrated energy companies, independent oil and natural gas operators and national oil companies. The Company is subject to the jurisdiction of the Coast Guard, the National Transportation Safety Board, the Customs and Boarder Protection, the Department of Interior, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement as well as private industry organizations such as the American Bureau of Shipping.
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