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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.16
HERO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. HERO: 0.16 )
HERO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.16

Equity to Asset 0.35
HERO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. HERO: 0.35 )
HERO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 0.74
Current: 0.35

0.35
0.74
Interest Coverage 0.70
HERO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
53% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 9.05 vs. HERO: 0.70 )
HERO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 17.04
Current: 0.7

0.7
17.04
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -0.30
M-Score: -2.91
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -0.88
HERO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 8.44 vs. HERO: -0.88 )
HERO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -100.82   Max: 45.91
Current: -0.88

-100.82
45.91
Net-margin (%) -17.05
HERO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 4.56 vs. HERO: -17.05 )
HERO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -97.44   Max: 34.58
Current: -17.05

-97.44
34.58
ROE (%) -19.37
HERO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 3.87 vs. HERO: -19.37 )
HERO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -73.78   Max: 38.98
Current: -19.37

-73.78
38.98
ROA (%) -7.05
HERO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. HERO: -7.05 )
HERO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -34.76   Max: 24.79
Current: -7.05

-34.76
24.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.46
HERO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. HERO: -0.46 )
HERO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -51.36   Max: 43.14
Current: -0.46

-51.36
43.14
Revenue Growth (%) -0.40
HERO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 12.10 vs. HERO: -0.40 )
HERO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -26.4   Max: 81.3
Current: -0.4

-26.4
81.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 40.20
HERO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. HERO: 40.20 )
HERO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -57.4   Max: 91.4
Current: 40.2

-57.4
91.4
EPS Growth (%) -47.10
HERO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. HERO: -47.10 )
HERO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -65.3   Max: 60.9
Current: -47.1

-65.3
60.9
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

HERO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 79,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,753,600 sh (+1694.88%)
Chuck Royce 2,020,600 sh (+19.13%)
Pioneer Investments 236,002 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 1,879,503 sh (-28.39%)
John Burbank 11,364 sh (-98.99%)
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Q1 2014

HERO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 2,400,950 sh (+27.74%)
Chuck Royce 2,452,600 sh (+21.38%)
Paul Tudor Jones 82,400 sh (+3.65%)
Pioneer Investments 236,002 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Steven Cohen 25,744 sh (-98.53%)
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Q2 2014

HERO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Burbank 12,500 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 2,485,600 sh (+1.35%)
Pioneer Investments 236,002 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 75,100 sh (-8.86%)
Jim Simons 722,503 sh (-69.91%)
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Q3 2014

HERO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 84,231 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 90,800 sh (+20.91%)
John Burbank Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 2,138,600 sh (-13.96%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with HERO

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 New Buy$2.2 - $4.22 $ 1.16-65%84231
John Burbank 2014-09-30 Sold Out $2.2 - $4.22 $ 1.16-65%0
John Burbank 2014-06-30 New Buy$3.94 - $4.99 $ 1.16-74%12500
John Burbank 2014-03-31 Sold Out $4.43 - $6.521 $ 1.16-77%0
John Burbank 2013-12-31 Reduce -98.99%0.27%$5.86 - $7.51 $ 1.16-83%11364
John Burbank 2013-09-30 New Buy0.27%$6.63 - $7.88 $ 1.16-84%1128998
George Soros 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.11%$4.42 - $6.1 $ 1.16-77%0
George Soros 2012-09-30 New Buy0.11%$3.28 - $4.97 $ 1.16-71%1461043
John Keeley 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.41%$3.05 - $5.11 $ 1.16-71%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.08%$2.49 - $4.53 $ 1.16-69%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 69.97%0.03%$3.14 - $5.55 $ 1.16-72%159128
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Ratios

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history
P/B 0.20
HERO's P/B is ranked higher than
95% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. HERO: 0.20 )
HERO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 6.9
Current: 0.2

0.11
6.9
P/S 0.20
HERO's P/S is ranked higher than
96% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. HERO: 0.20 )
HERO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 4.89
Current: 0.2

0.04
4.89
EV-to-EBIT -141.21
HERO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 22.18 vs. HERO: -141.21 )
HERO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -183.8   Max: 86.7
Current: -141.21

-183.8
86.7
Current Ratio 2.32
HERO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. HERO: 2.32 )
HERO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 6.17
Current: 2.32

0.97
6.17
Quick Ratio 2.32
HERO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. HERO: 2.32 )
HERO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 6.17
Current: 2.32

0.97
6.17

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.20
HERO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
97% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. HERO: 0.20 )
HERO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 6.31
Current: 0.2

0.15
6.31
Price/Median PS Value 0.20
HERO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. HERO: 0.20 )
HERO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 4.84
Current: 0.2

0.06
4.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -0.70
HERO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. HERO: -0.70 )
HERO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -0.7   Max: 22.3
Current: -0.7

-0.7
22.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -44.23
HERO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
65% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. HERO: -44.23 )
HERO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -46.9   Max: 13.2
Current: -44.23

-46.9
13.2

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Drilling » Oil & Gas Drilling
Compare:SDRL, ESV, PES, OMVJF, SBR » details
Traded in other countries:H6X.Germany,
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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