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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.60
HLX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. HLX: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HLX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.43 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.6
Equity to Asset 0.58
HLX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. HLX: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HLX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.58
0.23
0.74
Interest Coverage 2.30
HLX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.38 vs. HLX: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HLX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 6.94 Max: 29.33
Current: 2.3
0.88
29.33
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.12
M-Score: -2.06
WACC vs ROIC
9.88%
3.33%
WACC
ROIC
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 (%) 7.80
HLX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. HLX: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HLX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.59  Med: 17.18 Max: 29.16
Current: 7.8
-19.59
29.16
Net-margin (%) 4.68
HLX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. HLX: 4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HLX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.08  Med: 15.08 Max: 25.41
Current: 4.68
-30.08
25.41
ROE (%) 2.09
HLX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. HLX: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HLX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.37  Med: 8.80 Max: 31.93
Current: 2.09
-42.37
31.93
ROA (%) 1.25
HLX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. HLX: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HLX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.09  Med: 3.67 Max: 11.68
Current: 1.25
-12.09
11.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.26
HLX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.92 vs. HLX: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HLX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.65  Med: 10.68 Max: 40.44
Current: 3.26
-11.65
40.44
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.40
HLX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. HLX: 16.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HLX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34  Med: 15.80 Max: 42.6
Current: 16.4
-34
42.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 34.10
HLX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. HLX: 34.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HLX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.5  Med: 19.10 Max: 76.9
Current: 34.1
-67.5
76.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 77.60
HLX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. HLX: 77.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HLX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39  Med: 13.30 Max: 118.5
Current: 77.6
-39
118.5
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

HLX Guru Trades in Q1 2015

David Dreman 8,321 sh (New)
James Barrow 135,873 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 22,400 sh (+37.44%)
First Pacific Advisors 3,100 sh (unchged)
John Keeley Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
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Q2 2015

HLX Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 26,200 sh (+16.96%)
James Barrow 138,788 sh (+2.15%)
First Pacific Advisors 3,100 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
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Q3 2015

HLX Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Steven Cohen 30,100 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 60,100 sh (+129.39%)
James Barrow 138,861 sh (+0.05%)
First Pacific Advisors 3,100 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2015

HLX Guru Trades in Q4 2015

James Barrow 132,137 sh (-4.84%)
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Guru Investment Theses on Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc

KEELEY Small Cap Value Fund Comments on Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc - May 22, 2015

Although energy stocks did not have a material impact on our results during the quarter, Helix Energy Solutions (HLX) was the Fund’s leading detractor after falling over 37 percent and detracting 38 basis points of return from the Fund. Despite having exposure to longer-term, offshore energy projects, Helix was not immune to price pressure given the dramatic weakness in the price of oil. With continued uncertainty around the price of the commodity, coupled with the fact that Helix and other service providers may be more vulnerable to an extended decline, we decided to exit the position during the quarter.

From John Keeley (Trades, Portfolio)’s KEELEY Small Cap Value Fund Q1 2015 Commentary.



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KEELEY Small Cap Value Fund Comments on Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc
Although energy stocks did not have a material impact on our results during the quarter, Helix Energy Solutions (HLX) was the Fund’s leading detractor after falling over 37 percent and detracting 38 basis points of return from the Fund. Despite having exposure to longer-term, offshore energy projects, Helix was not immune to price pressure given the dramatic weakness in the price of oil. With continued uncertainty around the price of the commodity, coupled with the fact that Helix and other service providers may be more vulnerable to an extended decline, we decided to exit the position during the quarter. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 8.15
HLX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
62% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.36 vs. HLX: 8.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HLX' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.48  Med: 12.71 Max: 62.48
Current: 8.15
1.48
62.48
Forward P/E 9.86
HLX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.75 vs. HLX: 9.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 8.01
HLX's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
64% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. HLX: 8.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HLX' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 14.20 Max: 105.44
Current: 8.01
1.49
105.44
P/B 0.20
HLX's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. HLX: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HLX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.43 Max: 5.47
Current: 0.2
0.2
5.47
P/S 0.37
HLX's P/S is ranked lower than
54% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. HLX: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HLX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 2.21 Max: 6.29
Current: 0.37
0.14
6.29
POCF 2.86
HLX's POCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. HLX: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HLX' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 6.15 Max: 33.3
Current: 2.86
0.67
33.3
EV-to-EBIT 9.74
HLX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.04 vs. HLX: 9.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HLX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -394.8  Med: 8.00 Max: 59.9
Current: 9.74
-394.8
59.9
EV-to-EBITDA 3.39
HLX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
74% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. HLX: 3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HLX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1686.6  Med: 7.20 Max: 160.6
Current: 3.39
-1686.6
160.6
Shiller P/E 5.70
HLX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.72 vs. HLX: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
HLX' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.43  Med: 31.57 Max: 67.05
Current: 5.7
3.43
67.05
Current Ratio 3.08
HLX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. HLX: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HLX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.83 Max: 4.26
Current: 3.08
0.84
4.26
Quick Ratio 3.06
HLX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. HLX: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HLX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.83 Max: 4.25
Current: 3.06
0.84
4.25
Days Inventory 2.12
HLX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.52 vs. HLX: 2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HLX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 4.89 Max: 8.92
Current: 2.12
0.69
8.92
Days Sales Outstanding 55.97
HLX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 68.25 vs. HLX: 55.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HLX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.52  Med: 80.46 Max: 124.15
Current: 55.97
34.52
124.15
Days Payable 44.52
HLX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
55% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 49.33 vs. HLX: 44.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HLX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.89  Med: 60.09 Max: 111.44
Current: 44.52
39.89
111.44

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.17
HLX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
89% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. HLX: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
HLX' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 3.01 Max: 6.38
Current: 0.17
0.32
6.38
Price/Projected FCF 0.18
HLX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. HLX: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HLX' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 2.87 Max: 102.38
Current: 0.18
0.33
102.38
Price/Median PS Value 0.17
HLX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. HLX: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HLX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.16 Max: 2.53
Current: 0.17
0.1
2.53
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.03
HLX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. HLX: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
HLX' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.87 Max: 4.52
Current: 0.03
0.27
4.52
Price/Graham Number 0.25
HLX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
82% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. HLX: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
HLX' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.87 Max: 3.5
Current: 0.25
0.45
3.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.29
HLX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. HLX: 10.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HLX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 9.70 Max: 25.5
Current: 10.29
1.7
25.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 14.15
HLX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. HLX: 14.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
HLX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.8  Med: 2.30 Max: 65.7
Current: 14.15
-55.8
65.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $745
EPS $ 0.33
Beta2.25
Short Percentage of Float5.34%
52-Week Range $2.65 - 19.85
Shares Outstanding(Mil)106.14

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Services » Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
Compare:SPN, GLF, NOV, HAL, SAPMY » details
Traded in other countries:CTV.Germany,
Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc was incorporated in the state of Minnesota in 1979. The Company is an offshore energy company that provides specialty services to the offshore energy industry, with a focus on well intervention and robotics operations. Its services are segregated into four disciplines: well intervention, robotics, subsea construction, and production facilities. It provides services primarily in deepwater in the Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, Asia Pacific and West Africa regions. All of its production facilities activities are located in the Gulf of Mexico. Its services include Production that is comprised of Inspection, repair and maintenance of production structures, trees, jumpers, risers, pipelines and subsea equipment; well intervention; life of field support; and intervention engineering. Reclamation includes reclamation and remediation services; plugging and abandonment services; pipeline abandonment services; and site inspections. Development includes installation of subsea pipelines, flowlines, control umbilicals, manifold assemblies and risers; burial of pipelines; installation and tie-in of riser and manifold assembly; commissioning, testing and inspection; and cable and umbilical lay and connection. Some of the services to these alternative energy businesses include subsea power cable installation, trenching and burial, along with seabed coring and preparation for construction of wind turbine foundations. Production facilities include providing oil and natural gas processing services to oil and natural gas companies, primarily those operating in the deepwater of the Gulf of Mexico using our HP I vessel. Currently, the HP I is being utilized to process production from the Phoenix field. In addition to the services provided by its HP I vessel, it maintains equity investments in two production hub facilities in the Gulf of Mexico. Fast Response System is a response resource that can be identified in permit applications to federal and state agencies. The Company's customers include major and independent oil and gas producers and suppliers, pipeline transmission companies, alternative (renewable) energy companies and offshore engineering and construction firms. The Company's competitors include Oceaneering International, Inc., Saipem S.p.A., Fugro N.V., DOF ASA, Aker Solutions ASA, Island Offshore and Edison Chouest Offshore Companies. The Company is subject to the jurisdiction of the U.S. Coast Guard (the Coast Guard), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (the EPA), three divisions of the U.S. Department of the Interior, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (the BOEM), the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (the BSEE) and the Office of Natural Resource Revenue (the ONRR) and the U.S. Customs Service, as well as private industry organizations such as the American Bureau of Shipping (the ABS).
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Keeley Small Cap Value Fund Q1 2015 Commentary May 28 2015 
KEELEY Small Cap Value Fund Comments on Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc May 22 2015 
John Keeley’s KEELEY Small Cap Value Fund Q1 2015 Commentary May 22 2015 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: CLR, KMI, TEP, HLX, MRO Mar 16 2015 
Weekly 3-Year Low Highlights: HLX, IO, GLDD, GDL, DBB Mar 01 2015 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: SCTY, HLX, COH, EVEP, OPK Oct 26 2013 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: CTAS, HLX, GGP, CNL, CELG Aug 14 2011 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: PCYC, HLX, FSC, CREG, BTX Jun 25 2011 
Helix Energy Solutions President and CEO Buys 67,000 Shares Jun 20 2011 
Roumell Asset Management Questions Buy and Hold Nov 05 2010 

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