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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.76
HLX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. HLX: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HLX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.40 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.76
Equity to Asset 0.63
HLX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. HLX: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HLX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.63
0.23
0.74
Interest Coverage 11.56
HLX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.80 vs. HLX: 11.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HLX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.88  Med: 19.57 Max: 9999.99
Current: 11.56
0.88
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.14
M-Score: -2.88
WACC vs ROIC
9.82%
9.93%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 20.81
HLX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. HLX: 20.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HLX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -19.59  Med: 18.55 Max: 29.16
Current: 20.81
-19.59
29.16
Net-margin (%) 15.43
HLX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. HLX: 15.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HLX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -30.08  Med: 12.64 Max: 25.41
Current: 15.43
-30.08
25.41
ROE (%) 9.86
HLX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.55 vs. HLX: 9.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HLX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -42.15  Med: 12.78 Max: 32.24
Current: 9.86
-42.15
32.24
ROA (%) 6.03
HLX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. HLX: 6.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HLX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -12.09  Med: 6.87 Max: 16.63
Current: 6.03
-12.09
16.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 13.39
HLX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.92 vs. HLX: 13.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HLX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -11.65  Med: 16.86 Max: 44.63
Current: 13.39
-11.65
44.63
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.40
HLX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. HLX: 16.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HLX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34  Med: 16.40 Max: 45.2
Current: 16.4
-34
45.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 34.10
HLX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. HLX: 34.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HLX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -67.5  Med: 19.30 Max: 76.9
Current: 34.1
-67.5
76.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 77.60
HLX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. HLX: 77.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HLX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -39  Med: 23.30 Max: 116.6
Current: 77.6
-39
116.6
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

HLX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Pioneer Investments 439,694 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Keeley 2,337,920 sh (-3.19%)
First Pacific Advisors 3,100 sh (-49.18%)
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Q3 2014

HLX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

First Pacific Advisors 3,100 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 898,446 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 2,309,150 sh (-1.23%)
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Q4 2014

HLX Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 16,298 sh (New)
First Pacific Advisors 3,100 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 897,111 sh (-0.15%)
John Keeley 2,227,530 sh (-3.53%)
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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)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
John Keeley Sold Out
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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
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 8.03
HLX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.90 vs. HLX: 8.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HLX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.48  Med: 12.95 Max: 62.48
Current: 8.03
1.48
62.48
Forward P/E 9.86
HLX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.65 vs. HLX: 9.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 8.60
HLX's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
77% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. HLX: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HLX' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 1.49  Med: 14.64 Max: 105.44
Current: 8.6
1.49
105.44
P/B 0.79
HLX's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. HLX: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HLX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.56 Max: 5.49
Current: 0.79
0.24
5.49
P/S 1.22
HLX's P/S is ranked lower than
67% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. HLX: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HLX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 2.35 Max: 6.29
Current: 1.22
0.14
6.29
POCF 4.18
HLX's POCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. HLX: 4.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HLX' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 6.51 Max: 33.3
Current: 4.18
0.67
33.3
EV-to-EBIT 6.60
HLX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.61 vs. HLX: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HLX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -298.9  Med: 10.80 Max: 5852.8
Current: 6.6
-298.9
5852.8
Shiller P/E 24.09
HLX's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
79% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.62 vs. HLX: 24.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
HLX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.31  Med: 30.14 Max: 271.29
Current: 24.09
2.31
271.29
Current Ratio 3.33
HLX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. HLX: 3.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HLX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.79 Max: 4.26
Current: 3.33
0.84
4.26
Quick Ratio 3.32
HLX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. HLX: 3.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HLX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.79 Max: 4.25
Current: 3.32
0.84
4.25
Days Inventory 1.08
HLX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
94% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 36.86 vs. HLX: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HLX' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 0.69  Med: 4.89 Max: 8.92
Current: 1.08
0.69
8.92
Days Sales Outstanding 37.92
HLX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 69.20 vs. HLX: 37.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HLX' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 34.52  Med: 92.12 Max: 125.66
Current: 37.92
34.52
125.66

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.81
HLX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. HLX: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
HLX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 3.03 Max: 6.38
Current: 0.81
0.53
6.38
Price/Projected FCF 0.66
HLX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. HLX: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HLX' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 2.98 Max: 102.41
Current: 0.66
0.8
102.41
Price/Median PS Value 0.53
HLX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. HLX: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HLX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.36
Current: 0.53
0.09
2.36
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.14
HLX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
554% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. HLX: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
HLX' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.87 Max: 4.55
Current: 0.14
0.27
4.55
Price/Graham Number 0.54
HLX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
79% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. HLX: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
HLX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.81 Max: 3.49
Current: 0.54
0.55
3.49
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 16.16
HLX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. HLX: 16.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HLX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.2  Med: 8.20 Max: 18.8
Current: 16.16
2.2
18.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 40.88
HLX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.67 vs. HLX: 40.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
HLX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -55.8  Med: 2.60 Max: 66.7
Current: 40.88
-55.8
66.7

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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