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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.20
LEI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
65% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. LEI: 0.20 )
LEI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.2

Equity to Asset 0.73
LEI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
88% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. LEI: 0.73 )
LEI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.73

0.46
0.92
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.03
M-Score: 235.60
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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Operating margin (%) -68.27
LEI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 9.07 vs. LEI: -68.27 )
LEI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -140.21   Max: 49.25
Current: -68.27

-140.21
49.25
Net-margin (%) -82.39
LEI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. LEI: -82.39 )
LEI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -149.57   Max: 24.21
Current: -82.39

-149.57
24.21
ROE (%) -22.39
LEI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -0.41 vs. LEI: -22.39 )
LEI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -104.55   Max: 4.33
Current: -22.39

-104.55
4.33
ROA (%) -18.00
LEI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -0.42 vs. LEI: -18.00 )
LEI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -85.19   Max: 3.09
Current: -18

-85.19
3.09
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -15.61
LEI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. LEI: -15.61 )
LEI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -20.18   Max: 6.93
Current: -15.61

-20.18
6.93
Revenue Growth (%) 27.30
LEI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 13.40 vs. LEI: 27.30 )
LEI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 27.3
Current: 27.3

0
27.3
EBITDA Growth (%) -14.00
LEI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. LEI: -14.00 )
LEI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -14   Max: 68.1
Current: -14

-14
68.1
EPS Growth (%) 8.70
LEI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. LEI: 8.70 )
LEI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 73.8
Current: 8.7

0
73.8
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Ratios

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P/B 0.80
LEI's P/B is ranked higher than
86% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. LEI: 0.80 )
LEI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 48.61
Current: 0.8

0.22
48.61
P/S 3.20
LEI's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. LEI: 3.20 )
LEI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 559
Current: 3.2

1.08
559
EV-to-EBIT 10.10
LEI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 13.00 vs. LEI: 10.10 )
LEI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 2442.3
Current: 10.1

3.1
2442.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.70
LEI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
89% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. LEI: 0.70 )
LEI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 35.83
Current: 0.7

0.27
35.83
Price/Median PS Value 0.40
LEI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. LEI: 0.40 )
LEI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 51.5
Current: 0.4

0.18
51.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.90
LEI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. LEI: 9.90 )
LEI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 32.3
Current: 9.9

0.1
32.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -96.07
LEI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
52% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -8.96 vs. LEI: -96.07 )
LEI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 377.3   Max: 13112.8
Current: -96.07

377.3
13112.8

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Drilling » Oil & Gas Drilling
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Traded in other countries:58L.Germany
Lucas Energy, Inc., was incorporated in Nevada in December 2003 under the name Panorama Investments Corp., the Company changed its name to Lucas Energy, Inc. effective June 9, 2006. The Company is an independent oil and gas company based in Houston, Texas. Lucas Energy, Inc. together with its subsidiary, LEI Alcalde Holdings, LLC, explores, develops, produces and markets crude oil and to a much lesser extent, natural gas, from various known productive geological formations, including the Austin Chalk, Eagle Ford and Buda formations, in Gonzales, Wilson, Karnes and Atascosa Counties south of the City of San Antonio; and the Eaglebine formation in Leon and Madison Counties north of the City of Houston in Texas. As at March 31, 2013, the Company had leasehold interests in approximately 21,462 gross acres. Total net developed and undeveloped acreage as measured from the surface to the base of the Austin Chalk formation was approximately 15,490 net acres. The Company has approximately 4,510 net acres in the Eagle Ford in the southern part of the Eagle Ford trend near San Antonio, Texas. Further, the Company has approximately 3,441 net acres in the Eaglebine area of the Eagle Ford trend to the north of Houston, Texas. The Company operates in the onshore United States oil and gas trends. The Company is in direct competition for properties with numerous oil and natural gas companies, drilling and income programs and partnerships exploring various areas of Texas and elsewhere. The Company's operations are subject to various types of regulation at the federal, state and local levels.
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