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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 0.03
LINE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
85% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. LINE: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LINE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03
Equity to Asset -0.03
LINE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. LINE: -0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LINE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.17  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.68
Current: -0.03
-0.17
0.68
Interest Coverage 1.27
LINE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
88% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 13.60 vs. LINE: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LINE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.39 Max: 10.55
Current: 1.27
0.03
10.55
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -2.22
M-Score: -3.55
WACC vs ROIC
5.74%
5.45%
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 : 7/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 24.09
LINE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -48.82 vs. LINE: 24.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LINE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.3  Med: 24.56 Max: 69.49
Current: 24.09
-68.3
69.49
Net-margin (%) -165.08
LINE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -66.22 vs. LINE: -165.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LINE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -165.08  Med: -18.30 Max: 69.66
Current: -165.08
-165.08
69.66
ROE (%) -164.68
LINE's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -23.64 vs. LINE: -164.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LINE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -222.84  Med: -9.32 Max: 41.76
Current: -164.68
-222.84
41.76
ROA (%) -33.33
LINE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -14.36 vs. LINE: -33.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LINE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.06  Med: -3.37 Max: 23.44
Current: -33.33
-36.06
23.44
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -34.01
LINE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -22.77 vs. LINE: -34.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LINE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.75  Med: 0.46 Max: 24.7
Current: -34.01
-36.75
24.7
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.20
LINE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -5.00 vs. LINE: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LINE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.05 Max: 84.5
Current: -1.2
0
84.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 94.10
LINE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. LINE: 94.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LINE' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -29.30 Max: 212.1
Current: 94.1
0
212.1
» LINE's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-30)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

LINE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Leon Cooperman 1,790,667 sh (-28.89%)
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Q3 2014

LINE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 17,353 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 1,781,267 sh (-0.52%)
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Q4 2014

LINE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 912,437 sh (+5158.09%)
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
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Q1 2015

LINE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons Sold Out
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Ratios

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P/S 0.04
LINE's P/S is ranked higher than
98% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. LINE: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LINE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 3.98 Max: 14.34
Current: 0.04
0.04
14.34
PFCF 0.23
LINE's PFCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. LINE: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LINE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 6.04 Max: 27.64
Current: 0.23
0.19
27.64
POCF 0.09
LINE's POCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. LINE: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LINE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 9.17 Max: 143.62
Current: 0.09
0.09
143.62
Current Ratio 0.36
LINE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. LINE: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LINE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.15 Max: 3.94
Current: 0.36
0.36
3.94
Quick Ratio 0.36
LINE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. LINE: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LINE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.15 Max: 3.91
Current: 0.36
0.36
3.91
Days Sales Outstanding 27.41
LINE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 41.39 vs. LINE: 27.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LINE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.41  Med: 62.19 Max: 161.68
Current: 27.41
27.41
161.68

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 168.99
LINE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
99% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. LINE: 168.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LINE' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 9.45 Max: 260.63
Current: 168.99
1.33
260.63
Dividend Growth (3y) -33.70
LINE's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
67% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -13.20 vs. LINE: -33.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
LINE' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -16.45 Max: 29.9
Current: -33.7
0
29.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 77.67
LINE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
98% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.89 vs. LINE: 77.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LINE' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 4.34 Max: 119.78
Current: 77.67
0.61
119.78
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -19.00
LINE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.80 vs. LINE: -19.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LINE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -77.2  Med: -19.25 Max: 0
Current: -19
-77.2
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.01
LINE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
100% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. LINE: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LINE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.96
Current: 0.01
0.04
2.96
Price/Graham Number 0.02
LINE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
95% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. LINE: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LINE' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.32
Current: 0.02
0.08
1.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -46.10
LINE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -13.30 vs. LINE: -46.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LINE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.14  Med: 6.80 Max: 45.8
Current: -46.1
-46.14
45.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2883
EPS $ -13.67
Beta1.13
Short Percentage of Float2.40%
52-Week Range $0.26 - 14.21
Shares Outstanding(Mil)355.24

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 2,772 2,365 2,164
EPS($) 0.15 -0.43 -0.54
EPS without NRI($) 0.15 -0.43 -0.54

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Traded in other countries:LI8.Germany,
Linn Energy LLC was formed in March 2003. It is an oil and natural gas company, which seeks to acquire, develop and maximize cash flow from a growing portfolio of long-life oil and natural gas assets. The Company's properties are located in the United States, in the Rockies, the Mid-Continent, the Hugoton Basin, California, the Permian Basin, Michigan, Illinois and east Texas. The Company competes with other independent operators and master limited partnerships in acquiring properties, contracting for drilling and other related services and securing trained personnel. The Company encounters competition from other independent operators and master limited partnerships in acquiring properties, contracting for drilling and other related services and securing trained personnel. The Company's operations are subject to stringent federal, state and local laws and regulations governing the discharge of materials into the environment or otherwise relating to environmental protection.
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