Switch to:

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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
NAS:LINE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
60% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. NAS:LINE: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:LINE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: N/A
Current: 0.01

Equity to Asset 0.26
NAS:LINE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. NAS:LINE: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:LINE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.36   Max: 0.63
Current: 0.26

-0.36
0.63
Interest Coverage 0.27
NAS:LINE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NAS:LINE: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:LINE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 10.55
Current: 0.27

0.03
10.55
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.43
M-Score: -2.68
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -1.97
NAS:LINE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -142.82 vs. NAS:LINE: -1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:LINE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -98.29   Max: 69.49
Current: -1.97

-98.29
69.49
Net-margin (%) -13.66
NAS:LINE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -151.09 vs. NAS:LINE: -13.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:LINE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -113.35   Max: 69.66
Current: -13.66

-113.35
69.66
ROE (%) -14.49
NAS:LINE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -28.93 vs. NAS:LINE: -14.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:LINE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -40.38   Max: 41.76
Current: -14.49

-40.38
41.76
ROA (%) -4.20
NAS:LINE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -13.31 vs. NAS:LINE: -4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:LINE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -29.17   Max: 23.44
Current: -4.2

-29.17
23.44
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.67
NAS:LINE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -30.16 vs. NAS:LINE: -0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:LINE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -28.86   Max: 26.69
Current: -0.67

-28.86
26.69
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.30
NAS:LINE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NAS:LINE: 17.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:LINE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 88.8
Current: 17.3

0
88.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -17.60
NAS:LINE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NAS:LINE: -17.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:LINE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -5.7
Current: -17.6

» NAS:LINE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

» Details

Guru Trades

Q2 2014

LINE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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

LINE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

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

LINE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

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

LINE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons Sold Out
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NAS:LINE

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

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Top Ranked Articles about Linn Energy LLC

GuruFocus Names Four Dividend Growers of the Week
During the past week, GuruFocus recognized four companies as dividend growers. In order to be qualified for this list, the company had to: Read more...
Four GuruFocus Dividend Growers of the Week
During the past week, GuruFocus recognized four companies as dividend growers. In order to be qualified for this list, the company had to: Read more...
GuruFocus Names Three to Dividend Growers of the Week
During the past week, GuruFocus recognized three companies as dividend growers. In order to be qualified for this list, the company had to: Read more...

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 21.98
LINE's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LINE: 21.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.90
LINE's P/B is ranked lower than
54% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. LINE: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LINE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 6.04
Current: 0.9

0.47
6.04
P/S 0.70
LINE's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. LINE: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LINE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 14.37
Current: 0.7

0.56
14.37
POCF 2.30
LINE's POCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LINE: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LINE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.82   Max: 67.1
Current: 2.3

1.82
67.1
Current Ratio 2.09
LINE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. LINE: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LINE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 4.14
Current: 2.09

0.4
4.14
Quick Ratio 2.09
LINE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. LINE: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LINE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 4.1
Current: 2.09

0.4
4.1
Days Sales Outstanding 24.08
LINE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 104.33 vs. LINE: 24.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LINE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 34.55   Max: 161.68
Current: 24.08

34.55
161.68

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 20.90
LINE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
94% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LINE: 20.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LINE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 29.23
Current: 20.9

1.33
29.23
Dividend growth (3y) 0.80
LINE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
94% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LINE: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
LINE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 29.9
Current: 0.8

0
29.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 23.64
LINE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
95% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LINE: 23.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LINE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 34.38
Current: 23.64

1.56
34.38
Share Buyback Rate -23.90
LINE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 795 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -129.40 vs. LINE: -23.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
LINE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -77.2
Current: -23.9

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.90
LINE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. LINE: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LINE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 2.37
Current: 0.9

0.62
2.37
Price/Median PS Value 0.20
LINE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. LINE: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LINE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 3.19
Current: 0.2

0.15
3.19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -0.70
LINE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
56% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -4.20 vs. LINE: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
LINE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -0.7   Max: 70.1
Current: -0.7

-0.7
70.1

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
Compare:OJSCY, APC, APA, HRTPY, SGTZY » details
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.
» More Articles for LINE

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Goldman Sachs Warns Against Long-Term Oil Investments: Linn Energy, Murphy Oil Corp, Chevron May 19 2015 
Top oil stocks that you can count on Mar 03 2015 
Weekly 3-Year Low Highlights: IBM, APA, LINE, DNR Nov 30 2014 
Why Linn Energy is a Worthy Buy Nov 29 2014 
ExxonMobil to Scale Back Capital, Exploration Expenses in 2015, an Industrial Info News Alert Nov 03 2014 
Exxon Mobil’s Q3 Results Delight Investors Nov 02 2014 
Why Linn Energy is A Good Buy Oct 21 2014 
Should You Add Cimarex Energy to Your Portfolio? Sep 30 2014 
GuruFocus Names Four Dividend Growers of the Week Sep 04 2014 
Four GuruFocus Dividend Growers of the Week Aug 04 2014 

More From Other Websites
Did Linn Energy Mislead Investors About Its Debt? May 22 2015
LINN ENERGY, LLC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Other Events,... May 21 2015
Can Linn Energy (LINE) Keep the Earnings Streak Alive This Quarter? - Tale of the Tape May 20 2015
LINN Energy (LINE) Falls on 16M Unit Offering Announcement - Analyst Blog May 19 2015
Did Linn Give Away the Farm in Its Secondary Offering? May 19 2015
Linn Energy (LINE) Stock Falls After Pricing Secondary Offering May 19 2015
LINN Energy Announces Pricing of Its Public Offering of 16,000,000 Units May 19 2015
LINN Energy Announces Pricing of Its Public Offering of 16,000,000 Units May 19 2015
LINN Energy Announces Public Offering of Units May 18 2015
LINN Energy Announces Public Offering of Units May 18 2015
Goldman's Energy Names To Buy And Sell May 18 2015
Oil and Gas Firms Devise Structures to Unlock Private-Equity Cash May 18 2015
Linn Energy downgraded by Goldman May 18 2015
LINN ENERGY, LLC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a... May 15 2015
Lightning Round: Great staple that keeps doing well May 12 2015
American Eagle Energy Becomes Fourth U.S. Bankruptcy Of The Oil Bust May 11 2015
3 Things Linn Energy Wants Investors to Know May 07 2015
LINN ENERGY, LLC Financials May 06 2015
10-Q for Linn Energy LLC May 01 2015
Lightning Round: Throwing the red flag on this! May 01 2015

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
FEEDBACK