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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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Cash to Debt 0.08
NKA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.17 vs. NKA: 0.08 )
NKA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.08

Equity to Asset 0.35
NKA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. NKA: 0.35 )
NKA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 0.49
Current: 0.35

0.35
0.49
Interest Coverage 0.30
NKA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
52% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. NKA: 0.30 )
NKA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 5.93
Current: 0.3

0.3
5.93
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.31
M-Score: -2.50
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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Operating margin (%) 13.64
NKA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. NKA: 13.64 )
NKA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -37.27   Max: 56.43
Current: 13.64

-37.27
56.43
Net-margin (%) -30.99
NKA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. NKA: -30.99 )
NKA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -61.72   Max: 43.15
Current: -30.99

-61.72
43.15
ROE (%) -7.30
NKA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 7.95 vs. NKA: -7.30 )
NKA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -24.01   Max: 11.13
Current: -7.3

-24.01
11.13
ROA (%) -2.86
NKA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. NKA: -2.86 )
NKA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.19   Max: 5.43
Current: -2.86

-9.19
5.43
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.81
NKA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 7.81 vs. NKA: 1.81 )
NKA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -8.06   Max: 13.86
Current: 1.81

-8.06
13.86
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Ratios

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P/B 1.00
NKA's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. NKA: 1.00 )
NKA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 1.77
Current: 1

0.67
1.77
P/S 4.13
NKA's P/S is ranked lower than
75% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. NKA: 4.13 )
NKA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.18   Max: 31.08
Current: 4.13

2.18
31.08
PFCF 157.90
NKA's PFCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. NKA: 157.90 )
NKA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.58   Max: 158.5
Current: 157.9

3.58
158.5
EV-to-EBIT 28.60
NKA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 15.47 vs. NKA: 28.60 )
NKA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.8   Max: 91.3
Current: 28.6

8.8
91.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 8.87
NKA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
98% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. NKA: 8.87 )
NKA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 15.78
Current: 8.87

0.86
15.78
Dividend Payout 7.66
NKA's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
63% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. NKA: 7.66 )
NKA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 5
Current: 7.66

0.24
5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.90
NKA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
94% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. NKA: 8.90 )
NKA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 15.78
Current: 8.9

0.86
15.78

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.30
NKA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
51% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. NKA: 2.30 )
NKA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.72   Max: 4.58
Current: 2.3

1.72
4.58
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
NKA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. NKA: 0.90 )
NKA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 6.95
Current: 0.9

0.51
6.95
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.50
NKA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
53% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. NKA: 3.50 )
NKA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 11.3
Current: 3.5

1.1
11.3

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Gas
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Traded in other countries:N4F.Germany
Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC is a Delaware Corporation formed in 2006. It is an owner and operator of natural gas storage assets in North America. It operates the Countess and Suffield gas storage facilities (collectively, the AECO HubTM) in Alberta, Canada, and the Wild Goose and Salt Plains gas storage facilities in California and Oklahoma, respectively. It markets its working gas storage capacity and we optimize our storage capacity with our own proprietary gas purchases at each of these facilities. The Company stores natural gas for various customers, including financial institutions, marketers, pipelines, power generators, utilities and producers of natural gas. Its competitors include TransCanada (Edson, CrossAlta), Atco (Carbon) and Enstor (Alberta Hub). Competitors of its Wild Goose facility currently include Buckeye Partners (Lodi), PG&E, NW Natural, Central Valley Gas and a number of proposed projects in northern California.

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