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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.03
NS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.04 vs. NS: 0.03 )
NS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03

Equity to Asset 0.35
NS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. NS: 0.35 )
NS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1
Current: 0.35

0.35
1
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.65
M-Score: -3.18
WACC vs ROIC
7.32%
7.36%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 11.28
NS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 11.52 vs. NS: 11.28 )
NS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.55   Max: 60.33
Current: 11.28

-0.55
60.33
Net-margin (%) 6.85
NS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.32 vs. NS: 6.85 )
NS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7.9   Max: 76.76
Current: 6.85

-7.9
76.76
ROE (%) 11.66
NS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.56 vs. NS: 11.66 )
NS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.24   Max: 22.16
Current: 11.66

-12.24
22.16
ROA (%) 4.28
NS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. NS: 4.28 )
NS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.14   Max: 22.16
Current: 4.28

-5.14
22.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.96
NS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.16 vs. NS: 9.96 )
NS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.55   Max: 46.48
Current: 9.96

-0.55
46.48
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -25.80
NS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. NS: -25.80 )
NS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 68.9
Current: -25.8

0
68.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -1.50
NS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. NS: -1.50 )
NS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 20.5
Current: -1.5

0
20.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -6.60
NS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. NS: -6.60 )
NS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 20.1
Current: -6.6

0
20.1
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

NS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 504,135 sh (+198.95%)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 297,400 sh (-1.65%)
John Keeley 13,995 sh (-9.45%)
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Q2 2014

NS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Keeley 13,995 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 297,400 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 388,600 sh (-22.92%)
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Q3 2014

NS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Keeley 13,995 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 297,400 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 216,400 sh (-44.31%)
» More
Q4 2014

NS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 297,400 sh (unchged)
John Keeley Sold Out
Jim Simons 115,400 sh (-46.67%)
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 27.00
NS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 34.60 vs. NS: 27.00 )
NS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.11   Max: 84.26
Current: 27

7.11
84.26
Forward P/E 19.61
NS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 25.77 vs. NS: 19.61 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 25.90
NS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
81% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 34.10 vs. NS: 25.90 )
NS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.49   Max: 42.05
Current: 25.9

6.49
42.05
P/B 2.70
NS's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. NS: 2.70 )
NS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 6.53
Current: 2.7

0.74
6.53
P/S 1.54
NS's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. NS: 1.54 )
NS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 6.5
Current: 1.54

0.38
6.5
PFCF 29.40
NS's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NS: 29.40 )
NS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.1   Max: 436.36
Current: 29.4

7.1
436.36
POCF 8.92
NS's POCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 12.11 vs. NS: 8.92 )
NS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.09   Max: 41.9
Current: 8.92

4.09
41.9
EV-to-EBIT 21.21
NS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 26.94 vs. NS: 21.21 )
NS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -5276.7   Max: 711.1
Current: 21.21

-5276.7
711.1
Shiller P/E 65.90
NS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 56.08 vs. NS: 65.90 )
NS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.6   Max: 71.03
Current: 65.9

8.6
71.03
Current Ratio 1.07
NS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. NS: 1.07 )
NS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 3.45
Current: 1.07

1.07
3.45
Quick Ratio 0.91
NS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. NS: 0.91 )
NS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 3.45
Current: 0.91

0.65
3.45
Days Inventory 19.56
NS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
76% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 23.41 vs. NS: 19.56 )
NS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 7.69   Max: 43.65
Current: 19.56

7.69
43.65
Days Sales Outstanding 24.73
NS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 34.40 vs. NS: 24.73 )
NS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 4.63   Max: 60.91
Current: 24.73

4.63
60.91

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 7.21
NS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. NS: 7.21 )
NS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 5.06   Max: 12.75
Current: 7.21

5.06
12.75
Dividend Payout 2.05
NS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
69% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. NS: 2.05 )
NS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 2.09
Current: 2.05

0.61
2.09
Dividend growth (3y) 0.30
NS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
56% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. NS: 0.30 )
NS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 42
Current: 0.3

0
42
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.46
NS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
72% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.24 vs. NS: 7.46 )
NS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 5.24   Max: 13.2
Current: 7.46

5.24
13.2
Share Buyback Rate -6.20
NS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -9.90 vs. NS: -6.20 )
NS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -29.2
Current: -6.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 4.60
NS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. NS: 4.60 )
NS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 6.52
Current: 4.6

0.99
6.52
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.40
NS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NS: 3.40 )
NS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 3.22
Current: 3.4

0.66
3.22
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
NS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. NS: 1.40 )
NS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 9.36
Current: 1.4

0.42
9.36
Price/Graham Number 2.10
NS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
79% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. NS: 2.10 )
NS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 2.01
Current: 2.1

0.64
2.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.70
NS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. NS: 4.70 )
NS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 8.8
Current: 4.7

0.1
8.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -19.78
NS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
57% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.22 vs. NS: -19.78 )
NS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -26.9   Max: 41.5
Current: -19.78

-26.9
41.5

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Midstream » Oil & Gas Midstream
Compare:WES, ENB, ETE, KMP, SE » details
Traded in other countries:N0U.Germany,
NuStar Energy, L.P., is a Delaware limited partnership. It completed its initial public offering on April 16, 2001. The Company is engaged in the terminalling and storage of petroleum products, the transportation of petroleum products and anhydrous ammonia, and the marketing of petroleum products. It manages its operations through the three operating segments namely storage, pipeline and marketing. The Storage segment provides own terminal and storage facilities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Netherlands, including St. Eustatius in the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and Turkey providing approximately 84.8 million barrels of storage capacity. Its terminals and storage facilities provide storage and handling services on a fee basis for petroleum products, specialty chemicals and other liquids, including crude oil and other feedstocks. The Pipeline segments owns common carrier refined product pipelines in Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota and Minnesota covering approximately 5,463 miles, consisting of the Central West System, the East Pipeline and the North Pipeline. The East and North Pipelines also include 21 terminals providing storage capacity of 4.9 million barrels, and the East Pipeline includes two tank farms providing storage capacity of 1.4 million barrels. In addition, it owns a 2,000 mile anhydrous ammonia pipeline located in Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Nebraska. It also own 1,180 miles of crude oil pipelines in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado and Illinois, as well as associated crude oil terminal and storage facilities providing storage capacity of 3.4 million barrels in Texas and Oklahoma that are located along the crude oil pipelines. Through the fuel marketing operations, it purchases crude oil and refined petroleum products for resale. The Company's operations are subject to extensive federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations, including those relating to the discharge of materials into the environment, waste management and pollution prevention measures.

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