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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 : 4/10

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Cash to Debt 0.04
NS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
79% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

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

Equity to Asset 0.38
NS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. NS: 0.38 )
NS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 1
Current: 0.38

0.38
1
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.39
M-Score: -3.87
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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Operating margin (%) -0.55
NS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 12.56 vs. NS: -0.55 )
NS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.55   Max: 60.33
Current: -0.55

-0.55
60.33
Net-margin (%) -7.90
NS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.07 vs. NS: -7.90 )
NS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7.9   Max: 76.76
Current: -7.9

-7.9
76.76
ROE (%) -14.39
NS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. NS: -14.39 )
NS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -14.39   Max: 21.44
Current: -14.39

-14.39
21.44
ROA (%) -5.44
NS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. NS: -5.44 )
NS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.44   Max: 21.44
Current: -5.44

-5.44
21.44
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.55
NS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.78 vs. NS: -0.55 )
NS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.55   Max: 23.24
Current: -0.55

-0.55
23.24
Revenue Growth (%) -91.70
NS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. NS: -91.70 )
NS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 68.9
Current: -91.7

0
68.9
EBITDA Growth (%) -100.00
NS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NS: -100.00 )
NS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 20.5
Current: -100

0
20.5
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

NS Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Chuck Akre 1,050,000 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 442,400 sh (+35.69%)
John Keeley 15,255 sh (+21.94%)
John Hussman 89,000 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2013

NS Guru Trades in Q2 2013

John Keeley 15,865 sh (+4%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 442,400 sh (unchged)
Chuck Akre 1,050,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (-98.88%)
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Q3 2013

NS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 231,600 sh (New)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 15,455 sh (-2.58%)
Chuck Akre 1,018,427 sh (-3.01%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 365,895 sh (-17.29%)
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Q4 2013

NS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 15,455 sh (unchged)
Chuck Akre Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard 302,400 sh (-17.35%)
Jim Simons 168,636 sh (-27.19%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NS

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Chuck Akre 2013-12-31 Sold Out 1.7%$39.82 - $53.35 $ 55.119%0
John Hussman 2013-06-30 Reduce -98.88%0.17%$43.37 - $54.71 $ 55.112%1000
Chuck Akre 2013-03-31 New Buy3.2%$42.48 - $53.45 $ 55.110%1050000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-03-31 Add 35.69%0.02%$42.48 - $53.45 $ 55.110%442400
John Keeley 2013-03-31 Add 21.94%$42.48 - $53.45 $ 55.110%15255
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-12-31 Add 31.18%0.01%$39.07 - $51.97 $ 55.119%326031
John Hussman 2011-12-31 Reduce -28.8%0.03%$51.31 - $58.38 $ 55.10%89000
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Add 70.86%0.01%$51.31 - $58.38 $ 55.10%11960
John Keeley 2011-09-30 Add 21.46%$52.7 - $65.99 $ 55.1-8%7000
John Hussman 2011-06-30 New Buy0.13%$59.99 - $68.4 $ 55.1-14%125000
John Keeley 2011-03-31 Add 22.6%$65.36 - $70.25 $ 55.1-19%5762
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 75.70
NS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
75% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 30.60 vs. NS: 75.70 )
NS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.11   Max: 130.83
Current: 75.7

7.11
130.83
P/B 2.20
NS's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. NS: 2.20 )
NS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 6.53
Current: 2.2

0.74
6.53
P/S 1250.00
NS's P/S is ranked lower than
93% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. NS: 1250.00 )
NS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0   Max: 1258.9
Current: 1250

0
1258.9
EV-to-EBIT 27.00
NS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
53% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 26.34 vs. NS: 27.00 )
NS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.3   Max: 29.8
Current: 27

11.3
29.8
Shiller P/E 25.30
NS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 34.20 vs. NS: 25.30 )
NS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.6   Max: 25.3
Current: 25.3

8.6
25.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 8.00
NS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
95% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. NS: 8.00 )
NS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 5.06   Max: 12.75
Current: 8

5.06
12.75
Dividend growth (3y) 0.90
NS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
55% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. NS: 0.90 )
NS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 42
Current: 0.9

0
42
Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.37
NS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
80% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.19 vs. NS: 8.37 )
NS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 5.29   Max: 13.33
Current: 8.37

5.29
13.33
Share Buyback Rate -973.60
NS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
50% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -11.80 vs. NS: -973.60 )
NS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -997.2
Current: -973.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.50
NS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. NS: 3.50 )
NS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 3.27
Current: 3.5

1.14
3.27
Price/DCF (Projected) 5510.00
NS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
82% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. NS: 5510.00 )
NS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 5099
Current: 5510

0.66
5099
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
NS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NS: 1.20 )
NS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 10.14
Current: 1.2

0.45
10.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.70
NS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
67% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. NS: 3.70 )
NS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.4   Max: 8.8
Current: 3.7

3.4
8.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -32.18
NS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
54% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -0.95 vs. NS: -32.18 )
NS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -25.6   Max: 39.7
Current: -32.18

-25.6
39.7

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 asphalt and fuels marketing. It manages its operations through the following three operating segments: storage, transportation and asphalt and fuels marketing. The Company conducts its operations through its wholly owned subsidiaries, mainly Nustar Logistics, L.P. (Nustar Logistics) and Nustar Pipeline Operating Partnership L.P. (NuPOP). The Company's storage segment includes terminal facilities that provide storage and handling services on a fee basis for petroleum products, specialty chemicals, crude oil and other liquids and crude oil storage tanks used to store and deliver crude oil. In addition, its terminals located on the island of St. Eustatius, the Netherlands Antilles and Point Tupper, Nova Scotia provide services such as pilotage, tug assistance, line handling, launch service, emergency response services and other ship services. The Company's asphalt and fuels marketing segment includes its asphalt refining operations and its fuels marketing operations. It refines crude oil to produce asphalt and certain other refined products from its asphalt operations. Additionally, it purchases gasoline and other refined petroleum products for resale. It owns common carrier refined product pipelines in Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota and Minnesota covering approximately 5,480 miles. The East and North Pipelines also include 21 terminals providing storage capacity of 4.5 million barrels, and the East Pipeline includes two tank farms providing storage capacity of 1.2 million barrels. In addition, it owns a 2,000 mile anhydrous ammonia pipeline located in Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Nebraska. The Company also owns 940 miles of crude oil pipelines in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado and Illinois, as well as associated crude oil storage facilities providing storage capacity of 1.9 million barrels in Texas and Oklahoma that are located along the crude oil pipelines. The Central West System was constructed to support the refineries to which they are connected. These pipelines are physically integrated with and principally serve refineries owned by Valero Energy. The East Pipeline covers 1,910 miles and moves refined products and natural gas liquids north in pipelines ranging in diameter from 6 inches to 16 inches. The North Pipeline is currently supplied by the Tesoro Mandan refinery and runs from west to east approximately 440 miles from its origin in Mandan, North Dakota to the Minneapolis, Minnesota area. The East and North Pipelines also include 21 truck-loading terminals through which refined petroleum products are delivered to storage tanks and then loaded into petroleum product transport

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