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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.44
PAM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. PAM: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PAM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1   Max: N/A
Current: 0.44

Equity to Asset 0.20
PAM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
83% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. PAM: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PAM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.57
Current: 0.2

0.12
0.57
Interest Coverage 0.23
PAM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. PAM: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PAM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 14.65
Current: 0.23

0.23
14.65
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.41
M-Score: -3.50
WACC vs ROIC
12.39%
32.06%
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 (%) 36.27
PAM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 11.83 vs. PAM: 36.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PAM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -10.19   Max: 80.69
Current: 36.27

-10.19
80.69
Net-margin (%) 31.44
PAM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.86 vs. PAM: 31.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PAM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.74   Max: 361.13
Current: 31.44

-12.74
361.13
ROE (%) 79.73
PAM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 581 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.66 vs. PAM: 79.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PAM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -30.65   Max: 1525.37
Current: 79.73

-30.65
1525.37
ROA (%) 12.83
PAM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. PAM: 12.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PAM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.8   Max: 8.9
Current: 12.83

-6.8
8.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 27.69
PAM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.46 vs. PAM: 27.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PAM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -11.5   Max: 3232.79
Current: 27.69

-11.5
3232.79
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.90
PAM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. PAM: -1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PAM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 318.9
Current: -1.9

0
318.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 91.30
PAM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. PAM: 91.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PAM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -45   Max: 128.9
Current: 91.3

-45
128.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -51.30
PAM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. PAM: -51.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PAM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -51.3   Max: 4.9
Current: -51.3

-51.3
4.9
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

PAM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 199,500 sh (+106.74%)
Ruane Cunniff 605,980 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 12,000 sh (-49.79%)
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Q3 2014

PAM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jeremy Grantham 211,921 sh (+1666.01%)
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Jim Simons 93,100 sh (-53.33%)
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Q4 2014

PAM Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 170,319 sh (+82.94%)
Jeremy Grantham 311,921 sh (+47.19%)
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Q1 2015

PAM Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Stanley Druckenmiller 214,899 sh (New)
Jim Simons 399,400 sh (+134.50%)
Jeremy Grantham 251,921 sh (-19.24%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 5.00
PAM's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. PAM: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PAM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 321.25
Current: 5

4.7
321.25
PE(NRI) 4.90
PAM's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
96% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.90 vs. PAM: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PAM' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.87   Max: 51.43
Current: 4.9

4.87
51.43
P/B 2.80
PAM's P/B is ranked lower than
76% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. PAM: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PAM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 4.05
Current: 2.8

0.36
4.05
P/S 1.10
PAM's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. PAM: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PAM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 14.4
Current: 1.1

0.16
14.4
PFCF 38.30
PAM's PFCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 18.01 vs. PAM: 38.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PAM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 110
Current: 38.3

1.57
110
POCF 3.39
PAM's POCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. PAM: 3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PAM' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 12
Current: 3.39

1.12
12
EV-to-EBIT 5.47
PAM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 16.06 vs. PAM: 5.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PAM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -25.3   Max: 50.2
Current: 5.47

-25.3
50.2
Shiller P/E 122.20
PAM's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
97% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 19.42 vs. PAM: 122.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PAM' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 116.83   Max: 157
Current: 122.2

116.83
157
Current Ratio 0.83
PAM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PAM: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PAM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 15.22
Current: 0.83

0.59
15.22
Quick Ratio 0.81
PAM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. PAM: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PAM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 15.02
Current: 0.81

0.57
15.02
Days Inventory 8.76
PAM's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
70% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 22.78 vs. PAM: 8.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PAM' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 3.21   Max: 755.35
Current: 8.76

3.21
755.35
Days Sales Outstanding 124.47
PAM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
87% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 50.83 vs. PAM: 124.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PAM' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 51.68   Max: 139.79
Current: 124.47

51.68
139.79

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 5.10
PAM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. PAM: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PAM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 6.89
Current: 5.1

0.57
6.89
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.90
PAM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
51% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. PAM: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
PAM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 2.08
Current: 1.9

0.5
2.08
Price/Median PS Value 2.80
PAM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
92% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PAM: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PAM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 20.08
Current: 2.8

0.31
20.08
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 18.70
PAM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
94% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. PAM: 18.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
PAM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2   Max: 30.8
Current: 18.7

2
30.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 25.83
PAM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
91% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. PAM: 25.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
PAM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.7   Max: 25.9
Current: 25.83

-4.7
25.9

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
Compare:EXPD, EAGL, UTIW, CHRW, PACR, STG » details
Traded in other countries:PMPAF.USA, PAMP.Argentina,
Pampa Energia SA was incorporatd on February 20, 1945. The Company is an integrated electricity company which, through its subsidiaries and joint ventures, is engaged in of the electricity generation, transmission, distribution and oil & gas in Argentina. Its business segment includes generation, transmission and distribution. In the generation business, the Company has an installed capacity of approximately 2,217 MW, which accounts for approximately 7.1% of the installed capacity in Argentina. In the transmission business, the Company joint-controls Citelec, which is the controlling company of Transener, that performs the operation and maintenance of the high-tension transmission network in Argentina which covers 12,214 km of lines of its own, as well as 6,159 km of high-tension lines belonging to Transba in the province of Buenos Aires. Both companies together carry 90% of the electricity in Argentina. In the distribution business, the Company, through Edenor, distributes electricity among over 2.8 million customers throughout the northern region of Buenos Aires City, the north and northwest of Greater Buenos Aires. In other sectors, the Company conducts financial investment operations, oil and gas exploration and exploitation, and it keeps investments in other companies that have complementary activities.

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