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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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industry
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Cash-to-Debt 0.25
PAM's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.24 vs. PAM: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PAM' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.32 Max: N/A
Current: 0.25
Equity-to-Asset 0.08
PAM's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. PAM: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PAM' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.57
Current: 0.08
0.08
0.57
Interest Coverage 0.37
PAM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
97% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. PAM: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PAM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 2.43 Max: 13.89
Current: 0.37
0.37
13.89
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 0.74
Beneish M-Score: -0.76
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 % 6.61
PAM's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
72% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.21 vs. PAM: 6.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PAM' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.19  Med: 13.28 Max: 80.69
Current: 6.61
-10.19
80.69
Net Margin % 5.31
PAM's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
64% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. PAM: 5.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PAM' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.18  Med: 5.31 Max: 361.13
Current: 5.31
-14.18
361.13
ROE % 16.99
PAM's ROE % is ranked higher than
85% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.56 vs. PAM: 16.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PAM' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.65  Med: 6.33 Max: 61.85
Current: 16.99
-30.65
61.85
ROA % 2.72
PAM's ROA % is ranked lower than
54% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. PAM: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PAM' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.8  Med: 2.35 Max: 13.32
Current: 2.72
-6.8
13.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 18.55
PAM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
73% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 10.05 vs. PAM: 18.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PAM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.73  Med: 12.22 Max: 6501.64
Current: 18.55
-12.73
6501.64
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 1.40
PAM's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. PAM: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PAM' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7.2 Max: 602.2
Current: 1.4
0
602.2
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

PAM Guru Trades in Q1 2016

George Soros 92,400 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 187,149 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 100,456 sh (New)
Jim Simons 161,600 sh (+164.92%)
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Q2 2016

PAM Guru Trades in Q2 2016

George Soros 123,977 sh (+34.17%)
Jim Simons 203,200 sh (+25.74%)
Caxton Associates 223,203 sh (+19.26%)
RS Investment Management 100,456 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2016

PAM Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Caxton Associates 244,454 sh (+9.52%)
George Soros 108,440 sh (-12.53%)
Jim Simons 84,400 sh (-58.46%)
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Q4 2016

PAM Guru Trades in Q4 2016

George Soros Sold Out
Jim Simons 53,800 sh (-36.26%)
Caxton Associates 47,370 sh (-80.62%)
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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric    NAICS: 221122    SIC: 4911
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Traded in other countries:PAMP.Argentina, PMPAF.USA,
Pampa Energia SA generates, transmits and distributes electric power. The Company distributes electricity to residential, commercial, and industrial customers.

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.

Ratios

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PE Ratio 30.54
PAM's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.96 vs. PAM: 30.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PAM' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.83  Med: 13.55 Max: 3135
Current: 30.54
4.83
3135
PE Ratio without NRI 30.54
PAM's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
80% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 18.11 vs. PAM: 30.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
PAM' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.84  Med: 13.13 Max: 257
Current: 30.54
4.84
257
PB Ratio 8.01
PAM's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. PAM: 8.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PAM' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.12 Max: 8.31
Current: 8.01
0.36
8.31
PS Ratio 2.33
PAM's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. PAM: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PAM' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.66 Max: 14.4
Current: 2.33
0.16
14.4
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 28.78
PAM's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
94% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.75 vs. PAM: 28.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PAM' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 3.17 Max: 29.84
Current: 28.78
0.89
29.84
EV-to-EBIT 22.40
PAM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
78% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 15.08 vs. PAM: 22.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PAM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.6  Med: 8.5 Max: 120.9
Current: 22.4
-16.6
120.9
EV-to-EBITDA 19.75
PAM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
85% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 10.75 vs. PAM: 19.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PAM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -112.6  Med: 5.7 Max: 19.79
Current: 19.75
-112.6
19.79
Shiller PE Ratio 162.34
PAM's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 24.69 vs. PAM: 162.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
PAM' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.25  Med: 82.55 Max: 173.24
Current: 162.34
41.25
173.24
Current Ratio 0.81
PAM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. PAM: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PAM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.02 Max: 15.22
Current: 0.81
0.59
15.22
Quick Ratio 0.70
PAM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. PAM: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PAM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.99 Max: 15.02
Current: 0.7
0.57
15.02
Days Inventory 17.91
PAM's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
59% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 24.88 vs. PAM: 17.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PAM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.41  Med: 6.72 Max: 755.35
Current: 17.91
3.41
755.35
Days Sales Outstanding 143.12
PAM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
91% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 48.45 vs. PAM: 143.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PAM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 51.68  Med: 85.82 Max: 143.12
Current: 143.12
51.68
143.12
Days Payable 244.61
PAM's Days Payable is ranked higher than
91% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 73.08 vs. PAM: 244.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PAM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.53  Med: 134.55 Max: 1329.46
Current: 244.61
57.53
1329.46

Buy Back

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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.20
PAM's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. PAM: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PAM' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 0.2
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -8.90
PAM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. PAM: -8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PAM' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -533.6  Med: 0 Max: 4.9
Current: -8.9
-533.6
4.9

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 12.29
PAM's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
95% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. PAM: 12.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PAM' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.95 Max: 475
Current: 12.29
0.58
475
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 7.95
PAM's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. PAM: 7.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PAM' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.03 Max: 7.99
Current: 7.95
0.32
7.99
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 3.54
PAM's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
98% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. PAM: 3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PAM' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.96 Max: 39
Current: 3.54
0.28
39
Price-to-Graham-Number 4.09
PAM's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
94% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. PAM: 4.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
PAM' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.04 Max: 7.82
Current: 4.09
0.49
7.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.51
PAM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
69% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. PAM: 4.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PAM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 10.5 Max: 31.4
Current: 4.51
0.8
31.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,393
EPS (TTM) $ 1.91
Beta1.25
Short Percentage of Float1.08%
52-Week Range $19.45 - 50.22
Shares Outstanding (Mil)73.46
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