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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.41
PAM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
83% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. PAM: 0.41 )
PAM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.41

Equity to Asset 0.15
PAM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. PAM: 0.15 )
PAM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.57
Current: 0.15

0.12
0.57
Interest Coverage 2.17
PAM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. PAM: 2.17 )
PAM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.37   Max: 14.65
Current: 2.17

1.37
14.65
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

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 4.75
PAM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 12.67 vs. PAM: 4.75 )
PAM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -10.19   Max: 80.69
Current: 4.75

-10.19
80.69
Net-margin (%) -5.93
PAM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.47 vs. PAM: -5.93 )
PAM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.74   Max: 361.13
Current: -5.93

-12.74
361.13
ROE (%) -16.19
PAM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. PAM: -16.19 )
PAM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -36.08   Max: 176.82
Current: -16.19

-36.08
176.82
ROA (%) -2.37
PAM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 852 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. PAM: -2.37 )
PAM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -16.13   Max: 7.97
Current: -2.37

-16.13
7.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.55
PAM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. PAM: 3.55 )
PAM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -912.5   Max: 1616.39
Current: 3.55

-912.5
1616.39
Revenue Growth (%) 7.30
PAM's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. PAM: 7.30 )
PAM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 302.6
Current: 7.3

0
302.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 53.30
PAM's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. PAM: 53.30 )
PAM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -45   Max: 108
Current: 53.3

-45
108
» PAM's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

PAM Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 161,100 sh (+3.01%)
Ruane Cunniff 605,980 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich Sold Out
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Q4 2013

PAM Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 199,500 sh (+23.84%)
Ruane Cunniff 605,980 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

PAM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jeremy Grantham 23,900 sh (New)
Ruane Cunniff 605,980 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 96,500 sh (-51.63%)
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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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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 3.50
PAM's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. PAM: 3.50 )
PAM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0   Max: 3.6
Current: 3.5

0
3.6
P/S 0.80
PAM's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. PAM: 0.80 )
PAM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0   Max: 1.2
Current: 0.8

0
1.2
Current Ratio 0.73
PAM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. PAM: 0.73 )
PAM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 15.22
Current: 0.73

0.59
15.22
Quick Ratio 0.70
PAM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. PAM: 0.70 )
PAM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 15.02
Current: 0.7

0.57
15.02

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.70
PAM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. PAM: 3.70 )
PAM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 3.7

Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
PAM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
55% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. PAM: 0.90 )
PAM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.9

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
Compare:EXPD, EAGL, UTIW, CHRW, PACR, STG » details
Traded in other countries:PMPAF.USA
Pampa Energia SA generates, transmits and distributes electric power. The Company distributes electricity to residential, commercial, and industrial customers.
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