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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.39
PAM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
84% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.19 vs. PAM: 0.39 )
PAM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.39

Equity to Asset 0.14
PAM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. PAM: 0.14 )
PAM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.57
Current: 0.14

0.12
0.57
Interest Coverage 2.17
PAM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. PAM: 2.17 )
PAM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 14.65
Current: 2.17

0.37
14.65
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.61
M-Score: -3.91
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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Operating margin (%) 3.88
PAM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 13.24 vs. PAM: 3.88 )
PAM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6.78   Max: 80.69
Current: 3.88

-6.78
80.69
Net-margin (%) -1.41
PAM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.76 vs. PAM: -1.41 )
PAM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -13.74   Max: 361.13
Current: -1.41

-13.74
361.13
ROE (%) -4.04
PAM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.72 vs. PAM: -4.04 )
PAM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -33.02   Max: 1525.37
Current: -4.04

-33.02
1525.37
ROA (%) -0.61
PAM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. PAM: -0.61 )
PAM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.51   Max: 8.9
Current: -0.61

-8.51
8.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.13
PAM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.46 vs. PAM: 3.13 )
PAM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7.5   Max: 3232.79
Current: 3.13

-7.5
3232.79
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.30
PAM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. PAM: 7.30 )
PAM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 318.9
Current: 7.3

0
318.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 53.30
PAM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. PAM: 53.30 )
PAM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.4   Max: 131
Current: 53.3

-2.4
131
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PAM

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

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Ruane Cunniff 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$8.6 - $11.45 $ 10.171%0
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Ratios

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P/B 2.91
PAM's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. PAM: 2.91 )
PAM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 4.05
Current: 2.91

0.36
4.05
P/S 1.02
PAM's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. PAM: 1.02 )
PAM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 14.4
Current: 1.02

0.14
14.4
PFCF 8.84
PAM's PFCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 342.00 vs. PAM: 8.84 )
PAM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.85   Max: 38.38
Current: 8.84

1.85
38.38
EV-to-EBIT 38.46
PAM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 19.09 vs. PAM: 38.46 )
PAM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -14.4   Max: 362.6
Current: 38.46

-14.4
362.6
Current Ratio 0.70
PAM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. PAM: 0.70 )
PAM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 15.22
Current: 0.7

0.59
15.22
Quick Ratio 0.67
PAM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. PAM: 0.67 )
PAM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 15.02
Current: 0.67

0.57
15.02

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 4.85
PAM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. PAM: 4.85 )
PAM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 6.89
Current: 4.85

0.57
6.89
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.37
PAM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. PAM: 1.37 )
PAM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 2.25
Current: 1.37

0.58
2.25
Price/Median PS Value 1.79
PAM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. PAM: 1.79 )
PAM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 21.91
Current: 1.79

0.29
21.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.60
PAM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
65% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. PAM: 2.60 )
PAM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 30.8
Current: 2.6

0.3
30.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 23.72
PAM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
96% of the 670 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.88 vs. PAM: 23.72 )
PAM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.7   Max: 24
Current: 23.72

-4.7
24

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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