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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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history
Cash to Debt 0.49
PWE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. PWE: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PWE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.49 Max: N/A
Current: 0.49
Equity to Asset 0.63
PWE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. PWE: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PWE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.66
Current: 0.63
0.48
0.66
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -3.74
M-Score: -4.70
WACC vs ROIC
20.16%
-30.52%
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 : 3/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -219.93
PWE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -62.85 vs. PWE: -219.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PWE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -219.93  Med: 10.35 Max: 36.02
Current: -219.93
-219.93
36.02
Net-margin (%) -257.78
PWE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -78.60 vs. PWE: -257.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PWE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -257.78  Med: 5.39 Max: 36.31
Current: -257.78
-257.78
36.31
ROE (%) -66.79
PWE's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -20.44 vs. PWE: -66.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PWE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.79  Med: 2.52 Max: 18.86
Current: -66.79
-66.79
18.86
ROA (%) -35.95
PWE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -14.32 vs. PWE: -35.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PWE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.95  Med: 1.49 Max: 11.05
Current: -35.95
-35.95
11.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -51.07
PWE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -22.43 vs. PWE: -51.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PWE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.07  Med: 4.02 Max: 15.67
Current: -51.07
-51.07
15.67
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -27.30
PWE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.00 vs. PWE: -27.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PWE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.3  Med: -13.4 Max: 11
Current: -27.3
-27.3
11
» PWE's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-03-10)


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

PWE Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 120,498 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 326,500 sh (unchged)
Prem Watsa 55,700 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 62,462 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 400,000 sh (-93.46%)
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Q1 2016

PWE Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 10,404 sh (New)
Jim Simons 294,103 sh (+144.07%)
Murray Stahl 62,462 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 326,500 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Prem Watsa Sold Out
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Q2 2016

PWE Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 883,903 sh (+200.54%)
Murray Stahl 62,562 sh (+0.16%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
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Q3 2016

PWE Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Charles Brandes 40,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,449,303 sh (+63.97%)
Murray Stahl 62,562 sh (unchged)
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Traded in other countries:PWT.Canada, P13.Germany,
Penn West Petroleum Ltd is a exploration and production company. It explores, develops and holds interests in oil and natural gas properties and related infrastructure in the Western Canada.

Penn West Petroleum Ltd was incorporated in Canada on January 1, 2011. The Company is a senior exploration and production company. The Company explores, develops and holds interests in oil and natural gas properties and related production infrastructure in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin directly and through investments in securities of subsidiaries holding such interests. The Company owns the petroleum and natural gas assets or 100 percent of the equity, directly or indirectly, of the entities that carry on the remainder of the oil and natural gas business of Penn West.

Top Ranked Articles about Penn West Petroleum Ltd

Penn West Petroleum Insider Sells Shares Ho Cheuk Fund sold 15,086,120 shares
Penn West Petroleum (NYSE:PWE) insider Ho Cheuk Fund sold 15,086,120 shares of the company between Sept. 20 and Oct. 14, according to a Form 4 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Read more...

Ratios

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P/B 0.51
PWE's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. PWE: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PWE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.84 Max: 3.38
Current: 0.51
0.07
3.38
P/S 1.54
PWE's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. PWE: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PWE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 2.02 Max: 4.77
Current: 1.54
0.21
4.77
Current Ratio 1.02
PWE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. PWE: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PWE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.68 Max: 1.38
Current: 1.02
0.38
1.38
Quick Ratio 1.02
PWE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. PWE: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PWE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.68 Max: 1.38
Current: 1.02
0.38
1.38
Days Sales Outstanding 42.27
PWE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 47.95 vs. PWE: 42.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PWE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.53  Med: 40.77 Max: 51.12
Current: 42.27
26.53
51.12

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Dividend Growth (3y) -69.70
PWE's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
80% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -20.20 vs. PWE: -69.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
PWE' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -20.05 Max: 218.8
Current: -69.7
0
218.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.02
PWE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
100% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. PWE: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
PWE' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.4 Max: 1.75
Current: 0.02
0.02
1.75
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.60
PWE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -8.90 vs. PWE: -1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PWE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65.2  Med: -13.95 Max: 0.1
Current: -1.6
-65.2
0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.50
PWE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
87% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. PWE: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PWE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.17 Max: 3.21
Current: 0.5
0.08
3.21
Price/Projected FCF 7.50
PWE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. PWE: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PWE' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.69 Max: 7.75
Current: 7.5
0.11
7.75
Price/Median PS Value 0.76
PWE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. PWE: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PWE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.02 Max: 5.7
Current: 0.76
0.09
5.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -145.81
PWE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.20 vs. PWE: -145.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PWE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -163.45  Med: 6.6 Max: 18.5
Current: -145.81
-163.45
18.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -16.11
PWE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.62 vs. PWE: -16.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PWE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.9  Med: -4.6 Max: 11.3
Current: -16.11
-16.9
11.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $603.1
EPS (TTM) $ -3.04
Beta6.05
Short Percentage of Float1.64%
52-Week Range $0.48 - 1.97
Shares Outstanding (Mil)502.16

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 493 251 312
EPS ($) -0.63 -0.21 -0.10 -0.06
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.63 -0.21 -0.10 -0.06
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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