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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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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.02
PWE's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. PWE: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PWE' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: 0.03
Current: 0.02
0
0.03
Equity-to-Asset 0.67
PWE's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. PWE: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PWE' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.67
0.46
0.67
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: -2.95
Beneish M-Score: -3.19
WACC vs ROIC
20.34%
-14.32%
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 : 2/10

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Operating Margin % -122.95
PWE's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
70% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -45.13 vs. PWE: -122.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PWE' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -153.55  Med: -4.37 Max: 36.02
Current: -122.95
-153.55
36.02
Net Margin % -116.58
PWE's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
66% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -49.17 vs. PWE: -116.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PWE' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -189.95  Med: -0.91 Max: 36.31
Current: -116.58
-189.95
36.31
ROE % -26.36
PWE's ROE % is ranked lower than
66% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -13.16 vs. PWE: -26.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PWE' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.13  Med: -0.17 Max: 18.86
Current: -26.36
-62.13
18.86
ROA % -14.67
PWE's ROA % is ranked lower than
57% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.02 vs. PWE: -14.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PWE' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.54  Med: -0.07 Max: 10.24
Current: -14.67
-33.54
10.24
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -20.60
PWE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
59% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -13.05 vs. PWE: -20.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PWE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.97  Med: 0.13 Max: 15.67
Current: -20.6
-44.97
15.67
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -40.70
PWE's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
81% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -18.20 vs. PWE: -40.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PWE' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.7  Med: -14.1 Max: 12.9
Current: -40.7
-40.7
12.9
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -5.90
PWE's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
55% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -11.00 vs. PWE: -5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PWE' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.6  Med: -14.85 Max: 50.3
Current: -5.9
-28.6
50.3
GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with Penn West Petroleum Ltd $PWE.
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-06-10 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

PWE Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 10,404 sh (New)
Jim Simons 294,103 sh (+144.07%)
Jeremy Grantham 326,500 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 62,462 sh (unchged)
Prem Watsa Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 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%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 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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Q4 2016

PWE Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Joel Greenblatt 14,360 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 63,562 sh (+1.60%)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Jim Simons 300,328 sh (-79.28%)
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P    NAICS: 213111    SIC: 911
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Traded in other countries:PWT.Canada, P13.Germany,
Headquarter Location:Canada
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, based in Calgary, Alberta, is an independent Canadian energy company focused on the exploration and production of oil and natural gas resources in Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia. At the end of 2015, the company reported proven reserves before royalties of 208 million barrels of oil equivalent. Daily production averaged 86,000 barrels of oil equivalent in 2015, at a ratio of 69% oil/31% gas.

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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history
PB Ratio 0.46
PWE's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. PWE: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PWE' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.74 Max: 2.12
Current: 0.46
0.07
2.12
PS Ratio 1.72
PWE's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. PWE: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PWE' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.92 Max: 4.62
Current: 1.72
0.21
4.62
EV-to-EBIT -1.78
PWE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 16.34 vs. PWE: -1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PWE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -137.5  Med: 9.8 Max: 57.5
Current: -1.78
-137.5
57.5
EV-to-EBITDA -8.36
PWE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.98 vs. PWE: -8.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PWE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.6  Med: 6 Max: 16.8
Current: -8.36
-13.6
16.8
Current Ratio 0.99
PWE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. PWE: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PWE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.63 Max: 1.04
Current: 0.99
0.38
1.04
Quick Ratio 0.99
PWE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. PWE: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PWE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.63 Max: 1.04
Current: 0.99
0.38
1.04
Days Sales Outstanding 69.09
PWE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
66% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 55.27 vs. PWE: 69.09 )
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: 69.09
Current: 69.09
26.53
69.09

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3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -100.00
PWE's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -33.20 vs. PWE: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
PWE' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -20.4 Max: 218.8
Current: -100
0
218.8
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.02
PWE's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
100% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. PWE: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PWE' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 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 -0.90
PWE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.80 vs. PWE: -0.90 )
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: -6.8 Max: 0.1
Current: -0.9
-65.2
0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.46
PWE's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
83% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. PWE: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PWE' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.08 Max: 2.86
Current: 0.46
0.2
2.86
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.90
PWE's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. PWE: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PWE' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.18 Max: 2.19
Current: 0.9
0.22
2.19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -56.18
PWE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 565 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -3.19 vs. PWE: -56.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PWE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.18  Med: 6.2 Max: 18.5
Current: -56.18
-56.18
18.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -16.11
PWE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
50% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -16.11 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) $454.8
EPS (TTM) $ -1.06
Beta6.41
Short Percentage of Float2.07%
52-Week Range $0.61 - 2.05
Shares Outstanding (Mil)502.76

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 297 389
EPS ($) -0.13 -0.07 0.06
EPS without NRI ($) -0.13 -0.07 0.06
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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