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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.62
PWE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
81% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. PWE: 0.62 )
PWE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 0.66
Current: 0.62

0.48
0.66
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -0.07
M-Score: -3.32
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -9.79
PWE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.65 vs. PWE: -9.79 )
PWE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -21.14   Max: 55.31
Current: -9.79

-21.14
55.31
Net-margin (%) -24.32
PWE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. PWE: -24.32 )
PWE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -28.6   Max: 39.55
Current: -24.32

-28.6
39.55
ROE (%) -8.30
PWE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. PWE: -8.30 )
PWE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -10.05   Max: 30.3
Current: -8.3

-10.05
30.3
ROA (%) -5.10
PWE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. PWE: -5.10 )
PWE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.11   Max: 14.73
Current: -5.1

-6.11
14.73
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2.60
PWE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. PWE: -2.60 )
PWE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -5.72   Max: 27.55
Current: -2.6

-5.72
27.55
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.90
PWE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. PWE: -4.90 )
PWE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.2   Max: 11
Current: -4.9

-22.2
11
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -29.70
PWE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. PWE: -29.70 )
PWE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -29.7   Max: 12
Current: -29.7

-29.7
12
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

PWE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 23,412 sh (New)
Prem Watsa 15,900 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 30,200 sh (+18.43%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 37,047,299 sh (+0.19%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen 14,112 sh (-37.19%)
Murray Stahl 42,742 sh (-77.88%)
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Q1 2014

PWE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 1,457,303 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 48,408 sh (+13.26%)
Prem Watsa 15,900 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard 36,722,409 sh (-0.88%)
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Q2 2014

PWE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jean-Marie Eveillard 37,065,456 sh (+0.93%)
Murray Stahl 48,413 sh (+0.01%)
Prem Watsa 15,900 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2014

PWE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 263,103 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 315,711 sh (New)
Prem Watsa 34,700 sh (+118.24%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 35,651,203 sh (-3.82%)
Murray Stahl 35,706 sh (-26.25%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PWE

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

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 New Buy0.02%$6.86 - $9.71 $ 1.49-81%315711
Prem Watsa 2014-09-30 Add 118.24%0.01%$6.86 - $9.71 $ 1.49-81%34700
Prem Watsa 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$8.16 - $11.6 $ 1.49-84%15900
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-03-31 Add 9.38%0.11%$9.59 - $11.66 $ 1.49-86%36465302
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-12-31 Add 23.73%0.25%$10.43 - $14.37 $ 1.49-88%33338123
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-06-30 Add 35.03%0.34%$12.48 - $19.6 $ 1.49-90%25705470
Andreas Halvorsen 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.29%$12.48 - $19.6 $ 1.49-90%0
Andreas Halvorsen 2012-03-31 Reduce -77.65%1.32%$19.57 - $22.21 $ 1.49-92%1792785
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2011-12-31 Add 11.71%0.17%$13.6 - $20.31 $ 1.49-92%18847406
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 36.10
PWE's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PWE: 36.10 )
N/A
P/B 0.12
PWE's P/B is ranked higher than
98% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. PWE: 0.12 )
PWE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 3.42
Current: 0.12

0.12
3.42
P/S 0.35
PWE's P/S is ranked higher than
97% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. PWE: 0.35 )
PWE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 13.35
Current: 0.35

0.33
13.35
PFCF 2.28
PWE's PFCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PWE: 2.28 )
PWE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.28   Max: 349.63
Current: 2.28

2.28
349.63
POCF 0.84
PWE's POCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. PWE: 0.84 )
PWE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 11.47
Current: 0.84

0.84
11.47
EV-to-EBIT -12.12
PWE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 69.72 vs. PWE: -12.12 )
PWE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -66.1   Max: 153.2
Current: -12.12

-66.1
153.2
Shiller P/E 3.00
PWE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PWE: 3.00 )
PWE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.02   Max: 13.69
Current: 3

3.02
13.69
Current Ratio 0.43
PWE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. PWE: 0.43 )
PWE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 1.24
Current: 0.43

0.38
1.24
Quick Ratio 0.43
PWE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. PWE: 0.43 )
PWE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 1.24
Current: 0.43

0.38
1.24
Days Sales Outstanding 32.38
PWE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 66.16 vs. PWE: 32.38 )
PWE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 26.53   Max: 66.58
Current: 32.38

26.53
66.58

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 33.49
PWE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
93% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. PWE: 33.49 )
PWE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.82   Max: 40.72
Current: 33.49

1.82
40.72
Dividend growth (3y) -19.30
PWE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
69% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. PWE: -19.30 )
PWE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: -16.9
Current: -19.3

Yield on cost (5-Year) 11.18
PWE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
73% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. PWE: 11.18 )
PWE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 13.6
Current: 11.18

0.61
13.6
Share Buyback Rate -2.50
PWE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.20 vs. PWE: -2.50 )
PWE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -2.5   Max: -55.1
Current: -2.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.16
PWE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
98% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. PWE: 0.16 )
PWE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 3.25
Current: 0.16

0.68
3.25
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.13
PWE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PWE: 0.13 )
PWE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 1.12
Current: 0.13

0.56
1.12
Price/Median PS Value 0.12
PWE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. PWE: 0.12 )
PWE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 4.24
Current: 0.12

0.34
4.24
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -8.30
PWE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. PWE: -8.30 )
PWE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 19.6
Current: -8.3

0.7
19.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -21.63
PWE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. PWE: -21.63 )
PWE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -21.6   Max: 15.9
Current: -21.63

-21.6
15.9

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 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.
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