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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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Cash-to-Debt 0.11
SAEX's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
76% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. SAEX: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SAEX' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.18 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.11
Equity-to-Asset 0.26
SAEX's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. SAEX: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SAEX' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.22  Med: 0.05 Max: 0.26
Current: 0.26
-0.22
0.26
Interest Coverage 0.75
SAEX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
88% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.45 vs. SAEX: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SAEX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.99 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.75
Piotroski F-Score: 2
Altman Z-Score: 1.07
Beneish M-Score: -0.99
WACC vs ROIC
15.31%
4.42%
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 : 4/10

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Operating Margin % 7.04
SAEX's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
79% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -8.53 vs. SAEX: 7.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SAEX' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.37  Med: 5.57 Max: 7.09
Current: 7.04
3.37
7.09
Net Margin % -7.82
SAEX's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
56% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -12.45 vs. SAEX: -7.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SAEX' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.79  Med: -6.46 Max: 3.88
Current: -7.82
-10.79
3.88
ROA % -8.39
SAEX's ROA % is ranked lower than
59% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.42 vs. SAEX: -8.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SAEX' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.32  Med: -5.61 Max: 9.51
Current: -8.39
-24.32
9.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 14.18
SAEX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
85% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -5.98 vs. SAEX: 14.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SAEX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.31  Med: 17.56 Max: 43.38
Current: 14.18
10.31
43.38
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SAEX Guru Trades in Q1 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Services » Oil & Gas Equipment & Services    NAICS: 213112    SIC: 1382
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SAExploration Holdings Inc is a geophysical services company that offers seismic data acquisition services in North America, South America and Southeast Asia for oil and natural gas industry.

SAExploration Holdings Inc was incorporated in Delaware on February 2, 2011. The Company is a geophysical services company that offers seismic data acquisition services in North America, South America and Southeast Asia for oil and natural gas industry. Its services include the acquisition of 2D, 3D, time-lapse 4D and multi-component seismic data on land, in transition zones and in shallow water, as well as seismic data field processing. Seismic data is used by its customers, which include national oil companies, major international oil companies and independent oil and gas exploration and production companies, to identify and analyze drilling prospects and maximize successful drilling. The Company's main competitors include Compagnie Générale de Géophysique, Geokinetics, Inc., Global Geophysical Services, Inc. and ION Geophysical Corporation. The Company's operations are subject to various international, federal, provincial, state and local laws and regulations.

Top Ranked Articles about SAExploration Holdings Inc

Weekly CEO Sells Highlights Insiders trim SAExploration, Gaming and Leisure Properties, Fidelity National Financial and Cooper Companies
According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: SAExploration Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SAEX), Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI), Fidelity National Financial Inc. (NYSE:FNF) and The Cooper Companies Inc. (NYSE:COO). Read more...
CEO of SAExploration Holdings Buys 17,500 Shares of Company Company reports net loss of $176,000 in 4th quarter
Brian Beatty (Insider Trades), CEO, president and 10% owner of SAExploration Holdings Inc. (SAEX), bought 17,500 shares of the company on March 17. The average price per share was 85 cents for a total transaction cost of $14,875. SAExploration Holdings is an international oilfield service company that acquires data and conducts logistical support services in remote and complex environments throughout Alaska, Canada, South America and Southeast Asia. The company has a market cap of $14.62 million and a P/S ratio of 0.05. Read more...

Ratios

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PB Ratio 0.90
SAEX's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. SAEX: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SAEX' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 10.51 Max: 21.52
Current: 0.9
0.87
21.52
EV-to-EBIT 10.44
SAEX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.85 vs. SAEX: 10.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SAEX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 10.35 Max: 120.9
Current: 10.44
3.1
120.9
EV-to-EBITDA 4.68
SAEX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
81% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.21 vs. SAEX: 4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SAEX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 4.9 Max: 13.2
Current: 4.68
2.1
13.2
Current Ratio 1.60
SAEX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. SAEX: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SAEX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 1.69 Max: 32.55
Current: 1.6
0.04
32.55
Quick Ratio 1.60
SAEX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. SAEX: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SAEX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 1.69 Max: 32.55
Current: 1.6
0.04
32.55
Days Sales Outstanding 136.26
SAEX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
83% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 73.92 vs. SAEX: 136.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SAEX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.12  Med: 65.17 Max: 136.26
Current: 136.26
39.12
136.26
Days Payable 36.77
SAEX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
60% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 48.15 vs. SAEX: 36.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SAEX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.14  Med: 31.95 Max: 37.82
Current: 36.77
21.14
37.82

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Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.93
SAEX's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. SAEX: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SAEX' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 15.86 Max: 47.27
Current: 0.93
0.91
47.27
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.02
SAEX's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. SAEX: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SAEX' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.44 Max: 4.62
Current: 0.02
0.02
4.62
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 9.60
SAEX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
86% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.40 vs. SAEX: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SAEX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 9.65 Max: 32.5
Current: 9.6
0.8
32.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $203.8
EPS (TTM) $ -3.01
Beta0.03
Short Percentage of Float8.37%
52-Week Range $5.16 - 199.81
Shares Outstanding (Mil)9.34

Analyst Estimate

Dec16
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.33
EPS without NRI ($) 0.33
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Weekly CEO Sells Highlights Jul 06 2016 
Insiders' Week: Sales of Facebook, Walmart Jul 01 2016 
CEO of SAExploration Holdings Buys 17,500 Shares of Company Mar 22 2016 
Whitney Tilson's Top 5 New Buys Nov 12 2013 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: TSLA, TRIO, BXMT, FSC, CSV Jun 03 2013 
CEO and CFO Buys Weekly Update May 29 2013 

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