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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 0.03
SARA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
88% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. SARA: 0.03 )
SARA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03

Equity to Asset -1.17
SARA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. SARA: -1.17 )
SARA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -24.95   Max: 0.29
Current: -1.17

-24.95
0.29
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -8.41
M-Score: -10.13
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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Operating margin (%) -246.27
SARA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -3.90 vs. SARA: -246.27 )
SARA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1970   Max: 31.22
Current: -246.27

-1970
31.22
Net-margin (%) -301.16
SARA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.03 vs. SARA: -301.16 )
SARA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2173.33   Max: 25.76
Current: -301.16

-2173.33
25.76
ROA (%) -81.16
SARA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -4.81 vs. SARA: -81.16 )
SARA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -197.28   Max: 12.52
Current: -81.16

-197.28
12.52
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -85.08
SARA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -6.50 vs. SARA: -85.08 )
SARA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -118200   Max: 22.34
Current: -85.08

-118200
22.34
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -21.40
SARA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. SARA: -21.40 )
SARA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 564.2
Current: -21.4

0
564.2
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

SARA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 114,200 sh (+537.99%)
Chuck Royce 225,000 sh (-13.86%)
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Q1 2014

SARA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 225,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q2 2014

SARA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q1 2015

SARA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 13,700 sh (New)
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Ratios

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P/S 0.10
SARA's P/S is ranked higher than
97% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SARA: 0.10 )
SARA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 5.07
Current: 0.1

0.02
5.07
POCF 7.00
SARA's POCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.43 vs. SARA: 7.00 )
SARA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 51.67
Current: 7

0.07
51.67
Current Ratio 0.06
SARA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. SARA: 0.06 )
SARA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 2.74
Current: 0.06

0.01
2.74
Quick Ratio 0.06
SARA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. SARA: 0.06 )
SARA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 2.74
Current: 0.06

0.01
2.74
Days Sales Outstanding 22.12
SARA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 39.78 vs. SARA: 22.12 )
SARA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 25.38   Max: 59.97
Current: 22.12

25.38
59.97

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.20
SARA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. SARA: 0.20 )
SARA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 4.66
Current: 0.2

0.06
4.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -69.00
SARA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
134% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SARA: -69.00 )
SARA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -69   Max: 15.7
Current: -69

-69
15.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -263.28
SARA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
97% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -4.99 vs. SARA: -263.28 )
SARA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -208.9   Max: 2.4
Current: -263.28

-208.9
2.4

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Saratoga Resources Inc was founded in 1990. Its an independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the production, development, acquisition and exploitation of crude oil and natural gas properties. Its producing properties are located in the transitional coastline in protected in-bay environments on parish and state leases in south Louisiana, an area commonly referred to as the transition zone. The majority of those properties were acquired in, and operated those properties since, 2008. Its properties in the transition zone span 11 fields with properties, by production and reserves, being in Grand Bay, Vermillion 16 and Main Pass 46 fields. The Grand Bay Field is located in Plaquemines Parish, approximately 70 miles southeast of New Orleans, Louisiana. It include approximately 51 active wellbores, 44 proved developed nonproducing opportunities and 61 proved undeveloped opportunities in 12 proposed drilling locations within the field. There are also 21 probable developed nonproducing, 28 probable undeveloped opportunities in 17 proposed drilling locations, 18 possible developed nonproducing and 38 possible undeveloped opportunities in 23 proposed drilling locations within the field. The Vermilion 16 Field is located in the transitional coastline in a protected in-bay environment on state leases offshore Vermilion Parish, approximately 40 miles south of Lafayette, Louisiana. The field is a four-way rollover anticline on the downthrown side of a down-to-the-south fault. There are multiple stacked reservoirs within the field. There are 6 wellbores associated with this field, 2 actively producing with 2 proved developed non-producing opportunities and 5 proved undeveloped opportunities associated with 3 drilling locations within the field. The Main Pass 46 Field is located in the transitional coastline in a protected in-bay environment on state leases offshore Plaquemines Parish, approximately 80 miles south-southeast of New Orleans, Louisiana. It includes a central platform and the 4 active wellbores associated with the field. All of the 10 proved undeveloped opportunities in 2 proposed new wellbores are located within Grand Bay State Lease 195. It generally markets its oil and natural gas production under month-to-month or spot contracts. The Company encounters intense competition from other oil and gas companies in all areas of its operations, including the acquisition of producing properties and undeveloped acreage. Its competitors include integrated oil and gas companies, numerous independent oil and gas companies and individuals.
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