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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.37
SFY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. SFY: 0.37 )
SFY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.58
Current: 0.37

0.27
0.58
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -0.38
M-Score: -3.17
WACC vs ROIC
2.76%
2.00%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 15.49
SFY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 7.74 vs. SFY: 15.49 )
SFY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -82.96   Max: 80.71
Current: 15.49

-82.96
80.71
Net-margin (%) -51.58
SFY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.83 vs. SFY: -51.58 )
SFY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -59.95   Max: 35.38
Current: -51.58

-59.95
35.38
ROE (%) -27.73
SFY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -2.19 vs. SFY: -27.73 )
SFY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -36.26   Max: 24.05
Current: -27.73

-36.26
24.05
ROA (%) -10.85
SFY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.49 vs. SFY: -10.85 )
SFY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -14.94   Max: 11.77
Current: -10.85

-14.94
11.77
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.40
SFY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.64 vs. SFY: 3.40 )
SFY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -25.86   Max: 33.52
Current: 3.4

-25.86
33.52
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.70
SFY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. SFY: -3.70 )
SFY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19.4   Max: 40
Current: -3.7

-19.4
40
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -4.30
SFY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. SFY: -4.30 )
SFY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -36.8   Max: 69.3
Current: -4.3

-36.8
69.3
» SFY's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

SFY Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Arnold Schneider 1,720,412 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 35,278 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,491,851 sh (+18.23%)
Private Capital Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q2 2014

SFY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Arnold Schneider 2,835,264 sh (+64.80%)
Chuck Royce 1,522,851 sh (+2.08%)
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Q3 2014

SFY Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 11,700 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 2,728,954 sh (-3.75%)
Chuck Royce 1,462,251 sh (-3.98%)
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Q4 2014

SFY Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 913,615 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 75,400 sh (+544.44%)
Arnold Schneider 2,847,786 sh (+4.35%)
Arnold Schneider 2,847,786 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,057,251 sh (-27.70%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 204.08
SFY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SFY: 204.08 )
N/A
P/B 0.20
SFY's P/B is ranked higher than
98% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. SFY: 0.20 )
SFY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 2.52
Current: 0.2

0.12
2.52
P/S 0.24
SFY's P/S is ranked higher than
98% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. SFY: 0.24 )
SFY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 4.04
Current: 0.24

0.17
4.04
POCF 0.39
SFY's POCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. SFY: 0.39 )
SFY' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 6.83
Current: 0.39

0.31
6.83
EV-to-EBIT 13.77
SFY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SFY: 13.77 )
SFY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -24.1   Max: 32
Current: 13.77

-24.1
32
Current Ratio 0.43
SFY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1142 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SFY: 0.43 )
SFY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 3.09
Current: 0.43

0.43
3.09
Quick Ratio 0.43
SFY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1142 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. SFY: 0.43 )
SFY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 3.09
Current: 0.43

0.43
3.09
Days Inventory 6.01
SFY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
97% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SFY: 6.01 )
SFY' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 14.31
Current: 6.01

0.01
14.31
Days Sales Outstanding 32.19
SFY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 59.38 vs. SFY: 32.19 )
SFY' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 27.42   Max: 473.55
Current: 32.19

27.42
473.55

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.20
SFY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
99% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SFY: 0.20 )
SFY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 4.14
Current: 0.2

0.39
4.14
Price/Median PS Value 0.10
SFY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. SFY: 0.10 )
SFY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 3.89
Current: 0.1

0.16
3.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.50
SFY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1141 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. SFY: 6.50 )
SFY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 36.3
Current: 6.5

3.1
36.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -166.62
SFY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
61% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. SFY: -166.62 )
SFY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -211.7   Max: 37.9
Current: -166.62

-211.7
37.9

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Traded in other countries:S25.Germany,
Swift Energy Co was founded in 1979. The Company is engaged in developing, exploring, acquiring, and operating oil and natural gas properties, with a focus on oil and natural gas reserves in Texas as well as onshore and in the inland waters of Louisiana. The Company is engaged in the development and exploration of three core areas: South Texas; Southeast Louisiana; and Central Louisiana/East Texas. In South Texas, the Company approximately drilled 20 wells in its AWP Eagle Ford field, three horizontal Olmos wells & 14 operated wells in the Artesia Wells Eagle Ford area, five operated wells in the Fasken Eagle Ford area. In Southeast Louisiana, it owned drilling and production rights in 16,697 net acres in the Lake Washington field located in Southeast Louisiana near shore waters within Plaquemines Parish & also owned drilling and production rights in approximately 14,254 net acres in the Bay de Chene field. In Central Louisiana, the Company has 98,671 net acres in the Burr Ferry field, owned drilling and production rights in 50,057 net acres in the Masters Creek field, owned drilling and production rights in 7,327 net acres in South Bearhead Creek field. It also had approximately 59,201 net acres leased in the Four Corners area of southwest Colorado. The Company's exploration, production, and marketing operations are subject to complex and stringent federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
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