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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
SFY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. SFY: 0.01 )
SFY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.01

0
0.68
Equity to Asset 0.41
SFY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. SFY: 0.41 )
SFY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.7
Current: 0.41

0.27
0.7
Interest Coverage 1.68
SFY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
60% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 14.93 vs. SFY: 1.68 )
SFY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 38.43
Current: 1.68

1.66
38.43
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.51
M-Score: -3.16
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 19.12
SFY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.32 vs. SFY: 19.12 )
SFY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -82.96   Max: 81.63
Current: 19.12

-82.96
81.63
Net-margin (%) -1.83
SFY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. SFY: -1.83 )
SFY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -59.95   Max: 32.65
Current: -1.83

-59.95
32.65
ROE (%) -0.99
SFY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1183 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. SFY: -0.99 )
SFY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -36.26   Max: 24.05
Current: -0.99

-36.26
24.05
ROA (%) -0.39
SFY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.39 vs. SFY: -0.39 )
SFY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -14.94   Max: 11.77
Current: -0.39

-14.94
11.77
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.29
SFY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1214 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SFY: 4.29 )
SFY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -23.92   Max: 33.52
Current: 4.29

-23.92
33.52
Revenue Growth (%) 5.80
SFY's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. SFY: 5.80 )
SFY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -19.5   Max: 40
Current: 5.8

-19.5
40
EBITDA Growth (%) 6.70
SFY's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. SFY: 6.70 )
SFY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -36.8   Max: 69.3
Current: 6.7

-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

Q4 2013

SFY Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 40,872 sh (+16.44%)
Chuck Royce 1,261,851 sh (+14.62%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Private Capital 1,214,898 sh (-47.16%)
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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%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Private Capital Sold Out
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Q2 2014

SFY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Arnold Schneider 2,835,264 sh (+64.8%)
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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SFY

(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
Arnold Schneider 2014-09-30 Reduce -3.75%0.15%$9.85 - $12.86 $ 6.67-41%2728954
Arnold Schneider 2014-06-30 Add 64.8%1.57%$10.26 - $13.01 $ 6.67-41%2835264
Private Capital 2014-03-31 Sold Out 2%$9.62 - $13.7 $ 6.67-43%0
Arnold Schneider 2014-03-31 New Buy2%$9.62 - $13.7 $ 6.67-43%1720412
Private Capital 2013-12-31 Reduce -47.16%1.13%$11.59 - $14.9 $ 6.67-50%1214898
Private Capital 2013-09-30 Add 7.57%0.17%$10.99 - $13.56 $ 6.67-44%2299288
Private Capital 2013-06-30 Add 11.88%0.25%$11.81 - $15.63 $ 6.67-51%2137452
Private Capital 2013-03-31 Add 29.57%0.62%$13.18 - $17.1 $ 6.67-56%1910463
Private Capital 2012-12-31 Add 12.05%0.24%$14.28 - $21 $ 6.67-59%1474478
Ken Fisher 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.07%$17.25 - $23.1 $ 6.67-66%0
Private Capital 2012-06-30 Add 16.81%0.29%$15.14 - $29.98 $ 6.67-70%1357400
Private Capital 2012-03-31 Add 44.58%0.74%$28.08 - $35 $ 6.67-78%1162024
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 0.30
SFY's P/B is ranked higher than
98% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. SFY: 0.30 )
SFY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 2.52
Current: 0.3

0.26
2.52
P/S 0.50
SFY's P/S is ranked higher than
97% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. SFY: 0.50 )
SFY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 4.07
Current: 0.5

0.22
4.07
EV-to-EBIT 12.27
SFY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 186.27 vs. SFY: 12.27 )
SFY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -24.1   Max: 32
Current: 12.27

-24.1
32
Current Ratio 0.71
SFY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 1215 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. SFY: 0.71 )
SFY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 3.09
Current: 0.71

0.32
3.09
Quick Ratio 0.69
SFY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 1215 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. SFY: 0.69 )
SFY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 3.09
Current: 0.69

0.3
3.09

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.30
SFY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
98% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. SFY: 0.30 )
SFY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 4.14
Current: 0.3

0.4
4.14
Price/Median PS Value 0.20
SFY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. SFY: 0.20 )
SFY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 3.49
Current: 0.2

0.15
3.49
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.20
SFY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1200 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SFY: 8.20 )
SFY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 38.5
Current: 8.2

3.1
38.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -43.17
SFY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
68% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -11.24 vs. SFY: -43.17 )
SFY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -55.4   Max: 36.6
Current: -43.17

-55.4
36.6

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
Compare:OJSCY, APC, APA, HRTPY, SGTZY » details
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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Swift Energy Company (SFY) Executive VP and COO Robert J. Banks sells 6,000 Shares Dec 08 2010 
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