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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 0.87
SGU's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. SGU: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SGU' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.09 Max: 1.59
Current: 0.87
0.01
1.59
Equity to Asset 0.40
SGU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. SGU: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SGU' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.4
0.18
0.54
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.96
M-Score: -3.74
WACC vs ROIC
4.45%
13.36%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.79
SGU's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 15.38 vs. SGU: 5.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SGU' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.79  Med: 4.14 Max: 6.64
Current: 5.79
-1.79
6.64
Net-margin (%) 2.28
SGU's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.33 vs. SGU: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SGU' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.19  Med: 1.79 Max: 10.86
Current: 2.28
-4.19
10.86
ROE (%) 10.82
SGU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.85 vs. SGU: 10.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SGU' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.08  Med: 10.58 Max: 51.54
Current: 10.82
-34.08
51.54
ROA (%) 4.57
SGU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. SGU: 4.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SGU' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.01  Med: 4.62 Max: 20.64
Current: 4.57
-9.01
20.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 91.30
SGU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.45 vs. SGU: 91.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SGU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.14  Med: 132.34 Max: 239.2
Current: 91.3
-45.14
239.2
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.50
SGU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. SGU: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SGU' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.9  Med: 5.40 Max: 57
Current: 6.5
-18.9
57
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 20.20
SGU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. SGU: 20.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SGU' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.7  Med: -2.50 Max: 115.4
Current: 20.2
-55.7
115.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 16.10
SGU's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. SGU: 16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SGU' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.6  Med: 11.80 Max: 131.6
Current: 16.1
-66.6
131.6
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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SGU Guru Trades in Q3 2014

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 22.85
SGU's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
64% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 17.40 vs. SGU: 22.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SGU' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.23  Med: 10.96 Max: 555
Current: 22.85
2.23
555
Forward P/E 9.70
SGU's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 15.70 vs. SGU: 9.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.19
SGU's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
73% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. SGU: 13.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SGU' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.92  Med: 9.20 Max: 115.75
Current: 13.19
1.92
115.75
P/B 1.47
SGU's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. SGU: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SGU' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.87
Current: 1.47
0.27
1.87
P/S 0.29
SGU's P/S is ranked higher than
88% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. SGU: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SGU' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.33
Current: 0.29
0.03
0.33
PFCF 3.07
SGU's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 11.24 vs. SGU: 3.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SGU' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 4.00 Max: 77.29
Current: 3.07
0.77
77.29
POCF 2.83
SGU's POCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. SGU: 2.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SGU' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 3.76 Max: 31.82
Current: 2.83
0.76
31.82
EV-to-EBIT 5.20
SGU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
93% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 17.71 vs. SGU: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SGU' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.3  Med: 5.50 Max: 134.4
Current: 5.2
-26.3
134.4
EV-to-EBITDA 3.96
SGU's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
94% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 12.55 vs. SGU: 3.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SGU' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.1  Med: 4.30 Max: 122.7
Current: 3.96
-7.1
122.7
PEG 0.96
SGU's PEG is ranked higher than
73% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. SGU: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SGU' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.00 Max: 15.33
Current: 0.96
0.29
15.33
Shiller P/E 16.17
SGU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
59% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 17.95 vs. SGU: 16.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SGU' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.17  Med: 28.42 Max: 380.5
Current: 16.17
15.17
380.5
Current Ratio 1.11
SGU's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SGU: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SGU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.35 Max: 4.74
Current: 1.11
0.72
4.74
Quick Ratio 0.90
SGU's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SGU: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SGU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.08 Max: 4.19
Current: 0.9
0.41
4.19
Days Inventory 19.93
SGU's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
64% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 14.12 vs. SGU: 19.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SGU' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.95  Med: 20.60 Max: 30.08
Current: 19.93
14.95
30.08
Days Sales Outstanding 27.39
SGU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
58% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 34.20 vs. SGU: 27.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SGU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.8  Med: 21.42 Max: 24.6
Current: 27.39
17.8
24.6
Days Payable 7.54
SGU's Days Payable is ranked lower than
87% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 33.95 vs. SGU: 7.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SGU' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 6.79 Max: 7.75
Current: 7.54
4.9
7.75

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 4.99
SGU's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.57 vs. SGU: 4.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SGU' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.93  Med: 5.95 Max: 56.1
Current: 4.99
1.93
56.1
Dividend Payout 0.63
SGU's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
76% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. SGU: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SGU' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.31 Max: 2.75
Current: 0.63
0.06
2.75
Dividend Growth (3y) 5.60
SGU's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
70% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. SGU: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SGU' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 24.2
Current: 5.6
0
24.2
Forward Dividend Yield 5.02
SGU's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
100% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 10.78 vs. SGU: 5.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.34
SGU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. SGU: 6.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SGU' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.43  Med: 7.49 Max: 70.58
Current: 6.34
2.43
70.58
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.60
SGU's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -8.00 vs. SGU: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SGU' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.2  Med: -12.70 Max: 21.5
Current: 2.6
-55.2
21.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.43
SGU's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. SGU: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SGU' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.78 Max: 23.28
Current: 0.43
0.3
23.28
Price/Median PS Value 1.53
SGU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
87% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. SGU: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SGU' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.43 Max: 6.43
Current: 1.53
0.27
6.43
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.70
SGU's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. SGU: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SGU' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.11 Max: 56.41
Current: 0.7
0.32
56.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 19.17
SGU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. SGU: 19.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SGU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 17.50 Max: 43.6
Current: 19.17
0.7
43.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 34.13
SGU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -0.45 vs. SGU: 34.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SGU' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44  Med: 13.80 Max: 49.2
Current: 34.13
-44
49.2

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Revenue(Mil) $1494
EPS $ 0.33
Beta0.21
Short Percentage of Float0.10%
52-Week Range $6.42 - 9.98
Shares Outstanding(Mil)57.28

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