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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
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history
Cash to Debt 1.07
TGE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
82% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. TGE: 1.07 )
TGE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.07

Equity to Asset 0.63
TGE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. TGE: 0.63 )
TGE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.63

0.1
0.8
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.65
M-Score: -3.47
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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Operating margin (%) -5.48
TGE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.33 vs. TGE: -5.48 )
TGE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -32.17   Max: 23.82
Current: -5.48

-32.17
23.82
Net-margin (%) -4.69
TGE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. TGE: -4.69 )
TGE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -45.06   Max: 20.1
Current: -4.69

-45.06
20.1
ROE (%) -9.14
TGE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.78 vs. TGE: -9.14 )
TGE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -161.41   Max: 64.16
Current: -9.14

-161.41
64.16
ROA (%) -6.43
TGE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. TGE: -6.43 )
TGE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -58.15   Max: 31.45
Current: -6.43

-58.15
31.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -9.90
TGE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.08 vs. TGE: -9.90 )
TGE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -101.91   Max: 52.27
Current: -9.9

-101.91
52.27
Revenue Growth (%) 6.40
TGE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.80 vs. TGE: 6.40 )
TGE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -46.2   Max: 52.1
Current: 6.4

-46.2
52.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 2.70
TGE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. TGE: 2.70 )
TGE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -63.2   Max: 122.4
Current: 2.7

-63.2
122.4
EPS Growth (%) 69.10
TGE's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. TGE: 69.10 )
TGE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -38.1   Max: 133.1
Current: 69.1

-38.1
133.1
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

TGE Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 1,568,443 sh (+5.63%)
Jim Simons 526,010 sh (-2.35%)
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Q4 2013

TGE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 1,658,443 sh (+5.74%)
Jim Simons 495,610 sh (-5.78%)
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Q1 2014

TGE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 1,658,443 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 493,763 sh (-0.37%)
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Q2 2014

TGE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 1,658,443 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 469,310 sh (-4.95%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TGE

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

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Ratios

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P/B 1.20
TGE's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. TGE: 1.20 )
TGE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 15.42
Current: 1.2

0.56
15.42
P/S 0.79
TGE's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. TGE: 0.79 )
TGE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 5.56
Current: 0.79

0.31
5.56
PFCF 4.40
TGE's PFCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TGE: 4.40 )
TGE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 166.74
Current: 4.4

1.15
166.74
Shiller P/E 16.10
TGE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TGE: 16.10 )
TGE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.65   Max: 697.7
Current: 16.1

4.65
697.7
Current Ratio 1.70
TGE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. TGE: 1.70 )
TGE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 3.09
Current: 1.7

0.35
3.09
Quick Ratio 1.70
TGE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. TGE: 1.70 )
TGE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 3.09
Current: 1.7

0.28
3.09

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.90
TGE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
59% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. TGE: 2.90 )
TGE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 2.09
Current: 2.9

1.56
2.09
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.90
TGE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
54% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. TGE: 2.90 )
TGE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 2.09
Current: 2.9

1.56
2.09
Share Buyback Rate -1.00
TGE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. TGE: -1.00 )
TGE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 22.3   Max: -71.1
Current: -1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 42.90
TGE's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TGE: 42.90 )
TGE' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 7.76   Max: 340.1
Current: 42.9

7.76
340.1
Price/Tangible Book 1.20
TGE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
82% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. TGE: 1.20 )
TGE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 14.07
Current: 1.2

0.69
14.07
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.40
TGE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
99% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.50 vs. TGE: 0.40 )
TGE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 8.52
Current: 0.4

0.12
8.52
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
TGE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. TGE: 0.70 )
TGE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 6.29
Current: 0.7

0.05
6.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.30
TGE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
81% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. TGE: 8.30 )
TGE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 74.1
Current: 8.3

0.1
74.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 20.04
TGE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
91% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. TGE: 20.04 )
TGE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -22.2   Max: 100.6
Current: 20.04

-22.2
100.6

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Services » Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
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TGC Industries, Inc., is incorporated in Texas. The Company is mainly engaged in the geophysical service business of conducting Three-D (3-D) surveys for clients in the oil and gas business. It provides seismic data acquisition services throughout the continental United States and Canada. As of December 31, 2012, the company operated 14 seismic crews consisting of nine crews in the U.S. and five crews in Canada. These seismic crews supply seismic data mainly to companies engaged in the exploration and development of oil and natural gas on land and in land-to-water transition areas. Eagle Canada's seismic acquisition services are also used by the potash mining industry in Canada, and Eagle has particular expertise through their heliportable capabilities. The Company's customers rely on seismic data to identify areas where subsurface conditions are favorable for the accumulation of existing hydrocarbons, to optimize the development and production of hydrocarbon reservoirs, to better delineate existing oil and natural gas fields, and to augment reservoir management techniques. It acquires geophysical data using the latest in 3-D survey techniques. It introduces acoustic energy into the ground by using vibration equipment or dynamite detonation, depending on the surface terrain and subsurface requirements. The Company's competitors include companies with financial resources that are significantly greater than its own as well as companies of comparable and smaller size. Its operations are subject to a variety of federal, state, and provincial and local laws and regulations.
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