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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
Equity to Asset 0.05
UPL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. UPL: 0.05 )
UPL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.29   Max: 0.67
Current: 0.05

-0.29
0.67
Interest Coverage 4.44
UPL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
66% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 18.20 vs. UPL: 4.44 )
UPL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.67   Max: 93.47
Current: 4.44

3.67
93.47
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 1.04
M-Score: -1.88
WACC vs ROIC
8.89%
20.68%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 45.49
UPL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.63 vs. UPL: 45.49 )
UPL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -351.28   Max: 68.45
Current: 45.49

-351.28
68.45
Net-margin (%) 44.13
UPL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. UPL: 44.13 )
UPL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -268.76   Max: 50.88
Current: 44.13

-268.76
50.88
ROA (%) 16.10
UPL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.12 vs. UPL: 16.10 )
UPL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -63.31   Max: 32.98
Current: 16.1

-63.31
32.98
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.63
UPL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. UPL: 17.63 )
UPL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -90.25   Max: 52.02
Current: 17.63

-90.25
52.02
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.60
UPL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. UPL: 3.60 )
UPL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -1.7   Max: 117.3
Current: 3.6

-1.7
117.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -5.20
UPL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. UPL: -5.20 )
UPL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 139.6
Current: -5.2

0
139.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 6.10
UPL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 610 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. UPL: 6.10 )
UPL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20   Max: 189.2
Current: 6.1

-20
189.2
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

UPL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 185,496 sh (New)
David Dreman 383,930 sh (+1.07%)
Prem Watsa 32,500 sh (unchged)
Mariko Gordon Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Private Capital 555,404 sh (-4.94%)
Richard Snow 117,775 sh (-5.12%)
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Q2 2014

UPL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 10,400 sh (New)
Chris Davis 4,690,130 sh (New)
Prem Watsa 32,500 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 979,800 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow Sold Out
David Dreman 375,364 sh (-2.23%)
Private Capital 517,769 sh (-6.78%)
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Q3 2014

UPL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Richard Snow 115,440 sh (New)
Chris Davis 19,609,259 sh (+318.1%)
David Dreman 436,195 sh (+16.21%)
Prem Watsa 32,500 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Private Capital 490,077 sh (-5.35%)
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Q4 2014

UPL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Richard Snow 299,154 sh (+159.14%)
David Dreman 446,120 sh (+2.28%)
Prem Watsa 32,500 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis 19,598,377 sh (-0.06%)
Private Capital 397,903 sh (-18.81%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with UPL

(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
Private Capital 2014-12-31 Reduce -18.81%0.24%$13.08 - $24.33 $ 16.27-19%397903
Richard Snow 2014-12-31 Add 159.14%0.07%$13.08 - $24.33 $ 16.27-19%299154
Chris Davis 2014-09-30 Add 318.1%1.07%$22.46 - $29.49 $ 16.27-35%19609259
David Dreman 2014-09-30 Add 16.21%0.12%$22.46 - $29.49 $ 16.27-35%436195
Richard Snow 2014-09-30 New Buy0.09%$22.46 - $29.49 $ 16.27-35%115440
Chris Davis 2014-06-30 New Buy0.41%$26.03 - $30.6 $ 16.27-43%4690130
Private Capital 2014-06-30 Reduce -6.78%0.13%$26.03 - $30.6 $ 16.27-43%517769
Richard Snow 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.12%$26.03 - $30.6 $ 16.27-43%0
Mariko Gordon 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.13%$20.15 - $27.05 $ 16.27-32%0
Private Capital 2013-12-31 Reduce -44.78%0.9%$18.36 - $21.88 $ 16.27-20%584284
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Add 119.08%0.34%$18.36 - $21.88 $ 16.27-20%379860
Ruane Cunniff 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.06%$18.36 - $21.88 $ 16.27-20%0
Prem Watsa 2013-12-31 Add 142.54%0.03%$18.36 - $21.88 $ 16.27-20%32500
David Dreman 2013-09-30 New Buy0.32%$19.89 - $22.53 $ 16.27-23%173388
Private Capital 2013-09-30 Add 6.56%0.12%$19.89 - $22.53 $ 16.27-23%1058118
Richard Snow 2013-09-30 Add 29.04%0.02%$19.89 - $22.53 $ 16.27-23%120094
Meridian Funds 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.22%$18.74 - $24.04 $ 16.27-24%0
Mariko Gordon 2013-06-30 New Buy0.14%$18.74 - $24.04 $ 16.27-24%145329
George Soros 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.1%$18.74 - $24.04 $ 16.27-24%0
Prem Watsa 2013-06-30 Reduce -59.88%0.01%$18.74 - $24.04 $ 16.27-24%13400
Richard Snow 2013-03-31 Reduce -57.04%0.14%$16 - $20.75 $ 16.27-11%98940
George Soros 2013-03-31 New Buy0.1%$16 - $20.75 $ 16.27-11%417000
David Dreman 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.09%$16 - $20.75 $ 16.27-11%0
Prem Watsa 2013-03-31 Add 110.06%0.01%$16 - $20.75 $ 16.27-11%33400
Prem Watsa 2012-12-31 New Buy0.01%$18.05 - $23.86 $ 16.27-24%15900
Richard Snow 2012-09-30 Add 761.03%0.28%$20.15 - $24.12 $ 16.27-26%258310
Private Capital 2012-03-31 Add 79.24%0.88%$22.74 - $30.45 $ 16.27-30%1268749
Richard Snow 2012-03-31 New Buy0.03%$22.74 - $30.45 $ 16.27-30%30000
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.0028%$22.74 - $30.45 $ 16.27-30%0
Ron Baron 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.0013%$22.74 - $30.45 $ 16.27-30%0
Ron Baron 2011-12-31 New Buy$25.7 - $36.47 $ 16.27-49%7000
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 4.70
UPL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. UPL: 4.70 )
UPL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.37   Max: 52.42
Current: 4.7

3.37
52.42
PE(NRI) 4.60
UPL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. UPL: 4.60 )
UPL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.36   Max: 68.83
Current: 4.6

3.36
68.83
P/B 11.70
UPL's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. UPL: 11.70 )
UPL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 861
Current: 11.7

1.66
861
P/S 2.00
UPL's P/S is ranked higher than
81% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. UPL: 2.00 )
UPL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.49   Max: 24.49
Current: 2

1.49
24.49
POCF 3.53
UPL's POCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 1277 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 8.49 vs. UPL: 3.53 )
UPL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.57   Max: 31.16
Current: 3.53

2.57
31.16
EV-to-EBIT 10.46
UPL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
88% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 48.34 vs. UPL: 10.46 )
UPL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -37.7   Max: 49.8
Current: 10.46

-37.7
49.8
Current Ratio 0.62
UPL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1137 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. UPL: 0.62 )
UPL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 1.43
Current: 0.62

0.24
1.43
Quick Ratio 0.62
UPL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1137 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. UPL: 0.62 )
UPL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 1.21
Current: 0.62

0.24
1.21
Days Sales Outstanding 42.85
UPL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 62.47 vs. UPL: 42.85 )
UPL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 39.82   Max: 187.86
Current: 42.85

39.82
187.86

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 11.80
UPL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. UPL: 11.80 )
UPL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.07   Max: 775.33
Current: 11.8

2.07
775.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.20
UPL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. UPL: 0.20 )
UPL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 2.35
Current: 0.2

0.19
2.35
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.20
UPL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. UPL: 0.20 )
UPL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 2.51
Current: 0.2

0.52
2.51
Price/Graham Number 1.60
UPL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
81% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. UPL: 1.60 )
UPL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 5.86
Current: 1.6

1.12
5.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.60
UPL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1134 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. UPL: 9.60 )
UPL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2   Max: 11.4
Current: 9.6

2
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 44.06
UPL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
96% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.52 vs. UPL: 44.06 )
UPL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -19.1   Max: 102.9
Current: 44.06

-19.1
102.9

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Ultra Petroleum Corp was originally incorporated on November 14, 1979, under the laws of the Province of British Columbia, Canada. Since March 2000, it has operated under the laws of The Yukon Territory, Canada. The Company is an independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas properties. Its main business activities are in the Green River Basin of southwest Wyoming and the north-central Pennsylvania area of the Appalachian Basin and the Uinta Basin in northeast Utah. The Company owns oil and natural gas leases in Wyoming, Pennsylvania and Utah and oil and gas leases and fee minerals in Colorado. As of December 31, 2013, the Company owned oil and natural gas leases totaling approximately 84,000 gross (49,000 net) acres in southwest Wyoming's Green River Basin. As of December 31, 2013, the Company owned oil and gas leases covering 473,000 gross (250,000 net) acres in the Pennsylvania portion of the Appalachian Basin. As of December 31, 2013, the Company owned oil and natural gas leases covering 8,000 gross (8,000 net) acres in the Utah portion of the Green River Basin. The Company operates in one industry segment, natural gas and oil exploration and development, with one geographical segment, the United States. The competitors in development, exploration, acquisitions and production include major integrated oil and natural gas companies as well as numerous independents, including many that have greater resources. The Company's exploration, drilling and production activities from wells and natural gas facilities, including the operation and construction of pipelines, plants and other facilities for transporting, processing, treating or storing oil, natural gas and other products are subject to stringent federal, state and local laws and regulations governing environmental quality, including those relating to oil spills and pollution control.
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