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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 0.01
UPL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. UPL: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
UPL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01
Equity to Asset 0.05
UPL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. UPL: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
UPL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.29  Med: 0.43 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.05
-0.29
0.73
Interest Coverage 1.18
UPL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
93% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 105.00 vs. UPL: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
UPL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.67  Med: 13.17 Max: 93.47
Current: 1.18
3.67
93.47
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.43
M-Score: -3.28
WACC vs ROIC
5.17%
5.54%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 20.71
UPL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -28.24 vs. UPL: 20.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
UPL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -351.28  Med: 46.04 Max: 68.45
Current: 20.71
-351.28
68.45
Net-margin (%) 21.38
UPL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -37.83 vs. UPL: 21.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
UPL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -268.76  Med: 42.63 Max: 50.88
Current: 21.38
-268.76
50.88
ROE (%) 117.24
UPL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.65 vs. UPL: 117.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
UPL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -428.59  Med: 37.01 Max: 54.41
Current: 117.24
-428.59
54.41
ROA (%) 4.96
UPL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.18 vs. UPL: 4.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
UPL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.31  Med: 15.96 Max: 32.98
Current: 4.96
-63.31
32.98
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.42
UPL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -14.14 vs. UPL: 9.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
UPL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -88.46  Med: 25.32 Max: 52.12
Current: 9.42
-88.46
52.12
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.60
UPL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. UPL: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UPL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.7  Med: 30.40 Max: 117.3
Current: 3.6
-1.7
117.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -5.20
UPL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. UPL: -5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UPL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 37.65 Max: 139.6
Current: -5.2
0
139.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 6.10
UPL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. UPL: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UPL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20  Med: 38.20 Max: 185.5
Current: 6.1
-20
185.5
» UPL's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-18)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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Q1 2015

UPL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 132,000 sh (New)
David Dreman 516,250 sh (+15.72%)
Richard Snow 327,799 sh (+9.58%)
Chris Davis 20,231,836 sh (+3.23%)
Prem Watsa 32,500 sh (unchged)
Private Capital Sold Out
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Q2 2015

UPL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 575,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,400 sh (New)
David Dreman 554,816 sh (+7.47%)
Prem Watsa 32,500 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis 20,029,501 sh (-1.00%)
Richard Snow 253,574 sh (-22.64%)
Steven Cohen 48,200 sh (-63.48%)
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Q3 2015

UPL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jeremy Grantham 54,100 sh (New)
Richard Snow 2,333,969 sh (+820.43%)
Prem Watsa 58,200 sh (+79.08%)
Chris Davis 20,620,936 sh (+2.95%)
David Dreman 568,653 sh (+2.49%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 24,100 sh (-1.23%)
Louis Moore Bacon 60,006 sh (-89.56%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 1.13
UPL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
97% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. UPL: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
UPL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.25  Med: 19.68 Max: 50.75
Current: 1.13
1.25
50.75
PE(NRI) 1.13
UPL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
95% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 10.30 vs. UPL: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
UPL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.25  Med: 19.81 Max: 68.83
Current: 1.13
1.25
68.83
P/B 1.06
UPL's P/B is ranked lower than
92% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. UPL: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
UPL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.17  Med: 10.86 Max: 861
Current: 1.06
1.17
861
P/S 0.24
UPL's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. UPL: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
UPL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 7.10 Max: 24.49
Current: 0.24
0.26
24.49
PFCF 3.60
UPL's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 7.37 vs. UPL: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
UPL' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.99  Med: 61.44 Max: 178.13
Current: 3.6
3.99
178.13
POCF 0.38
UPL's POCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. UPL: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
UPL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 8.44 Max: 29.49
Current: 0.38
0.42
29.49
EV-to-EBIT 9.75
UPL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. UPL: 9.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UPL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.5  Med: 12.50 Max: 36.2
Current: 9.75
-32.5
36.2
EV-to-EBITDA 4.88
UPL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
57% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.02 vs. UPL: 4.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
UPL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -191.2  Med: 9.40 Max: 54.7
Current: 4.88
-191.2
54.7
Shiller P/E 34.19
UPL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
87% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. UPL: 34.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
UPL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.37  Med: 53.06 Max: 430.5
Current: 34.19
14.37
430.5
Current Ratio 0.45
UPL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. UPL: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
UPL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.65 Max: 2.03
Current: 0.45
0.24
2.03
Quick Ratio 0.45
UPL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. UPL: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
UPL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.63 Max: 1.82
Current: 0.45
0.24
1.82
Days Sales Outstanding 34.00
UPL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 41.37 vs. UPL: 34.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
UPL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.82  Med: 55.04 Max: 87.51
Current: 34
39.82
87.51
Days Payable 95.35
UPL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
51% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 97.04 vs. UPL: 95.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
UPL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 91.68  Med: 217.20 Max: 444.95
Current: 95.35
91.68
444.95

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.17
UPL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
91% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. UPL: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
UPL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.07  Med: 9.37 Max: 775.33
Current: 1.17
2.07
775.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.04
UPL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. UPL: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
UPL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.56 Max: 3
Current: 0.04
0.14
3
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.02
UPL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. UPL: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
UPL' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.53 Max: 2.51
Current: 0.02
0.52
2.51
Price/Graham Number 0.25
UPL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. UPL: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
UPL' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 3.96 Max: 18.17
Current: 0.25
0.52
18.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.31
UPL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.80 vs. UPL: 10.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
UPL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 6.10 Max: 16.3
Current: 10.31
2.8
16.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 27.62
UPL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.58 vs. UPL: 27.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
UPL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.1  Med: -3.10 Max: 101.4
Current: 27.62
-19.1
101.4

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $969
EPS $ 1.34
Beta1.34
Short Percentage of Float18.26%
52-Week Range $1.27 - 18.04
Shares Outstanding(Mil)153.25

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Traded in other countries:UPM.Germany,
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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