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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 0.06
WFT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. WFT: 0.06 )
WFT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 1.66
Current: 0.06

0.03
1.66
Equity to Asset 0.37
WFT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. WFT: 0.37 )
WFT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 0.66
Current: 0.37

0.37
0.66
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.74
M-Score: -2.97
WACC vs ROIC
10.15%
6.60%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) 3.39
WFT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.13 vs. WFT: 3.39 )
WFT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.96   Max: 20.74
Current: 3.39

1.96
20.74
Net-margin (%) -3.92
WFT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. WFT: -3.92 )
WFT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.11   Max: 14.51
Current: -3.92

-5.11
14.51
ROE (%) -7.51
WFT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. WFT: -7.51 )
WFT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.59   Max: 48.64
Current: -7.51

-8.59
48.64
ROA (%) -2.77
WFT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. WFT: -2.77 )
WFT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.55   Max: 24.69
Current: -2.77

-3.55
24.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.97
WFT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.80 vs. WFT: 3.97 )
WFT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.42   Max: 118.34
Current: 3.97

2.42
118.34
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.90
WFT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. WFT: 3.90 )
WFT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.6   Max: 28.8
Current: 3.9

-9.6
28.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -7.80
WFT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. WFT: -7.80 )
WFT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -21.4   Max: 37.2
Current: -7.8

-21.4
37.2
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

WFT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Tepper 2,667,195 sh (New)
John Keeley 115,230 sh (New)
John Burbank 50,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 466,055 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 6,254,600 sh (unchged)
Arnold Schneider 1,684,736 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 717,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 72,869,677 sh (-0.27%)
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Q3 2014

WFT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 10,811,964 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,128 sh (New)
Jim Simons 759,830 sh (New)
Dodge & Cox 73,402,287 sh (+0.73%)
David Tepper 2,667,195 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 115,230 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 15,480,285 sh (-2.04%)
Arnold Schneider 1,622,746 sh (-3.68%)
Steven Cohen 4,835,850 sh (-22.68%)
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Q4 2014

WFT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 588,468 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 260,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 221,155 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 85,000 sh (+461.87%)
Jim Simons 2,705,830 sh (+256.11%)
John Keeley 165,860 sh (+43.94%)
Arnold Schneider 2,309,356 sh (+42.31%)
Mario Gabelli 11,456,634 sh (+5.96%)
Dodge & Cox 75,010,077 sh (+2.19%)
David Tepper Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 14,783,125 sh (-4.50%)
Steven Cohen 1,448,400 sh (-70.05%)
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Q1 2015

WFT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 14,146,137 sh (-4.31%)
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Guru Investment Theses on Weatherford International PLC

Mario Gabelli Comments on Weatherford International Ltd - Jul 25, 2014

Weatherford International Ltd. (WFT) (1.2%) (WFT - $23.00 - NYSE), based in Houston, Texas, finally resolved its tax accounting problems and various government investigations, which had been on-going for several years. It is now focused on growing its core businesses, enhancing profitability, reducing leverage and improving capital efficiency. The company is targeting total segment operating profit margin to reach 20% by 2016 from 11.3% in 2013 and reducing debt to capitalization from 52% to 25%. It aims to realize $500 million in annualized cost savings and sell four non-core businesses. Also, Weatherford plans to spin off a portion of its international drilling rig business by the end of 2014 or early 2015. All available free cash flow generated and proceeds from asset sales will be used to reduce debt.

From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)’s The Gabelli Equity Income Fund Second Quarter 2014 Shareholder Commentary.

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Gabelli Asset Management Comments on Weatherford International - May 13, 2014

Weatherford International Ltd. (0.4%) (WFT)(WFT - $17.36 - NYSE), based in Houston, Texas, finally resolved its tax accounting problems and various government investigations, which had been on-going for several years. It is now focused on growing its core businesses, enhancing profitability, reducing leverage and improving capital efficiency. The company is targeting total segment operating profit margin to reach 20% by 2016 from 11.3% in 2013 and reducing debt to capitalization from 52% to 25%. It aims to realize $500 million in annualized cost savings and sell four non-core businesses. Also, Weatherford plans to spin-off a portion of its international drilling rig business by the end of 2014 or early 2015. All available free cash flow generated and proceeds from asset sales will be used to reduce debt.

From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)'s Value 25 Fund first quarter 2014 shareholder commentary.

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Weatherford International Ltd. (0.4%) (WFT)(WFT - $17.36 - NYSE), based in Houston, Texas, finally resolved its tax accounting problems and various government investigations, which had been on-going for several years. It is now focused on growing its core businesses, enhancing profitability, reducing leverage and improving capital efficiency. The company is targeting total segment operating profit margin to reach 20% by 2016 from 11.3% in 2013 and reducing debt to capitalization from 52% to 25%. It aims to realize $500 million in annualized cost savings and sell four non-core businesses. Also, Weatherford plans to spin-off a portion of its international drilling rig business by the end of 2014 or early 2015. All available free cash flow generated and proceeds from asset sales will be used to reduce debt. Read more...

Ratios

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Forward P/E 31.25
WFT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 49.02 vs. WFT: 31.25 )
N/A
P/B 1.60
WFT's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. WFT: 1.60 )
WFT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 4.03
Current: 1.6

0.73
4.03
P/S 0.70
WFT's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. WFT: 0.70 )
WFT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 3.94
Current: 0.7

0.47
3.94
POCF 10.91
WFT's POCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.03 vs. WFT: 10.91 )
WFT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.68   Max: 36.8
Current: 10.91

5.68
36.8
EV-to-EBIT 34.86
WFT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.23 vs. WFT: 34.86 )
WFT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6   Max: 95.2
Current: 34.86

6
95.2
Current Ratio 1.97
WFT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. WFT: 1.97 )
WFT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 2.94
Current: 1.97

1.3
2.94
Quick Ratio 1.21
WFT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. WFT: 1.21 )
WFT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 1.91
Current: 1.21

0.76
1.91
Days Inventory 104.28
WFT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
72% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 66.40 vs. WFT: 104.28 )
WFT' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 53.34   Max: 170.56
Current: 104.28

53.34
170.56
Days Sales Outstanding 73.80
WFT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
83% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 85.63 vs. WFT: 73.80 )
WFT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 29.65   Max: 141.14
Current: 73.8

29.65
141.14

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.10
WFT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. WFT: 3.10 )
WFT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.49   Max: 22.18
Current: 3.1

1.49
22.18
Price/Median PS Value 0.50
WFT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. WFT: 0.50 )
WFT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.17
Current: 0.5

0.4
2.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.70
WFT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
58% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. WFT: 2.70 )
WFT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 16.7
Current: 2.7

1.1
16.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -1.77
WFT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.30 vs. WFT: -1.77 )
WFT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -21   Max: 36
Current: -1.77

-21
36

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Services » Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
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Traded in other countries:WFT.France, WFT.Switzerland, 0WE.Germany,
Weatherford International PLC is incorporated in Switzerland. The Merger was effected through an agreement between Weatherford International Ltd. (Weatherford Switzerland) and Weatherford Ireland pursuant to which each registered share of Weatherford Switzerland was exchanged for the allotment of one ordinary share of Weatherford Ireland. The Company provides equipment and services used in the drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention of oil and natural gas wells. It operates in North America, Latin America, Europe/Sub-Sahara Africa ("SSA")/Russia and Middle East/North Africa (MENA)/Asia Pacific. The Company's business segments are Formation Evaluation and Well Construction and Completion and Production, which together comprise a total of 15 service lines. Formation Evaluation and Well Construction service lines include Managed Pressure Drilling, Drilling Services, Tubular Running Services, Drilling Tools, Integrated Drilling, Wireline Services, Testing and Production Services, Re-entry and Fishing, Cementing, Liner Systems, Integrated Laboratory Services and Surface Logging. Completion and Production service lines include Artificial Lift Systems, Stimulation and Completion Systems. Within the Formation Evaluation and Well Construction product service line group, the company provides formation evaluation services from early well planning to reservoir management services, including core analysis, surface logging, well site geochemistry, logging while drilling and wireline services. It also provides well construction services to help clients ensure well integrity for the full life cycle of the well using reliable casing and tubing strings, cementation design, reliable liner top isolation and methods that ensure the well reaches total depth in the best condition possible. The Completion and Production product service line group uses multi-zone isolation and access systems. The completion products, reservoir stimulation design and engineering capabilities are delivered to unlock reserves in deepwater, unconventional and aging reservoirs. The Company's competitors include Schlumberger, Halliburton, Baker Hughes, National Oilwell Varco, Cameron International, Noble Energy and Nabors Industries. It also competes with various other regional suppliers that provide a limited range of equipment and services tailored for local markets. The Company's operations are subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to the energy industry in general and the environment in particular.
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