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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.14
WFT's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. WFT: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WFT' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.05 Max: 0.22
Current: 0.14
0.03
0.22
Equity-to-Asset 0.16
WFT's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. WFT: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WFT' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.49 Max: 0.66
Current: 0.16
0.16
0.66
Piotroski F-Score: 2
Altman Z-Score: 0.05
Beneish M-Score: -3.43
WACC vs ROIC
12.46%
-26.28%
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -39.15
WFT's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
76% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -7.94 vs. WFT: -39.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WFT' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.15  Med: 5.5 Max: 20.74
Current: -39.15
-39.15
20.74
Net Margin % -59.00
WFT's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
79% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -11.22 vs. WFT: -59.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WFT' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59  Med: -2.19 Max: 14.51
Current: -59
-59
14.51
ROE % -97.73
WFT's ROE % is ranked lower than
96% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -7.66 vs. WFT: -97.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WFT' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -107.41  Med: -3.19 Max: 17.71
Current: -97.73
-107.41
17.71
ROA % -24.69
WFT's ROA % is ranked lower than
87% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.21 vs. WFT: -24.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WFT' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.74  Med: -1.34 Max: 9.39
Current: -24.69
-24.74
9.39
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -30.55
WFT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
79% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -5.03 vs. WFT: -30.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WFT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.2  Med: 4.88 Max: 27.41
Current: -30.55
-31.2
27.41
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -31.00
WFT's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
88% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -6.50 vs. WFT: -31.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WFT' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31  Med: 7.5 Max: 28.8
Current: -31
-31
28.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 104.00
WFT's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -8.80 vs. WFT: 104.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
WFT' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.5  Med: 35.7 Max: 104
Current: 104
-54.5
104
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Services » Oil & Gas Equipment & Services    NAICS: 486990 
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Traded in other countries:WFT.France, 0WE.Germany, WFTN.Mexico, WFT.Switzerland,
Weatherford International PLC together with its subsidiaries provides equipment and services used in the drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention of oil and natural gas wells.

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 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.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 2.48
WFT's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. WFT: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WFT' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.5 Max: 4.04
Current: 2.48
0.73
4.04
PS Ratio 0.84
WFT's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. WFT: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WFT' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.04 Max: 3.94
Current: 0.84
0.47
3.94
Current Ratio 2.02
WFT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. WFT: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WFT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 1.83 Max: 2.94
Current: 2.02
1.3
2.94
Quick Ratio 1.28
WFT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. WFT: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WFT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.11 Max: 1.91
Current: 1.28
0.76
1.91
Days Inventory 148.56
WFT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
80% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 55.73 vs. WFT: 148.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WFT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 100.11  Med: 108.22 Max: 148.56
Current: 148.56
100.11
148.56
Days Sales Outstanding 87.81
WFT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
60% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 74.39 vs. WFT: 87.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WFT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 68.91  Med: 91.15 Max: 103.51
Current: 87.81
68.91
103.51
Days Payable 59.44
WFT's Days Payable is ranked higher than
60% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 43.76 vs. WFT: 59.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WFT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.14  Med: 56.76 Max: 64.9
Current: 59.44
43.14
64.9

Buy Back

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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.40
WFT's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. WFT: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
WFT' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 0.4
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -5.40
WFT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.20 vs. WFT: -5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WFT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.7  Med: -3.9 Max: 0.6
Current: -5.4
-32.7
0.6

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.81
WFT's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. WFT: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WFT' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.68 Max: 2.93
Current: 0.81
0.52
2.93
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -18.60
WFT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
75% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.10 vs. WFT: -18.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WFT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.6  Med: 4.5 Max: 16.2
Current: -18.6
-18.6
16.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -18.51
WFT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
72% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.08 vs. WFT: -18.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
WFT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.4  Med: -1.8 Max: 34.4
Current: -18.51
-19.4
34.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $5,749
EPS (TTM) $ -3.77
Beta2.66
Short Percentage of Float17.38%
52-Week Range $3.73 - 8.49
Shares Outstanding (Mil)983.39

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 6,223 7,663 8,824
EPS ($) -0.74 0.02 0.33
EPS without NRI ($) -0.74 0.02 0.33
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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