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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.06
WFT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. WFT: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WFT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.05 Max: 1.66
Current: 0.06
0.02
1.66
Equity to Asset 0.18
WFT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. WFT: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WFT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.5 Max: 0.66
Current: 0.18
0.18
0.66
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -0.19
M-Score: -3.34
WACC vs ROIC
8.27%
-30.30%
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 : 4/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -45.41
WFT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -8.53 vs. WFT: -45.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WFT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.41  Med: 7.68 Max: 20.74
Current: -45.41
-45.41
20.74
Net-margin (%) -63.75
WFT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -12.45 vs. WFT: -63.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WFT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.75  Med: -0.57 Max: 14.51
Current: -63.75
-63.75
14.51
ROE (%) -96.33
WFT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -8.49 vs. WFT: -96.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WFT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -96.33  Med: -0.68 Max: 17.71
Current: -96.33
-96.33
17.71
ROA (%) -27.81
WFT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.40 vs. WFT: -27.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WFT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.81  Med: -0.33 Max: 9.58
Current: -27.81
-27.81
9.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -35.38
WFT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -5.64 vs. WFT: -35.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WFT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.38  Med: 5.95 Max: 31.07
Current: -35.38
-35.38
31.07
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -15.20
WFT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.70 vs. WFT: -15.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WFT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.9  Med: 7.5 Max: 28.8
Current: -15.2
-30.9
28.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 35.70
WFT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -8.80 vs. WFT: 35.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WFT' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.5  Med: 15.8 Max: 65.7
Current: 35.7
-54.5
65.7
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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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P/B 2.06
WFT's P/B is ranked lower than
76% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. WFT: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WFT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.49 Max: 4.04
Current: 2.06
0.73
4.04
P/S 0.71
WFT's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WFT: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WFT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.04 Max: 3.94
Current: 0.71
0.47
3.94
Current Ratio 1.69
WFT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. WFT: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WFT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.82 Max: 3.4
Current: 1.69
1.11
3.4
Quick Ratio 0.99
WFT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. WFT: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WFT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.05 Max: 2.08
Current: 0.99
0.73
2.08
Days Inventory 143.18
WFT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
80% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 54.02 vs. WFT: 143.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WFT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 92.24  Med: 106.62 Max: 143.18
Current: 143.18
92.24
143.18
Days Sales Outstanding 81.21
WFT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
57% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 71.54 vs. WFT: 81.21 )
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: 81.21
68.91
103.51
Days Payable 41.37
WFT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
56% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 49.31 vs. WFT: 41.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WFT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.37  Med: 55.95 Max: 64.9
Current: 41.37
41.37
64.9

Buy Back

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Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.40
WFT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. WFT: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WFT' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 0.4
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.60
WFT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. WFT: -0.60 )
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: -38.1  Med: -3.9 Max: 0.6
Current: -0.6
-38.1
0.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.67
WFT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. WFT: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WFT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.54 Max: 3.87
Current: 0.67
0.48
3.87
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -23.46
WFT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.90 vs. WFT: -23.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WFT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.67  Med: 4.5 Max: 16.2
Current: -23.46
-23.67
16.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -18.82
WFT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -5.12 vs. WFT: -18.82 )
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: -18.82
-19.4
34.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $6,355
EPS (TTM) $ -4.77
Beta2.65
Short Percentage of Float14.63%
52-Week Range $3.73 - 8.49
Shares Outstanding (Mil)981.78

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 5,776 6,620 8,360 10,280
EPS ($) -1.32 -0.66 0.05 0.65
EPS w/o NRI ($) -1.32 -0.66 0.05 0.65
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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