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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
WPX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. WPX: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WPX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.09 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.04
Equity to Asset 0.54
WPX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. WPX: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WPX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.54
0.45
0.69
Interest Coverage 2.65
WPX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
86% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 23.88 vs. WPX: 2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WPX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.65  Med: 3.26 Max: 3.87
Current: 2.65
2.65
3.87
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.78
M-Score: -3.84
WACC vs ROIC
8.42%
3.92%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 11.36
WPX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.78 vs. WPX: 11.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WPX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -65.86  Med: -6.22 Max: 9.33
Current: 11.36
-65.86
9.33
Net-margin (%) 6.68
WPX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.78 vs. WPX: 6.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WPX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -48.75  Med: -7.39 Max: 4.7
Current: 6.68
-48.75
4.7
ROE (%) 5.08
WPX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -8.18 vs. WPX: 5.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WPX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -26.43  Med: -5.98 Max: 3.89
Current: 5.08
-26.43
3.89
ROA (%) 2.55
WPX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -5.15 vs. WPX: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WPX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.25  Med: -2.98 Max: 1.9
Current: 2.55
-13.25
1.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.04
WPX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.13 vs. WPX: 5.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WPX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -21.35  Med: -3.01 Max: 4.6
Current: 5.04
-21.35
4.6
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.90
WPX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. WPX: -4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WPX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -15.30 Max: -4.9
Current: -4.9
» WPX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

WPX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

George Soros 150,000 sh (New)
T Boone Pickens 44,363 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 180,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 27,425 sh (+112.09%)
Jim Simons 1,457,300 sh (+94.88%)
Chuck Royce 176,000 sh (unchged)
Arnold Schneider Sold Out
Leon Cooperman 3,598,261 sh (-3.54%)
Columbia Wanger 1,643,000 sh (-4.37%)
Murray Stahl 363,011 sh (-4.76%)
Donald Smith 10,633,413 sh (-15.88%)
Steven Cohen 1,855,700 sh (-17.47%)
Jeremy Grantham 9,100 sh (-97.48%)
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Q4 2014

WPX Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Arnold Schneider 1,663,299 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 3,414,000 sh (+83.97%)
Donald Smith 12,808,677 sh (+19.77%)
Donald Smith 10,694,082 sh (+0.57%)
Donald Smith 10,694,082 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 176,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 1,484,800 sh (-9.63%)
Leon Cooperman 2,876,361 sh (-20.06%)
Murray Stahl 275,068 sh (-24.23%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,930 sh (-34.62%)
Jim Simons 876,547 sh (-39.85%)
T Boone Pickens 26,357 sh (-40.59%)
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Q1 2015

WPX Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Arnold Schneider 2,467,290 sh (+48.34%)
Leon Cooperman 3,553,637 sh (+23.55%)
Chuck Royce 176,000 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Donald Smith 10,693,089 sh (-0.01%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,800 sh (-0.73%)
Murray Stahl 269,299 sh (-2.10%)
Jim Simons 716,100 sh (-18.30%)
Steven Cohen 2,705,300 sh (-20.76%)
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2015

WPX Guru Trades in 2015

Steven Cohen 7,827,005 sh (+189.32%)
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Top Ranked Articles about WPX Energy Inc

Steven Cohen Increases Stakes in WPX
Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) of Point72 Asset Management recently increased his stakes in WPX Energy Inc (WPX) on June 18. Cohen purchased 5,121,705 shares of WPZ at an average price of $12.80 a share. He now owns 7,827,005 shares total. Read more...
Energy Investor T. Boone Pickens' 3 New Oil Stock Picks
As oil tumbled to its five-and-a-half year low of $51.12 per barrel on Tuesday, energy guru T. Boone Pickens announced that he acquired six new stocks in the third quarter, three of which were oil and gas companies. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 11.81
WPX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
51% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.10 vs. WPX: 11.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WPX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.08  Med: 14.13 Max: 17.85
Current: 11.81
11.08
17.85
Forward P/E 38.76
WPX's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
63% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 26.25 vs. WPX: 38.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.50
WPX's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
61% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.80 vs. WPX: 17.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WPX' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 16.21  Med: 18.88 Max: 22.05
Current: 17.5
16.21
22.05
P/B 0.54
WPX's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. WPX: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WPX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.65 Max: 1.35
Current: 0.54
0.5
1.35
P/S 0.75
WPX's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. WPX: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WPX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.11 Max: 1.94
Current: 0.75
0.63
1.94
POCF 2.21
WPX's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. WPX: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WPX' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.07  Med: 3.89 Max: 6.48
Current: 2.21
2.07
6.48
EV-to-EBIT 11.83
WPX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.52 vs. WPX: 11.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WPX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -33.6  Med: -10.60 Max: 15.5
Current: 11.83
-33.6
15.5
Current Ratio 1.30
WPX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. WPX: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WPX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.59
Current: 1.3
0.27
1.59
Quick Ratio 1.24
WPX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. WPX: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WPX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.53
Current: 1.24
0.25
1.53
Days Inventory 17.88
WPX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
61% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 23.74 vs. WPX: 17.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WPX' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 10.72  Med: 12.99 Max: 15.97
Current: 17.88
10.72
15.97
Days Sales Outstanding 39.73
WPX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 39.42 vs. WPX: 39.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WPX' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 39.14  Med: 47.91 Max: 77.77
Current: 39.73
39.14
77.77

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.51
WPX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. WPX: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WPX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.64 Max: 1.21
Current: 0.51
0.51
1.21
Price/Median PS Value 0.65
WPX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. WPX: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WPX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.57
Current: 0.65
0.62
1.57
Price/Graham Number 0.58
WPX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
70% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. WPX: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WPX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.60 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.58
0.57
0.62
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.59
WPX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -3.80 vs. WPX: 8.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WPX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.5  Med: 7.70 Max: 8.8
Current: 8.59
6.5
8.8

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Traded in other countries:WPE.Germany,
WPX Energy Inc is a Delaware Corporation formed in 2011 to effect the separation from The Williams Companies, Inc. of Williams' exploration and production business. The Company is an independent natural gas and oil exploration and production company engaged in the exploitation and development of long-life unconventional properties. The Company is focused on profitably exploiting of its significant natural gas reserves base and related NGLs in the Piceance Basin of the Rocky Mountain region, and on developing and growing oil positions in the Williston Basin in North Dakota and the San Juan Basin in the southwestern United States. Its other areas of domestic operations include natural gas plays in the Appalachian Basin in Pennsylvania, the San Juan Basin and the Powder River Basin in Wyoming. The Company also engages in sales and marketing activities that include the sale of natural gas, oil and NGL production, along with third party purchases and sales of natural gas, which include natural gas purchased from working interest owners in operated wells and other area third party producers. Its sales and marketing activities also include the management of various natural gas related contracts such as transportation, storage and related price risk management activities. The Company's operations are located in the United States and South America and are organized into domestic and international reportable segments. Domestic includes natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids development, and production and gas management activities located in Colorado, New Mexico, North Dakota, Pennsylvania and Wyoming in the United States.; its development and production techniques includes; production from tight-sands and shale formations as well as coal bed methane reserves in the Piceance, Williston, San Juan, Powder River, Appalachian and Green River Basins. Associated with its commodity production are sales and marketing activities, referred to as gas management activities, that include the management of various commodity contracts such as transportation, storage and related derivatives coupled with the sale of commodity volumes. Its International primarily consists of ownership in Apco, an oil and gas exploration and production company with activities primarily in Argentina and Colombia. The Company competes with other oil and gas concerns, including major and independent oil and gas companies in the development, production and marketing of natural gas; also compete in areas such as acquisition of oil and gas properties and obtaining necessary equipment, supplies and services. In its gas management services business, competes directly with large independent energy marketers, marketing affiliates of regulated pipelines and utilities and natural gas producers; and also compete with brokerage houses, energy hedge funds and other energy-based companies offering similar services. The Company's operations are subject to governmental laws and regulations
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