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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 : 5/10

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Cash to Debt 0.06
WPX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 1054 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. WPX: 0.06 )
WPX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.06

Equity to Asset 0.50
WPX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. WPX: 0.50 )
WPX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.69
Current: 0.5

0.45
0.69
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -0.10
M-Score: -3.47
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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Operating margin (%) -45.28
WPX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.65 vs. WPX: -45.28 )
WPX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -63.31   Max: 8.61
Current: -45.28

-63.31
8.61
Net-margin (%) -30.34
WPX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. WPX: -30.34 )
WPX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -42.92   Max: 3.69
Current: -30.34

-42.92
3.69
ROE (%) -23.99
WPX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1135 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. WPX: -23.99 )
WPX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -26.43   Max: -4.07
Current: -23.99

-26.43
-4.07
ROA (%) -12.00
WPX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1179 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.17 vs. WPX: -12.00 )
WPX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.25   Max: -2.24
Current: -12

-13.25
-2.24
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -20.65
WPX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. WPX: -20.65 )
WPX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -22.33   Max: -1.7
Current: -20.65

-22.33
-1.7
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

WPX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Columbia Wanger 3,487,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 70,401 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 66,139 sh (+455.28%)
Leon Cooperman 2,228,482 sh (+5.44%)
Jeremy Grantham 26,100 sh (+1.43%)
Caxton Associates 1,025,000 sh (unchged)
Zeke Ashton Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Donald Smith 12,808,677 sh (-5.68%)
Murray Stahl 1,590,326 sh (-9.96%)
Arnold Schneider 918,468 sh (-19.35%)
David Einhorn 1,630,000 sh (-65.21%)
Jim Simons 44,300 sh (-97.58%)
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Q1 2014

WPX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 5,050,494 sh (+7536.18%)
Chuck Royce 380,000 sh (+439.77%)
Leon Cooperman 3,814,861 sh (+71.19%)
Donald Smith 12,823,840 sh (+0.12%)
Columbia Wanger 3,487,000 sh (unchged)
David Einhorn Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Murray Stahl 401,491 sh (-74.75%)
Arnold Schneider 167,445 sh (-81.77%)
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Q2 2014

WPX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jeremy Grantham 360,700 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,931 sh (New)
Jim Simons 747,800 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 2,248,600 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Donald Smith 12,640,948 sh (-1.43%)
Leon Cooperman 3,730,263 sh (-2.22%)
Murray Stahl 381,164 sh (-5.06%)
Columbia Wanger 1,718,000 sh (-50.73%)
Arnold Schneider 81,415 sh (-51.38%)
Chuck Royce 176,000 sh (-53.68%)
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Q3 2014

WPX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 180,000 sh (New)
George Soros 150,000 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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WPX

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Donald Smith 2014-09-30 Reduce -15.88%0.91%$20.5 - $26.62 $ 11.86-50%10633413
Arnold Schneider 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.21%$20.5 - $26.62 $ 11.86-50%0
George Soros 2014-09-30 New Buy0.03%$20.5 - $26.62 $ 11.86-50%150000
Arnold Schneider 2014-06-30 Reduce -51.38%0.17%$18.28 - $24.05 $ 11.86-44%81415
Arnold Schneider 2014-03-31 Reduce -81.77%1.39%$17.03 - $20.38 $ 11.86-36%167445
David Einhorn 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.46%$17.03 - $20.38 $ 11.86-36%0
Leon Cooperman 2014-03-31 Add 71.19%0.38%$17.03 - $20.38 $ 11.86-36%3814861
David Einhorn 2013-12-31 Reduce -65.21%1.04%$17.8 - $23.45 $ 11.86-41%1630000
Arnold Schneider 2013-12-31 Reduce -19.35%0.39%$17.8 - $23.45 $ 11.86-41%918468
Donald Smith 2013-12-31 Reduce -5.68%0.31%$17.8 - $23.45 $ 11.86-41%12808677
Ruane Cunniff 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.23%$17.8 - $23.45 $ 11.86-41%0
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Ratios

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P/B 0.60
WPX's P/B is ranked higher than
89% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. WPX: 0.60 )
WPX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.35
Current: 0.6

0.5
1.35
P/S 0.70
WPX's P/S is ranked higher than
94% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. WPX: 0.70 )
WPX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 1.68
Current: 0.7

0.65
1.68
EV-to-EBIT -2.91
WPX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 57.86 vs. WPX: -2.91 )
WPX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -33.6   Max: -2.8
Current: -2.91

-33.6
-2.8
Current Ratio 0.99
WPX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. WPX: 0.99 )
WPX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.59
Current: 0.99

0.27
1.59
Quick Ratio 0.92
WPX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. WPX: 0.92 )
WPX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.53
Current: 0.92

0.25
1.53

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.60
WPX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
90% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. WPX: 0.60 )
WPX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 1.22
Current: 0.6

0.56
1.22
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
WPX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. WPX: 0.60 )
WPX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 1.28
Current: 0.6

0.76
1.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -34.70
WPX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. WPX: -34.70 )
WPX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -34.7   Max: 0
Current: -34.7

-34.7
0

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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