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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

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.

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

XLE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Caxton Associates 60,000 sh (New)
Paul Singer 4,930,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 2,000,000 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners 7,800,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 7,786 sh (-96.37%)
Steven Romick -863,000 sh (-9999.00%)
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Q4 2014

XLE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Buckingham 31,706 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,000 sh (New)
Paul Singer 2,395,600 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 190,500 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 15,000 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners 10,000,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 900,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 7,350,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 3,196,300 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 30,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick -737,800 sh (-14.51%)
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Q1 2015

XLE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 200,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 75,100 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 197,000 sh (+688.00%)
John Buckingham 57,297 sh (+80.71%)
Steven Romick -737,800 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 4,535,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 4,535,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer Sold Out
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Q2 2015

XLE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Steven Romick -737,800 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 1,500,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Buckingham 49,603 sh (-13.43%)
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There’s little doubt that the energy sector has garnered the most attention in the market recently due to plunging oil prices. The situation is great for consumers but weary for oil companies. The Energy Select Sector SPDR (XLE) has been down 11.96% since the beginning of the quarter. Read more...
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