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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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
CLR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. CLR: 0.03 )
CLR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03

Equity to Asset 0.33
CLR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. CLR: 0.33 )
CLR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 0.57
Current: 0.33

0.24
0.57
Interest Coverage 6.15
CLR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
69% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 14.93 vs. CLR: 6.15 )
CLR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 9999.99
Current: 6.15

0.97
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.26
M-Score: -2.99
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 43.15
CLR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.32 vs. CLR: 43.15 )
CLR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.07   Max: 55.57
Current: 43.15

-3.07
55.57
Net-margin (%) 22.91
CLR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. CLR: 22.91 )
CLR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -6.67   Max: 52.33
Current: 22.91

-6.67
52.33
ROE (%) 23.59
CLR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1183 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. CLR: 23.59 )
CLR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -25.95   Max: 85.39
Current: 23.59

-25.95
85.39
ROA (%) 7.64
CLR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.39 vs. CLR: 7.64 )
CLR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.13   Max: 35.16
Current: 7.64

-8.13
35.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.33
CLR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1214 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CLR: 16.33 )
CLR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -9.33   Max: 81.98
Current: 16.33

-9.33
81.98
Revenue Growth (%) 55.80
CLR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. CLR: 55.80 )
CLR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -83.6   Max: 170.7
Current: 55.8

-83.6
170.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 58.50
CLR's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. CLR: 58.50 )
CLR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 343.8
Current: 58.5

0
343.8
EPS Growth (%) 60.60
CLR's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -4.40 vs. CLR: 60.60 )
CLR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -84.4   Max: 1103.7
Current: 60.6

-84.4
1103.7
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

CLR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 39,400 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 23,900 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 22,026 sh (+329.11%)
Ray Dalio 33,200 sh (+49.55%)
Mario Gabelli 19,945 sh (+9.92%)
Caxton Associates 100,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Murray Stahl 551,993 sh (-4.05%)
John Keeley 44,480 sh (-15.95%)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,800 sh (-69.49%)
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Q1 2014

CLR Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Mariko Gordon 4,833 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 33,300 sh (+0.3%)
Paul Singer 230,900 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Signature Select Canadian Fund Sold Out
John Keeley 44,060 sh (-0.94%)
Murray Stahl 527,055 sh (-4.52%)
Mario Gabelli 18,915 sh (-5.16%)
Jeremy Grantham 15,800 sh (-33.89%)
Jim Simons 14,419 sh (-63.4%)
Steven Cohen 1,667 sh (-92.43%)
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Q2 2014

CLR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ken Heebner 30,000 sh (New)
John Keeley 42,820 sh (+94.37%)
Paul Singer 150,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio 33,300 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mariko Gordon Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 18,880 sh (-0.19%)
Murray Stahl 498,376 sh (-5.44%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,300 sh (-91.77%)
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Q3 2014

CLR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 44,330 sh (+17.4%)
Ray Dalio 68,900 sh (+3.45%)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Murray Stahl 984,733 sh (-1.21%)
John Keeley 82,360 sh (-3.83%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CLR

(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
Ken Heebner 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.13%$66.72 - $80.645 $ 53.88-28%0
Ken Heebner 2014-06-30 New Buy0.13%$61.43 - $78.86 $ 53.88-22%60000
John Keeley 2014-06-30 Add 94.37%0.06%$61.425 - $78.855 $ 53.88-22%42820
Mariko Gordon 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$61.43 - $78.86 $ 53.88-22%0
Mariko Gordon 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$52.34 - $62.84 $ 53.88-5%9666
Ken Heebner 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.12%$50.73 - $60.5 $ 53.88-4%0
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 49.55%0.01%$50.73 - $60.5 $ 53.88-4%66400
Ken Heebner 2013-09-30 New Buy0.12%$44.65 - $53.68 $ 53.8812%80000
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 210.97%0.01%$44.65 - $53.68 $ 53.8812%36290
Meridian Funds 2013-06-30 Reduce -22.39%0.34%$36.54 - $44.32 $ 53.8830%740400
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Add 340%0.01%$36.54 - $44.32 $ 53.8830%48400
John Keeley 2013-03-31 Reduce -25.12%0.03%$36.75 - $46.35 $ 53.8828%111720
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 New Buy$36.75 - $46.35 $ 53.8828%11000
John Keeley 2012-12-31 Reduce -26.38%0.04%$33.94 - $39.86 $ 53.8847%149200
Ken Heebner 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.8%$31.3 - $41.56 $ 53.8850%0
Ken Heebner 2012-06-30 New Buy0.8%$31.53 - $44.86 $ 53.8841%1000000
John Keeley 2012-06-30 Reduce -69.94%0.4%$31.53 - $44.86 $ 53.8841%196550
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 Reduce -46.08%$31.53 - $44.86 $ 53.8841%13890
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Reduce -20.96%0.12%$34.93 - $47.47 $ 53.8840%653870
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Reduce -26.64%0.16%$22.72 - $35.83 $ 53.8872%827240
Mario Gabelli 2011-12-31 New Buy0.01%$22.72 - $35.83 $ 53.8872%30970
Meridian Funds 2011-09-30 Add 25.59%0.23%$24.01 - $35.64 $ 53.8883%1228120
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 20.20
CLR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLR: 20.20 )
CLR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.78   Max: 330.15
Current: 20.2

1.78
330.15
P/B 4.20
CLR's P/B is ranked higher than
64% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. CLR: 4.20 )
CLR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.42   Max: 16.07
Current: 4.2

2.42
16.07
P/S 4.60
CLR's P/S is ranked higher than
76% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. CLR: 4.60 )
CLR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 22.07
Current: 4.6

0.79
22.07
EV-to-EBIT 13.81
CLR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
88% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 186.27 vs. CLR: 13.81 )
CLR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -747   Max: 136.2
Current: 13.81

-747
136.2
PEG 0.32
CLR's PEG is ranked higher than
98% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLR: 0.32 )
CLR' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 87.73
Current: 0.32

0.36
87.73
Shiller P/E 38.10
CLR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLR: 38.10 )
CLR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 65.04
Current: 38.1

2.19
65.04
Current Ratio 0.89
CLR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 1215 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. CLR: 0.89 )
CLR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 1.72
Current: 0.89

0.56
1.72
Quick Ratio 0.84
CLR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 1215 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CLR: 0.84 )
CLR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.49
Current: 0.84

0.52
1.49

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 4.10
CLR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. CLR: 4.10 )
CLR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.61   Max: 13.92
Current: 4.1

3.61
13.92
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
CLR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. CLR: 0.70 )
CLR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 3.17
Current: 0.7

0.13
3.17
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.80
CLR's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLR: 0.80 )
CLR' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 31.87
Current: 0.8

0.66
31.87
Price/Graham Number 1.90
CLR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
86% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLR: 1.90 )
CLR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 9.51
Current: 1.9

1.34
9.51
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.20
CLR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1200 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CLR: 7.20 )
CLR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 19.9
Current: 7.2

0.7
19.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 55.22
CLR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
99% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -11.24 vs. CLR: 55.22 )
CLR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -25.3   Max: 258.4
Current: 55.22

-25.3
258.4

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Continental Resources Inc was originally formed in 1967. It is an independent crude oil and natural gas exploration and production company with properties in the North, South and East regions of the United States. The North region consists of properties north of Kansas and west of the Mississippi River and includes North Dakota Bakken, Montana Bakken, and the Red River units. The South region includes Kansas and all properties south of Kansas and west of the Mississippi River including various plays in the South Central Oklahoma Oil Province ("SCOOP"), Northwest Cana and Arkoma areas of Oklahoma. The East region is comprised of undeveloped leasehold acreage east of the Mississippi River. Its exploration drilling in North Dakota focused primarily on evaluating the productivity of the Lower Three Forks "benches" which include the Three Forks 2 ("TF2"), Three Forks 3 ("TF3"), and the Three Forks 4 ("TF4") reservoirs. Its crude oil production is sold to end users at major market centers. Other production not sold at major market centers is sold to select midstream marketing companies or crude oil refining companies at the lease. Crude oil sold at the lease is delivered directly onto the purchaser's truck and the sale is complete at that point. Its natural gas production is sold at various points along the market chain from wellhead to points downstream under monthly interruptible packaged-volume deals, short-term seasonal packages, and long-term multi-year acreage dedication type contracts. The crude oil and natural gas industry in the United States is subject to various types of regulation at the federal, state and local levels. Laws, rules, regulations, policies, and interpretations affecting its industry have been pervasive and are continuously reviewed by legislators and regulators, including the imposition of new or increased requirements on them and other industry participants.
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