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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.49
CVE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
87% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. CVE: 0.49 )
CVE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.49
Current: 0.49

0.03
0.49
Equity to Asset 0.39
CVE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
76% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. CVE: 0.39 )
CVE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.39

0.39
0.45
Interest Coverage 4.78
CVE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
78% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 17.81 vs. CVE: 4.78 )
CVE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.97   Max: 14.19
Current: 4.78

2.97
14.19
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.97
M-Score: -3.17
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 9.28
CVE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 9.28 vs. CVE: 9.28 )
CVE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 9.28   Max: 18.68
Current: 9.28

9.28
18.68
Net-margin (%) 3.49
CVE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 5.25 vs. CVE: 3.49 )
CVE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 3.49   Max: 14.3
Current: 3.49

3.49
14.3
ROE (%) 6.66
CVE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 10.84 vs. CVE: 6.66 )
CVE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6.66   Max: 30.56
Current: 6.66

6.66
30.56
ROA (%) 2.62
CVE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 4.86 vs. CVE: 2.62 )
CVE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.62   Max: 12.82
Current: 2.62

2.62
12.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.37
CVE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 13.46 vs. CVE: 9.37 )
CVE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.48   Max: 24.47
Current: 9.37

7.48
24.47
Revenue Growth (%) 13.00
CVE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. CVE: 13.00 )
CVE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -7.3   Max: 14
Current: 13

-7.3
14
EBITDA Growth (%) 1.80
CVE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. CVE: 1.80 )
CVE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -12.1   Max: 7.8
Current: 1.8

-12.1
7.8
EPS Growth (%) -15.30
CVE's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. CVE: -15.30 )
CVE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -20.1   Max: 6.3
Current: -15.3

-20.1
6.3
» CVE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

CVE Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Steven Cohen 55,170 sh (+802.06%)
Jim Simons 1,272,300 sh (+313.76%)
Lou Simpson 2,765,467 sh (+18.67%)
Bill Nygren 4,010,000 sh (+8.09%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 9,881,696 sh (+2.14%)
Third Avenue Management 19,200 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 2,502,500 sh (-12.05%)
Ray Dalio 126,900 sh (-29.34%)
Ken Fisher 19,488 sh (-83.17%)
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Q2 2013

CVE Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Ray Dalio 341,500 sh (+169.11%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 19,245,222 sh (+94.76%)
Third Avenue Management 19,200 sh (unchged)
Lou Simpson 2,734,712 sh (-1.11%)
Bill Nygren 3,950,000 sh (-1.5%)
Jim Simons 1,222,200 sh (-3.94%)
Ken Fisher 13,668 sh (-29.86%)
Steven Cohen 15,773 sh (-71.41%)
PRIMECAP Management 150,000 sh (-94.01%)
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Q3 2013

CVE Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jean-Marie Eveillard 20,263,412 sh (+5.29%)
Steven Cohen 16,091 sh (+2.02%)
Third Avenue Management 19,200 sh (unchged)
Lou Simpson Sold Out
Bill Nygren 3,930,000 sh (-0.51%)
Ray Dalio 265,000 sh (-22.4%)
Jim Simons 942,500 sh (-22.88%)
PRIMECAP Management 100,000 sh (-33.33%)
Ken Fisher 8,467 sh (-38.05%)
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Q4 2013

CVE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Murray Stahl 7,510 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 22,449 sh (+39.51%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 27,286,025 sh (+34.66%)
Ray Dalio 266,100 sh (+0.42%)
Bill Nygren 3,930,000 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 19,200 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management Sold Out
Jim Simons 865,600 sh (-8.16%)
Ken Fisher 7,519 sh (-11.2%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CVE

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Add 34.66%0.54%$27.71 - $30.16 $ 29.240%27286025
PRIMECAP Management 2013-12-31 Sold Out $27.71 - $30.16 $ 29.240%0
Lou Simpson 2013-09-30 Sold Out 4.6%$28.18 - $31.43 $ 29.24-1%0
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Reduce -22.4%0.02%$28.18 - $31.43 $ 29.24-1%265000
PRIMECAP Management 2013-09-30 Reduce -33.33%$28.18 - $31.43 $ 29.24-1%100000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-06-30 Add 94.76%0.83%$27.74 - $31.44 $ 29.24-1%19245222
PRIMECAP Management 2013-06-30 Reduce -94.01%0.1%$27.74 - $31.44 $ 29.24-1%150000
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Add 169.11%0.05%$27.74 - $31.44 $ 29.24-1%341500
Lou Simpson 2013-03-31 Add 18.67%0.85%$30.77 - $34.25 $ 29.24-10%2765467
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 Reduce -29.34%0.02%$30.77 - $34.25 $ 29.24-10%126900
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Guru Investment Theses on Cenovus Energy, Inc.

Tweedy Browne Comments on Cenovus - Oct 21, 2013

We also added Cenovus (CVE) to the Worldwide High Dividend portfolio during the quarter. This Canadian oilsands operator has a strong production growth profile with low cost in situ oilsands reserves. At purchase, Cenovus was trading at a substantial discount from our estimate of intrinsic value and was paying a dividend yield of 3.2%.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 36.50
CVE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
60% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 12.70 vs. CVE: 36.50 )
CVE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.93   Max: 48.88
Current: 36.5

12.93
48.88
P/B 2.40
CVE's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. CVE: 2.40 )
CVE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 3.51
Current: 2.4

1.91
3.51
P/S 1.30
CVE's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. CVE: 1.30 )
CVE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 2.18
Current: 1.3

1.13
2.18
PFCF 89.10
CVE's PFCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 17.86 vs. CVE: 89.10 )
CVE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 16.1   Max: 807.75
Current: 89.1

16.1
807.75
EV-to-EBIT 15.40
CVE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
58% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 8.61 vs. CVE: 15.40 )
CVE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.8   Max: 36.6
Current: 15.4

9.8
36.6
PEG 9.10
CVE's PEG is ranked higher than
57% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CVE: 9.10 )
CVE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 9.2
Current: 9.1

0
9.2

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.20
CVE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
55% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. CVE: 3.20 )
CVE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 3.41
Current: 3.2

0.67
3.41
Dividend Payout 1.11
CVE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
59% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. CVE: 1.11 )
CVE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 1.11
Current: 1.11

0.41
1.11
Dividend growth (3y) 6.60
CVE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
88% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. CVE: 6.60 )
CVE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 6.6
Current: 6.6

0
6.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.20
CVE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
54% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. CVE: 3.20 )
CVE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 3.41
Current: 3.2

0.67
3.41
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
CVE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. CVE: -0.20 )
CVE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.2   Max: -0.3
Current: -0.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.60
CVE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CVE: 2.60 )
CVE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.35   Max: 3.09
Current: 2.6

2.35
3.09
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
CVE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. CVE: 0.80 )
CVE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 1.21
Current: 0.8

0.77
1.21
Price/Graham Number 2.10
CVE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
65% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. CVE: 2.10 )
CVE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 1.96
Current: 2.1

1.54
1.96
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.50
CVE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
62% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. CVE: 6.50 )
CVE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 10.3
Current: 6.5

2.7
10.3

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Integrated » Oil & Gas Integrated
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Traded in other countries:CVE.Canada, CXD.Germany
Cenovus Energy Inc. was incorporated under the Canada Business Corporation Act. The Company along with its subsidiaries develops, produces and markets crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids in Canada with refining opreations in the United States. It reportable segments include; Oil Sands, includes the development and production of Cenovus's bitumen assets at Foster Creek, Christina Lake and Narrows Lake as well as heavy oil assets at Pelican Lake; Conventional, which includes the development and production of conventional crude oil, NGLs and natural gas in Alberta and Saskatchewan; Refining and Marketing, which is focused on the refining of crude oil products into petroleum and chemical products at two refineries located in the U.S.; and Corporate and Eliminations, which includes unrealized gians and losses recorded on derivative financial instruments, gains and losses on divestitures of assets, as well as other Company-wide costs for general and administrative and financing activities.

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