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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
OTCPK:BIREF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. OTCPK:BIREF: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
OTCPK:BIREF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.91 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01
Equity-to-Asset 0.64
OTCPK:BIREF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. OTCPK:BIREF: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
OTCPK:BIREF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.59 Max: 1
Current: 0.64
0.15
1
Interest Coverage 2.30
OTCPK:BIREF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
79% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 24.79 vs. OTCPK:BIREF: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
OTCPK:BIREF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 3.76 Max: 9.27
Current: 2.3
0.54
9.27
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 1.19
WACC vs ROIC
11.84%
2.71%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 17.20
OTCPK:BIREF's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
79% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -23.06 vs. OTCPK:BIREF: 17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
OTCPK:BIREF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.49  Med: 18.74 Max: 37.83
Current: 17.2
-11.49
37.83
Net Margin % 4.17
OTCPK:BIREF's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
72% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -29.08 vs. OTCPK:BIREF: 4.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
OTCPK:BIREF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.1  Med: 8.66 Max: 24.14
Current: 4.17
-16.1
24.14
ROE % 0.92
OTCPK:BIREF's ROE % is ranked higher than
72% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -8.78 vs. OTCPK:BIREF: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
OTCPK:BIREF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.85  Med: 3.63 Max: 10.92
Current: 0.92
-4.85
10.92
ROA % 0.72
OTCPK:BIREF's ROA % is ranked higher than
75% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.02 vs. OTCPK:BIREF: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
OTCPK:BIREF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.94  Med: 2.02 Max: 6.52
Current: 0.72
-2.94
6.52
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 2.43
OTCPK:BIREF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
74% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -8.12 vs. OTCPK:BIREF: 2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
OTCPK:BIREF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.34  Med: 4.65 Max: 10.23
Current: 2.43
-2.34
10.23
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -9.30
OTCPK:BIREF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -21.40 vs. OTCPK:BIREF: -9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:BIREF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76  Med: 11.2 Max: 842.2
Current: -9.3
-76
842.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -21.00
OTCPK:BIREF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
50% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -21.00 vs. OTCPK:BIREF: -21.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:BIREF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21  Med: 19.95 Max: 187.5
Current: -21
-21
187.5
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Preferred stocks of Birchcliff Energy Ltd

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
BIR.PR.A.Canada25.008.00Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -A
BIR.PR.C.Canada25.106.977% Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -C-

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P    NAICS: 211111    SIC: 711
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Traded in other countries:BIR.Canada, 39B.Germany,
Headquarter Location:Canada
Birchcliff Energy Ltd is an intermediate oil and gas company. It is engaged in the exploration, development, production and acquisition of petroleum and natural gas reserves in Western Canada.

Birchcliff Energy Ltd was incorporated on January 18, 2005 under the Alberta Business Corporation Act. The Company is engaged in the exploration for and the development, production and acquisition of petroleum and natural gas reserves in Western Canada. It is an intermediate oil and gas company that explores for, develops and produces natural gas, light oil and natural gas liquids. The operations of Company are focused in the Peace River Arch of Alberta. The Company complies with environmental regulatory requirements.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 297.61
BIREF's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 13.96 vs. BIREF: 297.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
BIREF' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9  Med: 46.77 Max: 951
Current: 297.61
9
951
Forward PE Ratio 13.28
BIREF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 19.34 vs. BIREF: 13.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 297.61
BIREF's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
97% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 14.19 vs. BIREF: 297.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
BIREF' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9  Med: 46.77 Max: 951
Current: 297.61
9
951
PB Ratio 0.89
BIREF's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. BIREF: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BIREF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.41 Max: 3.39
Current: 0.89
0.47
3.39
PS Ratio 3.32
BIREF's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. BIREF: 3.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BIREF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 3.91 Max: 8.18
Current: 3.32
1.55
8.18
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.93
BIREF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
58% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. BIREF: 7.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
BIREF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.11  Med: 7.92 Max: 21.06
Current: 7.93
3.11
21.06
EV-to-EBIT 37.57
BIREF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
75% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. BIREF: 37.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BIREF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21035.4  Med: 27.4 Max: 3196.8
Current: 37.57
-21035.4
3196.8
EV-to-EBITDA 10.17
BIREF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
52% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 10.51 vs. BIREF: 10.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BIREF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 9.75 Max: 23.5
Current: 10.17
4.4
23.5
Shiller PE Ratio 38.45
BIREF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 15.95 vs. BIREF: 38.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
BIREF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.73  Med: 71.88 Max: 307.4
Current: 38.45
21.73
307.4
Current Ratio 0.45
BIREF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. BIREF: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BIREF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.64 Max: 215.4
Current: 0.45
0.13
215.4
Quick Ratio 0.45
BIREF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. BIREF: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BIREF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.64 Max: 182.9
Current: 0.45
0.13
182.9
Days Sales Outstanding 48.15
BIREF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
54% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 51.71 vs. BIREF: 48.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BIREF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.52  Med: 48.2 Max: 75.39
Current: 48.15
25.52
75.39

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 0.41
BIREF's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
86% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. BIREF: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
BIREF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.41
0.32
0.44
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.68
BIREF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
79% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. BIREF: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.42
BIREF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
84% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. BIREF: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
BIREF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.42
0.32
0.44
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -22.70
BIREF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -10.50 vs. BIREF: -22.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BIREF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -101.2  Med: -9.8 Max: -0.5
Current: -22.7
-101.2
-0.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.91
BIREF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. BIREF: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
BIREF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.84 Max: 53.85
Current: 0.91
0.58
53.85
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.85
BIREF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. BIREF: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BIREF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.16 Max: 270
Current: 0.85
0.5
270
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.48
BIREF's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
84% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. BIREF: 3.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
BIREF' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 2.08 Max: 16.56
Current: 3.48
0.73
16.56
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.66
BIREF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
75% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -3.91 vs. BIREF: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BIREF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.9  Med: 2.95 Max: 11.5
Current: 2.66
-1.9
11.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -26.41
BIREF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
65% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -16.06 vs. BIREF: -26.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
BIREF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.8  Med: -10.6 Max: 15.7
Current: -26.41
-64.8
15.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $319.33
EPS (TTM) $ 0.01
Beta0.65
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $4.09 - 8.01
Shares Outstanding (Mil)267.04

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 492 605 680
EPS ($) 0.36 0.47 0.53
EPS without NRI ($) 0.36 0.47 0.53
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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