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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.31
CIE's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. CIE: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CIE' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 5.11 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.31
Equity-to-Asset -0.59
CIE's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. CIE: -0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CIE' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.59  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.35
Current: -0.59
-0.59
0.35
Piotroski F-Score: 2
Altman Z-Score: -7.85
Beneish M-Score: 3.18
WACC vs ROIC
4.25%
-136.39%
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 : 3/10

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history
Operating Margin % -10029.45
CIE's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
98% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -45.13 vs. CIE: -10029.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CIE' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13462.78  Med: -13462.78 Max: -10029.45
Current: -10029.45
-13462.78
-10029.45
Net Margin % -10396.82
CIE's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
98% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -49.17 vs. CIE: -10396.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CIE' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13944.12  Med: -13944.12 Max: -10396.82
Current: -10396.82
-13944.12
-10396.82
ROE % -812.07
CIE's ROE % is ranked lower than
95% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -13.16 vs. CIE: -812.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CIE' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -812.07  Med: -24.07 Max: -7.04
Current: -812.07
-812.07
-7.04
ROA % -82.58
CIE's ROA % is ranked lower than
86% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.02 vs. CIE: -82.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CIE' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82.58  Med: -13.21 Max: -6.25
Current: -82.58
-82.58
-6.25
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -126.18
CIE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
81% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -13.05 vs. CIE: -126.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CIE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -130.87  Med: -27.87 Max: -13.27
Current: -126.18
-130.87
-13.27
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 87.10
CIE's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -21.60 vs. CIE: 87.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CIE' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 30.5 Max: 87.1
Current: 87.1
0
87.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 79.10
CIE's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -11.00 vs. CIE: 79.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CIE' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 36.4 Max: 79.1
Current: 79.1
0
79.1
GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with Cobalt International Energy Inc $CIE.
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-06-08 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

CIE Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 203,300 sh (+330.72%)
Jim Simons 4,743,400 sh (+190.12%)
Steven Cohen 4,952,900 sh (+20.89%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 50,361,931 sh (+4.57%)
John Paulson 39,096,300 sh (-1.14%)
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Q3 2016

CIE Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Eric Mindich 1,600,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 6,066,605 sh (+27.90%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 60,608,787 sh (+20.35%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Paulson 31,218,927 sh (-20.15%)
Steven Cohen 2,493,341 sh (-49.66%)
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Q4 2016

CIE Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Pioneer Investments 26,662 sh (New)
Eric Mindich 1,974,008 sh (+23.38%)
Steven Cohen 2,693,041 sh (+8.01%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 62,763,433 sh (+3.56%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Paulson 31,111,327 sh (-0.34%)
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Q1 2017

CIE Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Pioneer Investments 26,662 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich Sold Out
John Paulson 30,944,127 sh (-0.54%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 61,586,428 sh (-1.88%)
Steven Cohen 1,750,000 sh (-35.02%)
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P    NAICS: 211111    SIC: 1311
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Traded in other countries:C1O.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Cobalt International Energy Inc is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico and offshore Angola and Gabon in West Africa.

Cobalt International Energy is an independent exploration and production company with operations in the Gulf regions of the United States. The company's process for maturing an exploration prospect from identification to drill-ready status requires the analysis of a multitude of geological data to locate the highest potential areas. In addition, Cobalt performs substantial drilling-related engineering work to further assist its well maturation process. If the company decides to develop or produce from a recent discovery, the asset is then beset with additional evaluations and analysis during the development life cycle.

Ratios

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history
PS Ratio 4.75
CIE's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. CIE: 4.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CIE' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.41  Med: 50 Max: 852.5
Current: 4.75
4.41
852.5
EV-to-EBIT -0.74
CIE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 16.34 vs. CIE: -0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CIE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.3  Med: -2.3 Max: -0.7
Current: -0.74
-4.3
-0.7
EV-to-EBITDA -0.75
CIE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.98 vs. CIE: -0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CIE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.4  Med: -2.3 Max: -0.7
Current: -0.75
-4.4
-0.7
Current Ratio 1.88
CIE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. CIE: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CIE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 8.22 Max: 69.18
Current: 1.88
0.54
69.18
Quick Ratio 1.88
CIE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CIE: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CIE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 7.98 Max: 66.45
Current: 1.88
0.28
66.45
Days Sales Outstanding 2.00
CIE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
97% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 55.27 vs. CIE: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CIE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3639.64  Med: 3639.64 Max: 3639.64
Current: 2

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industry
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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.30
CIE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.80 vs. CIE: -2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CIE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.9  Med: -2 Max: 0
Current: -2.3
-6.9
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.09
CIE's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CIE: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CIE' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.1 Max: 14.14
Current: 0.09
0.17
14.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -135.14
CIE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 565 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -3.19 vs. CIE: -135.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CIE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10242.31  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: -135.14
-10242.31
0

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $25.04
EPS (TTM) $ -5.68
Beta1.83
Short Percentage of Float23.13%
52-Week Range $0.25 - 2.70
Shares Outstanding (Mil)448.31

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -3.04 -3.42
EPS without NRI ($) -3.04 -3.42
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP Announces Securities Class Action Suit Filed Against Cobal Dec 02 2014 
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