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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 : 2/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.32
IO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
60% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. IO: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
IO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.83 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.32
Equity-to-Asset 0.10
IO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. IO: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
IO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.64 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.1
0.1
0.91
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: -3.58
Beneish M-Score: -3.60
WACC vs ROIC
16.32%
-21.12%
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 : 2/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -14.75
IO's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
67% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -7.64 vs. IO: -14.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
IO' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.43  Med: -5.44 Max: 14.69
Current: -14.75
-45.43
14.69
Net Margin % -29.27
IO's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
74% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -11.10 vs. IO: -29.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
IO' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.77  Med: -18.26 Max: 12.03
Current: -29.27
-44.77
12.03
ROE % -96.20
IO's ROE % is ranked lower than
94% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -7.60 vs. IO: -96.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
IO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -96.2  Med: -28.84 Max: 13.41
Current: -96.2
-96.2
13.41
ROA % -15.70
IO's ROA % is ranked lower than
81% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.92 vs. IO: -15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
IO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.18  Med: -9.53 Max: 8.47
Current: -15.7
-29.18
8.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -40.98
IO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
90% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -5.13 vs. IO: -40.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
IO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -93.98  Med: -4.36 Max: 54.64
Current: -40.98
-93.98
54.64
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -33.70
IO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
88% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -9.60 vs. IO: -33.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
IO' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.7  Med: 3.1 Max: 54.2
Current: -33.7
-33.7
54.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -37.90
IO's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
76% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -12.80 vs. IO: -37.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
IO' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62  Med: 22.2 Max: 80.6
Current: -37.9
-62
80.6
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

IO Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Chuck Royce 71,880 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 169,182 sh (-0.35%)
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IO Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Chuck Royce 71,880 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 152,782 sh (-9.69%)
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Q4 2016

IO Guru Trades in Q4 2016

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Chuck Royce 71,880 sh (unchged)
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IO Guru Trades in Q1 2017

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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Services » Oil & Gas Equipment & Services    NAICS: 213112    SIC: 1389
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Traded in other countries:IO8N.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
ION Geophysical Corp provides geophysical technology, services and solutions to the oil & gas industry. The Company provides images of the Earth's subsurface during exploration, exploitation and production operations.

ION Geophysical provides the oil and natural gas industry with a variety of seismic products and services, including seismic data acquisition equipment, navigation, and data-management software products, survey design planning services, seismic data processing services, and seismic data libraries. ION's customers include seismic acquisition contractors and oil and natural gas exploration and production companies.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PB Ratio 1.81
IO's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. IO: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
IO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 2.31 Max: 5.67
Current: 1.81
0.29
5.67
PS Ratio 0.29
IO's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. IO: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
IO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.55 Max: 4.65
Current: 0.29
0.14
4.65
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 26.56
IO's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.68 vs. IO: 26.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
IO' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 7.88 Max: 76.74
Current: 26.56
0.76
76.74
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 127.02
IO's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
96% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. IO: 127.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
IO' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 7.64 Max: 140.54
Current: 127.02
0.86
140.54
EV-to-EBIT -6.10
IO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.89 vs. IO: -6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
IO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -876.1  Med: 12.1 Max: 63.8
Current: -6.1
-876.1
63.8
EV-to-EBITDA -27.51
IO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.53 vs. IO: -27.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
IO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -181  Med: 11.2 Max: 85.9
Current: -27.51
-181
85.9
Current Ratio 1.02
IO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. IO: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
IO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 2.69 Max: 11.32
Current: 1.02
0.87
11.32
Quick Ratio 0.87
IO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. IO: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
IO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.94 Max: 7.83
Current: 0.87
0.37
7.83
Days Inventory 72.77
IO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
64% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 54.02 vs. IO: 72.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
IO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.2  Med: 85.11 Max: 295.1
Current: 72.77
44.2
295.1
Days Sales Outstanding 32.31
IO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 73.92 vs. IO: 32.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
IO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.31  Med: 85.03 Max: 107.7
Current: 32.31
32.31
107.7
Days Payable 73.93
IO's Days Payable is ranked higher than
67% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 48.46 vs. IO: 73.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
IO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.21  Med: 37.13 Max: 73.93
Current: 73.93
21.21
73.93

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.40
IO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.50 vs. IO: -3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
IO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.6  Med: -7 Max: -0.3
Current: -3.4
-17.6
-0.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 9.79
IO's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
66% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. IO: 9.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
IO' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 2.92 Max: 44.8
Current: 9.79
0.74
44.8
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.08
IO's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. IO: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
IO' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 1.41 Max: 52.87
Current: 0.08
0.06
52.87
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.20
IO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. IO: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
IO' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.36 Max: 3.83
Current: 0.2
0.15
3.83
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.02
IO's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. IO: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
IO' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 2 Max: 42.7
Current: 0.02
0.02
42.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -16.40
IO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.68 vs. IO: -16.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
IO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.64  Med: 4.6 Max: 18.9
Current: -16.4
-16.64
18.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -253.70
IO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.69 vs. IO: -253.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
IO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -253.7  Med: 0.5 Max: 17.6
Current: -253.7
-253.7
17.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $182.7
EPS (TTM) $ -4.56
Beta4.52
Short Percentage of Float17.11%
52-Week Range $3.87 - 8.40
Shares Outstanding (Mil)11.87
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
ION announces termination of "at-the-market" equity offering program May 02 2017 
ION announces first quarter 2017 earnings and conference call schedule May 01 2017 
ION accelerates development of transformational software to optimize offshore operations Apr 26 2017 
Energy Companies Experience High Short Interest; Gurus Sell Out Jun 16 2016 
Inca One Gold Corp. Announces Debt Restructuring and USD$3.0 Million Convertible Debenture Offering Apr 19 2016 
Insiders Invest in OneMain Holdings, Harsco, ION Geophysical Mar 07 2016 
Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: ION Geophysical Corp., Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology, Flotek Nov 29 2015 
5-year lows: ION Geophysical Corp, American Science & Engineering Inc, Destination Maternity Corp, a Apr 27 2015 
Weekly 3-Year Low Highlights: HLX, IO, GLDD, GDL, DBB Mar 01 2015 
5-year lows: W&T Offshore Inc, ION Geophysical Corp, Koppers Holdings Inc, and Clean Energy Fuels Co Jan 25 2015 

More From Other Websites
ION announces order in WesternGeco litigation May 18 2017
Edited Transcript of IO earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 2:00pm GMT May 11 2017
Ion Geophysical reports 1Q loss May 04 2017
ION reports first quarter 2017 results May 03 2017
ION announces termination of "at-the-market" equity offering program May 02 2017
ION announces first quarter 2017 earnings and conference call schedule May 01 2017
ION accelerates development of transformational software to optimize offshore operations Apr 26 2017
ETFs with exposure to ION Geophysical Corp. : April 17, 2017 Apr 17 2017
ION Geophysical Corp. :IO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : March 10, 2017 Mar 10 2017
ION Geophysical Corp. :IO-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 14, 2017 Feb 14 2017
Edited Transcript of IO earnings conference call or presentation 9-Feb-17 3:00pm GMT Feb 09 2017
ION reports fourth quarter and year end 2016 results Feb 08 2017
ION announces fourth quarter and full year 2016 earnings and conference call schedule Feb 06 2017
ION announces $20 Million "at-the-market" equity offering program Dec 22 2016
ETFs with exposure to ION Geophysical Corp. : December 16, 2016 Dec 16 2016
ION announces order in WesternGeco patent infringement lawsuit Nov 18 2016
ETF’s with exposure to ION Geophysical Corp. : November 7, 2016 Nov 07 2016
ION Geophysical Corp. :IO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : November 4, 2016 Nov 04 2016

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