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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 0.28
IO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
58% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. IO: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
IO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.79 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.28
Equity-to-Asset 0.08
IO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. IO: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
IO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.64 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.08
0.08
0.91
Debt-to-Equity 7.04
IO's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
96% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. IO: 7.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
IO' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.23 Max: 7.04
Current: 7.04
0.01
7.04
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: -3.58
Beneish M-Score: -3.72
WACC vs ROIC
18.90%
-13.53%
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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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -7.24
IO's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
61% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -6.55 vs. IO: -7.24 )
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: -7.24
-45.43
14.69
Net Margin % -20.03
IO's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
72% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -10.90 vs. IO: -20.03 )
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: -20.03
-44.77
12.03
ROE % -85.78
IO's ROE % is ranked lower than
94% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -7.94 vs. IO: -85.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
IO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -85.78  Med: -28.84 Max: 13.41
Current: -85.78
-85.78
13.41
ROA % -11.98
IO's ROA % is ranked lower than
82% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.62 vs. IO: -11.98 )
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: -11.98
-29.18
8.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -21.77
IO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
91% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.45 vs. IO: -21.77 )
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: -21.77
-93.98
54.64
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -33.70
IO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
83% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -14.70 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
77% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -11.70 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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Q3 2016

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Jim Simons 152,782 sh (-9.69%)
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IO Guru Trades in Q1 2017

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Jim Simons 232,982 sh (-10.08%)
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IO Guru Trades in Q2 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 a variety of seismic products and services, including seismic acquisition equipment, navigation and data-management software products, seismic data processing services to oil and natural gas industry.

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.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PB Ratio 4.96
IO's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. IO: 4.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
IO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 2.35 Max: 5.67
Current: 4.96
0.29
5.67
PS Ratio 0.62
IO's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. IO: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
IO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.47 Max: 4.65
Current: 0.62
0.14
4.65
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 7.05
IO's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
74% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.43 vs. IO: 7.05 )
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: 7.51 Max: 76.74
Current: 7.05
0.76
76.74
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 6.38
IO's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
97% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.05 vs. IO: 6.38 )
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: 7.16 Max: 140.54
Current: 6.38
0.86
140.54
EV-to-EBIT -16.19
IO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.47 vs. IO: -16.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
IO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -876.1  Med: 6.55 Max: 63.8
Current: -16.19
-876.1
63.8
EV-to-EBITDA 39.90
IO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.87 vs. IO: 39.90 )
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: 39.9
-181
85.9
EV-to-Revenue 1.21
IO's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
76% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. IO: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
IO' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.8 Max: 4.7
Current: 1.21
0.5
4.7
Current Ratio 0.80
IO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. IO: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
IO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 2.69 Max: 11.32
Current: 0.8
0.8
11.32
Quick Ratio 0.69
IO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. IO: 0.69 )
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: 0.69
0.37
7.83
Days Inventory 62.98
IO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
61% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 54.44 vs. IO: 62.98 )
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: 62.98
44.2
295.1
Days Sales Outstanding 36.00
IO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 83.71 vs. IO: 36.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
IO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36  Med: 85.03 Max: 107.7
Current: 36
36
107.7
Days Payable 68.35
IO's Days Payable is ranked higher than
66% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 55.17 vs. IO: 68.35 )
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: 73.18
Current: 68.35
21.21
73.18

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
55% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.60 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-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.16
IO's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. IO: 0.16 )
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: 1.31 Max: 52.87
Current: 0.16
0.06
52.87
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.39
IO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. IO: 0.39 )
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: 1.4 Max: 4.04
Current: 0.39
0.15
4.04
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.04
IO's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 16 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. IO: 0.04 )
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  Med: 2 Max: 42.7
Current: 0.04
0
42.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -6.22
IO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
78% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.59 vs. IO: -6.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
IO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -154.7  Med: 1.95 Max: 18.9
Current: -6.22
-154.7
18.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -112.12
IO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
93% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -5.57 vs. IO: -112.12 )
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: -112.12  Med: 0.5 Max: 17.6
Current: -112.12
-112.12
17.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $192.55
EPS (TTM) $ -3.22
Beta4.48
Short Percentage of Float14.09%
52-Week Range $3.20 - 9.85
Shares Outstanding (Mil)11.88
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PlanSea and ION announce collaboration to optimize offshore supply vessel logistics Sep 06 2017 
ION expands 2D data library with new acquisition offshore Panama Aug 08 2017 
ION announces second 3D multi-client reimaging program offshore Mexico Aug 03 2017 
ION announces new 3D multi-client reimaging program offshore Brazil Aug 01 2017 
ION announces second quarter 2017 earnings and conference call schedule Jul 31 2017 
ION imaging supported Talos' historic Zama-1 Mexico discovery Jul 26 2017 
ION receives continued listing standards notice from the New York Stock Exchange Jul 21 2017 
ION expands West African 2D data library with new acquisition offshore Gabon Jun 21 2017 
ION and PGS renew fleet-wide agreement for Orca command and control software Jun 12 2017 
ION announces termination of "at-the-market" equity offering program May 02 2017 

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ION announces second quarter 2017 earnings and conference call schedule Jul 31 2017
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ION receives continued listing standards notice from the New York Stock Exchange Jul 21 2017
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