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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.14
NBL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. NBL: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NBL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.15 Max: 1.31
Current: 0.14
0
1.31
Equity-to-Asset 0.46
NBL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. NBL: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NBL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.44 Max: 0.65
Current: 0.46
0.24
0.65
Debt-to-Equity 0.67
NBL's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
63% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. NBL: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
NBL' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.75 Max: 2.43
Current: 0.67
0.3
2.43
Debt-to-EBITDA 11.04
NBL's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
97% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. NBL: 11.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
NBL' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 2.19 Max: 45.88
Current: 11.04
0.78
45.88
Interest Coverage 1.98
NBL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 10.62 vs. NBL: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NBL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 10.85 Max: 27.96
Current: 1.98
1.19
27.96
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 1.14
Beneish M-Score: -1.30
WACC vs ROIC
7.64%
1.23%
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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 14.96
NBL's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
69% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -2.34 vs. NBL: 14.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NBL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.91  Med: 27.9 Max: 49.45
Current: 14.96
-42.91
49.45
Net Margin % -12.87
NBL's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
63% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -4.39 vs. NBL: -12.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NBL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76.69  Med: 16.41 Max: 34.61
Current: -12.87
-76.69
34.61
ROE % -5.96
NBL's ROE % is ranked lower than
64% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -3.31 vs. NBL: -5.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NBL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.59  Med: 8.79 Max: 24.28
Current: -5.96
-23.59
24.28
ROA % -2.68
NBL's ROA % is ranked lower than
56% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -3.08 vs. NBL: -2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NBL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.45  Med: 4.16 Max: 11.63
Current: -2.68
-10.45
11.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -7.54
NBL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
62% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. NBL: -7.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NBL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.19  Med: 7.26 Max: 25.13
Current: -7.54
-10.19
25.13
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -13.30
NBL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
65% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -19.90 vs. NBL: -13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NBL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.2  Med: 10.7 Max: 41.4
Current: -13.3
-16.2
41.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -64.20
NBL's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
94% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -8.70 vs. NBL: -64.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NBL' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.2  Med: 7.1 Max: 63.5
Current: -64.2
-64.2
63.5
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Guru Trades

Q3 2017

NBL Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Joel Greenblatt 21,356 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 2,771,937 sh (+358.73%)
FPA Capital Fund 825,830 sh (+3.67%)
First Pacific Advisors 1,771,821 sh (+2.98%)
Steven Cohen 541,400 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 6,878 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 2,248,500 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital 152,329 sh (-1.19%)
Mario Gabelli 48,000 sh (-2.04%)
Ray Dalio 25,663 sh (-15.81%)
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Q4 2017

NBL Guru Trades in Q4 2017

George Soros 100,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 1,009,385 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 57,645 sh (+169.92%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,254,700 sh (+0.28%)
Diamond Hill Capital 152,329 sh (unchged)
FPA Capital Fund 817,281 sh (-1.04%)
Mario Gabelli 47,000 sh (-2.08%)
First Pacific Advisors 1,610,322 sh (-9.11%)
Ray Dalio 21,404 sh (-16.60%)
David Dreman 5,438 sh (-20.94%)
Steven Cohen 1,000,000 sh (-63.92%)
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Q1 2018

NBL Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Scott Black 59,150 sh (New)
Jim Simons 434,928 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 1,742,007 sh (+72.58%)
Diamond Hill Capital 152,666 sh (+0.22%)
Mario Gabelli 47,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 5,438 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 2,243,947 sh (-0.48%)
First Pacific Advisors 1,540,843 sh (-4.31%)
Ray Dalio 18,319 sh (-14.41%)
Joel Greenblatt 47,359 sh (-17.84%)
FPA Capital Fund 609,420 sh (-25.43%)
Steven Cohen 290,000 sh (-71.00%)
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Q2 2018

NBL Guru Trades in Q2 2018

FPA Capital Fund 374,326 sh (-38.58%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NBL

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
FPA Capital Fund 2018-06-30 Reduce -38.58%2.68%$29.11 - $36.93 $ 34.863%374,326
FPA Capital Fund 2018-03-31 Reduce -25.43%2.14%$25.43 - $33.13 $ 34.8616%609,420
Joel Greenblatt 2018-03-31 Reduce -17.84%$25.43 - $33.13 $ 34.8616%47,359
George Soros 2018-03-31 Sold Out 0.08%$25.43 - $33.13 $ 34.8616%0
FPA Capital Fund 2017-12-31 Reduce -1.04%0.08%$25.54 - $29.54 $ 34.8627%817,281
George Soros 2017-12-31 New Buy0.08%$25.54 - $29.54 $ 34.8627%100,000
Joel Greenblatt 2017-12-31 Add 169.92%0.01%$25.54 - $29.54 $ 34.8627%57,645
Mario Gabelli 2017-12-31 Reduce -2.08%$25.54 - $29.54 $ 34.8627%47,000
David Dreman 2017-12-31 Reduce -20.94%0.02%$25.54 - $29.54 $ 34.8627%5,438
FPA Capital Fund 2017-09-30 Add 3.67%0.27%$23.02 - $29.71 $ 34.8632%825,830
Mario Gabelli 2017-09-30 Reduce -2.04%$23.02 - $29.71 $ 34.8632%48,000
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 New Buy0.01%$23.02 - $29.71 $ 34.8632%21,356
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P    NAICS: 211120    SIC: 1311
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Traded in other countries:NB6.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Noble Energy Inc is an independent energy company. It is engaged in crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs) exploration and production.

Noble Energy is an independent oil and gas producer with key assets in the U.S., Israel, and West Africa. At the end of 2017, the company reported net proven reserves of 2.0 billion barrels of oil equivalent. Net production averaged 381 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2017, at a ratio of 51% oil and natural gas liquids and 49% natural gas.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 33.33
NBL's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 16.64 vs. NBL: 33.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.65
NBL's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. NBL: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
NBL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 1.94 Max: 3.48
Current: 1.65
1.05
3.48
PS Ratio 3.72
NBL's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. NBL: 3.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
NBL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.44  Med: 4.26 Max: 6.05
Current: 3.72
1.44
6.05
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.44
NBL's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
60% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. NBL: 8.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
NBL' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.47  Med: 7.1 Max: 13.09
Current: 8.44
2.47
13.09
EV-to-EBIT -17.43
NBL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.76 vs. NBL: -17.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NBL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -80.4  Med: 13.6 Max: 83.3
Current: -17.43
-80.4
83.3
EV-to-EBITDA 38.07
NBL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
97% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. NBL: 38.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NBL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -424  Med: 8.8 Max: 1718.5
Current: 38.07
-424
1718.5
EV-to-Revenue 5.28
NBL's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
61% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. NBL: 5.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
NBL' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 5.3 Max: 7.2
Current: 5.28
1.7
7.2
Shiller PE Ratio 56.42
NBL's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 13.64 vs. NBL: 56.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
NBL' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.68  Med: 27.63 Max: 58.44
Current: 56.42
13.68
58.44
Current Ratio 1.17
NBL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. NBL: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NBL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.19 Max: 3.81
Current: 1.17
0.6
3.81
Quick Ratio 1.14
NBL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. NBL: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NBL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.16 Max: 3.75
Current: 1.14
0.57
3.75
Days Inventory 21.79
NBL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
53% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 25.31 vs. NBL: 21.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NBL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.39  Med: 29.59 Max: 52.92
Current: 21.79
18.39
52.92
Days Sales Outstanding 33.45
NBL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 48.34 vs. NBL: 33.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NBL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.9  Med: 38.6 Max: 74.8
Current: 33.45
28.9
74.8
Days Payable 387.61
NBL's Days Payable is ranked higher than
88% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 81.91 vs. NBL: 387.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NBL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 132.66  Med: 355.7 Max: 587.06
Current: 387.61
132.66
587.06

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.17
NBL's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
82% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. NBL: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
NBL' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.61
Current: 1.17
0.47
2.61
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -16.20
NBL's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -38.10 vs. NBL: -16.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
NBL' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.4 Max: 63.9
Current: -16.2
0
63.9
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.22
NBL's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
85% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. NBL: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.94
NBL's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
79% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. NBL: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
NBL' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.81 Max: 2.11
Current: 0.94
0.38
2.11
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -10.40
NBL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -11.00 vs. NBL: -10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NBL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.3  Med: -1 Max: 0.5
Current: -10.4
-15.3
0.5

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.96
NBL's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
61% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. NBL: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
NBL' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 2.56 Max: 5.15
Current: 1.96
1.12
5.15
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 26.82
NBL's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
97% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. NBL: 26.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
NBL' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 2.5 Max: 173
Current: 26.82
0.87
173
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.88
NBL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. NBL: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
NBL' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.77 Max: 10.11
Current: 0.88
0.24
10.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -5.74
NBL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
69% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.99 vs. NBL: -5.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
NBL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15  Med: 5.1 Max: 31
Current: -5.74
-15
31
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -6.05
NBL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
60% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.06 vs. NBL: -6.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
NBL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9  Med: 6.75 Max: 25.2
Current: -6.05
-9
25.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,506.00
EPS (TTM) $ -1.25
Beta1.13
Volatility32.38%
52-Week Range $22.99 - 37.76
Shares Outstanding (Mil)484.44

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 4,860 5,604 8,312
EBIT (Mil $) 1,394 1,530 2,820
EBITDA (Mil $) 3,333 3,686 5,510
EPS ($) 1.84 1.59 4.43
EPS without NRI ($) 1.84 1.59 4.43
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
29.82%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.42 0.43 0.44

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 66
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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