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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

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.40
NYSE:PAM's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
61% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.23 vs. NYSE:PAM: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:PAM' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.3 Max: 65.26
Current: 0.4
0
65.26
Equity-to-Asset 0.08
NYSE:PAM's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. NYSE:PAM: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:PAM' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.2 Max: 0.57
Current: 0.08
0.08
0.57
Debt-to-Equity 6.60
NYSE:PAM's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
88% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. NYSE:PAM: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
NYSE:PAM' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.46  Med: 1.32 Max: 6.6
Current: 6.6
-5.46
6.6
Debt-to-EBITDA 3.61
NYSE:PAM's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
58% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. NYSE:PAM: 3.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
NYSE:PAM' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -118.29  Med: 2.18 Max: 5.46
Current: 3.61
-118.29
5.46
Interest Coverage 3.04
NYSE:PAM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
76% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.89 vs. NYSE:PAM: 3.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:PAM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.99 Max: 3.08
Current: 3.04
0.35
3.08
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 1.33
Beneish M-Score: -2.42
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 : 8/10

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history
Operating Margin % 28.76
NYSE:PAM's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
75% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.76 vs. NYSE:PAM: 28.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:PAM' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.75  Med: 5.83 Max: 50.96
Current: 28.76
-29.75
50.96
Net Margin % 5.31
NYSE:PAM's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
60% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.05 vs. NYSE:PAM: 5.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:PAM' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.18  Med: 4.06 Max: 43.13
Current: 5.31
-14.18
43.13
ROE % 21.25
NYSE:PAM's ROE % is ranked higher than
96% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.66 vs. NYSE:PAM: 21.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:PAM' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.65  Med: 5.07 Max: 61.85
Current: 21.25
-30.65
61.85
ROA % 3.00
NYSE:PAM's ROA % is ranked higher than
78% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. NYSE:PAM: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:PAM' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.8  Med: 1.81 Max: 13.32
Current: 3
-6.8
13.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 31.39
NYSE:PAM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
80% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9.73 vs. NYSE:PAM: 31.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:PAM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.73  Med: 10.26 Max: 47.31
Current: 31.39
-12.73
47.31
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 83.50
NYSE:PAM's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. NYSE:PAM: 83.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:PAM' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 15.1 Max: 602.2
Current: 83.5
0
602.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 66.10
NYSE:PAM's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. NYSE:PAM: 66.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:PAM' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -1.1 Max: 264.1
Current: 66.1
0
264.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 66.50
NYSE:PAM's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. NYSE:PAM: 66.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:PAM' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 66.5
Current: 66.5
0
66.5
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Guru Trades

Q3 2017

PAM Guru Trades in Q3 2017

George Soros 100,000 sh (New)
Daniel Loeb 85,000 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 10,698 sh (+12.61%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 120,235 sh (-6.26%)
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Q4 2017

PAM Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Jim Simons 29,100 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 163,000 sh (New)
Daniel Loeb 1,625,000 sh (+1811.76%)
George Soros 100,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 10,428 sh (-2.52%)
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Q1 2018

PAM Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Jim Simons 66,732 sh (+129.32%)
Pioneer Investments 225,000 sh (+38.04%)
Ken Fisher 10,465 sh (+0.35%)
George Soros 100,000 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb 1,100,000 sh (-32.31%)
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Q2 2018

PAM Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Steven Cohen 187,700 sh (New)
George Soros Sold Out
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 202,800 sh (-9.87%)
Ken Fisher 7,200 sh (-31.20%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PAM

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Ken Fisher 2018-06-30 Reduce -31.20%$35.77 - $60.03 $ 35.22-32%7,200
George Soros 2018-06-30 Sold Out 0.11%$35.77 - $60.03 $ 35.22-32%0
Ken Fisher 2018-03-31 Add 0.35%$59 - $71.65 $ 35.22-46%10,465
Ken Fisher 2017-12-31 Reduce -2.52%$60.02 - $71.11 $ 35.22-46%10,428
George Soros 2017-09-30 New Buy0.2%$52.68 - $62.81 $ 35.22-40%100,000
Ken Fisher 2017-09-30 Add 12.61%$52.68 - $62.81 $ 35.22-40%10,698
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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric    NAICS: 221122    SIC: 4911
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Traded in other countries:PAMP.Argentina, 9PAA.Germany, PAMPN.Mexico, PMPAF.USA,
Headquarter Location:Argentina
Pampa Energia SA is an integrated energy company that generates, transmits and distributes electricity in Argentina. It also operates in the oil and gas exploration and production activity through its subsidiary.

Pampa Energia SA is an integrated energy company. The company through its subsidiaries is engaged in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity in Argentina. Pampa also operates in the oil and gas exploration and production activity, through its subsidiary PEPASA, as well as in the gas transportation. In the oil and gas segment, it controls PEPASA, a company with the purpose of supplying the Group's thermal power stations and engaging in oil and gas production and exploration in Argentina. Pampa through Edenor, the electricity distributor in Argentina, distributes electricity to over 2.9 million customers throughout the northern region of Buenos Aires City and northwest of Greater Buenos Aires. Pampa derives its revenue from Argentina.

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Ratios

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history
PE Ratio 37.68
PAM's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 16.12 vs. PAM: 37.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PAM' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.82  Med: 14.86 Max: 3135
Current: 37.68
4.82
3135
Forward PE Ratio 8.82
PAM's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 16.56 vs. PAM: 8.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 9.66
PAM's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. PAM: 9.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PAM' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.15 Max: 10.35
Current: 9.66
0.36
10.35
PS Ratio 1.76
PAM's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. PAM: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PAM' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.77 Max: 4.13
Current: 1.76
0.16
4.13
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 29.47
PAM's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
56% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.65 vs. PAM: 29.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PAM' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.89  Med: 6.76 Max: 122.22
Current: 29.47
1.89
122.22
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.15
PAM's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
71% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.95 vs. PAM: 7.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PAM' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 3.58 Max: 15.95
Current: 7.15
0.89
15.95
EV-to-EBIT 9.69
PAM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.93 vs. PAM: 9.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PAM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.6  Med: 9.2 Max: 120.9
Current: 9.69
-16.6
120.9
EV-to-EBITDA 7.54
PAM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
71% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 10.53 vs. PAM: 7.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PAM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -112.6  Med: 6.4 Max: 19.4
Current: 7.54
-112.6
19.4
EV-to-Revenue 2.33
PAM's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
59% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. PAM: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
PAM' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.6 Max: 7.7
Current: 2.33
0.6
7.7
Shiller PE Ratio 113.27
PAM's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 20.93 vs. PAM: 113.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
PAM' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.25  Med: 101.65 Max: 129.09
Current: 113.27
41.25
129.09
Current Ratio 1.46
PAM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. PAM: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PAM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.06 Max: 15.22
Current: 1.46
0.03
15.22
Quick Ratio 1.35
PAM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. PAM: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PAM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.02 Max: 15.02
Current: 1.35
0.03
15.02
Days Inventory 35.57
PAM's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
67% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 21.52 vs. PAM: 35.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PAM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.47  Med: 6.72 Max: 35.57
Current: 35.57
3.47
35.57
Days Sales Outstanding 105.18
PAM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
87% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 48.56 vs. PAM: 105.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PAM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 51.68  Med: 81.36 Max: 132.52
Current: 105.18
51.68
132.52
Days Payable 184.35
PAM's Days Payable is ranked higher than
88% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 61.37 vs. PAM: 184.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PAM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.95  Med: 129.89 Max: 318.22
Current: 184.35
57.95
318.22

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -11.70
PAM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. PAM: -11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PAM' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -533.6  Med: -8.9 Max: 4.9
Current: -11.7
-533.6
4.9

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 11.44
PAM's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
85% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. PAM: 11.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PAM' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 2.77 Max: 475
Current: 11.44
0.58
475
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 10.64
PAM's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
87% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. PAM: 10.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PAM' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.57 Max: 24.62
Current: 10.64
0.31
24.62
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.25
PAM's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. PAM: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PAM' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.11 Max: 39
Current: 2.25
0.24
39
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.16
PAM's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
73% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. PAM: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
PAM' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.06 Max: 30.52
Current: 2.16
0
30.52
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 10.33
PAM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
73% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.37 vs. PAM: 10.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PAM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.7  Med: 8.5 Max: 31.4
Current: 10.33
-30.7
31.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 19.95
PAM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. PAM: 19.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
PAM' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.7  Med: 9.85 Max: 19.95
Current: 19.95
-4.7
19.95

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,882.65
EPS (TTM) $ 2.25
Beta1.62
Volatility47.03%
52-Week Range $24.93 - 72.98
Shares Outstanding (Mil)73.24 (ADR)

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 2,519 2,563 2,606
EBIT (Mil $) 1,002 1,017 1,015
EBITDA (Mil $) 982 986 1,040
EPS ($) 5.28 4.41 4.35
EPS without NRI ($) 5.28 4.41 4.35
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 5.46 0.45 0.62

Piotroski F-Score Details

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

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