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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.28
PAM's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. PAM: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PAM' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.29 Max: 65.26
Current: 0.28
0
65.26
Equity-to-Asset 0.15
PAM's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. PAM: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PAM' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.2 Max: 0.57
Current: 0.15
0.08
0.57
Debt-to-Equity 2.67
PAM's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
87% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. PAM: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
PAM' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.46  Med: 1.28 Max: 4.9
Current: 2.67
-5.46
4.9
Interest Coverage 1.36
PAM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
92% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.87 vs. PAM: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PAM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 2.21 Max: 3.46
Current: 1.36
0.53
3.46
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 1.59
Beneish M-Score: -0.47
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 : 7/10

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history
Operating Margin % 13.17
PAM's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
59% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 13.94 vs. PAM: 13.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PAM' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.19  Med: 11.53 Max: 51.27
Current: 13.17
-10.19
51.27
Net Margin % 3.46
PAM's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
73% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.76 vs. PAM: 3.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PAM' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.18  Med: 4.06 Max: 43.13
Current: 3.46
-14.18
43.13
ROE % 18.71
PAM's ROE % is ranked higher than
78% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.61 vs. PAM: 18.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PAM' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.65  Med: 5.07 Max: 61.85
Current: 18.71
-30.65
61.85
ROA % 2.56
PAM's ROA % is ranked lower than
64% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. PAM: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PAM' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.8  Med: 1.81 Max: 13.32
Current: 2.56
-6.8
13.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 19.43
PAM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
70% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 10.07 vs. PAM: 19.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PAM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.73  Med: 10.7 Max: 47.57
Current: 19.43
-12.73
47.57
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 64.40
PAM's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. PAM: 64.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PAM' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 11.15 Max: 602.2
Current: 64.4
0
602.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 32.80
PAM's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. PAM: 32.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PAM' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.1  Med: 53.1 Max: 264.1
Current: 32.8
-1.1
264.1
GuruFocus has detected 6 Warning Signs with Pampa Energia SA $PAM.
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

PAM Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Caxton Associates 244,454 sh (+9.52%)
George Soros 108,440 sh (-12.53%)
Jim Simons 84,400 sh (-58.46%)
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Q4 2016

PAM Guru Trades in Q4 2016

George Soros Sold Out
Jim Simons 53,800 sh (-36.26%)
Caxton Associates 47,370 sh (-80.62%)
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Q1 2017

PAM Guru Trades in Q1 2017

George Soros 25,338 sh (New)
John Burbank 7,500 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 144,670 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,326 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 47,370 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 10,800 sh (-79.93%)
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Q2 2017

PAM Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Ken Fisher 9,500 sh (New)
George Soros Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 128,265 sh (-11.34%)
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Insider Trades

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Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 New Buy$53.45 - $64.95 $ 60.512%9,500
George Soros 2017-06-30 Sold Out 0.04%$53.45 - $64.95 $ 60.512%0
George Soros 2017-03-31 New Buy0.04%$36 - $55 $ 60.5131%25,338
George Soros 2016-12-31 Sold Out 0.13%$31.52 - $36.69 $ 60.5178%0
George Soros 2016-09-30 Reduce -12.53%0.01%$25.06 - $32.4 $ 60.51117%108,440
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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric    NAICS: 221122    SIC: 4911
Compare:BUE:CEPU, BUE:EDN, BUE:TRAN, BUE:PETR, BUE:CECO2 » details
Traded in other countries:PAMP.Argentina, 9PAA.Germany, 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 was incorporatd on February 20, 1945. The Company is an integrated electricity company which, through its subsidiaries and joint ventures, is engaged in of the electricity generation, transmission, distribution and oil & gas in Argentina. Its business segment includes generation, transmission and distribution. In the generation business, the Company has an installed capacity of approximately 2,217 MW, which accounts for approximately 7.1% of the installed capacity in Argentina. In the transmission business, the Company joint-controls Citelec, which is the controlling company of Transener, that performs the operation and maintenance of the high-tension transmission network in Argentina which covers 12,214 km of lines of its own, as well as 6,159 km of high-tension lines belonging to Transba in the province of Buenos Aires. Both companies together carry 90% of the electricity in Argentina. In the distribution business, the Company, through Edenor, distributes electricity among over 2.8 million customers throughout the northern region of Buenos Aires City, the north and northwest of Greater Buenos Aires. In other sectors, the Company conducts financial investment operations, oil and gas exploration and exploitation, and it keeps investments in other companies that have complementary activities.

Ratios

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PE Ratio 42.99
PAM's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.55 vs. PAM: 42.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PAM' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.82  Med: 13.92 Max: 3135
Current: 42.99
4.82
3135
PE Ratio without NRI 42.99
PAM's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
93% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.75 vs. PAM: 42.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
PAM' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.81  Med: 13.5 Max: 209
Current: 42.99
4.81
209
PB Ratio 5.86
PAM's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. PAM: 5.86 )
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: 6.23
Current: 5.86
0.36
6.23
PS Ratio 1.45
PAM's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. PAM: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PAM' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.72 Max: 14.4
Current: 1.45
0.16
14.4
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 11.75
PAM's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.87 vs. PAM: 11.75 )
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: 3.47 Max: 57.6
Current: 11.75
0.89
57.6
EV-to-EBIT 14.63
PAM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.57 vs. PAM: 14.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PAM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.6  Med: 9.1 Max: 120.9
Current: 14.63
-16.6
120.9
EV-to-EBITDA 8.62
PAM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
63% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 10.35 vs. PAM: 8.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PAM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -112.6  Med: 5.9 Max: 19.4
Current: 8.62
-112.6
19.4
EV-to-Revenue 1.96
PAM's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
55% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. PAM: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
PAM' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.5 Max: 11.9
Current: 1.96
0.6
11.9
Shiller PE Ratio 127.20
PAM's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 23.28 vs. PAM: 127.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
PAM' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.25  Med: 103.03 Max: 131.21
Current: 127.2
41.25
131.21
Current Ratio 1.26
PAM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. PAM: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PAM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.98 Max: 15.22
Current: 1.26
0.03
15.22
Quick Ratio 1.09
PAM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. PAM: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PAM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.96 Max: 15.02
Current: 1.09
0.03
15.02
Days Inventory 26.57
PAM's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 21.15 vs. PAM: 26.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PAM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.41  Med: 6.72 Max: 26.57
Current: 26.57
3.41
26.57
Days Sales Outstanding 69.37
PAM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
80% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 49.54 vs. PAM: 69.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PAM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 51.68  Med: 89.33 Max: 139.79
Current: 69.37
51.68
139.79
Days Payable 124.41
PAM's Days Payable is ranked higher than
80% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 64.35 vs. PAM: 124.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PAM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.53  Med: 125.88 Max: 318.22
Current: 124.41
57.53
318.22

Buy Back

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industry
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history
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.20
PAM's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. PAM: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PAM' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 0.2
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -11.80
PAM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -2.80 vs. PAM: -11.80 )
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: -4.45 Max: 4.9
Current: -11.8
-533.6
4.9

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 6.91
PAM's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
92% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. PAM: 6.91 )
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: 2.43 Max: 475
Current: 6.91
0.58
475
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.99
PAM's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. PAM: 1.99 )
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: 0.26  Med: 0.98 Max: 39
Current: 1.99
0.26
39
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.63
PAM's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
96% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. PAM: 3.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
PAM' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.04 Max: 7.82
Current: 3.63
0.49
7.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.84
PAM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
60% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.48 vs. PAM: 6.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PAM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.7  Med: 7.5 Max: 31.4
Current: 6.84
-30.7
31.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,427.50
EPS (TTM) $ 1.47
Beta1.16
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $30.07 - 65.51
Shares Outstanding (Mil)73.46 (ADR)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Pampa Energía S.A. Announces Commissioning of the New Thermal Power Plant Parque Pilar Aug 31 2017 
Pampa Energía S.A. announces the results for the six-month period and quarter ended on June 30, 201 Aug 11 2017 
Agreement with the Government of Neuquén to Continue Developing Rincón del Mangrullo Block Aug 01 2017 
Pampa Energía S.A Announces Compensation Agreements for the Senior Management Jun 05 2017 
Pampa Energía S.A. Announces Results for the Quarter Ended on March 31, 2017 May 11 2017 
Pampa Energia Informs the Market that it has Filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the Fiscal Yea Apr 28 2017 
Manning & Napier Advisors Buys Pampa Energia Apr 12 2017 
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