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Diamondback Energy (Diamondback Energy) Financial Strength

: 6 (As of Dec. 2023)
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Diamondback Energy has the Financial Strength Rank of 6.

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). The higher, the better.
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better.
3. Altman Z-Score.

Diamondback Energy's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 32.57. Diamondback Energy's debt to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 0.77. As of today, Diamondback Energy's Altman Z-Score is 2.79.


Competitive Comparison

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Diamondback Energy Financial Strength Distribution

For the Oil & Gas industry and Energy sector, Diamondback Energy's Financial Strength distribution charts can be found below:

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Diamondback Energy Financial Strength Calculation

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is. It is based on these factors

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest Coverage (current year). The higher, the better.

Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense:

Diamondback Energy's Interest Expense for the months ended in Dec. 2023 was $-37 Mil. Its Operating Income for the months ended in Dec. 2023 was $1,205 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was $6,641 Mil.

Diamondback Energy's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is

Interest Coverage=-1*Operating Income (Q: Dec. 2023 )/Interest Expense (Q: Dec. 2023 )
=-1*1205/-37
=32.57

The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is.

2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better.

Diamondback Energy's Debt to Revenue Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is

Debt to Revenue Ratio=Total Debt (Q: Dec. 2023 ) / Revenue
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / Revenue
=(160 + 6641) / 8868
=0.77

3. Altman Z-Score.

Z-Score model is an accurate forecaster of failure up to two years prior to distress. It can be considered the assessment of the distress of industrial corporations.

The zones of discrimination were as such:

When Z-Score is less than 1.81, it is in Distress Zones.
When Z-Score is greater than 2.99, it is in Safe Zones.
When Z-Score is between 1.81 and 2.99, it is in Grey Zones.

Diamondback Energy has a Z-score of 2.79, indicating it is in Grey Zones. This implies that Diamondback Energy is in some kind of financial stress. If it is below 1.81, the company may faces bankrupcy risk.

Warning Sign:

Altman Z-score of 2.79 is in the grey area. This implies that the company is under some kind of financial stress. If it is below 1.8, the company may face bankruptcy risk.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Diamondback Energy  (NAS:FANG) Financial Strength Explanation

The maximum rank is 10. Companies with rank 7 or higher will be unlikely to fall into distressed situations. Companies with rank of 3 or less are likely in financial distress.

Diamondback Energy has the Financial Strength Rank of 6.


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Diamondback Energy (Diamondback Energy) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
500 West Texas Avenue, Suite 1200, Midland, TX, USA, 79701
Diamondback Energy is an independent oil and gas producer in the United States. The company operates exclusively in the Permian Basin. At the end of 2022, the company reported net proven reserves of 2 billion barrels of oil equivalent. Net production averaged about 386,000 barrels per day in 2022, at a ratio of 58% oil, 21% natural gas liquids, and 21% natural gas.
Executives
Van't Hof Matthew Kaes officer: Sr. VP - Strategy & Corp Dev 500 WEST TEXAS, SUITE 1200, MIDLAND TX 79701
David L Houston director 14313 NORTH MAY AVENUE, OKLAHOMA CITY OK 73134
Matt Zmigrosky officer: Exec. VP and General Counsel 500 WEST TEXAS AVENUE, SUITE 1200, MIDLAND TX 79701
Steven E West director 411 WEST PUTNAM AVE., SUITE 125, GREENWICH CT 06830
Daniel N Wesson officer: Exec. VP - Operations 500 WEST TEXAS AVENUE, SUITE 1200, MIDLAND TX 79701
Travis D. Stice director, officer: Chief Executive Officer 500 WEST TEXAS, SUITE 1225, MIDLAND TX 79701
Frank D. Tsuru director 500 WEST TEXAS AVENUE, SUITE 1200, MIDLAND TX 79701
Rebecca A Klein director 1411 E MISSION AVE, SPOKANE WA 99202
Teresa L. Dick officer: CFO, Exec. VP, Assist. Sec. 500 WEST TEXAS, SUITE 1225, MIDLAND TX 79701
Jennifer Soliman officer: Sr. VP and Chief HR Officer 500 WEST TEXAS, SUITE 1200, MIDLAND TX 79701
Russell Pantermuehl officer: Exec. VP Reservoir Engineering 500 WEST TEXAS, SUITE 1225, MIDLAND TX 79701
Michael P Cross director 515 CENTRAL PARK, OKLAHOMA CITY OK 73101
Thomas F. Hawkins officer: Sr. VP - Land 500 WEST TEXAS, SUITE 1200, MIDLAND TX 79701
Stephanie K. Mains director C/O GATES INDUSTRIAL CORPORATION PLC, 1144 FIFTEENTH STREET, SUITE 1400, DENVER CO 80202
Vincent K Brooks director 900 POLO CLUB DRIVE, AUSTIN TX 78737