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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

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.

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

GLD Guru Trades in Q3 2014

First Eagle Investment 3,771,322 sh (+2.79%)
Richard Snow 3,770 sh (+2.17%)
John Hussman 2,000 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 10,234,852 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners 229,700 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 12,244 sh (-70.19%)
Jana Partners 700 sh (-80.56%)
Steven Cohen 15,300 sh (-83.51%)
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Q4 2014

GLD Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ken Fisher 2,457 sh (New)
David Dreman 800 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 300,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 2,000 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow 3,770 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 10,234,852 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 3,769,699 sh (-0.04%)
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Q1 2015

GLD Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 3,000 sh (New)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 634,500 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 4,142,447 sh (+9.89%)
John Paulson 10,234,852 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow 3,770 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 2,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
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Q2 2015

GLD Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Stanley Druckenmiller 2,880,000 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 2,545 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 4,678,079 sh (+12.93%)
Caxton Associates 1,500,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 520,000 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow 3,770 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 2,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Paulson 9,234,852 sh (-9.77%)
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