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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 : 9/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt No Debt
AAU's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 2427 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 312.44 vs. AAU: No Debt )
AAU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.98
AAU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 1268 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. AAU: 0.98 )
AAU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 1
Current: 0.98

0.81
1
Interest Coverage No Debt
AAU's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
83% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. AAU: No Debt )
AAU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 70.18
M-Score: -3.27
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 : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) -1868.18
AAU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1270 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. AAU: -1868.18 )
AAU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -11842.86   Max: 2816.87
Current: -1868.18

-11842.86
2816.87
Net-margin (%) -2889.55
AAU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1269 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -3.10 vs. AAU: -2889.55 )
AAU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -13309.52   Max: 2929.72
Current: -2889.55

-13309.52
2929.72
ROE (%) -13.27
AAU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2314 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -10.83 vs. AAU: -13.27 )
AAU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -59.4   Max: 13.68
Current: -13.27

-59.4
13.68
ROA (%) -12.98
AAU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2400 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.56 vs. AAU: -12.98 )
AAU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -58.47   Max: 13.53
Current: -12.98

-58.47
13.53
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -16.00
AAU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2322 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -10.92 vs. AAU: -16.00 )
AAU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -83.54   Max: 55.78
Current: -16

-83.54
55.78
EBITDA Growth (%) 6.30
AAU's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1417 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. AAU: 6.30 )
AAU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -37   Max: 44.2
Current: 6.3

-37
44.2
EPS Growth (%) 12.60
AAU's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1412 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. AAU: 12.60 )
AAU' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -42.8   Max: 51.8
Current: 12.6

-42.8
51.8
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Ratios

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P/B 2.00
AAU's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 2632 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. AAU: 2.00 )
AAU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 9.29
Current: 2

0.75
9.29
P/S 437.90
AAU's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 2632 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AAU: 437.90 )
AAU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0   Max: 422.7
Current: 437.9

0
422.7
EV-to-EBIT -20.20
AAU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 2632 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AAU: -20.20 )
AAU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 115.6   Max: 127.3
Current: -20.2

115.6
127.3
Current Ratio 14.26
AAU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 2426 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. AAU: 14.26 )
AAU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.39   Max: 189.19
Current: 14.26

1.39
189.19
Quick Ratio 13.93
AAU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 2422 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. AAU: 13.93 )
AAU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 185.15
Current: 13.93

1.05
185.15

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 10.80
AAU's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
90% of the 2632 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AAU: 10.80 )
AAU' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.88   Max: 29.8
Current: 10.8

2.88
29.8
Price/Net Current Asset Value 9.30
AAU's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 2630 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AAU: 9.30 )
AAU' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.78   Max: 37.5
Current: 9.3

2.78
37.5
Price/Tangible Book 2.10
AAU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 2632 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. AAU: 2.10 )
AAU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 7.74
Current: 2.1

0.45
7.74
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
AAU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 2632 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AAU: 0.70 )
AAU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 6.89
Current: 0.7

0.13
6.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.60
AAU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. AAU: 4.60 )
AAU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 6.1
Current: 4.6

0.8
6.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -6.88
AAU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -13.79 vs. AAU: -6.88 )
AAU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.5   Max: 4389.9
Current: -6.88

-4.5
4389.9

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
Compare:BHP, RIO, CLF, XSRAY, AAUKY » details
Traded in other countries:AMM.Canada, A4E.Germany
Almaden Minerals, Ltd., was created by amalgamation under the laws of the Province of British Columbia of its predecessor companies, Almaden Resources Corporation and Fairfield Minerals Ltd., effective December 31, 2001. The Company is engaged in the business of the acquisition, exploration and when warranted, development of mineral properties. It mainly explores for gold, silver, and copper deposits. The Company has property interests in Canada, United States and Mexico. The Company has two principal property interests, both in Mexico, the Tuligtic prospect (100% interest) which includes the Ixtaca zone, and the El Cobre copper-gold prospect (100% interest). The Company faces competition from other mining exploration companies with operations similar to those of the Company's.
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Almaden Minerals' Ixtaca project in Mexico yields positive PEA Apr 16 2014
Almaden Announces Positive PEA for the Ixtaca Gold-Silver Deposit, Mexico Apr 16 2014
ALMADEN MINERALS LTD Financials Apr 05 2014
Almaden Provides Exploration Update for the Ixtaca Gold-Silver Zone of the Tuligtic Project, Mexico Apr 01 2014
Almaden Files Form 20-F Documentation Mar 31 2014
Almaden Website Service Interruption Mar 24 2014
Almaden Files 43-101 Resource Update Technical Report for the Tuligtic Project, Mexico Feb 28 2014
Outperforming Junior Gold Miners Feb 05 2014
Almaden Minerals reports 1.35M gold equivalent ounces at Ixtaca Zone Jan 22 2014
Almaden Announces Updated Mineral Resource Estimate for the Ixtaca Gold-Silver Zone of the Tuligtic... Jan 22 2014
Almaden infill drilling on Main Zone hits 92.5 meters of 1.48 g/t Au at Ixtaca Jan 22 2014
Almaden Infill Drilling on Main Zone, Hits 92.50 Meters of 1.48 g/t Au, 91.1 g/t Ag (3.3 g/t AuEq)... Jan 22 2014
Almaden Tuligtic Main Zone drill hits 12.6 meters of 3.76 g/t Au, 300.6 g/t Ag Jan 16 2014

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