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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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.19
ABX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 2482 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 285.90 vs. ABX: 0.19 )
ABX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 3.49
Current: 0.19

0.15
3.49
Equity to Asset 0.35
ABX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 1302 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. ABX: 0.35 )
ABX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.35

0.34
0.86
Interest Coverage 7.85
ABX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 1388 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. ABX: 7.85 )
ABX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.91   Max: 101.84
Current: 7.85

3.91
101.84
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.43
M-Score: -2.77
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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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 29.98
ABX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. ABX: 29.98 )
ABX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -73.72   Max: 46.63
Current: 29.98

-73.72
46.63
Net-margin (%) -82.86
ABX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1313 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -3.18 vs. ABX: -82.86 )
ABX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -82.86   Max: 31.33
Current: -82.86

-82.86
31.33
ROE (%) -76.60
ABX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 2408 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -10.66 vs. ABX: -76.60 )
ABX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -76.6   Max: 19.19
Current: -76.6

-76.6
19.19
ROA (%) -27.68
ABX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 2488 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.51 vs. ABX: -27.68 )
ABX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -27.68   Max: 9.83
Current: -27.68

-27.68
9.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.46
ABX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2406 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -10.79 vs. ABX: 16.46 )
ABX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -27.03   Max: 25.11
Current: 16.46

-27.03
25.11
Revenue Growth (%) 7.20
ABX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. ABX: 7.20 )
ABX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -35   Max: 45.9
Current: 7.2

-35
45.9
» ABX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

ABX Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 932,803 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,013,200 sh (+476.15%)
Caxton Associates 100,000 sh (+33.33%)
Mario Gabelli 99,860 sh (+10.35%)
John Buckingham 267,336 sh (+4.47%)
Ray Dalio 479,500 sh (+0.06%)
Steven Cohen 1,600,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros 1,920,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 1,250,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 50,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 2,430,000 sh (unchged)
T Boone Pickens Sold Out
NWQ Managers 5,252,431 sh (-12.18%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,285,108 sh (-28.99%)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (-85%)
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Q4 2013

ABX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

David Dreman 2,542 sh (New)
George Soros 6,300,100 sh (New)
John Griffin 4,520,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 22,824 sh (New)
Third Avenue Management 249,447 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 20,516,213 sh (+797.82%)
John Hussman 800,000 sh (+433.33%)
Ray Dalio 866,200 sh (+80.65%)
George Soros 2,020,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 1,300,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 99,360 sh (-0.5%)
NWQ Managers 5,214,479 sh (-0.72%)
John Buckingham 249,389 sh (-6.71%)
Steven Cohen 12,571 sh (-98.76%)
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Q1 2014

ABX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 110,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 36,656 sh (+191.59%)
George Soros 6,770,100 sh (+7.46%)
David Dreman 2,713 sh (+6.73%)
John Buckingham 256,511 sh (+2.86%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 20,688,125 sh (+0.84%)
Mario Gabelli 99,675 sh (+0.32%)
Steven Cohen 700,000 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 4,520,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
NWQ Managers 5,008,980 sh (-3.94%)
Third Avenue Management 205,069 sh (-17.79%)
Ray Dalio 706,300 sh (-18.46%)
John Hussman 425,000 sh (-46.88%)
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Q2 2014

ABX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Rogers 322,268 sh (New)
Jim Simons 3,773,803 sh (New)
John Hussman 2,050,000 sh (+382.35%)
Mario Gabelli 158,210 sh (+58.73%)
Ray Dalio 765,400 sh (+8.37%)
John Buckingham 259,414 sh (+1.13%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 20,779,848 sh (+0.44%)
Steven Cohen 700,000 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
John Griffin Sold Out
David Dreman 1,433 sh (-47.18%)
George Soros 483,570 sh (-92.86%)
NWQ Managers 66,274 sh (-98.68%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ABX

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Add 382.35%2.3%$15.69 - $18.93 $ 17.863%2050000
George Soros 2014-06-30 Reduce -92.86%1.11%$15.69 - $18.93 $ 17.863%483570
John Griffin 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.89%$15.69 - $18.93 $ 17.863%0
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 58.73%0.01%$15.69 - $18.93 $ 17.863%158210
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Reduce -47.18%$15.69 - $18.93 $ 17.863%1433
John Hussman 2014-03-31 Reduce -46.88%0.47%$17.11 - $21.23 $ 17.86-7%425000
George Soros 2013-12-31 New Buy0.94%$15.4 - $20.5 $ 17.861%6300100
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Add 797.82%0.87%$15.4 - $20.5 $ 17.861%20516213
John Griffin 2013-12-31 New Buy0.82%$15.4 - $20.5 $ 17.861%4520000
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Add 433.33%0.81%$15.4 - $20.5 $ 17.861%800000
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 80.65%0.05%$15.4 - $20.5 $ 17.861%866200
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy$15.4 - $20.5 $ 17.861%2542
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Reduce -85%0.61%$13.76 - $20.43 $ 17.861%150000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Reduce -28.99%0.05%$13.76 - $20.43 $ 17.861%2285108
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 1.60
ABX's P/B is ranked higher than
70% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. ABX: 1.60 )
ABX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 4.23
Current: 1.6

0.81
4.23
P/S 1.80
ABX's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ABX: 1.80 )
ABX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 7.7
Current: 1.8

1.04
7.7
EV-to-EBIT 13.58
ABX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
94% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ABX: 13.58 )
ABX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.5   Max: 68.9
Current: 13.58

7.5
68.9
Current Ratio 2.87
ABX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. ABX: 2.87 )
ABX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 5.72
Current: 2.87

1.21
5.72
Quick Ratio 1.71
ABX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 1809 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. ABX: 1.71 )
ABX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 4.72
Current: 1.71

0.72
4.72

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.10
ABX's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
65% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. ABX: 1.10 )
ABX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 5.54
Current: 1.1

0.59
5.54
Dividend growth (3y) 7.70
ABX's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
80% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. ABX: 7.70 )
ABX' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -9.1   Max: 41.4
Current: 7.7

-9.1
41.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.88
ABX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
57% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. ABX: 1.88 )
ABX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 9.46
Current: 1.88

1.01
9.46
Share Buyback Rate -0.80
ABX's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 2002 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -11.80 vs. ABX: -0.80 )
ABX' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 28.9   Max: -58.1
Current: -0.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.80
ABX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
71% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. ABX: 2.80 )
ABX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 6.28
Current: 2.8

1.48
6.28
Price/DCF (Projected) 27.10
ABX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ABX: 27.10 )
ABX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.18   Max: 18.84
Current: 27.1

1.18
18.84
Price/Median PS Value 0.40
ABX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ABX: 0.40 )
ABX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 4.54
Current: 0.4

0.27
4.54
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.60
ABX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. ABX: 7.60 )
ABX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 13.4
Current: 7.6

1.5
13.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -4.84
ABX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2095 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -13.46 vs. ABX: -4.84 )
ABX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -7.4   Max: 27.7
Current: -4.84

-7.4
27.7

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
Compare:EGO, GG, NMCEF, IAG, NCMGY » details
Traded in other countries:ABX.Canada, ABR.Germany
Barrick Gold Corporation produces and sells gold and copper. The Company business activities also includes exploration and mine development. It holds interests in oil and gas properties located in Canada.
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