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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.21
ABX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
61% of the 2506 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. ABX: 0.21 )
ABX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 3.49
Current: 0.21

0.15
3.49
Equity to Asset 0.35
ABX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 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
60% of the 1387 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: 72.13
Current: 7.85

3.91
72.13
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.41
M-Score: -2.53
WACC vs ROIC
14.77%
9.96%
WACC
ROIC
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 25.39
ABX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1500 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. ABX: 25.39 )
ABX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -73.72   Max: 46.87
Current: 25.39

-73.72
46.87
Net-margin (%) -29.35
ABX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1500 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.03 vs. ABX: -29.35 )
ABX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -82.86   Max: 32.56
Current: -29.35

-82.86
32.56
ROE (%) -23.80
ABX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 2461 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -7.65 vs. ABX: -23.80 )
ABX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -61.01   Max: 21.08
Current: -23.8

-61.01
21.08
ROA (%) -8.25
ABX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2533 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.83 vs. ABX: -8.25 )
ABX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -25.4   Max: 11.38
Current: -8.25

-25.4
11.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.63
ABX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2494 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -7.72 vs. ABX: 11.63 )
ABX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -24.37   Max: 30.81
Current: 11.63

-24.37
30.81
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.00
ABX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ABX: 5.00 )
ABX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34.6   Max: 44
Current: 5

-34.6
44
» ABX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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%)
John Griffin 4,520,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 700,000 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

Jim Simons 3,773,803 sh (New)
John Rogers 322,268 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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Q3 2014

ABX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 6,408,803 sh (+69.82%)
Ray Dalio 1,108,600 sh (+44.84%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 21,135,354 sh (+1.71%)
John Buckingham 261,133 sh (+0.66%)
John Rogers 322,268 sh (unchged)
George Soros 483,570 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 800,500 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 155,480 sh (-1.73%)
David Dreman 1,394 sh (-2.72%)
John Hussman 1,950,000 sh (-4.88%)
NWQ Managers 62,000 sh (-6.45%)
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Q4 2014

ABX Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 130,171 sh (New)
Jim Simons 13,922,603 sh (+117.24%)
Ray Dalio 1,665,700 sh (+50.25%)
John Hussman 2,750,000 sh (+41.03%)
David Dreman 1,767 sh (+26.76%)
Mario Gabelli 156,480 sh (+0.64%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 21,176,857 sh (+0.2%)
Steven Cohen 700,000 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 322,268 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
NWQ Managers Sold Out
John Buckingham 195,304 sh (-25.21%)
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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 2014-12-31 Add 41.03%0.84%$10.17 - $14.7 $ 13.026%2750000
Ray Dalio 2014-12-31 Add 50.25%0.05%$10.17 - $14.7 $ 13.026%1665700
George Soros 2014-12-31 Sold Out 0.05%$10.17 - $14.7 $ 13.026%0
NWQ Managers 2014-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$10.17 - $14.7 $ 13.026%0
David Dreman 2014-12-31 Add 26.76%$10.17 - $14.7 $ 13.026%1767
John Hussman 2014-09-30 Reduce -4.88%0.14%$15 - $19.29 $ 13.02-27%1950000
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 Add 44.84%0.04%$15 - $19.29 $ 13.02-27%1108600
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Add 382.35%2.3%$15.69 - $18.93 $ 13.02-25%2050000
George Soros 2014-06-30 Reduce -92.86%1.11%$15.69 - $18.93 $ 13.02-25%483570
John Griffin 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.89%$15.69 - $18.93 $ 13.02-25%0
NWQ Managers 2014-06-30 Reduce -98.68%0.77%$15.69 - $18.93 $ 13.02-25%66274
John Rogers 2014-06-30 New Buy0.07%$15.69 - $18.93 $ 13.02-25%322268
Third Avenue Management 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.07%$15.69 - $18.93 $ 13.02-25%0
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 58.73%0.01%$15.69 - $18.93 $ 13.02-25%158210
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Reduce -47.18%$15.69 - $18.93 $ 13.02-25%1433
John Hussman 2014-03-31 Reduce -46.88%0.47%$17.11 - $21.23 $ 13.02-32%425000
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 11.79
ABX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ABX: 11.79 )
N/A
P/B 1.57
ABX's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. ABX: 1.57 )
ABX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 4.21
Current: 1.57

0.81
4.21
P/S 1.58
ABX's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ABX: 1.58 )
ABX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 7.71
Current: 1.58

1.03
7.71
POCF 5.66
ABX's POCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ABX: 5.66 )
ABX' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.57   Max: 30.96
Current: 5.66

2.57
30.96
EV-to-EBIT 12.64
ABX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
94% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ABX: 12.64 )
ABX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -21.7   Max: 68.3
Current: 12.64

-21.7
68.3
Current Ratio 2.75
ABX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 2509 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. ABX: 2.75 )
ABX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 5.72
Current: 2.75

1.21
5.72
Quick Ratio 1.64
ABX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 2507 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. ABX: 1.64 )
ABX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 4.72
Current: 1.64

0.72
4.72
Days Inventory 141.79
ABX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
85% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ABX: 141.79 )
ABX' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 58.59   Max: 145.6
Current: 141.79

58.59
145.6
Days Sales Outstanding 6.80
ABX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
96% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ABX: 6.80 )
ABX' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 34.16
Current: 6.8

2.4
34.16

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.54
ABX's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
59% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. ABX: 1.54 )
ABX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 5.52
Current: 1.54

0.59
5.52
Dividend growth (3y) 6.20
ABX's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
84% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. ABX: 6.20 )
ABX' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -9.4   Max: 40
Current: 6.2

-9.4
40
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.61
ABX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
52% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. ABX: 2.61 )
ABX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 9.01
Current: 2.61

0.96
9.01
Share Buyback Rate -1.20
ABX's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 1937 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -9.40 vs. ABX: -1.20 )
ABX' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 27.8   Max: -55.6
Current: -1.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.92
ABX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
72% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. ABX: 2.92 )
ABX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 5.19
Current: 2.92

1.5
5.19
Price/DCF (Projected) 8.87
ABX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ABX: 8.87 )
ABX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 15.71
Current: 8.87

1.7
15.71
Price/Median PS Value 0.37
ABX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ABX: 0.37 )
ABX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 9.86
Current: 0.37

0.28
9.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.90
ABX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2490 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.20 vs. ABX: 7.90 )
ABX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 17.7
Current: 7.9

1.5
17.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 25.71
ABX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
94% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -1.22 vs. ABX: 25.71 )
ABX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.5   Max: 26.3
Current: 25.71

-11.5
26.3

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
Compare:EGO, GG, NMCEF, IAG, NCMGY » details
Traded in other countries:ABX.Canada, ABR.Germany, ABXN.Mexico, ABX.Argentina, ABX.Switzerland,
Barrick Gold Corp was incorporated in July 14, 1984. The Company is engaged in the production and sale of gold and copper, as well as related activities such as exploration and mine development. The Company's producing gold mines are concentrated in seven operating units; Goldstrike, Cortez, Pueblo Viejo, Lagunas Norte, Veladero, North America - Other and Australia Pacific. It also holds a 73.9% equity interest in African Barrick Gold plc. Its Copper business unit contains producing copper mines located in Chile and Zambia and a mine under construction located in Saudi Arabia. It also have one project located in South America. The Company sells gold and copper production in the international market. It also holds interests in oil and gas properties located in Canada.
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