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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 0.45
AKG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 1396 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. AKG: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AKG' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.45
F-Score: 1
Z-Score: 1.17
M-Score: 33.64
WACC vs ROIC
14.17%
-1.90%
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
ROE (%) -1.53
AKG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -10.15 vs. AKG: -1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AKG' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -177.55  Med: -13.96 Max: -0.79
Current: -1.53
-177.55
-0.79
ROA (%) -1.06
AKG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.55 vs. AKG: -1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AKG' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -162.57  Med: -13.77 Max: -0.75
Current: -1.06
-162.57
-0.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2.27
AKG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1362 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -11.32 vs. AKG: -2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AKG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -289.48  Med: -36.22 Max: -3.14
Current: -2.27
-289.48
-3.14
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -45.50
AKG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -15.90 vs. AKG: -45.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AKG' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -12.40 Max: 253
Current: -45.5
0
253
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -51.10
AKG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -18.90 vs. AKG: -51.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AKG' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -90.2  Med: -13.50 Max: 210.4
Current: -51.1
-90.2
210.4
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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

AKG Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Donald Smith 369,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 122,200 sh (+58.91%)
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Q3 2015

AKG Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Mario Gabelli 180,500 sh (New)
Donald Smith 1,247,539 sh (+237.26%)
Jim Simons 146,300 sh (+19.72%)
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Q4 2015

AKG Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Donald Smith 2,000,000 sh (+60.32%)
Jim Simons 214,200 sh (+46.41%)
Mario Gabelli 180,500 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2016

AKG Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 1,122,469 sh (+424.03%)
Mario Gabelli 210,300 sh (+16.51%)
Donald Smith 2,009,754 sh (+0.49%)
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
Compare:TSX:NGD, LSE:ACA, TSX:OGC, SHSE:600988, TSX:AGI, TSX:BTO » details
Traded in other countries:AKG.Canada, B7U.Germany,
Asanko Gold Inc is engaged in the exploration and development of gold projects. The Company's portfolio includes Asanko Gold Mine in Ghana, West Africa.

Asanko Gold Inc changed its name from Keegan Resources Inc. on March 1, 2013. The Company was incorporated as 'Quicksilver Ventures Inc.' It is a natural resource company currently engaged in the acquisition and exploration of mineral resources in West Ghana. All of the company's properties are currently in the exploration stage. The Company plans to undertake further work to perform a preliminary economic assessment of the deposit on the Esaase Property, as well as undertake additional exploration to add to the existing resource estimates and convert additional resources to an indicated resources category. It plans to continue exploration of the Asumura property, as well as the Jeni Concession. The Company competes with other mineral resource exploration companies. The current and anticipated future operations of the Company including further exploration activities, require permits from various Canadian, U.S. and West Ghanaian, Federal, Provincial, and/or state governmental agencies.

Ratios

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Forward P/E 15.67
AKG's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
52% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 14.75 vs. AKG: 15.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.52
AKG's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. AKG: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AKG' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 1.7
Current: 1.52
0
1.7
Current Ratio 1.14
AKG's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 1349 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. AKG: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AKG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 35.24 Max: 134.57
Current: 1.14
0.25
134.57
Quick Ratio 0.95
AKG's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 1349 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. AKG: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AKG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 35.24 Max: 134.57
Current: 0.95
0.25
134.57

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Tangible Book 1.55
AKG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 1235 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. AKG: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AKG' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 2.62 Max: 10.47
Current: 1.55
0.6
10.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.36
AKG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1416 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.20 vs. AKG: -1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AKG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.4  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: -1.36
-47.4
0

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -0.04
Beta0.59
Short Percentage of Float0.22%
52-Week Range $1.27 - 3.73
Shares Outstanding (Mil)197.03

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 214 327 341
EPS ($) 0.06 0.26 0.10
EPS without NRI ($) 0.06 0.26 0.10
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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