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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 : 7/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt No Debt
AKG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
83% of the 2481 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 307.00 vs. AKG: No Debt )
AKG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 17.83
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 : 2/10

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history
ROE (%) -0.74
AKG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2375 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -10.69 vs. AKG: -0.74 )
AKG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -141.58   Max: -0.74
Current: -0.74

-141.58
-0.74
ROA (%) -0.70
AKG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2458 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.55 vs. AKG: -0.70 )
AKG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -126   Max: -0.7
Current: -0.7

-126
-0.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -17.64
AKG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2377 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -10.75 vs. AKG: -17.64 )
AKG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -233.33   Max: -11.84
Current: -17.64

-233.33
-11.84
EBITDA Growth (%) -51.90
AKG's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -11.40 vs. AKG: -51.90 )
AKG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 210.7
Current: -51.9

0
210.7
EPS Growth (%) -50.30
AKG's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. AKG: -50.30 )
AKG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -89.1   Max: 176.7
Current: -50.3

-89.1
176.7
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

AKG Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 42,800 sh (-53.43%)
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Q4 2013

AKG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q1 2014

AKG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 30,900 sh (New)
Arnold Van Den Berg 361,300 sh (New)
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Q2 2014

AKG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 262,705 sh (+750.18%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 361,300 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AKG

(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
Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-03-31 New Buy0.06%$1.575 - $2.39 $ 2.2816%361300
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Ratios

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P/B 1.10
AKG's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. AKG: 1.10 )
AKG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0   Max: 1.2
Current: 1.1

0
1.2
EV-to-EBIT -15.94
AKG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
81% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AKG: -15.94 )
AKG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: -15.94

Current Ratio 28.80
AKG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1744 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. AKG: 28.80 )
AKG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 134.57
Current: 28.8

0.25
134.57
Quick Ratio 28.80
AKG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1741 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. AKG: 28.80 )
AKG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 134.57
Current: 28.8

0.25
134.57

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 2.10
AKG's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
96% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AKG: 2.10 )
AKG' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 142
Current: 2.1

0.75
142
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.10
AKG's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AKG: 2.10 )
AKG' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 142
Current: 2.1

0.83
142
Price/Tangible Book 1.00
AKG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
79% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. AKG: 1.00 )
AKG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 10.59
Current: 1

0.58
10.59
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.30
AKG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AKG: 2.30 )
AKG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.47   Max: 33.33
Current: 2.3

1.47
33.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 250.10
AKG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. AKG: 250.10 )
AKG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0   Max: 10492.6
Current: 250.1

0
10492.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -28.44
AKG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2095 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -13.46 vs. AKG: -28.44 )
AKG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: -28.44

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
Compare:EGO, ABX, GG, NMCEF, IAG » details
Traded in other countries:AKG.Canada, B7U.Germany
Asanko Gold Inc. formerly Keegan Resources Inc. 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.
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