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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 0.36
AUQ's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
61% of the 2427 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 312.44 vs. AUQ: 0.36 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.36

Equity to Asset 0.67
AUQ's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
81% of the 1268 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. AUQ: 0.67 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 0.99
Current: 0.67

0.59
0.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.45
M-Score: -6.47
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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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -78.23
AUQ's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1270 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. AUQ: -78.23 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1606.67   Max: 13.27
Current: -78.23

-1606.67
13.27
Net-margin (%) -77.66
AUQ's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1269 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -3.10 vs. AUQ: -77.66 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1576.06   Max: 210.72
Current: -77.66

-1576.06
210.72
ROE (%) -9.89
AUQ's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2314 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -10.83 vs. AUQ: -9.89 )
AUQ' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -41.33   Max: 7.89
Current: -9.89

-41.33
7.89
ROA (%) -7.18
AUQ's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2400 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.56 vs. AUQ: -7.18 )
AUQ' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -700   Max: 5.56
Current: -7.18

-700
5.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -10.36
AUQ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2322 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -10.92 vs. AUQ: -10.36 )
AUQ' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4650   Max: 4.08
Current: -10.36

-4650
4.08
Revenue Growth (%) -20.60
AUQ's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. AUQ: -20.60 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 30.7
Current: -20.6

0
30.7
EBITDA Growth (%) -25.90
AUQ's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1417 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. AUQ: -25.90 )
AUQ' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 91.3
Current: -25.9

0
91.3
EPS Growth (%) -9.50
AUQ's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1412 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. AUQ: -9.50 )
AUQ' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -55   Max: 210.7
Current: -9.5

-55
210.7
» AUQ's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

AUQ Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 217,483 sh (New)
Donald Smith 16,248,026 sh (+45.41%)
Chuck Royce 1,370,750 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 151,500 sh (-4.56%)
NWQ Managers 452,350 sh (-85.8%)
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Q3 2013

AUQ Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Donald Smith 19,605,247 sh (+20.66%)
NWQ Managers 452,350 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,220,750 sh (-10.94%)
Steven Cohen 156,218 sh (-28.17%)
Mario Gabelli 87,000 sh (-42.57%)
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Q4 2013

AUQ Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 17,506 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 31,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 878,499 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 141,100 sh (+62.18%)
Donald Smith 23,470,517 sh (+19.72%)
Chuck Royce 1,220,750 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers 452,350 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q1 2014

AUQ Guru Trades in Q1 2014

George Soros 1,587,650 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Murray Stahl Sold Out
NWQ Managers 451,850 sh (-0.11%)
Mario Gabelli 139,300 sh (-1.28%)
Donald Smith 20,096,143 sh (-14.38%)
Chuck Royce 223,250 sh (-81.71%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AUQ

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Donald Smith 2014-03-31 Reduce -14.38%0.24%$3.56 - $5.22 $ 4.21-9%20096143
George Soros 2014-03-31 New Buy0.07%$3.56 - $5.22 $ 4.21-9%1587650
Donald Smith 2013-12-31 Add 19.72%0.28%$3.41 - $4.4 $ 4.219%23470517
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Add 62.18%$3.41 - $4.4 $ 4.219%141100
Donald Smith 2013-09-30 Add 20.66%0.27%$3.74 - $5.24 $ 4.21-6%19605247
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Reduce -42.57%$3.74 - $5.24 $ 4.21-6%87000
Donald Smith 2013-06-30 Add 45.41%0.47%$4.11 - $6.17 $ 4.21-16%16248026
David Dreman 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.81%$6.02 - $8.35 $ 4.21-40%0
Donald Smith 2013-03-31 Add 34.06%0.38%$6.02 - $8.35 $ 4.21-40%11173993
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 Add 1487.43%0.01%$6.02 - $8.35 $ 4.21-40%158743
Prem Watsa 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$6.02 - $8.35 $ 4.21-40%0
Prem Watsa 2012-12-31 New Buy0.01%$6.42 - $8.46 $ 4.21-46%23600
Donald Smith 2012-09-30 Add 359.38%1.33%$5.54 - $8.55 $ 4.21-39%8170452
Mario Gabelli 2012-09-30 New Buy$5.54 - $8.55 $ 4.21-39%10000
Donald Smith 2012-06-30 New Buy0.43%$6.87 - $9.27 $ 4.21-49%1778585
David Dreman 2011-12-31 Add 40.51%0.17%$7.56 - $10.93 $ 4.21-56%3175421
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$7.56 - $10.93 $ 4.21-56%0
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$7.56 - $10.93 $ 4.21-56%0
David Dreman 2011-09-30 Reduce -50.32%0.48%$9.46 - $13.92 $ 4.21-65%2259876
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0301%$9.46 - $13.92 $ 4.21-65%0
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 New Buy0.03%$9.46 - $14.01 $ 4.21-65%221200
George Soros 2011-09-30 Add 29.47%0.01%$9.46 - $13.92 $ 4.21-65%166500
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 New Buy0.03%$9.33 - $10.97 $ 4.21-59%19588
George Soros 2011-06-30 New Buy0.02%$9.33 - $10.97 $ 4.21-59%128600
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.60
AUQ's P/B is ranked higher than
92% of the 2632 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. AUQ: 0.60 )
AUQ' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 8.47
Current: 0.6

0.45
8.47
P/S 4.67
AUQ's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 2632 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AUQ: 4.67 )
AUQ' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.37   Max: 1675
Current: 4.67

1.37
1675
EV-to-EBIT -5.50
AUQ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 2632 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AUQ: -5.50 )
AUQ' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 13.7   Max: 195.3
Current: -5.5

13.7
195.3
Current Ratio 1.81
AUQ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 2426 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. AUQ: 1.81 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 42.4
Current: 1.81

0.05
42.4
Quick Ratio 1.47
AUQ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 2422 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. AUQ: 1.47 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 42.4
Current: 1.47

0.05
42.4

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.33
AUQ's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
76% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. AUQ: 3.33 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 3.51
Current: 3.33

0.6
3.51
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.40
AUQ's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
69% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. AUQ: 3.40 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 3.51
Current: 3.4

0.6
3.51
Share Buyback Rate -24.30
AUQ's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 1959 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -11.90 vs. AUQ: -24.30 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -3.5   Max: -52.8
Current: -24.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.70
AUQ's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
92% of the 2632 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. AUQ: 0.70 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 9.71
Current: 0.7

0.51
9.71
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.10
AUQ's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2632 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AUQ: 4.10 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 2.08   Max: 600
Current: 4.1

2.08
600
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
AUQ's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 2632 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AUQ: 0.70 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 170
Current: 0.7

0.45
170
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 12.90
AUQ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. AUQ: 12.90 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 12.9
Current: 12.9

0.5
12.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -5.53
AUQ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -13.79 vs. AUQ: -5.53 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -32.2   Max: -6.1
Current: -5.53

-32.2
-6.1

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
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Traded in other countries:AUQ.Canada, GL7.Germany
AuRico Gold Inc, a Canadian corporation was incorporated on February 25, 1986 under the name Golden Rock Explorations Inc. On June 9, 2011, the Company changed its name to its current name, AuRico Gold Inc. It is a Canadian gold producer with mines and projects in North America. The Company's core operations include the Young-Davidson mine in Ontario, Canada and the El Chanate mine in Sonora, Mexico. The Company's project pipeline also includes advanced exploration opportunities in Mexico and Canada. Projects include the Kemess Underground Project, a gold-copper deposit in northern British Columbia, Canada, and a 50% joint venture interest in the Orion Project in Nayarit, Mexico. On October 26, 2011, the Company completed the acquisition of Northgate Minerals Corporation which owned the Young-Davidson mine in Ontario, the Kemess Underground Project in British Columbia, Canada, as well as the Stawell and Fosterville mines in Australia. On April 8, 2011, the Company completed the acquisition of Capital Gold Corporation, which owned and operated the El Chanate gold mine in Sonora, Mexico and the Orion gold and silver project in Nayarit, Mexico. The Company produces doré bars at its mine sites, which are sent to third parties for refining. It competes with other mining and exploration companies in the acquisition of mining claims and leases and in connection with the recruitment and retention of qualified employees. The Company's mining and exploration activities are subject to various governmental laws and regulations relating to the protection of the environment.
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