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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 0.32
AUQ's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 2420 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. AUQ: 0.32 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.32

Equity to Asset 0.73
AUQ's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 1376 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. AUQ: 0.73 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 0.99
Current: 0.73

0.59
0.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.54
M-Score: -4.81
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 (%) -52.22
AUQ's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1468 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. AUQ: -52.22 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1606.67   Max: 13.27
Current: -52.22

-1606.67
13.27
Net-margin (%) -61.15
AUQ's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1468 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -2.32 vs. AUQ: -61.15 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1576.06   Max: 210.72
Current: -61.15

-1576.06
210.72
ROE (%) -9.37
AUQ's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2383 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -7.48 vs. AUQ: -9.37 )
AUQ' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -85.63   Max: 12.3
Current: -9.37

-85.63
12.3
ROA (%) -6.73
AUQ's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2439 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.78 vs. AUQ: -6.73 )
AUQ' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -80.47   Max: 8.89
Current: -6.73

-80.47
8.89
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -8.01
AUQ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2404 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -6.73 vs. AUQ: -8.01 )
AUQ' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -9300   Max: 3.85
Current: -8.01

-9300
3.85
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -19.30
AUQ's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. AUQ: -19.30 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 247.6
Current: -19.3

0
247.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -23.80
AUQ's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -13.70 vs. AUQ: -23.80 )
AUQ' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 76.5
Current: -23.8

0
76.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -7.80
AUQ's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1403 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -14.20 vs. AUQ: -7.80 )
AUQ' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -57.8   Max: 218
Current: -7.8

-57.8
218
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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%)
NWQ Managers 452,350 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,220,750 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)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 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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Q2 2014

AUQ Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mario Gabelli 157,485 sh (+13.05%)
Donald Smith 21,985,271 sh (+9.4%)
George Soros 1,587,650 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 223,250 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers 421,350 sh (-6.75%)
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Q3 2014

AUQ Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 291,167 sh (New)
Donald Smith 22,533,711 sh (+2.49%)
Chuck Royce 223,250 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 145,550 sh (-7.58%)
NWQ Managers 387,450 sh (-8.05%)
George Soros 700,000 sh (-55.91%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AUQ

(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
George Soros 2014-09-30 Reduce -55.91%0.03%$3.45 - $4.55 $ 3.29-20%700000
Donald Smith 2014-06-30 Add 9.4%0.15%$3.4 - $4.48 $ 3.29-19%21985271
Donald Smith 2014-03-31 Reduce -14.38%0.24%$3.56 - $5.22 $ 3.29-29%20096143
George Soros 2014-03-31 New Buy0.07%$3.56 - $5.22 $ 3.29-29%1587650
Donald Smith 2013-12-31 Add 19.72%0.28%$3.41 - $4.4 $ 3.29-15%23470517
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Add 62.18%$3.41 - $4.4 $ 3.29-15%141100
Donald Smith 2013-09-30 Add 20.66%0.27%$3.74 - $5.24 $ 3.29-27%19605247
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Reduce -42.57%$3.74 - $5.24 $ 3.29-27%87000
Donald Smith 2013-06-30 Add 45.41%0.47%$4.11 - $6.17 $ 3.29-34%16248026
NWQ Managers 2013-06-30 Reduce -85.8%0.15%$4.11 - $6.17 $ 3.29-34%452350
David Dreman 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.81%$6.02 - $8.35 $ 3.29-54%0
Donald Smith 2013-03-31 Add 34.06%0.38%$6.02 - $8.35 $ 3.29-54%11173993
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 Add 1487.43%0.01%$6.02 - $8.35 $ 3.29-54%158743
Prem Watsa 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$6.02 - $8.35 $ 3.29-54%0
NWQ Managers 2012-12-31 Reduce -41.7%0.14%$6.42 - $8.46 $ 3.29-58%3916476
Prem Watsa 2012-12-31 New Buy0.01%$6.42 - $8.46 $ 3.29-58%23600
Donald Smith 2012-09-30 Add 359.38%1.33%$5.54 - $8.55 $ 3.29-52%8170452
Mario Gabelli 2012-09-30 New Buy$5.54 - $8.55 $ 3.29-52%10000
Donald Smith 2012-06-30 New Buy0.43%$6.87 - $9.27 $ 3.29-60%1778585
NWQ Managers 2011-12-31 New Buy0.41%$7.56 - $10.93 $ 3.29-65%7490363
David Dreman 2011-12-31 Add 40.51%0.17%$7.56 - $10.93 $ 3.29-65%3175421
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$7.56 - $10.93 $ 3.29-65%0
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$7.56 - $10.93 $ 3.29-65%0
David Dreman 2011-09-30 Reduce -50.32%0.48%$9.46 - $13.92 $ 3.29-72%2259876
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0301%$9.46 - $13.92 $ 3.29-72%0
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 New Buy0.03%$9.46 - $14.01 $ 3.29-73%221200
George Soros 2011-09-30 Add 29.47%0.01%$9.46 - $13.92 $ 3.29-72%166500
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.48
AUQ's P/B is ranked higher than
92% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. AUQ: 0.48 )
AUQ' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 8.33
Current: 0.48

0.45
8.33
P/S 3.17
AUQ's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AUQ: 3.17 )
AUQ' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 1918
Current: 3.17

1.57
1918
EV-to-EBIT -7.39
AUQ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AUQ: -7.39 )
AUQ' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -870.1   Max: 1372.1
Current: -7.39

-870.1
1372.1
Current Ratio 4.41
AUQ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 2425 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. AUQ: 4.41 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 42.4
Current: 4.41

0.05
42.4
Quick Ratio 2.57
AUQ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 2424 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. AUQ: 2.57 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 42.4
Current: 2.57

0.05
42.4

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.01
AUQ's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
51% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. AUQ: 2.01 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 3.81
Current: 2.01

0.6
3.81
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.00
AUQ's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
60% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. AUQ: 2.00 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 3.81
Current: 2

0.6
3.81
Share Buyback Rate -24.30
AUQ's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 1909 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -9.40 vs. AUQ: -24.30 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -3.5   Max: -62.1
Current: -24.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.56
AUQ's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
92% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. AUQ: 0.56 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 9.53
Current: 0.56

0.29
9.53
Price/DCF (Projected) 5.98
AUQ's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AUQ: 5.98 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 2.21   Max: 47.29
Current: 5.98

2.21
47.29
Price/Median PS Value 0.50
AUQ's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AUQ: 0.50 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 230.17
Current: 0.5

0.52
230.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -13.50
AUQ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
69% of the 2387 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.10 vs. AUQ: -13.50 )
AUQ' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 7.4
Current: -13.5

0.1
7.4

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
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Traded in other countries:AUQ.Canada, GL7.Germany,
AuRico Gold Inc is incorporated and domiciled in Canada and formed on 30 June 1997 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. The Company produces dore 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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