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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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history
Cash to Debt 0.28
BVN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
76% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. BVN: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BVN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 3.02 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.28
Equity to Asset 0.73
BVN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. BVN: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BVN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.76 Max: 0.89
Current: 0.73
0.53
0.89
Interest Coverage 5.44
BVN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
86% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. BVN: 5.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BVN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.86  Med: 20.64 Max: 259.47
Current: 5.44
2.86
259.47
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.95
M-Score: -2.90
WACC vs ROIC
3.35%
1.26%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) 4.55
BVN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. BVN: 4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BVN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -66.01  Med: 21.06 Max: 46.81
Current: 4.55
-66.01
46.81
Net-margin (%) -3.72
BVN's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.07 vs. BVN: -3.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BVN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7.91  Med: 51.90 Max: 79.81
Current: -3.72
-7.91
79.81
ROE (%) -1.21
BVN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1192 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.10 vs. BVN: -1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BVN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2.79  Med: 20.65 Max: 41.79
Current: -1.21
-2.79
41.79
ROA (%) -0.91
BVN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1269 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.28 vs. BVN: -0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BVN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.21  Med: 15.59 Max: 28.66
Current: -0.91
-2.21
28.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.24
BVN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1237 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.50 vs. BVN: 4.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BVN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -50.42  Med: 70.19 Max: 308.92
Current: 4.24
-50.42
308.92
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.90
BVN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. BVN: -8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BVN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.9  Med: 23.65 Max: 300
Current: -8.9
-8.9
300
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -67.20
BVN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -14.30 vs. BVN: -67.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BVN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 19.60 Max: 156.5
Current: -67.2
0
156.5
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

BVN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,112,724 sh (-5.91%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,130,871 sh (-40.05%)
Caxton Associates 125,000 sh (-50.00%)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (-62.50%)
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Q4 2014

BVN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Hussman 150,000 sh (unchged)
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,030,661 sh (-7.37%)
Caxton Associates 100,500 sh (-19.60%)
Jeremy Grantham 23,037 sh (-98.92%)
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Q1 2015

BVN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Hussman 150,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 919,389 sh (-10.80%)
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Q2 2015

BVN Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Arnold Van Den Berg 765,246 sh (-16.77%)
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Ratios

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P/B 0.54
BVN's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. BVN: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BVN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.52  Med: 3.39 Max: 8.72
Current: 0.54
0.52
8.72
P/S 1.71
BVN's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. BVN: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BVN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.63  Med: 6.48 Max: 14.23
Current: 1.71
1.63
14.23
POCF 10.91
BVN's POCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.91 vs. BVN: 10.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BVN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.44  Med: 15.77 Max: 214.43
Current: 10.91
4.44
214.43
EV-to-EBIT 33.54
BVN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
75% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.05 vs. BVN: 33.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BVN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.7  Med: 20.50 Max: 70.2
Current: 33.54
5.7
70.2
Shiller P/E 4.32
BVN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.61 vs. BVN: 4.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BVN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.12  Med: 17.79 Max: 38.01
Current: 4.32
4.12
38.01
Current Ratio 1.28
BVN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. BVN: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BVN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.85  Med: 2.06 Max: 4.55
Current: 1.28
0.85
4.55
Quick Ratio 0.99
BVN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. BVN: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BVN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.79  Med: 1.83 Max: 3.97
Current: 0.99
0.79
3.97
Days Inventory 66.45
BVN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
55% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 73.07 vs. BVN: 66.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BVN' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 36.23  Med: 64.84 Max: 128.17
Current: 66.45
36.23
128.17
Days Sales Outstanding 100.23
BVN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
82% of the 634 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 32.82 vs. BVN: 100.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BVN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 32.98  Med: 53.51 Max: 161.91
Current: 100.23
32.98
161.91

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.31
BVN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
94% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. BVN: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BVN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.34 Max: 4.31
Current: 0.31
0.14
4.31
Dividend Payout 0.27
BVN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
69% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. BVN: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BVN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.25 Max: 8
Current: 0.27
0.04
8
Dividend growth (3y) -60.40
BVN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
70% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -20.60 vs. BVN: -60.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
BVN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -60.4  Med: 19.90 Max: 89.6
Current: -60.4
-60.4
89.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.09
BVN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
99% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. BVN: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BVN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.40 Max: 1.28
Current: 0.09
0.04
1.28

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.56
BVN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. BVN: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BVN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 3.78 Max: 8.35
Current: 0.56
0.7
8.35
Price/Projected FCF 0.49
BVN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. BVN: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BVN' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.83 Max: 4.6
Current: 0.49
0.58
4.6
Price/Median PS Value 0.26
BVN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. BVN: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BVN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.26 Max: 4.09
Current: 0.26
0.32
4.09
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.98
BVN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1226 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.00 vs. BVN: 2.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BVN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.4  Med: 4.90 Max: 17.6
Current: 2.98
1.4
17.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -17.32
BVN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.29 vs. BVN: -17.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BVN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -53.2  Med: 12.55 Max: 84.1
Current: -17.32
-53.2
84.1

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
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Traded in other countries:MBU.Germany, BVN N.Mexico, BVN.Switzerland,
Buenaventura Mining Co Inc was formed on September 7, 1953. It is engaged in the exploration, mining, concentration, smelting and marketing of polymetallic ores and metals. The Company currently operates the Uchucchacua, Orcopampa, Poracota, Julcani, Recuperada, Antapite, Ishihuinca, Mallay, Breapampa and Shila-Paula. It has a controlling interest in Sociedad Minera El Brocal S.A.A. ("El Brocal"), which operates the Colquijirca mining unit; Minera La Zanja S.R.L. ("La Zanja"), which operates La Zanja mining unit; and other units dedicated to mining activities, electricity and services. It produces refined gold and silver, either as dore bars or concentrates, and other metals such as lead, zinc and copper as concentrates that the Company distributes and sells locally and internationally. All of the Company's metal production is sold to smelters, traders and banks, either in concentrate or metal form, such as gold-silver concentrate, silver- lead concentrate, zinc concentrate, lead-gold-copper concentrate and gold and silver bullion. It competes with other mining companies and private individuals for the acquisition of mining concessions and leases in Peru and for the recruitment and retention of qualified employees. The Company's right to explore, extract, process and/or produce silver, gold and other metals is granted by the Peruvian government in the form of mining and processing concessions.
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