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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
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history
Cash-to-Debt 2.15
NYSE:BVN's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 1400 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 25.81 vs. NYSE:BVN: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:BVN' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 2.96 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.15
Equity-to-Asset 0.70
NYSE:BVN's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. NYSE:BVN: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:BVN' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.74 Max: 0.89
Current: 0.7
0.53
0.89
Interest Coverage 1.84
NYSE:BVN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
91% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. NYSE:BVN: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:BVN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.84  Med: 34.57 Max: 289.31
Current: 1.84
1.84
289.31
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 2.28
Beneish M-Score: -3.04
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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Operating Margin % 5.21
NYSE:BVN's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
65% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. NYSE:BVN: 5.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:BVN' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.51  Med: 32.36 Max: 46.81
Current: 5.21
-15.51
46.81
Net Margin % -20.23
NYSE:BVN's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
67% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. NYSE:BVN: -20.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:BVN' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.33  Med: 41 Max: 67.33
Current: -20.23
-33.33
67.33
ROE % -6.44
NYSE:BVN's ROE % is ranked higher than
57% of the 1260 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -11.06 vs. NYSE:BVN: -6.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:BVN' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.58  Med: 20.61 Max: 41.79
Current: -6.44
-9.58
41.79
ROA % -4.55
NYSE:BVN's ROA % is ranked higher than
61% of the 1420 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.57 vs. NYSE:BVN: -4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:BVN' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.88  Med: 15.57 Max: 28.66
Current: -4.55
-6.88
28.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -7.47
NYSE:BVN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
58% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -13.80 vs. NYSE:BVN: -7.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:BVN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.3  Med: 115.52 Max: 308.92
Current: -7.47
-18.3
308.92
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -13.90
NYSE:BVN's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
68% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.40 vs. NYSE:BVN: -13.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:BVN' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.9  Med: 23.1 Max: 37.7
Current: -13.9
-13.9
37.7
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-03-01)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

BVN Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Louis Moore Bacon 64,400 sh (New)
Jim Simons 201,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 28,900 sh (+13.33%)
John Hussman 200,000 sh (unchged)
Arnold Van Den Berg 460 sh (-99.86%)
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Q2 2016

BVN Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Charles Brandes 28,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 714,000 sh (+255.22%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
John Hussman 100,000 sh (-50.00%)
Jeremy Grantham 11,900 sh (-58.82%)
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Q3 2016

BVN Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Charles Brandes 28,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 10,100 sh (-15.13%)
John Hussman 50,000 sh (-50.00%)
Jim Simons 234,200 sh (-67.20%)
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Q4 2016

BVN Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 718,920 sh (+206.97%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
John Hussman 25,000 sh (-50.00%)
Charles Brandes 13,000 sh (-53.57%)
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals    NAICS: 212221    SIC: 1041
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Traded in other countries:MBU.Germany, BVN N.Mexico, BUENAVC1.Peru, BVN.Switzerland,
Buenaventura Mining Co Inc is a precious metal company & is engaged in the exploration, mining, concentration, smelting & marketing of polymetallic ores & metals. It produces refined gold & silver, either as dore bars or concentrates, & other metals.

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's business units include: Production and sale of minerals; Exploration and development activities; Construction and engineering services; Energy generation and transmission services; Insurance brokerage; Holding of investment in shares (mainly in the associate company Minera Yanacocha S.R.L. and the Group's subsidiary; S.M.R.L. Chaupiloma Dos de Cajamarca) and Industrial activities. 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.

Top Ranked Articles about Buenaventura Mining Co Inc

Buenaventura Mining Begins Doré Bar Production in Peru The Peruvian mine's production represents about 18% of total gold and silver production
Buenaventura Mining Co. (NYSE:BVN) announced last Friday that Tambomayo, a wholly-owned mine located in Arequipa, a region in southwestern Peru, commenced the production of doré bars. Read more...

Ratios

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PB Ratio 1.06
BVN's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. BVN: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BVN' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 2.02 Max: 7.59
Current: 1.06
0.3
7.59
PS Ratio 3.31
BVN's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. BVN: 3.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BVN' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 4.38 Max: 12.22
Current: 3.31
0.99
12.22
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 190.48
BVN's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
95% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.32 vs. BVN: 190.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
BVN' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.28  Med: 34.41 Max: 967.57
Current: 190.48
8.28
967.57
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 11.36
BVN's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
61% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.85 vs. BVN: 11.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
BVN' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.68  Med: 13.04 Max: 30.53
Current: 11.36
5.68
30.53
EV-to-EBITDA 7565.36
BVN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
100% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.11 vs. BVN: 7565.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BVN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -88.5  Med: 9.9 Max: 8293
Current: 7565.36
-88.5
8293
Shiller PE Ratio 10.68
BVN's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 26.34 vs. BVN: 10.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
BVN' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.41  Med: 14.78 Max: 49.05
Current: 10.68
2.41
49.05
Current Ratio 1.39
BVN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. BVN: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BVN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 2.01 Max: 4.55
Current: 1.39
0.72
4.55
Quick Ratio 1.05
BVN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. BVN: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BVN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.75 Max: 3.97
Current: 1.05
0.57
3.97
Days Inventory 49.56
BVN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
69% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 75.58 vs. BVN: 49.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BVN' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.61  Med: 49.89 Max: 68
Current: 49.56
33.61
68
Days Sales Outstanding 106.66
BVN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
84% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 34.24 vs. BVN: 106.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BVN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.46  Med: 66.54 Max: 106.66
Current: 106.66
40.46
106.66

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 0.24
BVN's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
87% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. BVN: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
BVN' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.34 Max: 3.47
Current: 0.24
0.16
3.47
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.48
BVN's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
78% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. BVN: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.23
BVN's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
82% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. BVN: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
BVN' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.34 Max: 3.49
Current: 0.23
0.17
3.49
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
BVN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. BVN: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BVN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.6  Med: 0 Max: 3
Current: -0.1
-4.6
3

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.06
BVN's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. BVN: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
BVN' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 2.33 Max: 6.9
Current: 1.06
0.35
6.9
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.19
BVN's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. BVN: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
BVN' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.82
Current: 1.19
0.37
2.82
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.75
BVN's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. BVN: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BVN' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.12 Max: 2.32
Current: 0.75
0.26
2.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -3.80
BVN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
55% of the 1440 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.00 vs. BVN: -3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BVN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.8  Med: 10.5 Max: 23.1
Current: -3.8
-3.8
23.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -53.26
BVN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
93% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.62 vs. BVN: -53.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
BVN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.26  Med: 18.4 Max: 63.4
Current: -53.26
-53.26
63.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,039
EPS (TTM) $ -0.83
Beta1.55
Short Percentage of Float0.71%
52-Week Range $5.00 - 16.45
Shares Outstanding (Mil)253.99

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 1,110 1,301
EPS ($) 0.09 -0.01
EPS without NRI ($) 0.09 -0.01
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.02
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