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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 0.62
BVN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
62% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. BVN: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BVN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 3.02 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.62
Equity to Asset 0.73
BVN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. BVN: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BVN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.75 Max: 0.89
Current: 0.73
0.53
0.89
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.24
M-Score: -2.21
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 : 7/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) -11.37
BVN's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. BVN: -11.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BVN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.24  Med: 30.23 Max: 46.81
Current: -11.37
5.24
46.81
Net-margin (%) -18.72
BVN's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. BVN: -18.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BVN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.52  Med: 50.09 Max: 79.81
Current: -18.72
-8.52
79.81
ROE (%) -5.32
BVN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.10 vs. BVN: -5.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BVN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.94  Med: 24.62 Max: 41.79
Current: -5.32
-2.94
41.79
ROA (%) -3.93
BVN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1191 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.94 vs. BVN: -3.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BVN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.34  Med: 19.10 Max: 28.66
Current: -3.93
-2.34
28.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -9.27
BVN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1152 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.07 vs. BVN: -9.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BVN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.73  Med: 149.53 Max: 308.92
Current: -9.27
2.73
308.92
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.90
BVN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. BVN: -8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BVN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.9  Med: 23.65 Max: 267.8
Current: -8.9
-8.9
267.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -67.00
BVN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. BVN: -67.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BVN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67  Med: 21.80 Max: 157.5
Current: -67
-67
157.5
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (-33.33%)
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Q3 2015

BVN Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jeremy Grantham 27,800 sh (New)
John Hussman 200,000 sh (+100.00%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 457,602 sh (-40.20%)
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Q4 2015

BVN Guru Trades in Q4 2015

John Hussman 200,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 25,500 sh (-8.27%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 327,692 sh (-28.39%)
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Ratios

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history
P/B 0.44
BVN's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 1352 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. BVN: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BVN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 2.47 Max: 7.96
Current: 0.44
0.29
7.96
P/S 1.38
BVN's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 1335 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. BVN: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BVN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 5.06 Max: 12.82
Current: 1.38
0.99
12.82
POCF 22.62
BVN's POCF is ranked lower than
85% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.96 vs. BVN: 22.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BVN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.96  Med: 14.80 Max: 32.56
Current: 22.62
5.96
32.56
EV-to-EBITDA 150.64
BVN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
98% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.56 vs. BVN: 150.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BVN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 10.90 Max: 286.6
Current: 150.64
4.6
286.6
Shiller P/E 3.36
BVN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.90 vs. BVN: 3.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BVN' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 18.94 Max: 48.25
Current: 3.36
2.3
48.25
Current Ratio 1.02
BVN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. BVN: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BVN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 2.04 Max: 4.55
Current: 1.02
0.85
4.55
Quick Ratio 0.78
BVN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. BVN: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BVN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.83 Max: 3.97
Current: 0.78
0.78
3.97
Days Inventory 62.89
BVN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
59% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 79.12 vs. BVN: 62.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BVN' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.23  Med: 49.37 Max: 74.46
Current: 62.89
36.23
74.46
Days Sales Outstanding 98.18
BVN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
81% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 34.18 vs. BVN: 98.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BVN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.46  Med: 59.71 Max: 104.1
Current: 98.18
40.46
104.1

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.38
BVN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
90% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. BVN: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BVN' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.36 Max: 3.31
Current: 0.38
0.16
3.31
Dividend Payout 0.27
BVN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
75% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. BVN: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BVN' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 2.20 Max: 4.29
Current: 0.27
0.11
4.29
Forward Dividend Yield 0.87
BVN's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
79% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. BVN: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
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Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.38
BVN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
89% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. BVN: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BVN' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.36 Max: 3.31
Current: 0.38
0.16
3.31

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.40
BVN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
86% of the 1352 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. BVN: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BVN' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 2.62 Max: 7.24
Current: 0.4
0.45
7.24
Price/Projected FCF 0.46
BVN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. BVN: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BVN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.52 Max: 2.96
Current: 0.46
0.45
2.96
Price/Median PS Value 0.20
BVN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. BVN: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BVN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.06 Max: 2.12
Current: 0.2
0.3
2.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -11.64
BVN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.00 vs. BVN: -11.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BVN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.83  Med: 10.00 Max: 20.6
Current: -11.64
-13.83
20.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -48.27
BVN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.54 vs. BVN: -48.27 )
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: -45.1  Med: 18.40 Max: 61.7
Current: -48.27
-45.1
61.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $994
EPS $ -0.73
Beta0.81
Short Percentage of Float0.82%
52-Week Range $3.30 - 12.51
Shares Outstanding(Mil)254.19

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 979 931
EPS($) -0.75 -1.35
EPS without NRI($) -0.75 -1.35

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
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Traded in other countries:MBU.Germany, BVN N.Mexico, BUENAVC1.Peru, 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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