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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 2.96
BVN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 2647 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. BVN: 2.96 )
BVN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.22   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.96

Equity to Asset 0.75
BVN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
88% of the 1535 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. BVN: 0.75 )
BVN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.75

0.53
0.89
Interest Coverage 12.06
BVN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 1457 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. BVN: 12.06 )
BVN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.86   Max: 259.47
Current: 12.06

2.86
259.47
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.36
M-Score: -3.25
WACC vs ROIC
3.19%
0.84%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 3.06
BVN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. BVN: 3.06 )
BVN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -66.01   Max: 46.81
Current: 3.06

-66.01
46.81
Net-margin (%) -6.50
BVN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.93 vs. BVN: -6.50 )
BVN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7.91   Max: 79.81
Current: -6.5

-7.91
79.81
ROE (%) -2.14
BVN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2596 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.27 vs. BVN: -2.14 )
BVN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2.79   Max: 41.79
Current: -2.14

-2.79
41.79
ROA (%) -1.63
BVN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2684 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.99 vs. BVN: -1.63 )
BVN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.21   Max: 28.66
Current: -1.63

-2.21
28.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.09
BVN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2648 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.88 vs. BVN: 2.09 )
BVN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -50.42   Max: 157.04
Current: 2.09

-50.42
157.04
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.20
BVN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. BVN: 5.20 )
BVN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 300
Current: 5.2

4.7
300
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -48.20
BVN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1708 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -16.00 vs. BVN: -48.20 )
BVN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 156.5
Current: -48.2

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

Q2 2014

BVN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Hussman 400,000 sh (+700.00%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,182,632 sh (+140.58%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,554,426 sh (-30.23%)
Jim Simons 233,300 sh (-68.36%)
Caxton Associates 250,000 sh (-72.22%)
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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

Arnold Van Den Berg 919,389 sh (-10.80%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 20.20
BVN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BVN: 20.20 )
N/A
P/B 0.82
BVN's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. BVN: 0.82 )
BVN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 8.72
Current: 0.82

0.64
8.72
P/S 2.35
BVN's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 472.87 vs. BVN: 2.35 )
BVN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.94   Max: 14.23
Current: 2.35

1.94
14.23
PFCF 8.20
BVN's PFCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BVN: 8.20 )
BVN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.1   Max: 189.94
Current: 8.2

5.1
189.94
POCF 3.81
BVN's POCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BVN: 3.81 )
BVN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.14   Max: 214.43
Current: 3.81

3.14
214.43
EV-to-EBIT 46.89
BVN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
88% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BVN: 46.89 )
BVN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 55.4
Current: 46.89

5.7
55.4
Shiller P/E 5.68
BVN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BVN: 5.68 )
BVN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.72   Max: 38.01
Current: 5.68

4.72
38.01
Current Ratio 1.45
BVN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. BVN: 1.45 )
BVN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 4.55
Current: 1.45

0.85
4.55
Quick Ratio 1.09
BVN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. BVN: 1.09 )
BVN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 3.97
Current: 1.09

0.79
3.97
Days Inventory 61.51
BVN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BVN: 61.51 )
BVN' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 36.23   Max: 128.17
Current: 61.51

36.23
128.17
Days Sales Outstanding 104.59
BVN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BVN: 104.59 )
BVN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 32.98   Max: 161.91
Current: 104.59

32.98
161.91

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.30
BVN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
90% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. BVN: 0.30 )
BVN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 4.14
Current: 0.3

0.14
4.14
Dividend Payout 0.27
BVN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
97% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BVN: 0.27 )
BVN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 8
Current: 0.27

0.04
8
Dividend growth (3y) -12.30
BVN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
82% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.30 vs. BVN: -12.30 )
BVN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -13.3   Max: 89.6
Current: -12.3

-13.3
89.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.55
BVN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
83% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. BVN: 0.55 )
BVN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 7.53
Current: 0.55

0.25
7.53

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.82
BVN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
87% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. BVN: 0.82 )
BVN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 8.57
Current: 0.82

0.78
8.57
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.47
BVN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
98% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BVN: 0.47 )
BVN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 3.86
Current: 0.47

0.46
3.86
Price/Median PS Value 0.35
BVN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BVN: 0.35 )
BVN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 3.22
Current: 0.35

0.31
3.22
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.10
BVN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2619 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.70 vs. BVN: 2.10 )
BVN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 17.6
Current: 2.1

1.8
17.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -2.44
BVN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.07 vs. BVN: -2.44 )
BVN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -39.7   Max: 84.1
Current: -2.44

-39.7
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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