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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 59.48
BVN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 2497 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9.91 vs. BVN: 59.48 )
BVN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.22   Max: No Debt
Current: 59.48

Equity to Asset 0.76
BVN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 1355 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. BVN: 0.76 )
BVN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.76

0.53
0.89
Interest Coverage No Debt
BVN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 1412 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. BVN: No Debt )
BVN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.86   Max: 1735.66
Current: No Debt

2.86
1735.66
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.74
M-Score: -2.05
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 15.06
BVN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1458 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. BVN: 15.06 )
BVN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -66.01   Max: 46.81
Current: 15.06

-66.01
46.81
Net-margin (%) 1.88
BVN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1458 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -3.04 vs. BVN: 1.88 )
BVN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 9.67   Max: 79.81
Current: 1.88

9.67
79.81
ROE (%) 0.72
BVN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2482 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.78 vs. BVN: 0.72 )
BVN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.87   Max: 41.79
Current: 0.72

3.87
41.79
ROA (%) 0.57
BVN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2524 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -6.65 vs. BVN: 0.57 )
BVN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.11   Max: 28.66
Current: 0.57

3.11
28.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.94
BVN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2490 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.77 vs. BVN: 10.94 )
BVN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -50.42   Max: 157.04
Current: 10.94

-50.42
157.04
Revenue Growth (%) -1.40
BVN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. BVN: -1.40 )
BVN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -1.4   Max: 300
Current: -1.4

-1.4
300
EBITDA Growth (%) -35.20
BVN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. BVN: -35.20 )
BVN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 156.5
Current: -35.2

0
156.5
EPS Growth (%) -46.40
BVN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1457 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. BVN: -46.40 )
BVN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -46.4   Max: 192.4
Current: -46.4

-46.4
192.4
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

BVN Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 139,611 sh (New)
Jim Simons 3,233,300 sh (+99.44%)
Howard Marks 378,727 sh (+50.69%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,445,769 sh (-7.34%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (-71.43%)
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Q4 2013

BVN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Arnold Van Den Berg 493,962 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 53,712 sh (New)
Howard Marks 1,185,858 sh (+213.12%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,577,869 sh (+2.43%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 1,492,020 sh (-53.85%)
Steven Cohen 10,659 sh (-92.37%)
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Q1 2014

BVN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Caxton Associates 900,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Howard Marks Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 491,583 sh (-0.48%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,094,569 sh (-8.66%)
John Hussman 50,000 sh (-50%)
Jim Simons 737,394 sh (-50.58%)
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Q2 2014

BVN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Hussman 400,000 sh (+700%)
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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BVN

(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
Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-06-30 Add 140.58%0.7%$9.95 - $13.49 $ 11.61%1182632
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Add 700%0.32%$9.95 - $13.49 $ 11.61%400000
John Hussman 2014-03-31 Reduce -50%0.04%$10.98 - $14 $ 11.6-7%50000
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-12-31 New Buy0.52%$10.64 - $14.72 $ 11.6-7%493962
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Reduce -71.43%0.17%$11.36 - $15.2 $ 11.6-12%100000
John Hussman 2013-06-30 Reduce -36.36%0.19%$13.46 - $25.5 $ 11.6-40%350000
John Hussman 2012-12-31 Add 350.4%0.41%$32.19 - $38.95 $ 11.6-67%563000
John Hussman 2012-09-30 Reduce -72.22%0.23%$32.85 - $40.06 $ 11.6-68%125000
John Hussman 2012-06-30 Add 100%0.16%$35.71 - $42.74 $ 11.6-71%450000
John Hussman 2012-03-31 Reduce -77.5%0.47%$38.04 - $43.18 $ 11.6-69%225000
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$36.97 - $45.31 $ 11.6-71%0
John Hussman 2011-06-30 Add 100%0.31%$35.75 - $44.34 $ 11.6-71%1000000
George Soros 2011-06-30 New Buy0.01%$35.75 - $44.34 $ 11.6-71%10900
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 52.90
BVN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2684 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BVN: 52.90 )
BVN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.93   Max: 74.51
Current: 52.9

3.93
74.51
P/B 0.80
BVN's P/B is ranked higher than
85% of the 2684 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. BVN: 0.80 )
BVN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 8.72
Current: 0.8

0.72
8.72
P/S 2.90
BVN's P/S is ranked higher than
86% of the 2684 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BVN: 2.90 )
BVN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.09   Max: 15.45
Current: 2.9

2.09
15.45
EV-to-EBIT 14.63
BVN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
94% of the 2684 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BVN: 14.63 )
BVN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 63.6
Current: 14.63

4.1
63.6
Shiller P/E 5.60
BVN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 2684 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BVN: 5.60 )
BVN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.85   Max: 61.2
Current: 5.6

4.85
61.2
Current Ratio 1.70
BVN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 2500 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. BVN: 1.70 )
BVN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 4.55
Current: 1.7

0.85
4.55
Quick Ratio 1.29
BVN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 2496 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. BVN: 1.29 )
BVN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 3.97
Current: 1.29

0.79
3.97

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.20
BVN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
93% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. BVN: 0.20 )
BVN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 3.8
Current: 0.2

0.14
3.8
Dividend Payout 0.27
BVN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
97% of the 2684 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 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
77% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 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) 0.44
BVN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
85% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. BVN: 0.44 )
BVN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 8.44
Current: 0.44

0.31
8.44
Share Buyback Rate -11.20
BVN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 2001 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -10.50 vs. BVN: -11.20 )
BVN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 62.2   Max: -11.2
Current: -11.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.83
BVN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
88% of the 2684 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. BVN: 0.83 )
BVN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 8.35
Current: 0.83

0.78
8.35
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.60
BVN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
98% of the 2684 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BVN: 0.60 )
BVN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 4.24
Current: 0.6

0.58
4.24
Price/Median PS Value 0.36
BVN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 2684 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BVN: 0.36 )
BVN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 3.71
Current: 0.36

0.29
3.71
Price/Graham Number 1.54
BVN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
93% of the 2684 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BVN: 1.54 )
BVN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 4.77
Current: 1.54

0.55
4.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.80
BVN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. BVN: 6.80 )
BVN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 24.7
Current: 6.8

1.6
24.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -7.71
BVN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2075 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -14.04 vs. BVN: -7.71 )
BVN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -7.9   Max: 76.2
Current: -7.71

-7.9
76.2

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
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Traded in other countries:MBU.Germany, BVN N.Mexico
Buenaventura Mining Company Inc. is a publicly-traded precious metals company. It is engaged in the exploration, mining and processing of gold, silver and, to a lesser extent, other metals, in Peru. The Company currently operates the Julcani, Recuperada, Orcopampa, Poracota, Uchucchacua, Antapite and Ishihuinca mines and has controlling interests in two other mining companies which operate the Colquijirca, Marcapunta and Shila-Paula mines. It also owns an electric power transmission company and an engineering services consulting company and have minority interests in several other mining companies, including a significant ownership interest in Yanacocha, a Peruvian partnership that operates South America's gold mine, and Cerro Verde, a Peruvian company that operates a copper mine located in the south of Peru. It mainly 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. Buenaventura 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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