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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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Cash to Debt 1.70
DGSE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
65% of the 1083 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. DGSE: 1.70 )
DGSE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 2.43
Current: 1.7

0.01
2.43
Equity to Asset 0.42
DGSE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. DGSE: 0.42 )
DGSE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.04   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.42

-0.04
0.55
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 4.04
M-Score: -3.81
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) -2.22
DGSE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. DGSE: -2.22 )
DGSE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.58   Max: 4.75
Current: -2.22

-3.58
4.75
Net-margin (%) -2.45
DGSE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. DGSE: -2.45 )
DGSE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7.76   Max: 13.01
Current: -2.45

-7.76
13.01
ROE (%) -25.51
DGSE's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.28 vs. DGSE: -25.51 )
DGSE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -62.33   Max: 66.67
Current: -25.51

-62.33
66.67
ROA (%) -10.68
DGSE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. DGSE: -10.68 )
DGSE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -25.05   Max: 77.46
Current: -10.68

-25.05
77.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -29.01
DGSE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.54 vs. DGSE: -29.01 )
DGSE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -29.01   Max: 56.41
Current: -29.01

-29.01
56.41
Revenue Growth (%) 6.60
DGSE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. DGSE: 6.60 )
DGSE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -1.1   Max: 32.4
Current: 6.6

-1.1
32.4
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Ratios

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P/B 2.50
DGSE's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. DGSE: 2.50 )
DGSE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 6.2
Current: 2.5

0.46
6.2
P/S 0.20
DGSE's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. DGSE: 0.20 )
DGSE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 1.18
Current: 0.2

0.09
1.18
EV-to-EBIT 2.70
DGSE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
97% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. DGSE: 2.70 )
DGSE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.8   Max: 236
Current: 2.7

7.8
236

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.40
DGSE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
61% of the 953 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. DGSE: 3.40 )
DGSE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 11.66
Current: 3.4

1.48
11.66
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.20
DGSE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
61% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. DGSE: 2.20 )
DGSE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 54.3
Current: 2.2

0.58
54.3
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
DGSE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. DGSE: 0.60 )
DGSE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 7.5
Current: 0.6

0.42
7.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -2.80
DGSE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
53% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.57 vs. DGSE: -2.80 )
DGSE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -16.2   Max: 9.7
Current: -2.8

-16.2
9.7

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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DGSE Companies, Inc., a Nevada corporation was incorporated on September 16, 1965 under the name 'Canyon State Mining Corporation of Nevada'. After several name changes through the years, in 2005 it changed its name to DGSE Companies, Inc. The Company buys and sells jewelry, diamonds, fine watches, rare coins and currency, precious metal bullion products, scrap gold, silver, platinum and palladium as well as collectibles and other valuables. The Company's customers include individual consumers, dealers and institutions throughout the United States. Its operations are organized into two types of customers namely Retail and Wholesale. Its products and services are marketed through 34 retail locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. During the year ended December 31, 2012, it opened additional locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Texas. These retail locations operate under a variety of banners, including Bullion Express, Charleston Gold & Diamond Exchange, Dallas Gold & Silver Exchange and Southern Bullion Coin & Jewelry and are supported by the following websites: www.BullionExpress.com, www.CGDEinc.com, www.DGSE.com and www.SouthernBullion.com. The Company also operates two websites that are not specifically tied to any physical location which include www.AmericanGoldAndSilverExchange.com, which provides clients with the ability to mail their unwanted valuables to the Company for evaluation and purchase and www.USBullionExchange.com, which facilitates real time trading in all common precious metal bullion products. The Company's Fairchild International division supplies over 1,100 regional jewelry stores across the country, with pre-owned Rolexes and aftermarket Rolex accessories such as bands, bezels and dials. In addition to Fairchild, it transacts a significant amount of business with wholesalers and other companies in its industry. The Company's products and services include Jewelry, Bullion, Rare Coins, currency and collectibles and Scrap. It sells all categories of jewelry including bridal jewelry, fashion jewelry, custom-made jewelry, diamonds and other gemstones, watches and findings. It also maintains jewelry repair centers and accepts repairs, polishing and service orders. Its bullion trading operation buys and sells all forms of gold, silver, platinum and palladium precious metals products, including United States and other government coins, private mint medallions, wafers, art bars and trade unit bars. Retail bullion transactions are conducted with individual consumers at all of its store locations and online at www.USBullionExchange.com. Wholesale bullion transactions are conducted through its main bullion trading operation in Dallas, Texas, which maintains numerous vendor relationships with major industry wholesalers, mints and institutions. The Company buys and sells numismatic items, including rare coins, currency, medals, tokens and

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