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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.

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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.

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

GDX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 61,900 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 50,000 sh (New)
John Burbank 47,526 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 758,900 sh (+10898.5%)
David Einhorn 8,796,896 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 250,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 500,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros 1,200,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros 970,344 sh (-11.79%)
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Q1 2014

GDX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Pioneer Investments 128,179 sh (New)
George Soros 1,158,085 sh (+19.35%)
Jim Simons 62,900 sh (+1.62%)
David Einhorn 8,653,896 sh (-1.63%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 6,900 sh (-99.09%)
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Q2 2014

GDX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Stanley Druckenmiller 3,895,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 66,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 169,300 sh (+169.16%)
George Soros 2,050,664 sh (+77.07%)
George Soros 1,327,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 350,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 6,900 sh (unchged)
David Einhorn 8,653,896 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

GDX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Arnold Schneider 11,000 sh (New)
John Burbank 40,000 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 6,900 sh (unchged)
David Einhorn 6,319,308 sh (-26.98%)
George Soros 1,036,135 sh (-49.47%)
Stanley Druckenmiller 1,546,600 sh (-60.29%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with GDX

(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
David Einhorn 2014-09-30 Reduce -26.98%0.86%$21.88 - $27.43 $ 21.97-14%6319308
George Soros 2014-09-30 Reduce -49.47%0.2%$21.88 - $27.43 $ 21.97-14%1036135
Arnold Schneider 2014-09-30 New Buy0.03%$21.88 - $27.43 $ 21.97-14%11000
John Burbank 2014-09-30 New Buy0.01%$21.88 - $27.43 $ 21.97-14%40000
George Soros 2014-06-30 Add 77.07%0.18%$22.04 - $26.27 $ 21.97-8%2050664
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 New Buy0.01%$22.04 - $26.27 $ 21.97-8%66000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 Reduce -99.09%0.04%$20.64 - $27.73 $ 21.97-10%6900
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Add 10898.5%0.04%$20.39 - $26.54 $ 21.97-5%758900
John Burbank 2013-12-31 New Buy0.03%$20.39 - $26.54 $ 21.97-5%47526
George Soros 2013-09-30 New Buy0.3%$22.9 - $30.43 $ 21.97-18%1100000
David Einhorn 2013-06-30 Add 46.49%1.27%$22.22 - $37.45 $ 21.97-25%8796896
George Soros 2013-03-31 Add 74.82%0.51%$35.91 - $47.1 $ 21.97-46%2666000
Leon Cooperman 2013-03-31 New Buy0.07%$35.91 - $47.1 $ 21.97-46%115000
Julian Robertson 2012-12-31 Sold Out 4.1%$44.85 - $54.25 $ 21.97-55%0
George Soros 2012-12-31 Reduce -34.41%0.69%$44.85 - $54.25 $ 21.97-55%1525000
John Keeley 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$44.85 - $54.25 $ 21.97-55%0
George Soros 2012-09-30 Add 132.5%1.14%$40.61 - $54.81 $ 21.97-52%2325000
Julian Robertson 2012-09-30 Add 37.06%1.11%$40.61 - $54.81 $ 21.97-52%349500
John Keeley 2012-09-30 New Buy0.01%$40.61 - $54.81 $ 21.97-52%4960
Julian Robertson 2012-06-30 Add 28.59%0.71%$39.58 - $49.87 $ 21.97-52%255000
George Soros 2012-06-30 New Buy0.65%$39.58 - $49.87 $ 21.97-52%1000000
Whitney Tilson 2012-06-30 Reduce -50%0.14%$39.58 - $49.87 $ 21.97-52%10000
Arnold Schneider 2012-06-30 New Buy0.03%$39.58 - $49.87 $ 21.97-52%6000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-06-30 Reduce -46.77%0.01%$39.58 - $49.87 $ 21.97-52%49500
John Griffin 2012-03-31 Sold Out 4.6%$48.48 - $57.47 $ 21.97-56%0
Julian Robertson 2012-03-31 Add 27.94%0.61%$48.48 - $57.47 $ 21.97-56%198300
Julian Robertson 2011-12-31 New Buy3.3%$50.06 - $63.3 $ 21.97-61%155000
John Griffin 2011-12-31 Add 29.71%1.05%$50.06 - $63.3 $ 21.97-61%4759000
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Ratios

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P/B 5.20
GDX's P/B is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GDX: 5.20 )
GDX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0   Max: 5.5
Current: 5.2

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5.5
EV-to-EBIT 10.40
GDX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GDX: 10.40 )
GDX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 10.4

PEG 1.90
GDX's PEG is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GDX: 1.90 )
GDX' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 2
Current: 1.9

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2

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.60
GDX's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GDX: 2.60 )
GDX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 2.6

Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.60
GDX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GDX: 2.60 )
GDX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 2.6

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