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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.16
GFI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 2482 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 285.90 vs. GFI: 0.16 )
GFI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.16   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.16

Equity to Asset 0.55
GFI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 1302 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. GFI: 0.55 )
GFI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.55

0.47
0.94
Interest Coverage 1.13
GFI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
52% of the 1388 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. GFI: 1.13 )
GFI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 9999.99
Current: 1.13

1.13
9999.99
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 1.20
M-Score: -2.63
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.81
GFI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. GFI: 2.81 )
GFI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.81   Max: 50.98
Current: 2.81

2.81
50.98
Net-margin (%) -8.53
GFI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1313 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -3.18 vs. GFI: -8.53 )
GFI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -11.79   Max: 53.61
Current: -8.53

-11.79
53.61
ROE (%) -6.21
GFI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 2408 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -10.66 vs. GFI: -6.21 )
GFI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -13.59   Max: 28.15
Current: -6.21

-13.59
28.15
ROA (%) -3.42
GFI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2488 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.51 vs. GFI: -3.42 )
GFI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.65   Max: 21.75
Current: -3.42

-7.65
21.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.58
GFI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2406 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -10.79 vs. GFI: 1.58 )
GFI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.58   Max: 37.49
Current: 1.58

1.58
37.49
Revenue Growth (%) -12.50
GFI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. GFI: -12.50 )
GFI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -36.6   Max: 40.5
Current: -12.5

-36.6
40.5
EBITDA Growth (%) -33.40
GFI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1551 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -11.30 vs. GFI: -33.40 )
GFI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -57.1   Max: 183
Current: -33.4

-57.1
183
» GFI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

GFI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Mario Gabelli 93,510 sh (+7.99%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 57,297,028 sh (+3.09%)
John Paulson 6,529,748 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Ray Dalio 372,900 sh (-12.38%)
Jim Simons 2,338,095 sh (-42.58%)
Chuck Royce 571,600 sh (-60.74%)
John Hussman 250,000 sh (-66.67%)
Jeremy Grantham 207,314 sh (-79.91%)
Steven Cohen 25,700 sh (-91.99%)
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Q4 2013

GFI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 89,175 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 758,314 sh (+265.78%)
Steven Cohen 76,265 sh (+196.75%)
Ray Dalio 734,700 sh (+97.02%)
Jim Simons 3,088,000 sh (+32.07%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 59,595,028 sh (+4.01%)
John Paulson 6,529,748 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 250,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 87,310 sh (-6.63%)
Chuck Royce 428,400 sh (-25.05%)
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Q1 2014

GFI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Arnold Van Den Berg 1,099,240 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,458,400 sh (+240.43%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,298,514 sh (+71.24%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 61,677,853 sh (+3.49%)
John Paulson 6,529,748 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 250,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Steven Cohen 64,102 sh (-15.95%)
Ray Dalio 608,300 sh (-17.2%)
Jim Simons 605,100 sh (-80.4%)
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Q2 2014

GFI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ray Dalio 706,600 sh (+16.16%)
Chuck Royce 1,668,400 sh (+14.4%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 61,913,260 sh (+0.38%)
John Hussman 250,000 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 6,529,748 sh (unchged)
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,091,411 sh (-0.71%)
Jim Simons 320,000 sh (-47.12%)
Jeremy Grantham 283,414 sh (-78.17%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with GFI

(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 2014-03-31 New Buy0.34%$3 - $4.36 $ 4.6326%1099240
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Sold Out $3 - $4.36 $ 4.6326%0
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 97.02%0.01%$3.02 - $4.88 $ 4.6313%734700
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Reduce -66.67%0.12%$4.59 - $6.52 $ 4.63-14%250000
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.06%$4.59 - $6.52 $ 4.63-14%0
John Burbank 2013-06-30 Reduce -87.25%0.71%$4.7 - $7.7 $ 4.63-28%333665
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-06-30 Add 17.81%0.14%$4.7 - $7.7 $ 4.63-28%55579795
John Hussman 2013-06-30 Reduce -25%0.07%$4.7 - $7.7 $ 4.63-28%750000
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Add 361.11%0.02%$4.7 - $7.7 $ 4.63-28%425600
John Burbank 2013-03-31 Reduce -22.92%0.37%$7.75 - $10.752 $ 4.63-50%2616319
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$7.75 - $10.752 $ 4.63-50%92300
John Burbank 2012-12-31 New Buy1.6%$9.74 - $11.2 $ 4.63-55%3394316
John Hussman 2012-12-31 Add 66.67%0.16%$9.74 - $11.2 $ 4.63-55%1250000
John Paulson 2012-09-30 Reduce -63.74%1.21%$10.2 - $11.95 $ 4.63-58%6541600
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-09-30 Add 9.07%0.18%$10.2 - $11.95 $ 4.63-58%46789564
John Hussman 2012-09-30 Reduce -50%0.18%$10.2 - $11.95 $ 4.63-58%750000
John Hussman 2012-06-30 Add 149900%0.36%$10.21 - $11.96 $ 4.63-58%1500000
John Hussman 2012-03-31 Reduce -99.93%0.37%$11.57 - $14.56 $ 4.63-63%1000
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Add 209.4%0.01%$11.57 - $14.56 $ 4.63-63%80600
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$12.64 - $15.75 $ 4.63-67%0
Mario Gabelli 2011-12-31 Add 71.38%$12.64 - $15.75 $ 4.63-67%26050
John Hussman 2011-06-30 Add 837.5%0.32%$11.88 - $15.96 $ 4.63-66%1500000
George Soros 2011-06-30 New Buy0.02%$11.88 - $15.96 $ 4.63-66%83900
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 0.90
GFI's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. GFI: 0.90 )
GFI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 5.4
Current: 0.9

0.07
5.4
P/S 1.20
GFI's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GFI: 1.20 )
GFI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 5.27
Current: 1.2

0.79
5.27
EV-to-EBIT 66.03
GFI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GFI: 66.03 )
GFI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 122.8
Current: 66.03

4.4
122.8
Shiller P/E 10.30
GFI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 2674 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GFI: 10.30 )
GFI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.87   Max: 101.3
Current: 10.3

6.87
101.3
Current Ratio 1.71
GFI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. GFI: 1.71 )
GFI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 2.82
Current: 1.71

0.5
2.82
Quick Ratio 1.07
GFI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 1809 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. GFI: 1.07 )
GFI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.5
Current: 1.07

0.4
2.5

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.30
GFI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
82% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. GFI: 0.30 )
GFI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 5.23
Current: 0.3

0.57
5.23
Dividend growth (3y) -24.50
GFI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
68% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. GFI: -24.50 )
GFI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 130.3
Current: -24.5

0
130.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.20
GFI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
86% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. GFI: 0.20 )
GFI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 3.5
Current: 0.2

0.38
3.5
Share Buyback Rate -1.30
GFI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 2002 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -11.80 vs. GFI: -1.30 )
GFI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.7   Max: -30.3
Current: -1.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.10
GFI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
85% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. GFI: 1.10 )
GFI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 5.26
Current: 1.1

0.5
5.26
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.80
GFI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GFI: 0.80 )
GFI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 3.97
Current: 0.8

0.58
3.97
Price/Median PS Value 0.50
GFI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GFI: 0.50 )
GFI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.41
Current: 0.5

0.37
2.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.50
GFI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. GFI: 1.50 )
GFI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 22.9
Current: 1.5

0.8
22.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -6.17
GFI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2095 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -13.46 vs. GFI: -6.17 )
GFI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.7   Max: 358.4
Current: -6.17

-11.7
358.4

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
Compare:EGO, ABX, GG, NMCEF, IAG » details
Traded in other countries:GOLI.Switzerland, EDGA.Germany, EDG.Germany, GFIOF.USA
Gold Fields Ltd is incorporated in South Africa. It is involved in gold mining and related activities including exploration, extraction, processing and smelting. The Company's main product id Gold bullion which is currently produced in South Africa, Ghana and Australia. It also produces copper/gold concentrate in Peru. The Company has 68.4 million ounces of gold and 1,024million pounds of copper.
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this company is doing everything right /SAC needs to sell to pay his fines!!!

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