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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 : 9/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt No Debt
GNI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
80% of the 2642 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. GNI: No Debt )
GNI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.61
GNI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 1512 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. GNI: 0.61 )
GNI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.61

0.49
0.86
Interest Coverage No Debt
GNI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
100% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. GNI: No Debt )
GNI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 7.72
WACC vs ROIC
20.88%
668.65%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 73.07
GNI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1631 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. GNI: 73.07 )
GNI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 73.07   Max: 87.38
Current: 73.07

73.07
87.38
Net-margin (%) 73.07
GNI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1631 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. GNI: 73.07 )
GNI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 73.07   Max: 87.38
Current: 73.07

73.07
87.38
ROE (%) 126.89
GNI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 2585 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.65 vs. GNI: 126.89 )
GNI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 51.97   Max: 225.68
Current: 126.89

51.97
225.68
ROA (%) 90.22
GNI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 2671 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.79 vs. GNI: 90.22 )
GNI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 44.64   Max: 120.36
Current: 90.22

44.64
120.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1164.21
GNI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 2634 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.38 vs. GNI: 1164.21 )
GNI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 100   Max: 1691.24
Current: 1164.21

100
1691.24
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -12.40
GNI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1260 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. GNI: -12.40 )
GNI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.4   Max: 24.2
Current: -12.4

-12.4
24.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -16.30
GNI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -15.70 vs. GNI: -16.30 )
GNI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.3   Max: 26.4
Current: -16.3

-16.3
26.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -17.10
GNI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1551 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -16.30 vs. GNI: -17.10 )
GNI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -17.1   Max: 27.1
Current: -17.1

-17.1
27.1
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Q4 2013

GNI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

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Q1 2014

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Q2 2014

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 0.90
GNI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
100% of the 2953 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GNI: 0.90 )
GNI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 16.8
Current: 0.9

0.85
16.8
Forward P/E 1.87
GNI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 2956 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GNI: 1.87 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 0.90
GNI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
100% of the 2956 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GNI: 0.90 )
GNI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 16.79
Current: 0.9

0.85
16.79
P/B 1.72
GNI's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 2956 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. GNI: 1.72 )
GNI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.58   Max: 22.35
Current: 1.72

1.58
22.35
P/S 0.68
GNI's P/S is ranked higher than
91% of the 2953 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GNI: 0.68 )
GNI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 14.3
Current: 0.68

0.62
14.3
POCF 0.84
GNI's POCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 2956 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GNI: 0.84 )
GNI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 19.03
Current: 0.84

0.77
19.03
EV-to-EBIT 0.29
GNI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
100% of the 2956 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GNI: 0.29 )
GNI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 16.4
Current: 0.29

0.2
16.4
PEG 2.25
GNI's PEG is ranked higher than
98% of the 2956 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GNI: 2.25 )
GNI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 166
Current: 2.25

0.33
166
Shiller P/E 0.70
GNI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
100% of the 2956 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GNI: 0.70 )
GNI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 19.77
Current: 0.7

0.64
19.77
Current Ratio 3.20
GNI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 2599 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. GNI: 3.20 )
GNI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 3.23
Current: 3.2

1.57
3.23
Quick Ratio 3.20
GNI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 2598 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. GNI: 3.20 )
GNI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 3.23
Current: 3.2

1.57
3.23
Days Sales Outstanding 60.14
GNI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 2956 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GNI: 60.14 )
GNI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 60.14   Max: 123.07
Current: 60.14

60.14
123.07

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 103.70
GNI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
100% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. GNI: 103.70 )
GNI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 5.99   Max: 125.84
Current: 103.7

5.99
125.84
Dividend Payout 1.07
GNI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
92% of the 2956 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GNI: 1.07 )
GNI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 1.28
Current: 1.07

0.71
1.28
Dividend growth (3y) -14.60
GNI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
82% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.30 vs. GNI: -14.60 )
GNI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -19.4   Max: 37.4
Current: -14.6

-19.4
37.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 128.61
GNI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
100% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. GNI: 128.61 )
GNI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 7.43   Max: 156.07
Current: 128.61

7.43
156.07

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 3.10
GNI's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
96% of the 2956 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GNI: 3.10 )
GNI' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 5.35   Max: 425.83
Current: 3.1

5.35
425.83
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.00
GNI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 2956 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GNI: 2.00 )
GNI' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.04   Max: 56.78
Current: 2

3.04
56.78
Price/Tangible Book 1.70
GNI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 2956 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. GNI: 1.70 )
GNI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 21.22
Current: 1.7

2.6
21.22
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.20
GNI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
99% of the 2956 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GNI: 0.20 )
GNI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 3.08
Current: 0.2

0.36
3.08
Price/Median PS Value 0.10
GNI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 2956 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GNI: 0.10 )
GNI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 1.48
Current: 0.1

0.14
1.48
Price/Graham Number 0.30
GNI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
99% of the 2956 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GNI: 0.30 )
GNI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 3.4
Current: 0.3

0.46
3.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 344.80
GNI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
100% of the 2611 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.70 vs. GNI: 344.80 )
GNI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.1   Max: 484.1
Current: 344.8

6.1
484.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 48.63
GNI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
97% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.15 vs. GNI: 48.63 )
GNI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.6   Max: 53
Current: 48.63

-0.6
53

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Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
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Great Northern Iron Ore Properties was incorporated on December 7, 1906 in the State of Minnesota. The Company owns interests in fee, both mineral and non-mineral lands, on the Mesabi Iron Range in northeastern Minnesota. The Company's properties span two counties (St. Louis and Itasca) in northeastern Minnesota, extend from Hoyt Lakes on the east end of the Mesabi Iron Range to Grand Rapids on the west end of the Mesabi Iron Range. Many of these properties are leased to steel and mining companies that mine the mineral lands for taconite iron ore. The Company owns more than approximately 67,000 acres in various fee interests.
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