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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.24
GSS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
79% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. GSS: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GSS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.81 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.24
Equity to Asset -0.05
GSS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. GSS: -0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GSS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.05  Med: 0.69 Max: 0.91
Current: -0.05
-0.05
0.91
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -3.84
M-Score: -1.92
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 : 3/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -2.93
GSS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. GSS: -2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GSS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1400.3  Med: -1.88 Max: 31.6
Current: -2.93
-1400.3
31.6
Net-margin (%) -20.32
GSS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. GSS: -20.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GSS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -22200  Med: -20.36 Max: 52.77
Current: -20.32
-22200
52.77
ROE (%) -255.35
GSS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1231 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -9.60 vs. GSS: -255.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GSS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -217.13  Med: -6.03 Max: 17.08
Current: -255.35
-217.13
17.08
ROA (%) -22.80
GSS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1308 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -7.50 vs. GSS: -22.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GSS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -56.78  Med: -4.17 Max: 14.14
Current: -22.8
-56.78
14.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -41.80
GSS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -10.33 vs. GSS: -41.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GSS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -171.43  Med: 0.02 Max: 41.5
Current: -41.8
-171.43
41.5
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.80
GSS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. GSS: -7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GSS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -65.8  Med: 10.50 Max: 346.5
Current: -7.8
-65.8
346.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 216.00
GSS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -16.30 vs. GSS: 216.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GSS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -74.7  Med: -0.65 Max: 216
Current: 216
-74.7
216
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Ratios

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history
Forward P/E 27.55
GSS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 13.39 vs. GSS: 27.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
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P/S 0.26
GSS's P/S is ranked higher than
86% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. GSS: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GSS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.74 Max: 10.28
Current: 0.26
0.15
10.28
POCF 9.00
GSS's POCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 7.42 vs. GSS: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GSS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.99  Med: 10.63 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 9
0.99
99999999.99
Current Ratio 0.76
GSS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 1253 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. GSS: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GSS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 2.03 Max: 12.87
Current: 0.76
0.65
12.87
Quick Ratio 0.34
GSS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. GSS: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GSS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.21 Max: 11.32
Current: 0.34
0.12
11.32
Days Inventory 73.07
GSS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
50% of the 610 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 73.07 vs. GSS: 73.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GSS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 54.42  Med: 74.47 Max: 135.33
Current: 73.07
54.42
135.33
Days Sales Outstanding 17.02
GSS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 33.16 vs. GSS: 17.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GSS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 4.48  Med: 18.14 Max: 1901.65
Current: 17.02
4.48
1901.65

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.15
GSS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. GSS: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GSS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.74 Max: 225
Current: 0.15
0.1
225
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -63.70
GSS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.30 vs. GSS: -63.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GSS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 3.90 Max: 144.1
Current: -63.7
0.1
144.1

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
Compare:EGO, ABX, GG, NMCEF, IAG » details
Traded in other countries:GSC.Canada, GS5.Germany,
Golden Star Resources Ltd was established under the Canada Business Corporations Act on May 15, 1992. It is a gold mining and exploration company, producing gold in Ghana, West Africa. The Company also conducts gold exploration in West Africa and in South America. Through its subsidiary, Golden Star (Wassa) Limited, it owns and operates the Wassa open-pit gold mine, the Father Brown open-pit gold mine and a carbon-in-leach processing plant, located approximately 35 kilometers from the town of Bogoso, Ghana and through its subsidiary Golden Star (Bogoso/Prestea) Limited, it owns and operates the Bogoso gold mining and processing operation located near the town of Bogoso, Ghana. The Company also has a 90% interest in the Prestea Underground mine in Ghana. It holds interests in several gold exploration projects in Ghana and other parts of West Africa, and in South America it holds and manages exploration properties in Brazil. It competes with other mining companies in the acquisition, exploration, financing and development of new mineral properties.
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Early Warning-Gossan CEO Shareholdings Exceed 10% of Shares Outstanding Dec 16 2014 
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Golden Star's Prestea Mine PEA Indicates NPV of $121 M for Initial Capital Expenditure of $40 M Nov 13 2014 
Golden Star to Host Investor Conference Call Nov 10 2014 
Golden Star Resources Announces Filing of PEA for Wassa Mine Oct 22 2014 
Golden Star Reports Preliminary Third Quarter 2014 Production Results Oct 15 2014 
Insiders Are Buying Guyana Goldfields Jul 05 2014 
Golden Star Continues to Lose Ground Apr 15 2014 
Mining for Gold, Minus the Risks: Why Royal Gold Has a Lot to Offer Dec 19 2013 
Gurus Cut Losses and Shed Their Holdings of Golden Star Resources Dec 13 2013 

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Update on Bogoso Refractory Business Jul 03 2015
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Golden Star Announces Election of Directors May 08 2015
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Golden Star First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Project Update May 07 2015
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