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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.21
AMEX:GSS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
83% of the 1515 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1683.91 vs. AMEX:GSS: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
AMEX:GSS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.73 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.21
Equity-to-Asset -0.18
AMEX:GSS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. AMEX:GSS: -0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
AMEX:GSS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.27  Med: 0.63 Max: 0.89
Current: -0.18
-0.27
0.89
Interest Coverage 0.02
AMEX:GSS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
100% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. AMEX:GSS: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AMEX:GSS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.33 Max: 5.01
Current: 0.02
0.02
5.01
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: -3.28
Beneish M-Score: -3.95
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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history
Operating Margin % 0.05
AMEX:GSS's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
53% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. AMEX:GSS: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
AMEX:GSS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.4  Med: 0.06 Max: 9.24
Current: 0.05
-49.4
9.24
Net Margin % -17.67
AMEX:GSS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
67% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. AMEX:GSS: -17.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
AMEX:GSS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.84  Med: -18.21 Max: 4.12
Current: -17.67
-56.84
4.12
ROA % -15.01
AMEX:GSS's ROA % is ranked lower than
57% of the 1534 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -9.85 vs. AMEX:GSS: -15.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
AMEX:GSS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.8  Med: -9.37 Max: 2.11
Current: -15.01
-56.8
2.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -19.36
AMEX:GSS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
54% of the 1458 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -14.33 vs. AMEX:GSS: -19.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
AMEX:GSS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -102.44  Med: -11.89 Max: 8.41
Current: -19.36
-102.44
8.41
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -19.40
AMEX:GSS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
74% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -3.70 vs. AMEX:GSS: -19.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
AMEX:GSS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.4  Med: 5.9 Max: 462.5
Current: -19.4
-19.4
462.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -59.90
AMEX:GSS's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
92% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -18.40 vs. AMEX:GSS: -59.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
AMEX:GSS' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -10.9 Max: 100.3
Current: -59.9
0
100.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -45.90
AMEX:GSS's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
77% of the 990 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -20.60 vs. AMEX:GSS: -45.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
AMEX:GSS' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -74.6  Med: -22.6 Max: 216
Current: -45.9
-74.6
216
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-21 Est.)


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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold    NAICS: 212221    SIC: 611
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Traded in other countries:GSC.Canada, GS5.Germany, GSR.Ghana,
Golden Star Resources Ltd through its subsidiary is engaged in production of gold in Ghana, West Africa. The Company also conducts gold exploration in West Africa and South America.

Golden Star Resources aims to become a midtier gold-mining company with operating mines situated along the Ashanti gold belt in Ghana. It relies on its 90% stakes in two mines in Ghana for all of its gold output. The firm also has ownership stakes in exploration properties in various countries in West Africa, and is headquartered in Toronto.

Ratios

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Forward PE Ratio 8.82
GSS's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. GSS: 8.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PS Ratio 1.09
GSS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. GSS: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
GSS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.13 Max: 7.97
Current: 1.09
0.16
7.97
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 4.75
GSS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
75% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 8.46 vs. GSS: 4.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
GSS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 8.57 Max: 368
Current: 4.75
0.74
368
EV-to-EBIT -9.02
GSS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 18.57 vs. GSS: -9.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GSS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -221.8  Med: -0.55 Max: 2800.4
Current: -9.02
-221.8
2800.4
EV-to-EBITDA -22.83
GSS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10.94 vs. GSS: -22.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GSS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31  Med: 5.3 Max: 481.4
Current: -22.83
-31
481.4
Current Ratio 0.56
GSS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. GSS: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GSS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.66 Max: 12.87
Current: 0.56
0.56
12.87
Quick Ratio 0.24
GSS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. GSS: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GSS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.81 Max: 11.32
Current: 0.24
0.13
11.32
Days Inventory 78.76
GSS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
53% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 75.38 vs. GSS: 78.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GSS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.13  Med: 60.29 Max: 103
Current: 78.76
53.13
103
Days Sales Outstanding 12.22
GSS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 35.22 vs. GSS: 12.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GSS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.11  Med: 7.85 Max: 17.39
Current: 12.22
6.11
17.39

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -8.20
GSS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -13.40 vs. GSS: -8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GSS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.3  Med: -8 Max: -0.1
Current: -8.2
-52.3
-0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.97
GSS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. GSS: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
GSS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.95 Max: 155
Current: 0.97
0.16
155
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -11.05
GSS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
89% of the 1744 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. GSS: -11.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
GSS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.19  Med: 3.3 Max: 12.6
Current: -11.05
-11.19
12.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $221.3
EPS (TTM) $ -0.11
Beta-0.53
Short Percentage of Float3.67%
52-Week Range $0.40 - 1.13
Shares Outstanding (Mil)360.11

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 329 352 365
EPS ($) 0.11 0.17 0.22
EPS without NRI ($) 0.11 0.17 0.22
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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