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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.31
GSS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 1379 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. GSS: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GSS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.78 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.31
Equity to Asset -0.27
GSS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. GSS: -0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GSS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.27  Med: 0.66 Max: 0.89
Current: -0.27
-0.27
0.89
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -4.50
M-Score: -4.71
WACC vs ROIC
15.79%
-149.35%
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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -16.20
GSS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -0.29 vs. GSS: -16.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GSS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.7  Med: -1.90 Max: 5.86
Current: -16.2
-49.7
5.86
Net-margin (%) -25.07
GSS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -1.93 vs. GSS: -25.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GSS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.84  Med: -11.32 Max: 52.77
Current: -25.07
-56.84
52.77
ROA (%) -28.11
GSS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1395 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.53 vs. GSS: -28.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GSS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.79  Med: -3.07 Max: 10.49
Current: -28.11
-56.79
10.49
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -47.16
GSS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1352 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -11.41 vs. GSS: -47.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GSS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -102.44  Med: -1.00 Max: 17.47
Current: -47.16
-102.44
17.47
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -13.80
GSS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -3.50 vs. GSS: -13.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GSS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.9  Med: 10.30 Max: 462.7
Current: -13.8
-14.9
462.7
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-05-04)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

GSS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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GSS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

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Q3 2015

GSS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

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Q4 2015

GSS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 6.16
GSS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 16.13 vs. GSS: 6.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/S 0.70
GSS's P/S is ranked higher than
69% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. GSS: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GSS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.44 Max: 7.94
Current: 0.7
0.16
7.94
PFCF 38.93
GSS's PFCF is ranked lower than
84% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 12.94 vs. GSS: 38.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GSS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.34  Med: 18.44 Max: 3060
Current: 38.93
7.34
3060
POCF 2.89
GSS's POCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 7.14 vs. GSS: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GSS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 9.39 Max: 710
Current: 2.89
0.74
710
Current Ratio 0.56
GSS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 1332 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 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: 1.87 Max: 12.87
Current: 0.56
0.56
12.87
Quick Ratio 0.31
GSS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 1332 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. GSS: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GSS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.05 Max: 11.32
Current: 0.31
0.13
11.32
Days Inventory 53.89
GSS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
66% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 73.36 vs. GSS: 53.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GSS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.13  Med: 58.95 Max: 107.85
Current: 53.89
53.13
107.85
Days Sales Outstanding 7.75
GSS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 29.88 vs. GSS: 7.75 )
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: 26.26
Current: 7.75
6.11
26.26

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.47
GSS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. GSS: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GSS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.90 Max: 155
Current: 0.47
0.12
155
Price/Graham Number 0.51
GSS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
78% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. GSS: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GSS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 2.01 Max: 4.87
Current: 0.51
0.14
4.87
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -34.26
GSS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.20 vs. GSS: -34.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GSS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 3.30 Max: 12.6
Current: -34.26
0.1
12.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $255
EPS $ -0.27
Beta-0.61
Short Percentage of Float2.97%
52-Week Range $0.14 - 0.84
Shares Outstanding(Mil)259.90

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 271 356 381
EPS($) -0.01 0.14 0.21
EPS without NRI($) -0.01 0.14 0.21

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
Compare:TSX:AR, TSX:CRJ, TSX:DPM, TSX:TGZ, TSX:P, PHS:LCB » 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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