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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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Cash to Debt 0.31
GSS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 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: 0.01  Med: 0.80 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.31
Equity to Asset -0.36
GSS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
98% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. GSS: -0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GSS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.36  Med: 0.67 Max: 0.91
Current: -0.36
-0.36
0.91
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -5.84
M-Score: -4.28
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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Operating margin (%) -25.07
GSS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. GSS: -25.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GSS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.4  Med: -1.88 Max: 9.24
Current: -25.07
-49.4
9.24
Net-margin (%) -40.22
GSS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. GSS: -40.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GSS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.84  Med: -8.85 Max: 52.77
Current: -40.22
-56.84
52.77
ROA (%) -34.32
GSS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1191 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.94 vs. GSS: -34.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GSS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.79  Med: -2.34 Max: 10.49
Current: -34.32
-56.79
10.49
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -59.02
GSS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1152 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -7.07 vs. GSS: -59.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GSS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -102.44  Med: -2.23 Max: 17.47
Current: -59.02
-102.44
17.47
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.90
GSS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. GSS: -7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GSS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.8  Med: 11.00 Max: 346.5
Current: -7.9
-14.8
346.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 241.10
GSS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -15.20 vs. GSS: 241.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GSS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76.4  Med: -12.10 Max: 241.1
Current: 241.1
-76.4
241.1
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Guru Trades

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Ratios

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Forward P/E 18.83
GSS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
57% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 12.71 vs. GSS: 18.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
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P/S 0.27
GSS's P/S is ranked higher than
87% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. GSS: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GSS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 2.03 Max: 11.04
Current: 0.27
0.22
11.04
PFCF 41.27
GSS's PFCF is ranked lower than
81% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 11.79 vs. GSS: 41.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GSS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.51  Med: 20.19 Max: 306
Current: 41.27
7.51
306
POCF 1.61
GSS's POCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 6.14 vs. GSS: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GSS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 10.00 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 1.61
0.88
99999999.99
Current Ratio 0.44
GSS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. GSS: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GSS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.97 Max: 12.87
Current: 0.44
0.43
12.87
Quick Ratio 0.25
GSS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. GSS: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GSS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.13 Max: 11.32
Current: 0.25
0.12
11.32
Days Inventory 72.71
GSS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
53% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 79.12 vs. GSS: 72.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GSS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.42  Med: 61.76 Max: 109.22
Current: 72.71
54.42
109.22
Days Sales Outstanding 13.83
GSS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 34.18 vs. GSS: 13.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GSS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.11  Med: 8.96 Max: 26.7
Current: 13.83
6.11
26.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.16
GSS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. GSS: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GSS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.72 Max: 225
Current: 0.16
0.11
225
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -119.52
GSS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -4.00 vs. GSS: -119.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GSS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -136.11  Med: 3.80 Max: 9.1
Current: -119.52
-136.11
9.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 41.05
GSS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -0.54 vs. GSS: 41.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GSS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -112.4  Med: -9.00 Max: 12.5
Current: 41.05
-112.4
12.5

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $285
EPS $ -0.50
Beta-0.04
Short Percentage of Float2.72%
52-Week Range $0.14 - 0.42
Shares Outstanding(Mil)259.90

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 344 317 406 466
EPS($) -0.23 -0.14 0.02 0.18
EPS without NRI($) -0.23 -0.14 0.02 0.18

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
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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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