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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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Cash to Debt 0.39
LODE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. LODE: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LODE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.37 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.39
Equity to Asset 0.45
LODE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. LODE: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LODE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -28.75  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.45
-28.75
0.74
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -4.26
M-Score: -5.09
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -20.06
LODE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. LODE: -20.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LODE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -7900  Med: -467.06 Max: -33.98
Current: -20.06
-7900
-33.98
Net-margin (%) -10.53
LODE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -0.07 vs. LODE: -10.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LODE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7900  Med: -800.35 Max: -37.68
Current: -10.53
-7900
-37.68
ROE (%) -27.07
LODE's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1192 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -9.10 vs. LODE: -27.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LODE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -290.24  Med: -131.29 Max: -62.67
Current: -27.07
-290.24
-62.67
ROA (%) -5.38
LODE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1269 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -7.28 vs. LODE: -5.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LODE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -458.45  Med: -143.67 Max: -21.31
Current: -5.38
-458.45
-21.31
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -4.70
LODE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1237 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -9.50 vs. LODE: -4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LODE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -15800  Med: -163.38 Max: -26.08
Current: -4.7
-15800
-26.08
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 154.60
LODE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. LODE: 154.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LODE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -100.00 Max: 154.6
Current: 154.6
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154.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -64.80
LODE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -14.30 vs. LODE: -64.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LODE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -77.6  Med: -13.00 Max: 295.6
Current: -64.8
-77.6
295.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -36.40
LODE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -15.70 vs. LODE: -36.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LODE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -63.2  Med: -32.00 Max: 310.6
Current: -36.4
-63.2
310.6
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

LODE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Arnold Van Den Berg 16,587,119 sh (+21.51%)
Chuck Royce 375,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

LODE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 82,489 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 565,000 sh (+50.67%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 21,363,727 sh (unchged)
Arnold Van Den Berg 15,988,071 sh (-3.61%)
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Q1 2015

LODE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chuck Royce 615,000 sh (+8.85%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 14,527,564 sh (-9.13%)
Jim Simons 57,295 sh (-30.54%)
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Q2 2015

LODE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Arnold Van Den Berg 13,819,771 sh (-4.87%)
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Top Ranked Articles about Comstock Mining Inc

Century Management's Van Den Berg Favors Miners Despite Selling in Q3
Century Management founder Arnold Van Den Berg (Trades, Portfolio) drew much attention at the beginning of the year for buying a slew of low-priced mining companies. The sector had lost half its value in the previous five years, while gold also suffered – falling about 35% from its peak in 2011 after a historic rally to the start of 2014. Read more...

Ratios

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Forward P/E 23.87
LODE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
57% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 12.25 vs. LODE: 23.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 3.16
LODE's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. LODE: 3.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LODE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.45  Med: 4.97 Max: 11.28
Current: 3.16
1.45
11.28
P/S 1.94
LODE's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. LODE: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LODE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 27.72 Max: 600
Current: 1.94
0.55
600
Current Ratio 0.87
LODE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. LODE: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LODE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.29 Max: 16.37
Current: 0.87
0.01
16.37
Quick Ratio 0.69
LODE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. LODE: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LODE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.21 Max: 16.37
Current: 0.69
0.01
16.37
Days Inventory 31.02
LODE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
81% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 73.07 vs. LODE: 31.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LODE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 4.78  Med: 18.99 Max: 201.22
Current: 31.02
4.78
201.22
Days Sales Outstanding 0.86
LODE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
97% of the 634 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 32.82 vs. LODE: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LODE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 4.59 Max: 45.1
Current: 0.86
0.22
45.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.31
LODE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
55% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. LODE: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LODE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.14  Med: 5.15 Max: 78.5
Current: 2.31
2.14
78.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.08
LODE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. LODE: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LODE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.26 Max: 131.28
Current: 0.08
0.03
131.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -2.09
LODE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1226 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.00 vs. LODE: -2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LODE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -16.2  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: -2.09
-16.2
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
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Traded in other countries:GSPN.Germany,
Comstock Mining Inc was incorporated in Florida in 1999 and reincorporated in Nevada in 2008. The Company is a gold and silver mining company with contiguous property in the historic Comstock and Silver City mining districts. The Comstock District is located within the western portion of the Basin and Range Providence of Nevada, between Reno and Carson City. The Company began acquiring properties and developing projects in the Comstock District in 2003. Its Lucerne Resource area is located in Storey County, Nevada, approximately three miles south of Virginia City, Nevada and 30 miles southeast of Reno, Nevada. The Company also operates the Gold Hill Hotel located in Gold Hill, Nevada between Virginia City and the Comstock Mine Project. It continue acquiring additional properties in the Comstock District, expanding its footprint and creating opportunities for exploration, processing and mining. The Company now owns or controls approximately 7,447 acres of mining claims and parcels in the Comstock and Silver City Districts. The acreage is comprised of approximately 1,376 acres of patented claims (private lands) and surface parcels (private lands) and approximately 6,071 acres of unpatented mining claims, which the Bureau of Land Management, administers.
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