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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.76
LODE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 2436 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. LODE: 0.76 )
LODE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.76

Equity to Asset 0.49
LODE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. LODE: 0.49 )
LODE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -28.75   Max: 0.74
Current: 0.49

-28.75
0.74
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -4.29
M-Score: -4.18
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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Operating margin (%) -50.09
LODE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. LODE: -50.09 )
LODE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -7900   Max: -84.32
Current: -50.09

-7900
-84.32
Net-margin (%) -53.09
LODE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -2.42 vs. LODE: -53.09 )
LODE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7900   Max: -85.98
Current: -53.09

-7900
-85.98
ROE (%) -64.22
LODE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2398 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -7.53 vs. LODE: -64.22 )
LODE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -290.24   Max: -56.25
Current: -64.22

-290.24
-56.25
ROA (%) -28.96
LODE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2456 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.78 vs. LODE: -28.96 )
LODE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -458.45   Max: -36.21
Current: -28.96

-458.45
-36.21
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -40.32
LODE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 2420 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -6.85 vs. LODE: -40.32 )
LODE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -15800   Max: -53.94
Current: -40.32

-15800
-53.94
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -56.00
LODE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. LODE: -56.00 )
LODE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -77.6   Max: 295.6
Current: -56

-77.6
295.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -49.10
LODE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1409 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -14.20 vs. LODE: -49.10 )
LODE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -63.2   Max: 310.6
Current: -49.1

-63.2
310.6
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

LODE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Arnold Van Den Berg 8,122,809 sh (+4.09%)
Chuck Royce 375,000 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

LODE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Arnold Van Den Berg 9,588,176 sh (+18.04%)
Chuck Royce 375,000 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

LODE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Arnold Van Den Berg 13,651,038 sh (+42.37%)
Chuck Royce 375,000 sh (unchged)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LODE

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-09-30 Add 21.51%0.35%$1.19 - $1.688 $ 0.68-55%16587119
Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-06-30 Add 42.37%0.6%$1.56 - $1.77 $ 0.68-60%13651038
Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-03-31 Add 18.04%0.2%$1.63 - $2.06 $ 0.68-64%9588176
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-09-30 Add 32.32%0.34%$1.65 - $2.23 $ 0.68-66%7803919
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-06-30 Add 52.07%0.34%$1.65 - $2.06 $ 0.68-65%5897801
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-03-31 Add 1270.93%0.7%$1.78 - $2.28 $ 0.68-66%3878236
Arnold Van Den Berg 2012-06-30 New Buy0.07%$1.65 - $2.5 $ 0.68-66%278935
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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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P/B 2.34
LODE's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 2662 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. LODE: 2.34 )
LODE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.34   Max: 11.28
Current: 2.34

2.34
11.28
P/S 2.00
LODE's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 2662 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LODE: 2.00 )
LODE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 600
Current: 2

0.55
600
EV-to-EBIT -4.18
LODE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 2662 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LODE: -4.18 )
LODE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -105.4   Max: -1.7
Current: -4.18

-105.4
-1.7
Current Ratio 0.84
LODE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 2440 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. LODE: 0.84 )
LODE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 16.37
Current: 0.84

0.01
16.37
Quick Ratio 0.73
LODE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 2439 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. LODE: 0.73 )
LODE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 16.37
Current: 0.73

0.01
16.37

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.35
LODE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 2662 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. LODE: 2.35 )
LODE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.93   Max: 78.5
Current: 2.35

2.93
78.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.04
LODE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 2662 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LODE: 0.04 )
LODE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 80.81
Current: 0.04

0.02
80.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -23.90
LODE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 2403 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.30 vs. LODE: -23.90 )
LODE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: -23.9

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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