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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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history
Cash to Debt 0.31
LODE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 2385 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 170.11 vs. LODE: 0.31 )
LODE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.31

Equity to Asset 0.46
LODE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. LODE: 0.46 )
LODE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -48   Max: 0.62
Current: 0.46

-48
0.62
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -3.90
M-Score: 2.41
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 (%) -84.32
LODE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1252 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. LODE: -84.32 )
LODE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -7900   Max: -84.32
Current: -84.32

-7900
-84.32
Net-margin (%) -85.98
LODE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1252 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -0.09 vs. LODE: -85.98 )
LODE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7900   Max: -85.98
Current: -85.98

-7900
-85.98
ROE (%) -105.45
LODE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2284 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -9.18 vs. LODE: -105.45 )
LODE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -244.57   Max: -69.92
Current: -105.45

-244.57
-69.92
ROA (%) -48.52
LODE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2359 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -7.69 vs. LODE: -48.52 )
LODE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7900   Max: -43.03
Current: -48.52

-7900
-43.03
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -63.93
LODE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 2289 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -10.19 vs. LODE: -63.93 )
LODE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7900   Max: -58.54
Current: -63.93

-7900
-58.54
EBITDA Growth (%) -56.00
LODE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1403 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -7.20 vs. LODE: -56.00 )
LODE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -77.6   Max: 295.6
Current: -56

-77.6
295.6
EPS Growth (%) -49.10
LODE's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1340 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -6.70 vs. LODE: -49.10 )
LODE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -63.2   Max: 310.6
Current: -49.1

-63.2
310.6
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LODE Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Arnold Van Den Berg 5,897,801 sh (+52.07%)
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Chuck Royce 375,000 sh (unchged)
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LODE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Arnold Van Den Berg 8,122,809 sh (+4.09%)
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LODE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Arnold Van Den Berg 9,588,176 sh (+18.04%)
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Latest Guru Trades with LODE

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-03-31 Add 18.04%0.2%$1.63 - $2.06 $ 1.69-11%9588176
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-09-30 Add 32.32%0.34%$1.65 - $2.23 $ 1.69-14%7803919
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Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-03-31 Add 1270.93%0.7%$1.78 - $2.28 $ 1.69-16%3878236
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Ratios

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P/B 5.83
LODE's P/B is ranked lower than
61% of the 2285 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. LODE: 5.83 )
LODE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.98   Max: 7.69
Current: 5.83

2.98
7.69
P/S 4.23
LODE's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. LODE: 4.23 )
LODE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 331
Current: 4.23

0.45
331

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 5.82
LODE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
67% of the 2223 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. LODE: 5.82 )
LODE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.96   Max: 78.5
Current: 5.82

2.96
78.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.42
LODE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 1191 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. LODE: 0.42 )
LODE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 6.13
Current: 0.42

0.16
6.13
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -23.17
LODE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1956 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -13.51 vs. LODE: -23.17 )
LODE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -944.7   Max: -8.8
Current: -23.17

-944.7
-8.8

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
Compare:EGO, ABX, GG, NMCEF, IAG » details
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 and mining. The Company now owns or controls approximately 5,900 acres of mining claims and parcels in the Comstock and Silver City Districts. The acreage is comprised of approximately 1,350 acres of patented claims (private lands) and surface parcels (private lands) and approximately 4,550 acres of unpatented mining claims, which the Bureau of Land Management, administers.

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