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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 : 6/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
NCQ's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 23.26 vs. NCQ: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NCQ' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
N/A
No Debt
Interest Coverage No Debt
NCQ's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. NCQ: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NCQ' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 74.39
WACC vs ROIC
17.47%
-29.07%
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 : 3/10

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ROE (%) -20.88
NCQ's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1393 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -11.88 vs. NCQ: -20.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NCQ' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -101.33  Med: -60.5 Max: -20.88
Current: -20.88
-101.33
-20.88
ROA (%) -20.50
NCQ's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1557 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.67 vs. NCQ: -20.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NCQ' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.21  Med: -32.76 Max: -12.55
Current: -20.5
-70.21
-12.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -28.87
NCQ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.96 vs. NCQ: -28.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NCQ' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -95.38  Med: -33.87 Max: -6.72
Current: -28.87
-95.38
-6.72
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -38.30
NCQ's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -18.10 vs. NCQ: -38.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NCQ' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -38.3 Max: -21.1
Current: -38.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -38.00
NCQ's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -20.60 vs. NCQ: -38.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NCQ' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -38 Max: -24.7
Current: -38
» NCQ's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-08)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

NCQ Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 21,566 sh (New)
John Paulson 11,835,319 sh (unchged)
Seth Klarman 10,600,758 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 38,476 sh (-2.54%)
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Q4 2015

NCQ Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 42,766 sh (+98.30%)
Seth Klarman 10,600,758 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 11,835,319 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 34,450 sh (-10.46%)
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Q1 2016

NCQ Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 74,066 sh (+73.19%)
Seth Klarman 10,600,758 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 11,823,019 sh (-0.10%)
Murray Stahl 33,078 sh (-3.98%)
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Q2 2016

NCQ Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 91,801 sh (+23.94%)
Seth Klarman 10,600,758 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 11,623,451 sh (-1.69%)
Murray Stahl 31,958 sh (-3.39%)
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
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Traded in other countries:NCQ.Canada, NK5.Germany,
NovaCopper Inc is a mineral exploration company. The Company is engaged in exploration of Arctic and Bornite projects located in Northwest Alaska in the United States of America.

NovaCopper Inc was incorporated on April 27, 2011 under the Business Corporations Act. It is a mineral exploration company. The Company engages in the exploration and development of mineral properties in North America with a portfolio of mineral properties located in Alaska and British Columbia. The Company is advancing its Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects located in the Ambler mining district in Northwest Alaska, United States. The Company focuses on copper properties, some of which also have significant zinc, lead, gold, and silver resources.

Top Ranked Articles about NovaCopper Inc

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Ratios

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P/B 1.23
NCQ's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 1346 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. NCQ: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NCQ' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 2.7
Current: 1.23
0
2.7
EV-to-EBIT -4.80
NCQ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.94 vs. NCQ: -4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NCQ' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.04  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: -4.8
-6.04
0
EV-to-EBITDA -4.91
NCQ's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.34 vs. NCQ: -4.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NCQ' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.2  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: -4.91
-6.2
0
Current Ratio 29.28
NCQ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1496 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. NCQ: 29.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NCQ' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.96  Med: 6.11 Max: 30.67
Current: 29.28
1.96
30.67
Quick Ratio 29.28
NCQ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1496 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. NCQ: 29.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NCQ' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.96  Med: 6.11 Max: 30.67
Current: 29.28
1.96
30.67

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -31.00
NCQ's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -11.60 vs. NCQ: -31.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NCQ' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33  Med: -31 Max: 0
Current: -31
-33
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 4.80
NCQ's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
75% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.55 vs. NCQ: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
NCQ' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.37  Med: 7.88 Max: 52.5
Current: 4.8
2.37
52.5
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.50
NCQ's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.28 vs. NCQ: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
NCQ' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 7.26 Max: 35
Current: 4.5
2.3
35
Price/Tangible Book 1.23
NCQ's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 1313 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. NCQ: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
NCQ' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.58 Max: 2.86
Current: 1.23
0.7
2.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -20.80
NCQ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1532 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.70 vs. NCQ: -20.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NCQ' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1173.27  Med: 0 Max: 2998.14
Current: -20.8
-1173.27
2998.14

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -0.09
Beta0.05
Short Percentage of Float1.08%
52-Week Range $0.15 - 0.86
Shares Outstanding (Mil)105.17
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Paulson & Co. Loses Money on NovaCopper as Copper Prices Decline Jun 01 2016 
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John Paulson’s Gold Fund - The Midas Touch? Mar 22 2013 
Klarman Ups His Stake in NovaCopper Yet Again Dec 11 2012 
Seth Klarman Buys Rovi Corp, Novagold, Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Sells Hewlett-packard, Microsoft and Nov 13 2012 
Four New Picks from Seth Klarman: ORCL, GNW, HES, NCQ; Adds to HPQ, BP, NG, ANV, IDIX, VSAT Aug 13 2012 

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NovaCopper Announces Election of Directors May 19 2016
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