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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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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.52
NG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. NG: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NG' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.65 Max: 581.2
Current: 0.52
0.08
581.2
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 2.97
M-Score: 3.38
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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
ROE (%) -8.72
NG's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.10 vs. NG: -8.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NG' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.71  Med: -11.67 Max: -3.4
Current: -8.72
-63.71
-3.4
ROA (%) -6.69
NG's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1191 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.94 vs. NG: -6.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NG' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.62  Med: -8.16 Max: -1.97
Current: -6.69
-25.62
-1.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -31.13
NG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1152 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.07 vs. NG: -31.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82.47  Med: -18.98 Max: -0.09
Current: -31.13
-82.47
-0.09
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 64.90
NG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -15.20 vs. NG: 64.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NG' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.9  Med: -4.60 Max: 174.4
Current: 64.9
-69.9
174.4
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

NG Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 163,390 sh (New)
Seth Klarman 21,688,300 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
John Paulson 35,616,357 sh (-0.54%)
Murray Stahl 546,174 sh (-4.11%)
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Q1 2015

NG Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Paulson 35,616,357 sh (unchged)
Seth Klarman 21,688,300 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Murray Stahl 462,799 sh (-15.27%)
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Q2 2015

NG Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Ken Fisher 25,000 sh (New)
Seth Klarman 21,688,300 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 35,616,357 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 352,390 sh (-23.86%)
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Q3 2015

NG Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 24,200 sh (New)
John Paulson 35,616,357 sh (unchged)
Seth Klarman 21,688,300 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Murray Stahl 299,369 sh (-15.05%)
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Ratios

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P/B 4.33
NG's P/B is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1345 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. NG: 4.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NG' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 2.43 Max: 6.73
Current: 4.33
0.21
6.73
Current Ratio 36.97
NG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. NG: 36.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 2.55 Max: 45.21
Current: 36.97
0.07
45.21
Quick Ratio 36.97
NG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. NG: 36.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 2.55 Max: 45.21
Current: 36.97
0.07
45.21

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Net Cash 35.92
NG's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
93% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.42 vs. NG: 35.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
NG' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.68  Med: 13.63 Max: 33.5
Current: 35.92
6.68
33.5
Price/Net Current Asset Value 30.79
NG's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
92% of the 822 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.59 vs. NG: 30.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
NG' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.52  Med: 17.67 Max: 45.64
Current: 30.79
6.52
45.64
Price/Tangible Book 3.72
NG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1344 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. NG: 3.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
NG' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 3.09 Max: 11.76
Current: 3.72
0.28
11.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.37
NG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.00 vs. NG: -1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.9  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: -1.37
-3.9
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More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1
EPS $ -0.10
Beta0.21
Short Percentage of Float7.92%
52-Week Range $2.65 - 4.80
Shares Outstanding(Mil)319.32

Analyst Estimate

Nov16 Nov17
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) -0.11 -0.11
EPS without NRI($) -0.11 -0.11

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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
Compare:EGO, ABX, GG, NMCEF, IAG » details
Traded in other countries:NG.Canada, NGR.Germany, NGN.Mexico,
Novagold Resources Inc was incorporated by memorandum of association on December 5, 1984, under the Companies Act (Nova Scotia) as 1562756 Nova Scotia Limited. The Company is a mineral exploration company engaged in the exploration and development of gold and copper mineral properties. Its principal assets include a 50% interest in the Donlin Gold project in Alaska, U.S.A. and a 50% interest in the Galore Creek project in British Columbia, Canada. The Company's exploration and development activities are subject to national, state, provincial and local laws and regulations in the United States and Canada.
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