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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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Cash to Debt 1.69
NG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. NG: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.81 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.69
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 0.98
M-Score: 2.94
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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ROE (%) -9.42
NG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1231 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.60 vs. NG: -9.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -382.17  Med: -11.55 Max: 54.05
Current: -9.42
-382.17
54.05
ROA (%) -7.37
NG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1308 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.50 vs. NG: -7.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -74.68  Med: -8.91 Max: 15.54
Current: -7.37
-74.68
15.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -62.00
NG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -10.33 vs. NG: -62.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -86.66  Med: -16.23 Max: 22.95
Current: -62
-86.66
22.95
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -18.30
NG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -15.40 vs. NG: -18.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -9.00 Max: 136.1
Current: -18.3
0
136.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -15.70
NG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -16.30 vs. NG: -15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -72.4  Med: -7.15 Max: 179.2
Current: -15.7
-72.4
179.2
» NG's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

NG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Seth Klarman 21,688,300 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 35,809,914 sh (unchged)
Michael Price Sold Out
Murray Stahl 498,087 sh (-24.59%)
Jim Simons 152,700 sh (-81.41%)
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Q3 2014

NG Guru Trades in Q3 2014

George Soros 550,000 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 569,573 sh (+14.35%)
John Paulson 35,809,914 sh (unchged)
Seth Klarman 21,688,300 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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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

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

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P/B 2.88
NG's P/B is ranked lower than
75% of the 1179 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. NG: 2.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 2.54 Max: 6.73
Current: 2.88
0.21
6.73
EV-to-EBIT -35.46
NG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
318% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.46 vs. NG: -35.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -465.4  Med: -10.60 Max: -3.6
Current: -35.46
-465.4
-3.6
Current Ratio 8.85
NG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 1253 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. NG: 8.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 3.07 Max: 73.67
Current: 8.85
0.04
73.67
Quick Ratio 8.85
NG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. NG: 8.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 3.05 Max: 73.67
Current: 8.85
0.04
73.67

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 26.12
NG's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
88% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. NG: 26.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
NG' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 6.26  Med: 16.14 Max: 115.52
Current: 26.12
6.26
115.52
Price/Net Current Asset Value 24.59
NG's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. NG: 24.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
NG' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 6.17  Med: 14.14 Max: 86.64
Current: 24.59
6.17
86.64
Price/Tangible Book 2.88
NG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. NG: 2.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
NG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 2.94 Max: 11.75
Current: 2.88
0.28
11.75
Price/Projected FCF 69.67
NG's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
98% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. NG: 69.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
NG' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 7.87  Med: 27.10 Max: 111.33
Current: 69.67
7.87
111.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -2.80
NG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.30 vs. NG: -2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3.9  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: -2.8
-3.9
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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 various national, state, provincial and local laws and regulations in the United States and Canada.
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