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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 0.05
PAL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 2500 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. PAL: 0.05 )
PAL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05

Equity to Asset 0.45
PAL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. PAL: 0.45 )
PAL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.71   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.45

-0.71
0.9
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -1.41
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 : 5/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) -4.93
PAL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1471 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. PAL: -4.93 )
PAL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -318.75   Max: 19.54
Current: -4.93

-318.75
19.54
Net-margin (%) -36.25
PAL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1471 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.32 vs. PAL: -36.25 )
PAL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -786.12   Max: 59.61
Current: -36.25

-786.12
59.61
ROE (%) -28.65
PAL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 2457 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.17 vs. PAL: -28.65 )
PAL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -419.16   Max: 63.67
Current: -28.65

-419.16
63.67
ROA (%) -12.59
PAL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2522 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -6.10 vs. PAL: -12.59 )
PAL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -87.91   Max: 27.89
Current: -12.59

-87.91
27.89
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1.91
PAL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 2485 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.75 vs. PAL: -1.91 )
PAL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -107.27   Max: 9.75
Current: -1.91

-107.27
9.75
Revenue Growth (%) 2.60
PAL's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. PAL: 2.60 )
PAL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -76.4   Max: 186.4
Current: 2.6

-76.4
186.4
EBITDA Growth (%) -9.10
PAL's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1574 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.40 vs. PAL: -9.10 )
PAL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 678.6
Current: -9.1

0
678.6
EPS Growth (%) 7.40
PAL's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1433 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.80 vs. PAL: 7.40 )
PAL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -37.7   Max: 175.6
Current: 7.4

-37.7
175.6
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

PAL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 174,112 sh (New)
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Q1 2014

PAL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 27,600 sh (-84.15%)
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Q2 2014

PAL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 228,100 sh (+726.45%)
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Q3 2014

PAL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 44,000 sh (-80.71%)
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Ratios

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P/B 0.28
PAL's P/B is ranked higher than
98% of the 2726 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. PAL: 0.28 )
PAL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 4.53
Current: 0.28

0.25
4.53
P/S 0.28
PAL's P/S is ranked higher than
98% of the 2726 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PAL: 0.28 )
PAL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 87.67
Current: 0.28

0.22
87.67
EV-to-EBIT -33.28
PAL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 2726 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PAL: -33.28 )
PAL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -444.5   Max: 106.6
Current: -33.28

-444.5
106.6
Current Ratio 1.45
PAL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 2502 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. PAL: 1.45 )
PAL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 13.57
Current: 1.45

0.04
13.57
Quick Ratio 1.18
PAL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 2501 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. PAL: 1.18 )
PAL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 10.96
Current: 1.18

0.02
10.96

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.28
PAL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
98% of the 2726 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. PAL: 0.28 )
PAL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 6.04
Current: 0.28

0.35
6.04
Price/Median PS Value 0.11
PAL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 2726 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PAL: 0.11 )
PAL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 29.5
Current: 0.11

0.12
29.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -3.00
PAL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
81% of the 2422 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.70 vs. PAL: -3.00 )
PAL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 11.5
Current: -3

0.9
11.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -206.86
PAL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
58% of the 2089 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.94 vs. PAL: -206.86 )
PAL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -182.2   Max: 22.7
Current: -206.86

-182.2
22.7

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
Compare:BHP, RIO, CLF, XSRAY, AAUKY » details
Traded in other countries:PDL.Canada, NAP.Germany
North American Palladium, Ltd., was formed on 12 September, 1991. The Company is the successor to Madeleine Mines Ltd., a company incorporated under the Mining Companies Act (Quebec) by letters patent in 1968. The Company completed its initial public offering in 1968 and has been listed with the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") since December 19, 1968. In January 1992, Madeleine Mines Ltd. was amalgamated with 2945‐2521 Quebec Inc. and the amalgamated company was wound up into the federally incorporated parent company, 2750538 Canada Inc. ("2750538"). 2750538 changed its name to Madeleine Mines Ltd. and, in June 1993, the name was changed to North American Palladium Ltd. The Company is an established precious metals producer that has been operating its flagship LDI Mine in Ontario, Canada since 1993.
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