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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 0.16
PAL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 2482 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 285.90 vs. PAL: 0.16 )
PAL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.16

Equity to Asset 0.45
PAL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 1302 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 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: -1.50
M-Score: -3.02
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 (%) -15.52
PAL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. PAL: -15.52 )
PAL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -318.75   Max: 21.44
Current: -15.52

-318.75
21.44
Net-margin (%) -30.14
PAL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1313 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -3.18 vs. PAL: -30.14 )
PAL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -786.12   Max: 55.49
Current: -30.14

-786.12
55.49
ROE (%) -20.76
PAL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2408 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -10.66 vs. PAL: -20.76 )
PAL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -137.45   Max: 25.35
Current: -20.76

-137.45
25.35
ROA (%) -8.78
PAL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2488 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.51 vs. PAL: -8.78 )
PAL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -111.25   Max: 17.69
Current: -8.78

-111.25
17.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -5.10
PAL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2406 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -10.79 vs. PAL: -5.10 )
PAL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -159.17   Max: 9.92
Current: -5.1

-159.17
9.92
Revenue Growth (%) 2.60
PAL's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 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
78% of the 1551 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -11.30 vs. PAL: -9.10 )
PAL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -81.3   Max: 121.8
Current: -9.1

-81.3
121.8
EPS Growth (%) 7.40
PAL's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1442 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.50 vs. PAL: 7.40 )
PAL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -37.7   Max: 105.2
Current: 7.4

-37.7
105.2
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

PAL Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
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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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Insider Trades

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George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.11%$2.06 - $3.54 $ 0.27-91%0
George Soros 2011-06-30 Add 25.08%0.03%$3.5 - $6.74 $ 0.27-94%2501600
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Ratios

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P/B 0.50
PAL's P/B is ranked higher than
94% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. PAL: 0.50 )
PAL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 4.53
Current: 0.5

0.29
4.53
P/S 0.40
PAL's P/S is ranked higher than
96% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PAL: 0.40 )
PAL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 87.67
Current: 0.4

0.36
87.67
EV-to-EBIT -24.71
PAL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
58% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PAL: -24.71 )
PAL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.7   Max: 106.6
Current: -24.71

8.7
106.6
Current Ratio 1.45
PAL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 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 1.25
PAL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 1809 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. PAL: 1.25 )
PAL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 10.96
Current: 1.25

0.02
10.96

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.45
PAL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
96% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. PAL: 0.45 )
PAL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 6.04
Current: 0.45

0.49
6.04
Price/Median PS Value 0.18
PAL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PAL: 0.18 )
PAL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 29.5
Current: 0.18

0.12
29.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.80
PAL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. PAL: 1.80 )
PAL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 11.5
Current: 1.8

0.9
11.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -117.22
PAL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2095 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -13.46 vs. PAL: -117.22 )
PAL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -32.7   Max: 1.9
Current: -117.22

-32.7
1.9

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. is domiciled in Canada and was incorporated on September 12, 1991 under the Canadian Business Corporations Act. It produces precious metals The Company's principal properties are the Lac des Iles property (including the Lac des Iles mine and mill complex) The Company also owns the Vezza gold mine and Sleeping Giant mill located north of Val D'or, Quebec. The Company's other Québec-based properties consist of Discovery, Flordin, Cameron Shear, Florence, Laflamme, Dormex and Harricana. The Company has two wholly-owned subsidiaries: Lac des Iles Mines Ltd. ('LDI') and NAP Quebec Mines Ltd. ('NAP Quebec'). LDI is the sole owner of Lac des Iles property. NAP Quebec owns various other gold properties located in Quebec, including the Sleeping Giant mine and mill, the Flordin property, the Discovery project, and the Dormex property. Palladium is typically produced as a by-product metal from platinum mines. Palladium is categorized as a precious metal, along with gold, silver and platinum. Palladium is used in the manufacture of catalytic converters in the automotive industry, the manufacture of jewelry and electronics and in dental and chemical applications. As a precious metal, there is also investment demand for palladium in dore bar format by exchange traded funds and institutional investors. The Company owns and operates the Lac des Iles mine located 85 kilometers northwest of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. The primary deposits on the LDI Property are the Roby Zone and the Offset Zone; both disseminated magmatic nickel-copper-PGM deposits. The mining industry is intensely competitive. The Company might be at a competitive disadvantage in acquiring additional mining properties because it must compete with other individuals and companies, many of which have greater financial resources, operational experience and technical capabilities than the Company. The Company's operations are subject to environmental legislation.
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