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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 369.46
PGLC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
79% of the 2492 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. PGLC: 369.46 )
PGLC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 2.22   Max: No Debt
Current: 369.46

F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 44.57
M-Score: -3.91
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 (%) -49.49
PGLC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2447 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.38 vs. PGLC: -49.49 )
PGLC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -28300   Max: -43.76
Current: -49.49

-28300
-43.76
ROA (%) -48.01
PGLC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 2522 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -6.22 vs. PGLC: -48.01 )
PGLC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -365.16   Max: -42.43
Current: -48.01

-365.16
-42.43
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -65.11
PGLC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2482 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -7.80 vs. PGLC: -65.11 )
PGLC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -28200   Max: -63.22
Current: -65.11

-28200
-63.22
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -39.00
PGLC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -13.90 vs. PGLC: -39.00 )
PGLC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 180.2
Current: -39

0
180.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -44.40
PGLC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1456 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -13.60 vs. PGLC: -44.40 )
PGLC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 227.1
Current: -44.4

0
227.1
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

PGLC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Bill Frels 29,800 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

PGLC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Bill Frels 50,000 sh (+67.79%)
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Q3 2014

PGLC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Bill Frels 75,000 sh (+50.00%)
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Q4 2014

PGLC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Bill Frels 80,000 sh (+6.67%)
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 18.48
PGLC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 2751 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PGLC: 18.48 )
N/A
P/B 3.40
PGLC's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 2751 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. PGLC: 3.40 )
PGLC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.33   Max: 12.88
Current: 3.4

2.33
12.88
EV-to-EBIT -6.86
PGLC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 2751 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PGLC: -6.86 )
PGLC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -25.6   Max: -0.8
Current: -6.86

-25.6
-0.8
Current Ratio 24.62
PGLC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 2495 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. PGLC: 24.62 )
PGLC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 24.62
Current: 24.62

0.32
24.62
Quick Ratio 24.62
PGLC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 2493 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. PGLC: 24.62 )
PGLC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 24.62
Current: 24.62

0.32
24.62

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 9.30
PGLC's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
88% of the 2751 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PGLC: 9.30 )
PGLC' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 7.25   Max: 42.5
Current: 9.3

7.25
42.5
Price/Net Current Asset Value 9.30
PGLC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 2751 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PGLC: 9.30 )
PGLC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 39
Current: 9.3

5.8
39
Price/Tangible Book 3.40
PGLC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 2751 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. PGLC: 3.40 )
PGLC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.71   Max: 97.1
Current: 3.4

2.71
97.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -14.20
PGLC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2479 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.10 vs. PGLC: -14.20 )
PGLC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -17.3   Max: 0
Current: -14.2

-17.3
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
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Pershing Gold Corp was incorporated under the laws of the State of Nevada on August 2, 2007. The Company is in the exploration stage. It is a gold and precious metals exploration company pursuing exploration and development opportunities mainly in Nevada. The Company is currently focused on exploration of its Relief Canyon properties in Pershing County in northwestern Nevada. The Relief Canyon properties are located in Pershing County about 100 miles northeast of Reno, Nevada and at the southern end of the Humboldt Range. The Company competes with other exploration companies for the acquisition of a limited number of exploration rights. Its exploration activities are subject to various levels of federal and state laws and regulations.
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