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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 No Debt
NAS:PGLC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 632.99 vs. NAS:PGLC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:PGLC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 171.76 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 23.57
Beneish M-Score: -3.93
WACC vs ROIC
9.80%
-51.52%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 4/10

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history
ROE % -48.06
NAS:PGLC's ROE % is ranked lower than
75% of the 1363 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -10.65 vs. NAS:PGLC: -48.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:PGLC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28300  Med: -152.72 Max: -48.06
Current: -48.06
-28300
-48.06
ROA % -37.36
NAS:PGLC's ROA % is ranked lower than
72% of the 1530 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -9.67 vs. NAS:PGLC: -37.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:PGLC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -365.16  Med: -93.42 Max: -37.36
Current: -37.36
-365.16
-37.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -50.19
NAS:PGLC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
68% of the 1456 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -14.33 vs. NAS:PGLC: -50.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:PGLC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28200  Med: -162.88 Max: -50.19
Current: -50.19
-28200
-50.19
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -30.20
NAS:PGLC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -19.30 vs. NAS:PGLC: -30.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NAS:PGLC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.3  Med: 60.85 Max: 336.7
Current: -30.2
-38.3
336.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -40.40
NAS:PGLC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
72% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -20.60 vs. NAS:PGLC: -40.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NAS:PGLC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -27.2 Max: 201.8
Current: -40.4
0
201.8
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

PGLC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 143,110 sh (New)
Donald Smith 1,852,700 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 28,810 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2016

PGLC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 269,410 sh (+88.25%)
Donald Smith 3,344,200 sh (+80.50%)
Murray Stahl Sold Out
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Q3 2016

PGLC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 282,800 sh (+4.97%)
Donald Smith 3,254,200 sh (-2.69%)
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Q4 2016

PGLC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Donald Smith 3,251,500 sh (-0.08%)
Jim Simons 38,400 sh (-86.42%)
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold    NAICS: 212221    SIC: 1041
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Traded in other countries:PGLC.Canada, 7PG1.Germany,
Pershing Gold Corp is a gold and precious metals exploration company pursuing exploration and development opportunities mainly in Nevada. The Company is engaged in exploration at its Relief Canyon properties in Pershing County in northwestern Nevada.

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.

Top Ranked Articles about Pershing Gold Corp

Pershing Gold Insiders Invest in Company Insiders purchase 13,500 shares
Pershing Gold Corp. (NASDAQ:PGLC) insiders Douglass Barr and Barry Honig purchased a total of 13,500 shares of the company in two separate transactions in January. Read more...

Ratios

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PB Ratio 1.98
PGLC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 1620 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. PGLC: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PGLC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.96  Med: 4.56 Max: 14.29
Current: 1.98
1.96
14.29
Current Ratio 14.50
PGLC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1463 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. PGLC: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PGLC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 5.39 Max: 29.78
Current: 14.5
0.03
29.78
Quick Ratio 14.50
PGLC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1463 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. PGLC: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PGLC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 5.39 Max: 29.78
Current: 14.5
0.03
29.78

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -13.60
PGLC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 1133 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. PGLC: -13.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PGLC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -136.5  Med: -65.3 Max: -7.9
Current: -13.6
-136.5
-7.9

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 9.55
PGLC's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
53% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. PGLC: 9.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
PGLC' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.45  Med: 18.42 Max: 310.5
Current: 9.55
7.45
310.5
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 7.22
PGLC's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 8.33 vs. PGLC: 7.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
PGLC' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.39  Med: 11.05 Max: 207
Current: 7.22
5.39
207
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.04
PGLC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
55% of the 1575 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. PGLC: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PGLC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 3.26 Max: 69.64
Current: 2.04
2
69.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -20.65
PGLC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
87% of the 1746 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -4.17 vs. PGLC: -20.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PGLC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2510.02  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: -20.65
-2510.02
0

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -0.79
Beta0.96
Short Percentage of Float5.49%
52-Week Range $2.67 - 5.02
Shares Outstanding (Mil)28.41

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 55 115
EPS ($) -0.67 -0.12 0.80
EPS without NRI ($) -0.67 -0.12 0.80
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Pershing Gold Insiders Invest in Company Jan 31 2017 
This Junior Gold Miner Will Soon Show Its Mettle Dec 02 2016 
All-In-One Screener Finds Week's Largest Insider Trades May 13 2016 
Smart Money Flows Into Pershing Gold May 11 2016 
Insider Buying At Pershing Gold Speaks Volumes About Relief Canyon Economics Jul 28 2015 
Pershing Gold Corp (OTCMKTS:PGLC) Soon To Be Operational, Profitable Dec 01 2014 
How a Billionaire Invests in Gold: The Instructive Story of Pershing Gold Corp (OTCMKTS:PGLC) and Le Oct 21 2014 
Conservative Mairs & Power Decreases and Sell-outs May 31 2013 

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Pershing Gold Insiders Invest in Company Jan 31 2017
Pershing Gold to Present at Vancouver Resource Investment Conference Jan 19 2017
PERSHING GOLD CORP. Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial... Jan 18 2017
Pershing Gold Concludes 2016 Phase 1 Drilling Program and Shifts Focus to Pre-Feasibility Study and... Jan 09 2017
Pershing Gold Concludes 2016 Phase 1 Drilling Program and Shifts Focus to Pre-Feasibility Study and... Jan 09 2017
Pershing Gold Hires Timothy D. Arnold as Vice President of Operations Jan 04 2017
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PERSHING GOLD CORP. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits Dec 08 2016
Pershing Gold Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock Dec 08 2016
Pershing Gold Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock Dec 08 2016

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