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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1300.91
PGLC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 1473 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. PGLC: 1300.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PGLC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 146.06 Max: No Debt
Current: 1300.91
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 43.63
M-Score: -3.88
WACC vs ROIC
5.40%
-60.73%
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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industry
vs
history
ROE (%) -56.18
PGLC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1356 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -11.01 vs. PGLC: -56.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PGLC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28300  Med: -152.72 Max: -49.73
Current: -56.18
-28300
-49.73
ROA (%) -45.28
PGLC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1492 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -9.04 vs. PGLC: -45.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PGLC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -365.16  Med: -93.42 Max: -42.43
Current: -45.28
-365.16
-42.43
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -59.23
PGLC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -12.05 vs. PGLC: -59.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PGLC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28100  Med: -178.09 Max: -63.22
Current: -59.23
-28100
-63.22
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -34.40
PGLC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -17.20 vs. PGLC: -34.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PGLC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.3  Med: 62.50 Max: 364.4
Current: -34.4
-38.3
364.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -40.40
PGLC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -20.60 vs. PGLC: -40.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PGLC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -27.85 Max: 201.8
Current: -40.4
0
201.8
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Guru Trades

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Q3 2015

PGLC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Murray Stahl 28,810 sh (New)
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Q4 2015

PGLC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Murray Stahl 28,810 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2016

PGLC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

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

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
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Traded in other countries: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.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 2.58
PGLC's P/B is ranked lower than
58% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. PGLC: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PGLC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.27  Med: 4.67 Max: 14.29
Current: 2.58
2.27
14.29
EV-to-EBIT -6.02
PGLC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 15.98 vs. PGLC: -6.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PGLC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -230  Med: -3.10 Max: -1.5
Current: -6.02
-230
-1.5
EV-to-EBITDA -6.36
PGLC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10.83 vs. PGLC: -6.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PGLC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -238.5  Med: -3.10 Max: -1.6
Current: -6.36
-238.5
-1.6
Current Ratio 27.04
PGLC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1432 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. PGLC: 27.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PGLC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 3.30 Max: 27.04
Current: 27.04
0.03
27.04
Quick Ratio 27.04
PGLC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1432 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. PGLC: 27.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PGLC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 3.30 Max: 27.04
Current: 27.04
0.03
27.04

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 8.91
PGLC's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
60% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 11.66 vs. PGLC: 8.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
PGLC' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.45  Med: 24.14 Max: 310.5
Current: 8.91
7.45
310.5
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.26
PGLC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9.01 vs. PGLC: 7.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
PGLC' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.39  Med: 11.59 Max: 207
Current: 7.26
5.39
207
Price/Tangible Book 2.62
PGLC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
56% of the 1521 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. PGLC: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PGLC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 3.32 Max: 69.64
Current: 2.62
2.19
69.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -16.68
PGLC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1697 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -4.30 vs. PGLC: -16.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PGLC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.81  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: -16.68
-33.81
0

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -0.99
Beta0.51
Short Percentage of Float8.38%
52-Week Range $3.04 - 5.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)26.11

Analyst Estimate


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Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.69 0.48
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.69 0.48
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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