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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 : 7/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 52.28
PGLC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 2422 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 7.11 vs. PGLC: 52.28 )
PGLC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.44   Max: No Debt
Current: 52.28

F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 43.23
M-Score: -4.60
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 : 2/10

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ROE (%) -50.88
PGLC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 2409 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.55 vs. PGLC: -50.88 )
PGLC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -28300   Max: -43.76
Current: -50.88

-28300
-43.76
ROA (%) -49.69
PGLC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 2448 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -6.49 vs. PGLC: -49.69 )
PGLC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -365.16   Max: -42.43
Current: -49.69

-365.16
-42.43
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -75.58
PGLC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2417 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.41 vs. PGLC: -75.58 )
PGLC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -28200   Max: -63.22
Current: -75.58

-28200
-63.22
Revenue Growth (%) -100.00
PGLC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. PGLC: -100.00 )
PGLC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -100
Current: -100

EBITDA Growth (%) -23.10
PGLC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1456 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. PGLC: -23.10 )
PGLC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 180.2
Current: -23.1

0
180.2
EPS Growth (%) -14.00
PGLC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1429 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. PGLC: -14.00 )
PGLC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 227.1
Current: -14

0
227.1
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Ratios

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P/B 3.00
PGLC's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 2611 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. PGLC: 3.00 )
PGLC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.33   Max: 12.5
Current: 3

2.33
12.5
EV-to-EBIT 45.50
PGLC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 2611 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PGLC: 45.50 )
PGLC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 45.5

Current Ratio 7.12
PGLC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 2428 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. PGLC: 7.12 )
PGLC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 21.35
Current: 7.12

0.03
21.35
Quick Ratio 7.12
PGLC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 2424 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. PGLC: 7.12 )
PGLC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 21.35
Current: 7.12

0.03
21.35

Valuation & Return

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Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -21.76
PGLC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2027 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -15.16 vs. PGLC: -21.76 )
PGLC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: -21.76

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. On February 27, 2012, the Company changed its name to Pershing Gold Corporation. It is a gold and precious metals exploration company pursuing exploration and development opportunities mainly in Nevada. The Company is mainly engaged in the exploration of its Relief Canyon properties in Pershing County in northwestern Nevada. Its exploration activities are subject to various levels of federal and state laws and regulations relating to protection of the environment, including requirements for closure and reclamation of mineral exploration properties.
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