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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 0.44
PLM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
66% of the 2500 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. PLM: 0.44 )
PLM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.44

F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.46
M-Score: 0.90
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 (%) -4.17
PLM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2457 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.17 vs. PLM: -4.17 )
PLM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -250.77   Max: -2.6
Current: -4.17

-250.77
-2.6
ROA (%) -2.86
PLM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2522 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -6.10 vs. PLM: -2.86 )
PLM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -218.99   Max: -1.83
Current: -2.86

-218.99
-1.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2.69
PLM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2485 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.75 vs. PLM: -2.69 )
PLM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1388.69   Max: -2.25
Current: -2.69

-1388.69
-2.25
EPS Growth (%) -5.70
PLM's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1433 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.80 vs. PLM: -5.70 )
PLM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 139.1
Current: -5.7

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139.1
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

PLM Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Bill Frels 10,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 2,666,469 sh (-7.6%)
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Q1 2014

PLM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Bill Frels 10,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 2,422,969 sh (-9.13%)
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Q2 2014

PLM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Bill Frels 10,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 1,561,895 sh (-35.54%)
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Q3 2014

PLM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Bill Frels 10,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 1,077,373 sh (-31.02%)
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Ratios

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P/B 1.60
PLM's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 2726 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. PLM: 1.60 )
PLM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0   Max: 1.8
Current: 1.6

0
1.8
EV-to-EBIT -50.90
PLM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 2726 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PLM: -50.90 )
PLM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: -50.9

Current Ratio 2.22
PLM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 2502 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. PLM: 2.22 )
PLM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 87
Current: 2.22

0.11
87
Quick Ratio 2.22
PLM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 2501 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. PLM: 2.22 )
PLM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 87
Current: 2.22

0.11
87

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.60
PLM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 2726 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. PLM: 1.60 )
PLM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 28.8
Current: 1.6

0.26
28.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -2.00
PLM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2422 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.70 vs. PLM: -2.00 )
PLM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -2.1   Max: 0
Current: -2

-2.1
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
Compare:BHP, RIO, CLF, XSRAY, AAUKY » details
Traded in other countries:POM.Canada, PB3.Germany
Polymet Mining Corp was incorporated in British Columbia, Canada on March 4, 1981 under the name Fleck Resources Ltd. The Company changed its name from Fleck Resources to PolyMet Mining Corp on June 10, 1998. The Company is engaged in the exploration and development of natural resource properties. The Company's primary mineral property is the NorthMet Project ("NorthMet" or "Project"), a polymetallic project in northeastern Minnesota, USA, which comprises the NorthMet copper-nickel-precious metals ore body and the Erie Plant, a processing facility located approximately six miles from the ore body.
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