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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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Cash to Debt 0.18
PLM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
83% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. PLM: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PLM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 7.89 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.18
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.53
M-Score: -0.25
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 (%) -4.83
PLM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1192 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.10 vs. PLM: -4.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PLM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -294.53  Med: -33.07 Max: -2.61
Current: -4.83
-294.53
-2.61
ROA (%) -3.12
PLM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1269 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.28 vs. PLM: -3.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PLM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -257.16  Med: -27.05 Max: -1.83
Current: -3.12
-257.16
-1.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1.99
PLM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1237 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.50 vs. PLM: -1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PLM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -49547.74  Med: -46.47 Max: -2
Current: -1.99
-49547.74
-2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 21.50
PLM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -15.70 vs. PLM: 21.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PLM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -18.00 Max: 138.2
Current: 21.5
0
138.2
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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

Pioneer Investments 1,077,373 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 10,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

PLM Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Bill Frels 10,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 951,885 sh (-11.65%)
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Q1 2015

PLM Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Bill Frels 10,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 601,511 sh (-36.81%)
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Ratios

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P/B 1.45
PLM's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. PLM: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PLM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 2.3
Current: 1.45
0
2.3
Current Ratio 0.20
PLM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. PLM: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PLM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 4.00 Max: 87
Current: 0.2
0.11
87
Quick Ratio 0.20
PLM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. PLM: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PLM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 4.00 Max: 87
Current: 0.2
0.11
87

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.38
PLM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
54% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. PLM: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PLM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 3.14 Max: 28.8
Current: 1.38
0.27
28.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.49
PLM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1226 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.00 vs. PLM: -1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PLM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.1  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: -1.49
-2.1
0

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17
EPS($) -0.03 -0.09
EPS without NRI($) -0.03 -0.09

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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