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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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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.27
NYSE:PPP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
77% of the 1493 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 11.67 vs. NYSE:PPP: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:PPP' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 1.68 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.27
Equity to Asset 0.71
NYSE:PPP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. NYSE:PPP: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:PPP' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.75 Max: 0.89
Current: 0.71
0.64
0.89
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -0.37
M-Score: -2.73
WACC vs ROIC
10.55%
-17.50%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -54.55
NYSE:PPP's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. NYSE:PPP: -54.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:PPP' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.98  Med: 15.38 Max: 29.52
Current: -54.55
-70.98
29.52
Net-margin (%) -60.96
NYSE:PPP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -1.19 vs. NYSE:PPP: -60.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:PPP' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -81.71  Med: -19.41 Max: 31.71
Current: -60.96
-81.71
31.71
ROE (%) -21.80
NYSE:PPP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -11.26 vs. NYSE:PPP: -21.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:PPP' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -74.65  Med: -13.18 Max: 10.86
Current: -21.8
-74.65
10.86
ROA (%) -15.53
NYSE:PPP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1517 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -9.42 vs. NYSE:PPP: -15.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:PPP' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.19  Med: -8.67 Max: 7.89
Current: -15.53
-64.19
7.89
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -15.87
NYSE:PPP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1450 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -13.11 vs. NYSE:PPP: -15.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:PPP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -79.48  Med: -10.24 Max: 12.64
Current: -15.87
-79.48
12.64
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.60
NYSE:PPP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -4.20 vs. NYSE:PPP: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:PPP' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.1 Max: 7.9
Current: 7.6
0
7.9
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

PPP Guru Trades in Q4 2015

First Eagle Investment 1,620,300 sh (+51.27%)
Jim Simons 222,313 sh (+17.31%)
Donald Smith 2,547,024 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2016

PPP Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 639,125 sh (+187.49%)
Donald Smith 3,285,406 sh (+28.99%)
First Eagle Investment 1,620,300 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2016

PPP Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Donald Smith 16,431,450 sh (+400.13%)
Jim Simons 1,172,925 sh (+83.52%)
First Eagle Investment 1,620,300 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2016

PPP Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Donald Smith 18,664,139 sh (+13.59%)
First Eagle Investment 1,538,000 sh (-5.08%)
Jim Simons 709,413 sh (-39.52%)
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold    NAICS: 212221    SIC: 611
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Traded in other countries:PPM.Australia, P.Canada, 9PM.Germany,
Primero Mining Corp is a Canadian based precious metals producer with mining operations in Mexico and Canada. Its properties include San Dimas gold-silver mine and Black Fox gold mine.

Primero Mining Corp was incorporated in Canada on November 26, 2007 under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia). The Company is a Canadian-based precious metals producer with operations in Canada and Mexico. The Company is focused on becoming an intermediate gold producer by building a portfolio of high quality, low cost precious metals assets in the Americas. It currently has two producing properties, the San Dimas Mine, located in Mexico's San Dimas district, on the border of Durango and Sinaloa states, and the recently acquired Black Fox Complex which is located in the Timmins Mining District in Ontario, Canada. In addition, the Company has one exploration property in Mexico - Ventanas, located in Durango state, Mexico - and an advance stage development property, the Cerro del Gallo Project located in Guanajuato state, Mexico. The Company's principal products are gold and silver.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.21
PPP's P/B is ranked higher than
97% of the 1360 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. PPP: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PPP' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.8 Max: 1.37
Current: 0.21
0.21
1.37
P/S 0.54
PPP's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. PPP: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PPP' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 2.19 Max: 17.34
Current: 0.54
0.52
17.34
POCF 2.54
PPP's POCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 8.91 vs. PPP: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PPP' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 5.42 Max: 21.07
Current: 2.54
1.13
21.07
EV-to-EBIT -1.67
PPP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 19.20 vs. PPP: -1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PPP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.6  Med: 2.65 Max: 78.1
Current: -1.67
-69.6
78.1
EV-to-EBITDA -3.37
PPP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 12.51 vs. PPP: -3.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PPP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -180.2  Med: 2.35 Max: 61.2
Current: -3.37
-180.2
61.2
Current Ratio 1.01
PPP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. PPP: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PPP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.8 Max: 12.33
Current: 1.01
0.47
12.33
Quick Ratio 0.74
PPP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. PPP: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PPP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.59 Max: 12.33
Current: 0.74
0.47
12.33
Days Inventory 46.04
PPP's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
72% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 75.44 vs. PPP: 46.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PPP' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.28  Med: 30.71 Max: 46.04
Current: 46.04
19.28
46.04
Days Sales Outstanding 0.86
PPP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
97% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 38.06 vs. PPP: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PPP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 42.5 Max: 71.08
Current: 0.86
0.86
71.08

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -19.10
PPP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -12.20 vs. PPP: -19.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PPP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -813.8  Med: -121.65 Max: -9.7
Current: -19.1
-813.8
-9.7

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.22
PPP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
97% of the 1321 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. PPP: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PPP' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.85 Max: 36.87
Current: 0.22
0.22
36.87
Price/Projected FCF 0.25
PPP's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. PPP: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PPP' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.45
Current: 0.25
0.24
1.45
Price/Median PS Value 0.24
PPP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. PPP: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PPP' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.02 Max: 7.16
Current: 0.24
0.24
7.16
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -59.70
PPP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1482 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.00 vs. PPP: -59.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PPP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.2  Med: 8.4 Max: 40.9
Current: -59.7
-60.2
40.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $238.4
EPS (TTM) $ -0.87
Beta-0.34
Short Percentage of Float1.22%
52-Week Range $0.70 - 2.73
Shares Outstanding (Mil)187.73

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 225 275 313 333
EPS ($) -0.14 -0.02 0.08 0.07
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.14 -0.02 0.08 0.07
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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