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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
PPP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
78% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 25.29 vs. PPP: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
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
PPP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. PPP: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
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
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: -0.37
Beneish M-Score: -2.73
WACC vs ROIC
10.60%
-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
PPP's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
77% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. PPP: -54.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
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
PPP's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
77% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -1.04 vs. PPP: -60.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
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
PPP's ROE % is ranked lower than
60% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -12.05 vs. PPP: -21.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
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
PPP's ROA % is ranked lower than
57% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -10.10 vs. PPP: -15.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
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
PPP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
51% of the 1540 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -14.61 vs. PPP: -15.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
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
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 7.60
PPP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -4.20 vs. PPP: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PPP' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 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

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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Q4 2016

PPP Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 2,675,425 sh (+277.13%)
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Donald Smith 17,175,878 sh (-7.97%)
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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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history
PB Ratio 0.20
PPP's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 1666 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PPP: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PPP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.8 Max: 1.37
Current: 0.2
0.2
1.37
PS Ratio 0.48
PPP's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. PPP: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PPP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 2.12 Max: 17.34
Current: 0.48
0.47
17.34
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 2.30
PPP's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
91% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. PPP: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PPP' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 5.42 Max: 21.07
Current: 2.3
1.13
21.07
Current Ratio 1.01
PPP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1576 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
70% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 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 626 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 75.58 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 626 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
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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -19.10
PPP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -13.10 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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Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.20
PPP's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
98% of the 1610 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. PPP: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PPP' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.85 Max: 36.87
Current: 0.2
0.19
36.87
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.22
PPP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. PPP: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PPP' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.45
Current: 0.22
0.22
1.45
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.22
PPP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. PPP: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PPP' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.05 Max: 7.34
Current: 0.22
0.22
7.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -63.72
PPP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
98% of the 1759 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -4.50 vs. PPP: -63.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PPP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.3  Med: 8.4 Max: 40.9
Current: -63.72
-64.3
40.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $238.4
EPS (TTM) $ -0.87
Beta0.03
Short Percentage of Float1.58%
52-Week Range $0.66 - 2.63
Shares Outstanding (Mil)187.73

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 219 268 309 330
EPS ($) -0.17 -0.09 0.01 0.04
EPS without NRI ($) -0.17 -0.09 0.01 0.04
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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