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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 41.39
SAND's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
78% of the 2420 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. SAND: 41.39 )
SAND' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.54   Max: No Debt
Current: 41.39

Equity to Asset 0.97
SAND's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 1376 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. SAND: 0.97 )
SAND' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 1
Current: 0.97

0.89
1
Interest Coverage 3.91
SAND's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
56% of the 1322 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. SAND: 3.91 )
SAND' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.91   Max: 9999.99
Current: 3.91

3.91
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 20.01
M-Score: -1.15
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.15
SAND's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1468 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. SAND: 7.15 )
SAND' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.38   Max: 44.96
Current: 7.15

8.38
44.96
Net-margin (%) -97.62
SAND's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1468 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -2.32 vs. SAND: -97.62 )
SAND' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -123.26   Max: 41.68
Current: -97.62

-123.26
41.68
ROE (%) -13.42
SAND's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2383 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -7.48 vs. SAND: -13.42 )
SAND' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -34.87   Max: 8.89
Current: -13.42

-34.87
8.89
ROA (%) -12.77
SAND's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2439 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.78 vs. SAND: -12.77 )
SAND' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -29.14   Max: 8.84
Current: -12.77

-29.14
8.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.49
SAND's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2404 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -6.73 vs. SAND: 1.49 )
SAND' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -31500   Max: 12.18
Current: 1.49

-31500
12.18
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 123.50
SAND's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SAND: 123.50 )
SAND' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 123.5
Current: 123.5

0
123.5
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

SAND Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 356,400 sh (New)
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Q1 2014

SAND Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 13,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,071,400 sh (+200.62%)
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Q2 2014

SAND Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 1,138,900 sh (+6.3%)
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Q3 2014

SAND Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 753,700 sh (-33.82%)
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Insider Trades

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Ron Baron 2013-06-30 Sold Out $4.89 - $9.28 $ 3.25-56%0
Ron Baron 2013-03-31 New Buy$8.4 - $13.13 $ 3.25-70%3370
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.92
SAND's P/B is ranked higher than
81% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. SAND: 0.92 )
SAND' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 14.02
Current: 0.92

0.75
14.02
P/S 8.13
SAND's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SAND: 8.13 )
SAND' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 6.59   Max: 425
Current: 8.13

6.59
425
PFCF 23.38
SAND's PFCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SAND: 23.38 )
SAND' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 18.94   Max: 243.25
Current: 23.38

18.94
243.25
EV-to-EBIT 97.22
SAND's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
87% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SAND: 97.22 )
SAND' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -74.6   Max: 616.5
Current: 97.22

-74.6
616.5
Current Ratio 16.63
SAND's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 2425 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. SAND: 16.63 )
SAND' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.53   Max: 301.08
Current: 16.63

2.53
301.08
Quick Ratio 16.63
SAND's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 2424 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. SAND: 16.63 )
SAND' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.53   Max: 301.08
Current: 16.63

2.53
301.08

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 5.05
SAND's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
94% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SAND: 5.05 )
SAND' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.83   Max: 620
Current: 5.05

2.83
620
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.86
SAND's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SAND: 4.86 )
SAND' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.83   Max: 310
Current: 4.86

2.83
310
Price/Tangible Book 0.92
SAND's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
84% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. SAND: 0.92 )
SAND' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 11.7
Current: 0.92

1.16
11.7
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.98
SAND's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SAND: 3.98 )
SAND' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 5.16   Max: 42.85
Current: 3.98

5.16
42.85
Price/Median PS Value 0.49
SAND's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SAND: 0.49 )
SAND' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 24.69
Current: 0.49

0.56
24.69
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.00
SAND's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2387 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.10 vs. SAND: 1.00 )
SAND' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 6.1
Current: 1

0.2
6.1

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
Compare:EGO, ABX, GG, NMCEF, IAG » details
Traded in other countries:SSL.Canada, AYS1.Germany,
Sandstorm Gold Ltd was incorporated under the Business Corporations Act on March 23, 2007. The Company is a resource-based company that seeks to acquire gold and other precious metal purchase agreements ("Gold Streams") from companies that have advanced stage development projects or operating mines.
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