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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 : 7/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
TRX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 2530 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 30.92 vs. TRX: No Debt )
TRX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.74   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 17.96
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 (%) -6.42
TRX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2491 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.47 vs. TRX: -6.42 )
TRX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -40.01   Max: -6.01
Current: -6.42

-40.01
-6.01
ROA (%) -6.09
TRX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2555 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -6.56 vs. TRX: -6.09 )
TRX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -37.76   Max: -5.19
Current: -6.09

-37.76
-5.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -10.02
TRX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2500 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.43 vs. TRX: -10.02 )
TRX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -710   Max: -7.03
Current: -10.02

-710
-7.03
EPS Growth (%) -9.10
TRX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -12.50 vs. TRX: -9.10 )
TRX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -30.7   Max: 44.2
Current: -9.1

-30.7
44.2
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

TRX Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2013

TRX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

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Q1 2014

TRX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 16,143 sh (-68.26%)
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Q2 2014

TRX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 16,000 sh (-0.89%)
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Ratios

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P/B 5.14
TRX's P/B is ranked higher than
64% of the 2710 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. TRX: 5.14 )
TRX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0   Max: 7.7
Current: 5.14

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7.7
EV-to-EBIT -53.69
TRX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
105% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 14.02 vs. TRX: -53.69 )
TRX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: -53.69

Current Ratio 6.30
TRX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1795 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. TRX: 6.30 )
TRX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 47.36
Current: 6.3

0.81
47.36
Quick Ratio 6.26
TRX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1792 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. TRX: 6.26 )
TRX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 47.36
Current: 6.26

0.81
47.36

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 128.50
TRX's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
53% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. TRX: 128.50 )
TRX' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 6.75   Max: 813
Current: 128.5

6.75
813
Price/Net Current Asset Value 128.50
TRX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. TRX: 128.50 )
TRX' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 6.75   Max: 541
Current: 128.5

6.75
541
Price/Tangible Book 5.14
TRX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 2185 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. TRX: 5.14 )
TRX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 30.11
Current: 5.14

1.17
30.11
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.13
TRX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 2094 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -13.00 vs. TRX: 2.13 )
TRX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 2.13

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
Compare:EGO, ABX, GG, NMCEF, IAG » details
Traded in other countries:TNX.Canada, TRG.Germany
Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation was originally incorporated in the Province of Alberta on July 5, 1990. The name was changed to 'Tan Range Exploration Corporation' on August 13, 1991. The name of the Company was again changed to 'Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation' on February 28, 2006. The Company is a mineral resource company, which is engaged in the acquisition of interests in and the exploration of natural resource properties. The Company's general area of interest has been in the exploration of gold properties, with main focus on exploring for gold properties in Tanzania. Its main exploration properties are currently all located in the United Republic of Tanzania, Africa. The Company holds mineral properties in Tanzania's Lake Victoria Greenstone belt and Kabanga/Kagera Nickel Belt regions. The Company's funds its activities by way of the sale and issuance of its securities to accredited investors. It also obtains operating funds through sales of and options to sell its mineral property interests to other parties, retaining a royalty interest. The Company's mineral interests in Tanzania are initially held under prospecting licenses granted to the Mining Act, 1998 'Tanzania' for a period of up to three years, and are renewable two times for a period of up to two years each. The Company's competitors include well-capitalized mining companies, independent mining companies. Its operations are subject to existing laws and regulations relating to exploration and development, permitting procedures, safety precautions, property reclamation, employee health and safety, air quality standards, pollution and other environmental protection controls.
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