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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 : 4/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
VGZ's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 2506 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. VGZ: No Debt )
VGZ' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.14   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -16.16
M-Score: 81.65
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 (%) -51.25
VGZ's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2461 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -7.65 vs. VGZ: -51.25 )
VGZ' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -82.42   Max: 67.35
Current: -51.25

-82.42
67.35
ROA (%) -44.80
VGZ's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2533 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.83 vs. VGZ: -44.80 )
VGZ' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -63.91   Max: 53.28
Current: -44.8

-63.91
53.28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -136.20
VGZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2494 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -7.72 vs. VGZ: -136.20 )
VGZ' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -142.23   Max: -1.87
Current: -136.2

-142.23
-1.87
» VGZ's 10-Y Financials

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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

VGZ Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 597,100 sh (+21.73%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,100 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 124,000 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

VGZ Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 124,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,100 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 492,600 sh (-17.5%)
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Q3 2014

VGZ Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 12,263 sh (+10.48%)
Chuck Royce 124,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 164,071 sh (-66.69%)
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Q4 2014

VGZ Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 124,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 116,839 sh (-28.79%)
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Ratios

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P/B 1.10
VGZ's P/B is ranked higher than
86% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. VGZ: 1.10 )
VGZ' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 22.47
Current: 1.1

0.97
22.47
EV-to-EBIT -1.08
VGZ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VGZ: -1.08 )
VGZ' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -11.2   Max: 47.1
Current: -1.08

-11.2
47.1
Current Ratio 4.14
VGZ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 2509 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. VGZ: 4.14 )
VGZ' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 68.89
Current: 4.14

0.85
68.89
Quick Ratio 4.14
VGZ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 2507 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. VGZ: 4.14 )
VGZ' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 68.51
Current: 4.14

0.33
68.51

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.10
VGZ's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
88% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. VGZ: 1.10 )
VGZ' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 12.58
Current: 1.1

0.14
12.58
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -90.00
VGZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
58% of the 2490 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.20 vs. VGZ: -90.00 )
VGZ' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 543.5
Current: -90

2.1
543.5

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
Compare:EGO, ABX, GG, NMCEF, IAG » details
Traded in other countries:VGZ.Canada, JEJ.Germany,
Vista Gold Corp was originally incorporated on November 28, 1983 under the name Granges Exploration Ltd. The Company operates in the gold mining industry. The Company is engaged in the evaluation, acquisition, exploration and advancement of gold exploration and potential development projects. The Company has one reportable segment, consisting of evaluation, acquisition and exploration activities which are focused principally in Australia and North America. Its projects include Mt. Todd gold project and the Los Cardones gold project. It competes with other mining companies in connection with the acquisition, exploration, financing and development of gold properties. The Company's mining operations and exploration activities are subject to various national, state, provincial and local laws and regulations in the United States, Mexico, Australia.
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