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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 : 3/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
VGZ's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. VGZ: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VGZ' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 58.02 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -15.10
M-Score: 74.30
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 (%) -56.37
VGZ's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1231 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -9.60 vs. VGZ: -56.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VGZ' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -82.42  Med: -20.61 Max: 67.35
Current: -56.37
-82.42
67.35
ROA (%) -50.75
VGZ's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1308 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -7.50 vs. VGZ: -50.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VGZ' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -63.91  Med: -16.67 Max: 53.28
Current: -50.75
-63.91
53.28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -208.81
VGZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -10.33 vs. VGZ: -208.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VGZ' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -477.2  Med: -24.28 Max: 398.77
Current: -208.81
-477.2
398.77
» VGZ's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

VGZ Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 11,100 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 124,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 492,600 sh (-17.50%)
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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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Q1 2015

VGZ Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chuck Royce 124,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 52,900 sh (-54.72%)
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Ratios

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P/B 1.07
VGZ's P/B is ranked higher than
56% of the 1179 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. VGZ: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VGZ' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.97  Med: 4.46 Max: 22.47
Current: 1.07
0.97
22.47
EV-to-EBIT -0.81
VGZ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
318% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 14.46 vs. VGZ: -0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VGZ' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -11.2  Med: 7.00 Max: 47.1
Current: -0.81
-11.2
47.1
Current Ratio 6.73
VGZ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 1253 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. VGZ: 6.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VGZ' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 6.37 Max: 71.01
Current: 6.73
0.64
71.01
Quick Ratio 6.73
VGZ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. VGZ: 6.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VGZ' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 5.99 Max: 69.27
Current: 6.73
0.33
69.27

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 2.91
VGZ's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
71% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. VGZ: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
VGZ' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.73  Med: 12.53 Max: 355
Current: 2.91
2.73
355
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.46
VGZ's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. VGZ: 2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
VGZ' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.31  Med: 11.75 Max: 313
Current: 2.46
2.31
313
Price/Tangible Book 1.07
VGZ's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. VGZ: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VGZ' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.51 Max: 12.58
Current: 1.07
0.24
12.58
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -123.50
VGZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.30 vs. VGZ: -123.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VGZ' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.1  Med: 4.65 Max: 543.5
Current: -123.5
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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