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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 : 6/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
AMEX:VGZ's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 22.65 vs. AMEX:VGZ: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AMEX:VGZ' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 97.22 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Interest Coverage No Debt
AMEX:VGZ's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. AMEX:VGZ: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AMEX:VGZ' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 410.28  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 77.81
M-Score: -4.71
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 (%) -2.54
AMEX:VGZ's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1382 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -11.76 vs. AMEX:VGZ: -2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AMEX:VGZ' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82.42  Med: -13.25 Max: 67.35
Current: -2.54
-82.42
67.35
ROA (%) -2.46
AMEX:VGZ's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1532 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -9.33 vs. AMEX:VGZ: -2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AMEX:VGZ' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.91  Med: -11.04 Max: 53.28
Current: -2.46
-63.91
53.28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -89.02
AMEX:VGZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -13.04 vs. AMEX:VGZ: -89.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AMEX:VGZ' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -477.2  Med: -32.95 Max: 398.77
Current: -89.02
-477.2
398.77
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -59.40
AMEX:VGZ's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1064 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -18.20 vs. AMEX:VGZ: -59.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AMEX:VGZ' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -57.5 Max: 282.6
Current: -59.4
0
282.6
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-09)


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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

VGZ Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Chuck Royce 124,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2015

VGZ Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 124,000 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2016

VGZ Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 116,285 sh (New)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q2 2016

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Jim Simons Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
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Traded in other countries:VGZ.Canada, JEJ.Germany,
Vista Gold Corp is a gold mining company. Its principal asset is its flagship Mt Todd gold project in Northern Territory, Australia. Other projects include non-core projects in Mexico & US, and royalty interests in projects in Bolivia & Indonesia.

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.

Ratios

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P/B 2.95
VGZ's P/B is ranked lower than
64% of the 1323 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. VGZ: 2.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VGZ' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 2.32 Max: 22.36
Current: 2.95
0.59
22.36
Current Ratio 31.05
VGZ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 1463 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. VGZ: 31.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VGZ' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 6.86 Max: 71.01
Current: 31.05
0.64
71.01
Quick Ratio 31.05
VGZ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. VGZ: 31.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VGZ' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 6.6 Max: 69.27
Current: 31.05
0.33
69.27

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.50
VGZ's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -11.60 vs. VGZ: -0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VGZ' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.2  Med: -18.8 Max: 0
Current: -0.5
-58.2
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 5.32
VGZ's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
73% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 11.45 vs. VGZ: 5.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
VGZ' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 7.96 Max: 355
Current: 5.32
1.58
355
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.32
VGZ's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. VGZ: 5.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
VGZ' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 9.95 Max: 313
Current: 5.32
1.58
313
Price/Tangible Book 2.97
VGZ's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
60% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. VGZ: 2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VGZ' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.48 Max: 12.51
Current: 2.97
0.23
12.51
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -13.27
VGZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1507 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -4.90 vs. VGZ: -13.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VGZ' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.27  Med: 1.3 Max: 1.6
Current: -13.27
-13.27
1.6

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -0.01
Beta-2.54
Short Percentage of Float1.97%
52-Week Range $0.26 - 2.09
Shares Outstanding (Mil)82.90
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