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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
VGZ's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 1396 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. VGZ: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
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
VGZ's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. VGZ: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VGZ' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
0.54
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 19.08
M-Score: -5.83
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 : 4/10

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ROE (%) 4.59
VGZ's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -10.15 vs. VGZ: 4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VGZ' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82.42  Med: -20.10 Max: 67.35
Current: 4.59
-82.42
67.35
ROA (%) 4.39
VGZ's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.55 vs. VGZ: 4.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VGZ' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.91  Med: -16.96 Max: 53.28
Current: 4.39
-63.91
53.28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -104.86
VGZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1362 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -11.32 vs. VGZ: -104.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VGZ' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -477.2  Med: -34.21 Max: 398.77
Current: -104.86
-477.2
398.77
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -59.40
VGZ's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -15.90 vs. VGZ: -59.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VGZ' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -23.10 Max: 76.8
Current: -59.4
0
76.8
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-04)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

VGZ Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 124,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2015

VGZ Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Chuck Royce 124,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2015

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Chuck Royce 124,000 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2016

VGZ Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 116,285 sh (New)
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
Compare:TSXV:VIT, NAS:PGLC, NAS:KGJI, ASX:EGS, ASX:RND, TSX:MAX » details
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/E(ttm) 70.00
VGZ's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
84% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 19.48 vs. VGZ: 70.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VGZ' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.33 Max: 67
Current: 70
0.45
67
PE(NRI) 70.00
VGZ's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
85% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VGZ: 70.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
VGZ' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.33 Max: 67
Current: 70
0.45
67
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 700.00
VGZ's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
98% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 15.56 vs. VGZ: 700.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
VGZ' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 700
P/B 2.18
VGZ's P/B is ranked lower than
61% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. VGZ: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VGZ' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 2.25 Max: 22.36
Current: 2.18
0.59
22.36
POCF 17.50
VGZ's POCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 7.27 vs. VGZ: 17.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VGZ' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.28  Med: 18.84 Max: 99.3
Current: 17.5
6.28
99.3
Current Ratio 17.68
VGZ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1349 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. VGZ: 17.68 )
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: 17.68
0.64
71.01
Quick Ratio 17.68
VGZ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1349 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. VGZ: 17.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VGZ' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 6.45 Max: 69.27
Current: 17.68
0.33
69.27

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 4.19
VGZ's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
72% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9.98 vs. VGZ: 4.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
VGZ' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 7.84 Max: 355
Current: 4.19
1.58
355
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.94
VGZ's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. VGZ: 3.94 )
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: 9.11 Max: 313
Current: 3.94
1.58
313
Price/Tangible Book 2.09
VGZ's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 1235 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. VGZ: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VGZ' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.46 Max: 12.51
Current: 2.09
0.23
12.51
Price/Graham Number 2.48
VGZ's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
72% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. VGZ: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
VGZ' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.78
Current: 2.48
0.36
1.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -21.22
VGZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1416 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.20 vs. VGZ: -21.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VGZ' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.5  Med: 1.30 Max: 1.6
Current: -21.22
-22.5
1.6

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ 0.01
Beta-1.73
Short Percentage of Float0.21%
52-Week Range $0.24 - 0.89
Shares Outstanding (Mil)82.90
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