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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.

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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.

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

GLD Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jana Partners 10,100 sh (New)
John Burbank 65,845 sh (+1419.97%)
Steven Cohen 64,500 sh (+706.25%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 3,489,204 sh (+10.67%)
Mario Gabelli 1,800 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow 3,690 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 500,000 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 10,234,852 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners 229,700 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 2,463 sh (-36.72%)
John Hussman 2,000 sh (-86.67%)
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Q2 2014

GLD Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ken Fisher 3,220 sh (+30.73%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 3,668,913 sh (+5.15%)
Jana Partners 229,700 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 2,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 92,800 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow 3,690 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 10,234,852 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 41,067 sh (-37.63%)
Jana Partners 3,600 sh (-64.36%)
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Q3 2014

GLD Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jean-Marie Eveillard 3,771,322 sh (+2.79%)
Richard Snow 3,770 sh (+2.17%)
John Paulson 10,234,852 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners 229,700 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 2,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 12,244 sh (-70.19%)
Jana Partners 700 sh (-80.56%)
Steven Cohen 15,300 sh (-83.51%)
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Q4 2014

GLD Guru Trades in Q4 2014

David Dreman 800 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 2,457 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 300,000 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow 3,770 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 10,234,852 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 2,000 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard 3,769,699 sh (-0.04%)
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Ratios

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EV-to-EBIT 62.50
GLD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GLD: 62.50 )
GLD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 62.5

PEG 1.10
GLD's PEG is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GLD: 1.10 )
GLD' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 1.2
Current: 1.1

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1.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.10
GLD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GLD: 3.10 )
GLD' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 3.1

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