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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.26
GFI's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 69.61 vs. GFI: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
GFI' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.22 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.26
0.1
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.47
GFI's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. GFI: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
GFI' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.47
0.45
0.94
Debt-to-Equity 0.66
GFI's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
63% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. GFI: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
GFI' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.2 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.66
0.01
0.69
Debt-to-EBITDA 3.12
GFI's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
63% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. GFI: 3.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
GFI' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 2.93 Max: 19.83
Current: 3.12
0.72
19.83
Interest Coverage 5.45
GFI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
84% of the 1062 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. GFI: 5.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GFI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.71  Med: 6.42 Max: 20.59
Current: 5.45
2.71
20.59
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 1.37
WACC vs ROIC
5.46%
9.48%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 16.04
GFI's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
73% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. GFI: 16.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
GFI' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.75  Med: 18.52 Max: 30.78
Current: 16.04
6.75
30.78
Net Margin % -15.63
GFI's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
65% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. GFI: -15.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
GFI' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.63  Med: 5.46 Max: 25.19
Current: -15.63
-15.63
25.19
ROE % -13.89
GFI's ROE % is ranked higher than
65% of the 1457 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.47 vs. GFI: -13.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
GFI' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.89  Med: 4.28 Max: 15.76
Current: -13.89
-13.89
15.76
ROA % -6.85
GFI's ROA % is ranked higher than
68% of the 1606 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.46 vs. GFI: -6.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
GFI' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.85  Med: 2.24 Max: 9.46
Current: -6.85
-6.85
9.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 5.66
GFI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
71% of the 1515 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -11.10 vs. GFI: 5.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
GFI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.6  Med: 10.2 Max: 18.01
Current: 5.66
-1.6
18.01
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.80
GFI's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. GFI: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
GFI' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.4  Med: 6.1 Max: 20.9
Current: 0.8
-48.4
20.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 1.30
GFI's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
64% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. GFI: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
GFI' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.5  Med: 1.3 Max: 70
Current: 1.3
-52.5
70
GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with Gold Fields Ltd GFI.
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Guru Trades

Q3 2017

GFI Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Paul Tudor Jones 34,961 sh (New)
Jim Simons 10,160,800 sh (+5.58%)
Mario Gabelli 59,780 sh (unchged)
Francisco García Paramés Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,745,769 sh (-3.22%)
Ray Dalio 154,549 sh (-15.42%)
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Q4 2017

GFI Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Pioneer Investments 1,405,891 sh (New)
Donald Smith 14,254,424 sh (New)
Jim Simons 13,698,200 sh (+34.81%)
Mario Gabelli 59,780 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,698,766 sh (-2.69%)
Ray Dalio 148,479 sh (-3.93%)
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Q1 2018

GFI Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Jeremy Grantham 51,700 sh (New)
Donald Smith 19,765,460 sh (+38.66%)
Pioneer Investments 1,762,207 sh (+25.34%)
Jim Simons 16,985,600 sh (+24.00%)
Chuck Royce 1,698,766 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 59,780 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio 144,607 sh (-2.61%)
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Q2 2018

GFI Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Jeremy Grantham 59,900 sh (+15.86%)
Donald Smith 22,736,936 sh (+15.03%)
Ray Dalio 156,122 sh (+7.96%)
Jim Simons 17,265,700 sh (+1.65%)
Mario Gabelli 59,780 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,675,966 sh (-1.34%)
Pioneer Investments 1,529,700 sh (-13.19%)
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold    NAICS: 212221 
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Traded in other countries:GFI.Argentina, GFLBC.Belgium, EDGE.Germany, GFI.South Africa, GOLI.Switzerland, 0QQ8.UK, GFIOF.USA,
Headquarter Location:South africa
Gold Fields Ltd is engaged in underground and surface gold and copper mining and related activities, including exploration, development, extraction, processing and smelting. It operates in South Africa, Australia, Ghana, and Peru.

Gold Fields Inc is a globally diversified gold miner and producer with eight operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru, and South Africa. The majority of group revenue is generated in the Australian mines, largely the St Ives and Granny Smith sites, with Ghana the second- largest contributor of revenue. The company is involved in underground and surface gold and copper mining and related activities, including exploration, development, extraction, processing, and smelting. In Peru, the company also produces copper, and it has other precious metal exploration interests in Africa, Eurasia, Australasia, and the Americas.

Top Ranked Articles about Gold Fields Ltd

Gold Fields to Underperform Low metal prices and a problematic South Deep will put pressure on the stock's market value
Gold Fields Ltd. (NYSE:GFI) closed at $2.75 on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, reporting a 0.36% decline from the previous close. For the 52 weeks through Nov. 13, the share price declined 29%. The market capitalization is approximately $2.1 billion. Read more...
Gold Fields Limited: September 2018 Operating Update
NUM Gives Strike Notice at South Deep Mine
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Joint Asanko Gold and Gold Fields Presentation and Webcast at the Denver Gold Forum
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Gold Fields Limited: South Deep Restructuring and Trading Statement

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PB Ratio 0.88
GFI's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 1439 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. GFI: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
GFI' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.93
Current: 0.88
0.58
1.93
PS Ratio 0.93
GFI's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. GFI: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
GFI' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.46 Max: 3.04
Current: 0.93
0.75
3.04
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.38
GFI's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
79% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 8.65 vs. GFI: 3.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
GFI' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.35  Med: 5.14 Max: 12.96
Current: 3.38
2.35
12.96
EV-to-EBIT 15.05
GFI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
66% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 13.02 vs. GFI: 15.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GFI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.5  Med: 10.8 Max: 65.2
Current: 15.05
-60.5
65.2
EV-to-EBITDA 6.44
GFI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
55% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. GFI: 6.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GFI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 8.25 Max: 65.2
Current: 6.44
3.8
65.2
EV-to-Revenue 1.40
GFI's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
59% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. GFI: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
GFI' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 2 Max: 3.4
Current: 1.4
1.3
3.4
Shiller PE Ratio 15.43
GFI's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 22.52 vs. GFI: 15.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
GFI' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.06  Med: 21.45 Max: 58.15
Current: 15.43
10.06
58.15
Current Ratio 1.09
GFI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 1584 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. GFI: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GFI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.26 Max: 3.04
Current: 1.09
0.35
3.04
Quick Ratio 1.09
GFI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1584 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. GFI: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GFI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.11 Max: 3.04
Current: 1.09
0.35
3.04
Days Inventory 40.61
GFI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
77% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 75.44 vs. GFI: 40.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GFI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.91  Med: 56.41 Max: 85.64
Current: 40.61
25.91
85.64
Days Sales Outstanding 8.02
GFI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 36.39 vs. GFI: 8.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GFI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.02  Med: 14.4 Max: 28.26
Current: 8.02
8.02
28.26
Days Payable 31.35
GFI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
69% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 51.37 vs. GFI: 31.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GFI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.67  Med: 33.59 Max: 111.6
Current: 31.35
25.67
111.6

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.92
GFI's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
58% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. GFI: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
GFI' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.75 Max: 10.53
Current: 1.92
0.34
10.53
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 31.00
GFI's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -6.00 vs. GFI: 31.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
GFI' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -7.7 Max: 76.3
Current: 31
0
76.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.92
GFI's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
58% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. GFI: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.55
GFI's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
84% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. GFI: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
GFI' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.51 Max: 3.06
Current: 0.55
0.1
3.06
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.90
GFI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1228 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -17.00 vs. GFI: -1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GFI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.7  Med: -1.9 Max: 0
Current: -1.9
-30.7
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.88
GFI's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 1408 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. GFI: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
GFI' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.74 Max: 5.25
Current: 0.88
0.78
5.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.64
GFI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
78% of the 1594 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -4.10 vs. GFI: 6.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
GFI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.2  Med: 8.2 Max: 18.3
Current: 6.64
-2.2
18.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -14.47
GFI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
75% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. GFI: -14.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
GFI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.47  Med: 15.4 Max: 120.4
Current: -14.47
-14.47
120.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,808.00
Beta-1.43
Volatility38.63%
52-Week Range $2.20 - 4.54
Shares Outstanding (Mil)820.61 (ADR)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 33
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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