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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.24
NG's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
81% of the 1583 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NG: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NG' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.44 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.24
Debt-to-Equity 0.30
NG's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
52% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. NG: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
NG' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.5  Med: 0.21 Max: 1.23
Current: 0.3
-0.5
1.23
Debt-to-EBITDA -2.75
NG's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. NG: -2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
NG' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.02  Med: -1.35 Max: 1889.49
Current: -2.75
-3.02
1889.49
Piotroski F-Score: 1
Altman Z-Score: 1.17
Beneish M-Score: 4.27
WACC vs ROIC
6.02%
-8.88%
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
ROE % -12.14
NG's ROE % is ranked lower than
53% of the 1432 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.80 vs. NG: -12.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NG' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.9  Med: -10.25 Max: -3.4
Current: -12.14
-43.9
-3.4
ROA % -8.90
NG's ROA % is ranked higher than
50% of the 1596 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.38 vs. NG: -8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NG' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.81  Med: -7.87 Max: 12.18
Current: -8.9
-29.81
12.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -26.16
NG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
59% of the 1519 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -12.04 vs. NG: -26.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82.45  Med: -21.88 Max: 714.89
Current: -26.16
-82.45
714.89
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -7.70
NG's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 1261 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -13.70 vs. NG: -7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NG' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -1.45 Max: 138.7
Current: -7.7
0
138.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -11.00
NG's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 1135 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -20.60 vs. NG: -11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NG' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.9  Med: 2.65 Max: 170.7
Current: -11
-69.9
170.7
GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Signs with Novagold Resources Inc NG.
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

NG Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Chuck Royce 260,000 sh (+92.59%)
First Eagle Investment 2,566,285 sh (+19.29%)
Murray Stahl 149,787 sh (+0.22%)
Seth Klarman 9,500,000 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 25,602,996 sh (-0.40%)
Jim Simons 464,100 sh (-72.07%)
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Q4 2016

NG Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Steven Cohen 563,400 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 3,796,285 sh (+47.93%)
Murray Stahl 178,882 sh (+19.42%)
Seth Klarman 9,500,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Paulson 22,271,796 sh (-13.01%)
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Q1 2017

NG Guru Trades in Q1 2017

First Eagle Investment 3,796,285 sh (unchged)
Seth Klarman 9,500,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Paulson 22,130,696 sh (-0.63%)
Murray Stahl 131,255 sh (-26.62%)
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Q2 2017

NG Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Steven Cohen 612,500 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 152,134 sh (+15.91%)
Seth Klarman 9,500,000 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 3,796,285 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 21,992,896 sh (-0.62%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NG

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Paulson 2017-06-30 Reduce -0.62%0.01%$3.87 - $5.01 $ 4.12-4%21,992,896
John Paulson 2017-03-31 Reduce -0.63%0.01%$4.59 - $6.14 $ 4.12-22%22,130,696
John Paulson 2016-12-31 Reduce -13.01%0.2%$3.85 - $5.54 $ 4.12-9%22,271,796
First Eagle Investment 2016-12-31 Add 47.93%0.01%$3.85 - $5.54 $ 4.12-9%3,796,285
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold    NAICS: 212221    SIC: 611
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Traded in other countries:NG.Canada, NGR.Germany, NGN.Mexico,
Headquarter Location:USA
Novagold Resources Inc is a mineral exploration company operating in the gold mining industry, focused on advancing permitting of the Donlin Gold project in Alaska. The Company also has interest in the Galore Creek project in British Columbia, Canada.

Novagold Resources Inc was incorporated by memorandum of association on December 5, 1984, under the Companies Act (Nova Scotia) as 1562756 Nova Scotia Limited. The Company is a mineral exploration company engaged in the exploration and development of gold and copper mineral properties. Its principal assets include a 50% interest in the Donlin Gold project in Alaska, U.S.A. and a 50% interest in the Galore Creek project in British Columbia, Canada. The Company's exploration and development activities are subject to national, state, provincial and local laws and regulations in the United States and Canada.

Top Ranked Articles about Novagold Resources Inc

NOVAGOLD Announces Departure of Director
NOVAGOLD Reports 2017 Third Quarter Results: Donlin Gold Final Environmental Impact Statement on Track to be Published in 2018
SAVE THE DATE: NOVAGOLD Third Quarter 2017 Results Release, Conference Call and Webcast
Barrick and NOVAGOLD to Advance Ongoing Donlin Gold Project Optimization With Approved $8-Million Drill Program
SAVE THE DATE: NOVAGOLD Second Quarter 2017 Results Release, Conference Call and Webcast
NOVAGOLD Announces Election of Directors and Voting Results from 2017 Annual Shareholder Meeting
NOVAGOLD Announces 2017 First Quarter Results Highlighting Progress on Donlin Gold’s Environmental Impact Statement
First Eagle's Investments of the Last 2 Quarters Guru's 3rd- and 4th-quarter purchases
First Eagle Investment (Trades, Portfolio) is an independent firm with an estimated $97 billion in assets under management. The firm manages a portfolio composed of 334 stocks with a total value of $39.105 billion. In the third and fourth quarters of 2016 the guru bought shares in the following stocks: Read more...
SAVE THE DATE: NOVAGOLD 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders Conference Call and Webcast

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NOVAGOLD RESOURCES INC. (TSX:NG) ( MKT:NG) will hold the Company’s 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Friday, May 5th at 1:00 pm PT (4:00 pm ET) at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver in the Grouse Room (655 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia). NOVAGOLD cordially invites its shareholders to attend the Annual Meeting. The webcast and conference call-in details are provided below. Following the official meeting, the Company will provide an overview of NOVAGOLD’s 2016 achievements and the outlook for this year. Callers should dial in 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time and simply ask to join NOVAGOLD’s call. Webcast: www.novagold.com/investors/events 
North American callers: 1-800-319-4610
International callers: 1-604-638-5340 NOVAGOLD’s Management Information Circular and Annual Report to Accompany the Management Information Circular are available on the Company’s website, http://www.novagold.com/investors/mic/, on SEDAR at www.sedar.com, and on EDGAR at www.sec.gov.  The webcast will be archived on NOVAGOLD’s website for one year and the conference call replay will be available for 14 days following the meeting. To access the conference call replay please dial 1-800-319-6413 (North America), or 1-604-638-9010 (International), followed by Access Code: 1276. For a transcript of the call please email [email protected].
NOVAGOLD Contact:

Mélanie Hennessey
Vice President, Corporate Communications

Erin O’Toole
Analyst, Investor Relations

604-669-6227 or 1-866-669-6227


Read more...
SAVE THE DATE: NOVAGOLD First Quarter 2017 Results Release, Conference Call and Webcast

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NOVAGOLD RESOURCES INC. (TSX:NG) ( MKT:NG) will release its first quarter financial results after market close April 3, 2017. The conference call and webcast, to discuss these results, will take place April 4, 2017 at 8:00 am PT (11:00 am ET). The webcast and conference call-in details are provided below.
Webcast:     www.novagold.com/investors/events/  North American callers:      1-866-426-5215 International callers:      1-704-908-0398 Conference ID:      90447178  The webcast will be archived on NOVAGOLD’s website for one year. For a transcript of the call please email [email protected].
NOVAGOLD Contact:

Mélanie Hennessey
Vice President, Corporate Communications

Erin O’Toole
Senior Stakeholder Relations Specialist

604-669-6227 or 1-866-669-6227

Read more...

Ratios

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history
PB Ratio 4.38
NG's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 1450 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. NG: 4.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
NG' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 3.75 Max: 10.96
Current: 4.38
0.21
10.96
EV-to-EBIT -43.19
NG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 14.76 vs. NG: -43.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -90.3  Med: -42 Max: -2.2
Current: -43.19
-90.3
-2.2
EV-to-EBITDA -43.24
NG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. NG: -43.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -91.3  Med: -42.4 Max: -2.2
Current: -43.24
-91.3
-2.2
Current Ratio 32.84
NG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 1536 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. NG: 32.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 4.25 Max: 73.67
Current: 32.84
0.04
73.67
Quick Ratio 32.84
NG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 1536 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. NG: 32.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 4.17 Max: 73.67
Current: 32.84
0.04
73.67

Buy Back

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industry
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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
NG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1234 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -16.10 vs. NG: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NG' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.1  Med: -19.9 Max: -0.1
Current: -0.1
-50.1
-0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.38
NG's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 1414 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. NG: 4.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
NG' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 3.15 Max: 11.76
Current: 4.38
0.28
11.76
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 11.21
NG's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
89% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. NG: 11.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
NG' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 33.06 Max: 523
Current: 11.21
0.05
523
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -2.32
NG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
59% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -4.24 vs. NG: -2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
NG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.6  Med: -2.4 Max: -1.1
Current: -2.32
-44.6
-1.1

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -0.12
Beta-0.64
Short Percentage of Float8.79%
52-Week Range $3.78 - 6.21
Shares Outstanding (Mil)321.67

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 11
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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