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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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Cash-to-Debt No Debt
PGLC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 1522 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 17.17 vs. PGLC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PGLC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 282.52 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
0.44
No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 2
Altman Z-Score: 0.17
Beneish M-Score: -3.95
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 % -47.44
PGLC's ROE % is ranked lower than
76% of the 1402 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -7.23 vs. PGLC: -47.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PGLC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28300  Med: -56.49 Max: -35.27
Current: -47.44
-28300
-35.27
ROA % -41.52
PGLC's ROA % is ranked lower than
75% of the 1544 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -6.80 vs. PGLC: -41.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PGLC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -365.16  Med: -69.07 Max: -30.46
Current: -41.52
-365.16
-30.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -55.77
PGLC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
72% of the 1468 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.51 vs. PGLC: -55.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PGLC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28200  Med: -111.23 Max: -47.79
Current: -55.77
-28200
-47.79
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 23.50
PGLC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
69% of the 1196 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. PGLC: 23.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PGLC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -336.7  Med: 18.15 Max: 38.3
Current: 23.5
-336.7
38.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 22.40
PGLC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
61% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 14.40 vs. PGLC: 22.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PGLC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 14.95 Max: 44.7
Current: 22.4
0
44.7
GuruFocus has detected 1 Warning Sign with Pershing Gold Corp PGLC.
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Guru Trades

Q1 2018

PGLC Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Murray Stahl 69,842 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 27,364 sh (+30.53%)
Donald Smith 3,251,930 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2018

PGLC Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Jim Simons 48,400 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 69,842 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 27,364 sh (unchged)
Donald Smith 3,251,930 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2018

PGLC Guru Trades in Q3 2018

Jim Simons 122,186 sh (+152.45%)
Donald Smith 3,251,930 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 27,364 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 69,842 sh (unchged)
» More
Q4 2018

PGLC Guru Trades in Q4 2018

Donald Smith 3,257,930 sh (+0.18%)
Jim Simons 188,360 sh (+54.16%)
Murray Stahl 69,842 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
» More
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold    NAICS: 212221    SIC: 1041
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Traded in other countries:PGLC.Canada, 7PG1.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Pershing Gold Corp is a gold and precious metals exploration company. It pursues exploration, development and mining opportunities primarily in Nevada. The Relief Canyon properties are located about 100 miles northeast of Reno, Nevada.

Pershing Gold Corp is a gold and precious metals exploration company. It pursues exploration, development and mining opportunities primarily in Nevada. The company currently focuses on exploration at its Relief Canyon properties in Pershing County in northwestern Nevada. The Relief Canyon properties are located about 100 miles northeast of Reno, Nevada. It operates its business directly and also through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Gold Acquisition Corp. The company seek properties with known mineralization that are in an advanced stage of exploration and have previously undergone drilling but are under-explored.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 1.42
PGLC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1472 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. PGLC: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PGLC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 4.14 Max: 14.29
Current: 1.42
0.63
14.29
Current Ratio 1.66
PGLC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1507 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. PGLC: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PGLC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 5.96 Max: 29.78
Current: 1.66
0.03
29.78
Quick Ratio 1.66
PGLC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 1506 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. PGLC: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PGLC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 5.96 Max: 29.78
Current: 1.66
0.03
29.78

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -12.90
PGLC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -16.00 vs. PGLC: -12.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PGLC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -136.5  Med: -29.2 Max: -7.9
Current: -12.9
-136.5
-7.9

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 10.75
PGLC's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. PGLC: 10.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
PGLC' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.39  Med: 10.11 Max: 207
Current: 10.75
5.39
207
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.43
PGLC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 1470 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. PGLC: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PGLC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 2.89 Max: 69.64
Current: 1.43
1.33
69.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -36.36
PGLC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
89% of the 1650 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -4.49 vs. PGLC: -36.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PGLC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -192.8  Med: -35.9 Max: -0.4
Current: -36.36
-192.8
-0.4

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -0.53
Beta-0.50
Volatility48.74%
52-Week Range $0.80 - 2.24
Shares Outstanding (Mil)33.68

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $)
EBIT (Mil $)
EBITDA (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.49 -0.49
EPS without NRI ($) -0.49 -0.49
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 22
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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