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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 : 6/10

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Cash-to-Debt No Debt
PGLC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 1509 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 34.90 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: 153.11 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 26.28
Beneish M-Score: -3.86
WACC vs ROIC
9.10%
-55.03%
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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ROE % -41.96
PGLC's ROE % is ranked lower than
74% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.22 vs. PGLC: -41.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PGLC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28300  Med: -104.61 Max: -41.96
Current: -41.96
-28300
-41.96
ROA % -39.92
PGLC's ROA % is ranked lower than
73% of the 1533 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.06 vs. PGLC: -39.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PGLC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -365.16  Med: -90.61 Max: -39.92
Current: -39.92
-365.16
-39.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -53.46
PGLC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
70% of the 1449 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -12.11 vs. PGLC: -53.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PGLC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28200  Med: -154.54 Max: -52.88
Current: -53.46
-28200
-52.88
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -13.00
PGLC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 1138 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -14.00 vs. PGLC: -13.00 )
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: -38.3  Med: -13 Max: 336.7
Current: -13
-38.3
336.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -15.90
PGLC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
55% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -20.60 vs. PGLC: -15.90 )
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: -15.9 Max: 201.8
Current: -15.9
0
201.8
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-11-10 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

PGLC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 282,800 sh (+4.97%)
Donald Smith 3,258,100 sh (-2.69%)
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Q4 2016

PGLC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Donald Smith 3,251,930 sh (-0.19%)
Jim Simons 38,400 sh (-86.42%)
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Q1 2017

PGLC Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Donald Smith 3,251,930 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q2 2017

PGLC Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Donald Smith 3,251,930 sh (unchged)
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Latest Guru Trades with PGLC

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Donald Smith 2016-09-30 Reduce -2.69%0.01%$3.86 - $4.93 $ 3.05-32%3,258,100
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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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Forward PE Ratio 6.96
PGLC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 15.97 vs. PGLC: 6.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 2.55
PGLC's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. PGLC: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PGLC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 4.54 Max: 14.29
Current: 2.55
1.9
14.29
EV-to-EBIT -5.20
PGLC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 15.72 vs. PGLC: -5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PGLC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -230  Med: -2.9 Max: -1.3
Current: -5.2
-230
-1.3
EV-to-EBITDA -5.60
PGLC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10.18 vs. PGLC: -5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PGLC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -238.5  Med: -3 Max: -1.3
Current: -5.6
-238.5
-1.3
Current Ratio 15.03
PGLC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 1512 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. PGLC: 15.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PGLC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 7.07 Max: 29.78
Current: 15.03
0.03
29.78
Quick Ratio 15.03
PGLC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 1512 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. PGLC: 15.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PGLC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 7.07 Max: 29.78
Current: 15.03
0.03
29.78

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -22.90
PGLC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1139 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -15.10 vs. PGLC: -22.90 )
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: -35.5 Max: -7.9
Current: -22.9
-136.5
-7.9

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 33.89
PGLC's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
71% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. PGLC: 33.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
PGLC' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.45  Med: 16.71 Max: 310.5
Current: 33.89
7.45
310.5
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 11.73
PGLC's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. PGLC: 11.73 )
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: 10.09 Max: 207
Current: 11.73
5.39
207
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.56
PGLC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
52% of the 1312 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. PGLC: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PGLC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 3.06 Max: 69.64
Current: 2.56
2.19
69.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -19.20
PGLC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
83% of the 1532 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -4.13 vs. PGLC: -19.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PGLC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -77.4  Med: -33.95 Max: -0.4
Current: -19.2
-77.4
-0.4

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -0.59
Beta1.15
Short Percentage of Float5.43%
52-Week Range $2.60 - 4.80
Shares Outstanding (Mil)28.40

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.50 0.44
EPS without NRI ($) -0.50 0.44
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Pershing Gold to Present at Rodman and Renshaw Investment Conference Sep 08 2017 
Pershing Gold Files Preliminary Feasibility Study for Relief Canyon on SEDAR Jun 07 2017 
US Gold Corp Announces Additions to its Board of Directors May 30 2017 
Pershing Gold to Drill Blackjack Hill May 08 2017 
Director Buys Shares of Pershing Gold Apr 19 2017 
Pershing Gold Consolidates New District Through Land Transaction Apr 04 2017 
Pershing Gold to Present at 2017 European Gold Forum Apr 03 2017 
Pershing Gold Insiders Invest in Company Jan 31 2017 
This Junior Gold Miner Will Soon Show Its Mettle Dec 02 2016 
All-In-One Screener Finds Week's Largest Insider Trades May 13 2016 

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