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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 1676 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 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: 171.76 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
0.44
No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 24.54
Beneish M-Score: -3.82
WACC vs ROIC
11.01%
-50.95%
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 : 4/10

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ROE % -41.17
PGLC's ROE % is ranked lower than
72% of the 1519 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -9.39 vs. PGLC: -41.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PGLC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28300  Med: -104.61 Max: -41.17
Current: -41.17
-28300
-41.17
ROA % -39.05
PGLC's ROA % is ranked lower than
72% of the 1694 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.78 vs. PGLC: -39.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PGLC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -365.16  Med: -90.61 Max: -39.05
Current: -39.05
-365.16
-39.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -49.45
PGLC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
66% of the 1608 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -14.10 vs. PGLC: -49.45 )
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: -49.45
Current: -49.45
-28200
-49.45
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -13.00
PGLC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
51% of the 1325 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -12.50 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
53% of the 1192 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -18.50 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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PGLC Guru Trades in Q1 2017

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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 19.05
PGLC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 13.12 vs. PGLC: 19.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.97
PGLC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. PGLC: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PGLC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 4.46 Max: 14.29
Current: 1.97
1.55
14.29
EV-to-EBIT -4.85
PGLC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 14.37 vs. PGLC: -4.85 )
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: -1.1
Current: -4.85
-230
-1.1
EV-to-EBITDA -5.23
PGLC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10.18 vs. PGLC: -5.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PGLC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -238.5  Med: -2.9 Max: -1.1
Current: -5.23
-238.5
-1.1
Current Ratio 15.78
PGLC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 1658 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. PGLC: 15.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PGLC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 7.12 Max: 29.78
Current: 15.78
0.03
29.78
Quick Ratio 15.78
PGLC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 1658 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. PGLC: 15.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PGLC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 7.12 Max: 29.78
Current: 15.78
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
57% of the 1289 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -17.50 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 109.50
PGLC's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
98% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. PGLC: 109.50 )
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: 19.47 Max: 310.5
Current: 109.5
7.45
310.5
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 11.53
PGLC's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 8.37 vs. PGLC: 11.53 )
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: 10.73 Max: 207
Current: 11.53
5.39
207
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.97
PGLC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
55% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. PGLC: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PGLC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.97  Med: 3 Max: 69.64
Current: 1.97
1.97
69.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -20.62
PGLC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
83% of the 1687 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -4.34 vs. PGLC: -20.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PGLC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -92.8  Med: -34.6 Max: -0.4
Current: -20.62
-92.8
-0.4

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -0.54
Beta1.35
Short Percentage of Float1.70%
52-Week Range $2.10 - 3.33
Shares Outstanding (Mil)33.54

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $)
EBIT (Mil $)
EBITDA (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.49 0.12
EPS without NRI ($) -0.49 0.12
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 44
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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