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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.77
SHVLF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 33.73 vs. SHVLF: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SHVLF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: 0.77
Equity-to-Asset 0.73
SHVLF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. SHVLF: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SHVLF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.62 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.73
0.24
0.96
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 0.63
Beneish M-Score: -3.67
WACC vs ROIC
22.50%
0.43%
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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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -10.02
SHVLF's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
68% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. SHVLF: -10.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SHVLF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.02  Med: 19 Max: 32.36
Current: -10.02
-10.02
32.36
Net Margin % -5.67
SHVLF's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
66% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. SHVLF: -5.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SHVLF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.07  Med: -0.27 Max: 25.13
Current: -5.67
-16.07
25.13
ROE % -3.21
SHVLF's ROE % is ranked higher than
60% of the 1383 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.22 vs. SHVLF: -3.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SHVLF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.73  Med: -12.26 Max: 56.52
Current: -3.21
-50.73
56.52
ROA % -2.34
SHVLF's ROA % is ranked higher than
63% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.95 vs. SHVLF: -2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SHVLF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.95  Med: -6.41 Max: 26.16
Current: -2.34
-48.95
26.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -5.56
SHVLF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
58% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.15 vs. SHVLF: -5.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SHVLF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -145.44  Med: -0.84 Max: 40.96
Current: -5.56
-145.44
40.96
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -20.00
SHVLF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
74% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. SHVLF: -20.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SHVLF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -100 Max: 14.1
Current: -20
0
14.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 108.20
SHVLF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 1153 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -14.50 vs. SHVLF: 108.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SHVLF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41  Med: 16.5 Max: 152.2
Current: 108.2
-41
152.2
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Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals    NAICS: 212221    SIC: 611
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Traded in other countries:SAM.Canada, V4JA.Germany,
Headquarter Location:Canada
Starcore International Mines Ltd is engaged in extracting and processing gold and silver in Mexico through the San Martin mine in Queretaro, Mexico. It is also engaged in acquiring mining related operating assets and exploration assets in North America.

Starcore International Mines Ltd. was incorporated under the former Company Act pursuant to laws of British Columbia on October 17, 1980. The Company is engaged in extracting, processing and exploring for gold and silver in Mexico. Its project include San Martin Mine in Queretaro, Mexico.

Top Ranked Articles about Starcore International Mines Ltd

Starcore Status With the SEC

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct 11, 2016) - Further to its news release of August 17, 2016, Starcore International Mines Ltd. (TSX:SAM) (the "Company" or "Starcore") reports that October 11, 2016 is the effective date of its registration statement on Form 20-F (the "Effective Date") as filed with the United States Securities & Exchange Commission ("SEC") for the purpose of registering its common shares under section 12(g) of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"). As of the Effective Date, the Company becomes subject to the reporting requirements under Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. Although the registration statement remains subject to review by SEC Staff until all of their comments have been addressed, broker-dealers in the United States will be able to take the steps required by Rule 15c2-11 under the Exchange Act and the rules of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. to resume transactions in the Company's common shares. For further inquiries, please contact Investor Relations with details listed below. About Starcore Starcore is engaged in exploring, extracting and processing gold and silver through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Compañia Minera Peña de Bernal, S.A. de C.V., which owns the San Martin mine in Queretaro, Mexico. The Company is a public reporting issuer on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The Company is also engaged in owning, acquiring, exploiting, exploring and evaluating mineral properties, and either joint venturing or developing these properties further. The Company has interests in properties located in Mexico, Canada and the United States. For more information concerning Starcore, see documents filed under its profile on SEDAR, or visit its website at www.starcore.com. ON BEHALF OF STARCORE INTERNATIONAL MINES LTD. Gary Arca, Director & Chief Financial Officer The Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed nor does it accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.





Starcore International Mines Ltd.
Evan Eadie
Investor Relations
(416) 640-1936
Toll Free: 1-866-602-4935
www.starcore.com




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Starcore Reports Q1 2017 Results

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sep 14, 2016) - Starcore International Mines Ltd. (TSX:SAM) (the "Company") has filed the results for the first quarter ended July 31, 2016 for the Company and its mining operations. The full version of the Company's Financial Statements and Management's Discussion and Analysis can be viewed on the Company's website at www.starcore.com, or SEDAR at www.sedar.com. All financial information is prepared in accordance with IFRS and all dollar amounts are expressed in thousands of Canadian dollars unless otherwise indicated. On May 13, 2016, the Company changed its fiscal year end from July 31 to April 30. With this year‐end change, the Company reported a one‐time transitional year-end period for the nine months ended April 30, 2016. This is the first quarter of the 2017 fiscal year. Financial Highlights for the three-month period ended July 31, 2016 (unaudited) compared to the year ended April 30, 2016 (audited) and three-month period ended July 31, 2015 (unaudited):

Cash and short-term investments on hand is $8 million compared to $10 million at April 30, 2016;
Gold and silver sales of $7.2 million compared to $6.4 million for the period ended July 31, 2015, an increase of 12%;
Earnings from mining operations of $1.1 million compared to loss of $0.4 million for the period ended July 31, 2015;
Net income of $0.5 million compared to net loss of $0.1 million for the period ended July 31, 2015;
EBITDA(1) of $1,864 compared to $649 for the period ended July 31, 2015.

The following table contains selected highlights from the Company's unaudited consolidated statement of operations for the quarters ended July 31, 2016 and 2015:


(in thousands of Canadian dollars)

(Unaudited)
Quarter ended

July 31,




2016

2015



Revenues
$
7,188

$
6,366



Cost of Sales

(6,040
)

(6,759
)


Earnings (loss) from mining operations

1,148


(393
)


Administrative expenses

(857
)

(574
)


Income tax recovery

195


871



Net income (loss)
$
486

$
(96
)



(i) Income per share - basic
$
0.01

$
(0.00
)



(ii) Income per share - diluted
$
0.01

$
(0.00
)








Reconciliation of Net income to EBITDA(1)






For the three months ending July 31,
2016

2015



Net income (loss)
$
486

$
(96
)


Income tax recovery

(195
)

(871
)


Interest

212


71



Depreciation and depletion

1,361


1,545



EBITDA
$
1,864

$
649



EBITDA MARGIN(2)

25.93
%

10.19
%






(1)
EBITDA ("Earnings before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization") is a non-GAAP financial performance measure with no standard definition under IFRS. It is therefore possible that this measure could not be comparable with a similar measure of another Corporation. The Corporation uses this non-GAAP measure which can also be helpful to investors as it provides a result which can be compared with the Corporation's market share price.


(2)
EBITDA MARGIN is a measurement of a company's operating profitability calculated as EBITDA divided by total revenue. EBITDA MARGIN is a non-GAAP financial performance measure with no standard definition under IFRS. It is therefore possible that this measure could not be comparable with a similar measure of another Corporation. The Corporation uses this non-GAAP measure which can also be helpful to investors as it provides a result which can be compared with the Corporation's market share price.



Production Highlights for the three month period ended July 31, 2016 compared to the three month period ended July 31, 2015:

Equivalent gold production of 4,206 ounces compared to 4,694 ounces in the quarter ended July 31, 2015, a decrease of 10%;
Mine operating cash cost is US$853/EqOz compared to US$849/EqOz for the quarter ended July 31, 2015, a negligible increase;
All-in sustaining costs of US$1,036/EqOz compared to US$975/EqOz for the period ended July 31, 2015, an increase of 6%;

The following table is a summary of mine production statistics for the San Martin mine for the periods ended July 31, 2016 and 2015 and for the previous nine month period ended April 30, 2016:



Unit of measure

Actual results for

3 months ended

July 31, 2016

Actual results for

3 months ended

July 31, 2015

Actual results for

9 months ended

April 30, 2016


Production of Gold in Dore
thousand ounces

4.2

4.3

18.3


Production of Silver in Dore
thousand ounces

27.7

27.1

97.1


Equivalent ounces of Gold
thousand ounces

4.5

4.7

19.6












Silver to Gold equivalency ratio


71.6:1

73:1

76.2:1


Gold grade
grams/tonne

2.17

2.00

1.96


Silver grade
grams/tonne

16.2

19.0

18.4


Gold recovery
percent

86.6%

86.9%

84.9%


Silver recovery
percent

46.0%

57.4%

51.7%


Milled
thousands of tonnes

66.1

77.3

229.6


Operating Cost per tonne milled
US dollars/tonne

54

52

49


Operating Cost per Equivalent ounce
US dollars/ounces

853

849

846



"We continue to report positive cash flow," said Robert Eadie, President of the Company, "and the improved market for metal prices and our ability to keep costs per ounce low have allowed us to report a profit this quarter despite lower equivalent gold production for the quarter." About Starcore Starcore is engaged in exploring, extracting and processing gold and silver through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Compañia Minera Peña de Bernal, S.A. de C.V., which owns the San Martin mine in Queretaro, Mexico. The Company is a public reporting issuer on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The Company is also engaged in owning, acquiring, exploiting, exploring and evaluating mineral properties, and either joint venturing or developing these properties further. The Company has interests in properties which are exclusively located in North America. ON BEHALF OF STARCORE INTERNATIONAL MINES LTD. Gary Arca, Chief Financial Officer and Director The Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed nor does it accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.





Starcore International Mines Ltd.
Gary Arca
(604) 602-4935
1-604-602-4936
Starcore International Mines Ltd.
Evan Eadie
Investor Relations
(416) 640-1936
Toll Free: 1-866-602-4935




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Ratios

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industry
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history
PB Ratio 0.38
SHVLF's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1379 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. SHVLF: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SHVLF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.57 Max: 2.81
Current: 0.38
0.12
2.81
PS Ratio 0.76
SHVLF's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. SHVLF: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SHVLF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.68 Max: 7.09
Current: 0.76
0.13
7.09
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.00
SHVLF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
60% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.38 vs. SHVLF: 10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SHVLF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 2.71 Max: 25.37
Current: 10
0.82
25.37
EV-to-EBITDA 6.26
SHVLF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
70% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. SHVLF: 6.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SHVLF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -97.5  Med: 2.6 Max: 38.4
Current: 6.26
-97.5
38.4
Shiller PE Ratio 12.20
SHVLF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 21.62 vs. SHVLF: 12.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SHVLF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.2  Med: 17.33 Max: 20.67
Current: 12.2
12.2
20.67
Current Ratio 1.27
SHVLF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. SHVLF: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SHVLF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.38 Max: 36.48
Current: 1.27
0.01
36.48
Quick Ratio 0.88
SHVLF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. SHVLF: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SHVLF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.19 Max: 36.48
Current: 0.88
0.01
36.48
Days Inventory 29.61
SHVLF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
85% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 75.31 vs. SHVLF: 29.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SHVLF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.01  Med: 24 Max: 34.27
Current: 29.61
17.01
34.27
Days Sales Outstanding 2.94
SHVLF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 34.14 vs. SHVLF: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SHVLF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 10.16 Max: 35.93
Current: 2.94
0.9
35.93

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 10.98
SHVLF's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
97% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. SHVLF: 10.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
SHVLF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.98  Med: 15.1 Max: 22.22
Current: 10.98
10.98
22.22
Forward Dividend Yield % 45.61
SHVLF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
99% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. SHVLF: 45.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 10.98
SHVLF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
95% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. SHVLF: 10.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SHVLF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.98  Med: 15.1 Max: 22.22
Current: 10.98
10.98
22.22
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -10.70
SHVLF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1160 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -15.00 vs. SHVLF: -10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SHVLF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -201.8  Med: -15.5 Max: 47.9
Current: -10.7
-201.8
47.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.38
SHVLF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
95% of the 1340 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. SHVLF: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SHVLF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.63 Max: 5.13
Current: 0.38
0.06
5.13
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.20
SHVLF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. SHVLF: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SHVLF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.63 Max: 3.46
Current: 0.2
0.12
3.46
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.13
SHVLF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 601 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. SHVLF: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SHVLF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.02 Max: 76
Current: 1.13
0.24
76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -13.48
SHVLF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
74% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.19 vs. SHVLF: -13.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SHVLF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -185.5  Med: 5.3 Max: 413.4
Current: -13.48
-185.5
413.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 1.31
SHVLF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
55% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.83 vs. SHVLF: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
SHVLF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.9  Med: 0.5 Max: 78.8
Current: 1.31
-38.9
78.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $19.93
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $0.18 - 0.54
Shares Outstanding (Mil)45.15
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