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Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI) Net-Net Working Capital

: $-3.27 (As of Jun. 2023)
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In calculating the Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC), Benjamin Graham assumed that a company's accounts receivable is only worth 75% its value, its inventory is only worth 50% of its value, but its liabilities have to be paid in full. In addition, Graham believed that preferred stock belongs on the liability side of the balance sheet, not as part of capital and surplus. This is a conservative way of estimating the company's value.

Gold Fields's Net-Net Working Capital for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2023 was $-3.27.

The industry rank for Gold Fields's Net-Net Working Capital or its related term are showing as below:

GFI's Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital is not ranked *
in the Metals & Mining industry.
Industry Median: 4.85
* Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital only.

Gold Fields Net-Net Working Capital Historical Data

The historical data trend for Gold Fields's Net-Net Working Capital can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Gold Fields Annual Data
Trend Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22
Net-Net Working Capital
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -3.53 -3.66 -2.97 -2.79 -2.18

Gold Fields Semi-Annual Data
Dec13 Jun14 Dec14 Jun15 Dec15 Jun16 Dec16 Jun17 Dec17 Jun18 Dec18 Jun19 Dec19 Jun20 Dec20 Jun21 Dec21 Jun22 Dec22 Jun23
Net-Net Working Capital Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -3.24 -2.79 -2.89 -2.18 -3.27

Competitive Comparison

For the Gold subindustry, Gold Fields's Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Gold Fields Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital Distribution

For the Metals & Mining industry and Basic Materials sector, Gold Fields's Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Gold Fields's Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital falls into.



Gold Fields Net-Net Working Capital Calculation

Gold Fields's Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC) per share for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2022 is calculated as

Net-Net Working Capital(A: Dec. 2022 )
=(Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities+0.75 * Accounts Receivable+0.5 * Total Inventories-Total Liabilities
-Preferred Stock-Minority Interest)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(769.4+0.75 * 55.8+0.5 * 759-2998.6
-0-131.9)/891.379
=-2.18

Gold Fields's Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC) per share for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2023 is calculated as

Net-Net Working Capital(Q: Jun. 2023 )
=(Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities+0.75 * Accounts Receivable+0.5 * Total Inventories-Total Liabilities
-Preferred Stock-Minority Interest)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(650.5+0.75 * 0+0.5 * 0-3431.7
-0-137.6)/893.541
=-3.27

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

In calculating the Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC), Benjamin Graham assumed that a company's accounts receivable is only worth 75% its value, its inventory is only worth 50% of its value, but its liabilities have to be paid in full.

In addition, Graham believed that preferred stock belongs on the liability side of the balance sheet, not as part of capital and surplus. In "Security Analysis", preferred stock is dubbed "an imperfect creditorship position" that is best placed on the balance sheet alongside funded debt.

This is a conservative way of estimating the company's value.


Gold Fields  (NYSE:GFI) Net-Net Working Capital Explanation

One research study, covering the years 1970 through 1983 showed that portfolios picked at the beginning of each year, and held for one year, returned 29.4 percent, on average, over the 13-year period, compared to 11.5 percent for the S&P 500 Index. Other studies of Graham's strategy produced similar results.

Benjamin Graham looked for companies whose market values were less than two-thirds of their net-net value. They are collected under our Net-Net screener.


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Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI) Business Description

Address
150 Helen Road, Sandown, Sandton, Johannesburg, GT, ZAF, 2196
Gold Fields Ltd is a producer of gold and is a holder of gold reserves and resources in South Africa, Ghana, Australia and Peru. In Peru, the company also produces copper. The company is primarily involved in underground and surface gold and surface copper mining and silver and related activities, including exploration, extraction, processing and smelting. It conducts underground and surface mining operations at St. Ives, underground-only operations at Agnew, Granny Smith and South Deep and surface-only open pit mining at Damang, Tarkwa and Cerro Corona. The company's revenues are derived from the sale of gold that it produces.