Golden Minerals Co.

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AUMN : AMEX : Non-Energy Minerals
$0.41 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 135000.0
02/21/18 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

GOLDEN MINERALS CO's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. GOLDEN MINERALS CO is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.39 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 24.23% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)1.771.73
EBITDA ($mil)-1.07-1.13
EBIT ($mil)-1.26-1.52
Net Income ($mil)-0.32-0.8

Balance Sheet Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)5.213.87
Total Assets ($mil)14.915.02
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)10.088.11

Profitability Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Gross Profit Margin65.4462.75
EBITDA Margin-60.64-65.35
Operating Margin-71.2-88.09
Sales Turnover0.450.45
Return on Assets-10.3-81.61
Return on Equity-15.24-151.08
Debt Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Current Ratio3.843.93
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)92.0188.92
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share0.110.09
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume140482.0159984.0


SELL. The price-to-book ratio of 3.93 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.26 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 2.17. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, GOLDEN MINERALS CO seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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AUMN NA Peers 33.03   AUMN NM Peers 11.77

Neutral. A lower P/E ratio can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth potential.

Ratio not available.


Neutral. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

AUMN's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.

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  Price to
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AUMN NM Peers 18.48   AUMN NA Peers 1.63

Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.

AUMN's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

Ratio not available.

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  Earnings Growth
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AUMN 3.93 Peers 2.17   AUMN -100.00 Peers 243.99

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

AUMN is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, AUMN is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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AUMN 5.87 Peers 3.03   AUMN -0.21 Peers 23.78

Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

AUMN is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

AUMN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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