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Equities research analysts at Westhouse Securities assumed coverage on shares of Randgold Resources Ltd. (NASDAQ:GOLD) in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The firm set an “add” rating on the stock.

A number of other firms have also recently commented on GOLD. Analysts at Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Randgold Resources Ltd. in a research note on Monday. Separately, analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Randgold Resources Ltd. in a research note on Friday, May 30th. Finally, analysts at Beaufort Securities reiterated a “speculative buy” rating on shares of Randgold Resources Ltd. in a research note on Friday, May 30th. Thirteen equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. Randgold Resources Ltd. currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $92.35.

Shares of Randgold Resources Ltd. (NASDAQ:GOLD) traded down 1.16% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $73.39. 380,549 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Randgold Resources Ltd. has a one year low of $59.19 and a one year high of $85.48. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $76.96 and its 200-day moving average is $73.38. The company has a market cap of $6.790 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.59.

Randgold Resources Ltd. (NASDAQ:GOLD) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 8th. The company reported $0.79 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.02. Analysts expect that Randgold Resources Ltd. will post $3.51 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Randgold Resources Limited is engage in the exploration and development of gold deposits in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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