Randgold Resources Ltd. Receives “Overweight” Rating from Barclays (GOLD)
Randgold Resources Ltd. (NASDAQ:GOLD) traded down 0.03% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $73.37. 154,602 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Randgold Resources Ltd. has a 52 week low of $59.19 and a 52 week high of $85.48. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $76.86 and a 200-day moving average of $73.3. The company has a market cap of $6.788 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.30.
Randgold Resources Ltd. (NASDAQ:GOLD) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 8th. The company reported $0.79 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.02. Analysts expect that Randgold Resources Ltd. will post $3.51 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of other firms have also recently commented on GOLD. Analysts at Westhouse Securities initiated coverage on shares of Randgold Resources Ltd. in a research note on Friday. They set an “add” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Randgold Resources Ltd. in a research note on Monday, June 2nd. Finally, analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “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 eight have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Randgold Resources Ltd. currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $92.35.
Randgold Resources Limited is engage in the exploration and development of gold deposits in Sub-Saharan Africa.
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