Kinross Gold Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts (NYSE:KGC)
Kinross Gold (NYSE:KGC) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the seventeen analysts that are presently covering the company, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $5.17.
KGC has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Kinross Gold in a research note on Friday, August 22nd. They now have a $4.25 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at CIBC cut their price target on shares of Kinross Gold from $6.50 to $5.50 in a research note on Friday, August 8th. Finally, analysts at Mackie upgraded shares of Kinross Gold from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 1st. They now have a C$6.00 price target on the stock, down previously from C$6.25.
Kinross Gold (NYSE:KGC) opened at 3.73 on Friday. Kinross Gold has a one year low of $3.66 and a one year high of $5.79. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $4.00 and its 200-day moving average is $4.24. The company’s market cap is $4.269 billion.
Kinross Gold (NYSE:KGC) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, July 30th. The company reported $0.03 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $911.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $843.59 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.10 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 5.8% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Kinross Gold will post $0.16 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC) is engaged in gold mining and related activities, including exploration and acquisition of gold-bearing properties, the extraction and processing of gold-containing ore, and reclamation of gold mining properties.
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