B2Gold Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:BTG) (TSE:BTO) – Equities researchers at National Bank Financial issued their Q4 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of B2Gold in a report issued on Wednesday. National Bank Financial analyst D. Demarco expects that the basic materials company will post earnings per share of $0.02 for the quarter.
Several other research analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. BidaskClub raised B2Gold from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Zacks Investment Research cut B2Gold from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $3.63.
B2Gold (NYSEAMERICAN:BTG) (TSE:BTO) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The basic materials company reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter.
Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd purchased a new position in shares of B2Gold during the 2nd quarter valued at $112,000. Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC purchased a new position in shares of B2Gold during the 4th quarter valued at $117,000. Alliancebernstein L.P. purchased a new position in shares of B2Gold during the 2nd quarter valued at $124,000. Virtu Financial LLC lifted its position in shares of B2Gold by 201.6% during the 3rd quarter. Virtu Financial LLC now owns 129,105 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $177,000 after buying an additional 86,302 shares during the last quarter. Finally, ARP Americas LLC lifted its position in shares of B2Gold by 63.7% during the 3rd quarter. ARP Americas LLC now owns 69,666 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $192,000 after buying an additional 27,100 shares during the last quarter.
B2Gold Corp. (B2Gold) is a Canada-based gold producer with approximately four operating mines and one mine under construction. The Company has a portfolio of other evaluation and exploration projects in various countries, including Mali, Colombia, Burkina Faso, Finland, Chile and Nicaragua. Its material mineral properties consist of three mines and one mine under construction: Otjikoto mine, an open pit gold mine located approximately 300 kilometers north of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia (Otjikoto Mine); Masbate mine, an open pit gold mine, located near the northern tip of the island of Masbate, over 360 kilometers south-east of Manila (Masbate Gold Project); La Libertad mine, an open pit gold mine located over 110 kilometers due east of Managua and 32 kilometers northeast of Juigalpa, Nicaragua (La Libertad Mine), and Fekola gold project, an open pit gold mine under construction located approximately 40 kilometers south of the city of Kenieba, Mali (Fekola Project).
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