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In this part, we’ll discuss what analysts expect for these gold miners’ (RING) earnings. In line with lower revenues, Barrick Gold’s (ABX) EBITDA are also expected to fall. Barrick is expecting its all-in sustaining costs for 2018 to be $765–$815 per ounce, compared to $710–$770 per ounce in 2017.
Analyst estimates for gold miners’ (GDX) revenues can give us a good idea about their outlook on gold prices (GLD) as well as companies’ production growth. In this part of our series, we’ll assess analysts’ revenue expectations for gold companies in the second quarter and beyond. Analysts expect Barrick Gold (ABX) to generate revenues of ~$1.84 billion in the second quarter.
Approximately one-quarter of rated North American chemical, metals and mining, paper, forest products and packaging companies were within two notches of the investment-grade/speculative-grade border as of mid-2018, but few are likely to cross over in either direction before 2020, Moody's Investors Service says in a new report. "We expect few basic materials companies to become rising stars, or cross from speculative-grade to investment grade status, through 2019," says Dawei Ma, Associate Analyst at Moody's and co-author of the report. Some firms currently rated Ba1, including Ball Corporation and Graphic Packaging International, LLC, appear to prefer the financial flexibility of a speculative-grade company and do not want to commit to the more conservative financial policies needed for an investment-grade rating, adds Ma.
Gold hasn’t exactly glittered over the last few weeks. After hitting a recent high back in March, the uber-popular SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEARCA:GLD) has spent the rest of the year falling, and is now about 8% lower. All in all, a variety of factors and issues have continued to pressure the metal itself and the various gold stocks that produce it.
Today I will be providing a simple run-through of the discounted cash flows (DCF) method to estimate the attractiveness of Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX:K) as an investment opportunity. Anyone interestedRead More...
Kinross (KGC) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.
Which Gold Miners Could Show Upside Potential after Q1 2018? As precious metal prices started weakening, investors shifted their focus from high-leverage miners (GDX) (GDXJ) to low-leverage miners with sound growth plans, leading miners to trim their balance sheets. Newmont Mining’s (NEM) net debt at the end of the first quarter was ~$1 billion compared to $1.9 billion at the end of 2016.
Which Gold Miners Could Show Upside Potential after Q1 2018? Since high debt levels can strain a company’s credit rating and growth decisions, it’s important to look at its financial leverage. Barrick Gold (ABX) and Newmont Mining (NEM) were once considered the companies with the highest financial leverage ratios.
Which Gold Miners Could Show Upside Potential after Q1 2018? AISC (all-in sustaining costs) is an encompassing measure that helps compare miners’ performances. The SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) is the largest physical gold-backed ETF and tracks the changes in physical gold prices.
After making discretionary cuts on exploration and capital expenditure for many years, gold miners (GDX) (JNUG) have started to refocus on production growth.
Which Gold Miners Could Show Upside Potential after Q1 2018? Barrick Gold (ABX) produced ~1.1 million ounces of gold in the first quarter, which reflects a decline of ~20% YoY. Barrick Gold has maintained its production guidance of 4.5 million–5 million ounces of gold in 2018, which implies a decline of ~11% compared to actual production in 2017 as measured at the midpoint.
Among the gold miners (RING) (GDX) we’re looking at in this series, only Goldcorp (GG) missed analysts’ earnings expectations. The reaction to the beats and misses and the extent of gold beats and misses varied among miners. In the broader equities market in the S&P 500 (SPY), 78% of miners that have released their first-quarter results have reported a positive earnings surprise, while 77% have reported a positive sales surprise. According to FactSet, these are the highest percentages since it started tracking the data in 2008.
Most precious metals mining stocks have fallen in the last few months due to falling gold prices. The US dollar’s revival has also affected precious metals and mining stocks recently.
In this part of the series, we’ll analyze mining stocks’ correlation with gold. Gold dominates the four precious metals, and silver, platinum, and palladium are known to closely track its movement.
Ray Dalio Is Holding on to Gold: Are You? After the massive slump in gold prices as US Treasury yields rose, the trading range for gold seems to have corrected lower. The relative strength index for gold has also fallen considerably to 28.2, which suggests that there could soon be a revival in the price of gold.
One of the most crucial factors causing a slump in the price of precious metals is the revival of the US dollar. The DXY, which prices the dollar against a basket of six major world currencies, rose 0.68% on May 15. The DXY gained 3.8% over the last month.
Usually, precious metals mining companies follow precious metals. Precious metals seem to be in doldrums lately over the strength in the US dollar and the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates. The recent slump in demand for haven assets has also affected mining stocks.
Gold’s price dipped 0.13% to $1,312.8 per ounce on May 9. The fall in gold was extended for a number of reasons, including a decrease in overall volatility and rising US Treasury rates. We’ll discuss these factors at length in the next few articles.
Compared to its closest peers, Kinross Gold (KGC) has been a high-cost gold producer. As a result, Kinross is highly leveraged to gold prices compared to its peers (GDX) Goldcorp (GG), Barrick Gold (ABX), and Newmont Mining (NEM). In this part of the series, we’ll see how Kinross is trying to improve its unit costs.