|Bid||3.10 x 0|
|Ask||3.10 x 0|
|Day's Range||3.0300 - 3.2100|
|52 Week Range||2.6600 - 4.6800|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||2.35|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Earnings Date||Feb 13, 2019 - Feb 18, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.03 (0.92%)|
|1y Target Est||3.42|
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / December 18, 2018 / U.S. equities extended losses on Monday as investors await details from the Federal Reserve's final policy meeting of 2018 on Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial ...
While the market driven by short-term sentiment influenced by uncertainty regarding the future of the interest rate environment in the US, declining oil prices and the trade war with China, many smart money investors are keeping their optimism regarding the current bull run, while still hedging many of their long positions. However, as we know, […]
According to a report by the World Gold Council (or WGC), holdings in gold ETFs rose for the second consecutive month in November to 21.2 tons to a total of 2,365 tons. It also said that the global gold-backed ETF flows are now positive in US dollar (UUP) terms for the year. ETF flows were positive for the first time in four months. The renewed buying interest from investors was on account of increased market volatility and the equity market sell-off.
Analysts at BMO Capital Markets, the investment banking subsidiary of Bank of Montreal (BMO), took action on gold mining stocks on Monday. BMO downgraded Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) to market perform from outperform, initiated coverage on AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (AU) with a market perform rating and on Gold Fields Ltd. (GFI) with an underperform rating. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 6 Warning Signs with AU.
Since 2013, there’s been a more than 80 percent chance of a positive return in gold prices in January. The $9.2 billion VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF is down 16 percent this year, putting it on track for its biggest annual decline since 2015. In the past 10 years, January through February has been the strongest period for gold prices, and miners have reaped the benefit, according to Bloomberg’s seasonality chart of spot gold and gold-linked ETFs.
Which Gold Miners Have Shown Upside Potential since Q3? 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) have come a long way as far as their financial leverages are concerned.
The gold miner's most important growth project began operations on time and on budget, but it ran into unexpected headwinds courtesy of the government of Argentina.
Businesses tend to perform better when top managers have a high ownership-to-pay ratio, according to the inaugural report of the newly launched Shareholders’ Gold Council, which tracked 17 gold companies. “You have a much bigger ownership in those stocks that have performed above the median and the gold price in the last five years,” Christian Godin, who heads the Shareholders’ Gold Council, said in a telephone interview. The report compared stock ownership by chairmen and women and chief executive officers with five-year compensation, and then compared that ratio to shareholder returns.
Newmont Mining (NEM) saw its debt rise at the peak of the cycle due to expensive acquisitions, which have now been brought under control. Its net debt at the end of the third quarter was ~$1.1 billion compared to $1.9 billion at the end of 2016. Newmont’s net debt-to-adjusted EBITDA multiple was 0.4x at the end of the third quarter compared to 0.7x at the end of the second quarter of 2017 and 1.3x at the end of 2015.
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Ray Dalio, chair and chief investment officer of Bridgewater Associates, has maintained the fund’s stake in the SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD) and the second-largest physical gold-backed ETF, the iShares Gold Trust ETF (IAU). Bridgewater Associates kept its holdings at 3.91 million shares in GLD and 11.31 million shares in IAU in the third quarter, according to Fintel.
The COMEX gold futures contract has been trading around its "reversion to the mean" since the week of June 17, 2016, and this 200-week simple moving average is now $1,235.1 per troy ounce. Barrick Gold Corporation ( ABX), Yamana Gold Inc. ( AUY), Goldcorp Inc. ( GG) and Newmont Mining Corporation ( NEM) have been lagging gold futures, so investing in these stocks makes sense as an alternative asset allocation given the high probability that the stock market is forming a global bear market. Gold futures and Barrick Gold are in correction territory, while the other gold mining stocks Yamana Gold, Goldcorp and Newmont Mining are in bear market territory.
As Positive Catalysts for Gold Emerge, Which Miners May Benefit? Among intermediate gold miners (GDXJ), Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) has the highest forward EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value-to-EBITDA) multiple of 10.6x, which implies a whopping premium of 76.0% to its close peers. AEM’s strong operational consistency and its exploration program support a higher multiple for the stock.
Historically, IAMGOLD (IAG) has traded at a lower valuation than its peers. Due to its significant turnaround in 2017, the stock’s multiple rerated in 2017, and it’s since reverted back due to IAG’s weak operational performance.
What Would It Take to Restore Investors’ Confidence in IAMGOLD? Currently, IAMGOLD (IAG) has the fourth-highest number of “buy” ratings among its peers at 75%. Analysts’ sentiment for the stock has remained stagnant for the last few months.
IAMGOLD (IAG) generated revenue of $244.8 million in the third quarter, a YoY (year-over-year) fall of 9%. The fall was the result of both lower realized gold prices and lower sales and volumes at the Rosebel and Westwood mines.
IAMGOLD (IAG) reported its third-quarter earnings results after the market closed on November 6. It reported EPS of -$0.01, in line with analysts’ consensus estimate. Its revenue, however, missed expectations, coming in at $244.8 million compared to the consensus estimate of $266 million.
Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - November 6, 2018) - Rise Gold Corp. (CSE: RISE) (OTCQB: RYES) (the "Company") announces that it has closed the second and final tranche of the non-brokered private placement announced in its October 16, 2018 news release (the "Private Placement"). In the final tranche closing, the Company raised a total of $750,000 through the sale of 7,500,000 units (each a "Unit") at $0.10 per Unit where each Unit consists ...
Yamana Gold’s (AUY) valuation multiples, which represent how much investors are willing to pay for a stock based on analysts’ estimates, have ranged between 4.3x and 9.8x over the last five years. Currently, Yamana Gold is trading at a forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple of 5.3x.