Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. boosted its stake in shares of B2Gold Corp (NYSE:BTG) (TSE:BTO) by 0.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 27,070,031 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 55,100 shares during the period. B2Gold Corp comprises approximately 0.9% of Tocqueville Asset Management L.P.’s holdings, making the stock its 23rd largest position. Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. owned 2.77% of B2Gold Corp worth $76,067,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in BTG. Russell Investments Group Ltd. raised its position in B2Gold Corp by 93.0% in the first quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 1,202,186 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $3,411,000 after buying an additional 579,200 shares in the last quarter. Credit Suisse AG raised its position in B2Gold Corp by 67.8% in the first quarter. Credit Suisse AG now owns 1,050,636 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $2,973,000 after buying an additional 424,516 shares during the period. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC raised its position in B2Gold Corp by 4,541.6% in the first quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 121,841 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $345,000 after buying an additional 119,216 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank raised its position in B2Gold Corp by 2.8% in the first quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 1,588,229 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $4,526,000 after buying an additional 44,000 shares during the period. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its position in B2Gold Corp by 13.5% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 11,332,097 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $32,076,000 after buying an additional 1,350,100 shares during the period.

B2Gold Corp (NYSE BTG) traded up 1.61% during trading on Monday, reaching $2.52. The company had a trading volume of 305,496 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $2.61 and a 200-day moving average of $2.77. The company has a market capitalization of $2.47 billion and a P/E ratio of 42.71. B2Gold Corp has a 12 month low of $2.02 and a 12 month high of $3.55.

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Several equities analysts recently commented on the company. Clarus Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of B2Gold Corp in a research report on Thursday, May 4th. Zacks Investment Research lowered B2Gold Corp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 14th. ValuEngine lowered B2Gold Corp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 7th. National Bank Financial reissued a “sector perform market weight” rating on shares of B2Gold Corp in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Finally, BidaskClub lowered B2Gold Corp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. B2Gold Corp has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $4.50.

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