News articles about Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (NYSE:HMY) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the mining company an impact score of 45.8835409528575 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

HMY has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 9th. Deutsche Bank AG upgraded shares of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 18th. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have assigned a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $2.50.

Shares of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (NYSE:HMY) opened at 1.97 on Thursday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $1.75 and a 200-day moving average of $2.13. The stock has a market capitalization of $864.24 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.39 and a beta of -1.95. Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited has a 1-year low of $1.56 and a 1-year high of $4.14.

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About Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited

Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in gold mining and related activities, including exploration, extraction and processing. The Company’s segments include South Africa Underground, Surface, and International. The South Africa Underground segment includes Kusasalethu, Doornkop, Phakisa, Tshepong, Masimong, Target 1, Bambanani, Joel, Unisel and Target 3.

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