News headlines about Kinross Gold (NYSE:KGC) (TSE:K) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kinross Gold earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the mining company an impact score of 44.8675167255035 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

KGC has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. TD Securities upped their target price on Kinross Gold from $5.50 to $6.00 and gave the stock an “action list buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $5.00 target price on Kinross Gold and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. BMO Capital Markets upgraded Kinross Gold from a “market perform” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their target price for the stock from $3.75 to $5.00 in a research note on Monday, May 29th. Bank of America Corporation upgraded Kinross Gold from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 23rd. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Kinross Gold from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $5.17.

Kinross Gold (NYSE KGC) traded down 1.23% during trading on Friday, reaching $4.83. The company had a trading volume of 11,748,682 shares. Kinross Gold has a one year low of $2.88 and a one year high of $4.91. The company has a market capitalization of $6.02 billion, a PE ratio of 115.00 and a beta of 0.18. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $4.30 and its 200 day moving average is $3.95. Kinross Gold also saw unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Traders bought 12,822 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,580% compared to the average volume of 763 put options.

Kinross Gold (NYSE:KGC) (TSE:K) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The mining company reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.02 by $0.02. Kinross Gold had a return on equity of 3.08% and a net margin of 3.65%. The company had revenue of $868.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $825.02 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($0.01) earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down .9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts predict that Kinross Gold will post $0.10 earnings per share for the current year.

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About Kinross Gold

Kinross Gold Corporation is a gold mining company. The Company is engaged in gold mining and related activities, including exploration and acquisition of gold-bearing properties, the extraction and processing of gold-containing ore, and reclamation of gold mining properties. The Company’s segments include Fort Knox, Round Mountain, Bald Mountain, Kettle River-Buckhorn, Kupol, Paracatu, Maricunga, Tasiast and Chirano.

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