News headlines about B2Gold Corp (NYSE:BTG) (TSE:BTO) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. B2Gold Corp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.0714190779683 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

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

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on BTG shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of B2Gold Corp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 16th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of B2Gold Corp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. BidaskClub upgraded shares of B2Gold Corp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 12th. Finally, National Bank Financial restated a “sector perform market weight” rating on shares of B2Gold Corp in a report on Monday, July 31st. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $4.50.

B2Gold Corp (BTG) opened at 2.76 on Monday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $2.59 and a 200-day moving average of $2.71. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.70 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 46.78. B2Gold Corp has a one year low of $2.02 and a one year high of $3.55.

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