Randgold Resources (GOLD) Receives Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.11
Media coverage about Randgold Resources (NASDAQ:GOLD) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Randgold Resources earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.3197117717904 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- He Got Rich on Congo Mines Until Bribe Probe Put Future on Hold (bloombergquint.com)
- Randgold looks to the Americas in quest to diversify (finance.yahoo.com)
- Randgold Resources (GOLD) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Randgold, Glencore and others club together to fight Congo mining legislation (lse.co.uk)
Shares of Randgold Resources (GOLD) traded down $0.22 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $85.02. 496,192 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 687,416. Randgold Resources has a fifty-two week low of $81.35 and a fifty-two week high of $108.29. The firm has a market capitalization of $8,054.16, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.22 and a beta of -0.06.
The firm also recently announced a None dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 18th. Investors of record on Friday, March 23rd will be given a $1.98 dividend. This represents a yield of 0.0233518103549947%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 22nd. Randgold Resources’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 33.68%.
Several research firms have weighed in on GOLD. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Randgold Resources from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. dropped their price objective on shares of Randgold Resources from $103.00 to $101.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, February 12th. HSBC upgraded shares of Randgold Resources from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, February 8th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Randgold Resources from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, February 8th. Finally, Numis Securities lowered shares of Randgold Resources from a “buy” rating to an “add” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 6th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. Randgold Resources has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $75.70.
About Randgold Resources
Randgold Resources Limited is engaged in gold mining, exploration and related activities. The Company’s activities are focused on West and Central Africa. The Company operates through the gold mining segment. The Company operates various mines, such as Morila, Loulo, Gounkoto, Tongon and Kibali. The Company is exploring in African countries, such as Mali, Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
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