B2Gold Corp. (TSE:BTO) (NYSE:BTG) Director Clive Thomas Johnson sold 91,252 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$4.85, for a total transaction of C$442,572.20. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 4,871,795 shares of the company’s stock, valued at C$23,628,205.75.

B2Gold stock traded down C$0.09 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting C$4.80. The company had a trading volume of 6,780,461 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,281,799. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.93 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of -685.71. The company has a current ratio of 2.04, a quick ratio of 0.88 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 28.33. B2Gold Corp. has a one year low of C$2.77 and a one year high of C$5.36. The business’s 50-day moving average is C$4.26.

Several research firms have weighed in on BTO. Raymond James reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a C$4.50 price target on shares of B2Gold in a report on Wednesday, July 3rd. BMO Capital Markets increased their price target on shares of B2Gold from C$5.50 to C$6.00 in a report on Thursday, August 8th. National Bank Financial increased their price target on shares of B2Gold from C$6.75 to C$7.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, June 28th. Canaccord Genuity increased their price target on shares of B2Gold from C$6.25 to C$6.50 in a report on Friday, July 19th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada increased their price target on shares of B2Gold from C$4.25 to C$4.75 in a report on Wednesday, June 26th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, B2Gold currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of C$5.83.

B2Gold Company Profile

B2Gold Corp., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration and development of mineral properties for gold deposits in Nicaragua, the Philippines, Mali, Colombia, Burkina Faso, and Namibia. The company primarily holds 80% interest in the Fekola mine, an open pit gold mine located in Mali; 90% interest in the Otjikoto gold mine located north of Windhoek, Namibia; the Masbate gold project located in the south-east of Manila, the Philippines; and 100% interest in the El Limon mine, an underground gold mine located in northwestern Nicaragua.

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