Barrick Gold (NASDAQ:GOLD) Share price up 1.6%
Barrick Gold Co. (NASDAQ: GOLD – Get a rating) jumped 1.6% on Thursday. The stock traded as high as $19.90 and last traded at $19.87. 803,602 shares were traded at midday, down 96% from the average session volume of 21,026,000 shares. The stock previously closed at $19.56.
Separately, StockNews.com alleged coverage of Barrick Gold shares in a Thursday, March 31 research report. They set a “holding” rating for the company.
The company’s 50-day simple moving average is $22.05. The company has a market capitalization of $35.64 billion, a PE ratio of 17.95, a P/E/G ratio of 8.77 and a beta of 0.32. The company has a debt ratio of 0.16, a quick ratio of 3.23 and a current ratio of 4.01.
Barrick Gold (NASDAQ: GOLD – Get a rating) last released its quarterly results on Wednesday, May 4. The company reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.26 for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.03. Barrick Gold had a return on equity of 6.26% and a net margin of 16.18%. The company posted revenue of $2.85 billion in the quarter, versus analyst estimates of $2.84 billion. As a group, sell-side analysts expect Barrick Gold Co. to post 1.2 earnings per share for the current year.
Barrick Gold Company Profile (NASDAQ: GOLD)
Barrick Gold Corporation is engaged in the exploration, mine development, production and sale of gold and copper properties. It holds interests in producing gold mines located in Argentina, Canada, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, Mali, Tanzania and the United States.
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