Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:GOLD)’s traded shares stood at 5.55 million during the latest session, with the company’s beta value hitting 0.33. At the last check today, the stock’s price was $17.76, to imply an increase of 2.10% or $0.36 in intraday trading. The GOLD share’s 52-week high remains $25.62, putting it -44.26% down since that peak but still an impressive 26.97% since price per share fell to its 52-week low of $12.97. The company has a valuation of $30.00B, with an average of 21.81 million shares in intraday trading volume over the past 10 days and average of 18.39 million shares over the past 3 months.
Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:GOLD) trade information
After registering a 2.10% upside in the latest session, Barrick Gold Corporation (GOLD) has traded red over the past five days. The stock hit a weekly high of 17.80 this Thursday, 03/16/23, jumping 2.10% in its intraday price action. The 5-day price performance for the stock is 11.66%, and 3.47% over 30 days. With these gigs, the year-to-date price performance is 3.41%. Short interest in Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:GOLD) saw shorts transact 26.24 million shares and set a 1.49 days time to cover.
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Analysts on Wall Street suggest a consensus price target of $21.81, implying an increase of 18.57% to the stock’s recent value. The extremes give us $18.04 and $29.00 for target low and target high price respectively. As such, GOLD has been trading -63.29% off suggested target high and -1.58% from its likely low.
Barrick Gold Corporation (GOLD) estimates and forecasts
Looking at statistics comparing Barrick Gold Corporation share performance against respective industry, we note that the company has outperformed competitors. Barrick Gold Corporation (GOLD) shares are 17.72% up over the last 6 months, with its year-to-date growth rate higher than industry average at 18.67% against 10.00%. Revenue is forecast to shrink -65.70% this quarter before falling -19.20% for the next one. The rating firms project that company’s revenue will shrink -8.20% compared to the previous financial year.
Revenue forecast for the current quarter as set by 5 analysts is $2.7 billion. Meanwhile, for the quarter ending Mar 2023, a total of 3 analyst(s) estimate revenue growth to $2.85 billion.Earnings reports from the last fiscal year show that sales brought in $3.31 billion and $2.85 billion respectively in the corresponding quarters. In this case, analysts estimate current quarter sales to fall -18.40% before dropping -0.30% in the following quarter.
An assessment of the company’s 5-year growth patterns shows that annual earnings shrunk an estimated -23.60% for the past 5-year period. While 2023 is set for a -78.50% return in earnings, projections for the next 5 years are at 6.70% annually.
Barrick Gold Corporation has its next earnings report out between May 02 and May 08. However, it is important to take into account that this dividend yield ratio is just an indicator to only serve the purpose of guidance. Investors interested to invest in the stock should ponder company’s other fundamental and operations related aspects too. Barrick Gold Corporation has a forward dividend ratio of 0.40, with the share yield ticking at 2.30% to continue the rising pattern observed over the past year. The company’s average dividend yield trailing the past 5-year period is 0.00%.
Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:GOLD)’s Major holders
Barrick Gold Corporation insiders hold 0.60% of total outstanding shares, with institutional holders owning 64.19% of the shares at 64.58% float percentage. In total, 64.19% institutions holds shares in the company, led by Van Eck Associates Corporation. As of Dec 30, 2022, the company held over 81.78 million shares (or 4.66% of shares), all amounting to roughly $1.4 billion.
The next major institution holding the largest number of shares is FMR, LLC with 59.78 million shares, or about 3.41% of shares outstanding. As of the market price on Sep 29, 2022, these shares were worth $926.65 million.
We also have VanEck ETF Trust-VanEck Gold Miners ETF and Vanguard International Stock Index-Total Intl Stock Indx as the top two Mutual Funds with the largest holdings of the Barrick Gold Corporation (GOLD) shares. Going by data provided on Dec 30, 2022, VanEck ETF Trust-VanEck Gold Miners ETF holds roughly 70.71 million shares. This is just over 4.03% of the total shares, with a market valuation of $1.21 billion. Data from the same date shows that the other fund manager holds a little less at 23.65 million, or 1.35% of the shares, all valued at about 355.43 million.