In the last trading session, 7.02 million Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC) shares changed hands as the company’s beta touched 0.96. With the company’s per share price at $5.25 changed hands at $0.07 or 1.35% during last session, the market valuation stood at $6.24B. KGC’s last price was a discount, traded about -6.1% off its 52-week high of $5.57. The share price had its 52-week low at $3.17, which suggests the last value was 39.62% up since then. When we look at Kinross Gold Corporation’s average trading volume, we note the 10-day average is 10.67 million shares, with the 3-month average coming to 9.56 million.
Analysts gave the Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) stock a consensus recommendation rating of an Overweight, calculated at a mean rating of 2.40. If we narrow down to specifics, the data shows that 1 out of 20 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, with a further 0 assigning it an Overweight rating. Of the remaining, 8 recommended KGC as a Hold, 10 felt it is a Buy and 1 rated the stock as Underweight. Kinross Gold Corporation’s EPS for the current quarter is expected to be $0.1.
Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC) trade information
Instantly KGC was in green as seen at the end of in last trading. With action 9.38%, the performance over the past five days has been green. The jump to weekly highs of 5.26 on Monday, 09/18/23 added 1.35% to the stock’s daily price. The company’s shares are showing year-to-date upside of 28.36%, with the 5-day performance at 9.38% in the green. However, in the 30-day time frame, Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC) is 12.18% up. Looking at the short shares, we see there were 15.79 million shares sold at short interest cover period of 1.69 days.
The consensus price target for the stock as assigned by Wall Street analysts is $6.20, meaning bulls need an upside of 15.32% from its current market value. According to analyst projections, KGC’s forecast low is $4.50 with $8.11 as the target high. To hit the forecast high, the stock’s price needs a -54.48% plunge from its current level, while the stock would need to tank 14.29% for it to hit the projected low.
Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) estimates and forecasts
Data shows that the Kinross Gold Corporation share is performing relatively much better than most of its peers within the same industry. As can be gleaned from the statistics, the company’s share value shot 27.12% over the past 6 months, a 77.27% in annual growth rate that is considerably higher than the industry average of 19.10%. Moreover, analysts have looked to higher expectations by upgrading its fiscal year 2023 revenue estimates. The rating firms predict current quarter revenue for Kinross Gold Corporation will rise 100.00%. Year-over-year growth is forecast to reach 19.30% up from the last financial year.
Consensus estimates given by 3 financial analysts project the company’s revenue in the current quarter to hit an average of $1.04 billion. 2 analysts are of the opinion that Kinross Gold Corporation’s revenue for the quarter ending Dec 2023 will be $966.62 million. The company’s revenue for the corresponding quarters a year ago was $1.03 billion and $1.08 billion respectively. According to analysts, the company will likely register a growth in its current quarter sales, forecast at 1.70%. The estimates for the next quarter sales put growth at -10.20%.
Looking at the company’s year-on-year earnings, data shows that the past 5-year has an earnings growth rate of -41.50%. The 2023 estimates are for Kinross Gold Corporation earnings to decrease by -86.10%.
Kinross Gold Corporation is expected to release its next quarterly earnings report on November 08. The 2.29% annual yield figure for the share gives it an annual dividend of 0.12. It is important to note, however, that the 2.29% dividend yield ratio should serve as a guide only, as you should also take into consideration many other aspects of a company’s operations and fundamentals before making any investment decision.
Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC)’s Major holders
If we look at who the major shareholders are, we find that insiders hold 0.28% of Kinross Gold Corporation shares while 65.39% of the shares are in the hands of institutional holders. The share float percentage for the stock currently stands at 65.57%. There are 65.39% institutions holding the Kinross Gold Corporation stock share, with Van Eck Associates Corporation the top institutional holder. As of Jun 29, 2023, the company held 12.28% of the shares, roughly 150.7 million KGC shares worth $718.84 million.
Vanguard Group Inc holds the second largest percentage of outstanding shares, with 3.58% or 43.94 million shares worth $209.6 million as of Jun 29, 2023.
Among Mutual Funds, the top two as of Aug 30, 2023 were VanEck ETF Trust-VanEck Gold Miners ETF and VanEck ETF Trust-VanEck Junior Gold Miners ETF. With 66.11 million shares estimated at $335.16 million under it, the former controlled 5.38% of total outstanding shares. On the other hand, VanEck ETF Trust-VanEck Junior Gold Miners ETF held about 5.00% of the shares, roughly 61.35 million shares worth around $311.06 million.