The stock of Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) increased by increased by $0.28 on Friday to finish at $9.66, up 2.99 percent. The last five days have seen an average of 4,000,580 shares of common stock traded. 6 times new highs were reached in the current year, with a gain of $0.39. The average number of shares traded over the last 20 days was 5,439,560, while the average volume over the last 50 days totaled 5,543,984.
GFI stock appreciated 19.26% since last month. On 09/29/21, the company’s shares reached a one-month low of $7.75. The stock touched a high of $12.90 on 05/19/21, after rallying from a low of $7.75 in 52 weeks. The price of GFI stock has risen by 4.21% or $0.39 this year, reaching a new high 6 times. Still, the stock price is down -25.12% from the 52-week high.
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Gold Fields Limited (GFI) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 9.09. This level actually compares favorably with the industry at large, as the PE for the Gold industry stands at about 14.73. Further, its PE also compares favorably with the Basic Materials sector’s trailing 12 months PE ratio, which comes in at 13.81 right now. The PE ratio of Gold Fields Limited has varied between 60.45 and 7.311 in the last five years. Beta for the stock is 0.73. There are also a few other valuation ratios worth considering, including the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 2.06, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 2.20, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 7.92.
Gold Fields Limited’s dividend is $0.24 per share per year. With a dividend yield of 2.48%, GFI has a payout ratio of 28.60%. On Sep. 23, the company paid $0.1383 per share in dividends, a decrease of -36.65% from $0.2183 last year. A $0.08 dividend decrease was reported on Friday August 20 2021. Over the last three years, dividends have increased by 103.81%.
For the recent quarter, Gold Fields Limited’s current ratio was 2.00. The company’s long-term debt to equity ratio for the recent quarter is 0.45, and the total debt to equity ratio is 0.46. As far as profitability goes, gross margin for the trailing twelve months is 46.00% percent. Gold Fields Limited’s EBITDA margin for the recent year was 55.61%, whereas its operating margin stood at 47.00% for the same period. Based on annual data, it had gross profit of $1.74 billion and revenue of $3.89 billion.
Investors will also look at the performance of the company’s management in order to determine the potential profitability of their investment. GFI’s return on assets (ROA) during the last 12 months has been 13.50%. There was a 24.20% return on investment (ROI) in the past year. In the meantime, the return on equity (ROE) for the last 12 months was 29.00%. ROE has averaged -13.62 in the past year for the broader industry.
Net income for the quarter came in at $3.89 billion, while revenues rose by 23.77% to $0.0. At the end of Gold Fields Limited’s most recent quarter, its liabilities totaled 3.41 billion, while its total debt was $1.8 billion.
Here’s a quick look at Gold Fields Limited’s (GFI) price momentum from a technical perspective. As of 22 October, the RSI 9-day stood at 73.24%, suggesting the stock is Overbought, with a 28.03% historical volatility rate.
The stochastic %K and %D were 84.34% and 85.19% respectively, while the average true range (ATR) was 0.33. Based on the 14-day stochastic reading of 81.23%, the RSI (14) reading is 66.93%. On the 9-day MACD Oscillator, the stock is at 0.11, and the 14-day reading is at 0.42.
In its most recent analyst report, RBC Capital Mkts raised its rating on Gold Fields Limited (NYSE: GFI) to an Outperform. Prior to this, analysts firm rated the stock as a Sector perform. Analysts have assigned Gold Fields Limited (GFI) an Overweight rating. GFI is a stock that is recommended for selling by 0 brokerage firms, while 5 companies recommend holding. The stock is underweighted by 0 analysts. Among the analysts who rate the stock, 0 rates it overweight and 6 others recommend it as a buy.
What is GFI’s price target for the next 12 months?
The current consensus forecast for the stock is between $8.89 and $14.01, with a median target price of $11.00. In analyzing these forecasts, the average price target given by analysts for Gold Fields Limited (GFI) is $11.37.