Gold Fields Limited (GFI) Shares: Are They Risky Or Cheap?


Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) finished Thursday with an addition of $0.15 to close at $7.67, an upside of 1.99 percent. An average of 9,645,600 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a gain of $0.15 in the past week, and it reached a new high 29 times over the past 12 months. The last 20 days have seen an average of 9,029,290 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 7,145,140.

GFI stock has decreased by -12.34% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $7.24 on 09/16/22. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 03/08/22, shares of the company touched a low of $7.24 and a high of $17.20 in 52 weeks. It has reached a new high 17 times so far this year and lost -30.21% or -$3.32 in price. In spite of this, the price is down -55.41% from the 52-week high.

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Valuation Metrics

Gold Fields Limited (GFI) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 8.69. The stock’s beta is 0.76. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 1.67, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 1.61.

The company’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was $0.1720 a share, representing a down of -1.04% from $0.1738 last year. Its latest decrease dividend $0.0018 reported on Tuesday August 30 2022.

Financial Health

The quick ratio of Gold Fields Limited for the recent quarter was 2.20, and the current ratio was 2.20, indicating that the company is able to meet its debt obligations. Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 0.34 and a total debt to equity ratio of 0.36 for the recent quarter. Gold Fields Limited’s EBITDA margin is 53.97%. Its gross profit as reported stood at $1.82 billion compared to revenue of $4.2 billion.

Earnings Surprise

The company posted a net income of $789.3 million in the quarter, while revenues were grew 8.4%.

Technical Picture

From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at Gold Fields Limited (GFI) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 22 September was 41.23%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with historical volatility in this time frame at 47.27%.

As of today, GFI’s price is $7.58 +1.99% or $0.15 from its 5-day moving average. GFI is currently trading -13.14% lower than its 20-day SMA and -42.89% lower than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is -18.92% below the SMA50 and -29.37% below the SMA200.

The stochastic %K and %D were 21.71% and 23.37%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 0.36. With the 14-day stochastic at 30.96% and the average true range at 0.36, the RSI (14) stands at 40.15%. The stock has reached -0.21 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at -0.36.

Analyst Ratings

JP Morgan downgraded Gold Fields Limited (NYSE: GFI) to a a Neutral rating in its most recent analyst report. Previously, the stock was rated as an Overweight.


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