Analyst Ratings for Randgold Resources Ltd. ADR (GOLD)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Randgold Resources Ltd. ADR (NASDAQ:GOLD) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, GOLD received an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 24 analysts covering the stock, 15 gave it a buy rating, 2 gave an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for GOLD. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 119.5, which equates to a potential upside of 30 percent. The lowest price target was 75.04, implying potential capital losses of -18.36 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.66 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 6.15 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of GOLD's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 18.88 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of GOLD is 1.88.

GOLD has traded between a high of 120.72 and a low of 67.54 over the past year. Today's price is 36.1 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 23.86 percent. GOLD has a P/E ratio of 35.52. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GOLD value stock report compares GOLD to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.63 billion. GOLD will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.