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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for GOLD. The most optimistic price target was 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. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.66 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 6.15 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of GOLD is 1.88.

GOLD has a 52-week high of 120.72 and a 52-week low of 67.54. Today's price is 36.1 percent above the 52-week low, and 23.86 percent lower than its 52-week high. GOLD has a price/earnings 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 market cap of GOLD is $8.63 billion. GOLD is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.