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.

GOLD was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 119.5, which equates to a potential upside of 30 percent. The minimum price target given was 75.04, which equates to a potential downside of -18.36 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.66 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 6.15 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

GOLD has an estimated earnings growth rate of 18.88 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. GOLD has a PEG ratio of 1.88.

In the trailing 52-weeks, GOLD hit 120.72 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 67.54. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 36.1 percent, and 23.86 percent below the high. 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 market cap of GOLD is $8.63 billion. GOLD's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.