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.

Several price targets were given for GOLD by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 119.5, implying a possible profit of 30 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their 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, 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. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. GOLD has a PEG ratio of 1.88.

GOLD has traded between a high of 120.72 and a low of 67.54 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 36.1 percent, and below the high by 23.86 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $8.63 billion. GOLD is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.