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 maximum price target given was 119.5, which equates to a potential upside of 30 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 75.04, which equates to a potential downside of -18.36 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 6.15 percent in FY estimates.

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 revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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 a 52-week high of 120.72 and a 52-week low of 67.54. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 36.1 percent, and 23.86 percent lower than its 52-week 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 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.