News headlines about Randgold Resources (NASDAQ:GOLD) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Randgold Resources earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.1656777156057 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Key Research Analysts at Canaccord Genuity Didn’t Change their ‘”Buy”’ rating for Randgold Resources Ltd (LON:RRS … – Thе Malibu Rеpоrt (malibureport.com)
- Should Income Investors Buy Randgold Resources Limited (LON:RRS) Before Its Ex-Dividend? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Why Randgold Resources Ltd.'s Stock Slumped Nearly 20% in February (finance.yahoo.com)
- Oklo Resources drill results confirm gold extends deeper at Seko discovery, shares rise (proactiveinvestors.com.au)
- ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED – AngloGold Ashanti Provides Updates on DRC Mining Code Discussions (moneyweb.co.za)
Several analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Canaccord Genuity upgraded Randgold Resources from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday. HC Wainwright restated a “buy” rating on shares of Randgold Resources in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Randgold Resources from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, February 8th. Scotiabank set a $101.00 price target on Randgold Resources and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, February 5th. Finally, Numis Securities lowered Randgold Resources from a “buy” rating to an “add” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 6th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $79.88.
Randgold Resources (NASDAQ:GOLD) last announced its earnings results on Monday, February 5th. The basic materials company reported $0.79 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.84 by ($0.05). The firm had revenue of $328.62 million for the quarter. Randgold Resources had a net margin of 21.72% and a return on equity of 7.13%. equities analysts predict that Randgold Resources will post 3.77 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently announced a None dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 18th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 23rd will be given a dividend of $1.98 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.0233518103549947%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 22nd. Randgold Resources’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 33.11%.
About Randgold Resources
Randgold Resources Limited is engaged in gold mining, exploration and related activities. The Company’s activities are focused on West and Central Africa. The Company operates through the gold mining segment. The Company operates various mines, such as Morila, Loulo, Gounkoto, Tongon and Kibali. The Company is exploring in African countries, such as Mali, Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
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