Press coverage about IAMGOLD (NYSE:IAG) (TSE:IMG) has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. IAMGOLD earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the mining company an impact score of 46.3404873204533 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- IAMGOLD (IAG) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Hot Mover to Watch – IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) (thestockgem.com)
- The Northern Miner Podcast – episode 97: Rosebelapalooza – Iamgold’s epic turnaround in Suriname (northernminer.com)
- Investor’s Roundup (ATR in Focus) – IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE: IAG) (stocktradingpoint.com)
- Volatile Stock to Watch: IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE: IAG) (alphabetastock.com)
IAG stock traded up $0.03 on Thursday, reaching $5.19. 4,208,224 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,930,247. IAMGOLD has a one year low of $3.55 and a one year high of $7.25. The company has a quick ratio of 4.16, a current ratio of 5.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.14. The firm has a market cap of $2,469.15, a PE ratio of 4.85, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 16.99 and a beta of -0.17.
A number of research analysts have recently commented on the company. BMO Capital Markets cut IAMGOLD to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, February 16th. Zacks Investment Research cut IAMGOLD from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 23rd. CIBC set a $7.50 target price on IAMGOLD and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 17th. Canaccord Genuity upgraded IAMGOLD from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 17th. Finally, Desjardins restated a “buy” rating on shares of IAMGOLD in a research note on Monday, December 11th. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $7.07.
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IAMGOLD Company Profile
IAMGOLD Corporation explores for, develops, and operates gold mining properties in North and South America, and West Africa. It also explores for copper and silver. The company owns interest in the Rosebel gold mine located in north eastern Suriname, South America; Essakane gold mine in north-eastern Burkina Faso, West Africa; Westwood gold mine in southwestern Québec, Canada; the Sadiola Gold Mine located in southwest Mali, West Africa; and Yatela gold mines situated in southwest Mali, West Africa.
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