Traders Performance Review: Gold Fields Limited (GFI)

Lloyd Doyle
April 26, 2018

It's now trading about -34.55% below its 52-week high.

Basically, a price target is an individual analyst's projection on the future price of a stock. Since analyst price targets calculations are subjective, there often can be wide range of targets from various analysts. Different analysts and financial institutions use various valuation methods and consider different economic forces when deciding on a price target. Gold Fields Limited American Depositary Shares had 3 analyst reports since April 9, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel.

Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. Market capitalization used by the investment community in ranking the size of companies, as against to sales or total asset figures. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp, which owns 36,823,103 shares of the stock are valued at $145.45 million. Relative Volume (or RVOL) is a volume indicator, meaning it assists measure shareholder interest in a stock. It measures how much out of every dollar of sales a company actually keeps in earnings. Inflation is now 3.8 percent.

Trading volume, or volume, is the number of shares or contracts that point towards the full activity of a security or stock market for a given period. The company has a market capitalization of $3,245.05, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.54, a PEG ratio of 1.88 and a beta of -0.85.

Revenue is the amount of money that a company actually receives during a specific period, including discounts and deductions for returned merchandise.

Gold Fields Limited (GFI) shows multiple bottom. The 5 months chart pattern indicates high risk for the $3.02 billion company.

Also notable in the Gold Fields March results statement is that the group has expanded its gold hedging programme which started in June a year ago at its Australian mines "to protect cash flow at a time of significant expenditure". The firm's 50-day moving average is $3.59 and its 200-day moving average is $3.41. The average is taken over a specific period of time, like 10 days, 20 minutes, 30 weeks, or any time period the trader chooses. Moving average strategies are also popular and can be tailored to any time frame, suiting both long term investors and short-term traders. Look at the direction of the moving average to get a basic idea of which way the price is moving. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $3.59 and $3.76.

For Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF) out of the analyst recommendations 1 analysts recommend stock a Buy, 2 rate the stock Outperform, 5 analysts recommend to Hold the stock, 1 rate Underperform and 0 analysts recommend the stock a Sell. Wall Street is only getting more bearish on the stock, with 2 of analysts who cover VTR having a buy-equivalent rating. Zacks Investment Research raised Gold Fields Limited from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Monday, March 13th.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on GFI shares. Whereas 2 of them predict the stock is a hold. Trend analysis is based on historical data about the stock's performance given the overall trends of the market and particular indicators within the market.

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