Headlines about Kinross Gold (NYSE:KGC) (TSE:K) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kinross Gold earned a media sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the mining company an impact score of 47.2861787959599 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Kinross Gold (KGC) traded up $0.18 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $4.34. 13,440,013 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 10,234,956. The stock has a market capitalization of $5,430.00, a PE ratio of 48.22 and a beta of 0.11. Kinross Gold has a fifty-two week low of $3.15 and a fifty-two week high of $4.91. The company has a current ratio of 3.96, a quick ratio of 2.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39.

Kinross Gold (NYSE:KGC) (TSE:K) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The mining company reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $828.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $787.40 million. Kinross Gold had a net margin of 3.28% and a return on equity of 2.58%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.10 earnings per share. sell-side analysts forecast that Kinross Gold will post 0.14 earnings per share for the current year.

Several brokerages have weighed in on KGC. BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating and issued a $5.25 target price on shares of Kinross Gold in a research note on Wednesday, September 20th. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and issued a $3.75 target price on shares of Kinross Gold in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. Desjardins restated a “sell” rating on shares of Kinross Gold in a research note on Monday, December 11th. Royal Bank of Canada set a $5.00 target price on shares of Kinross Gold and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Finally, TD Securities set a $6.00 target price on shares of Kinross Gold and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $4.86.

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Kinross Gold Company Profile

Kinross Gold Corporation is a gold mining company. The Company is engaged in gold mining and related activities, including exploration and acquisition of gold-bearing properties, the extraction and processing of gold-containing ore, and reclamation of gold mining properties. The Company’s segments include Fort Knox, Round Mountain, Bald Mountain, Kettle River-Buckhorn, Kupol, Paracatu, Maricunga, Tasiast and Chirano.

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