Kinross Gold (KGC) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds
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:
- Is Stock’s Performance Impressive?: Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE: KGC) – Alpha Beta Stock (alphabetastock.com)
- Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC) – Growth Secrets – Nasdaq Journal (press release) (nasdaqjournal.com)
- Technical data gathered from Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) – Wall Street Morning (wallstreetmorning.com)
- Kinross to announce 2017 Q4/full-year results and 2018 guidance on February 14, 2018 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Kinross Gold Co. (KGC) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $841.18 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
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.
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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