BidaskClub upgraded shares of Sibanye Gold Limited (NYSE:SBGL) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report released on Tuesday.

Several other research analysts have also commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Sibanye Gold Limited from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $5.25 price target for the company in a research report on Friday, October 13th. Morgan Stanley upgraded Sibanye Gold Limited from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating in a report on Monday, October 9th. Deutsche Bank AG upgraded Sibanye Gold Limited from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Friday, October 13th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Sibanye Gold Limited from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Sibanye Gold Limited currently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of $5.25.

Shares of Sibanye Gold Limited (NYSE SBGL) opened at $5.51 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.03, a quick ratio of 0.83 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93.

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A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in SBGL. Comerica Bank boosted its holdings in Sibanye Gold Limited by 3.0% in the first quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 13,467 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $108,000 after purchasing an additional 398 shares during the period. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. boosted its holdings in Sibanye Gold Limited by 115.7% in the first quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 231,451 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $2,039,000 after purchasing an additional 124,125 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its holdings in Sibanye Gold Limited by 34.0% in the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 69,448 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $612,000 after purchasing an additional 17,632 shares during the period. KCG Holdings Inc. boosted its holdings in Sibanye Gold Limited by 295.9% in the first quarter. KCG Holdings Inc. now owns 69,918 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $616,000 after purchasing an additional 52,258 shares during the period. Finally, Bank of America Corp DE boosted its holdings in Sibanye Gold Limited by 288.8% in the first quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 71,342 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $628,000 after purchasing an additional 52,992 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 34.82% of the company’s stock.

About Sibanye Gold Limited

Sibanye Gold Limited is an independent, global precious metal mining company. The Company is engaged in producing a mix of metals that includes gold and the platinum group metals (PGMs). Its projects are grouped by two regions: the Southern Africa region and the Americas region. Its products include gold, platinum group metals and by-products.

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