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Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts - Sleek Money

Monday, 8 February 2016

Shares of Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the eight analysts that are presently covering the stock, Market Beat reports. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $3.02.

Shares of Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) traded up 1.799% during midday trading on Monday, hitting $4.245. 4,335,034 shares of the company were exchanged. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $3.14 and its 200 day moving average price is $2.81. Gold Fields Limited has a one year low of $2.04 and a one year high of $5.75. The firm’s market cap is $3.30 billion.

Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 19th. The company reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.03. The firm had revenue of $635.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $699.20 million. Equities analysts expect that Gold Fields Limited will post $0.08 EPS for the current year.

Several analysts recently weighed in on GFI shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Gold Fields Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 6th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Gold Fields Limited in a report on Thursday, October 15th. Goldman Sachs raised Gold Fields Limited from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, January 15th. Finally, RBC Capital reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of Gold Fields Limited in a report on Thursday, November 19th.

Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) is a producer of gold with eight operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa. The Company in Australia operates four mines that include St Ives, an operation consisting of a mix of owner mined open pit and underground operations; Agnew/Lawlers, a mine located in the Norseman-Wiluna Greenstone Belt; Granny Smith, a mine located within the Yilgarn Craton, and Darlot, a mine located in the Eastern Goldfields Province of the Yilgarn Craton.


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