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How to buy Golden Star Resources stock

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Golden Star Resources Ltd is a gold business based in the US. Golden Star Resources shares (GSS) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Golden Star Resources employs 652 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$318.2 million.

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Golden Star Resources. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: GSS. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Golden Star Resources reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Golden Star Resources, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Golden Star Resources. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Golden Star Resources share price

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Golden Star Resources shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-24.
52-week rangeUSD$1.85 - USD$5.2
50-day moving average USD$3.7142
200-day moving average USD$4.1131
Wall St. target priceUSD$5.89
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.233

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Is it a good time to buy Golden Star Resources stock?

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Is Golden Star Resources under- or over-valued?

Valuing Golden Star Resources stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Golden Star Resources's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Golden Star Resources's PEG ratio

Golden Star Resources's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.95. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Golden Star Resources's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Golden Star Resources's EBITDA

Golden Star Resources's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$97.7 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Golden Star Resources's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Golden Star Resources financials

Revenue TTM USD$318.2 million
Operating margin TTM 4.17%
Gross profit TTM USD$78.8 million
Return on assets TTM 2.27%
Return on equity TTM -229.93%
Profit margin -38.06%
Book value $0.553
Market capitalisation USD$394.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Golden Star Resources shares

There are currently 1.4 million Golden Star Resources shares held short by investors – that's known as Golden Star Resources's "short interest". This figure is 0.5% down from 1.4 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Golden Star Resources shares can be evaluated.

Golden Star Resources's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Golden Star Resources's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Golden Star Resources shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Golden Star Resources shares traded daily (recently around 395106.94444444). Golden Star Resources's SIR currently stands at 3.6. In other words for every 100,000 Golden Star Resources shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3600 shares are currently held short.

However Golden Star Resources's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Golden Star Resources shares, or, against the total number of tradable Golden Star Resources shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Golden Star Resources's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Golden Star Resources shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0154% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Golden Star Resources shares, roughly 15 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Golden Star Resources.

Find out more about how you can short Golden Star Resources stock.

Golden Star Resources share dividends

We're not expecting Golden Star Resources to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Golden Star Resources's shares ever split?

Golden Star Resources's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 30 October 2018. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Golden Star Resources shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Golden Star Resources shares which in turn could have impacted Golden Star Resources's share price.

Golden Star Resources share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Golden Star Resources's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.85 up to $5.2. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE MKT average) beta is 1, while Golden Star Resources's is 0.4922. This would suggest that Golden Star Resources's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Golden Star Resources overview

Golden Star Resources Ltd. operates as a gold mining and exploration company. The company owns and operates the Wassa open-pit gold mine, the Wassa underground mine, and a carbon-in-leach processing plant located to the northeast of the town of Tarkwa, Ghana; and the Bogoso gold mining and processing operation, the Prestea open-pit mining operations, and the Prestea underground mine located near the town of Prestea, Ghana. It also holds and manages interests in various gold exploration properties in Ghana and Brazil. The company was incorporated in 1992 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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