Barrick Gold Corporation (GOLD) is a leading gold business based in the US. It opened the day at $23.18 after a previous close of $23.68. During the day the price has varied from a low of $22.92 to a high of $23.695. The latest price was $23.47 (25 minute delay). Barrick Gold Corporation is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
|52-week range||$12.5281 - $31.0099|
|50-day moving average||$23.4233|
|200-day moving average||$26.6094|
|Wall St. target price||$32.97|
|Dividend yield||$0.36 (1.53%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.702|
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|1 week (2021-01-19)||0.34%|
|1 month (2020-12-24)||2.49%|
|3 months (2020-10-26)||-11.87%|
|6 months (2020-07-24)||-17.48%|
|1 year (2020-01-24)||25.44%|
|2 years (2019-01-25)||91.59%|
|3 years (2018-01-26)||59.12%|
|5 years (2016-01-26)||146.27%|
Valuing Barrick Gold Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Barrick Gold Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Barrick Gold Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, Barrick Gold Corporation shares trade at around 14x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
However, Barrick Gold Corporation's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the gold industry or those of similar companies.
Barrick Gold Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 10.07. 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 Barrick Gold Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
However, it's sensible to consider Barrick Gold Corporation's PEG ratio in relation to those of similar companies.
Barrick Gold Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $6.5 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Barrick Gold Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
To put Barrick Gold Corporation's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.
|Revenue TTM||$12.2 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||38.41%|
|Gross profit TTM||$2.9 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||6.51%|
|Return on equity TTM||14.43%|
|Market capitalisation||$42 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 12.9 million Barrick Gold Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Barrick Gold Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 16.9% down from 15.6 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Barrick Gold Corporation shares can be evaluated.
Barrick Gold Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Barrick Gold Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Barrick Gold Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 17.2 million). Barrick Gold Corporation's SIR currently stands at 0.75. In other words for every 100,000 Barrick Gold Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 750 shares are currently held short.
To gain some more context, you can compare Barrick Gold Corporation's short interest ratio against those of similar companies.
However Barrick Gold Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Barrick Gold Corporation shares. In this case Barrick Gold Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Barrick Gold Corporation shares in existence, roughly 10 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 Barrick Gold Corporation.
Find out more about how you can short Barrick Gold Corporation stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Barrick Gold Corporation.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 37.35
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Barrick Gold Corporation's overall score of 37.35 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 77th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Barrick Gold Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
To gain some more context, you can compare Barrick Gold Corporation's total ESG risk score against those of similar companies.
Environmental score: 19.16/100
Barrick Gold Corporation's environmental score of 19.16 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Barrick Gold Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 14.17/100
Barrick Gold Corporation's social score of 14.17 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Barrick Gold Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 9.02/100
Barrick Gold Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Barrick Gold Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 4/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, Barrick Gold Corporation scored a 4 out of 5 for controversy – the second-lowest score possible, reflecting that Barrick Gold Corporation has a damaged public profile.
Wondering how that compares? Below are the controversy scores of similar companies.
|Total ESG score||37.35|
|Total ESG percentile||77.16|
|Environmental score percentile||5|
|Social score percentile||5|
|Governance score percentile||5|
|Level of controversy||4|
Dividend payout ratio: 31.96% of net profits
Recently Barrick Gold Corporation has paid out, on average, around 31.96% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.53% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Barrick Gold Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 1.53% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Barrick Gold Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.36 per share.
While Barrick Gold Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Barrick Gold Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Barrick Gold Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 15 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 27 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Barrick Gold Corporation's dividend payout ratio is perhaps best considered in relation to those of similar companies.
Barrick Gold Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 2 March 1993. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Barrick Gold Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Barrick Gold Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Barrick Gold Corporation's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Barrick Gold Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.5281 up to $31.0099. 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 average) beta is 1, while Barrick Gold Corporation's is 0.0376. This would suggest that Barrick Gold Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
To put Barrick Gold Corporation's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.
Barrick Gold Corporation engages in the exploration, mine development, production, and sale of gold and copper properties. It has ownership interests in producing gold mines that are located in Argentina, Canada, Côte d'Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Dominican Republic, Mali, Papua New Guinea, Tanzania, and the United States. The company also has ownership interests in producing copper mines located in Chile, Saudi Arabia, and Zambia; and various other projects located throughout the Americas. It has a strategic alliance agreement with Reunion Gold Corporation. Barrick Gold Corporation was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
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