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Is Randgold Resources Limited(NASDAQ: GOLD), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Randgold Resources Limited (NASDAQ: GOLD) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 7/30/2002. Randgold Resources Limited is in the Gold industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Randgold Resources Limited, is 1057.2, and so far today it has a volume of 668649. Performance year to date since the 7/30/2002 is 79.09%.

To help you determine whether Randgold Resources Limited is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 53.2 and forward P/E is 27.16. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Randgold Resources Limited has a value for PEG of 8.58. P/S ratio is 10.24 and the P/B ratio is 3.08. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 38.97 and 65.12 respectively.

At the current price Randgold Resources Limited is trading at, 108.92 (-1.09% today), Randgold Resources Limited has a dividend yield of 0.60%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 32.40%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.07, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 30.82% after growing -21.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -9.10%, and 11.80% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 96.51, and the number of shares float is 92.55. The senior management bring insider ownership to 3.90%, and institutional ownership is at 40.80%. The float short is 1.71%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.5. Management has seen a return on assets of 5.10%, and also a return on investment of 4.20%.

The ability for Randgold Resources Limited, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 3.8, and quick ratio is 3. Long term debt/equity is 0 and total debt/equity is 0. In terms of margins, Randgold Resources Limited has a gross margin of 30.50%, with its operating margin at 25.70%, and Randgold Resources Limited has a profit margin of 18.30%.

The 52 week high is -13.93%, with 99.90% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -1.10% and the 200 day simple moving average is 26.18%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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