Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE: ABX), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 18.66 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Barrick Gold Corporation is 16.02 (with a change from open of 0.45%), this in conjunction with a target price of 20.85. Volume today has so far reached 749107, with an average volume of about 12644.85. The GAP for this stock, is 1.53%.
The P/E ratio is 12.92, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 20.62. The current EPS for Barrick Gold Corporation, is 1.22, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 123.10%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -1.69%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for Barrick Gold Corporation, EPS is looking like it will grow 4.38% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be -2.67%. Quarter over quarter is 917.40% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 3.30%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -34.00%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -9.70%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.10% and institutional ownership is 72.10%. Shares outstanding is 1187.75, while shares float is at a value of 1163.04. Float short for Barrick Gold Corporation is 1.17% and the short ratio is 1.07.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.89, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.9. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 3, and the quick ratio is 2.3. The most recent gross margin is 40.10% and their operating margin is 43.70%. The profit margin is 16.40%.
Barrick Gold Corporation has seen returns on assets of 5.50%, and on investment, 9.50%. Return on equity is 18.10%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is *TBA. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 2.16, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.13 and Price/cash is 8.19, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 13.34.
The simple moving averages are 1.04% and -6.26% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -30.16% and the 52 week low is 16.06%.
Barrick Gold Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.76%, with a current price of 16.02. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 7.40%. This is in an industry, Gold, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Basic Materials. Barrick Gold Corporation is based in Canada.
Performance in the Gold industry means that Barrick Gold Corporation has seen performance for the past week of 0.32%, with performance for the month coming to -3.80%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -22.30%, and for the half year the performance is -25.47%. Volatility for this week is 2.61% and for the month this is 2.22%.
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