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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Randgold Resources Limited, GOLD

Randgold Resources Limited, GOLD is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Gold in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in Channel Islands, Randgold Resources Limited, GOLD  has a market cap of 11426.4. Since its IPO date on the 7/30/2002, Randgold Resources Limited, GOLD performance year to date is 98.93%. Today Randgold Resources Limited, GOLD has gained 2.72%, with a current price of 122.32.

Ownership of the company is 3.90% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 41.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 31.60%. Return of assets are at 5.20%, with return on investment at 4.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Randgold Resources Limited, GOLD is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of 18.80%, this is combined with a gross margin of 30.50%, and operating margin of 22.20%. Randgold Resources Limited ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 3.8, while the quick ratio is 3.

For the last year Randgold Resources Limited, GOLD has seen a EPS growth of -21.00%. A performance for the year of 91.27%. The 52-week high is -3.34%, and the 52-week low is 124.49%. The average volume for Randgold Resources Limited, GOLD is 1236924.

With a target price of 101.88, can Randgold Resources Limited, GOLD reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Randgold Resources Limited, GOLD. Randgold Resources Limited has a P/E of 59.09 and a forward P/E of 35.72. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 6.79. Randgold Resources Limited also has a P/S and a P/B of 11.01 and 3.42 respectively. For P/cash, Randgold Resources Limited has a value of 44.76, while it is 73.39 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 122.32, Randgold Resources Limited has a dividend yield of 0.54%. We see a return on equity of 6.00%.

Looking more long-term Randgold Resources Limited, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 8.70%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 19.26% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -21.00% for this year and for the last five years a 12.20% growth has been seen.

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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