A better buy-in window may exist right now for Gold Fields Ltd ADR (GFI)

With 1.81 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 4.0 million shares. During the session, the Gold company that operates in wider Basic Materials sector, reached to the highest price of $17.105 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $16.56. The 52-week range on GFI shows that it touched its highest point at $18.97 and its lowest point at $10.31 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $14.99. With its current market cap of 15.13 billion, GFI has annualized dividend of $0.39 while the current yield stands at 2.32%. GFI paid its most recent dividend on 1710374400, while the ex-dividend date for that was 1710374400. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.25.

Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of GFI was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 5.36%, but this was down by -3.04% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 29.28% while six-month performance rose 35.71%. The stock gained 6.89% in the past year, while it has gained 16.94% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for GFI yields 0.78 with Next year EPS estimates of 1.72. For the next quarter, that number is 0.16. This implies an EPS growth rate of 23.33% for this year and 38.16% for next year.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 895.02 million GFI shares are outstanding with a float of 895.01 million shares on hand for trading. On 2024-04-30, short shares totaled 15.93 million, which was 161.0 higher than short shares on 1711584000. In addition to Mr. Martin Preece as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Francois Swanepoel serves as its Group Chief Technical Officer.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 0.23195 of GFI’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for GFI since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential.