Randgold Resources (GOLD) Receives Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.16

Headlines about Randgold Resources (NASDAQ:GOLD) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Randgold Resources earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 44.313828165456 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on GOLD shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Randgold Resources from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $113.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, September 20th. Investec upgraded Randgold Resources from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. UBS Group lowered Randgold Resources from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. HC Wainwright restated a “buy” rating on shares of Randgold Resources in a research note on Wednesday, November 22nd. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada upgraded Randgold Resources to a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Monday, December 4th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Twelve investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. Randgold Resources presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $84.90.

Randgold Resources (NASDAQ:GOLD) traded up $2.40 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $100.45. The stock had a trading volume of 444,700 shares, compared to its average volume of 395,056. Randgold Resources has a fifty-two week low of $80.34 and a fifty-two week high of $108.29. The company has a market cap of $9,260.00, a PE ratio of 34.05 and a beta of -0.12.

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Randgold Resources Company Profile

Randgold Resources Limited is engaged in gold mining, exploration and related activities. The Company’s activities are focused on West and Central Africa. The Company operates through the gold mining segment. The Company operates various mines, such as Morila, Loulo, Gounkoto, Tongon and Kibali. The Company is exploring in African countries, such as Mali, Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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