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Gold Fields Limited (GFI) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

News stories about Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Alpha One reports. The research group, a service of Accern, rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Gold Fields Limited earned a news impact score of 0.03 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 66 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected AlphaOne Sentiment’s rankings:

  • Gold Fields Limited (GFI) Stock Rating Lowered by Royal Bank of Canada (americanbankingnews.com)
  • Gold Fields Limited (GFI) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
  • Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) Shares Move -5.19% – Concord Register (concordregister.com)
  • Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) Quarterly Analysis – The Newburgh Press (newburghpress.com)
  • Gold Fields Limited (GFI) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows (americanbankingnews.com)

Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) traded down 1.94% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $3.53. 9,857,001 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company has a market capitalization of $2.90 billion and a P/E ratio of 17.65. The company’s 50 day moving average is $3.57 and its 200 day moving average is $3.48. Gold Fields Limited has a 1-year low of $2.60 and a 1-year high of $6.60.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on GFI shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Gold Fields Limited from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 11th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded shares of Gold Fields Limited from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, March 3rd. Royal Bank of Canada downgraded shares of Gold Fields Limited from a “sector perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Monday. HSBC Holdings plc upgraded shares of Gold Fields Limited from a “reduce” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, March 13th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc downgraded shares of Gold Fields Limited to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, March 11th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $4.58.

Gold Fields Limited Company Profile

Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) is a gold mining company. The Company is a producer of gold and a holder of gold reserves. The Company is involved in underground and surface gold and copper mining and related activities, including exploration, development, extraction, processing and smelting. It has approximately eight producing mines located in South Africa, Ghana, Australia and Peru.



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