|Bid||13.88 x 3000|
|Ask||13.89 x 900|
|Day's range||13.62 - 14.02|
|52-week range||9.53 - 15.52|
|Beta (3Y monthly)||-1.75|
|PE ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.12 (0.88%)|
|1y target est||14.10|
Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)(ABX.TO) (“Barrick”) announced today that it has agreed to exercise its participation right in connection with a private placement offering by Reunion Gold Corporation (RGD.V) (“Reunion”). Barrick has agreed to acquire up to an additional 12,600,000 common shares of Reunion at a price of $0.18 per share. The aggregate consideration to be paid by Barrick in the offering is $2,268,000.
Government officials met last week with executives from Toronto-based Barrick and Randgold Resources Ltd, which Barrick is acquiring, to discuss the issue, said the source, who declined to be identified due to the sensitivity of the talks. Acacia Mining, 63.9 percent owned by Barrick, is operating under a raw mineral export ban and faces a $190 billion tax bill from the Tanzania government. "The next week is crucial." Bloomberg reported on Wednesday that Barrick had reached an agreement with the government on a $300 million payment, which Acacia will make in installments, with terms under review by a Tanzanian tax working group.
rose by 6 per cent on Wednesday on hopes of a resolution to its longstanding dispute with the Tanzanian government, which has hampered its operations in the country. , which has left Acacia unable to export gold since March 2017, according to a person familiar with the matter. If an agreement is reached it would be a victory for Mark Bristow, the new chief executive of Barrick, following its agreement to merge with London-listed Randgold Resources in September.
Gold has done OK amid recent stock losses. The S&P; 500 lost 12% since its closing high Sept. 20, while iShares Gold Trust gained 3%.
Barrick Gold Corp., the world’s largest gold miner, is selling a research-and-development company it owns and is cutting staff hired to lead what executives had called a digital reinvention, championed by Executive Chairman John Thornton, people familiar with the matter said. The move comes shortly after the company agreed to buy Randgold Resources Ltd. for $6 billion in an all-share merger—a move that would solidify Barrick as the world’s largest gold producer by output. One of the first assets to go on the block is Barrick-owned AuTec Innovative Extractive Solutions Ltd., a Vancouver-based company that specializes in testing mineral samples and processing, people familiar with the matter said.
(Reuters) - Barrick Gold Corp will sell a research and development company it owns and reduce its technology staff, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. The gold miner expects to close its Randgold Resources Ltd purchase Jan. 1, and incoming CEO Mark Bristow has said he plans to sell a variety of noncore core assets, cut costs and shrink head-office management to help delegate more authority to regional mining operations, according to the WSJ report. ...
MORRIS: That’s interesting. Well, now let’s move on to the companies. I’ve heard you say a number of times that you think the industry is in great shape, they’ve contained their cost. The companies are in great shape. Can you tell us a little bit more about your view of the companies’ position right now financially?
Is Gold Positioned for a Bullish Turn as We Enter 2019? FOSTER: We’re at the point in the cycle I think investors should think of some defensive measures. MORRIS: One other thing I wanted to talk to you about today, is that there’s been some recent merger activity, and I remember hearing that you’d actually looked at the recent developments as pretty positive overall, for the industry, and could be another positive catalyst for gold miners.
Which Gold Miners Have Shown Upside Potential since Q3? In this article, we’ll take a look at senior gold miners’ technical indicators. Moving averages help traders and investors make market entry or exit decisions.
Now that we’ve considered analysts’ revenue estimates for the senior gold miners under review (GDX) in this series, let’s take a look at analysts’ EBITDA estimates.
In the previous article, we looked at analysts’ ratings for senior gold mining companies. In this article, we’ll look at analysts’ estimates for those companies’ (GDX) (JNUG) revenues going forward.
Which Gold Miners Have Shown Upside Potential since Q3? Among the senior gold miners under our review (GDX) (GDXJ), analysts are most optimistic about Goldcorp (GG). A year ago, only 40% of analysts had “buy” ratings on the stock.
FCF (free cash flow) generation is important for gold mining companies (SGDM) (GDX), as this excess cash helps miners optimize their financial leverages, invest in projects that can drive long-term value, and provide shareholder returns.
One of the ratios by which we can gauge a mining company’s debt-repayment capacity is the net debt-to-forward-EBITDA ratio, which indicates the number of years it would take for a company to repay its debt.
Which Gold Miners Have Shown Upside Potential since Q3? One way to assess a company’s liquidity is to calculate its current ratio. Newmont Mining (NEM) is doing the best on this front with a ratio exceeding 4.0x.
Which Gold Miners Have Shown Upside Potential since Q3? As precious metals prices started weakening, investors shifted their focus from high-leverage miners (GDX) (GDXJ) to low-leverage miners with sound growth plans, leading miners to trim their balance sheets. Newmont Mining’s (NEM) net debt at the end of the third quarter was ~$1.1 billion compared to $1.9 billion at the end of 2016.
Which Gold Miners Have Shown Upside Potential since Q3? AISC (all-in sustaining costs) is an encompassing measure that helps us compare gold miners’ performances. Barrick Gold (ABX) reported AISC of $785 per ounce and a cost of sales of $850 per ounce in the third quarter.
Which Gold Miners Have Shown Upside Potential since Q3? After making discretionary cuts on exploration and capex for many years, gold miners (GDX) (JNUG) have started to refocus on production growth. Newmont Mining (NEM) has approved eight projects since mid-2014.
Which Gold Miners Have Shown Upside Potential since Q3? Goldcorp (GG) produced 503,000 ounces of gold during the third quarter, a fall of ~20.5% YoY (year-over-year). Barrick Gold (ABX) produced ~1.15 million ounces of gold in the third quarter, a fall of ~7.0% YoY.
Gold prices (GLD) saw their first monthly gain in the last seven months in October, when prices rose 2.1%. The gain was preceded by gold’s longest monthly losing streak since January 1997.
Kinross Gold’s (KGC) liquidity position at the end of the third quarter was reflected its strategic investments. The company had cash and cash equivalents of $500 million in the third quarter compared to $918.7 million at the end of the second quarter. This liquidity position is significant given that the company doesn’t have any debt maturity until 2021.
Compared to its closest peers, Kinross Gold (KGC) has been a high-cost gold producer. Higher costs make its cash flows more leveraged against changes in revenue. As a result, Kinross is highly leveraged to gold prices compared to its peers (GDX) Goldcorp (GG), Barrick Gold (ABX), and Newmont Mining (NEM).
(Continued from Prior Part)Tasiast expansion The Tasiast expansion is vital for Kinross Gold (KGC) to replace its maturing production. During the company’s recent earnings call, it mentioned that it had completed the commissioning of the Phase One expansion successfully. The ramp-up of the SAG (semi-autogenous grinding) mill had also gone well. The company, however, stated during the call that the ramp-up in the mining rate and the completion of the SAG mill’s construction were going slower than planned. ...