Consider This Before Taking a Position in GFI

Shares of Basic Materials sector company Gold Fields moved 0.8% today, and are now trading at a price of $16.57. The mid-cap stock's daily volume was 352,768 compared to its average volume of 6,163,345. The S&P 500 index returned a 0.0% performance.

Gold Fields Limited operates as a gold producer with reserves and resources in Chile, South Africa, Ghana, West Africa, Australia, and Peru. The company is based in Sandton and has 6,364 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $15,822,523,392. Gold Fields currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 2.7% per year.

4 analysts are following Gold Fields and have set target prices ranging from $14.5 to $18.0 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of hold. At today's prices, GFI is trading -2.16% away from its average analyst target price of $16.93 per share.

Over the last year, GFI's share price has increased by 40.4%, which represents a difference of 37.0% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $17.78 per share whereas its 52 week low is $7.03. With average free cash flows of $502.72 Million that have been growing at an average rate of 24.4% over the last 4 years, Gold Fields is in a position to continue its strong stock performance trend.

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cashflow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2022-12-31 1,713,900 -1,043,000 670,900 24.43
2021-12-31 1,599,200 -1,060,000 539,200 3.57
2020-12-31 1,111,400 -590,800 520,600 85.8
2019-12-31 892,700 -612,500 280,200 n/a
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