What Do You Need to Know About Gold Fields (GFI) Before Investing?

Gold Fields logged a -0.1% change during today's afternoon session, and is now trading at a price of $15.63 per share. The S&P 500 index moved -0.0%. GFI's trading volume is 2,295,849 compared to the stock's average volume of 5,996,779.

Gold Fields trades -7.68% away from its average analyst target price of $16.93 per share. The 4 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $14.5 to $18.0, and on average have given Gold Fields a rating of hold.

Anyone interested in buying GFI should be aware of the facts below:

  • Gold Fields's current price is 162.0% above its Graham number of $5.96, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • Gold Fields has moved 62.7% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 4.1%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 0.78, Gold Fields has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 20.0 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • GFI has a forward P/E ratio of 65.1 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $0.24 per share

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 6.62 compared to its sector average of 2.08

  • Gold Fields Limited operates as a gold producer with reserves and resources in Chile, South Africa, Ghana, West Africa, Australia, and Peru.

  • Based in Sandton, the company has 6,364 full time employees and a market cap of $13.97 Billion. Gold Fields currently returns an annual dividend yield of 2.8%.

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