Understanding Barrick Gold Stocks – Key Fundamentals You Need to Know

Large-cap Basic Materials company Barrick Gold has moved 3.7% so far today on a volume of 24,633,758, compared to its average of 23,531,535. In contrast, the S&P 500 index moved -0.0%.

Barrick Gold trades -22.8% away from its average analyst target price of $22.04 per share. The 19 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $18.0 to $26.24, and on average have given Barrick Gold a rating of buy.

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

  • Barrick Gold has moved 0.0% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 25.2%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 0.82, Barrick Gold has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 20.8 while the S&P 500 average is 27.65

  • GOLD has a forward P/E ratio of 11.9 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $1.43 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 2.21 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Barrick Gold is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 1.27 compared to its sector average of 3.12

  • Barrick Gold Corporation engages in the exploration, mine development, production, and sale of gold and copper properties in Canada and internationally.

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