Gold Fields Limited (GFI): Skating on Thin Ice? We Know the Answer


Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) went down by -0.52% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $14.90. The company’s stock price has collected -4.95% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 08/20/20 that Gold Fields Limited – Results for the six months ended 30 June 2020

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Is It Worth Investing in Gold Fields Limited (NYSE :GFI) Right Now?

Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 40.00 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for GFI is at 0.70. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 5 analysts out of 12 who provided ratings for Gold Fields Limited declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 6 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

The average price from analysts is $13.74, which is $2.79 above the current price. GFI currently public float of 828.74M and currently shorts hold a 1.06% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of GFI was 7.16M shares.

GFI’s Market Performance

GFI stocks went down by -4.95% for the week, with a monthly drop of -1.20% and a quarterly performance of -14.48%, while its annual performance rate touched 96.25%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.05% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.25% for Gold Fields Limited. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -6.53% for GFI stocks with a simple moving average of 27.02% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of GFI

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for GFI stocks, with RBC Capital Mkts repeating the rating for GFI by listing it as a “Sector Perform.” The predicted price for GFI in the upcoming period, according to RBC Capital Mkts is $14.50 based on the research report published on September 15th of the current year 2020.

GFI Trading at -8.52% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought GFI to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -22.68% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.25%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.05%, as shares sank -3.11% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -5.96% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, GFI fell by -4.95%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +86.71% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $12.31. In addition, Gold Fields Limited saw 74.55% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Stock Fundamentals for GFI

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +24.25 for the present operating margin
  • +27.77 for the gross margin

The net margin for Gold Fields Limited stands at +5.45. The total capital return value is set at 14.82, while invested capital returns managed to touch 3.73. Equity return is now at value 9.10, with 3.80 for asset returns.

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Based on Gold Fields Limited (GFI), the company’s capital structure generated 78.46 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 43.96. Total debt to assets is 33.21, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 52.16. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 29.23.

When we switch over and look at the enterrpise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.46, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.29. The receivables turnover for the company is 29.53 and the total asset turnover is 0.48. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.78.

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