News reports about Sibanye Gold (NYSE: SBGL) have been somewhat negative this week, reports Accern Sentiment. The research agency identifies positive and negative news coverage in the media by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks the coverage of public companies on a scale from negative one to positive, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sibanye Gold earned a daily sentiment score of -0.02 on the Accern scale. Accern also gave media statements about the basic material company an impact score of 45.0170186232305 out of 100, which means that recent news coverage in the media will have little effect on the share price of the shares in the coming days.
These are some of the headlines that may have influenced the score of Accern Sentiment Analysis:
Several research analysts have recently issued stock reports. ValuEngine relegated Sibanye Gold shares from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a Wednesday report. Citigroup has downgraded Sibanye Gold's shares from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a report on Wednesday, June 27. Finally, Zacks Investment Research has upgraded shares in Sibanye Gold from a "sell" classification to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, June 20. One analyst has rated the shares with a sell rating, three have a hold rating and three have been awarded a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus score of "Hold" and an average target price of $ 5.25.
NYSE: SBGL shares swapped $ 0.05 on Friday and reached $ 2.10. 6,144,324 shares of the company were exchanged, compared with the average volume of 3,718,709. Sibanye Gold has a year low of $ 2.02 and a year of $ 6.89. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.00, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a current ratio of 1.42. The company has a market capitalization of $ 628.25 million, a price-earnings ratio of -52.50 and a beta of -0.12.
About Sibanye Gold
Sibanye Gold Limited operates as a mining company for precious metals in South Africa, Zimbabwe and the United States. The company operates through PGM; and divisions of gold and uranium. It owns and manages gold and platinum group metals (PGM), including platinum, palladium and rhodium operations and projects, as well as produces by-products, such as iridium, ruthenium, nickel, copper and chromium.
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