Barrick Gold Corp. (GOLD) EPS growth this year is 14.36%: Get Prepared for Trading Lift Off

As on Wednesday, Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: GOLD) got off with the flyer as it spiked 1.40% to $17.42, before settling in for the price of $17.18 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, GOLD posted a 52-week range of $13.76-$20.75.

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In the past 5-years timespan, the Basic Materials sector firm’s annual sales growth was 10.59%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 14.36%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $1.76 billion, simultaneously with a float of $1.74 billion. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $30.58 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $15.40, while the 200-day Moving Average is $16.19.

Barrick Gold Corp. (GOLD) Ownership Facts and Figures

Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Gold industry. Barrick Gold Corp.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.75%, in contrast to 66.00% institutional ownership.

Barrick Gold Corp. (GOLD) Earnings and Revenue Records

If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 12/30/2023, the company posted $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $0.21) by $0.06. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.2 per share during the current fiscal year.

Barrick Gold Corp.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 14.36% and is forecasted to reach 1.14 in the upcoming year.

Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: GOLD) Trading Performance Indicators

Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Barrick Gold Corp. (GOLD). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 2.40. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.41. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $24.04, and its Beta score is 0.59. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 2.69. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 33.58.

In the same vein, GOLD’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 0.72, a figure that is expected to reach 0.20 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 1.14 at the market close of one year from today.

Technical Analysis of Barrick Gold Corp. (GOLD)

Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Barrick Gold Corp., GOLD], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 29.77 million was better the volume of 21.01 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 94.77% While, its Average True Range was 0.42.

Raw Stochastic average of Barrick Gold Corp. (GOLD) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 76.41%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 96.96% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 29.24% that was lower than 33.53% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.