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Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC) saw a downside of -1.44% to close Friday at $4.12 after subtracting -$0.06 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume…

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Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC) saw a downside of -1.44% to close Friday at $4.12 after subtracting -$0.06 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 13,551,399 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $4.28 in the past week and touched a new high 2 times within the past 5 days. An average of 20,033,881 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 19,559,527.

KGC’s 1-month performance is 10.75% or $0.51 on its low of $3.37 reached on 11/03/22. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $3.00 and high of $6.34, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 04/11/22. YTD, KGC has lost -29.09% or -$1.69 and has reached a new high 10 times. However, the current price is down -35.02% from the 52-week high price.

Valuation Metrics

KGC stock has a beta of 0.84. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 1.62 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 0.87.

Kinross Gold Corporation’s quick ratio for the period ended September 29 was 1.30, with the current ratio over the same period at 3.00. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending September 29 was 0.40, while the total debt to equity was 0.41. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 24.90%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $1.02 billion against revenue of $3.73 billion.

Earnings Surprise

For the quarterly period ending September 29 this year, Kinross Gold Corporation’s cash and short-term investments amounted to $43.2 million against total debt of $2.55 billion. Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Net income grew 103.28% to $718.6 million, while revenue of $0.0 was 100.0% off the previous quarter. Analysts expected KGC to announce $0.06 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $0.05, representing a -16.70% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $296.4 million. KGC stock balance sheet for the quarter ending September 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 4.31 billion, with total debt at $2.55 billion.

Let’s look briefly at Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 25 November was 55.65% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 39.29%.

The stock’s 5-day moving average is $4.13, reflecting a +0.98% or $0.04 change from its current price. KGC is currently trading +11.96% above its 20-day SMA, +23.35% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 by +24.85% and SMA200 by-27.08%.

Stochastic %K and %D was 62.00% and 68.12% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 0.17. The RSI (14) points at 57.04%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 46.87% with the period’s ATR at 0.18. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 0.03 and 0.03 on the 14-day charts.

Analyst Ratings

In the most recent analyst report for Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE: KGC), RBC Capital Mkts downgraded it to a Sector perform rating. They previously had an Outperform rating on the stock. Analysts offering their rating for KGC stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate KGC as a “sell,”, while 7 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 1 rates the stock as overweight while 9 have offered a “buy” rating.

What is KGC’s price target for the next 12 months?

Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $3.50 and a high of $7.47, with their median price target at $5.48. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) stock is $5.40.


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