Gold Fields Limited (GFI):
The profit per share of the company shows a growth of -120.00% for the current year and is expected to achieve a growth in profits for the next year to 192.86%. The EPS growth rate of the company in the last five years was -16.00%. The rate of earnings growth for the next few years is an important measure for investors wishing to hold a stock for several years. The company's earnings usually have a direct relationship with the price of the company's shares. The stock recorded a sales growth of -4.80% over the last 5 years. The quarter of growth of EPS in the quarter is -424.90% and the quarter of sales growth in the quarter is 7.20%.
Gold Fields Limited (GFI) a variation of -2.25% was observed, which pushed the price to $ 3.48 per share in the recently concluded trading session Wednesday. The last trading activity showed that the stock price fell 58.12% from its minimum of 52 weeks and traded with a -23.35% change from the maximum published in the last 52-week period. The Company has maintained 723.1 million floating shares and holds 827.2 million shares outstanding.
The share price has moved -2.79% from the 50 day maximum and 32.32% from the 50 day minimum. Analyze the consensus score is 2.4. For the next one-year period, the average of the individual price target estimates reported by sell-side analysts is $ 3.37.
As there was a brief look at profitability, the company profit margin was -15.60%, and the operating margin was -5.00%. The company maintained a gross margin of 23.80%. The corporate ownership of the company is 44.10% while the insider property is 64.90%. The company has maintained the return on investment (ROI) at 4.80% compared to the previous 12 months and was able to maintain the return on invested capital (ROA) to -6.80% in the last twelve months. Return on equity (ROE) recorded at -14.20%.
Gold Fields Limited (GFI) The volume of recent share exchanges is equal to 1731578 shares, compared to the average volume of 4530.32 thousand shares. The relative volume observed at 0.38.
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The current ratio of 1.1 is mainly used to give an idea of a company's ability to repay its liabilities (debts and payables) with its assets (cash, negotiable securities, inventories, credits). As such, the current relationship can be used to make a rough estimate of a company's financial health.
Long-term debt / equity shows a value of 0.54 with total debt / equity of 0.69. It provides investors with the idea of the company's leverage, measured by dividing total liabilities from shareholders' equity. It also illustrates the debt that the company is using to finance its assets in relation to the value represented in equity.
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Gold Fields Limited (GFI) inventories increased by 9.62%, in contrast to the 20-day moving average with a positive short-term movement in the stock. It has moved 16.67% above the simple 50-day moving average. This is showing an optimistic medium-term trend based on SMA 50. The share price has risen above 6.10% from its 200-day moving average, identifying a positive long-term trend.
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