News headlines about Sibanye Gold Limited (NYSE:SBGL) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sibanye Gold Limited earned a news impact score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.9639798917563 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Sibanye Gold Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.25 target price for the company in a research note on Friday, October 13th. BidaskClub raised Sibanye Gold Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. ValuEngine raised Sibanye Gold Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Deutsche Bank AG raised Sibanye Gold Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Finally, Morgan Stanley raised Sibanye Gold Limited from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $5.25.
Sibanye Gold Limited (NYSE SBGL) traded up 1.03% during trading on Thursday, reaching $4.92. The company had a trading volume of 2,306,461 shares. The firm’s market capitalization is $2.67 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average of $4.89 and a 200-day moving average of $5.77. Sibanye Gold Limited has a 52-week low of $4.10 and a 52-week high of $11.76.
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About Sibanye Gold Limited
Sibanye Gold Limited is an independent, global precious metal mining company. The Company is engaged in producing a mix of metals that includes gold and the platinum group metals (PGMs). Its projects are grouped by two regions: the Southern Africa region and the Americas region. Its products include gold, platinum group metals and by-products.
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