News stories about Sibanye Gold Limited (NYSE:SBGL) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sibanye Gold Limited earned a news impact score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.0456968855358 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Sibanye Gold Limited (NYSE SBGL) traded up $0.09 on Friday, hitting $5.33. 2,295,078 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,265,378. Sibanye Gold Limited has a 52-week low of $4.36 and a 52-week high of $10.81. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 1.03 and a quick ratio of 0.83.
Several research analysts recently commented on SBGL shares. BidaskClub upgraded Sibanye Gold Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. ValuEngine raised shares of Sibanye Gold Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Morgan Stanley raised shares of Sibanye Gold Limited from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Sibanye Gold Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.25 price objective for the company in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG raised shares of Sibanye Gold Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 13th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $5.25.
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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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