B2Gold Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:BTG) (TSE:BTO) – Stock analysts at Cormark decreased their Q4 2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of B2Gold in a research note issued on Tuesday. Cormark analyst R. Gray now forecasts that the basic materials company will earn $0.04 per share for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $0.07.
Separately, BidaskClub lowered shares of B2Gold from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $3.63.
Shares of B2Gold (NYSEAMERICAN BTG) opened at $2.91 on Friday. B2Gold has a 1-year low of $2.15 and a 1-year high of $3.55. The company has a market cap of $3,000.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 72.75 and a beta of 0.80.
Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Two Sigma Securities LLC purchased a new stake in shares of B2Gold during the 4th quarter worth about $425,000. Two Sigma Investments LP purchased a new stake in shares of B2Gold during the 4th quarter worth about $2,136,000. Two Sigma Advisers LP purchased a new stake in shares of B2Gold during the 4th quarter worth about $396,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its stake in shares of B2Gold by 7.3% during the 4th quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 11,430,397 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $35,433,000 after acquiring an additional 779,900 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of B2Gold during the 4th quarter worth about $10,529,000.
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B2Gold Company Profile
B2Gold Corp. (B2Gold) is a Canada-based gold producer with approximately four operating mines and one mine under construction. The Company has a portfolio of other evaluation and exploration projects in various countries, including Mali, Colombia, Burkina Faso, Finland, Chile and Nicaragua. Its material mineral properties consist of three mines and one mine under construction: Otjikoto mine, an open pit gold mine located approximately 300 kilometers north of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia (Otjikoto Mine); Masbate mine, an open pit gold mine, located near the northern tip of the island of Masbate, over 360 kilometers south-east of Manila (Masbate Gold Project); La Libertad mine, an open pit gold mine located over 110 kilometers due east of Managua and 32 kilometers northeast of Juigalpa, Nicaragua (La Libertad Mine), and Fekola gold project, an open pit gold mine under construction located approximately 40 kilometers south of the city of Kenieba, Mali (Fekola Project).
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