News headlines about DRDGOLD (NYSE:DRD) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. DRDGOLD earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 47.2860816652821 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
Shares of DRD stock traded up $0.05 on Friday, hitting $2.75. 59,235 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 88,522. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01, a quick ratio of 1.31 and a current ratio of 2.14. DRDGOLD has a 12 month low of $2.63 and a 12 month high of $5.19.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 29th. Investors of record on Friday, March 16th were given a dividend of $0.0426 per share. This is an increase from DRDGOLD’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.04. This represents a $0.17 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.20%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 15th.
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DRDGOLD Company Profile
DRDGOLD Limited engages in the retreatment, production, and sale of gold from surface tailings in South Africa. It recovers gold from surface tailings in the central and western Witwatersrand basin in Gauteng province. The company was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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