Media coverage about Harmony Gold (NYSE:HMY) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Harmony Gold earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the mining company an impact score of 46.3068363479393 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
Harmony Gold stock opened at $2.01 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $929.48, a P/E ratio of 9.57 and a beta of -1.96. Harmony Gold has a 12-month low of $1.56 and a 12-month high of $2.71. The company has a current ratio of 2.21, a quick ratio of 1.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.09.
HMY has been the topic of several recent research reports. HSBC upgraded Harmony Gold from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 14th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Harmony Gold from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 19th. ValuEngine cut Harmony Gold from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 3rd. Finally, Deutsche Bank cut Harmony Gold from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 11th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $2.50.
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About Harmony Gold
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited engages in the exploration and mining of gold in South Africa and Papua New Guinea. The company also explores for copper and silver deposits. It has nine underground operations; an open-pit mine; and various other surface operations in South Africa. The company owns interests in the Hidden Valley, an open-pit gold and silver mine; the Wafi Golpu project in Morobe province; and the Kili Teke gold-copper exploration project in Papua New Guinea.
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