Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC) does about 17.81M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 13666467 shares change hands in Friday trading. The company now has a market cap of 10.64B USD and an enterprise value of about $12.35B. Its current market price is $8.89, marking an increase of 5.08% compared to the previous close of $8.46. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $10.20 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $2.72. The script in recent trading has seen the stock touch a high of $9.005 and a low of $8.61.

Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) has a 20-day trading average at $9.00 and the current price is -12.89% off the 52-week high compared with 226.84% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $8.22 and its 200-day simple moving average is $6.04. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 4.32%, which increases to 4.59% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 53.95 to suggest the stock is neutral.

17 analysts observing the Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) stock have set the 12-month price targets for the company’s shares at between $7.00 and $13.46. The consensus objective for the share price is $10.55, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 15.73% over the period. The median price target is 15.01% away from the current levels at $10.46.

FactSet Research has provided data showing that 17 brokerages have issued ratings for the stock. 0 analysts have rated it as a sell, while 1 advise that it is a overweight. 10 analysts have rated it as a buy and 5 have advised that investors hold their positions. The consensus recommendation rating is Overweight and Wall Street’s advice is for investors to Moderate Buy the stock.

The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on August 05, 2020 when BofA Securities upgraded the stock to “Buy” and issued a price target of $11.25. RBC Capital Mkts also upgraded the stock to “Outperform” from Sector Perform on June 16, 2020 at a price target of $7-$7.50.

The current price level is -1.45%, 8.92%, and 47.63% away from its SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200 respectively, with the KGC price moving below the 50-day SMA on August 28. Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) stock is up 2.77% over the week and 2.30% over the past month. Its price is 87.55% year-to-date and 78.16% over the past year.

The stock last released its quarterly earnings report for quarter ended 6/29/2020, with the company’s earnings per share (EPS) of $0.15 above consensus estimates by $0.02. The company’s next earnings report is expected on 11/04/2020, with forecasts estimating quarterly EPS at $0.17 and $0.64 for whole year. KGC’s earnings per share are forecast to grow by 88.20% this year and 25.00% over next year. Expected sales for next quarter are $1.29 billion, which analysts say will come at $4.09 billion for the current fiscal year and next year at $4.47 billion. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $1.18 billion.

Its 12-month price target is $10.46. To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 15.73 percent from here. Of course, the average price target is just what the average analysts believe a stock will be worth in the next 52 weeks, and is only one metric. There are analysts with lower targets than the average, including one bearish Wall Street research firm advocating investors to wait for the price to pull back to $7.00, given the recent momentum. And then, on the bullish side of things, one analyst is expecting the stock to peak at $13.46.

Outstanding shares total 1.26B with insiders holding 0.29% of the shares and institutional holders owning 69.65% of the company’s common stock. The company has a return on investment of 10.30% and return on equity of 17.10%. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 12.49 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 11.06. The beta has a value of 1.03. Price to book ratio is 1.99 and price to sales ratio is 2.83.

According to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing, VanEck Vectors – Gold Miners ETF has added its position in Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) to 67,839,539 shares, mirroring a recent increase by 0.30%. VanEck Vectors – Gold Miners ETF added 0.21 million shares of Kinross Gold Corporation common stock bringing its total worth to about $635.66 million at the end of recent close, SEC documents show. VanEck Vectors – Gold Miners ETF isn’t the only investment manager who changed stakes and is followed by VanEck Vectors – Junior Gold Mine, which added 0.62 million shares to end up with 47,447,170 shares worth $444.58 million. BlackRock Global Funds – World Go raise their holdings by 1.29% in the company over the course of the most recent quarter. It now holds a 2.84% position in Kinross Gold Corporation thanks to 35.66 million shares amounting to $334.12 million.