Published: Thu, February 15, 2018
Finance | By Loren Pratt

Hot Stock Overview: Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC)

The shares price has positioned -8.47% over the past quarter while it has directed -4.31% throughout past six months. BMO Capital Markets set a $5.00 price objective on shares of Kinross Gold and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 19th. Closing price generally refers to the last price at which a stock trades during a regular trading session. About 1.94M shares traded. The return on assets stands at 1.4%, Return on Equity now is 2.6% and the Return on Investment value is -0.1%. Average True Range (ATR) is an indicator based on trading ranges smoothed by an N-period exponential moving average percentage of the true range values.

Volatility is a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index.

The 52 week range is a simple technical indicator that lists the highest and lowest price at which a security was sold over preceding 52 weeks (or one year).

Shares of Kinross Gold (K) opened at C$5.36 on Thursday. KGC maintained activity of relative volume at 1. Investor speculation and demand also help increase a share's price over time. They may also be used to assist the trader figure out proper support and resistance levels for the stock.

Kinross Gold Corp (NYSE:KGC) 52-week high price stands at $4.91 and low price stands at $3.15, its price distance from 52-week high is -19.96% while its distance from 52-week low price is 24.76%. When analyzing volume, determine the strength or weakness of a move. As traders, we are more interested to take part in strong moves and don't join moves that show weakness - or we may even watch for an entry in the opposite direction of a weak move. The Stock shows P/E value of 15.71 and Forward P/E of 8.76. The corporation holds a quick ratio of, signifying the short-term liquidity and the ability to use its quick assets to pay the current liabilities. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 6 analyst (s) whereas last month 6 analyst (s) have given outperform rating. The recent session has given its stock price a 26.98% up lead over its 52-week low and showed down move of -18.53% over its 52-week high.

Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) has an Analysts' Mean Recommendation of 2.4, according to data compiled by Finviz.

According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Zacks Investment Research for this month, the company has a consensus recommendation of 2.46 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -21.92% per annum.

Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) analysts on average have given a price target of $5.39 on KGC stock. This short time frame picture represents an upward movement of current price over average price of last 20 days. The firm presented substantial 200-days simple moving average of 1.61%. Therefore 50% are positive. Longer moving average timeframes are less sensitive to price fluctuations than shorter term timeframes and will generate far few signals.

Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) stock analysis is based on price earnings ratio (P/E) ratio. Investors use this ratio to decide what multiple of earnings a share is worth. Shorter moving average timeframes are more sensitive to price fluctuations and can pick up on trend changes more quickly than longer-term moving averages.

The stock is now showing YTD performance of -9.03 Percent.

Currently Kinross Gold Corp (NYSE:KGC)'s shares owned by insiders are 17.82%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 69.9%.

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