Short Call at News Buzzer: Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX), Gold Resource (NYSE:GORO)

Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) [Trend Analysis] luring active investment momentum, shares a gain 2.05% to $19.45. Barrick Gold Corp. (ABX) said that an arbitration tribunal of the World Bank’s International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes or “ICSID” issued a decision on the arbitration claims that Tethyan Copper Company Pty Limited or “TCC”, a joint venture between Antofagasta plc and Barrick, filed against the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, in relation to the unlawful denial of a mining lease for the RekoDiq project in 2011.

The decision by the ICSID tribunal rejected Pakistan’s final defense against liability, and confirmed that Pakistan had violated several provisions of its bilateral investment treaty with Australia, where TCC is incorporated.The damages phase of the proceedings will begin on March 22, during which the tribunal will consider submissions from the parties to determine the amount that Pakistan must pay TCC. A ruling on the quantum of damages is expected in 2018. The total volume of 14.08 Million shares held in the session was surprisingly higher than its average volume of 16972.85 shares. EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at 123.10%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 4.36%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 2.65 and price to earnings ratio of 34.61 attracting passive investors.

Shares of Gold Resource Corp (NYSE:GORO) [Trend Analysis] runs in leading trade, it moving down -0.21% to trade at $4.68. The firm has price volatility of 9.08% for a week and 8.46% for a month. Its beta stands at 0.37 times. Gold Resource Corporation (NYSEMKT:GORO) reported that drill highlights from its phase three drill campaign at the Gold Mesa exploration property located in Mineral County, Nevada. Drill highlights include 12.19 meters of 2.42 grams per tonne (g/t) gold and 7.62 meters of 2.26 g/t gold, both near surface intercepts beginning 9.14 meters downhole. Gold Resource Corporation is a gold and silver producer, developer and explorer with operations in Oaxaca, Mexico and Nevada, USA.

The Company has returned $109 million to shareholders in monthly dividends since commercial production commenced July 1, 2010, and offers shareholders the option to convert their cash dividends into physical gold and silver and take delivery.Gold Resource Corporation’s phase three reverse circulation drill campaign tested five targets at its Gold Mesa property, with multiple drill holes encountering surface and near surface high-grade gold mineralization. The Company has now tested a total of eight exploration targets at Gold Mesa. Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was 12.77% and monthly performance was -20.91%. The stock price of GORO is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -3.33% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -10.90%.


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