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Stocks Aim To Attain Analyst Attentions: Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX), B2Gold Corp. (NYSE:BTG)

Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with 0.58% to $15.73. Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the ABX. Starting with EPS for the final quarter of this year. EPS is usually the indicator of profitability for the company. According to WSJ analysis, the Q4 2016 current estimates trends were for $0.21 as compared to the next year Q1 current trend of $0.23. While on annual basis the current EPS estimates trend for FY 2017 came in for $1.00 as compared to three months ago $0.98.

The stock prices target chart showed high target of 29.00 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 23.11 as compared to current price of 15.73. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 13 analysts in current tenure as 1 analyst having overweight ratings, 11 recommend as HOLD, 1 stands at Underweight and 2 gave it as a SELL security for current period. Overall, the consensus ratings were for Overweight by the pool of analysts.

The share price of ABX attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 4.91%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 129.45% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -32.90%.

B2Gold Corp. (NYSE:BTG) [Trend Analysis] surged reacts as active mover, shares an advance 0.91% to traded at $2.22 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was 3.64%. Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over BTG performance. Out of the pool of analysts 12 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 13 analysts having BUY in current month. Majority ranked Buy from the pool of analysts.

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $0.05 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $0.05. EPS indicator shows the robustness of the stock and its analysis opens up the clear picture of company’s profitability. On annual basis of EPS, FY 2017 Estimate Trends at current were for $0.17 and for the one month was for $0.17 as compared to three months ago was for $0.10. Whereas, BTG received highest price target of 6.00 and low target of 4.40. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 5.20 as compared to current price of 2.22.


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