The stock was the past 1 year with a huge profit of 167 percent one of the best stocks in the mining sector. For the past 1 year the average stock in the mining sector delivered a profit of 106 percent. Other strong performing stocks of the sector are Ebix Inc, Universal Insurance Holdings Inc and Protector Forsikrin.
Over the past 12 months the stock Barrick Gold Corp delivered a profit of around 182 percent. The mining sector delivered in the same period a profit of 106 percent. On a 5-years basis the stock underperformed her sector with a loss of 56 percent.Over the past 12 months the average American stock has a profit of 5 percent.Barrick Gold Corp is being covered by 23 analysts (only based on fundamental analysis). The average target price for the stock is at 5,43 dollars. This is around 42 percent more than the current stock price of 21,74 dollars.
Barrick Gold Corp's book to market ratio equals around 0,28. The mining sector currently trades with a CAPE of 7.95. Based on the number of outstanding shares Barrick Gold Corp's market capitalization equals 25,33 billion dollars.
Per share a dividend of 0,08 cents is expected. The dividend yield consequently equals 0,37 percent. The average dividend of the mining sector equals 1,69 percent.
Historical dividends and dividend returns Barrick Gold Corp
The graph above shows the different returns since 2008. The green line represents the total return of the reinvested dividends, the blue line is the price return and the red part is the total return: price return plus dividend return.
Because of the price losses of the past years the dividend payments are only a rather small benefit for the investors. The investor who bought the stock since 2008 and still has it now has a loss of around 48 percent.
Last year's dividends were with 1,21 percent per year tiny. The total dividend return since 2008 is a quite moderate 10 percent extra return for the investors. The influence of the reinvested dividends on the total return is for the buy & hold investor not so significant.
For this year the consensus of the revenue equals 8,41 billion dollars. This is slightly lower than the revenue over 2015 of 9,03 billion dollars.
The analysts foresee for 2016 a net profit of 756 million dollars. For this year most of the analysts expect a profit per share of 69 cents. With these estimates the PE-ratio equals 31,51.
The matrix above shows Barrick Gold Corp's historical returns expressed in the different entry years in the left axis.The stock had in 2009, with a price loss of 13 percent, her worst year (measured since 2008). 2016 is till now with a gain of 102 percent the best year for the stock. From 2008 till now the return is minus 48 percent.
At 22.01 the stock traded at 0,05 percent higher at 21,74 dollars.This equals 111 times the 2015's earnings per share.
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