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Barrick Gold Corp is a gold business with stocks listed in the US. Barrick Gold shares (GOLD) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was US$19.04 – a decrease of 2.76% over the previous week. Here's how to invest if you're based in Australia.
|52-week range||US$17.0319 - US$25.8246|
|50-day moving average||US$21.5608|
|200-day moving average||US$20.6015|
|Dividend yield||US$0.38 (2.04%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$1.08|
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|1 week (2022-06-17)||-2.61%|
|1 month (2022-05-25)||-10.40%|
|6 months (2021-12-28)||3.65%|
|1 year (2021-06-28)||-8.02%|
|2 years (2020-06-26)||-26.40%|
|3 years (2019-06-28)||20.74%|
|5 years (2017-06-28)||18.04%|
Valuing Barrick Gold stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Barrick Gold's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Barrick Gold's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 17x. In other words, Barrick Gold shares trade at around 17x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Barrick Gold's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 10.07. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Barrick Gold's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Barrick Gold's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$6.2 billion (£5.1 billion).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Barrick Gold's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||US$11.9 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||34.78%|
|Gross profit TTM||US$4.9 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||5.49%|
|Return on equity TTM||9.78%|
|Market capitalisation||US$33 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Barrick Gold.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 37.35
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Barrick Gold's overall score of 37.35 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 77th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Barrick Gold is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 19.16/100
Barrick Gold's environmental score of 19.16 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Barrick Gold is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 14.17/100
Barrick Gold's social score of 14.17 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Barrick Gold is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 9.02/100
Barrick Gold's governance score puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Barrick Gold is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 4/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Barrick Gold scored a 4 out of 5 for controversy – the second-lowest score possible, reflecting that Barrick Gold has a damaged public profile.
|Total ESG score||37.35|
|Total ESG percentile||77.16|
|Environmental score percentile||5|
|Social score percentile||5|
|Governance score percentile||5|
|Level of controversy||4|
Dividend payout ratio: 66.52% of net profits
Recently Barrick Gold has paid out, on average, around 66.52% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.04% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Barrick Gold shareholders could enjoy a 2.04% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Barrick Gold's case, that would currently equate to about $0.38 per share.
Barrick Gold's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
Barrick Gold's most recent dividend payout was on 15 June 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 26 May 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
Barrick Gold's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 2 March 1993. So if you had owned 1 share the day before the split, the next day you would own 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Barrick Gold shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Barrick Gold shares which in turn could have impacted Barrick Gold's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Barrick Gold's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$17.0319 up to US$25.8246. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Barrick Gold's is 0.0724. This would suggest that Barrick Gold's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Barrick Gold Corporation engages in the exploration, mine development, production, and sale of gold and copper properties. It has ownership interests in producing gold mines that are located in Argentina, Canada, Côte d'Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, Mali, Tanzania, and the United States. The company also has ownership interests in producing copper mines located in Chile, Saudi Arabia, and Zambia; and various other projects located throughout the Americas and Africa. Barrick Gold Corporation was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
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