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Wednesday, 3 March 2021

Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) has a beta value of 0.65 and has seen 2,588,585 shares traded in the recent trading session. The company, currently valued at $7.32 Billion, closed the recent trade at $8.37 per share which meant it lost -$0.27 on the day or -3.11% during that session. The GFI stock price is -78.02% off its 52-week high price of $14.9 and 54.72% above the 52-week low of $3.79. If we look at the company's 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 7.07 Million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 6.22 Million shares.

The consensus among analysts is that Gold Fields Limited (GFI) is an Overweight stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 2.6. None of the analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while 1 rate it as Overweight. 6 out of 13 have rated it as a Hold, with 6 advising it as a Buy. None have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is $0.

Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) trade information

Despite being -3.11% in the red today, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Thursday, Feb 25 when the GFI stock price touched $8.73-4 or saw a rise of 4.47%. Year-to-date, Gold Fields Limited shares have moved -10.03%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change -5.55%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) have changed -9.15%. Short interest in the company has seen 5.56 Million shares shorted with days to cover at 0.89.

Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $12.43, which means that the shares' value could jump 48.51% from current levels. The projected low price target is $9.58 while the price target rests at a high of $16. In that case, then, we find that the latest price level in today's session is +91.16% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose 14.46% from current levels.

Gold Fields Limited (GFI) estimates and forecasts

If we evaluate the company's growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was +49.7% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2021 is a modest +146.1%.

GFI Dividends

Gold Fields Limited is expected to release its next earnings report in March, and investors are excited at the prospect of better dividends despite the company's debt issue. The forward dividend is 0.31 at a share yield of 3.63%. The company's dividend yield has gone up over the past 12 months, with a 5 Year Average Dividend Yield of 1.41%.

Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI)'s Major holders

Insiders own 0% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 38.6% with a share float percentage of 38.6%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with Gold Fields Limited having a total of 304 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Van Eck Associates Corporation with over 92.96 Million shares worth more than $861.76 Million. As of December 30, 2020, Van Eck Associates Corporation held 10.52% of shares outstanding.

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The other major institutional holder is Blackrock Inc., with the holding of over 26.37 Million shares as of December 30, 2020. The firm's total holdings are worth over $244.46 Million and represent 2.98% of shares outstanding.

Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company's shares are VanEck Vectors ETF Tr-Gold Miners ETF and VanEck Vectors ETF Tr-Junior Gold Miners ETF. As of December 30, 2020, the former fund manager holds about 5.89% shares in the company for having 52019222 shares of worth $482.22 Million while later fund manager owns 34.65 Million shares of worth $321.23 Million as of December 30, 2020, which makes it owner of about 3.92% of company's outstanding stock.

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