) pushed the Metals & Mining industry lower today making it today's featured Metals & Mining laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1.2%. By the end of trading, Barrick Gold Corporation fell $0.46 (-2.8%) to $16.11 on average volume. Throughout the day, 19,421,306 shares of Barrick Gold Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 19,901,400 shares. The stock ranged in price between $15.95-$16.57 after having opened the day at $16.44 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $16.57. Other companies within the Metals & Mining industry that declined today were:
), down 16.7%,
), down 9.0%,
), down 8.4% and
), down 5.8%.
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Barrick Gold Corporation engages in the production and sale of gold and copper. It is also involved in exploration and mine development activities. Barrick Gold Corporation has a market cap of $16.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 52.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Barrick Gold Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
Barrick Gold Corporation
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow.
- You can view the full Barrick Gold Corporation Ratings Report.
On the positive front,
), up 26.2%,
), up 16.6%,
), up 14.4% and
), up 11.2% , were all gainers within the metals & mining industry with
) being today's featured metals & mining industry leader.
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