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) pushed the Metals & Mining industry lower today making it today's featured Metals & Mining laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.9%. By the end of trading, Barrick Gold Corporation fell $0.25 (-1.2%) to $20.78 on average volume. Throughout the day, 13,002,175 shares of Barrick Gold Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 15,276,800 shares. The stock ranged in price between $20.48-$21.07 after having opened the day at $20.92 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $21.03. Other companies within the Metals & Mining industry that declined today were:
), down 10.7%,
), down 10.2%,
), down 8.0% and
), down 7.9%.
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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 $24.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 19.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Barrick Gold Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
Barrick Gold Corporation
. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.
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On the positive front,
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), up 7.6%,
), up 7.3% and
), up 6.6% , were all gainers within the metals & mining industry with
) being today's featured metals & mining industry leader.
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