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NEW YORK (
) hit a new 52-week low Monday as it is currently trading at $7.72, below its previous 52-week low of $7.79 with 301,286 shares traded as of 9:36 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 4.8 million shares over the past 30 days.
Gold Fields has a market cap of $5.87 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 34.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.
Gold Fields Limited engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of gold properties. It holds interests in eight operating mines in South Africa, Peru, Ghana, and Australia. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Gold Fields as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full
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