2. As of noon trading, Eldorado Gold ( EGO) is up $0.14 (1.4%) to $9.80 on heavy volume Thus far, 4.1 million shares of Eldorado Gold exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $9.58-$9.85 after having opened the day at $9.63 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $9.66.

Eldorado Gold Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, mining, and production of gold properties in Brazil, China, Greece, and Turkey. Eldorado Gold has a market cap of $6.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 25.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Eldorado Gold a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Eldorado Gold as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Eldorado Gold Ratings Report now.

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