1. As of noon trading, Barrick Gold Corporation ( ABX) is down $0.32 (-1.8%) to $16.88 on average volume. Thus far, 7.9 million shares of Barrick Gold Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 19.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $16.62-$17.20 after having opened the day at $17.12 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $17.20. 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 $17.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 50.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Barrick Gold Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 17 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Barrick Gold Corporation as a hold. 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. Get the full Barrick Gold Corporation Ratings Report now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. If you are interested in one of these 4 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the metals & mining industry could consider SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME) while those bearish on the metals & mining industry could consider PowerShares DB Base Metals Sht ETN ( BOS).