1. As of noon trading, Barrick Gold Corporation ( ABX) is up $0.21 (1.1%) to $19.54 on average volume. Thus far, 10.1 million shares of Barrick Gold Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 18.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $19.03-$19.61 after having opened the day at $19.42 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $19.33.

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 $19.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 44.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. 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 sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Barrick Gold Corporation Ratings Report now.

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