NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of IAMGOLD Corp. (IAG - Get Report) are climbing by 4.98% to $2.95 on heavy trading volume Tuesday afternoon, as gold prices trade in the green.

For June delivery, gold is higher by 0.14% to $1,259.80 per ounce on the COMEX this afternoon.

Gold has advanced for four consecutive trading sessions including today, its longest stretch since the period ended February 9, when gold rallied for five sessions, MarketWatch reports, citing FactSet data.

Additionally, the metal got a boost from a weaker dollar today.

IAMGOLD is a Toronto-based mining company with four operating gold mines.

The company will release its 2016 first quarter results after the market close on May 3.

About 7.3 million of IAMGOLD's shares were traded so far today vs. its average volume of 6.26 million shares per day.

Separately, TheStreet Ratings Team has a Sell with a ratings score of D.

The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow.

Recently, TheStreet Ratings objectively rated this stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon. Not based on the news in any given day, the rating may differ from Jim Cramer's view or that of this articles's author.

You can view the full analysis from the report here: IAG