Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) Quarterly Analysis

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Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Gold Fields Limited (GFI) reported sales (ttm) of 2.75 Billion, whereas, 3 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 2742.45 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 2881.65 million and lower end at 2625.7 million while the year ago reported sale was 3062 million.

3 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter, analysts estimated mean sale target of 2914.22 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 3258.57 million and 2641.08 million respectively.

Gold Fields Limited (GFI) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Jan 25 AMC, whereas, 2 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.14. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.23 and lower end at 0.05 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.26.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.24 reported by 2 number of analyst for the quarter. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.24 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.35 and 0.13 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.1. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 19.46 analysts is at 257.85%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 114.27.

Valuation Ratios of Gold Fields Limited (GFI) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Gold Fields Limited (GFI). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Gold Fields Limited (GFI) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 19.46 while the company’s industry has 257.85 P/E and the sector P/E is 114.27. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 273.22 and low P/E is 14.98, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 325.47 and 166.36 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 4.73 for the industry and 14.73 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, GFI has Beta of -1.02 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 0.9 and 0.93 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of GFI stands at 1.2 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 1.05. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 9.81, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 23.17 and 14.09 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Gold Fields Limited (GFI) stands at -4.71 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at -2.34 and 1.77 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at -22.95 and -2.78.

Gold Fields Limited (GFI) Trading Statistics:

The company surged 0.26% and closed its last trading session at $3.91. The market capitalization of the company is at $3.28 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $6.46 on 08/11/16 and 52-week Low of $2.56 on 12/15/16. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 4.07% and Monthly Volatility of 3.76%. The Beta for the company stands at -1.04 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 0.16.

 

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