Shares of Kinross Gold Corp. (NYSE:KGC) were up 3.2% on Thursday . The company traded as high as $5.20 and last traded at $5.12, with a volume of 6,889,599 shares. The stock had previously closed at $4.96.

Several analysts have commented on KGC shares. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Kinross Gold Corp. in a report on Thursday, June 30th. Jefferies Group upgraded shares of Kinross Gold Corp. from an “underperform” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $6.00 price target on the stock in a report on Thursday, July 14th. Deutsche Bank AG upgraded shares of Kinross Gold Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and increased their price target for the stock from $3.10 to $4.50 in a report on Wednesday, July 6th. Macquarie upgraded shares of Kinross Gold Corp. from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, July 1st. Finally, CIBC increased their price target on shares of Kinross Gold Corp. from $3.20 to $3.80 in a report on Friday, April 8th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $4.45.

The company’s market capitalization is $6.22 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $5.18 and a 200 day moving average price of $3.85.

Kinross Gold Corp. (NYSE:KGC) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May 10th. The mining company reported ($0.01) earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of ($0.01). During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.01 EPS. The business had revenue of $782.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $808.09 million. The firm’s revenue was up .2% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Kinross Gold Corp. will post $0.11 EPS for the current year.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Kinross Gold Corp. stock. State of Wisconsin Investment Board raised its position in shares of Kinross Gold Corp. (NYSE:KGC) by 69.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 995,784 shares of the mining company’s stock after buying an additional 408,900 shares during the period. State of Wisconsin Investment Board owned about 0.09% of Kinross Gold Corp. worth $1,799,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Kinross Gold Corporation is gold mining company. The Company is engaged in gold mining and related activities, including exploration and acquisition of gold-bearing properties, the extraction and processing of gold-containing ore, and reclamation of gold mining properties. Its segments include Fort Knox, Round Mountain, Kettle River-Buckhorn, Kupol, Paracatu, Maricunga, Tasiast and Chirano.

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