Media headlines about B2Gold Corp (NYSE:BTG) (TSE:BTO) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. B2Gold Corp earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.9765099781987 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on BTG shares. Clarus Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of B2Gold Corp in a research report on Thursday, May 4th. Zacks Investment Research raised B2Gold Corp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. National Bank Financial reissued a “sector perform market weight” rating on shares of B2Gold Corp in a research report on Monday, July 31st. BidaskClub cut B2Gold Corp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Finally, ValuEngine cut B2Gold Corp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $4.81.

B2Gold Corp (NYSE BTG) traded down 6.00% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $2.35. The stock had a trading volume of 3,746,590 shares. B2Gold Corp has a 1-year low of $2.02 and a 1-year high of $3.65. The company’s 50 day moving average is $2.74 and its 200 day moving average is $2.81. The company has a market cap of $2.29 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 117.50.

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