Headlines about Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (NYSE:HMY) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the mining company an impact score of 45.7124873285394 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

Shares of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (HMY) opened at 1.805 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $791.85 million, a P/E ratio of 29.590 and a beta of -1.97. Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited has a 52-week low of $1.56 and a 52-week high of $3.51. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $1.93 and a 200-day moving average price of $2.02.

The business also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, October 13th will be paid a $0.0269 dividend. This represents a yield of 2.48%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 12th.

A number of research firms recently commented on HMY. BidaskClub downgraded Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Deutsche Bank AG upgraded Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 18th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold”.

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About Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited

Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in gold mining and related activities, including exploration, extraction and processing. The Company’s segments include South Africa Underground, Surface, and International. The South Africa Underground segment includes Kusasalethu, Doornkop, Phakisa, Tshepong, Masimong, Target 1, Bambanani, Joel, Unisel and Target 3.

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