BidaskClub upgraded shares of Sibanye Gold Limited (NYSE:SBGL) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Tuesday.

A number of other research analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG upgraded shares of Sibanye Gold Limited from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Friday, October 13th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Sibanye Gold Limited from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $5.25 price target on the stock in a research report on Friday, October 13th. Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of Sibanye Gold Limited from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating in a research report on Monday, October 9th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Sibanye Gold Limited from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $5.25.

Sibanye Gold Limited (NYSE SBGL) opened at $5.47 on Tuesday. Sibanye Gold Limited has a 52 week low of $4.10 and a 52 week high of $7.99. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 1.03 and a quick ratio of 0.83.

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Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. ING Groep NV increased its holdings in shares of Sibanye Gold Limited by 40.3% in the 2nd quarter. ING Groep NV now owns 23,857 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $110,000 after acquiring an additional 6,857 shares during the period. Creative Planning increased its holdings in shares of Sibanye Gold Limited by 26.6% in the 2nd quarter. Creative Planning now owns 35,815 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $166,000 after acquiring an additional 7,529 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its holdings in shares of Sibanye Gold Limited by 63.4% in the 3rd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 32,950 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $147,000 after acquiring an additional 12,785 shares during the period. World Asset Management Inc increased its holdings in shares of Sibanye Gold Limited by 117.3% in the 2nd quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 31,058 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $144,000 after acquiring an additional 16,766 shares during the period. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its holdings in shares of Sibanye Gold Limited by 34.0% in the 1st quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 69,448 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $612,000 after acquiring an additional 17,632 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 34.82% of the company’s stock.

About Sibanye Gold Limited

Sibanye Gold Limited is an independent, global precious metal mining company. The Company is engaged in producing a mix of metals that includes gold and the platinum group metals (PGMs). Its projects are grouped by two regions: the Southern Africa region and the Americas region. Its products include gold, platinum group metals and by-products.

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