News stories about DRDGOLD (NYSE:DRD) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. DRDGOLD earned a news impact score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.4205191301077 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Shares of DRDGOLD traded down $0.01, hitting $2.37, during midday trading on Friday, according to Marketbeat Ratings. 74,474 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 37,366. DRDGOLD has a one year low of $2.23 and a one year high of $4.11. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01, a quick ratio of 1.31 and a current ratio of 2.14.

Separately, ValuEngine downgraded DRDGOLD from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 26th.

DRDGOLD Company Profile

DRDGOLD Limited engages in the retreatment, production, and sale of gold from surface tailings in South Africa. It recovers gold from surface tailings in the central and western Witwatersrand basin in Gauteng province. The company was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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