News stories about DRDGOLD (NYSE:DRD) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. 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 media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.4205191301077 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Separately, ValuEngine lowered DRDGOLD from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 26th.
DRDGOLD traded down $0.01, hitting $2.37, during trading on Friday, according to MarketBeat.com. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 74,474 shares, compared to its average volume of 37,366. DRDGOLD has a twelve month low of $2.23 and a twelve month high of $4.11. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01, a current ratio of 2.14 and a quick ratio of 1.31.
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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