The stock of OceanaGold Corporation (TSE:OGC) gapped up by $0.05 today and has $4.95 target or 22.00% above today’s $4.06 share price. The 8 months technical chart setup indicates low risk for the $2.53 billion company. The gap was reported on Oct, 18 by Barchart.com. If the $4.95 price target is reached, the company will be worth $556.60M more.
Gaps up are useful for using as a support level and to some extent as a tradeable event. If investors already hold the stock and experience a price gap up, then its usually a good idea to hold the stock for a stronger up move. Back-tests of these patterns indicate that two-thirds of the times the stock performance improves after the gap. The area gaps close 89% of the time, the breakaway gaps, 2%, the continuation gaps 4% and the exhaustion gaps 61%. About 3.04 million shares traded hands or 16.48% up from the average. OceanaGold Corporation (TSE:OGC) has declined 0.79% since March 11, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 6.27% the S&P500.
OceanaGold Corporation (TSE:OGC) Ratings Coverage
Out of 7 analysts covering Oceanagold Corporation (TSE:OGC), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 4 “Hold”. This means 29% are positive. $6.50 is the highest target while $2 is the lowest. The $4.44 average target is 9.36% above today’s ($4.06) stock price. Oceanagold Corporation has been the topic of 24 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The company was maintained on Friday, November 27 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of OceanaGold Corporation (TSE:OGC) earned “Outperform” rating by Scotia Capital on Wednesday, September 21. Scotia Capital maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Tuesday, September 1 report. The stock of OceanaGold Corporation (TSE:OGC) has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, October 17 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 8 by Scotia Capital. The stock has “Hold” rating given by Haywood Securities on Friday, February 19. The stock has “Underperform” rating given by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 1. The rating was initiated by Raymond James with “Outperform” on Monday, October 5. The company was maintained on Friday, July 29 by Scotia Capital. The stock of OceanaGold Corporation (TSE:OGC) earned “Outperform” rating by National Bank Canada on Monday, October 5.
More notable recent OceanaGold Corporation (TSE:OGC) news were published by: Marketwired.com which released: “NuLegacy Gold Closes $6.67 Million Strategic Investment by OceanaGold Corporation” on April 13, 2016, also Marketwired.com with their article: “NuLegacy Gold Announces $6.67 Million Strategic Investment by OceanaGold …” published on April 07, 2016, Fool.com.Au published: “Here’s why gold miner OceanaGold Corporation plunged 19% this week” on September 28, 2016. More interesting news about OceanaGold Corporation (TSE:OGC) were released by: Fool.ca and their article: “OceanaGold Corporation Dominates Wall Street Expectations” published on May 02, 2016 as well as Livetradingnews.com‘s news article titled: “OceanaGold Corporation (ASX:OGC) Heffx Trading Outlook” with publication date: October 03, 2016.
OceanaGold Corporation is an Australia gold mining and exploration company. The company has a market cap of $2.53 billion. The Firm is engaged in the production of gold. It has a 19.21 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through three divisions: New Zealand, the Philippines and the USA.
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