Randall Chatwin Sells 13,891 Shares of B2Gold Corp. (TSE:BTO) Stock

B2Gold Corp. (TSE:BTOGet Rating) (NYSE:BTG) Senior Officer Randall Chatwin sold 13,891 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$4.48, for a total value of C$62,231.68. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 31,165 shares of the company’s stock, valued at C$139,619.20.

B2Gold Stock Up 1.6 %

Shares of BTO stock opened at C$4.48 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of C$4.76 billion and a P/E ratio of 9.53. B2Gold Corp. has a one year low of C$3.84 and a one year high of C$6.39. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of C$4.32 and a 200 day moving average price of C$4.97. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.22, a current ratio of 4.64 and a quick ratio of 2.97.

B2Gold (TSE:BTOGet Rating) (NYSE:BTG) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 3rd. The company reported C$0.05 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of C$0.07 by C($0.02). The company had revenue of C$487.55 million during the quarter. Analysts predict that B2Gold Corp. will post 0.462987 earnings per share for the current year.

B2Gold Increases Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.053 per share. This is a positive change from B2Gold’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.04. This represents a $0.21 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.73%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 20th. B2Gold’s dividend payout ratio is currently 34.04%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several research firms have recently weighed in on BTO. National Bankshares reduced their price objective on B2Gold from C$8.00 to C$7.50 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, August 5th. TD Securities raised B2Gold from a “buy” rating to an “action list buy” rating and set a C$9.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, September 12th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, B2Gold presently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of C$7.50.

About B2Gold

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B2Gold Corp. operates as a gold producer with three operating mines in Mali, the Philippines, and Namibia. It operates the Fekola Mine in Mali, the Masbate Mine in the Philippines, and the Otjikoto Mine in Namibia. The company also has an 25% interest in the Calibre Mining Corp.; and approximately 19% interest in BeMetals Corp.

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