Barrick Gold Corporation June 15th Short Interest Update

Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) has seen a shortfall of 54,460 shares or 0.2% in the short interest. The remaining shorts are 2.3% of the total floated shares. The net short interest, as on June 15,2016, stood at 27,102,049 shares and the stocks days to cover will be 1 by factoring in the average per day volume of 18,170,362 shares. On May 31,2016, 27,156,509 shares were shorted. The information was released by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc (FINRA) on June 24th after market close.

Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX): During Fridays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $21.00 and $19.97 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $21.08. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $20.47, notching a gain of 5.79% for the day. The total traded volume was 29,073,557 . The stock had closed at $19.35 on the previous day.

The company shares have rallied 89.89% from its 1 Year high price. On Jun 16, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $21.40 and the one year low was seen on Sep 23, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $18.63 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $13.72.

Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) has climbed 1.79% in the past week and advanced 23.17% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 3.48% and the outperformance has advanced to 26.89% for the last 4 weeks period.

Barrick Gold Corporation (Barrick) is a gold mining company. The Company is engaged in the production and sale of gold and copper, as well as related activities, such as exploration and mine development. The Company operates in segments: eight individual gold mines, Acacia and Pascua-Lama project. The remaining operating segments have been grouped into two other categories: its remaining gold mines and its two copper mines. The Company sells its production in the world market through the distribution channels: gold bullion is sold in the gold spot market; gold and copper concentrate is sold to independent smelting companies, and copper cathode is sold to various manufacturers and traders. The Company has 14 producing gold mines, located in Canada, the United States, Peru, Argentina, Australia, the Dominican Republic and Papua New Guinea. It also holds a 63.9% equity interest in Acacia Mining plc (Acacia) that owns gold mines and exploration properties in Africa.

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