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Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI) GF Score

: 79/100 (As of Today)
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Gold Fields has the GF Score of 79, which implies that the company is Likely to have average performance.

The GF Score is a stock performance ranking system developed by GuruFocus using five aspects of valuation, which has been found to be closely correlated to the long-term performances of stocks by backtesting from 2006 to 2021. The stocks with a higher GF Score generally generate higher returns than those with lower GF Scores. Therefore, when picking stocks, investors should invest in companies with high GF Scores. The GF Score ranges from 0 to 100, with 100 as the highest rank.

GF Score takes following five key aspects into consideration:

1. Financial Strength : 7/10
2. Profitability Rank : 7/10
3. Growth Rank : 5/10
4. GF Value Rank : 5/10
5. Momentum Rank : 6/10

Each one of these components is ranked and the ranks also have positive correlation with the long term performances of stocks. The GF score is calculated using the five key aspects of analysis. Through backtesting, we know that each of these key aspects has a different impact on the stock price performance. Thus, they are weighted differently when calculating the total score. The Profitability Rank and the Growth Rank are weighted fully, while other parameters have less weight.

Based on research and backtesting result, GuruFocus believes Gold Fields is Likely to have average performance.

Please click GF Score to see more details on the GF Score's 5 Key Aspects of Analysis.


Competitive Comparison

For the Gold subindustry, Gold Fields's GF Score, along with its competitors' market caps and GF Score data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Gold Fields GF Score Distribution

For the Metals & Mining industry and Basic Materials sector, Gold Fields's GF Score distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Gold Fields's GF Score falls into.



Gold Fields  (NYSE:GFI) GF Score Explanation

Based on the historical long-term performances among five valuation aspects, the GF Score is found to be closely correlated to the long-term performances of stocks. It ranges from 0 to 100, with 100 as the highest. GuruFocus divided GF Score into following 5 categories:

GF Score Performance Potential and All-in-One Screener Examples (1)
91 - 100Highest outperformance potential
81 - 90Good outperformance potential
71 - 80Likely to have average performance
51 - 70Poor future performance potential
0 - 50Worst future performance potential, or not enough data

(1) These are some simple examples. You can access our GF Score filter under All-in-One Screener’s Fundamental tab.


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Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI) Business Description

Address
150 Helen Road, Sandown, Sandton, Johannesburg, GT, ZAF, 2196
Gold Fields Ltd is a producer of gold and is a holder of gold reserves and resources in South Africa, Ghana, Australia and Peru. In Peru, the company also produces copper. The company is primarily involved in underground and surface gold and surface copper mining and silver and related activities, including exploration, extraction, processing and smelting. It conducts underground and surface mining operations at St. Ives, underground-only operations at Agnew, Granny Smith and South Deep and surface-only open pit mining at Damang, Tarkwa and Cerro Corona. The company's revenues are derived from the sale of gold that it produces.