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Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI) 5-Year Yield-on-Cost %

: 44.46 (As of Today)
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Gold Fields's yield on cost for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 44.46.

The historical rank and industry rank for Gold Fields's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % or its related term are showing as below:

GFI' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.52   Med: 22.87   Max: 192.67
Current: 44.46

During the past 13 years, Gold Fields's highest Yield on Cost was 192.67. The lowest was 4.52. And the median was 22.87.

GFI's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked better than
95.36% of 302 companies
in the Metals & Mining industry
Industry Median: 3.615 vs GFI: 44.46

Competitive Comparison

For the Gold subindustry, Gold Fields's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost %, along with its competitors' market caps and 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 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 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Distribution

For the Metals & Mining industry and Basic Materials sector, Gold Fields's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Gold Fields's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % falls into.

Gold Fields 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Calculation

Dividend Yield % and dividend growth of a stock is an important factor for income investors. But if company A raises its dividend constantly faster than company B, company A's future dividend yield might be much higher than Company B's even if their yields are the same now and their stock prices do not change.

Yield on Cost assumes that you buy and the stock today, and hold it for 5 years. If the company raises it dividends at the same rate as it did over the past 5 years, the dividends investors receive annually in 5 years relative to the stock price today.

Therefore, Yield-on-Cost of Gold Fields is calculated as

Yield-on-Cost=Dividend Yield %*(1+Dividend Growth Rate)^5

Gold Fields  (NYSE:GFI) 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Explanation

Of course the risk here is that the company may not raise its dividends as it did before. The key is to select the companies that can consistently raise its dividends. Usually companies with long history of raising dividends tend to do so.

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Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI) Business Description

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.