Stifel lifts Taseko Mines Limited [TGB] price estimate. Who else is bullish?



Taseko Mines Limited [AMEX: TGB] plunged by -$0.03 during the normal trading session on Wednesday and reaching a high of $1.52 during the day while it closed the day at $1.43. The company report on May 9, 2022 that TASEKO’S GIBRALTAR MINE RECOGNIZED FOR OUTSTANDING SAFETY PERFORMANCE.

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Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO) (NYSE American: TGB) (LSE: TKO) (“Taseko” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its Gibraltar Mine near Williams Lake, BC won the John Ash Award at the Provincial Annual Mine Safety Awards on May 5, 2022.

Presented by the Province of British Columbia’s Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation, the John Ash Award is presented annually to the open pit mine in British Columbia working more than 1,000,000 worker hours with the lowest lost time injury-frequency rate.

Taseko Mines Limited stock has also loss -24.34% of its value over the past 7 days. However, TGB stock has declined by -28.86% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has lost -35.00% and lost -30.24% year-on date.

The market cap for TGB stock reached $426.10 million, with 285.77 million shares outstanding and 275.61 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 2.14M shares, TGB reached a trading volume of 3927703 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Taseko Mines Limited [TGB]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for TGB shares is $2.76 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on TGB stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Stifel have made an estimate for Taseko Mines Limited shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on April 19, 2022. The new note on the price target was released on December 16, 2020, representing the official price target for Taseko Mines Limited stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Taseko Mines Limited is set at 0.12, with the Price to Sales ratio for TGB stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.26. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.44, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.57. Price to Free Cash Flow for TGB in the course of the last twelve months was 2.69 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 2.30.

TGB stock trade performance evaluation

Taseko Mines Limited [TGB] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -24.34. With this latest performance, TGB shares dropped by -32.86% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -35.00% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -41.63% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for TGB stock in for the last two-week period is set at 22.48, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 15.97, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 27.94 for Taseko Mines Limited [TGB]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 2.0748, while it was recorded at 1.5920 for the last single week of trading, and 1.9898 for the last 200 days.

Taseko Mines Limited [TGB]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Taseko Mines Limited [TGB] shares currently have an operating margin of +31.85 and a Gross Margin at +37.09. Taseko Mines Limited’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +8.52.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 10.79, with Return on Assets sitting at 3.48.

Taseko Mines Limited’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 2.30 and a Current Ratio set at 3.10.

Taseko Mines Limited [TGB]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $95 million, or 22.50% of TGB stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of TGB stocks are: BENEFIT STREET PARTNERS LLC with ownership of 11,003,722, which is approximately -3.509% of the company’s market cap and around 2.30% of the total institutional ownership; CONNOR, CLARK & LUNN INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LTD., holding 7,387,240 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $10.79 million in TGB stocks shares; and RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES LLC, currently with $9.74 million in TGB stock with ownership of nearly 12.457% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Taseko Mines Limited stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 39 institutional holders increased their position in Taseko Mines Limited [AMEX:TGB] by around 10,577,354 shares. Additionally, 28 investors decreased positions by around 5,416,246 shares, while 30 investors held positions by with 49,067,591 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 65,061,191 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. TGB stock had 20 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,751,633 shares, while 8 institutional investors sold positions of 503,394 shares during the same period.