Media headlines about B2Gold Corp (NYSE:BTG) (TSE:BTO) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. B2Gold Corp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.4008293182446 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Several analysts have weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of B2Gold Corp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday. National Bank Financial reiterated a “sector perform market weight” rating on shares of B2Gold Corp in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of B2Gold Corp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. Clarus Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of B2Gold Corp in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of B2Gold Corp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 7th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $4.50.

Shares of B2Gold Corp (NYSE BTG) traded up 0.78% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $2.58. 2,529,259 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The company has a market cap of $2.52 billion and a P/E ratio of 129.00. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $2.67 and a 200 day moving average of $2.79. B2Gold Corp has a 12-month low of $2.02 and a 12-month high of $3.55.

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