Virtu Financial LLC grew its holdings in B2Gold Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:BTG) (TSE:BTO) by 201.6% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 129,105 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after purchasing an additional 86,302 shares during the quarter. Virtu Financial LLC’s holdings in B2Gold were worth $177,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd acquired a new position in B2Gold in the second quarter worth $112,000. Alliancebernstein L.P. acquired a new position in B2Gold in the second quarter worth $124,000. World Asset Management Inc acquired a new position in B2Gold in the second quarter worth $155,000. ARP Americas LLC boosted its stake in B2Gold by 63.7% in the third quarter. ARP Americas LLC now owns 69,666 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $192,000 after purchasing an additional 27,100 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank boosted its stake in B2Gold by 18.0% in the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 70,650 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $199,000 after purchasing an additional 10,800 shares in the last quarter.

BTG has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. ValuEngine upgraded B2Gold from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. National Bank Financial upgraded B2Gold from a “sector perform market weight” rating to an “outperform market weight” rating in a research report on Monday, September 25th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded B2Gold from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $3.25 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded B2Gold from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $3.63.

Shares of B2Gold Corp (NYSEAMERICAN BTG) traded up $0.02 during trading on Friday, hitting $2.87. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,121,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,468,144. B2Gold Corp has a 12 month low of $2.02 and a 12 month high of $3.55.

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