Barings LLC continued to hold its stake in Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (The) from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, June 29th, reports.

Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. The legal version of this report can be read at BidaskClub raised Gold Fields Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada lowered Gold Fields Limited from a “sector perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Monday, April 24th. Analysts pegging the company with a rating of 3 would be indicating a Hold recommendation. At the time of writing, the First Call consensus price target for the company is $3.22.

Shares of Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) traded down 0.383% on Thursday, hitting $3.905. The stock had a trading volume of 5,023,422 shares. The stock recently touched the 4.04 price, and was noted trading 14.89% away from the 200-day moving average at last check.

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Gold Fields, which has operations in Peru, Ghana, South Africa and Australia, benefits when the currencies in the markets its mines are located in are weaker because its costs are mainly in those units.

Gold Fields said the mining companies meant to defend the suits, but would continue to work with the government, labour and claimants “to seek a solution to this South African mining industry legacy issue”.