Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (HMY) stock changed -3.47% to $3.62 on Thursday. The stock registered daily trading volume of 7440612 shares vs to average volume size of 9.64M shares. HMY maintained activity of relative volume at 0.77.

Analysts see the Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (HMY) stock as not a good time to bet to trade as they suggested $2.4 price target for the stock downside to current $3.62 share price. Investors could set buy and sell price points around target prices to maximize returns. The ideal time to sell a stock is usually when it is trading higher than its target price range or during overheated markets. The ideal time to buy a stock is usually when it is trading at a substantial discount to its target price. This discount could be the result of weak market conditions or overreaction to recent company setbacks.

With downside potential target price move of -33.70% comparing to current price, stock can be highly risky or profitable so need to be careful here. Analysts have set a Sell rating on this stock with 4 mean recommendation. However, few traders solely rely on analysts’ opinion to trade instead of careful review on stock. Analysts’ opinion on stock can be helpful to initiate simple analysis.

Technical Indicators and Volatility: Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited stock is trading in normal condition area as its RSI value is 60.07. Where Relative Strength Index helps to understand the price condition of the stock. RSI value is based on last 14-days performance.

Some Investors also rely on moving averages to the price trend for longer time periods. The stock is trading 24.89% from SMA of 20 days and standing 18.79% away from SMA of 50 days while moved 14.68% away from SMA of 200 days.

Beta is also import metrics to determine the excitability of stock as well as the risk factor. Beta stands at 0.04. A beta more than 1 then the stock can be considered risky and when it’s below 1 then stock is less risky.

When seeing the longer performance trend, Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited stock managed to keep 1.97% return for the weekly session and noted performance of 66.06% for monthly period. The stock is showing a move of -0.28% so far this year and uncovered flow of 110.47% in last one year.

The shares price demonstrated 7.42% return for quarterly session while it has presented performance of 10.37% over the past six months. The stock revealed 130.57% change to a low over the previous 12 months and revealed move of -20.26% to a high over the same period.

Analysts usually set price target on assumptions about the company’s fundamentals as well. The Company has EPS of $-0.14.

The Company earnings annual growth is 37.99% in past 5 years decade . Its earnings have shown a growth of 22.80% on quarter over quarter basis while sales growth for quarter over quarter is 56.70%. Looking a yearly overview, the company earnings growth is noted at 50.40% for this year and estimated to achieve 163.64% growth for next year.

Here the Profitability review may help you understand this. Different margins of Company business can help us to evaluate its expenses. Profit Margin of -4.70% tells that the company is earning for every one-dollar sale. The company has operating margin of -3.40% after deducting the variable costs from total sales and gross margin of 11.00% after deducting fixed costs from revenue.

The company has earnings of -3.50% relative to its total asset holdings and generated -5.50% returns as compared to total equity. The company is capable to get -8.20% returns on total investment.