Anglo American plc
Is Wall Street Playing It Safe with Freeport-McMoRan?
Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) has received a “buy” or higher rating from nine analysts, while three analysts rated it as a “sell.”
Is Freeport-McMoRan’s Valuation Attractive?
Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) is valued at an EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) of 4.7x its 2018 consensus EBITDA.
How Glencore Plans to Allocate Capital amid Strong Finances
Glencore’s (GLEN-L) financial position has improved greatly since 2015, when concerns over near-term debt maturities—coupled with falling commodity prices—triggered a massive sell-off in the stock.
Understanding Freeport’s Capital Allocation Strategy
As copper market conditions have improved, companies have also taken another look at their capital allocation strategies.
What Are Analysts Recommending for Antofagasta in 1Q18?
Antofagasta has received a “strong buy” rating from four analysts, while one analyst has given it a “buy” rating.
How Analysts Are Rating Anglo American in 2018
Anglo American (AAL-L) has received a “strong buy” rating from four analysts, while eight analysts have given it a “buy” rating.
How Analysts Have Changed Their Ratings on Glencore in 2018
Glencore (GLEN-L) has received a “strong buy” rating from five analysts, while 14 analysts have given it a “buy” or some equivalent rating.
Freeport-McMoRan Is Positive on Copper’s Outlook
Looking at major copper miners’ 2018 operating plans, global mined copper production could increase on a yearly basis this year.
These Factors Could Drive Freeport’s 4Q17 Financial Performance
Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expect Freeport to post adjusted EBITDA of $2.0 billion in 4Q17.
Are the Markets Getting Too Optimistic about Electric Vehicles?
Electric vehicles have been the emerging theme in global automotive markets. Are electric vehicles going to reshape the metals markets like some analysts are expecting?
Analyzing Copper Miners’ Cost Progression
Freeport expects its copper after by product unit cash cost to average $1.19 per pound in 2017, which implies a 4Q17 unit production cost of $0.98 per pound.
China’s Copper Import Data Could Provide a Lifeline to Bears
Analysts see Chinese copper imports as an indicator of the country’s copper demand.
Respite for Freeport as Chinese Copper Imports Spike in September
China imported 430,000 metric tons of unwrought copper and copper products in September 2017, in contrast to 340,000 metric tons in September 2016.
Copper’s on a High: Why Investors Are Optimistic
Copper prices have regained momentum in October after showing weakness in the last month. So far, copper has risen 4.9% in October.
Why Turquoise Hill Resources’ Analyst Ratings Matter
Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ) has received a “strong buy” rating from two analysts, while three analysts have rated the stock a “buy.”