Vista Gold stock: buy or sell?

VGZ stock price: $0.78 -3.70% At close on February 26th, 2020

Updated on:
February 26th, 2020

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Shares of Vista Gold plunged a terrifying -3.70% and closed at $0.78. On Friday VGZ rocketed a dazzling 7.23%. On February 24th VGZ collapsed a chilling -5.06%.

Vista Gold Corp., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the evaluation, acquisition, exploration, and advancement of gold exploration and potential development projects primarily in Australia.

Should I buy Vista Gold stock?

Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. That's why is so important to choose your own trading plan that matches with your character as inversor. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.

Currently, Vista Gold stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean VGZ will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Vista Gold stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for VGZ stock for the last month.

Vista Gold stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of Vista Gold ended today at $0.78 and plunged a terrifying -3.70%.

Vista Gold closed today at $0.78 and plunged a terrifying -3.70%. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed up on Thursday, VGZ climbed $0.07 (9.86%).

VGZ stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After boosting a dazzling 15.66% in a week last week, Vista Gold closed this week at $0.78 and collapsed a bloodcurdling -6.02%.

Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up last week, VGZ climbed $0.08 (11.43%).

VGZ stock chart (weekly)

Vista Gold stock price history

Vista Gold IPO was on November 30th, 1984 at $0.00 per share1. Since then, VGZ stock surged a inf%, with a yearly average of inf%. If you had invested $1,000 in Vista Gold stock in 1984, it would worth $inf today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

Vista Gold stock historical price chart

VGZ stock reached 52-week highs on August at $1.05, and all-time highs 1987-04-14 with a price of 295.

Vista Gold stock price target

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. For the last 30 days we have not found any price forecast for Vista Gold stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

, Vista Gold reported its latest financial data, posting an amazing growth for the Earnings per Share (EPS). Analyst were expecting $-0.02 per share, but Vista Gold posted $-0.04.
VGZ earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a-0.03n/a
2017-Q2-n/a-0.03n/a
2017-Q3-n/a-0.03n/a
2017-Q42018-03-06n/a-0.03n/a
2018-Q12018-04-27n/a-0.01n/a
2018-Q22018-07-25n/a-0.02n/a
2018-Q32018-10-29-0.02-0.02n/a
2018-Q42019-02-22-0.02-0.04n/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In , Vista Gold annual turnover to M dollars from marked in . When comparing vs , , profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) a to .

VGZ annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY

Quarterly financial results

Reported quarter income marked $-3.78 M with a profit margin of . Profit margin stayed constant a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was inf%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Vista Gold sales marked a neutral movement and stayed constant a nan%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Vista Gold posted 7 positive quarters in a row.
VGZ quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2

Vista Gold ownership

When you are planning to invest in a stock, it's always worth to check its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Vista Gold, 3.45% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of Vista Gold stock, 30.76% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for VGZ stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Vista Gold:

VGZ
Market cap$78.4 M
Total shares100.5 M
Float shares78.5 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)30.8%
  - Insider holdings (%)3.5%
Shares in short selling0.0%

Vista Gold summary

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
Open$0.82
Close$0.78
Day range$0.77 - $0.84
Previous close$0.81
Session gain-3.70%
Average true range$0.05
50d mov avg$0.70
100d mov avg$0.71
200d mov avg$0.76
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lt03a

Vista Gold performance

To measure stock performance is always good to compare with competitors or related stocks. For Vista Gold, the comparison is made against .
Stock3m6m12m
VGZVista Gold30.00%-18.75%5.41%

Vista Gold competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Vista Gold competitor. This doesn't mean Vista Gold does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.