Pershing Gold Corp Company Profile (NASDAQ:PGLC)

About Pershing Gold Corp (PGLC)

Pershing Gold Corp logoPershing Gold Corporation is a gold and precious metals exploration company. The Company focuses on exploration, development and mining opportunities in Nevada. The Company is focused on exploration at its Relief Canyon properties in Pershing County in northwestern Nevada. The Company operates its business directly and also through its subsidiary, Gold Acquisition Corp. Gold Acquisition Corp. owns and is engaged in conducting exploration on the Relief Canyon Mine property in northwestern Nevada. The Company is engaged in conducting exploration on the Relief Canyon expansion properties. The Relief Canyon Mine includes approximately three open pit mines, heap leach pads consisting of approximately six cells, approximately two solution ponds and a cement block constructed adsorption desorption-recovery (ADR) solution processing circuit. The Pershing Pass property includes approximately 490 lode mining claims. The Company has not generated any revenues.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Gold
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: PGLC
  • CUSIP: N/A
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $2.96
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $3.13
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $3.69
  • 52-Week Range: $2.67 - $5.02
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -10.57
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $77.57M
  • Outstanding Shares: 26,206,000
  • Beta: 0.87
  • Return on Equity: -38.52%
  • Return on Assets: -37.15%
  • Current Ratio: 14.62%
  • Quick Ratio: 14.62%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Pershing Gold Corp (NASDAQ:PGLC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $5.88 (98.48% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Pershing Gold Corp (NASDAQ:PGLC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/28/2017Roth CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$6.00N/AView Rating Details
6/30/2016Noble FinancialReiterated RatingBuy$4.50 -> $5.50N/AView Rating Details
3/24/2016EuroPacific CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$4.10 -> $6.00N/AView Rating Details
3/23/2016Eurobank EFGBoost Price TargetBuy$4.10 -> $6.00N/AView Rating Details
7/27/2015HC WainwrightInitiated CoverageBuy$8.80N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 3/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Pershing Gold Corp (NASDAQ:PGLC)
Earnings by Quarter for Pershing Gold Corp (NASDAQ:PGLC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Pershing Gold Corp (NASDAQ:PGLC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/12/2016Q2($0.15)($0.12)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Pershing Gold Corp (NASDAQ:PGLC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.68 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.28 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161($0.10)($0.10)($0.10)
Q2 20161($0.13)($0.13)($0.13)
Q3 20161($0.11)($0.11)($0.11)
Q4 20161($0.17)($0.17)($0.17)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Pershing Gold Corp (NASDAQ:PGLC)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Pershing Gold Corp (NASDAQ:PGLC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 39.84%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 18.45%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Pershing Gold Corp (NASDAQ:PGLC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Pershing Gold Corp (NASDAQ:PGLC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Pershing Gold Corp (NASDAQ:PGLC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/9/2017Barry C HonigDirectorBuy20,000$2.90$58,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/30/2017Barry C HonigDirectorBuy10,000$3.09$30,900.00View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017Douglass Scott BarrDirectorBuy3,500$3.33$11,655.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Douglass Scott BarrDirectorBuy4,000$3.85$15,400.00View SEC Filing  
10/19/2016Douglass Scott BarrDirectorBuy2,500$4.27$10,675.00View SEC Filing  
7/8/2016Donald Smith & Co., Inc.Major ShareholderSell90,000$4.89$440,100.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016Barry C HonigDirectorBuy4,500$4.40$19,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/29/2016Barry C HonigDirectorBuy7,500$4.28$32,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2016Barry C HonigDirectorBuy3,000$4.05$12,150.00View SEC Filing  
6/22/2016Barry C HonigDirectorBuy29,000$3.88$112,520.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2016Barry C HonigDirectorBuy55,000$3.91$215,050.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2016Donald Smith & Co., Inc.Major ShareholderSell10,000$3.91$39,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2016Barry C HonigDirectorBuy100,000$3.92$392,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2016Barry C HonigDirectorBuy5,000$4.17$20,850.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2016Barry C HonigDirectorBuy150,000$3.70$555,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Barry C HonigDirectorBuy205,479$3.65$749,998.35View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Frost Gamma Investments TrustMajor ShareholderSell3,037,369$3.65$11,086,396.85View SEC Filing  
4/18/2016Alex G MorrisonDirectorSell55,556$3.82$212,223.92View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Barry C HonigDirectorBuy35,000$3.72$130,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016Barry C HonigDirectorBuy5,000$3.65$18,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016Barry C HonigDirectorBuy17,500$3.57$62,475.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Barry C HonigDirectorBuy4,000$3.67$14,680.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2016Barry C HonigDirectorBuy220,588$3.40$749,999.20View SEC Filing  
1/14/2016Barry C HonigDirectorBuy10,000$3.25$32,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2016Barry C HonigDirectorBuy5,000$3.50$17,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2015Barry C HonigDirectorBuy2,000$3.50$7,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015Barry C HonigDirectorBuy18,000$3.37$60,660.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2015Barry C HonigDirectorBuy3,000$3.61$10,830.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015Barry C HonigDirectorBuy10,000$3.75$37,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/29/2015Barry C HonigDirectorBuy10,000$3.71$37,100.00View SEC Filing  
9/28/2015Barry C HonigDirectorBuy23,000$3.80$87,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/22/2015Barry C HonigDirectorBuy2,500$4.21$10,525.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Frost Gamma Investments TrustMajor ShareholderBuy5,000$5.41$27,050.00View SEC Filing  
7/24/2015Barry C HonigDirectorBuy65,000$3.87$251,550.00View SEC Filing  
7/24/2015Frost Gamma Investments TrustMajor ShareholderBuy25,000$4.03$100,750.00View SEC Filing  
7/23/2015Barry C HonigDirectorBuy5,000$4.39$21,950.00View SEC Filing  
7/22/2015Barry C HonigDirectorBuy10,000$4.68$46,800.00View SEC Filing  
7/21/2015Barry C HonigDirectorBuy5,000$4.80$24,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Barry C HonigDirectorBuy125,000$0.33$41,250.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Barry C HonigDirectorBuy125,000$0.33$41,250.00View SEC Filing  
1/27/2015Barry C HonigDirectorBuy30,000$0.33$9,900.00View SEC Filing  
1/5/2015Barry C HonigDirectorBuy1,787,500$0.28$500,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/31/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy50,000$0.29$14,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/29/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy75,000$0.28$21,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy80,000$0.28$22,400.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy150,000$0.28$42,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy100,000$0.28$28,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy59,750$0.29$17,327.50View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy350,000$0.29$101,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy150,000$0.30$45,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy150,000$0.30$45,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy27,500$0.30$8,250.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy7,500$0.30$2,250.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy75,000$0.31$23,250.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy2,100,000$0.30$630,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/21/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy32,500$0.30$9,750.00View SEC Filing  
10/17/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy86,545$0.30$25,963.50View SEC Filing  
10/15/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy150,000$0.30$45,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/9/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy2,500,000$0.30$750,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy50,000$0.31$15,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy175,000$0.31$54,250.00View SEC Filing  
9/30/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy3,000,000$0.31$930,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy500,000$0.31$155,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/22/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy650,000$0.31$201,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy3,900,000$0.31$1,209,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy150,000$0.32$48,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy250,000$0.32$80,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy220,000$0.32$70,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy300,000$0.33$99,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy800,000$0.34$272,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy60,000$0.34$20,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy150,000$0.34$51,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy450,000$0.34$153,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy100,000$0.34$34,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy150,000$0.35$52,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy475,000$0.35$166,250.00View SEC Filing  
7/11/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy397,333$0.33$131,119.89View SEC Filing  
4/4/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy500,000$0.39$195,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/3/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy275,000$0.39$107,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy850,000$0.39$331,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014Frost Gamma Investments TrustMajor ShareholderBuy100,000$0.37$37,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014Frost Gamma Investments TrustMajor ShareholderBuy127,500$0.37$47,175.00View SEC Filing  
1/29/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy500,000$0.39$195,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/27/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy50,000$0.38$19,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/23/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy200,000$0.36$72,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/17/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy250,000$0.36$90,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/14/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy500,000$0.35$175,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2014Barry C HonigDirectorBuy500,000$0.35$175,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/31/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy515,000$0.35$180,250.00View SEC Filing  
12/27/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy3,730,860$0.34$1,268,492.40View SEC Filing  
12/19/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy500,000$0.35$175,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy300,000$0.35$105,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy167,000$0.35$58,450.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy563,000$0.35$197,050.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy40,000$0.36$14,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy91,000$0.35$31,850.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy254,069$0.36$91,464.84View SEC Filing  
11/18/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy150,000$0.36$54,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy209,462$0.36$75,406.32View SEC Filing  
11/4/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy52,000$0.36$18,720.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy200,000$0.36$72,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy125,000$0.36$45,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy100,000$0.37$37,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/9/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy57,500$0.36$20,700.00View SEC Filing  
10/7/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy200,000$0.36$72,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/2/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy117,500$0.37$43,475.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy40,000$0.37$14,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy300,000$0.37$111,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy155,000$0.35$54,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy75,000$0.34$25,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/16/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy194,400$0.35$68,040.00View SEC Filing  
7/10/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy212,122$0.33$70,000.26View SEC Filing  
7/3/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy20,000$0.34$6,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/28/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy25,000$0.35$8,750.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy100,000$0.34$34,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/25/2013Frost Gamma Investments TrustMajor ShareholderSell187,529$0.35$65,635.15View SEC Filing  
3/26/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy250,000$0.40$100,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy732,000$0.35$256,200.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2013Barry C HonigDirectorBuy100,000$0.35$35,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/27/2012Frost Gamma Investments TrustMajor ShareholderSell668,400$0.38$253,992.00View SEC Filing  
12/24/2012Frost Gamma Investments TrustMajor ShareholderSell750,000$0.39$292,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2012Barry C HonigDirectorBuy3,409,091$0.33$1,125,000.03View SEC Filing  
10/3/2012Barry C HonigDirectorBuy3,409,091$0.33$1,125,000.03View SEC Filing  
9/28/2012Barry C HonigDirectorBuy900,000$0.33$297,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2012Barry C HonigDirectorBuy100,000$0.34$34,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2012Barry C HonigDirectorBuy35,000$0.33$11,550.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2012David RectorDirectorBuy18,000$0.32$5,760.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Pershing Gold Corp (NASDAQ:PGLC)
Latest Headlines for Pershing Gold Corp (NASDAQ:PGLC)
DateHeadline logoPershing Gold to Present at 29th Annual ROTH Conference (NASDAQ:PGLC) - March 13 at 6:55 PM logoPershing Gold to Exhibit at 2017 Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada International Convention ... - PR Newswire (press release) (NASDAQ:PGLC) - March 4 at 12:14 AM logoPershing Gold to Exhibit at 2017 Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada International Convention & Investors Exchange (NASDAQ:PGLC) - March 2 at 8:40 AM logoPershing Gold Announces Completion of the Environmental Permitting Process for the Relief Canyon Mine (NASDAQ:PGLC) - February 28 at 2:33 PM logo8:05 am Pershing Gold completes the environmental permitting process and has secured all of the permits necessary to restart and expand the Relief Canyon Mine (NASDAQ:PGLC) - February 28 at 2:33 PM logoAgnico Eagle (AEM) Q4 Earnings, Sales Miss Estimates - Nasdaq (NASDAQ:PGLC) - February 16 at 11:50 PM logoThe Gold Report Examines How Pershing Gold Is Laser-Focused on Restarting Relief Canyon (NASDAQ:PGLC) - February 3 at 8:02 PM logoHow to Get in on the Gold Rush, With Prices Set to Rise to $1,500 (NASDAQ:PGLC) - February 1 at 9:23 PM logoPershing Gold Insiders Invest in Company (NASDAQ:PGLC) - January 31 at 8:18 PM logoFriday 1/20 Insider Buying Report: MG, PGLC (NASDAQ:PGLC) - January 20 at 8:02 PM logoPershing Gold Concludes 2016 Phase 1 Drilling Program and Shifts Focus to Pre-Feasibility Study and Restart of ... - PR Newswire (press release) (NASDAQ:PGLC) - January 11 at 1:08 AM


Frequently Asked Questions for Pershing Gold Corp (NASDAQ:PGLC)

What is Pershing Gold Corp's stock symbol?

Pershing Gold Corp trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PGLC."

How were Pershing Gold Corp's earnings last quarter?

Pershing Gold Corp (NASDAQ:PGLC) announced its earnings results on Friday, August, 12th. The company reported ($0.12) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.15) by $0.03.

Where is Pershing Gold Corp's stock going? Where will Pershing Gold Corp's stock price be in 2017?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Pershing Gold Corp's shares. Their forecasts range from $5.50 to $6.00. On average, they expect Pershing Gold Corp's share price to reach $5.88 in the next twelve months.

Who owns Pershing Gold Corp stock?

Pershing Gold Corp's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Ruffer LLP (0.55%), Aegis Financial Corp (0.47%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.15%). Company insiders that own Pershing Gold Corp stock include Alex G Morrison, Barry C Honig, Donald Smith & Co, Inc, Douglass Scott Barr and Frost Gamma Investments Trust.

Who sold Pershing Gold Corp stock? Who is selling Pershing Gold Corp stock?

Pershing Gold Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC. Company insiders that have sold Pershing Gold Corp stock in the last year include Alex G Morrison, Donald Smith & Co, Inc and Frost Gamma Investments Trust.

Who bought Pershing Gold Corp stock? Who is buying Pershing Gold Corp stock?

Pershing Gold Corp's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Aegis Financial Corp and Ruffer LLP. Company insiders that have bought Pershing Gold Corp stock in the last two years include Barry C Honig, Douglass Scott Barr and Frost Gamma Investments Trust.

How do I buy Pershing Gold Corp stock?

Shares of Pershing Gold Corp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Pershing Gold Corp stock cost?

One share of Pershing Gold Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.96.

Pershing Gold Corp (PGLC) Chart for Wednesday, March, 22, 2017

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