Basic Material Active Runners: Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM), Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX), Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY)



Newmont Mining Corp (NYSE:NEM) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Investors bought 9,887 put options on the stock, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. This represents an increase of approximately 108% compared to the average daily volume of 4,752 put options. Newmont Mining Corp (NYSE:NEM) stock performance was -0.56% in last session and finished the day at $22.94. Traded volume was 12.03million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 10.55million shares. The beta of the stock remained 0.20. Newmont Mining Corp (NYSE:NEM) insider ownership is 0.10%.

Shares of Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the twenty-seven analysts that are covering the stock,American Banking News.com reports. Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX) rose 1.12 percent to $18.08 Thursday on volume of 12.53million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $17.72 to $18.24. Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX) has a market capitalization of $21.06billion.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) CEO David Lesar sold 71,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 25th. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL)’s stock on Mar 27, 2014 reported a decrease of -0.48% to the closing price of $58.09. Its fifty two weeks range is $36.77 -$59.69. The total market capitalization recorded $49.43billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 10.48million shares. In its share capital, HAL has 847.00million outstanding shares.

Yamana Gold Inc. (USA) (NYSE:AUY) options contracts experienced interesting call activity during the last session. There were 3.3 calls traded for every put contract yielding a 0.30 put/call ratio. Specifically, 4,434 put and 14,596 call contracts were traded. On Thursday, shares of Yamana Gold Inc. (USA) (NYSE:AUY) advanced 0.88% to close the day at $8.91. Company return on investment (ROI) is -5.60% and its monthly performance is recorded as -13.16%. Yamana Gold Inc. (USA) (NYSE:AUY) quarterly revenue growth is 2.65%.

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