Vista Gold Corporation (NYSEMKT:VGZ) has climbed 64.14% in the past week and advanced 83.54% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 66.11% and the outperformance has advanced to 81.87% for the last 4 weeks period.
Vista Gold Corporation (NYSEMKT:VGZ): During Fridays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $1.26 and $1.25 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $1.47. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $1.45, notching a gain of 20.83% for the day. The total traded volume was 4,138,991 . The stock had closed at $1.20 on the previous day.
The company shares have rallied 326.47% from its 1 Year high price. On Jun 17, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $1.47 and the one year low was seen on Jul 22, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $0.83 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $0.52.
On the companys insider trading activities, Earnest Frederick Hume, director officer (President and CEO) of Vista Gold Corp, unloaded 25,171 shares at an average price of $0.26 on September 14, 2015. The total amount of the transaction was worth $6,544, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
Currently the company Insiders own 2.7% of Vista Gold Corporation shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 22.32% of Vista Gold Corporation shares.
Vista Gold Corp. is engaged in the gold mining industry. The Company is focused on the evaluation, acquisition, exploration and advancement of gold exploration and potential development projects, which may lead to gold production or value adding strategic transactions, such as earn-in right agreements, option agreements, leases to third parties, joint venture arrangements with other mining companies, or outright sales of assets for cash and other consideration. The Company operates through mineral exploration segment, consisting of evaluation, acquisition and exploration activities, which are focused principally in Australia and North America. The Companys assets include the Mt Todd gold project in Northern Territory, Australia; the Guadalupe de los Reyes gold/silver project in western Mexico; interest in Midas Gold Corp.; non-core projects in Mexico and the United States, and royalty interests in projects in Bolivia and Indonesia.