B2Gold: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) _ B2Gold Corp. (BTG) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $168.5 million.

The Vancouver, British Columbia-based company said it had profit of 16 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were 14 cents per share.

The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 13 cents per share.

The gold, silver and copper miner posted revenue of $479.5 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported profit of $628.1 million, or 59 cents per share. Revenue was reported as $1.79 billion.

In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, the company's shares hit $4.83. A year ago, they were trading at $4.79.


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