News articles about Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY) (TSE:YRI) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Yamana Gold earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.0002835762018 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Brokerages Expect Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) to Announce $0.03 Earnings Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Stock Hold Signal: Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) – Street Observer (press release) (streetobserver.com)
- Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) has a value of $2.56 per share While Gentherm Incorporated (THRM) is stand at $30.50 – Stocks Gallery (stocksgallery.com)
- Yamana Gold Inc. Ordinary Share (AUY) Position Increased by Van Eck Associates Corp Last Quarter – First News 24 (firstnewspaper24.com)
AUY has been the topic of several research reports. Vetr upgraded Yamana Gold from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $3.33 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th. TD Securities restated a “buy” rating and set a $5.50 price target on shares of Yamana Gold in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Scotiabank raised their price target on Yamana Gold from $3.50 to $4.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Friday, May 5th. ValuEngine downgraded Yamana Gold from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, National Bank Financial reaffirmed an “outperform market weight” rating on shares of Yamana Gold in a research report on Sunday, June 4th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $3.71.
Shares of Yamana Gold (AUY) traded up 1.13% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $2.69. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 10,794,921 shares. The company’s market cap is $2.55 billion. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $2.50 and its 200-day moving average price is $2.75. Yamana Gold has a 12-month low of $2.21 and a 12-month high of $5.85.
Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY) (TSE:YRI) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The basic materials company reported ($0.04) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.03 by $0.07. Yamana Gold had a negative net margin of 23.63% and a positive return on equity of 0.42%. The business had revenue of $428.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $428.65 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.01 EPS. The company’s revenue was down 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect that Yamana Gold will post $0.01 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be issued a $0.005 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th. This represents a $0.02 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.74%. Yamana Gold’s payout ratio is currently -4.44%.
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Yamana Gold Company Profile
Yamana Gold Inc is a gold producer with gold production, gold development stage properties, exploration properties, and land positions throughout the Americas, including Canada, Brazil, Chile and Argentina. The Company’s segments include Chapada mine in Brazil; El Penon mine in Chile; Canadian Malartic mine in Canada; Gualcamayo mine in Argentina; Minera Florida mine in Chile; Jacobina mine in Brazil; Brio Gold Inc (Brio Gold), and Corporate and other.
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