Analyst's Review to Watch: Yamana Gold Inc. (USA) (NYSE:AUY)

Investors measure stock performance on the basis of a company's earnings power. "Ultimately, through all this investigation into the company's performance the analyst decides whether their stock is a "buy", sell" or hold". However its weekly volatility is 5.55% and monthly volatility is 3.93%.

Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) now has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 0 while the company's industry has 23.61 P/E and the sector P/E is 39.

Equities researchers at Cormark raised their Q2 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Yamana Gold in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, according to Zacks Investment Research. Vetr lowered Yamana Gold from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $3.33 price objective on the a research note on Wednesday, April 12th. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $3.75 target price on shares of Yamana Gold in a report on Tuesday, February 28th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock.

If you look at the company's income statement over the past years, you will see that the company is constantly posting gross profit: In 2014, AUY earned gross profit of 789.29 Million, in 2015 705.5 Million gross profit, while in 2016 Yamana Gold, Inc. A total of 3.02 million shares exchanged hands as contrast to its average trading volume of 3.98 million shares. Yamana Gold has a 12-month low of $2.40 and a 12-month high of $5.99. The company's market cap is $2.63 Billion, and the average volume is 13.02 Million. The stock price is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -1.63% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -1.21%. Yamana Gold, Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 19.58. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.06 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $-0.03. The Return on Equity ratio of Yamana Gold, Inc. Yamana Gold now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $4.36.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 14th. Cormark analyst R. Gray now anticipates that the basic materials company will post earnings of $0.06 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $0.04. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 28th.

SNY's revenue has declined at an average annualized rate of about -0.2% during the past five years.

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A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company.

The stock of Yamana Gold Incorporated (NYSE:AUY) registered a decrease of 8.21% in short interest. The Arlington Capital Management Inc holds 61,669 shares with $173,000 value, down from 1.89 million last quarter. Raymond James downgraded the shares of AUY in report on Friday, January 15 to "Mkt Perform" rating.

Before looking at the financial values or the trading statistics of Yamana Gold, Inc. Korea Investment CORP bought a new position in shares of Yamana Gold during the first quarter worth $161,000.

The company surged 1.81% and closed its last trading session at $2.77. Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A. now owns 335,800 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $926,000 after buying an additional 15,000 shares during the period. Yamana Gold's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now -1.06%. The Company's divisions 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., and Corporate and other.

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