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January 13, 2018

Legal & General Group Plc increased its holdings in shares of Yamana Gold Inc. The institutional investor owned 1,869,657 shares of the basic materials company's stock after purchasing an additional 194,920 shares during the period. Its Current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.00.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in AUY. The company moved in the past week with shift of 10.29%. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 454,625 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $1,248,000 after acquiring an additional 5,553 shares during the period. Finally, Ameriprise Financial Inc. acquired a new stake in Yamana Gold during the second quarter worth about $11,066,000. Mackenzie Financial Corp now owns 7,414,900 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $19,649,000 after acquiring an additional 122,420 shares in the last quarter.

When it comes to Relative Strength Index (RSI), it is a matchless technical indicator that has been designed by a famous technical expert known as J. Welles Wilder. Sprott Inc. now owns 3,235,366 shares of the company's stock worth $16,824,000 after buying an additional 3,161,788 shares in the last quarter.

The company now has an insider ownership of 0.2 Percent and Institutional ownership of 60.7 Percent. Acquires 33,324 Shares of Yamana Gold Inc. Where the relative strength index (RSI) is a technical momentum indicator that compares the magnitude of recent gains to recent losses in an attempt to determine excess buying & selling conditions of an asset, it is one of the most popular technical indicators, computed on the basis of the speed and direction of a stock's price movement. Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. has 0 buy ratings, 3 holds and 1 sells even after the stock tumbled -52.55% from its high of $8.83 to a $405.3 million market value through last close. The stock's market cap is $3.08 billion. The company reported $0.02 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.02. Average estimation for the current quarter has been provided by 9 analysts. Yamana Gold had a positive return on equity of 0.89% and a negative net margin of 97.73%. Comparatively, Rite Aid Corporation posted earnings of $0.09 per share in the same quarter previous year.

The stock has settled 13.48%, since the beginning of the year when measuring the initial price as compared to the finishing price. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Yamana Gold, Inc. now has a Weekly performance of -0.93%, monthly performance percentage is 29.27 percent, Quarterly performance is 20.45 percent and 6 months performance shows a percent value of 33.61%.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 13th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.005 per share. This represents a $0.02 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th. Yamana Gold's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is -5.41%.

In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and the customers of a company, typically in an attempt to capture the findings for a research report. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada set a $4.00 price target on shares of Yamana Gold and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. The company has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -4.10%. National Bank Financial downgraded shares of Yamana Gold from an "outperform" rating to a "sector perform" rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th.

CIBC raised its price target on Yamana Gold to $3.75 from $3.25, with the brokerage firm saying the company's stronger-than-expected fourth-quarter gold production estimates "bode well for market sentiment and investor confidence".

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