Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) Valuation According To Analysts

Marco Green
May 14, 2017

The stock of Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) is at 51.25.

Basically, a price target is an individual analyst's projection on the future price of a stock. Sometimes it may seem like it, but analysts don't just pull their price targets out of thin air. Scotiabank restated a "sector perform" rating and set a C$4.00 target price on shares of Yamana Gold in a research report on Friday, January 13th. It may be used by market technicians to enter and exit trades, and it is a useful tool to add to a trading system. Though this may be tiresome for some, the combination of a consistent dividend with an increasing stock price can offer earnings potential powerful enough to get excited about. They now have a United States dollars 6.5 price target on the stock. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 3,734,825 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $19,988,000 after buying an additional 1,358,315 shares during the last quarter. Stephens Inc. AR raised its position in Yamana Gold by 12.9% in the third quarter. Consensus earnings estimates are far from ideal, but they are watched by many investors and play an important role in measuring the appropriate valuation for a stock. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 46.77% of the company's stock. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.03 EPS. Analysts expect Yamana Gold to post earnings of $0.04 per share for the quarter. Earnings, with 8 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.01. It is the "top line" or "gross income" figure from which costs are subtracted to determine net income.

Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) is another stock that is grabbing investors attention these days. The Lower end of the earnings estimate is $0.21, while the higher end of the earnings estimate is $0.38. The Oppenheimer & Company Inc holds 341,140 shares with $14.07M value, down from 356,200 last quarter. Recall, as a general guideline, when the price is above a moving average the trend is considered up. It also depends on the preferences of investors and potential investors. The stock's 50 day moving average price is $2.80 and its 200-day moving average price is $3.01. One equities research 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. (NYSE:AUY), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold.

M was trading -45.22% below its 52-week high and -12.16% below its 52-week low. It has a dividend yield of 5.10% and a 5 year dividend growth rate of 26.01%.

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. ("Yamana") and with a syndicate of underwriters co-led by Canaccord Genuity Corp., CIBC Capital Markets and National Bank Financial Ltd.

A trend analysis is a method of analysis that allows traders to predict what will happen with a stock in the future. In phrases of Market analysis and buying and selling signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference standard is regarded as a bullish indicator, at the same time as the RSI transferring under the horizontal 70 reference standard is visible to be a bearish indicator. Independent Research maintained the shares of IFX in report on Wednesday, August 3 with "Hold" rating. The stock dropped -4.21% beyond one week and declined -11.97% during previous one month session.

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