Institutional investors now have $1.12 billion stake in Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY)

Lloyd Doyle
August 21, 2017

Here are a few additional firms who have increased or decreased their stake in (AUY).

Investors and Traders continue to monitor technical levels of shares of Yamana Gold Inc.

Afam Capital, Inc. added to its holdings by buying 3,533 shares an increase of 0.5% as of 06/30/2017.

Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) holds floating shares of 946.28 million and 964.87 million outstanding shares. Tobam now owns 845,100 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $2,326,000 after buying an additional 167,600 shares during the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC increased its position in Yamana Gold by 55.1% in the second quarter. As of quarter end Toronto Dominion Bank had bought a total of 5,800 shares growing its stake by 58.0%. The share last price represents downtick move of -51.09% in value from company's 52-Week high price and shows 21.72% above change in value from its 52-Week low price. The third largest holder is Vanguard Group Inc, which now holds $59.83 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 2.3% of its market capitalization. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board owned approximately 0.31% of Yamana Gold worth $6,990,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. (NYSE:AUY) opened at 2.69 on Monday.

Yamana Gold Inc. has a 52-week low of $2.21 and a 52-week high of $5.41. Looking at a shorter time period, shares have been seen -2.48% away from the 50 day high and 24.43% off the 50 day low price.Covering sell-side analysts have recently weighed in on shares of Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) puts the stock on today's active list.

In the latest earnings report the EPS was $-0.44 and is expected to be $0.02 for the current year with 948,200,000 shares now outstanding. Yamana Gold had a negative net margin of 23.63% and a positive return on equity of 0.42%. The company had revenue of $428.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $428.65 million. Analysts expect next quarter's EPS to be $0.03 with next year's EPS projected to be $0.14. Additionally the company declared a dividend payable on Friday October 13th, 2017. The Company dividend yield observed at 0.84%. The dividend will be $0.005 per share for the quarter which comes to $0.02 on an annualized basis. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday the 28th of June 2017.

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AUY has been the topic of a number of research reports. Raymond James Financial, Inc. reissued a "market perform" rating and issued a $3.25 target price on shares of Yamana Gold in a research note on Thursday, June 15th. The company explores for precious metals, gold, silver, and copper. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Yamana Gold from a "hold" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. Analysts pegging the company with a rating of 3 would be indicating a Hold recommendation. Moving averages are considered to be lagging indicators that simply take the average price of a stock over a certain period of time.

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. It primarily holds interests in the Chapada, El Penon, Canadian Malartic, Gualcamayo, Minera Florida, Jacobina, and Brio Gold mines.

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