Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) Stake Decreased by Profund Advisors LLC

Lloyd Doyle
January 12, 2018

According to analysts Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY)'s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.01 and can go high up to $0.04. Profund Advisors LLC's holdings in Yamana Gold were worth $836,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Comparatively, Gerdau S.A. posted earnings of $0 per share in the same quarter a year ago. CIBC World Markets Inc. acquired a new stake in Yamana Gold during the second quarter worth about $2,127,000.

TD Securities boosted its price target on Agnico Eagle Mines stock to $55 from $53 - a almost 19% premium to last night's close at $46.30, and sitting in territory not charted since September 2016. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. increased its stake in Yamana Gold by 16.5% during the 2nd quarter. Mackenzie Financial Corp boosted its position in shares of Yamana Gold by 1.7% in the third quarter. The company have shares float of 173.51 million. Stephens Inc. AR raised its stake in shares of Yamana Gold by 1.1% in the 2nd quarter. Institutional investors own 47.19% of the company's stock. Acquires 33,324 Shares of Yamana Gold Inc. A total volume of 12.15 million shares were traded versus to average volume of 10.77 million shares. The stock closing price is now trading upward to its 50 day moving average with change of 3.43%, escalated to its 20 day moving average with figure of 2.13% and above its 200 day moving average with value 5.64%. The "percentage off the 52-week high or low" refers to when a stock current price is relative to where it has traded over the last 52 weeks. These unswerving movements and comparing with its overall performance have shaped higher daily volatility making other factor as constant (Micro/macroeconomic factors). Presently, Yamana Gold (AUY)'s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R is resting at -23.64.

Analysts are expecting average earnings estimates of $0.03 for the current quarter based on the opinion of 9 analysts, relating to high earnings per share estimates of $0.04 and low estimates of $0.01, however Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY) reported $0 earnings per share for the same quarter past year. The company's beta value stood at 0.72. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 9.5% compared to the same quarter a year ago. A low P/E can indicate either that a company may now be undervalued or that the company is doing exceptionally well relative to its past trends.

On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 62.54 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.1, Consequently Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY)'s weekly and monthly volatility is 3.31%, 3.54% respectively. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be paid a $0.005 dividend. This represents a $0.02 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.63%. The ex-dividend date 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. Royal Bank of Canada set a $4.00 price target on Yamana Gold and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. Barclays PLC reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $4.00 price objective on shares of Yamana Gold in a report on Wednesday, January 11th.

Taking a broader look brokerage firms' analysts on the street with an expectant view have Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY) high price target of $4 and with a conservative view have low price target of $2.55. Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY)'s short interest is 17.58 million shares, or 1.88% of the float. The company has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -4.10%. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock.

Gerdau S.A. shares increased 11.84 percent over the past week and rose 31.91 percent over the previous month.

Yamana Gold is a Canadian gold producer with significant gold production, gold and copper-gold development stage properties, exploration properties and land positions in all major mineral areas in Brazil.

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