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Analysts From Major Brokerage Firms Release Report On Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY)

The stock of Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) increased by $0.16 on Monday to finish at $4.73, up 3.50 percent. The last five days have seen an average of 16,475,641…



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The stock of Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) increased by $0.16 on Monday to finish at $4.73, up 3.50 percent. The last five days have seen an average of 16,475,641 shares of common stock traded. 21 times new highs were reached in the current year, with a gain of $0.51. The average number of shares traded over the last 20 days was 18,197,336, while the average volume over the last 50 days totaled 24,156,213.

AUY stock dropped -8.51% since last month. On 07/06/22, the company’s shares reached a one-month low of $4.25. The stock touched a high of $6.40 on 04/18/22, after rallying from a low of $3.70 in 52 weeks. The price of AUY stock has risen by 12.09% or $0.51 this year, reaching a new high 21 times. Still, the stock price is down -26.09% from the 52-week high.

Valuation Metrics

Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 30.13. Beta for the stock is 1.37. There are also a few other valuation ratios worth considering, including the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 2.51, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.02, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 20.25.

Company paid $0.03 per share in dividends, remained unchanged from $0.03 last year. A $0.0038 dividend increase was reported on Monday August 2 2021.

Financial Health

For the three months ended March 30, Yamana Gold Inc.’s quick ratio was 1.70, while its current ratio was 2.10, indicating its ability to pay off its debt. The company’s long-term debt to equity ratio for the quarter ending March 30 is 0.17, and the total debt to equity ratio is 0.19. As far as profitability goes, gross margin for the trailing twelve months is 61.30% percent. Yamana Gold Inc.’s operating margin stood at 23.40% for the same period. Based on annual data, it had gross profit of $1.12 billion and revenue of $1.82 billion.

Investors will also look at the performance of the company’s management in order to determine the potential profitability of their investment. AUY’s return on assets (ROA) during the last 12 months has been 1.80%. There was a 2.70% return on investment (ROI) in the past year. In the meantime, the return on equity (ROE) for the last 12 months was 3.40%.

Earnings Surprise

According to Yamana Gold Inc.’s quarterly financial report for the quarter that ended March 30. A lower net income was reported in the quarter under review than the previous quarter. Net income for the quarter came in at $1.61 billion, while revenues fell by -11.56% to $0.0. It was predicted that Yamana Gold Inc.’s quarterly earnings would be $0.09, but it ended up being $0.06. EBITDA was $211.2 million for the quarter. At the end of Yamana Gold Inc.’s most recent quarter ended March 30, its liabilities totaled 3.15 billion, while its total debt was $773.2 million.

Technical Picture

Here’s a quick look at Yamana Gold Inc.’s (AUY) price momentum from a technical perspective. As of 18 July, the RSI 9-day stood at 47.93%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with a 48.91% historical volatility rate.

The stochastic %K and %D were 48.48% and 52.72% respectively, while the average true range (ATR) was 0.26. Based on the 14-day stochastic reading of 62.34%, the RSI (14) reading is 45.78%. On the 9-day MACD Oscillator, the stock is at -0.05, and the 14-day reading is at -0.07.

Analyst Ratings

In its most recent analyst report, BofA Securities raised its rating on Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE: AUY) to a Buy. Prior to this, analysts firm rated the stock as a Neutral. Analysts have assigned Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) an Overweight rating. AUY is a stock that is recommended for selling by 1 brokerage firm, while 3 companies recommend holding. The stock is underweighted by 0 analysts. Among the analysts who rate the stock, 0 rates it overweight and 8 others recommend it as a buy.

What is AUY’s price target for the next 12 months?

The current consensus forecast for the stock is between $5.50 and $8.74, with a median target price of $7.00. In analyzing these forecasts, the average price target given by analysts for Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) is $7.10.

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