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First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG): Here Are Some Research Recommendations

First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) finished Thursday with an addition of $0.09 to close at $8.85, an upside of 1.03 percent. An average of 5,147,460…

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First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) finished Thursday with an addition of $0.09 to close at $8.85, an upside of 1.03 percent. An average of 5,147,460 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a gain of $0.18 in the past week, and it reached a new high 10 times over the past 12 months. The last 20 days have seen an average of 5,432,185 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 6,239,798.

AG stock has decreased by -0.11% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $8.21 on 12/19/22. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 01/12/23, shares of the company touched a low of $6.31 and a high of $14.59 in 52 weeks. It has reached a new high 5 times so far this year and achieved 6.12% or $0.51 in price. In spite of this, the price is down -39.34% from the 52-week high.

Valuation Metrics

First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 4425.00. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 3.45, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 1.73.

Financial Health

Its gross profit as reported stood at $218.03 million compared to revenue of $584.12 million.

Earnings Surprise

For the three-month period that ended June 29, First Majestic Silver Corp. had $4.68 million in total debt. In the quarter under review, the net income was up than the previous quarter. The company posted a net income of -$40.47 million in the quarter, while revenues were shrunk -404.47%. The analyst consensus anticipated First Majestic Silver Corp.’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $0.02 per share, but it turned out to be -$0.02, a -200.00% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $20.85 million.

Technical Picture

From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 12 January was 53.09%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with historical volatility in this time frame at 40.66%.

As of today, AG’s price is $8.84 +2.08% or $0.18 from its 5-day moving average. AG is currently trading -1.88% lower than its 20-day SMA and +18.95% higher than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is +4.98% above the SMA50 and -33.76% below the SMA200.

The stochastic %K and %D were 73.19% and 73.11%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 0.40. With the 14-day stochastic at 73.68% and the average true range at 0.41, the RSI (14) stands at 51.48%. The stock has reached 0.12 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at 0.15.

Analyst Ratings

TD Securities upgraded First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE: AG) to a a Buy rating in its most recent analyst report. Previously, the stock was rated as a Hold. The consensus rating for First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG) among analysts is Hold. According to current brokerage recommendations, 0 brokerage firms advise that investors sell AG, while 4 suggest investors hold. There are 0 analysts who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 1 analysts, while 1 others rate it as a “buy”.

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

Analysts predict a range of price targets between $7.79 and $12.50, with a median target of $9.22. Taking a look at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts for First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG) stock is $9.62.


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