Featured Stock to Focus: Yamana Gold, Inc. (NYSE:AUY)


Yamana Gold, Inc. (NYSE:AUY) belonging to the Basic Materials sector has declined -6.02% and closed its last trading session at $2.81.

The company reported its EPS on 10/27/2016. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $5.46.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.27. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 2.3 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.36 and 2.3 respectively.

Yamana Gold, Inc. on 10/27/2016 reported its EPS as $0.02 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.04. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.02. This shows a surprise factor of -50%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Yamana Gold, Inc. Earnings, with 11 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.02. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.04 and $-0.01 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $-0.01.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Yamana Gold, Inc. as $491.91 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 5 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 516 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 475.49 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 463 Million.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Yamana Gold, Inc. is 300%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 0%. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -46.67% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 12.4%.

The Company got Upgrade by RBC Capital Mkts on 12-Dec-16 from Sector Perform to Outperform.

15 analysts projected Price Targets for Yamana Gold, Inc.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $7.05. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $3.1 and the Mean Price Target is $5.46.

Yamana Gold, Inc. (NYSE:AUY) has the market capitalization of $2.79 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $5.99 on Jul 13, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $1.38 on Jan 19, 2016. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 1 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 2% and Return on Investment (ROI) of -29.4 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 51.66 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0.81 and ATR value of 0.17. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 5.44% and 4.54%.

Company profile:

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.