News stories about Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY) (TSE:YRI) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Yamana Gold earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.6653414284145 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Is Standing to Counter Long-Term Compulsion: Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) – Stock News Stop (stockmarketstop.com)
- Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) – Is the Stock Overvalued? – Nasdaq Journal (press release) (nasdaqjournal.com)
- Yamana Gold to Issue a $300 Million Corporate Loan (finance.yahoo.com)
- Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) – P/E to Consider – Nasdaq Journal (press release) (nasdaqjournal.com)
- After Hours Most Active for Nov 30, 2017 : WFT, F, AUY, ACWI, NAVI, NUAN, MSFT, NUE, V, FWONK, MU, PFE – Nasdaq (nasdaq.com)
A number of analysts recently issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of Yamana Gold from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, August 19th. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $4.00 price target on shares of Yamana Gold and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. TD Securities set a $4.00 price target on shares of Yamana Gold and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 16th. National Bank Financial downgraded shares of Yamana Gold from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Yamana Gold from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 20th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $3.54.
Shares of Yamana Gold (AUY) opened at $2.58 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $2,409.19, a PE ratio of 63.50 and a beta of 0.64. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35, a current ratio of 0.99 and a quick ratio of 0.62. Yamana Gold has a 12-month low of $2.21 and a 12-month high of $3.65.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 12th. Investors of record on Friday, December 29th will be given a dividend of $0.005 per share. This represents a $0.02 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th. Yamana Gold’s payout ratio is currently -5.00%.
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Yamana Gold Company Profile
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. The Company’s segments include Chapada mine in Brazil; El Penon mine in Chile; Canadian Malartic mine in Canada; Gualcamayo mine in Argentina; Minera Florida mine in Chile; Jacobina mine in Brazil; Brio Gold Inc (Brio Gold), and Corporate and other.
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