News headlines about Pan American Silver (NASDAQ:PAAS) (TSE:PAAS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Pan American Silver earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.1353237240568 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
PAAS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Pan American Silver from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. Royal Bank of Canada set a $22.00 target price on Pan American Silver and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. BMO Capital Markets set a $21.00 target price on Pan American Silver and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 23rd. B. Riley upgraded Pan American Silver from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 target price for the company in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and issued a $23.00 target price on shares of Pan American Silver in a research report on Friday, October 6th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the stock. Pan American Silver presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $21.25.
Shares of Pan American Silver (NASDAQ PAAS) opened at $16.18 on Friday. Pan American Silver has a 12-month low of $13.99 and a 12-month high of $21.29. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,490.00, a P/E ratio of 26.52, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 6.61 and a beta of 0.09.
Pan American Silver (NASDAQ:PAAS) (TSE:PAAS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The basic materials company reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.02. Pan American Silver had a return on equity of 5.12% and a net margin of 12.23%. The firm had revenue of $190.79 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $199.43 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.24 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was down 18.3% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that Pan American Silver will post 0.49 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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About Pan American Silver
Pan American Silver Corp. is a silver production company. The Company is principally engaged in the operation and development of, and exploration for, silver producing properties. The Company’s segments include Peru, Mexico, Argentina and Bolivia. The Company also produces and sells gold, zinc, lead and copper.
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