Press coverage about Agnico Eagle Mines (NYSE:AEM) (TSE:AEM) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Agnico Eagle Mines earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the mining company an impact score of 46.3949267028008 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
Shares of Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) traded up $1.20 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $44.05. The stock had a trading volume of 1,669,849 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,240,000. The company has a current ratio of 3.85, a quick ratio of 2.70 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28. The company has a market cap of $10,290.00, a PE ratio of 37.65, a PEG ratio of 41.67 and a beta of -0.59. Agnico Eagle Mines has a one year low of $39.30 and a one year high of $51.86.
Several analysts have weighed in on the company. Desjardins reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Agnico Eagle Mines in a report on Monday, December 11th. BMO Capital Markets set a $47.00 price objective on Agnico Eagle Mines and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. Zacks Investment Research cut Agnico Eagle Mines from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, February 5th. Credit Suisse Group set a $62.00 price objective on Agnico Eagle Mines and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, December 28th. Finally, TD Securities boosted their price objective on Agnico Eagle Mines from $53.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 12th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $58.05.
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Agnico Eagle Mines Company Profile
Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd is a Canada-based gold producer with mining operations in northwestern Quebec, northern Mexico, northern Finland and Nunavut, as well as exploration activities in Canada, Europe, Latin America and the United States. It operates through the business units: Northern Business, which consists of its operations in Canada and Finland, such as the LaRonde mine, the Lapa mine, the Goldex mine, the Meadowbank mine, the Meliadine project and the Malartic Mine in Canada, as well as the Kittila mine in Finland; Southern Business, which consists of its operations in Mexico, such as the Pinos Altos mine that includes the Creston Mascota deposit and the La India mine owned by its indirect subsidiary, as well as Exploration Group, which focuses on the identification of new mineral reserves and mineral resources, and new development opportunities in gold producing regions.
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