Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) Expects Report Earnings of $0.02 for the Current Quarter

Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) shares traded 2.66% during the most recent session the stock exchanged hands 13.01M shares versus average trading capacity of 11.14M shares, yielding a market cap of $2.52B. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $3.88 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 15 opinions, the mean target was last revised on 04/19/17.

Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) high price target of $6.50 and with a conservative view have low price target of $2.06 with a standard deviation of $1.36. If seeing target price from optimistic overview then it has a 289 percent upside potential from the latest closing price of $2.70.

Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) received “Downgrade” rating by BofA/Merril in a research note issued to investors on Feb-22-17 from Neutral to Underperform.

Additionally on Jan-13-17 Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) was “Downgraded” by Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral and on Dec-12-16 the stock was “Upgraded” by RBC Capital Mkts from Sector Perform to Outperform from $7 to $4.50. Furthermore on Jul-25-16 the stock was “Upgraded” by HSBC Securities from Hold to Buy.

On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 40.88 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.12, Consequently Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) weekly and monthly volatility is 5.19%, 3.94% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 0.63.

In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) has an analysts’ mean recommendation of 2.80. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.

Analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings growth are expecting that Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) will report earnings of $0.02 for the current quarter on or around 5/3/2017 After Market Close, however the company’s high EPS estimates are $0.02 and low estimates are -$0.03. However the company reported $0.03 earnings per share for the same quarter during last year.

Previously Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter on 2/24/2017 After Market Close, missing the consensus estimate of $0.03 by -$0.02. The company posted an earnings surprise of -66.67%.

While considering growth estimates of the company, during current quarter it has -100.00% estimations over growth, comparing to the estimations of 20.00% during current year and 216.70% for next year. Past 5 years growth of Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) observed at -47.18%, looking forward for the next 5 years it has a strong prediction of 42.35% over growth.

Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) revenue estimates for the current quarter are $422.92M according to 5 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $441.6M in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $412.83M. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $1.75B compared to low analyst estimates of $1.52B and high estimates of $1.91B according 17 number of analysts.

Currently Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) shares owned by insiders are 0.20%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 60.70%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded 0.00%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded 4.06%.

Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) trading -54.71% away from its 52 week high of $5.96 and +10.16% far from the stock’s low point over the past 52 weeks, which was $2.45. The stock hit its 52-week high on 7/13/2016, and 52-week low on 3/6/2017.The company’s trailing twelve month income is -290.40M dollars and is paying 0.74% dividend yield annually.

Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) trailing twelve month revenues are $1.79B, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 1.43. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $4.76 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 0.57, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $0.18, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 14.80. The stock has a current PEG ratio of 1.03 where as its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is -8.23.

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