Investor's Watch List: Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY)

Investor's Watch List: Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY)

(NYSE:AUY) (TSE:YRI) by 683.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. Vetr lowered Yamana Gold from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $3.33 target price on the a report on Wednesday, April 12th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a "hold" rating and issued a $3.25 price objective on shares of Yamana Gold in a research report on Tuesday, June 20th.

Currently Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY)'s shares owned by insiders are 0.2%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 60.7%. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. This company shares are 56.96% off its target price of $8.79 and the current market capitalization stands at $161M. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average -2.64% and negatively from its 50 days moving average -7.60%. It is meant to chart the current and historical strength or weakness of a stock or market based on the closing prices of a recent trading period. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $5.98 and touched its 52-Week Low of $2.21.

Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY) (TSE:YRI) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 3rd. We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and profitabiliy. Yamana Gold had a negative net margin of 19.31% and a positive return on equity of 0.44%. A total number of 4 analysts provided estimations over revenues. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.01. Yamana Gold's revenue for the quarter was up.6% on a year-over-year basis. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.01 derived from a total of 10 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings.

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Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. raised its position in shares of Yamana Gold Inc.

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in AUY.

As of quarter end Capstone Asset Management Co had sold 1,700 shares trimming its holdings by 1.9%. Analysts giving shares a rating of 1 or 2 would be indicating a Buy. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 117,826 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $331,000 after buying an additional 18,167 shares during the last quarter. WFG Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Yamana Gold by 190.4% in the fourth quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 76,956,143 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $212,390,000 after buying an additional 15,076,270 shares during the last quarter. Creative Planning increased its stake in shares of Yamana Gold by 76.6% in the second quarter. (ATW) have 84.15 million outstanding shares now held by all its shareholders, including share blocks held by institutional investors and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders.

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.