Yamana Gold (AUY) Earns Media Sentiment Score of 0.11

News headlines about Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY) (TSE:YRI) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Yamana Gold earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.6198733201459 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Shares of Yamana Gold (AUY) opened at 2.64 on Wednesday. Yamana Gold has a 12 month low of $2.21 and a 12 month high of $3.95. The company’s 50 day moving average is $2.80 and its 200-day moving average is $2.68. The company’s market cap is $2.50 billion.

Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY) (TSE:YRI) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The basic materials company reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.03 by ($0.07). The firm had revenue of $428.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $428.65 million. Yamana Gold had a positive return on equity of 0.42% and a negative net margin of 23.63%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.01 EPS. Analysts expect that Yamana Gold will post $0.03 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 13th. Investors of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a dividend of $0.005 per share. This represents a $0.02 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th. Yamana Gold’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently -4.44%.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on AUY shares. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $4.00 target price on shares of Yamana Gold and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Yamana Gold from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 20th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Yamana Gold from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Raymond James Financial, Inc. reissued a “market perform” rating and issued a $3.25 target price on shares of Yamana Gold in a research report on Thursday, June 15th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $3.25 target price on shares of Yamana Gold in a research report on Tuesday, June 20th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $3.71.

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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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