News articles about Agnico Eagle Mines (NYSE:AEM) (TSE:AEM) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Agnico Eagle Mines earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the mining company an impact score of 44.8725581209854 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- 5 Top Stocks for Your Starter Portfolio (fool.ca)
- 2018 Shaping Up as an Inflection Year for Colibri Resources – Baystreet.ca (baystreet.ca)
- Why Agnico Eagle Mines Is an Analyst Favorite (finance.yahoo.com)
- FY2017 EPS Estimates for Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd (AEM) Increased by Analyst (americanbankingnews.com)
- Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) PT Raised to $55.00 (americanbankingnews.com)
Several brokerages recently weighed in on AEM. Zacks Investment Research lowered Agnico Eagle Mines from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, October 6th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $47.00 price objective on shares of Agnico Eagle Mines in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Royal Bank of Canada set a $53.00 price objective on Agnico Eagle Mines and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. TD Securities set a $53.00 price objective on Agnico Eagle Mines and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, CSFB increased their price objective on Agnico Eagle Mines from $59.00 to $62.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 28th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $58.05.
Agnico Eagle Mines (NYSE:AEM) (TSE:AEM) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The mining company reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.11. Agnico Eagle Mines had a return on equity of 5.61% and a net margin of 12.47%. research analysts expect that Agnico Eagle Mines will post 1.01 earnings per share for the current year.
About Agnico Eagle Mines
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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