The shares of Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) has been pegged with a rating of Sector Outperform by CIBC in its latest research note that was published on January 22nd, 2019. CIBC wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of Yamana Gold Inc., with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. Credit Suisse advised investors in its research note published on September 10th, 2018, to Outperform the AUY stock. The stock had earned Outperform rating from National Bank Financial when it published its report on April 10th, 2018. The stock was given Outperform rating by Macquarie in its report released on February 9th, 2018. Credit Suisse was of a view that AUY is Outperform in its latest report on January 26th, 2018. National Bank Financial thinks that AUY is worth Sector Perform rating. This was contained in the firm’s report on October 31st, 2017.
Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 5 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 2 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Hold while its average price target is $3.86. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 14.50% from its Week high price while it is raised higher than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 30.69.
The shares of the company dipped by -8.03% during the trading session on Tuesday, reaching a low of $2.28 while ending the day at $2.29. During the trading session, a total of 32.83 million shares were traded which represents a -152.18% decline from the average session volume which is 13.02M shares. AUY had ended its last session trading at 2.49. Yamana Gold Inc. currently has a market cap of $2.18B while its P/E earnings growth sits at 1.21, with a beta of 0.83. Yamana Gold Inc. debt-to-equity ratio currently stands at 0.46, while its quick ratio hovers at 0.50. AUY 52-week low price stands at $2.00 while its 52-week high price is $3.23.
The company in its last quarterly report recorded $0.03 earnings per share which is above the $0.02 predicted by most analysts. The Yamana Gold Inc. generated $483.40 million in revenue during the last quarter, which is slightly lower than the $496.77 million predicted by analysts. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded $0.02 earnings per share. Compared to the same quarter last year, the firm’s revenue was up by 33.33%. Yamana Gold Inc. has the potential to record -0.30 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.
Investment analysts at Buckingham Research published a research note on April 12th, 2019 where it informed investors and clients that Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) is now rated as Neutral. Credit Suisse also rated ATVI as Resumed on September 10th, 2018, with its price target of $3 suggesting that ATVI could surge by 14.5% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $45.75/share, analysts expect it to surge higher by -1.51% to reach $52.70/share. It started the day trading at $45.95 and traded between $44.74 and $45.06 throughout the trading session.
A look at its technical shows that ATVI’s 50-day SMA is 44.60 while its 200-day SMA stands at 59.74. The stock has a high of $84.68 for the year while the low is $39.85. The company’s P/E ratio currently sits at 22.72, while the P/B ratio is 3.03. At the moment, only of Activision Blizzard, Inc. shares were sold short. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 12.43M shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 1.38 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of -4.15%. Looking further, the stock has dropped -3.80% over the past 90 days while it lost -42.17% over the last six months.
The change in the stock’s fortunes has led to several institutional investors altering their holdings of the stock. Fidelity Management Research Co sold more ATVI shares, decreasing its portfolio by -12.48% during the last quarter. This move now sees Fidelity Management Research Co selling -11,851,033 shares in the last quarter, thus it now holds 83,115,051 shares of ATVI, with a total valuation of $3,784,228,272. The Vanguard Group Inc meanwhile bought more ATVI shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $2,424,791,164 worth of shares. Capital Research Management Co followed the path by increasing its ATVI portfolio by +49.54% in the quarter. This means that Capital Research Management Co bought 14,899,037 shares in the last quarter and now controls 44,976,660 shares of the ATVI stock, with the valuation hitting $2,047,787,330.
Similarly, SSgA Funds Management Inc increased its Activision Blizzard, Inc. shares by +5.24% during the recently filed quarter. After buying 1,407,840 shares in the last quarter, the firm now controls 28,256,558 shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. which are valued at $1,286,521,086. In the same vein, Capital Research Management Co increased its Activision Blizzard, Inc. shares by during the most recent reported quarter. The firm bought 8,199,396 shares during the quarter which increased its stakes to 17,272,045 shares and is now valued at $786,396,209. Following these latest developments, around 0.60% of Activision Blizzard, Inc. stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.