In active leading trade session, Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) are plunging -3.44% to trade at $2.53. The firm receives analyst recommendation of 2.80 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 1.20%.
Experts’ Critical Views
The AUY held a rough session during the week but was ready to get some critical analysis. The stock was assessed by a pool of analysts at WSJ and came out with some serious outcomes not to be avoided before making investment. The AUY ratings chart showed that 10 gave HOLD ratings for the current month as 1 analyst opting for Overweight option for same period, whereas, 1 analyst out of pool gave UNDERWEIGHT rating. For stocks’ current month, 5 analysts opted for BUY ratings as compared to 1 opting for SELL in the same period. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 3.74 as compared to current price of 2.53.
Taking look on per share earnings estimates, its next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $0.01 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $0.03 as compared to one month ago of $0.08, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $0.17.
To find out the technical position of Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY), it holds price to book ratio of 0.53 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 13.83. AUY is presenting price to cash flow of 13.87 and free cash flow concluded as 16.96.
EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at 83.00%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 181.54%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 1.34.
Earnings Technical Analysis
For trailing twelve months, AUY attains gross profit margin of 42.40% and operating margin stands at -26.50% that is showing consistency of trends in firm’s earnings. While to figure out more clear vision, firm’s returns on investment calculated as -2.40%; it gives answer about efficiency of different investments in different securities. The returns on assets of Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) also presenting perceptible condition of profitability, it has ROA of -3.30%, the very positive ratio starts from >+15% and very negative hits to <-15%.
The firm has noticeable volatility credentials; price volatility of stock was 4.38% for a week and 4.93% for a month. The performance of Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) for the quarter recorded as -12.29% and for year stands at -15.18%, while the YTD performance was -9.96%. The co attains 0.13 for Average True Range for 14 days. The stock price of AUY is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -11.15% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -18.00%.