Yamana Gold (TSE:YRI) (NYSE:AUY) had its target price increased by analysts at National Bank Financial from C$4.50 to C$5.25 in a research report issued on Wednesday, BayStreet.CA reports. The firm currently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. National Bank Financial’s price objective points to a potential upside of 17.45% from the company’s previous close.

A number of other research analysts also recently issued reports on the company. BMO Capital Markets set a C$2.30 price target on Yamana Gold and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 17th. Eight Capital upped their price target on Yamana Gold from C$4.50 to C$5.50 in a report on Thursday, August 8th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity upped their price target on Yamana Gold from C$4.75 to C$5.25 in a report on Friday, July 19th.

Shares of TSE:YRI traded up C$0.13 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching C$4.47. 3,822,486 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,746,938. The company has a market capitalization of $4.12 billion and a P/E ratio of -32.00. The company has a current ratio of 1.66, a quick ratio of 0.17 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 47.02. Yamana Gold has a one year low of C$2.41 and a one year high of C$4.98. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is C$3.75.

Yamana Gold (TSE:YRI) (NYSE:AUY) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 25th. The company reported C$0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of C$0.02 by C$0.01. The business had revenue of C$620.02 million for the quarter. Equities research analysts anticipate that Yamana Gold will post 0.11 EPS for the current fiscal year.

About Yamana Gold

Yamana Gold Inc engages in operating mines, development stage projects, and exploration and mineral properties primarily in Canada, Brazil, Chile, and Argentina. The company primarily sells precious metals, including gold, silver, and copper. Its principal mining properties comprise the Chapada and Jacobina mines in Brazil; the Canadian Malartic mine in Canada; and the Cerro Moro mine in Argentina and the El Peñón and Minera Florida mines in Chile.

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