Yamana Gold Inc. (USA) (NYSE:AUY), AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC)

Yamana Gold Inc. had 20 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (TSE:YRI) has "Sector Perform" rating given on Tuesday, November 24 by RBC Capital Markets.

Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on AUY. BidaskClub upgraded Yamana Gold from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Friday, June 30th. The company's market cap is $3.06 billion.

Raymond James "Reinstates" Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY) in a research note issued to investors on 6/15/17 to Market Perform with price target of $3.3. Analysts have placed a $3.77 price target on Yamana Gold Inc., suggesting a 48.43% gain from recent close. Finally, National Bank Financial reiterated an outperform market weight rating on shares of Yamana Gold in a research note on Sunday, June 4th. The shares were purchased at an average price of C$3.37 per share, for a total transaction of C$84,250.00.

Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY) shares traded -3.05% down during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $2.54. The stock had a trading volume of 5,966,344 shares. Looking back further, Yamana Gold Inc. stock has been -18.81% over the last six months, and -7.83% since the start of the calendar year. Exane Derivatives now owns 298,998 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $825,000 after buying an additional 180,012 shares in the last quarter.

The stock last traded at $2.62 which is a tad above the 50 day moving average which is $2.48 and slightly below the 200 day moving average of $2.81.

According to the analysts, Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY) is expected to announce $0.01/share EPS for the current quarter. The institutional investor held 61,669 shares of the precious metals company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $173,000, down from 1.89 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Yamana Gold had a negative net margin of 23.63% and a positive return on equity of 0.42%. The business's revenue was down 2.3% compared to the same quarter past year. During the same period a year ago, the business earned $0.01 EPS. Equities analysts expect that Yamana Gold will post $0.05 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 13th. The original version of this piece of content can be read at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/07/29/yamana-gold-inc-to-issue-quarterly-dividend-of-0-01-nyseauy.html. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th.

Arlington Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Yamana Gold Inc (AUY) by 96.73% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Yamana Gold Incorporated (NYSE:AUY) had an increase of 27.62% in short interest. Hexavest Inc. now owns 20,123,386 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $55,516,000 after buying an additional 19,088,889 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its position in shares of Yamana Gold by 6.2% in the first quarter. Yamana Gold's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -4.44%. Inc. boosted its position in shares of Yamana Gold by 13.2% in the first quarter. Considering that the stock daily volume of 16.73 million shares, this represents a pretty noteworthy trading in volume size that is above 5 million trading capacity in last session.

Yamana Gold Inc. operates as a gold producer in Canada, Brazil, Chile, and Argentina.