Yamana Gold Inc. (TSE:YRI) (NYSE:AUY) – Stock analysts at Raymond James dropped their Q2 2021 earnings per share estimates for shares of Yamana Gold in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, April 5th. Raymond James analyst F. Hamed now forecasts that the company will post earnings per share of $0.08 for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of $0.13. Raymond James also issued estimates for Yamana Gold’s Q3 2021 earnings at $0.10 EPS, Q4 2021 earnings at $0.13 EPS and FY2021 earnings at $0.39 EPS.
Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the company. National Bank Financial cut their target price on Yamana Gold from C$9.00 to C$7.50 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, January 27th. Peel Hunt dropped their price objective on shares of Yamana Gold from C$11.50 to C$11.00 in a research note on Friday, February 5th. Finally, CIBC reduced their target price on shares of Yamana Gold from C$10.00 to C$9.25 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, January 27th.
Yamana Gold (TSE:YRI) (NYSE:AUY) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 11th. The company reported C$0.14 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of C$0.12 by C$0.02. The business had revenue of C$601.91 million during the quarter.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 14th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.033 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 30th. This represents a $0.13 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.31%. Yamana Gold’s dividend payout ratio is 34.23%.
In related news, Senior Officer Richard Campbell sold 5,986 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of C$5.74, for a total value of C$34,359.64. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 114,517 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately C$657,327.58. Also, Director Peter Marrone sold 106,895 shares of Yamana Gold stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of C$5.57, for a total transaction of C$595,405.15. Following the sale, the director now owns 2,248,360 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately C$12,523,365.20. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 130,943 shares of company stock worth $735,585.
Yamana Gold Company Profile
Yamana Gold Inc operates as a precious metal producer. It has gold and silver production, development stage properties, exploration properties, and land positions throughout the Americas, including Canada, Brazil, Chile, and Argentina producer. The company was formerly known as Yamana Resources Inc and changed its name to Yamana Gold Inc in July 2003.
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