Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY) (TSE:YRI) was upgraded by research analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday.

AUY has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Yamana Gold from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Desjardins reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Yamana Gold in a research report on Monday, December 11th. National Bank Financial downgraded shares of Yamana Gold from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. TD Securities set a $4.00 target price on shares of Yamana Gold and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reissued a “hold” rating and set a $3.00 target price on shares of Yamana Gold in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $3.52.

Shares of Yamana Gold (NYSE AUY) opened at $3.17 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $3,000.00, a P/E ratio of -8.57 and a beta of 0.63. Yamana Gold has a 1 year low of $2.21 and a 1 year high of $3.65. The company has a current ratio of 0.99, a quick ratio of 0.62 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in AUY. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Yamana Gold by 7.6% during the 2nd quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. now owns 82,012 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $199,000 after buying an additional 5,823 shares during the last quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Yamana Gold during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $2,127,000. Stephens Inc. AR boosted its stake in shares of Yamana Gold by 1.1% during the 2nd quarter. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 47,911 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $116,000 after buying an additional 499 shares during the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Yamana Gold during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $11,066,000. Finally, Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A. boosted its stake in shares of Yamana Gold by 9.9% during the 2nd quarter. Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A. now owns 369,000 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $895,000 after buying an additional 33,200 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 40.55% of the company’s stock.

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Yamana Gold Company Profile

Yamana Gold Inc is a gold producer with gold production, gold development stage properties, exploration properties, and land positions throughout the Americas, including Canada, Brazil, Chile and Argentina. The Company’s segments include Chapada mine in Brazil; El Penon mine in Chile; Canadian Malartic mine in Canada; Gualcamayo mine in Argentina; Minera Florida mine in Chile; Jacobina mine in Brazil; Brio Gold Inc (Brio Gold), and Corporate and other.

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