|Bid||2.34 x 1400|
|Ask||2.35 x 3100|
|Day's Range||2.2900 - 2.4100|
|52 Week Range||2.0000 - 3.8000|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.09|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.02 (0.82%)|
|1y Target Est||3.86|
Strong production momentum continued into the fourth quarter and for the full year 2018. Fourth quarter and full year 2018 production results from Yamana’s six mines are presented in the following tables.
Is Barrick Worth a Look after Its Merger with Randgold? (Continued from Prior Part) ## Multiple upgrades for Barrick Most analysts are positive on Barrick (GOLD) regarding its merger with Randgold Resources. Immediately after the merger announcement, Citi (C) analyst Alexander Hacking upgraded Barrick Gold from a “neutral” to a “buy” and raised its target price from $11 to $14. According to The Fly, the analyst believes that the acquisition is a win on two levels. Barrick Gold gets a new CEO, who is one of the most successful CEOs in the sector, and the move adds “significant credibility” to the turnaround. TD Securities also upgraded Barrick Gold from a “hold” to a “buy” after the announcement of the acquisition. ## CIBC resumed coverage with an “outperform” On January 2, CIBC analyst Anita Soni said that following the merger, there’s a 26% upside for the stock from its 2018 closing price. CIBC resumed coverage of Barrick with an “outperform” rating and a target price of $17. The company believes that the new entity’s strong management team and high concentration of Tier 1 assets should drive industry-leading returns. ## Barrick’s outperformance since the merger Overall, the merger seems to be positive news for the market as well. Barrick stock has risen 25% since the announcement of the merger as of January 4. In comparison, the VanEck Vector Gold Miners ETF (GDX) and the SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD) have risen just 13.4% and 7.0%, respectively. Peers Goldcorp (GG) and Yamana Gold (AUY) have returned -8.4% and -2.4%, respectively, in the same period. Continue to Next Part Browse this series on Market Realist: * Part 1 - Is Barrick Worth a Look after Its Merger with Randgold? * Part 2 - Will the GOLD Merger Expedite the Tanzania Dispute’s Resolution? * Part 3 - Barrick Could Emerge Leaner and Stronger after an Asset Review
Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) soared 6.51% to $2.29 per share on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday following the company's announcement that Executive Chairman Peter Marrone has increased his ownership of the Canadian miner. President and CEO Daniel Racine also invested in additional shares. Marrone's stake increased 66.4% to 1,628,395 common shares, while Racine's position was boosted 41.4% to 239,176 common shares.
My favorite miners are Barrick Gold Corp. Barrick has been above its 200-day simple moving average at $12.35 since Oct. 15 and a "golden cross" formed on Nov. 27. Newmont is below its 200-day SMA at $35.48 but this stock has had a positive weekly chart since Nov. 2.
NYSE:AUY) (“Yamana” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Executive Chairman, Peter Marrone, has purchased an additional 650,000 common shares of Yamana. This brings Mr. Marrone’s total share and share-equivalent ownership in the Company to over 4.84 million shares, with the ownership details presented in the table below. Additionally, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Daniel Racine, has purchased an additional 70,000 common shares, bringing his total share and share equivalents ownership to over 731,000 shares.
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / December 18, 2018 / U.S. equities extended losses on Monday as investors await details from the Federal Reserve's final policy meeting of 2018 on Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial ...
While the market driven by short-term sentiment influenced by uncertainty regarding the future of the interest rate environment in the US, declining oil prices and the trade war with China, many smart money investors are keeping their optimism regarding the current bull run, while still hedging many of their long positions. However, as we know, […]
According to a report by the World Gold Council (or WGC), holdings in gold ETFs rose for the second consecutive month in November to 21.2 tons to a total of 2,365 tons. It also said that the global gold-backed ETF flows are now positive in US dollar (UUP) terms for the year. ETF flows were positive for the first time in four months. The renewed buying interest from investors was on account of increased market volatility and the equity market sell-off.
Analysts at BMO Capital Markets, the investment banking subsidiary of Bank of Montreal (BMO), took action on gold mining stocks on Monday. BMO downgraded Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) to market perform from outperform, initiated coverage on AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (AU) with a market perform rating and on Gold Fields Ltd. (GFI) with an underperform rating. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 6 Warning Signs with AU.
Which Gold Miners Have Shown Upside Potential since Q3? Since high debt levels can strain a company’s credit rating and growth decisions, it’s important to look at its financial leverage. Barrick Gold (ABX) and Newmont Mining (NEM) have come a long way as far as their financial leverages are concerned.
The gold miner's most important growth project began operations on time and on budget, but it ran into unexpected headwinds courtesy of the government of Argentina.
Newmont Mining (NEM) saw its debt rise at the peak of the cycle due to expensive acquisitions, which have now been brought under control. Its net debt at the end of the third quarter was ~$1.1 billion compared to $1.9 billion at the end of 2016. Newmont’s net debt-to-adjusted EBITDA multiple was 0.4x at the end of the third quarter compared to 0.7x at the end of the second quarter of 2017 and 1.3x at the end of 2015.
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Ray Dalio, chair and chief investment officer of Bridgewater Associates, has maintained the fund’s stake in the SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD) and the second-largest physical gold-backed ETF, the iShares Gold Trust ETF (IAU). Bridgewater Associates kept its holdings at 3.91 million shares in GLD and 11.31 million shares in IAU in the third quarter, according to Fintel.
The COMEX gold futures contract has been trading around its "reversion to the mean" since the week of June 17, 2016, and this 200-week simple moving average is now $1,235.1 per troy ounce. Barrick Gold Corporation ( ABX), Yamana Gold Inc. ( AUY), Goldcorp Inc. ( GG) and Newmont Mining Corporation ( NEM) have been lagging gold futures, so investing in these stocks makes sense as an alternative asset allocation given the high probability that the stock market is forming a global bear market. Gold futures and Barrick Gold are in correction territory, while the other gold mining stocks Yamana Gold, Goldcorp and Newmont Mining are in bear market territory.
As Positive Catalysts for Gold Emerge, Which Miners May Benefit? Among intermediate gold miners (GDXJ), Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) has the highest forward EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value-to-EBITDA) multiple of 10.6x, which implies a whopping premium of 76.0% to its close peers. AEM’s strong operational consistency and its exploration program support a higher multiple for the stock.
Historically, IAMGOLD (IAG) has traded at a lower valuation than its peers. Due to its significant turnaround in 2017, the stock’s multiple rerated in 2017, and it’s since reverted back due to IAG’s weak operational performance.