|Bid||3.20 x 0|
|Ask||3.23 x 0|
|Day's Range||3.19 - 3.33|
|52 Week Range||3.03 - 4.68|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Earnings Date||Oct 24, 2018 - Oct 29, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.03 (0.80%)|
|1y Target Est||3.97|
The Canadian mid-tier gold producer's stock has not hit a new 52-week low yet, but the share price is just a few cents above the lowest price listed by the technical indicator. Yamana Gold is trading cheaply on the New York Stock Exchange. Following a 12% drop in the market value for the 52 weeks through Sept. 12 the share price is $2.50 as of Thursday morning, and is below the 200-, 100- and 50-day simple moving average lines.
Compounded with the drop in the price of gold, mixed earnings reports sent several gold mining companies' stocks south in the final days of summer.
Canada's Yamana Gold Inc said on Wednesday Argentina's proposal to impose new tax on exports could hurt its cash flow despite the company taking steps to mitigate the impact. The South American country, which is facing an economic crisis, announced new temporary export taxes on grains and other goods last week in a bid to balance its budget in 2019. Yamana, which operates the Cerro Moro, Agua Rica and the Gualcamayo mines in Argentina, said it was taking a number of measures including adjusting its foreign exchange hedging program due to currency fluctuation in Argentina and other countries.
NYSE:AUY) (“Yamana” or “the Company”) is herein providing details on recently executed additions to the Company’s foreign exchange hedging program and the potential impacts of the announced imposition of an export tax in Argentina. In aggregate, the Company continues to be well positioned to generate a step change in cash flow in 2019.
To a point, companies try to optimize their debt-to-equity mixes. In fact, it isn’t always bad to carry debt if a company can repay it through earnings.
One way to assess a company’s liquidity is to calculate its current ratio. Newmont Mining (NEM) and Kinross Gold (KGC) are doing the best among senior miners with ratios of 4.6x and 3.7x, respectively. Goldcorp (GG) and Yamana Gold (AUY), on the other hand, have the lowest current ratios of 1.01x and 1.04x, respectively.
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Newmont Mining (NEM) saw its debt rise at the peak of the cycle due to expensive acquisitions. These companies are now focusing on steadily paying off their debt.
Newmont Mining’s (NEM) AISC (all-in sustaining costs) totaled $1,024 per ounce in the second quarter, 16.0% higher YoY (year-over-year) and 5.2% higher sequentially. This represents the temporary rise in costs for Newmont Mining in 2018 as the company executes its stripping campaigns at Carlin, Twin Creeks, Boddington, and Yanacocha.
Newmont Mining (NEM) reported its second-quarter earnings before the market opened on July 26 and held its conference call the same day. The company reported EPS of $0.26, which beat the consensus expectations by $0.02. Its revenues of $1.66 billion, however, missed expectations by 7.0%.
At the end of Q2 2018, Goldcorp’s net debt and adjusted net debt totaled $2.4 billion and $2.3 billion, respectively. Thus, the net debt to EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) for the company was closer to 1.7x during the second quarter. Now it’s focusing on the deleveraging and strengthening its balance sheet further to prepare the company for the next phase of the capital investment cycle, which is expected to start after 2020 with the buildup of the next generation of mines.
Iamgold’s Q2 2018 Results Were a Mixed Bag: Is Outlook Better? Historically, Iamgold (IAG) has traded at a lower valuation than its peers. However, after its significant turnaround in 2017 and year-to-date, its discount compared to its peers has decreased. Among Iamgold’s (IAG) close peers, Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM), Yamana Gold (AUY), Eldorado Gold (EGO), and New Gold (NGD) have forward multiples of 11.3x, 5.7x, 6.7x, and 4.6x, respectively.
Goldcorp (GG) reported its Q2 2018 earnings on July 25, 2018, after the market closed and held its earnings conference call on July 26. It reported adjusted EPS of $0.02, which missed the consensus estimate by $0.05. Its revenues of $793 million missed the analyst estimate by ~9%. Lower production and foreign exchange currency costs were mainly responsible for the miss. The company reported that it lost $0.20 per share due to deferred tax balances. Goldcorp also missed analysts’ expectations for its Q1 2018 earnings.
Iamgold (IAG) generated revenues of $277.4 million in Q2 2018, which represents a YoY (year-over-year) growth of 1.1%. Its higher realized prices and higher sales at its Rosebel mine were offset by lower sales volumes at its Essakane and Westwood mines. Its attributable gold production was 214,000 ounces, which was 4% lower than Q2 2017.
Iamgold (IAG) reported its Q2 2018 results after the market closed on August 8. It reported EPS of $0.03, beating the consensus estimate by $0.02. Its revenues, however, missed the expectation, coming in at $277.4 million compared to the consensus of $301 million.
NYSE:AUY) (“Yamana” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce the promotion of Daniel Racine to President and Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”), from his current role as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer. Peter Marrone, the Company’s Chairman and CEO, is assuming a newly created role as Executive Chairman, and will continue to serve as Chairman of Yamana’s Board of Directors. Mr. Marrone will be accountable to the Board of Directors and serve as a liaison between the Board of Directors and management, through the President and CEO. Mr. Marrone will continue to drive Yamana’s strategic vision, focusing on the initiatives to optimize capital deployment, return measures, the sustainability of cash flows, and the evaluation of strategic alternatives to maximize the value of the Company’s assets, including the substantial non-producing portion of the portfolio, for shareholders.
The lustrous yellow metal may be down more than 10% since mid-April, but gold miners are sitting pretty.
What Sent Yamana Gold’s Stock Up 10% after Its Earnings Release? Yamana Gold’s (AUY) valuation multiples, which represent how much investors are willing to pay for a stock based on analysts’ estimates, has ranged between 4.3x and 9.8x over the last five years. Yamana is currently trading at a forward EV1-to-EBITDA multiple of 5.4x.
What Sent Yamana Gold’s Stock Up 10% after Its Earnings Release? Yamana Gold (AUY) announced the ramp-up of commercial production at its newest mine, Cerro Moro, on June 26. Currently, the mill throughput rate at Cerro Moro is ~900 tons per day, which is 90% of its capacity. Its gold and silver recovery rates are 91% and 87%, respectively.