2.16 -0.02 (-0.92%)
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|Bid||2.14 x 46000|
|Ask||2.22 x 1000|
|Day's Range||2.11 - 2.21|
|52 Week Range||2.00 - 3.80|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.76|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.02 (0.88%)|
|1y Target Est||3.86|
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.
What Would It Take to Restore Investors’ Confidence in IAMGOLD? Currently, IAMGOLD (IAG) has the fourth-highest number of “buy” ratings among its peers at 75%. Analysts’ sentiment for the stock has remained stagnant for the last few months.
IAMGOLD (IAG) generated revenue of $244.8 million in the third quarter, a YoY (year-over-year) fall of 9%. The fall was the result of both lower realized gold prices and lower sales and volumes at the Rosebel and Westwood mines.
IAMGOLD (IAG) reported its third-quarter earnings results after the market closed on November 6. It reported EPS of -$0.01, in line with analysts’ consensus estimate. Its revenue, however, missed expectations, coming in at $244.8 million compared to the consensus estimate of $266 million.
Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - November 6, 2018) - Rise Gold Corp. (CSE: RISE) (OTCQB: RYES) (the "Company") announces that it has closed the second and final tranche of the non-brokered private placement announced in its October 16, 2018 news release (the "Private Placement"). In the final tranche closing, the Company raised a total of $750,000 through the sale of 7,500,000 units (each a "Unit") at $0.10 per Unit where each Unit consists ...
NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2018 -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors,.
Yamana Gold’s (AUY) valuation multiples, which represent how much investors are willing to pay for a stock based on analysts’ estimates, have ranged between 4.3x and 9.8x over the last five years. Currently, Yamana Gold is trading at a forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple of 5.3x.
The EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) multiple is a good valuation measure for capital-intensive industries. The chart above compares gold miners’ EV-to-forward-EBITDA multiples and EBITDA margins one-year forward. Among the senior and intermediate gold miners, Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) has the highest forward multiple of 10.3x, almost in line with its last-five-year average multiple.
According to the consensus compiled by Thomson Reuters, 71% of the analysts covering Yamana Gold (AUY) stock recommended a “buy,” while 14% recommended a “hold.” Yamana Gold’s target price represents an upside potential of 54% based on its current market price of $2.33.
IAMGOLD (IAG) was the best-performing gold stock of 2017, returning 51.4% for the year. It significantly outperformed the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) as well as the SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD). Although it hasn’t performed as well in 2018, its operating performance has been strong.
Yamana Gold (AUY) announced that at the end of the third quarter, it entered into an agreement to sell its Gualcamayo mine in Argentina to Mineros SA.
Yamana Gold’s (AUY) production for the third quarter was 246,788 ounces, which is an improvement of 11% YoY (year-over-year) and 10% sequentially. The production was higher than management’s expectations for the quarter. The Cerro Moro mine reached commercial production towards the end of the second quarter. Due to Yamana Gold’s higher-than-expected production for the first nine months of the year and the favorable ramp-up of the Cerro Moro mine, the company increased the gold and copper production guidance for 2018.
The stock of Canadian gold producer Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) is trading below the 200-, 100- and 50-day simple moving average lines after a 12% decline for the 52 weeks through Oct. 26. The share price of $2.33 as of Oct. 26 is just 3 cents over the 52-week low of $2.30 and more than 60% below the 52-week high of $3.80. The company's market capitalization on the New York Stock Exchange is approximately $2.21 billion.
We discussed analysts’ revenue estimates for gold miners in the previous part of this series. In this part, we’ll discuss what analysts expect for these gold miners’ (RING) earnings. In line with lower revenues, Barrick Gold’s (ABX) EBITDA are also expected to fall.
Yamana Gold (AUY) stock has outperformed its peers (GDX) YTD (year-to-date). Until October 17, the stock has lost 14.7% against Agnico Eagle Mines’ (AEM), Kinross Gold’s (KGC), and IAMGOLD’s (IAG) stock declines of 20.3%, 33.8%, and 31.9%, respectively. AUY’s operational performance has been strong in 2018.
Gold equivalent ounce (“GEO”)(2) production from Yamana Mines(3) for the third quarter was 279,464, including 246,788 ounces of gold and 2.55 million ounces of silver. Total Yamana gold production(4) was 268,842 ounces. The Company also produced 28.6 million pounds of copper. Full year silver production guidance is 7.55 million ounces compared to original guidance of 8.15 million ounces. The reduction in silver production guidance is attributable to lower than planned silver production from El Peñón.
Separately, the Company has agreed to grant Mineros an option to acquire up to a 51% interest in the La Pepa project, located in the Maricunga gold belt, Chile, over an earn in period of four years (subject to extension for certain unexpected contingencies), and then the remaining 49% interest pursuant to a call option (the Option Agreement).
TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2018 -- YAMANA GOLD INC. (TSX:YRI; NYSE:AUY) (“Yamana” or the “Company”) declares a fourth quarter 2018 dividend of $0.005 per share. Shareholders of record.