Press coverage about First Majestic Silver (NYSE:AG) (TSE:FR) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. First Majestic Silver earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the mining company an impact score of 45.6815910715059 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
- Teetering Stocks: Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., (NASDAQ: TTWO), First Majestic Silver Corp., (NYSE: AG); – TNN (tradingnewsnow.com)
- May This Data Fuel Up Investor’s Confidence – First Majestic Silver Corp (NYSE: AG) – Alpha Beta Stock (alphabetastock.com)
- Primero Announces Shareholders Vote in Favour of Transaction With First Majestic – Marketwired (press release) (marketwired.com)
- Gold Miners’ Key Indicators Last Week (finance.yahoo.com)
- Stock’s Technical Analysis – First Majestic Silver Corp (NYSE: AG) – Alpha Beta Stock (alphabetastock.com)
Shares of First Majestic Silver (AG) traded down $0.08 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $5.98. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,840,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,860,000. The company has a current ratio of 3.14, a quick ratio of 2.79 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04. First Majestic Silver has a 52-week low of $4.93 and a 52-week high of $9.59. The firm has a market cap of $1,000.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of -18.69 and a beta of 0.32.
A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the company. BMO Capital Markets lowered First Majestic Silver from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report on Friday, December 22nd. HC Wainwright reissued a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 target price on shares of First Majestic Silver in a report on Friday, December 22nd. ValuEngine raised First Majestic Silver from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, December 14th. Zacks Investment Research lowered First Majestic Silver from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Finally, National Bank Financial lowered First Majestic Silver from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a report on Friday, January 26th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $9.83.
About First Majestic Silver
First Majestic Silver Corp. is a mining company. The Company is focused on silver production in Mexico and it is pursuing the development of its existing mineral property assets. The Company operates through eight segments, six of which are located in Mexico; one retail market segment in Canada, and one metal trading segment in Europe.
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