Media stories about Pan American Silver (NASDAQ:PAAS) (TSE:PAAS) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Pan American Silver earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.3226604111818 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 Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- These Two Stocks in Motion: Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ:PAAS), Sandstorm Gold Ltd. (NYSE:SAND) – The Oracle Examiner (oracleexaminer.com)
- Is The Stock Worthy? – Pan American Silver Corp., (NASDAQ: PAAS) – Stock Watch (stocksnewstimes.com)
- Clue to Identify In Play Stocks (Relative Volume) – Pan American Silver Corp (NASDAQ: PAAS) – Alpha Beta Stock (alphabetastock.com)
- Research Report Identifies Pan American Silver, Ballard Power, Silvercorp Metals, SunOpta, Baidu, and Adverum Biotechnologies with Renewed Outlook — Fundamental Analysis, Calculating Forward Movement (finance.yahoo.com)
- New Pacific Begins Trading on OTCQX in the United States (juniorminingnetwork.com)
Shares of Pan American Silver (NASDAQ PAAS) traded up $0.05 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $15.96. The company had a trading volume of 245,835 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,527,014. The company has a market capitalization of $2,411.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.12, a P/E/G ratio of 4.77 and a beta of 0.28. Pan American Silver has a 1 year low of $13.99 and a 1 year high of $19.56.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 16th. Investors of record on Monday, March 5th will be issued a $0.035 dividend. This represents a $0.14 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.88%. This is a positive change from Pan American Silver’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.03. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 2nd. Pan American Silver’s dividend payout ratio is 17.72%.
A number of research firms recently issued reports on PAAS. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Pan American Silver from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 1st. BMO Capital Markets set a $21.00 price objective on Pan American Silver and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 23rd. Raymond James Financial raised Pan American Silver from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $22.00 price objective on shares of Pan American Silver in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Pan American Silver from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 15th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $21.23.
About Pan American Silver
Pan American Silver Corp. is a silver production company. The Company is principally engaged in the operation and development of, and exploration for, silver producing properties. The Company’s segments include Peru, Mexico, Argentina and Bolivia. The Company also produces and sells gold, zinc, lead and copper.
Receive News & Ratings for Pan American Silver Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Pan American Silver and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.