Yamana Gold Inc. (TSE:YRI) (NYSE:AUY) insider Stephen Parsons purchased 15,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 9th. The stock was bought at an average cost of C$3.37 per share, for a total transaction of C$50,550.00.
TSE:YRI traded up C$0.12 on Friday, hitting C$3.54. 1,704,213 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,817,151. Yamana Gold Inc. has a 1 year low of C$2.84 and a 1 year high of C$4.69.
Yamana Gold (TSE:YRI) (NYSE:AUY) last released its earnings results on Thursday, February 15th. The company reported C$0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of C$0.04 by C$0.04. Yamana Gold had a negative return on equity of 17.87% and a negative net margin of 41.69%. The company had revenue of C$608.11 million for the quarter.
A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the company. Royal Bank of Canada lifted their price target on Yamana Gold from C$3.50 to C$4.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 31st. Desjardins reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Yamana Gold in a research note on Monday, December 11th. Canaccord Genuity lifted their target price on Yamana Gold from C$5.25 to C$6.00 in a research note on Friday, January 19th. Finally, National Bank Financial lifted their target price on Yamana Gold from C$5.00 to C$6.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Friday, January 26th.
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About Yamana Gold
Yamana Gold Inc is a gold producer with gold production, gold development stage properties, exploration properties, and land positions throughout the Americas, including Canada, Brazil, Chile and Argentina. The Company’s segments include Chapada mine in Brazil; El Penon mine in Chile; Canadian Malartic mine in Canada; Gualcamayo mine in Argentina; Minera Florida mine in Chile; Jacobina mine in Brazil; Brio Gold Inc (Brio Gold), and Corporate and other.
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