The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of MAG Silver Corporation. It is usually expressed as a percentage and is then referred to as the EPS growth rate, which at this time is unavialble, but historically the EPS change was 200.00% over the last twelve months. Growth in EPS is an important measure of administration performance because it shows how much money MAG Silver Corporation is making for it’s investors or shareholders.



MAG Silver Corporation is part of the basic materials sector and trades as part of the metals and mining industry. The company CEO is George N. Paspalas. MAG Silver Corp is a mineral exploration and development company based in Canada. The group focuses on district-scale projects in the Mexican Silver Belt, and its main source of revenue is interest income from high interest savings accounts.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The MAG shares had a previous change of 1.50% which opened at 7.99 and closed at 8.14. It moved to an intraday high of 8.16 and a low of 7.93.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, MAG shares returned 6.82% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 21.31%. Over three months, it changed 8.10%. In one year it has changed -33.55% and within that year its 52-week high was 12.61 and its 52-week low was 6.12. MAG stock is 33.01% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 9.08 and a 50 day moving average of 7.12. Right now, MAG stock is trading -10.38% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Microcaps dominate midday movers

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $696.3m with 85.5m shares outstanding and a float of 85.5m shares. Trading volume was 215,541 shares and has experienced an average volume of 340,322 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Earnings:

The last annual reported EPS for MAG Silver Corporation was 0 which ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of inf. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is -0.02.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.01
06-30-2018:  -0.03
03-31-2018:  0
12-31-2017:  -0.05

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 84.70% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 3,265,596, which was 3.82% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 11.76. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.



I calculated the beta to be 0.53

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -3.08%, return on assets is -3.07% and price-to-book is 2.99.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 3  : Growth Expectations Result
 6  : Financial Safety Result
 0  : Past Performance Result
 0  : Valuation Result
 0  : Dividend Safety Result
 2  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).

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