Yamana Gold Canada is in the basic materials sector and metals and mining industry. The company CEO is Daniel Racine. Yamana Gold Inc is a Canada-based gold miner operating a portfolio of mines in Brazil, Chile, Argentina, and Mexico. The company also holds stakes in the Alumbrera mine and Canadian Malartic mine.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, AUY shares returned -2.29% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 0.58%. Over three months, it changed 6.42%. In one year it has changed -11.65% and within that year its 52-week high was 3.23 and its 52-week low was 2.00. AUY stock is 28.00% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 2.57 and a 50 day moving average of 2.63. Right now, AUY stock is trading -0.31% below its 200 day moving average and may be a great opportunity to buy, but should check other technical indicators to confirm a buy signal.

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The company has a market cap of $2.4b with 949.7m shares outstanding and a float of 949.7m shares. Trading volume was 5,444,393 shares and has experienced an average volume of 11,937,539 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is good.


The last annual reported EPS for Yamana Gold Canada was -0.3 which ended on 31st of December 2018. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.00. The trailing twelve month EPS is 0.12, which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 21.33.

The dividend per share is currently 0.02, which is a dividend yield of 0.78%. Also, the payout ratio is 16.67%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 1.99, which means it might overvalued by -28.63%

The next earnings report will be: 05-16-2019

The growth of the EPS is critical in understanding the current valuation of Yamana Gold Canada; the EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 4.80% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 68.30% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 10,834,089, which was 1.14% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 0.85. 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 0.81

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -7.12%, return on assets is -3.53%, profit margin is -10.57%, price-to-sales is 1.31 and price-to-book is 0.61.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 3  : Growth Expectations Result
 2  : Financial Safety Result
 0  : Past Performance Result
 1  : Valuation Result
 0  : Dividend Safety Result
 1  : 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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