Yamana Gold Inc. (TSE:YRI) – Stock analysts at National Bank Financial dropped their FY2016 earnings per share estimates for Yamana Gold in a research report issued on Wednesday. National Bank Financial analyst S. Parsons now anticipates that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $0.11 for the year, down from their previous forecast of $0.17.

Earnings History and Estimates for Yamana Gold (TSE:YRI)

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Canaccord Genuity raised their price target on Yamana Gold from C$10.00 to C$10.50 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 9th. Royal Bank Of Canada decreased their price target on Yamana Gold from C$9.80 to C$9.15 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Finally, TD Securities raised their price target on Yamana Gold from C$7.00 to C$7.50 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of C$7.26.

Shares of Yamana Gold (TSE:YRI) opened at 4.79 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $5.63 and a 200-day moving average price of $6.10. The company’s market cap is $4.54 billion. Yamana Gold has a 1-year low of $2.00 and a 1-year high of $7.87.

About Yamana Gold

Yamana Gold Inc (Yamana) is a gold producer with significant gold production, gold development stage properties, exploration properties, and land positions throughout the Americas, including Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Canada. The Company’s segments include Chapada mine in Brazil, El Penon mine in Chile, Canadian Malartic mine in Canada (50% interest), Gualcamayo mine in Argentina, Mercedes mine in Mexico, Brio Gold Inc, and Corporate and other.

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