Headlines about Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE:AEM) (TSE:AEM) have trended positive this week, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. The research group, a subsidiary of Accern, rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Agnico Eagle Mines Limited earned a news impact score of 0.25 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave media coverage about the mining company an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

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Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE:AEM)

Shares of Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE:AEM) traded up 0.97% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $46.84. The stock had a trading volume of 2,344,379 shares. Agnico Eagle Mines Limited has a one year low of $35.05 and a one year high of $60.10. The company has a 50-day moving average of $48.04 and a 200 day moving average of $44.89. The firm has a market cap of $10.78 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 52.04 and a beta of -0.63.

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE:AEM) (TSE:AEM) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. The mining company reported $0.28 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.17. Agnico Eagle Mines Limited had a return on equity of 4.57% and a net margin of 9.43%. The company had revenue of $547.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $528.14 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.12 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 11.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Agnico Eagle Mines Limited will post $0.73 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 1st were paid a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, May 30th. Agnico Eagle Mines Limited’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 43.96%.

Several research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada set a $54.00 target price on shares of Agnico Eagle Mines Limited and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday. ValuEngine raised shares of Agnico Eagle Mines Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Raymond James Financial, Inc. reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $61.00 target price on shares of Agnico Eagle Mines Limited in a report on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Agnico Eagle Mines Limited from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 25th. Finally, Barclays PLC lowered their target price on shares of Agnico Eagle Mines Limited from $58.00 to $53.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, March 6th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. Agnico Eagle Mines Limited presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $53.72.

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Agnico Eagle Mines Limited Company Profile

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited is a gold producer with mining operations in northwestern Quebec, northern Mexico, northern Finland and Nunavut and exploration activities in Canada, Europe, Latin America and the United States. The Company operates through three business units. The Northern Business consists of its operations in Canada and Finland.

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