Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its stake in Endeavour Silver Corporation (NYSE:EXK) (TSE:EDR) by 0.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 5,476,800 shares of the mining company’s stock after buying an additional 29,500 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC owned approximately 4.31% of Endeavour Silver Corporation worth $17,416,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of EXK. Van ECK Associates Corp boosted its stake in shares of Endeavour Silver Corporation by 32.5% in the first quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 20,341,055 shares of the mining company’s stock worth $64,685,000 after buying an additional 4,989,578 shares during the last quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC boosted its stake in shares of Endeavour Silver Corporation by 15.2% in the first quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC now owns 1,510,720 shares of the mining company’s stock worth $4,804,000 after buying an additional 199,276 shares during the last quarter. UBS Group AG boosted its stake in shares of Endeavour Silver Corporation by 16.0% in the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 742,981 shares of the mining company’s stock worth $2,363,000 after buying an additional 102,656 shares during the last quarter. Sprott Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Endeavour Silver Corporation by 18.6% in the first quarter. Sprott Inc. now owns 500,759 shares of the mining company’s stock worth $1,592,000 after buying an additional 78,436 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in shares of Endeavour Silver Corporation by 912.4% in the first quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 112,460 shares of the mining company’s stock worth $358,000 after buying an additional 101,352 shares during the last quarter. 32.43% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Endeavour Silver Corporation (NYSE:EXK) traded down 5.76% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $2.29. 3,683,623 shares of the company were exchanged. Endeavour Silver Corporation has a 52-week low of $2.26 and a 52-week high of $5.95. The company has a 50 day moving average of $2.99 and a 200-day moving average of $3.38. The company has a market capitalization of $291.52 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 36.35 and a beta of -0.01.

Endeavour Silver Corporation (NYSE:EXK) (TSE:EDR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 3rd. The mining company reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.02. Endeavour Silver Corporation had a return on equity of 6.33% and a net margin of 5.35%. The firm had revenue of $36.44 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $36.31 million. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Endeavour Silver Corporation will post $0.12 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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EXK has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. ValuEngine cut shares of Endeavour Silver Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, June 16th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Endeavour Silver Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, May 5th. HC Wainwright reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $6.00 price objective on shares of Endeavour Silver Corporation in a research note on Thursday, April 6th. TheStreet raised shares of Endeavour Silver Corporation from a “d” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 30th. Finally, Noble Financial reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Endeavour Silver Corporation in a research note on Friday, April 14th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Endeavour Silver Corporation currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $5.71.

About Endeavour Silver Corporation

Endeavour Silver Corp. is engaged in silver mining in Mexico, and related activities, including property acquisition, exploration, development, mineral extraction, processing, refining and reclamation. The Company is engaged in exploration activities in Chile. The Company’s operating mining segments include Guanacevi, Bolanitos and El Cubo, which are located in Mexico, as well as Exploration and Corporate segments.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Endeavour Silver Corporation (NYSE:EXK)

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