News articles about Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE:AEM) (TSE:AEM) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Agnico Eagle Mines Limited earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the mining company an impact score of 45.6695253478077 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (AEM) opened at 49.46 on Tuesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $47.50 and its 200-day moving average price is $45.96. The firm has a market cap of $11.44 billion, a PE ratio of 45.46 and a beta of -0.71. Agnico Eagle Mines Limited has a 12-month low of $35.05 and a 12-month high of $57.35.

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE:AEM) (TSE:AEM) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. The mining company reported $0.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.10. The company had revenue of $549.88 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $529.43 million. Agnico Eagle Mines Limited had a return on equity of 5.38% and a net margin of 11.32%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.16 earnings per share. Equities research analysts anticipate that Agnico Eagle Mines Limited will post $0.80 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Investors of record on Friday, September 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 30th. Agnico Eagle Mines Limited’s dividend payout ratio is 36.70%.

Several research firms recently issued reports on AEM. Credit Suisse Group set a $64.00 price target on Agnico Eagle Mines Limited and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday. ValuEngine upgraded Agnico Eagle Mines Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “hold” rating and issued a $54.00 price target on shares of Agnico Eagle Mines Limited in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. BMO Capital Markets set a $47.00 price target on Agnico Eagle Mines Limited and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. Finally, TD Securities boosted their price target on Agnico Eagle Mines Limited from $48.00 to $52.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $55.06.

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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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