News coverage about Fortuna Silver Mines (NYSE:FSM) (TSE:FVI) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Fortuna Silver Mines earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.7842058818396 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

A number of research analysts have issued reports on FSM shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Fortuna Silver Mines from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $5.25 price target on the stock in a research note on Friday, September 22nd. Raymond James Financial lowered shares of Fortuna Silver Mines from a “strong-buy” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 21st. BMO Capital Markets started coverage on shares of Fortuna Silver Mines in a research note on Friday, November 17th. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, Scotiabank cut their price target on shares of Fortuna Silver Mines from $7.00 to $6.00 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, October 6th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $6.75.

Fortuna Silver Mines (FSM) opened at $5.17 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08, a quick ratio of 4.45 and a current ratio of 4.77. Fortuna Silver Mines has a 52 week low of $4.03 and a 52 week high of $6.92. The stock has a market cap of $818.94, a P/E ratio of 20.68 and a beta of 0.12.

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About Fortuna Silver Mines

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc is a Canada-based mining company engaged in silver mining and related activities in Latin America, including exploration, extraction and processing. The Company operates the Caylloma silver, lead, and zinc mine (Caylloma) in southern Peru and the San Jose silver and gold mine (San Jose) in southern Mexico.

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