Press coverage about Agnico Eagle Mines (NYSE:AEM) (TSE:AEM) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Agnico Eagle Mines earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the mining company an impact score of 47.2468049599051 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on AEM. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Agnico Eagle Mines from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 12th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Agnico Eagle Mines from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 2nd. BMO Capital Markets upgraded shares of Agnico Eagle Mines from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $55.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, May 29th. TD Securities raised their price objective on shares of Agnico Eagle Mines from $55.00 to $56.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 31st. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada upgraded shares of Agnico Eagle Mines from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and increased their target price for the stock from $49.00 to $55.00 in a research report on Monday, July 30th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $57.40.

Shares of NYSE:AEM opened at $34.86 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35, a current ratio of 4.02 and a quick ratio of 2.83. The stock has a market cap of $8.60 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.41 and a beta of -0.53. Agnico Eagle Mines has a twelve month low of $34.49 and a twelve month high of $51.86.

Agnico Eagle Mines (NYSE:AEM) (TSE:AEM) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July 25th. The mining company reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.08 by ($0.07). The business had revenue of $556.28 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $536.81 million. Agnico Eagle Mines had a return on equity of 3.07% and a net margin of 6.84%. Agnico Eagle Mines’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.24 EPS. analysts predict that Agnico Eagle Mines will post 0.32 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Agnico Eagle Mines Company Profile

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited engages in the exploration, development, and production of mineral properties in Canada, Mexico, and Finland. The company operates through Northern Business and Southern Business segments. It primarily produces and sells gold deposit, as well as explores for silver, zinc, and copper deposits.

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