Agnico Eagle Mines Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts (TSE:AEM)
Agnico Eagle Mines (TSE:AEM) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the seventeen ratings firms that are currently covering the company, AmericanBankingNews.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have issued a hold recommendation and seven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is C$35.08.
Shares of Agnico Eagle Mines (TSE:AEM) opened at 40.18 on Friday. Agnico Eagle Mines has a 52-week low of $24.66 and a 52-week high of $40.24. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $34.8 and a 200-day moving average of $33.38. The company’s market cap is $6.993 billion.
Agnico Eagle Mines (TSE:AEM) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May 5th. The company reported $0.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.41. On average, analysts predict that Agnico Eagle Mines will post $1.13 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms have recently commented on AEM. Analysts at Canaccord Genuity raised their price target on shares of Agnico Eagle Mines from C$45.00 to C$49.00 in a research note on Wednesday. Separately, analysts at BMO Capital Markets initiated coverage on shares of Agnico Eagle Mines in a research note on Tuesday. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Barclays raised their price target on shares of Agnico Eagle Mines from C$36.00 to C$39.00 in a research note on Tuesday. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock.
Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (TSE:AEM) is a Canada-based international 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.
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