AuRico Gold Downgraded to “Underperform” at Zacks (AUQ)
AuRico Gold (NYSE:AUQ) was downgraded by Zacks from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report issued on Monday. They currently have a $4.20 target price on the stock. Zacks‘s price objective points to a potential downside of 3.89% from the stock’s previous close.
Shares of AuRico Gold (NYSE:AUQ) traded up 2.06% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $4.46. The stock had a trading volume of 1,087,395 shares. AuRico Gold has a 52 week low of $3.33 and a 52 week high of $5.36. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $4.19 and a 200-day moving average of $4.32. The company’s market cap is $1.107 billion.
AuRico Gold (NYSE:AUQ) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 7th. The company reported ($0.06) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.03. The company had revenue of $75.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $70.80 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.02 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 31.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that AuRico Gold will post $-0.11 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which is scheduled for Tuesday, September 2nd. Investors of record on Monday, August 18th will be given a dividend of $0.0038 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 14th.
Separately, analysts at Canaccord Genuity downgraded shares of AuRico Gold from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 10th.
AuRico Gold Inc is a Canada-based gold producer with mines and projects in North America. The Company and its subsidiaries are engaged in the mining, development, exploration, and acquisition of resource properties.
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