AuRico Gold Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages (TSE:AUQ)
AuRico Gold (TSE:AUQ) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the eleven brokerages that are covering the stock, StockRatingsNetwork reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is C$5.38.
AuRico Gold (TSE:AUQ) opened at 4.94 on Tuesday. AuRico Gold has a 52-week low of $3.56 and a 52-week high of $5.91. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $4.58 and a 200-day moving average of $4.7. The company’s market cap is $1.228 billion.
AuRico Gold (TSE:AUQ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 11th. The company reported ($0.06) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.02.
The company also recently declared a Quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Tuesday, September 2nd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.0041 per share. This represents a yield of 0.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 14th.
A number of research firms have recently commented on AUQ. Analysts at TD Securities cut their price target on shares of AuRico Gold from C$3.25 to C$3.00 in a research note on Monday, August 11th. They now have a “reduce” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Desjardins raised their price target on shares of AuRico Gold from C$0.25 to C$5.75 in a research note on Friday, July 18th. Finally, 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. They now have a C$5.00 price target on the stock.
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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