Shares of Yamana Gold Inc. (TSE:YRI) (NYSE:AUY) have received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eight research firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is C$5.35.

Separately, National Bank Financial lowered their price target on Yamana Gold from C$5.75 to C$5.25 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, July 28th.

Yamana Gold (TSE YRI) opened at 3.30 on Wednesday. Yamana Gold has a one year low of $2.84 and a one year high of $5.26. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $3.47 and a 200 day moving average of $3.48. The firm’s market capitalization is $3.13 billion.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 13th. Investors of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a $0.005 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 28th. This represents a $0.02 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.61%.

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About Yamana Gold

Yamana Gold Inc is a gold producer with gold production, gold development stage properties, exploration properties, and land positions throughout the Americas, including Canada, Brazil, Chile and Argentina. The Company’s segments include Chapada mine in Brazil; El Penon mine in Chile; Canadian Malartic mine in Canada; Gualcamayo mine in Argentina; Minera Florida mine in Chile; Jacobina mine in Brazil; Brio Gold Inc (Brio Gold), and Corporate and other.

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