Media coverage about First Majestic Silver (NYSE:AG) (TSE:FR) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. First Majestic Silver earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the mining company an impact score of 46.2922905779797 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Teetering Stocks: Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., (NASDAQ: TTWO), First Majestic Silver Corp., (NYSE: AG); – TNN (tradingnewsnow.com)
- May This Data Fuel Up Investor’s Confidence – First Majestic Silver Corp (NYSE: AG) – Alpha Beta Stock (alphabetastock.com)
- Primero Announces Shareholders Vote in Favour of Transaction With First Majestic – Marketwired (press release) (marketwired.com)
- Gold Miners’ Key Indicators Last Week (finance.yahoo.com)
- Stock’s Technical Analysis – First Majestic Silver Corp (NYSE: AG) – Alpha Beta Stock (alphabetastock.com)
First Majestic Silver (NYSE AG) traded down $0.08 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $5.98. 1,840,000 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,860,000. First Majestic Silver has a fifty-two week low of $4.93 and a fifty-two week high of $9.59. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04, a current ratio of 3.14 and a quick ratio of 2.79. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,000.00, a P/E ratio of -18.69 and a beta of 0.32.
First Majestic Silver (NYSE:AG) (TSE:FR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 28th. The mining company reported ($0.04) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.01) by ($0.03). The firm had revenue of $61.17 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $65.00 million. First Majestic Silver had a negative return on equity of 1.00% and a negative net margin of 21.12%. equities research analysts anticipate that First Majestic Silver will post 0.03 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Several brokerages recently issued reports on AG. BMO Capital Markets downgraded shares of First Majestic Silver from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report on Friday, December 22nd. ValuEngine upgraded shares of First Majestic Silver from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 14th. HC Wainwright restated a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 price objective on shares of First Majestic Silver in a report on Friday, March 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of First Majestic Silver from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $9.83.
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First Majestic Silver Company Profile
First Majestic Silver Corp. is a mining company. The Company is focused on silver production in Mexico and it is pursuing the development of its existing mineral property assets. The Company operates through eight segments, six of which are located in Mexico; one retail market segment in Canada, and one metal trading segment in Europe.
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