Yamana Gold stock: buy or sell?

AUY stock price: $4.10 2.50% At close on February 14th, 2020

Updated on:
February 14th, 2020


Yamana Gold shares soared 2.50% to $4.10 on February 14th.

Yamana Gold Inc. operates as a gold producer with gold production, gold development stage properties, exploration properties, and land positions throughout the Americas, including Canada, Brazil, Chile, and Argentina.

Should I buy Yamana Gold stock?

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Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highYes
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo

Is Yamana Gold stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for AUY stock for the last month.

Yamana Gold stock analysis

Daily outlook

Yamana Gold soared an excellent 2.50% and closed at $4.10.

Shares of Yamana Gold ended on Feb/14 at $4.10 and soared an excellent 2.50%. Since price and SMA50d lines crossed up on Jan 14th, AUY climbed $0.51 (14.21%).

AUY stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After sliding a spooky -5.99% in a week last week, Yamana Gold closed this week at $4.10 and boosted an exceptional 6.77%.

Yamana Gold stock is trading in the range of its last top and last bottom. Loosing would mean breaking the current uptrend. Breakdowns under last bottom are selling point signals for some trading strategies. Early August, SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up triggering a rise of 30.57%. Since mid June 2019 when AUY stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $2.08 (102.97%).

AUY stock chart (weekly)

Yamana Gold stock price history

Yamana Gold IPO was on January 12th, 2004 at $2.35 per share1. Since then, AUY stock surged a 74.50%, with a yearly average of 4.70%. If you had invested $1,000 in Yamana Gold stock in 2004, it would worth $745.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

Yamana Gold stock historical price chart

AUY stock reached 52-week highs on February 14th at $4.31, and all-time highs 2012-11-09 with a price of 18.58.

Yamana Gold stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. You should not follow the analysts' AUY stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not found any price prediction for Yamana Gold stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Yamana Gold reported extraordinary results for 2018-Q4 . Yamana Gold boosted Earnings per Share (EPS) by 50.00%, beating analysts estimates of $0.02. Yamana Gold posted $0.03.
AUY earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

In 2018, Yamana Gold annual turnover remained stable a neutral -0.29% to $1,798.50 million dollars from $1,803.80 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, nevertheless, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) dropped a -5.37% to -15.82%.

AUY annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$1,900 M-$-459.81 M-24.2%-
2014$1,835 M-3.41%$-1,383.07 M-75.4%200.79%
2015$1,825 M-0.56%$-2,114.80 M-115.9%52.91%
2016$1,788 M-2.04%$-307.90 M-17.2%-85.44%
2017$1,804 M0.90%$-188.50 M-10.5%-38.78%
2018$1,799 M-0.29%$-284.60 M-15.8%50.98%

Quarterly financial results

Yamana Gold reported $500.50 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a 20.08% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-61.60 M with a profit margin of -12.31%. Profit margin escalated a 7.20% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -19.51%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Yamana Gold sales marked a fine gain and inched a 4.53%.
AUY quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q2$576 M-$-46.66 M-8.1%-
2017-Q3$493 M-14.29%$43.50 M8.8%-193.23%
2017-Q4$479 M-2.96%$-200.30 M-41.8%-560.46%
2018-Q1$450 M-6.08%$-160.10 M-35.6%-20.07%
2018-Q2$432 M-4.05%$18.00 M4.2%-111.24%
2018-Q3$417 M-3.41%$-81.30 M-19.5%-551.67%
2018-Q4$501 M20.08%$-61.60 M-12.3%-24.23%
2019-Q1$407 M-18.66%$-4.10 M-1.0%-93.34%

Yamana Gold ownership

When you are planning to buy a stock, it's always worth to check its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Yamana Gold, of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

Bearish positions for AUY stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Yamana Gold:

Market cap$3.9 B
Total shares950.4 M
Float shares944.7 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)0.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%

Yamana Gold summary

Friday, February 14th, 2020
Day range$4.00 - $4.31
Previous close$4.00
Session gain2.50%
Average true range$0.16
50d mov avg$3.81
100d mov avg$3.61
200d mov avg$3.16
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lt06a

Yamana Gold performance

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. For Yamana Gold, the benchmark is made against .
AUYYamana Gold19.53%23.49%56.49%

Yamana Gold competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Yamana Gold competitor. This doesn't mean Yamana Gold does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.