Media coverage about First Majestic Silver (NYSE:AG) (TSE:FR) has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. First Majestic Silver earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the mining company an impact score of 45.7178409199861 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Several equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. HC Wainwright reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 target price on shares of First Majestic Silver in a research note on Tuesday, January 16th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of First Majestic Silver from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, January 19th. ValuEngine cut shares of First Majestic Silver from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, November 10th. BMO Capital Markets lowered shares of First Majestic Silver from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report on Saturday, December 30th. Finally, National Bank Financial lowered shares of First Majestic Silver from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a report on Friday, January 26th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. First Majestic Silver presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $10.50.
First Majestic Silver (NYSE AG) traded down $0.22 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $5.78. 3,890,598 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,030,000. First Majestic Silver has a twelve month low of $4.93 and a twelve month high of $10.28. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04, a quick ratio of 3.38 and a current ratio of 3.77. The company has a market cap of $995.53, a price-to-earnings ratio of 192.67 and a beta of 0.19.
About First Majestic Silver
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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