Yamana Gold Inc. (TSE:YRI) Director Peter Marrone Sells 106,895 Shares

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Yamana Gold Inc. (TSE:YRI) (NYSE:AUY) Director Peter Marrone sold 106,895 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of C$5.57, for a total transaction of C$595,405.15. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 2,248,360 shares in the company, valued at approximately C$12,523,365.20.

Shares of YRI stock traded down C$0.21 on Tuesday, reaching C$5.64. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,004,333 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,035,332. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is C$6.42 and its 200-day simple moving average is C$7.28. Yamana Gold Inc. has a 1 year low of C$3.11 and a 1 year high of C$9.29. The company has a current ratio of 2.08, a quick ratio of 1.52 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 20.43. The company has a market capitalization of C$5.44 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.86.

Yamana Gold (TSE:YRI) (NYSE:AUY) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 11th. The company reported C$0.14 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of C$0.12 by C$0.02. The firm had revenue of C$601.91 million for the quarter. Equities research analysts forecast that Yamana Gold Inc. will post 0.43 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 14th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.033 per share. This represents a $0.13 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.34%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 30th. Yamana Gold’s payout ratio is 34.23%.

YRI has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. CIBC reduced their price objective on shares of Yamana Gold from C$10.00 to C$9.25 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, January 27th. Peel Hunt cut their target price on shares of Yamana Gold from C$11.50 to C$11.00 in a report on Friday, February 5th. National Bank Financial cut their target price on shares of Yamana Gold from C$9.00 to C$7.50 and set a “sector perform” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, January 27th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “sector perform” rating on shares of Yamana Gold in a report on Friday, October 30th.

About Yamana Gold

Yamana Gold Inc, a precious metals producer, explores for and produces gold and silver ores. Its producing mines comprise the Cerro Moro mine in Argentina, the Canadian Malartic mine in Canada, the El Peñón and Minera Florida mines in Chile, and the Jacobina mine in Brazil. Yamana Gold Inc has an agreement to acquire the Wasamac property, and Camflo property and a mill located in the Abitibi region of Quebec.

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