Media headlines about First Majestic Silver (NYSE:AG) (TSE:FR) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. First Majestic Silver earned a coverage optimism score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the mining company an impact score of 47.2728681446895 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
AG has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. ValuEngine downgraded shares of First Majestic Silver from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. National Bank Financial downgraded shares of First Majestic Silver from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a report on Friday, January 26th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of First Majestic Silver from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, January 19th. HC Wainwright reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $14.00 price target on shares of First Majestic Silver in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets started coverage on shares of First Majestic Silver in a report on Friday, November 17th. They issued a “market perform” rating on the stock. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. First Majestic Silver currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $10.50.
First Majestic Silver (NYSE:AG) opened at $6.03 on Thursday. First Majestic Silver has a fifty-two week low of $4.93 and a fifty-two week high of $10.36. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04, a current ratio of 3.77 and a quick ratio of 3.38. The firm has a market cap of $993.87, a P/E ratio of 200.00 and a beta of 0.19.
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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