Analysts Shared Their Read on 2 Stocks: Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (HMC), Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY)

The opening price for Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (NYSE:HMC) was $33.32 and the volume amounted to 0.39 million shares which compares with the average volume of 0.57 million shares. The company stock experienced a -0.6% move to arrive at $33.2.

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (HMC) Analyst Opinion

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has a consensus outperform rating from 2 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 0.05% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 1% last month and is up 13.74 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 1 of analysts who cover HMC having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $36.92 price target on Honda Motor Co., Ltd., suggesting a 11.2% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -1.63% below its 52-week high.

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Earnings Surprise

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (HMC) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.85 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.87. Its revenue totaled $33.6 billion up 1.43% from the previous quarter.

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (NYSE:HMC) Intraday View

This stock (HMC) is ahead of its 52-week low with 22.74%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 0.71% which for the week stands at 0.76%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 0.41% and stays 5.29% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -0.6% losses and now is up 12.8% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $29.27. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (HMC) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 12.81%.

Turning to Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY), its shares were trading at $2.5 a retreat of $-0.07, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $2.55, touched a high of $2.555 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.7. Yamana Gold Inc. has 2 buy ratings, 9 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -31.51% from its high of $3.65 to a $2.47 billion market value through last close.

Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale slipped from 2.8 to 2.69 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $3.52 a share. The target implies a 40.8% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 60% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 7.7 million shares versus an average volume of 8.1 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 3.44% which for the week approaches 2.97%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $2.49 and compares with the $2.21 52-week low. The stock recovered 13.12% since its low point and has performed -11.03% year-to-date.

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