What Analysts Claims About Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) and Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW)?

Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) attracted a lower number of shares in volume with 6.65 million contracts traded on 31-Dec-18. However, its trading capacity stayed around 11.92 million shares in normal days. The first sale was made at $2.32 but later the stock became weaker, and closed with a gain of 1.72%. It was last traded at $2.36 apiece.

Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY): Outperform Candidate With 66.1% Upside Potential

Yamana Gold Inc. is maintained at an average outperform rating by 17 stock analysts, and there are at least 1.23% of shares outstanding that are currently legally short sold. The shares went up by 10.28% in value last month. Year-to-date it plunged -24.36%. Analysts are turning out to be more optimistic than before, with 10 of analysts who cover Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) advice adding it to buy candidate list. Wall Street experts also assign a $3.92 price target on Yamana Gold Inc., pointing towards a 66.1% rally from current levels. The stock is trading for about -37.89% less than its 52-week high.

Yamana Gold Inc. Reports 8.43% Sales Growth

Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) remained unsuccessful in beating the consensus-estimated $0.02 as it actually earned $0.02 per share in its last reported financial results. Revenue, on the other hand, scored 8.43% growth from the previous quarter, coming up with $467.89 million.

AUY Adds 0.85% In A Week

This company shares (AUY) so far managed to recover 18% since collapsing to its 52-week low. Over a week, it has seen its stock price volatility to stay at 4.74% while shortening the period to a week, volatility was 5.11%. The share price has already crossed its 20 days moving average, floating at a distance of 6.07% and sits 3.71% higher versus its 50 days moving average. When looking at the past five sessions, the stock returned 0.85% gains and is down by -11.85% compared with its 200-day moving average of $2.59. Also, Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) needs to overturn a -24.12% decrease it experienced over the past twelve months.

Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) Consensus Call At 3

As regular trading ended, Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW) stock brought in a $0.06 rise to $4.66. The day started at a price of $4.6 but then traded as high as $4.68 before giving part of the gains back. As for this week, analysts appear content to stick with their bleak outlook with the consensus call at 3. Genworth Financial, Inc. is given 0 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 4 holds. The company shares sank -5.48% from their peak of $4.93 and now has a $2.33 billion market value of equity.

Genworth Financial, Inc. Could Grow -3.43% More

GNW’s mean recommendation on Reuter’s scale presents no change from 3 thirty days ago to 3 now, which indicates a hold consensus from the analyst community. They see Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW) price hitting a mean target of $4.5 a share, meaning the stock still has potential that could drag the price another -3.43% . Also, the recent close suggests the stock is underpriced by -3.43% compared to the most bullish target.

Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW) Returns 49.84% This Year

The company had seen its current volume reaching at 3.78 million shares in the last trade. That compares with the recent volume average of 4.45 million. At the close of regular trading, its last week’s stock price volatility was 4.03% which for the month reaches 3.04%. Genworth Financial, Inc. dipped to as low as $4.56 throughout the day and has returned 49.84% in this year. At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $2.66 but has recovered 75.19% since then.