Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) marched up 30% compared to a 52-week low price of $2. The shares were last seen trading -3.7% lower, taking the closing price at $2.6 on 3/14/2019. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $2.58 and $2.65. This company shares are 48.46% off its target price of $3.86 and the current market capitalization stands at $2.47B. The recent change has given its price a 0.88% lead over SMA 50 and -19.5% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -0.38% declines, 22.07% gains and 7.44% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found AUY’s volatility during a week at 3.53% and during a month it has been found around 3.96%.

Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $1.2 billion or 60.7% in AUY stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Van Eck Associates Corp owns $372.42 million in Yamana Gold Inc., which represents roughly 15.08% of the company’s market cap and approximately 31.11% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 24,208,185 shares of the stock are valued at $65.36 million. The third largest holder is Deutsche Bank Ag, which currently holds $54.48 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 2.21% of its market capitalization.

Yamana Gold Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of December reporting period, 102 institutional holders increased their position in Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) by some 62,552,149 shares, 113 decreased positions by 39,621,477 and 54 held positions by 341,337,250. That puts total institutional holdings at 443,510,876 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 30 new institutional investments totaling 28,246,667 shares while 43 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 15,446,465 shares.

Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY), with 2 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 5 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 9 buy, 2 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.39 average brokerage recommendation [T1].