First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) does about 6.35M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 7670837 shares change hands in Monday trading. The company now has a market cap of 2.16B USD. Its current market price is $7.91, marking a decrease of -1.86% compared to the previous close of $8.06. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $14.59 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $6.31. The script in recent trading has seen the stock touch a high of $8.02 and a low of $7.6849.
First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG) has a 20-day trading average at $8.58 and the current price is -45.78% off the 52-week high compared with 25.36% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $8.89 and its 200-day simple moving average is $8.56. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 4.17%, which decreases to 4.10% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 35.78 to suggest the stock is neutral.
6 analysts observing the First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG) stock have set the 12-month price targets for the company’s shares at between $6.70 and $12.00. The consensus objective for the share price is $10.65, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 25.73% over the period. The median price target is 14.39% away from the current levels at $9.24.
FactSet Research has provided data showing that 6 brokerages have issued ratings for the stock. 0 analysts have rated it as a sell, while 1 advise that it is a overweight. 1 analysts have rated it as a buy and 4 have advised that investors hold their positions. The consensus recommendation rating is Hold and Wall Street’s advice is for investors to Moderate Buy the stock.
The current price level is -8.20%, -11.28%, and -7.90% away from its SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200 respectively, with the AG price moving above the 50-day SMA on January 23. First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG) stock is down -9.81% over the week and -8.98% over the past month. Its price is -5.16% year-to-date and -32.10% over the past year.
The stock last released its quarterly earnings report for quarter ended 6/29/2022, with the company’s earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.02 below consensus estimates by -$0.04. The company’s next earnings report is expected on 05/11/2023, with forecasts estimating quarterly EPS at -$0.03 and -$0.08 for whole year. AG’s earnings per share are forecast to shrink by -500.00% this year and 462.50% over next year. Expected sales for next quarter are $169 million, which analysts say will come at $646.69 million for the current fiscal year and next year at $798.53 million. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $156 million.
Its 12-month price target is $9.24. To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 25.73 percent from here. Of course, the average price target is just what the average analysts believe a stock will be worth in the next 52 weeks, and is only one metric. There are analysts with lower targets than the average, including one bearish Wall Street research firm advocating investors to wait for the price to pull back to $6.70, given the recent momentum. And then, on the bullish side of things, one analyst is expecting the stock to peak at $12.00.
Outstanding shares total 272.58M with insiders holding 9.75% of the shares and institutional holders owning 34.85% of the company’s common stock. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 3955.00 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 27.28. Price to book ratio is 1.55 and price to sales ratio is 3.17.
According to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing, VanEck Gold Miners ETF has added its position in First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG) to 13,661,319 shares, mirroring a recent increase by 0.31%. VanEck Gold Miners ETF added 42536.0 shares of First Majestic Silver Corp. common stock bringing its total worth to about $113.94 million at the end of recent close, SEC documents show.