Compańia de Minas Buenaventura (BVN) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds

Media headlines about Compańia de Minas Buenaventura (NYSE:BVN) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Compańia de Minas Buenaventura earned a coverage optimism score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the mining company an impact score of 46.4439081376745 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on BVN. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Compańia de Minas Buenaventura from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $16.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, February 6th. ValuEngine upgraded Compańia de Minas Buenaventura from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, April 2nd. TheStreet upgraded Compańia de Minas Buenaventura from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 1st. Finally, Citigroup upgraded Compańia de Minas Buenaventura from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, January 18th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $16.65.

Shares of Compańia de Minas Buenaventura opened at $15.25 on Friday, MarketBeat reports. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20, a current ratio of 2.01 and a quick ratio of 1.62. Compańia de Minas Buenaventura has a 1-year low of $15.41 and a 1-year high of $15.50. The stock has a market cap of $3.92 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 41.22 and a beta of 1.13.

Compańia de Minas Buenaventura (NYSE:BVN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 28th. The mining company reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.27 by ($0.10). Compańia de Minas Buenaventura had a return on equity of 1.91% and a net margin of 1.41%. The business had revenue of $370.63 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $391.74 million. sell-side analysts forecast that Compańia de Minas Buenaventura will post 1.22 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, April 18th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, April 18th were issued a dividend of $0.029 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, April 17th. Compańia de Minas Buenaventura’s payout ratio is currently 16.22%.

Compańia de Minas Buenaventura Company Profile

Compañía de Minas Buenaventura SAA., a precious metals company, engages in the exploration, mining, and processing of gold, silver, lead, zinc, and copper metals in Peru. The company operates four directly operating mining units, including Orcopampa, Uchucchacua, Julcani, and Mallay; and two mining unites that are under development stage comprising Tambomayo and San Gabriel.

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