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Is Agnico Eagle Mines Limited(NYSE: AEM), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE: AEM) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 9/7/1984. Agnico Eagle Mines Limited is in the Gold industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, is 2124.49, and so far today it has a volume of 39848. Performance year to date since the 9/7/1984 is 122.20%.

To help you determine whether Agnico Eagle Mines Limited is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 403.89 and forward P/E is 48.79. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Agnico Eagle Mines Limited has a value for PEG of 10.55. P/S ratio is 6.46 and the P/B ratio is 2.95. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 23.34 and 108.94 respectively.

At the current price Agnico Eagle Mines Limited is trading at, 57.28 (-1.51% today), Agnico Eagle Mines Limited has a dividend yield of 0.69%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 218.40%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 0.14, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 81.98% after growing -73.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 81.30%, and 5.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 224.4, and the number of shares float is 223.95. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 78.10%. The float short is 2.27%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.39. Management has seen a return on assets of 0.50%, and also a return on investment of 1.90%.

The ability for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.9, and quick ratio is 1.8. Long term debt/equity is 0.24 and total debt/equity is 0.28. In terms of margins, Agnico Eagle Mines Limited has a gross margin of 51.30%, with its operating margin at 8.70%, and Agnico Eagle Mines Limited has a profit margin of 1.60%.

The 52 week high is -4.69%, with 171.84% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 5.13% and the 200 day simple moving average is 45.88%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

 

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