News coverage about Fortuna Silver Mines (NYSE:FSM) (TSE:FVI) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Fortuna Silver Mines earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 47.527519053903 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.: Fortuna Reports Results of Annual General Meeting (twst.com)
- Analyzing Fortuna Silver Mines (FSM) and Gold Fields (GFI) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Trend Analysis – Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE: FSM) (financerater.com)
- Head-To-Head Comparison: Fortuna Silver Mines (FSM) versus Tahoe Resources (TAHO) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Fortuna Silver Mines Inc (FSM) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
NYSE FSM traded down $0.11 during trading on Friday, hitting $5.60. 1,863,409 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 747,086. The company has a current ratio of 5.39, a quick ratio of 5.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07. The company has a market cap of $911.53 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.06 and a beta of -0.02. Fortuna Silver Mines has a fifty-two week low of $4.03 and a fifty-two week high of $6.08.
A number of research analysts recently commented on FSM shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Fortuna Silver Mines from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, March 30th. TheStreet raised Fortuna Silver Mines from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 21st. ValuEngine raised Fortuna Silver Mines from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 19th. Finally, National Bank Financial downgraded Fortuna Silver Mines from an “outperform overweight” rating to a “sector perform overweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Fortuna Silver Mines currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $5.88.
Fortuna Silver Mines Company Profile
Fortuna Silver Mines Inc engages in the exploration, extraction, and processing of precious and base metal deposits in Latin America. It explores for silver, gold, lead, and zinc deposits. The company holds interests in the Caylloma mine located in southern Peru; and the San Jose mine situated in the state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico.
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