Analysts See $0.01 EPS for First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG); Guggenheim Capital Has Raised By $1.26 Million Its Slm (SLM) Position

February 19, 2018 - By olga

Guggenheim Capital Llc increased Slm Corp (SLM) stake by 12.38% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Guggenheim Capital Llc acquired 114,121 shares as Slm Corp (SLM)’s stock declined 10.63%. The Guggenheim Capital Llc holds 1.04 million shares with $11.88M value, up from 921,602 last quarter. Slm Corp now has $4.87 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.44% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $11.28. About 2.67 million shares traded. SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) has risen 78.01% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 61.31% the S&P500.

Analysts expect First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) to report $0.01 EPS on February, 28.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 200.00% from last quarter’s $-0.01 EPS. AG’s profit would be $1.63M giving it 144.50 P/E if the $0.01 EPS is correct. The stock decreased 3.67% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $5.78. About 3.90M shares traded or 0.91% up from the average. First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) has declined 22.30% since February 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.00% the S&P500.

First Majestic Silver Corp. engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of mineral properties with a focus on silver projects in Mexico. The company has market cap of $944.89 million. The firm owns and operates six silver producing mines, including the Santa Elena Silver/Gold Mine, La Encantada Silver Mine, La Parrilla Silver Mine, Del Toro Silver Mine, San Martin Silver Mine, and the La Guitarra Silver Mine. It has a 206.43 P/E ratio. It also holds interests in the Plomosas Silver Project situated in Sinaloa State; La Luz Silver Project located in San Luis Potosi State; Jalisco group of Properties situated in various mining districts in Jalisco, Mexico; Ermitano Silver Project; and La Joya Silver Project in the city of Durango, Mexico.

Among 8 analysts covering First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG), 2 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. First Majestic Silver Corp. had 19 analyst reports since October 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Underperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Monday, March 14. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 10 by H.C. Wainwright. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, October 18 by H.C. Wainwright. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Wednesday, April 20 by Raymond James. H.C. Wainwright maintained the shares of AG in report on Friday, November 3 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Friday, December 22 by BMO Capital Markets. On Monday, March 7 the stock rating was downgraded by TD Securities to “Hold”. Scotia Capital maintained First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) rating on Friday, April 21. Scotia Capital has “Sector Perform” rating and $13 target. The stock of First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, April 7 by SP Global. The firm has “Sell” rating by Desjardins Securities given on Thursday, March 31.

Guggenheim Capital Llc decreased Wells Fargo Income Opportuni (EAD) stake by 65,061 shares to 628,664 valued at $5.50 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Unilever N V (NYSE:UN) stake by 6,062 shares and now owns 101,270 shares. Lauder Estee Cos Inc (NYSE:EL) was reduced too.

Among 11 analysts covering Sallie Mae (NASDAQ:SLM), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 91% are positive. Sallie Mae had 24 analyst reports since October 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) on Thursday, September 7 with “Buy” rating. Goldman Sachs maintained the shares of SLM in report on Wednesday, August 10 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Buy” on Friday, July 21. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 10 by Jefferies. Compass Point maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, October 12 report. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Buy” rating and $14.5000 target in Tuesday, May 30 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 21 by Compass Point. The company was initiated on Tuesday, January 31 by Wedbush. Jefferies initiated SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) rating on Wednesday, December 7. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $12.50 target. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $12.0 target in Wednesday, August 23 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.2 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.07, from 1.27 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 33 investors sold SLM shares while 69 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 94 raised stakes. 424.24 million shares or 0.87% more from 420.58 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Pitcairn holds 0.04% in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) or 33,088 shares. Fj Cap Management Ltd Liability Company stated it has 19,000 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Virginia Retirement Et Al owns 171,900 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. 2.23 million are owned by Millennium Ltd Liability Corp. United Svcs Automobile Association invested 0.07% in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM). Baystate Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability Co accumulated 60 shares. Principal Financial holds 0.02% of its portfolio in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) for 1.82M shares. Great West Life Assurance Communications Can reported 256,812 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement invested in 0.02% or 685,161 shares. Manufacturers Life Insur Company The has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM). Gemmer Asset Mgmt invested in 0% or 341 shares. Hanseatic Management holds 0% or 191 shares. Oakbrook Ltd Liability Corp reported 24,740 shares. Tower Capital Ltd Liability Company (Trc) holds 0.02% or 18,258 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Barclays Plc has 0% invested in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM).

Since January 24, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $2.30 million activity. Thome Paul F also sold $142,934 worth of SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) on Friday, January 26. 8,640 shares were sold by GOODE EARL A, worth $99,360. On Friday, January 26 McGarry Steven sold $160,788 worth of SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) or 13,836 shares. Another trade for 330 shares valued at $3,800 was sold by Pitcher Jed H. $1.44 million worth of SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) was sold by Lutz Laurent Charles.

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