$0.03 EPS Expected for Yamana Gold Inc. (USA) (AUY), Jefferies Group Lowered Its Lilly Eli & Co (Put) (LLY) Stake

July 19, 2017 - By Kurt Siggers

Jefferies Group Llc decreased Lilly Eli & Co (Put) (LLY) stake by 42.7% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Jefferies Group Llc sold 93,000 shares as Lilly Eli & Co (Put) (LLY)’s stock declined 3.22%. The Jefferies Group Llc holds 124,800 shares with $9.18M value, down from 217,800 last quarter. Lilly Eli & Co (Put) now has $91.57 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.07% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $83.7. About shares traded. Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE:LLY) has risen 4.70% since July 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.00% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Yamana Gold Inc. (USA) (NYSE:AUY) to report $0.03 EPS on July, 27 after the close.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 200.00% from last quarter’s $0.01 EPS. AUY’s profit would be $29.28 million giving it 20.92 P/E if the $0.03 EPS is correct. After having $-0.01 EPS previously, Yamana Gold Inc. (USA)’s analysts see -400.00% EPS growth. The stock increased 2.45% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $2.51. About shares traded. Yamana Gold Inc. (USA) (NYSE:AUY) has declined 40.97% since July 19, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 57.67% the S&P500.

Yamana Gold Inc. is a gold producer with gold production, gold development stage properties, exploration properties, and land positions throughout the Americas, including Canada, Brazil, Chile and Argentina. The company has market cap of $2.45 billion. The Company’s divisions include Chapada mine in Brazil; El Penon mine in Chile; Canadian Malartic mine in Canada; Gualcamayo mine in Argentina; Minera Florida mine in Chile; Jacobina mine in Brazil; Brio Gold Inc. , and Corporate and other. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s development projects include Cerro Moro, Argentina; Agua Rica, Argentina, and Gualcamayo, Argentina.

Among 12 analysts covering Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Yamana Gold Inc. had 32 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James given on Monday, March 14. The stock of Yamana Gold Inc. (USA) (NYSE:AUY) earned “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, December 19. On Friday, January 13 the stock rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse to “Neutral”. The firm earned “Mkt Perform” rating on Friday, January 15 by Raymond James. BMO Capital Markets upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Thursday, May 12 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan given on Wednesday, January 27. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Yamana Gold Inc. (USA) (NYSE:AUY) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, July 24 by IBC. As per Friday, December 11, the company rating was initiated by JP Morgan. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, June 20 by BMO Capital Markets.

Analysts await Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE:LLY) to report earnings on July, 25 before the open. They expect $1.03 earnings per share, up 19.77% or $0.17 from last year’s $0.86 per share. LLY’s profit will be $1.13B for 20.32 P/E if the $1.03 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.98 actual earnings per share reported by Eli Lilly and Co for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.10% EPS growth.

Among 17 analysts covering Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Eli Lilly and Company had 58 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE:LLY) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, December 16. The stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Wednesday, June 14. The stock has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, November 16. Atlantic Securities initiated the stock with “Overweight” rating in Friday, December 18 report. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, July 17 report. As per Saturday, August 22, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 27 report. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Buy” on Monday, December 7. On Thursday, April 27 the stock rating was downgraded by Argus Research to “Hold”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, November 12 by Leerink Swann.

Jefferies Group Llc increased Prudential Finl Inc (Put) (NYSE:PRU) stake by 27,800 shares to 61,700 valued at $6.42 million in 2016Q4. It also upped Loews Corp (NYSE:L) stake by 23,563 shares and now owns 28,988 shares. Cvs Health Corp (Call) (NYSE:CVS) was raised too.

Since February 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 sales for $59.49 million activity. 230,000 shares were sold by LILLY ENDOWMENT INC, worth $18.46 million. 22,833 Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE:LLY) shares with value of $1.83 million were sold by Harrington Michael J. $155,040 worth of Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE:LLY) was sold by Zakrowski Donald A on Thursday, February 2. Rice Derica W sold 11,162 shares worth $861,085. The insider Conterno Enrique A sold $2.07 million. Barnes Melissa S sold $153,482 worth of Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE:LLY) on Monday, June 12. 15,000 shares valued at $1.16M were sold by Zulueta Alfonso G on Monday, February 6.

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