Here’s Why First Majestic Silver Corporation (NYSE: AG) Is A Good Investment Right Now

The trading price of First Majestic Silver Corporation (NYSE:AG) floating higher at last check on Tuesday, April 02, closing at $6.35, 2.05% higher than its previous close.

In examining the 52-week price action we see that the stock hit a 52-week high of $8.07 and a 52-week low of $4.17. Over the past month, the stock has gained 34.48% in value.

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First Majestic Silver Corporation, whose market valuation is $1.82 billion at the time of this writing, is expected to release its quarterly earnings report May 02, 2024 – May 06, 2024. The dividend yield on the company stock is 0.32%, while its Forward Dividend ratio is 0.02. Investors’ optimism about the company’s current quarter earnings report is understandable. Analysts have predicted the quarterly earnings per share to grow by -$0.02 per share this quarter, however they have predicted annual earnings per share of -$0.05 for 2024 and $0.24 for 2025. It means analysts are expecting annual earnings per share growth of 37.50% this year and 580.00% next year.

Analysts have forecast the company to bring in revenue of $115 million for the current quarter, with the likely lows of $115 million and highs of $115 million. From the analysts’ viewpoint, the consensus estimate for the company’s annual revenue in 2024 is $468.86 million. The company’s revenue is forecast to drop by -18.30% over what it did in 2024.

A company’s earnings reviews provide a brief indication of a stock’s direction in the short term, where in the case of First Majestic Silver Corporation No upward and no downward comments were posted in the last 7 days. On the technical side, indicators suggest AG has a 50% Buy on average for the short term. According to the data of the stock’s medium term indicators, the stock is currently averaging as a 50% Sell, while an average of long term indicators suggests that the stock is currently 50% Buy.

A quick review shows that AG’s price is currently 17.09% off the SMA20 and 28.29% off the SMA50. The RSI metric on the 14-day chart is currently showing 72.14, and weekly volatility stands at 5.46%. When measured over the past 30 days, the indicator reaches 5.05%. First Majestic Silver Corporation (NYSE:AG)’s beta value is currently sitting at 1.44, while the Average True Range indicator is currently displaying 0.27.

To see how First Majestic Silver Corporation stock has been performing today in comparison to its peers in the industry, here are the numbers: AG stock’s performance was 2.05% at last check in today’s session, and -11.96% in the past year.

An evaluation of the daily trading volume of First Majestic Silver Corporation (NYSE:AG) indicates that the 3-month average is 7.55 million. However, this figure has increased over the past 10 days to an average of 8.0 million.

Currently, records show that 287.15 million of the company’s shares remain outstanding. The insiders hold 2.35% of outstanding shares, whereas institutions hold 29.71%. The stats also highlight that short interest as of Mar 15, 2024, stood at 19.95 million shares, resulting in a short ratio of 2.61 at that time. From this, we can conclude that short interest is 6.95% of the company’s total outstanding shares. It is noteworthy that short shares in March were down slightly from the previous month’s figure, which was 20.46 million. However, since the stock’s price has seen 3.21% year-to-date, investors’ interest is likely to be reignited due to its potential to move even higher.