Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, gold miner Yamana Gold (NYSE: AUY ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Yamana's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Toronto (1980)|
|Market Cap||$13.0 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$2.1 billion|
|Management||Founder/Chairman/CEO Peter Marrone
CFO Charles Main
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||6.4%|
|Cash/Debt||$570.5 million / $430.9 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 3,836 members who have rated Yamana believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
One of the best run mining companies in terms of cost of [gold equivalent ounces] produced. Gold continues to remain 3x higher than cost and Yamana [is] adding output and output capacity. Dividend will surely rise as CEO has indicated it should. Will make [it] more attractive to new buyers and drive price of stock up as demand remains solid in uncertain economy for next year or so.
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