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
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, Canada (1980)|
|Market Cap||$10 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$2.04 billion|
|Management||Founder/Chairman/CEO Peter Marrone
CFO Charles Main
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||6.7%|
|Cash/Debt||$520.86 million / $462.84 million|
Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's) and Motley Fool CAPS.
Over the past five years, in fact, Yamana has grown its top line at a whopping rate of 88% annually. That's much faster than that of rivals AngloGold (19%), Goldcorp (31%), and Kinross (34%).
The Fed and most central banks in the world are depreciating their currencies as quickly as they can. Gold will be the winner from all of this. And while gold may be somewhat fairly priced, though likely to still rise, gold miners stocks are priced for gold around $1250. These stocks will do great. AUY is well positioned among Gold Miners. And the world is in such chaos today (see Syria, Israel/Palestine, potential trade wars, will there be a Euro?, etc.) that the likelihood of an unexpected negative event is higher than normal. Gold, and gold miners, will benefit if that were to occur.
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