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How to buy First Majestic Silver stock | $12.57

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First Majestic Silver Corp is a silver business based in the US. First Majestic Silver shares (AG) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. First Majestic Silver employs 4,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$343.3 million.

How to buy shares in First Majestic Silver

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for First Majestic Silver. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: AG. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until First Majestic Silver reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$12.57, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of First Majestic Silver, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of First Majestic Silver. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

First Majestic Silver share price

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First Majestic Silver shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$12.57
52-week rangeUSD$4.17 - USD$14.57
50-day moving average USD$11.1418
200-day moving average USD$11.0234
Wall St. target priceUSD$9.54
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.86

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Is it a good time to buy First Majestic Silver stock?

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First Majestic Silver price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $12.57 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-11) 0.16%
1 month (2020-12-18) 12.57
3 months (2020-10-16) 19.60%
6 months (2020-07-17) 18.58%
1 year (2020-01-17) 19.37%
2 years (2019-01-18) 144.08%
3 years (2018-01-18) 81.65%
5 years (2016-01-15) 360.44%

Is First Majestic Silver under- or over-valued?

Valuing First Majestic Silver stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of First Majestic Silver's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

First Majestic Silver's EBITDA

First Majestic Silver's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$88.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a First Majestic Silver's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

First Majestic Silver financials

Revenue TTM USD$343.3 million
Operating margin TTM 2.54%
Gross profit TTM USD$127.5 million
Return on assets TTM 0.5%
Return on equity TTM -6.98%
Profit margin -14.97%
Book value $3.646
Market capitalisation USD$2.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting First Majestic Silver shares

There are currently 43.8 million First Majestic Silver shares held short by investors – that's known as First Majestic Silver's "short interest". This figure is 2.2% up from 42.8 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting First Majestic Silver shares can be evaluated.

First Majestic Silver's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

First Majestic Silver's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of First Majestic Silver shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of First Majestic Silver shares traded daily (recently around 4.6 million). First Majestic Silver's SIR currently stands at 9.46. In other words for every 100,000 First Majestic Silver shares traded daily on the market, roughly 9460 shares are currently held short.

However First Majestic Silver's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of First Majestic Silver shares, or, against the total number of tradable First Majestic Silver shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case First Majestic Silver's short interest could be expressed as 0.2% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 First Majestic Silver shares in existence, roughly 200 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable First Majestic Silver shares, roughly 0 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against First Majestic Silver.

Find out more about how you can short First Majestic Silver stock.

First Majestic Silver share dividends

We're not expecting First Majestic Silver to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

First Majestic Silver share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, First Majestic Silver's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.17 up to $14.57. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AG.US volatility(beta: 1.31)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while First Majestic Silver's is 1.3132. This would suggest that First Majestic Silver's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

First Majestic Silver overview

First Majestic Silver Corp. engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of mineral properties with a focus on silver production in Mexico. The company holds 100% interests in San Dimas Silver/Gold Mine comprises 119 concessions covering an area of 71,868 hectares located in Durango; the Santa Elena Silver/Gold Mine consists of 17 concessions covering an area of 57,656 hectares located in Sonora; and La Encantada Silver Mine comprises 22 concessions covering an area of 4,076 hectares situated in Coahuila, as well as surface land ownership of 1,343 hectares. It also holds interest in the Springpole project, a gold and silver project covering an area of approximately 41,943 hectares in Ontario, Canada. The company was formerly known as First Majestic Resource Corp. and changed its name to First Majestic Silver Corp. in November 2006. First Majestic Silver Corp. was incorporated in 1979 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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