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How to buy Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) shares

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Agnico Eagle Mines is a gold business based in the US. Agnico Eagle Mines stocks (AEM.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $52.6 – a decrease of 8.19% over the previous week. Agnico Eagle Mines employs 6,210 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3.8 billion.

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Agnico Eagle Mines stock price (NYSE:AEM)

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Agnico Eagle Mines shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-24.
Latest market close$46.72
52-week range$47.07 - $73.17
50-day moving average $51.78
200-day moving average $58.77
Wall St. target price$94.39
PE ratio 19.0637
Dividend yield $1.4 (2.75%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.64

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Is it a good time to buy Agnico Eagle Mines stock?

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Agnico Eagle Mines price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $46.72 from 2022-01-27

1 week (2022-01-21) -8.19%
1 month (2021-12-29) -8.68%
3 months (2021-10-29) -11.93%
6 months (2021-07-29) -27.87%
1 year (2021-01-29) -33.11%
2 years (2020-01-28) -21.43%
3 years (2019-01-28) 12.52%
5 years (2017-01-27) 1.74%

Is Agnico Eagle Mines under- or over-valued?

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

Agnico Eagle Mines's P/E ratio

Agnico Eagle Mines's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 19x. In other words, Agnico Eagle Mines shares trade at around 19x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Agnico Eagle Mines's PEG ratio

Agnico Eagle Mines's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.91. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Agnico Eagle Mines's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Agnico Eagle Mines's EBITDA

Agnico Eagle Mines's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.8 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Agnico Eagle Mines's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Agnico Eagle Mines financials

Revenue TTM $3.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 29.9%
Gross profit TTM $1.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 7.38%
Return on equity TTM 11.34%
Profit margin 16.97%
Book value $24.17
Market capitalisation $12.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Agnico Eagle Mines's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Agnico Eagle Mines.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Agnico Eagle Mines's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 30.31

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Agnico Eagle Mines's overall score of 30.31 (as at 01/01/2019) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 52nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Agnico Eagle Mines is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Agnico Eagle Mines's environmental score

Environmental score: 12.28/100

Agnico Eagle Mines's environmental score of 12.28 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Agnico Eagle Mines is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Agnico Eagle Mines's social score

Social score: 9.14/100

Agnico Eagle Mines's social score of 9.14 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Agnico Eagle Mines is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Agnico Eagle Mines's governance score

Governance score: 5.4/100

Agnico Eagle Mines's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Agnico Eagle Mines is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Agnico Eagle Mines's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Agnico Eagle Mines scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Agnico Eagle Mines has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Agnico Eagle Mines share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 53.23% of net profits

Recently Agnico Eagle Mines has paid out, on average, around 53.23% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.75% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Agnico Eagle Mines shareholders could enjoy a 2.75% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Agnico Eagle Mines's case, that would currently equate to about $1.4 per share.

Agnico Eagle Mines's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Agnico Eagle Mines's most recent dividend payout was on 15 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Agnico Eagle Mines share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Agnico Eagle Mines's shares have ranged in value from as little as $47.07 up to $73.1743. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AEM.US volatility(beta: 0.8)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 Agnico Eagle Mines's is 0.7957. This would suggest that Agnico Eagle Mines's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Agnico Eagle Mines overview

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited engages in the exploration, development, and production of mineral properties in Canada, Sweden, and Finland. The company operates through Northern Business and Southern Business segments. It primarily produces and sells gold deposit, as well as explores for silver, zinc, and copper deposits. The company's flagship property is the LaRonde mine located in the Abitibi region of northwestern Quebec, Canada. As of December 31, 2020, its LaRonde mine had a mineral reserve of approximately 3. 8 million ounces of gold. The company is also involved in exploration activities in Europe, Latin America, and the United States.

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