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AEM Spikes - Agnico Eagle Pours Gold
Posted by: Sally Jones (IP Logged)
Date: October 25, 2013 05:01PM

The once-troubled Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. (AEM) is hitting a new record for gold production in the third quarter at 315,828 ounces, according to the Financial Post, and the company’s executives are buying. Here’s a third quarter company update and a look at billionaire stakeholders of AEM, a stock that spiked 23.66% over the past five days.

U.S. Industry Sector: Metals & Mining

Highlight: Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. (AEM)

The current AEM share price is $31.10. The dividend yield is 2.82%.

Down 44% over 12 months, Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. has a market cap of $5.39 billion, and trades at a P/E of 29.00 and a P/B of 1.60.

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. is a gold producer that also explores for silver, copper, zinc, and lead. Agnico’s LaRonde mine, located in the Abitibi region of Quebec, estimates reserves of around 4.2 million ounces of gold. The company was incorporated in Canada in 1972.

Agnico Eagle Mines Inc. reported financial results for the third quarter of 2013 with adjusted earnings at $60.5 million and earnings per share at $0.35. Quarterly net income was down year-over-year at $47.3 million. In the same quarter last year, Agnico reported net income of $106.3 million.

Guru Stakeholders: As of the second quarter of 2013, Jean-Marie Eveillard of First Eagle Investment Management is the top guru owner with 18,154,432 shares, representing 10.48% of shares outstanding. The firm increased its position by 60.58% in the second quarter of 2013, buying 6,849,198 shares at an average price of $31.59, for a loss of 7.5%.

The five-year trading history shows all losing quarters. Overall, the firm averaged a loss of 26% on 19,035,721 shares bought at an average price of $39.52 per share. The firm also lost 44% on 881,289 shares sold at an average price of $52.49 per share.

Guru Ray Dalio also increased his position in the second quarter by 369.18%, buying 81,958 shares at an average price of $31.59 per share, losing 1.6%.

Dalio averaged a loss of 17% on 112,399 shares bought at an average price of $37.55 per share. Selling 8,241 shares at an average price of $44.25 per share, Ray Dalio took a loss of 30%.

His current shares of 104,158 represent 0.06% of shares outstanding.

Guru Steven Cohen was the only guru to sell out his AEM holding in the second quarter of 2103. After five years of mostly double-digit losses, Cohen unloaded 31,816 shares at an average price of $31.59 per share, taking a loss of 1.6%.

Check out the other AEM stakeholders and very active insider trading.

Read more about John Paulson’s AEM and Agnico’s Goldex mine.

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Guru Discussed: Ray Dalio: Current Portfolio, Stock Picks
Jean-Marie Eveillard: Current Portfolio, Stock Picks
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