MAG Silver (NYSEAMERICAN:MAG) Sees Large Volume Increase

MAG Silver Corp. (NYSEAMERICAN:MAGGet Rating) shares saw unusually-strong trading volume on Tuesday . Approximately 14,569 shares were traded during trading, a decline of 97% from the previous session’s volume of 503,078 shares.The stock last traded at $15.49 and had previously closed at $15.11.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several brokerages have issued reports on MAG. National Bank Financial boosted their price target on MAG Silver from C$23.50 to C$24.50 in a research note on Thursday, October 13th. TD Securities boosted their target price on shares of MAG Silver from C$24.00 to C$28.00 in a research report on Tuesday, November 15th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reduced their price target on shares of MAG Silver from C$28.75 to C$28.25 in a report on Tuesday, November 15th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the stock has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $25.29.

MAG Silver Stock Up 3.0 %

The stock has a market capitalization of $1.58 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 200.03 and a beta of 1.10.

MAG Silver (NYSEAMERICAN:MAGGet Rating) last issued its earnings results on Monday, November 14th. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.11 by ($0.03).

Institutional Investors Weigh In On MAG Silver

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Balyasny Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in MAG Silver during the third quarter worth $308,000. Alliancebernstein L.P. bought a new stake in MAG Silver during the third quarter worth $152,000. Knoll Capital Management LLC grew its holdings in MAG Silver by 177.5% during the third quarter. Knoll Capital Management LLC now owns 48,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $599,000 after buying an additional 30,700 shares in the last quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC grew its holdings in MAG Silver by 313.2% during the third quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 52,204 shares of the company’s stock worth $652,000 after buying an additional 39,570 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. grew its holdings in MAG Silver by 4.3% during the third quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. now owns 348,398 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,348,000 after buying an additional 14,278 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 48.55% of the company’s stock.

About MAG Silver

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MAG Silver Corp. engages in the exploration and development of precious metal mining properties. The company explores for silver, gold, lead, and zinc deposits. It primarily holds 44% interest in the Juanicipio project located in the Fresnillo District, Zacatecas State, Mexico. The company is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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