Equinox Gold (NYSEAMERICAN:EQX) Upgraded at Royal Bank of Canada

Royal Bank of Canada upgraded shares of Equinox Gold (NYSEAMERICAN:EQXFree Report) from an underperform rating to a sector perform rating in a report issued on Tuesday morning, Marketbeat Ratings reports.

Equinox Gold Trading Up 2.7 %

Shares of EQX stock opened at $4.97 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.11, a current ratio of 1.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.56 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 125.03 and a beta of 1.24. Equinox Gold has a one year low of $2.35 and a one year high of $5.84.

Equinox Gold (NYSEAMERICAN:EQXGet Free Report) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported ($0.02) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.05) by $0.03. The company had revenue of $271.56 million during the quarter. Equinox Gold had a net margin of 1.51% and a negative return on equity of 1.46%. On average, research analysts expect that Equinox Gold will post -0.04 EPS for the current year.

Institutional Trading of Equinox Gold

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Quantbot Technologies LP increased its position in Equinox Gold by 20,288.1% during the first quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP now owns 8,563 shares of the company’s stock worth $70,000 after acquiring an additional 8,521 shares during the period. Cibc World Markets Corp bought a new position in Equinox Gold during the second quarter worth about $46,000. Landscape Capital Management L.L.C. bought a new position in Equinox Gold during the first quarter worth about $60,000. Level Four Advisory Services LLC bought a new position in Equinox Gold during the first quarter worth about $60,000. Finally, First Trust Advisors LP bought a new position in Equinox Gold in the 1st quarter valued at about $97,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 31.61% of the company’s stock.

Equinox Gold Company Profile

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Equinox Gold Corp. engages in the operation, acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral properties in the Americas. The company primarily explores for gold and silver deposits. It holds 100% interest in the Mesquite Gold Mine and Castle Mountain Gold Mine located in California, the United States; Los Filos Mine Complex located in Guerrero State, Mexico; Aurizona Gold Mine located in Maranhão State, Brazil; Fazenda Gold Mine and Santa Luz Gold Mine located in Bahia State, Brazil; and RDM Gold Mine located in Mina Gerais State, Brazil.

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