Shares of Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (NYSE:BVN) reached a new 52-week high on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $15.30 and last traded at $14.96, with a volume of 526,781 shares. The stock had previously closed at $14.90.

A number of research firms have weighed in on BVN. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 target price on shares of Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA in a research note on Monday, May 2nd. TheStreet raised shares of Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. Bank of America Corp. raised shares of Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and boosted their target price for the stock from $10.00 to $14.00 in a research note on Tuesday, June 28th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $8.75 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, April 14th. Finally, HSBC raised shares of Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 5th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $9.89.

The firm has a 50 day moving average of $12.18 and a 200 day moving average of $8.47. The firm’s market cap is $3.83 billion.

Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (NYSE:BVN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 27th. The mining company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.12. Equities analysts forecast that Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA will post $0.62 EPS for the current year.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. boosted its stake in Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA by 112.2% in the fourth quarter. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. now owns 402,644 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $1,695,000 after buying an additional 212,857 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley boosted its stake in Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA by 25.8% in the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 5,411,756 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $23,162,000 after buying an additional 1,108,713 shares in the last quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group boosted its stake in Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA by 56.5% in the fourth quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 1,952,857 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $8,358,000 after buying an additional 704,730 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its stake in Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA by 16.8% in the fourth quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 991,074 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $4,242,000 after buying an additional 142,693 shares in the last quarter.

Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (Buenaventura) is a Peru-based mining company engaged in the exploration, mining, smelting and commercialization of gold and silver, as well as other metals and minerals. The Company operates directly seven Peruvian mining units located in Uchucchacua, Orcopampa, Poracota, Julcani, Recuperada, Antapite and Ishihuinca; as well as indirectly the mines of Shila-Paula, La Zanja and Colquijirca.

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