First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) shares rose 1.1% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $18.68 and last traded at $18.08, with a volume of 3,345,912 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $17.88.

AG has been the topic of a number of research reports. Rodman & Renshaw raised their price target on First Majestic Silver Corp. from $6.00 to $8.75 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, April 15th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded First Majestic Silver Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, April 26th. TheStreet upgraded First Majestic Silver Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 7th. TD Securities downgraded First Majestic Silver Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. Finally, Desjardins upgraded First Majestic Silver Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 12th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $9.51.

The firm’s market capitalization is $2.88 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average is $15.03 and its 200-day moving average is $9.25.

First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 10th. The mining company reported $0.03 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.00 by $0.03. The business earned $66.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $64 million. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 21.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts anticipate that First Majestic Silver Corp. will post $0.21 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

First Majestic Silver Corp. (First Majestic) is a mining company. The Company is engaged in the business of silver production, development, exploration, and acquisition of mineral properties with a focus on silver production in Mexico. The Company operates through eight segments: six segments located in Mexico, one retail market segment in Canada and one metal trading segment in Europe.

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