Shares of Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (NYSE:BVN) traded up 3.6% during trading on Thursday . The company traded as high as $13.90 and last traded at $13.62, with a volume of 998,577 shares. The stock had previously closed at $13.15.

A number of analysts have recently commented on the company. TheStreet upgraded Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 29th. Bank of America Corp. upgraded Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their target price for the stock from $10.00 to $14.00 in a research report on Tuesday, June 28th. HSBC upgraded Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 5th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 target price on shares of Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA in a research report on Monday, May 2nd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $9.89.

The company’s market cap is $3.37 billion. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $14.08 and its 200 day moving average is $9.78.

Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (NYSE:BVN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 27th. The mining company reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.12. On average, equities analysts expect that Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA will post $0.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA stock. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its position in shares of Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (NYSE:BVN) by 16.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 991,074 shares of the mining company’s stock after buying an additional 142,693 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA owned approximately 0.38% of Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA worth $4,242,000 at the end of the most recent 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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