Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (NYSE:BVN)’s share price traded up 3.6% 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 equities analysts recently weighed in on the company. TheStreet raised 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 Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from $10.00 to $14.00 in a research note on Tuesday, June 28th. HSBC raised Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 5th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $11.00 price target on shares of Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA in a research note on Monday, May 2nd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $9.89.

The firm’s market capitalization is $3.39 billion. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $14.12 and a 200 day moving average price of $9.87.

Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (NYSE:BVN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 27th. The mining company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.11 by $0.12. Equities research analysts predict that Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA will post $0.68 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA stock. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its stake in shares of Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (NYSE:BVN) by 16.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund 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 reporting period.

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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