Shares of Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (NYSE:BVN) saw an uptick in trading volume on Wednesday . 1,922,086 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 33% from the previous session’s volume of 1,444,525 shares.The stock last traded at $12.31 and had previously closed at $12.92.

Several brokerages recently commented on BVN. TheStreet upgraded shares of Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 29th. Bank of America Corp. upgraded shares of Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price target for the company from $10.00 to $14.00 in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. Finally, HSBC upgraded shares of Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, May 5th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $9.89.

The company’s market cap is $3.12 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $14.13 and a 200 day moving average price of $10.08.

Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (NYSE:BVN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 27th. The mining company reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.12. Analysts anticipate that Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA will post $0.68 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 raised its stake in 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. 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 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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