Shares of Endeavour Silver Corp. (NYSE:EXK) shot up 5.3% on Thursday . The company traded as high as $4.55 and last traded at $4.55, with a volume of 1,649,221 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $4.32.

A number of research firms have weighed in on EXK. CIBC reissued an “underperform” rating and set a $3.50 target price (up previously from $3.00) on shares of Endeavour Silver Corp. in a research report on Friday, May 13th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Endeavour Silver Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $6.00 target price for the company in a research report on Monday, August 8th. TD Securities reissued a “hold” rating and set a $6.50 target price (up previously from $5.50) on shares of Endeavour Silver Corp. in a research report on Thursday, August 4th. Finally, Raymond James Financial Inc. raised shares of Endeavour Silver Corp. from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Monday, June 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $3.61.

The company’s market capitalization is $571.68 million. The company has a 50 day moving average of $4.99 and a 200 day moving average of $3.62.

Endeavour Silver Corp. is a mineral company engaged in the evaluation, acquisition, exploration, development and exploitation of metal properties in Mexico and Chile. The Company’s operating mining segments include Guanacevi, Bolanitos and El Cubo, which are located in Mexico, as well as Exploration and Corporate segments.

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