Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (NYSE:BVN)’s share price gapped down prior to trading on Monday . The stock had previously closed at $12.89, but opened at $13.17. Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA shares last traded at $13.90, with a volume of 1,538,600 shares changing hands.

BVN has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Bank of America Corp. raised Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their target price for the company from $10.00 to $14.00 in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. TheStreet raised Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 29th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $10.27.

The company’s 50-day moving average is $14.18 and its 200-day moving average is $10.13. The stock’s market cap is $3.50 billion.

Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (NYSE:BVN) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July 27th. The mining company reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.11 by $0.12. Analysts expect that Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA will post $0.73 EPS for the current year.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA stock. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its position in Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (NYSE:BVN) by 16.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. 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 about 0.38% of Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA worth $4,242,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

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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