Great West Life Assurance Co. Can continued to hold its position in shares of Pretium Resources Inc. (NYSE:PVG) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 30,164 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can’s holdings in Pretium Resources were worth $163,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Shell Asset Management Co. boosted its position in shares of Pretium Resources by 25.8% in the second quarter. Shell Asset Management Co. now owns 15,593 shares of the company’s stock valued at $225,000 after buying an additional 3,200 shares during the period. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI boosted its position in shares of Pretium Resources by 30.0% in the second quarter. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI now owns 17,362 shares of the company’s stock valued at $194,000 after buying an additional 4,007 shares during the period. BlackRock Fund Advisors boosted its position in shares of Pretium Resources by 233.5% in the first quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 21,953 shares of the company’s stock valued at $117,000 after buying an additional 15,371 shares during the period. Creative Planning boosted its position in shares of Pretium Resources by 13.5% in the second quarter. Creative Planning now owns 26,388 shares of the company’s stock valued at $296,000 after buying an additional 3,138 shares during the period. Finally, Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A. boosted its position in shares of Pretium Resources by 27.9% in the first quarter. Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A. now owns 55,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $296,000 after buying an additional 12,000 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 43.00% of the company’s stock.

Pretium Resources Inc. (NYSE:PVG) traded up 0.50% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $10.13. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,045,961 shares. The firm’s market capitalization is $1.81 billion. Pretium Resources Inc. has a 1-year low of $4.00 and a 1-year high of $12.41. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $11.10 and a 200 day moving average price of $8.88.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Pretium Resources from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 30th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “sector perform” rating on shares of Pretium Resources in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. Finally, Scotiabank reiterated a “sector perform” rating and issued a $12.00 target price on shares of Pretium Resources in a research note on Friday, July 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Pretium Resources has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $12.90.

About Pretium Resources

Pretium Resources Inc is a Canada-based exploration and development company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of precious metal resource properties in the Americas. The Company’s projects include Brucejack Project and the Snowfield Project, both of which are located in northwestern British Columbia.

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