News coverage about Fortuna Silver Mines (NYSE:FSM) (TSE:FVI) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Fortuna Silver Mines earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.7386795580414 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Fortuna Silver Mines (NYSE:FSM) opened at $5.11 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08, a quick ratio of 4.45 and a current ratio of 4.77. The stock has a market cap of $841.29, a P/E ratio of 20.44 and a beta of 0.12. Fortuna Silver Mines has a one year low of $4.03 and a one year high of $6.92.

Fortuna Silver Mines (NYSE:FSM) (TSE:FVI) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The basic materials company reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.01. Fortuna Silver Mines had a net margin of 15.44% and a return on equity of 9.15%. research analysts forecast that Fortuna Silver Mines will post 0.31 EPS for the current fiscal year.

FSM has been the topic of several recent research reports. BMO Capital Markets initiated coverage on shares of Fortuna Silver Mines in a report on Friday, November 17th. They issued an “outperform” rating on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Fortuna Silver Mines from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $5.25 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, September 22nd. Scotiabank reduced their price target on shares of Fortuna Silver Mines from $7.00 to $6.00 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, October 6th. Finally, Raymond James Financial downgraded shares of Fortuna Silver Mines from a “strong-buy” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $6.75.

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Fortuna Silver Mines Company Profile

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc is a Canada-based mining company engaged in silver mining and related activities in Latin America, including exploration, extraction and processing. The Company operates the Caylloma silver, lead, and zinc mine (Caylloma) in southern Peru and the San Jose silver and gold mine (San Jose) in southern Mexico.

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