15,184 Shares in Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (NYSE:BVN) Purchased by Banque Cantonale Vaudoise

Banque Cantonale Vaudoise purchased a new position in shares of Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (NYSE:BVN) in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor purchased 15,184 shares of the mining company’s stock, valued at approximately $152,000.

Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Van ECK Associates Corp boosted its stake in shares of Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. by 6.5% during the 4th quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 25,716,376 shares of the mining company’s stock worth $313,483,000 after purchasing an additional 1,575,098 shares during the period. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD boosted its stake in shares of Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. by 17.5% during the 4th quarter. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD now owns 18,244,364 shares of the mining company’s stock worth $222,399,000 after purchasing an additional 2,715,588 shares during the period. Bank of Nova Scotia boosted its stake in shares of Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. by 25.3% during the 1st quarter. Bank of Nova Scotia now owns 8,795,189 shares of the mining company’s stock worth $88,217,000 after purchasing an additional 1,776,180 shares during the period. Westwood Global Investments LLC boosted its stake in shares of Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. by 1.0% during the 4th quarter. Westwood Global Investments LLC now owns 6,382,161 shares of the mining company’s stock worth $77,798,000 after purchasing an additional 65,123 shares during the period. Finally, Polunin Capital Partners Ltd boosted its stake in shares of Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. by 2.6% during the 1st quarter. Polunin Capital Partners Ltd now owns 2,295,011 shares of the mining company’s stock worth $23,018,000 after purchasing an additional 58,511 shares during the period. 53.31% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

NYSE:BVN opened at $10.84 on Friday. Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. has a one year low of $8.08 and a one year high of $14.32. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18, a quick ratio of 1.38 and a current ratio of 1.64. The company has a market cap of $2.75 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -60.22 and a beta of 0.76. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of $10.76.

Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (NYSE:BVN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 29th. The mining company reported $0.06 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.11 by ($0.05). Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. had a negative net margin of 5.93% and a negative return on equity of 1.35%. The business had revenue of $185.89 million during the quarter. Sell-side analysts expect that Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. will post 0.72 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms recently commented on BVN. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 25th. Citigroup decreased their price objective on shares of Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. from $13.00 to $12.00 in a report on Monday, March 8th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a report on Friday, May 28th.

Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. Company Profile

Compañía de Minas Buenaventura SAA., a precious metals company, engages in the exploration, mining, concentration, smelting, and marketing of polymetallic ores and metals in Peru, the United States, Europe, and Asia. It explores for gold, silver, lead, zinc, and copper metals. The company operates four operating mining units, including Uchucchacua, Orcopampa, Julcani, and Tambomayo in Peru; and San Gabriel, a mining unit under development stage.

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