Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) Forms $45.68 Double Bottom; Yamana Gold Ordinary Shares (canada) (AUY) Shorts Up By 24.5%

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Yamana Gold Inc Ordinary Shares (canada) (NYSE:AUY) had an increase of 24.5% in short interest. AUY’s SI was 14.15M shares in June as released by FINRA. Its up 24.5% from 11.37M shares previously. With 11.80M avg volume, 1 days are for Yamana Gold Inc Ordinary Shares (canada) (NYSE:AUY)’s short sellers to cover AUY’s short positions. The SI to Yamana Gold Inc Ordinary Shares (canada)’s float is 1.5%. The stock increased 0.69% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $2.9. About 10.52 million shares traded or 6.07% up from the average. Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) has risen 3.24% since June 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.33% the S&P500. Some Historical AUY News: 09/04/2018 – Yamana Gold Provides Notice of First Quarter 2018 Results Release and Annual Meeting; 02/05/2018 – Yamana Gold 1Q Loss/Shr 17c; 02/05/2018 – YAMANA GOLD REITERATES PRODUCTION & COST GUIDANCE FOR 2018; 04/04/2018 – Yamana Gold Closes Below 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 02/05/2018 – YAMANA GOLD 1Q LOSS/SHR 17C, MAY NOT COMPARE W/ EST. 1C PROFIT; 25/05/2018 – Yamana Gold Announces Filing of Early Warning Report in Connection With Closing of Leagold’s Acquisition of Brio Gold; 21/03/2018 Yamana Gold Closes Above 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 03/05/2018 – Yamana Gold Announces Voting Results From Annual Meeting of Shareholders; 16/05/2018 – YAMANA AFFIRMS 2018 TO 2020 CERRO MORO PRODUCTION VIEWS; 13/04/2018 – MIRASOL RESOURCES LTD – HAS BEEN ADVISED BY YAMANA GOLD INC OF ITS DECISION TO TERMINATE GORBEA JOINT VENTURE IN CHILE

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) formed double bottom with $42.94 target or 6.00% below today’s $45.68 share price. Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) has $23.25B valuation. The stock increased 0.04% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $45.68. About 2.99M shares traded. Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL) has declined 4.38% since June 30, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.95% the S&P500. Some Historical XEL News: 27/03/2018 – MN Public Radio: Bill to help Xcel plan for hefty nuclear plant costs heads to Senate floor; 30/04/2018 – Xcel Energy Presenting at Bank of America Conference May 30; 20/04/2018 – KREX 5/Fox 4: #BREAKING – MCSO says Skipper Island Fire is now 100% contained. I-70’between Fruita and Loma being closed for; 26/04/2018 – Xcel Energy Reports a 22% Rise in First Quarter Net Profit; 29/03/2018 – Fitch Affirms Xcel Energy and Subs’ Ratings; Outlook Stable; 27/04/2018 – Xcel Energy Gets Approval for New Wind Facilities; 17/04/2018 – DEEP ECO: Xcel Energy May Benefit, Industry Rises This Quarter; 18/04/2018 – XCEL ENERGY INC: FILES MIXED SECURITIES SHELF; 19/04/2018 – DJ Xcel Energy Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (XEL); 02/05/2018 – WESTINGHOUSE WINS FUEL CONTRACT EXTENSION FOR XCEL ENERGY’S

Among 4 analysts covering Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Yamana Gold had 4 analyst reports since January 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, January 31 with “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Scotia Capital on Monday, January 15. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research given on Friday, February 9. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to “Buy” on Friday, January 26.

Yamana Gold Inc. operates as a gold producer in Canada, Brazil, Chile, and Argentina. The company has market cap of $2.83 billion. The firm explores for precious metals, gold, silver, and copper. It currently has negative earnings. It primarily holds interests in the Chapada, El Peñón, Canadian Malartic, Gualcamayo, Minera Florida, Jacobina, and Brio Gold mines.

More recent Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Yamana Gold Declares Commercial Production at Cerro Moro” on June 26, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Yamana Gold – Is $3 And Change Really Fair For Shareholders?” on June 18, 2018. Investingnews.com‘s news article titled: “Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Recovers from Six-month Low” with publication date: June 29, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.29, from 1.25 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 47 investors sold Xcel Energy Inc. shares while 198 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 178 raised stakes. 370.41 million shares or 0.81% more from 367.42 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans holds 24,986 shares. Savant has invested 0.05% in Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL). 9,206 are held by Gam Holding Ag. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, a New Jersey-based fund reported 227,500 shares. Synovus stated it has 8,490 shares. Sheets Smith Wealth Mgmt owns 35,475 shares. 645,086 were reported by First Quadrant L P Ca. Transamerica Advsr holds 0.34% of its portfolio in Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL) for 50,498 shares. Ingalls & Snyder Llc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL) for 7,366 shares. Wealthtrust Axiom Llc holds 27,601 shares or 0.46% of its portfolio. Numerixs Invest Technology, British Columbia – Canada-based fund reported 11,500 shares. Moreover, South Dakota Inv Council has 0.04% invested in Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL). Tcw reported 19,528 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Stone Ridge Asset Ltd Liability Com reported 0.02% stake. Us Bancshares De owns 589,980 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio.

Since April 30, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $3.90 million activity. Shares for $3.76M were sold by FOWKE BENJAMIN G S III. Another trade for 3,163 shares valued at $142,809 was made by WOLF TIMOTHY V on Tuesday, May 29.

Analysts await Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.47 EPS, up 4.44% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.45 per share. XEL’s profit will be $239.17 million for 24.30 P/E if the $0.47 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.57 actual EPS reported by Xcel Energy Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -17.54% negative EPS growth.

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