Market Overview

UPDATE: National Bank Financial Downgrades AuRico Gold to Underperform on Dutch Auction Effect

Related AUQ
UPDATE: Morgan Stanley Downgrades AuRico Gold As Execution Is Priced In
Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Higher; Cypress To Acquire Spansion In $4 Billion Deal

National Bank Financial downgraded AuRico Gold Inc. (NYSE: AUQ) from Sector Perform to Underperform and lowered the price target from $8.50 to $7.00.

National Bank Financial commented, "Based on updated guidance, we believe that AUQ could see some share price weakness post the Dutch Auction. We believe the share price could be supported by a potential dividend between $0.20/sh and $0.40/sh (Exhibit 7 & 8). We … believe that AUQ's shares would start to look attractive below $7.00/sh – assuming at least $0.20/sh dividend."

AuRico Gold closed at $7.96 on Friday.

Latest Ratings for AUQ

Dec 2014Morgan StanleyDowngradesEqual-weightUnderweight
Nov 2014Desjardins SecuritiesDowngradesBuyHold
Nov 2014Raymond JamesDowngradesOutperformMarket Perform

View More Analyst Ratings for AUQ
View the Latest Analyst Ratings

Posted-In: National Bank FinancialAnalyst Color Downgrades Pre-Market Outlook Analyst Ratings


Related Articles (AUQ)

Around the Web, We're Loving...

Get Benzinga's Newsletters