First Majestic Silver Sees BMO Resume Coverage With $13.25 Price Target

On November 30th, First Majestic Silver Corp. (TSX: FR) priced their convertible senior notes due in 2027. The company announced that it will be issuing US$200 million in notes. The notes will bear a cash interest semi-annually at 0.375% per annum and the conversion will be 60.3865 common shares per US$100 principal. The company said it intends to use C$164.9 million to repurchase $125.2 million aggregate principal of its 1.875% convertible senior note.

First Majestic Silver currently has 5 analysts covering the stock with an average 12-month price target of C$20.34, or a 46% upside to the current stock price. Out of the 5 analysts, 2 analysts have to buy ratings and 3 have hold ratings. The street high sits at C$31.27 from H.C Wainwright while the lowest price target sits at C$13.25.

After the news, BMO Capital Markets resumed their coverage of First Majestic Silver with a C$13.25 price target, lowering it from the C$13.75 they had on the company beforehand. They also reiterated their market performance rating on the stock.

BMO says that they had a period of research restriction due to the senior note offering but since the deal has been priced they are now able to resume. They add that after using $164.9 million of the proceeds to repurchase the existing 1.875% notes, those notes will have roughly $31.1 million remaining and expect the remaining to be converted into 3.3 million shares.

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