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Iamgold Corp (IAG)

Price: $22.57

Industry: Metals-Non Ferrous Chaikin Power Gauge Report | Generated: Thu Sep 22 16:06 EDT 2011 IAG

$22.57

Iamgold Corp

Power Gauge Rating

IAG - Bullish TM

The Chaikin Power Gauge Rating for IAG is bullish due to strong earnings performance and positive expert opinions. IAG's earnings performance is strong as a result of an upward trend in earnings this year and consistent earnings over the past 5 years.

Financial Metrics

Earnings Performance

Price/Volume Activity

Expert Opinions

News Sentiment Rating

Bullish IAG Iamgold Corp

September 20, 2011

TM

Chaikin Sentiment Gauge for IAG is bullish. There is currently a significant positive sentiment within news stories concerning IAG.

News Sentiment :Positive

Power Trend - 5 Year Chart

The Power Gauge distills a 20 factor model into a concise picture of a stock's potential.

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High Potential

Neutral

Low Potential

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Financials & Earnings

Financial Metrics

Financial Metrics Rating

Neutral

LT Debt/Equity Ratio

IAG's financial metrics are neutral. The company does not hold much long term debt and may be overvalued.

Price to Book Value

The rank is based on a low long term debt to equity ratio, high price to book value ratio, high return on equity and low price to sales ratio.

Return on Equity

Price to Sales Ratio

Business Value

Assets and Liabilities

Valuation

Returns

Ratio

TTM

Ratio

TTM

Ratio

Current Ratio

5.12

Price/Book

2.51

Return on Invest

13.6%

LT Debt/Equity

0.00

Price/Sales

7.26

Return on Equity

13.6%

Earnings Performance

TTM

Earnings Performance Rating

Bullish

Earnings Growth

IAG's earnings performance has been strong. The company experienced superior earnings growth in the past 12 months and has a stable 5 year earnings trend.

Earnings Surprise

The rank is based on worse than expected earnings in recent quarters, an upward trend in earnings this year, a relatively high projected P/E ratio and consistent earnings over the past 5 years.

Earnings Trend

Projected P/E Ratio

Earnings Consistency

5 Year Revenue and Earnings Growth

Revenue(M) Rev % Growth EPS EPS % Growth

EPS Estimates

12/06

12/07

12/08

12/09

12/10

303.34

678.13

869.64

914.34

1,167.24

133.75%

123.55%

28.24%

5.14%

27.66%

$0.39

$-0.14

$-0.03

$0.32

$0.75

178.57%

-135.90%

78.57%

1,166.67%

134.38%

EPS Surprise

Factor

Actual EPS Prev

EST EPS Current

Change

$0.11

$0.35

+0.24

Quarterly EPS Yearly EPS Factor

$0.75

$1.28

+0.53

Actual EPS Growth

Est EPS Growth

Change

63.67%

38.50%

-25.17

3-5 year EPS

EPS Quarterly Results Estimate

Actual

Difference

% Difference

FY

Qtr 1

Qtr 2

Qtr 3

Qtr 4

Total

Latest Qtr

$0.28

$0.19

$-0.09

1 Qtr Ago

$0.32

$0.36

$0.04

-32.14

12/09

$0.17

$0.12

$0.18

$-0.13

$0.34

12.50

12/10

$0.16

$0.10

$0.11

$0.39

$0.76

2 Qtr Ago

$0.29

$0.39

3 Qtr Ago

$0.21

$0.11

$0.10

34.48

12/11

$0.41

$1.28

-

-

-

$-0.10

-47.62

Fiscal Year End Month is December.

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Price Trend & Expert Opinions Price/Volume Activity

Price/Volume Activity Rating

Neutral

Relative Strength vs Market

Chaikin Money Flow

Price and volume activity for IAG is neutral. IAG has a rising price trend and is experiencing sustained selling.

Price Trend

The rank for IAG is based on its price strength versus the market, negative Chaikin money flow, a positive Chaikin price trend, a negative Chaikin price trend ROC and an increasing volume trend.

Price Trend ROC

Volume Trend

Relative Strength vs S&P500 Index

Chaikin Money Flow

Chart shows whether IAG is performing better or worse than the market.

Chaikin Money Flow analyzes supply and demand for a company's stock.

Price Activity

Price Activity

Volume Activity

Factor

Value

Factor

52 Week High

23.25

% Change Price - 4 Weeks

14.55%

Average Volume 20 Days

2,813,892

52 Week Low

16.26

% Change Price - 24 Weeks

-1.95%

Average Volume 90 Days

2,909,722

% Change Price - 4 Wks Rel to S&P

15.62%

Chaikin Money Flow Persistency

% Change Price - 24 Wks Rel to S&P

12.23%

% Change YTD Rel S&P 500

28.35%

Expert Opinions

Value

Factor

Value

28%

Expert Opinions

Bullish

Earnings Estimate Revisions

Expert opinions about IAG are positive. Analysts are raising their EPS estimates for IAG and shorting of IAG is low.

Short Interest

Insider Activity

The rank for IAG is based on analysts revising earnings estimates upward, a low short interest ratio, pessimistic analyst opinions and price strength of the stock versus the Metals-Non Ferrous industry group.

Analyst Opinions

Relative Strength vs Industry

Earnings Estimate Revisions Current Current Qtr Next Qtr

0.35 0.41 Current

Current FY

1.28

Analyst Recommendations

7 Days Ago % Change 0.34 0.39

+2.94% +5.13%

30 Days Ago % Change 1.25

0.03

Factor Mean this Week Mean Last Week

EPS Estimates Revision Summary Value

Buy 0.00

Mean 5 Weeks Ago

Buy

Last 4 Weeks

Down

Up

Down

Curr Qtr

0

0

1

1

Curr Yr

0

0

0

0

Next Qtr

0

0

1

1

Next Yr

0

0

1

0

Buy

Change

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Last Week Up

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The Company & Its Competitors

News Headlines for IAG

IAG's Competitors in Metals-Non Ferrous Historic EPS growth

Projected EPS growth

Profit Margin

PEG

PE

Revenue(M)

Gold Fields Ghana Acquisition Approved - Jun 20, 2011

IAG

63.67%

38.50%

55.42%

0.46

21.51

1,167

AU

16.25%

-

13.05%

-

14.15

5,514

EURO Ressources Reports Earnings for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2011 - May 13, 2011

ABX

42.85%

18.06%

31.81%

0.61

13.64

10,924

NEM

16.86%

-2.90%

22.51%

-4.83

16.39

9,540

Gold Fields Limited 04 15 - Apr 15, 2011

KGC

33.48%

10.00%

29.61%

2.01

25.76

3,010

Rio Alto Announces Acquisition of 100% of La Arena Project - Feb 9, 2011

GFI

18.29%

15.57%

6.34%

0.97

33.76

4,327

HMY

6.83%

36.38%

5.01%

0.33

55.33

1,732

36.31%

16.93%

40.73%

1.34

28.02

3,800

Company

Power Gauge

GG

Gold Fields buys stake in 2 gold mines for $667M - Apr 15, 2011

Company Details

Company Profile

IAMGOLD CORP 401 BAY STREET TORONTO ONTARIO CANADA, A6 M5H 2Y4 CAN Phone: 4163604710 Fax: 416-3604750 Website: http://www.iamgold.com Sector: Basic Materials

IAMGOLD Corp is an international gold exploration and mining company based in Canada. It holds a 38% stake in the Sadiola Gold Mine and a 40% stake in the Yatela Gold Mine. Both are located in Mali, West Africa. Measured and indicated resources at Sadiola and Yatela are 5.5 million ounces of gold (including reserves of 5.2 million ounces). Inferred resources are 5.9 million ounces. IAMGOLD is actively exploring highly prospective ground in Africa and South America.

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Stock Research Report for IAG as of 9/22/11 - Chaikin Power Tools