Zacks: Western Copper and Gold Corporation (WRN) Given Average Rating of “Strong Buy” by Brokerages

Western Copper and Gold Corporation (NASDAQ:WRN) has earned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy rating.

Analysts have set a 12 month consensus price target of $1.60 for the company and are anticipating that the company will post ($0.01) earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Western Copper and Gold an industry rank of 147 out of 257 based on the ratings given to related companies.

Separately, HC Wainwright reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Western Copper and Gold in a research note on Monday, September 17th.

WRN opened at $0.49 on Friday. Western Copper and Gold has a 1-year low of $0.48 and a 1-year high of $1.07.

About Western Copper and Gold

Western Copper and Gold Corporation, an exploration stage company, engages in the exploration and development of mineral properties in Canada. The company explores for gold, silver, copper, and molybdenum deposits. It focuses on advancing Casino mineral property located in Yukon, Canada. The company was formerly known as Western Copper Corporation and changed its name to Western Copper and Gold Corporation in October 2011.

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