Featured Stock for Investors: Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (NYSE:WPM)

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (NYSE:WPM)

The stock recently closed its previous session at $17.97 by showing a percentage change of 4.11% from its previous day closing price of $17.26.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company’s stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. There may be various price targets for a stock. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (NYSE:WPM) currently has a consensus Price Target of $26.63. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $31.72 and a Low Price Target of $21.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (NYSE:WPM) where 3 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 12 analysts said it’s a Buy, 1 rated the stock as Hold, 0 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 1.5. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (NYSE:WPM) reported its Actual EPS of $0.16/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (NYSE:WPM) could bring EPS of $0.14/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.02 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 14.3 Percent.

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (NYSE:WPM) has a market capitalization of 7.98 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 4.62 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $22.86 on 07/09/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 09/11/18 as $15.18. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $27.77. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 6.42%. The Moving Average SMA50 is 1.05% while SMA200 is -11.56%.

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (NYSE:WPM) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 5.4%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 1.3% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 6.3%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -18.8 percent while its Weekly performance value is 5.15%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are 12.95 percent and -10.69 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (NYSE:WPM) is 1.87. The Average Volume (3 months) is 2.46 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $0.36 and an annual Dividend Yield of 2 Percent. WPM has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 25.31, Forward P/E of 26.74, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 86.21 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 0. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 38.4 percent.

Company Profile:

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. operates as a silver and gold streaming company. Wheaton Precious Metals Corp, formerly known as Silver Wheaton Corp, is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.