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How to buy Fortuna Silver Mines stock | $5.09

Learn how to easily invest in Fortuna Silver Mines stock.

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc is a silver business based in the US. Fortuna Silver Mines shares (FSM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Fortuna Silver Mines stock price (NYSE: FSM)

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Fortuna Silver Mines shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-25.
Latest market close$5.09
52-week range$3.74 - $9.85
50-day moving average $4.28
200-day moving average $5.36
Wall St. target price$9.00
PE ratio 13.1465
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.38

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Is it a good time to buy Fortuna Silver Mines stock?

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Fortuna Silver Mines price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $5.09 from 2021-10-26

1 week (2021-10-20) 5.82%
1 month (2021-09-27) 24.45%
3 months (2021-07-27) 14.13%
6 months (2021-04-27) -16.69%
1 year (2020-10-27) -29.60%
2 years (2019-10-25) 60.06%
3 years (2018-10-26) 32.55%
5 years (2016-10-27) 6.64

Is Fortuna Silver Mines under- or over-valued?

Valuing Fortuna Silver Mines stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Fortuna Silver Mines's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Fortuna Silver Mines's P/E ratio

Fortuna Silver Mines's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 13x. In other words, Fortuna Silver Mines shares trade at around 13x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Fortuna Silver Mines's EBITDA

Fortuna Silver Mines's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $203.5 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Fortuna Silver Mines's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Fortuna Silver Mines financials

Revenue TTM $425.3 million
Operating margin TTM 34.07%
Gross profit TTM $110.2 million
Return on assets TTM 8.87%
Return on equity TTM 10.16%
Profit margin 17.47%
Book value $4.16
Market capitalisation $1.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Fortuna Silver Mines shares

There are currently 10.6 million Fortuna Silver Mines shares held short by investors – that's known as Fortuna Silver Mines's "short interest". This figure is 6.7% down from 11.4 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Fortuna Silver Mines shares can be evaluated.

Fortuna Silver Mines's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Fortuna Silver Mines's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Fortuna Silver Mines shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Fortuna Silver Mines shares traded daily (recently around 4.4 million). Fortuna Silver Mines's SIR currently stands at 2.39. In other words for every 100,000 Fortuna Silver Mines shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2390 shares are currently held short.

However Fortuna Silver Mines's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Fortuna Silver Mines shares, or, against the total number of tradable Fortuna Silver Mines shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Fortuna Silver Mines's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Fortuna Silver Mines shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0367% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Fortuna Silver Mines shares, roughly 37 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Fortuna Silver Mines.

Find out more about how you can short Fortuna Silver Mines stock.

Fortuna Silver Mines share dividends

We're not expecting Fortuna Silver Mines to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Fortuna Silver Mines share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Fortuna Silver Mines's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.74 up to $9.85. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FSM.US volatility(beta: 1.07)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Fortuna Silver Mines's is 1.0742. This would suggest that Fortuna Silver Mines's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Fortuna Silver Mines overview

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. engages in the exploration, extraction, and processing of precious and base metal deposits in Latin America. Its principal properties include the Caylloma silver, lead, and zinc mine located in southern Peru; the San Jose silver and gold mine situated in southern Mexico; and the Lindero gold project located in Argentina. The company was formerly known as Fortuna Ventures Inc. and changed its name to Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. in June 2005. Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Fortuna Silver Mines is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.616% of Fortuna Silver Mines shares are held by insiders and 31.677% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Fortuna Silver Mines?
Fortuna Silver Mines's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Fortuna Silver Mines based?
Fortuna Silver Mines's address is: 200 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6C 3L6
What is Fortuna Silver Mines's ISIN number?
Fortuna Silver Mines's international securities identification number is: CA3499151080
What is Fortuna Silver Mines's CUSIP number?
Fortuna Silver Mines's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 349915108

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