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How to buy Franco-Nevada Corporation stock
Learn how to easily invest in Franco-Nevada Corporation stock.
Franco-Nevada Corporation is a gold business based in the US. Franco-Nevada Corporation shares (FNV) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.
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- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – FNV – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
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What's in this guide?
- FNV shares summary
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- Is FNV stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Is FNV suitable for ethical investing?
- Are FNV shares over-valued?
- Franco-Nevada Corporation's financials
- How volatile are FNV shares?
- Does Franco-Nevada Corporation pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Franco-Nevada Corporation stock price (NYSE: FNV)Use our graph to track the performance of FNV stocks over time.
Franco-Nevada Corporation shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$112.59|
|52-week range||$112.75 - $168.49|
|50-day moving average||$125.59|
|200-day moving average||$139.17|
|Wall St. target price||$145.75|
|Dividend yield||$1.24 (1.12%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$3.99|
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Is it a good time to buy Franco-Nevada Corporation stock?
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Franco-Nevada Corporation price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-21)||-5.24%|
|1 month (2022-08-26)||-11.32%|
|3 months (2022-06-28)||-18.12%|
|6 months (2022-03-28)||-27.66%|
|1 year (2021-09-28)||-13.74%|
|2 years (2020-09-28)||-18.86%|
|3 years (2019-09-27)||21.55%|
|5 years (2017-09-28)||43.21%|
Is Franco-Nevada Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Franco-Nevada Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Franco-Nevada Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Franco-Nevada Corporation's P/E ratio
Franco-Nevada Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 29x. In other words, Franco-Nevada Corporation shares trade at around 29x recent earnings.
That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).
Franco-Nevada Corporation's PEG ratio
Franco-Nevada Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 11.81. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Franco-Nevada Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Franco-Nevada Corporation's EBITDA
Franco-Nevada Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.1 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Franco-Nevada Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Franco-Nevada Corporation financials
|Revenue TTM||$1.3 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||68.08%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||9.17%|
|Return on equity TTM||12.73%|
|Market capitalisation||$22.1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Franco-Nevada Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Franco-Nevada Corporation.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Franco-Nevada Corporation's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 13.69
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Franco-Nevada Corporation's overall score of 13.69 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Franco-Nevada Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Franco-Nevada Corporation's environmental score
Environmental score: 3.58/100
Franco-Nevada Corporation's environmental score of 3.58 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Franco-Nevada Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Franco-Nevada Corporation's social score
Social score: 5.42/100
Franco-Nevada Corporation's social score of 5.42 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Franco-Nevada Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Franco-Nevada Corporation's governance score
Governance score: 6.18/100
Franco-Nevada Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Franco-Nevada Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Franco-Nevada Corporation's controversy score
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Franco-Nevada Corporation scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Franco-Nevada Corporation has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||13.69|
|Total ESG percentile||8.95|
|Environmental score percentile||3|
|Social score percentile||3|
|Governance score percentile||3|
|Level of controversy||2|
Franco-Nevada Corporation share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 34.24% of net profits
Recently Franco-Nevada Corporation has paid out, on average, around 34.24% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.12% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Franco-Nevada Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 1.12% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Franco-Nevada Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.24 per share.
While Franco-Nevada Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Franco-Nevada Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Franco-Nevada Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 28 September 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 September 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
Franco-Nevada Corporation share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Franco-Nevada Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $112.75 up to $168.4859. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Franco-Nevada Corporation's is 0.5732. This would suggest that Franco-Nevada Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Franco-Nevada Corporation overview
Franco-Nevada Corporation operates as a gold-focused royalty and streaming company in Latin America, the United States, Canada, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Mining and Energy. The company manages its portfolio with a focus on precious metals, such as gold, silver, and platinum group metals; and energy comprising oil, gas, and natural gas liquids. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. .
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Franco-Nevada Corporation (TSE:FNV) is favoured by institutional owners who hold 77% of the company
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Franco-Nevada Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.707% of Franco-Nevada Corporation shares are held by insiders and 73.125% by institutions. When does the fiscal year end for Franco-Nevada Corporation?
Franco-Nevada Corporation's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Franco-Nevada Corporation based?
Franco-Nevada Corporation's address is: 199 Bay Street, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5L 1G9 What is Franco-Nevada Corporation's ISIN number?
Franco-Nevada Corporation's international securities identification number is: CA3518581051 What is Franco-Nevada Corporation's CUSIP number?
Franco-Nevada Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 351858105
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