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How to buy Pretium Resources stock | $11.29

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Pretium Resources Inc is a gold business based in the US. Pretium Resources shares (PVG) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Pretium Resources employs 647 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$583.5 million.

How to buy shares in Pretium Resources

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Pretium Resources. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: PVG. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Pretium Resources reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$11.29, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Pretium Resources, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Pretium Resources. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Pretium Resources share price

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Pretium Resources shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-01.
Latest market closeUSD$11.29
52-week rangeUSD$4.05 - USD$14.55
50-day moving average USD$12.2874
200-day moving average USD$10.9658
Wall St. target priceUSD$13.66
PE ratio 23.6458
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.48

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Is it a good time to buy Pretium Resources stock?

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Pretium Resources price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $11.29 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-11) N/A
1 month (2020-12-22) 2.26%
3 months (2020-10-18) N/A
6 months (2020-07-18) N/A
1 year (2020-01-18) N/A
2 years (2019-01-18) N/A
3 years (2018-01-18) N/A
5 years (2016-01-18) N/A

Is Pretium Resources under- or over-valued?

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

Pretium Resources's P/E ratio

Pretium Resources's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 24x. In other words, Pretium Resources shares trade at around 24x 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.

Pretium Resources's EBITDA

Pretium Resources's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$286.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Pretium Resources's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Pretium Resources financials

Revenue TTM USD$583.5 million
Operating margin TTM 32.54%
Gross profit TTM USD$151.4 million
Return on assets TTM 7.27%
Return on equity TTM 9.11%
Profit margin 15.38%
Book value $5.537
Market capitalisation USD$2.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Pretium Resources shares

There are currently 8.6 million Pretium Resources shares held short by investors – that's known as Pretium Resources's "short interest". This figure is 11.3% up from 7.7 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Pretium Resources shares can be evaluated.

Pretium Resources's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Pretium Resources's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Pretium Resources shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Pretium Resources shares traded daily (recently around 1.3 million). Pretium Resources's SIR currently stands at 6.49. In other words for every 100,000 Pretium Resources shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6490 shares are currently held short.

However Pretium Resources's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Pretium Resources shares, or, against the total number of tradable Pretium Resources shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Pretium Resources's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Pretium Resources shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Pretium Resources shares, roughly 0 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Pretium Resources.

Find out more about how you can short Pretium Resources stock.

Pretium Resources share dividends

We're not expecting Pretium Resources to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Pretium Resources share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Pretium Resources's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.05 up to $14.55. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PVG.US volatility(beta: 1.35)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 Pretium Resources's is 1.3517. This would suggest that Pretium Resources's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Pretium Resources overview

Pretium Resources Inc. acquires, explores for, and develops precious metal resource properties in the Americas. The company primarily explores for gold, silver, and copper deposits. Its principal project is the Brucejack project that consists of 4 mining leases and 6 mineral claims covering an area of 3,305.85 hectares located in northwestern British Columbia. It also owns 100% interest in the Snowfield project consisting of 1 mineral claim covering an area of 1,217 hectares located in northern British Columbia. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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