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How to buy Silvercorp Metals stock | $5.83

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Silvercorp Metals Inc is a silver business based in the US. Silvercorp Metals shares (SVM) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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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 Silvercorp Metals. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SVM. 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 Silvercorp Metals 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$5.83, 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 Silvercorp Metals, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Silvercorp Metals. 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.

Silvercorp Metals share price

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Silvercorp Metals shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-09.
Latest market closeUSD$5.83
52-week rangeUSD$1.4929 - USD$8.8932
50-day moving average USD$6.9154
200-day moving average USD$6.7742
Wall St. target priceUSD$3.52
PE ratio 25.515
Dividend yield USD$0.03 (0.41%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.233

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Silvercorp Metals price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $5.83 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-06) -14.39%
1 month (2020-12-13) N/A
3 months (2020-10-13) -22.99%
6 months (2020-07-13) 2.10%
1 year (2020-01-13) 10.84%
2 years (2019-01-13) N/A
3 years (2018-01-13) N/A
5 years (2016-01-13) 1,083.04%

Is Silvercorp Metals under- or over-valued?

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

Silvercorp Metals's P/E ratio

Silvercorp Metals's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 26x. In other words, Silvercorp Metals shares trade at around 26x recent earnings.

Silvercorp Metals's EBITDA

Silvercorp Metals's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$80.6 million.

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

Silvercorp Metals financials

Revenue TTM USD$166.4 million
Operating margin TTM 34.71%
Gross profit TTM USD$96.1 million
Return on assets TTM 6.47%
Return on equity TTM 10.7%
Profit margin 24.28%
Book value $2.475
Market capitalisation USD$1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Silvercorp Metals shares

There are currently 1.6 million Silvercorp Metals shares held short by investors – that's known as Silvercorp Metals's "short interest". This figure is 44.4% up from 1.1 million last month.

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

Silvercorp Metals's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Silvercorp Metals's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Silvercorp Metals shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Silvercorp Metals shares traded daily (recently around 1.2 million). Silvercorp Metals's SIR currently stands at 1.34. In other words for every 100,000 Silvercorp Metals shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1340 shares are currently held short.

However Silvercorp Metals's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Silvercorp Metals shares, or, against the total number of tradable Silvercorp Metals shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Silvercorp Metals's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Silvercorp Metals shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Silvercorp Metals shares, roughly 0 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 Silvercorp Metals.

Find out more about how you can short Silvercorp Metals stock.

Silvercorp Metals share dividends

12%

Dividend payout ratio: 11.9% of net profits

Recently Silvercorp Metals has paid out, on average, around 11.9% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.41% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Silvercorp Metals shareholders could enjoy a 0.41% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Silvercorp Metals's case, that would currently equate to about $0.03 per share.

While Silvercorp Metals's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Silvercorp Metals is investing more in its future growth.

Silvercorp Metals's most recent dividend payout was on 16 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 24 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Silvercorp Metals share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Silvercorp Metals's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.4929 up to $8.8932. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SVM.US volatility(beta: 1.14)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE MKT average) beta is 1, while Silvercorp Metals's is 1.1429. This would suggest that Silvercorp Metals'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).

Silvercorp Metals overview

Silvercorp Metals Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and mining of mineral properties in China. The company primarily explores for silver, gold, lead, and zinc metals. It holds interest in Ying silver-lead- zinc project located in the Ying Mining District in Henan Province, China; and GC silver-lead-zinc mine in Guangdong Province, China. The company was formerly known as SKN Resources Ltd. and changed its name to Silvercorp Metals Inc. in May 2005. Silvercorp Metals Inc. is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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