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How to buy Wheaton Precious Metals stock
Learn how to easily invest in Wheaton Precious Metals stock.
Wheaton Precious Metals is a gold business based in the US. Wheaton Precious Metals shares (WPM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Wheaton Precious Metals employs 42 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.1 billion.
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Wheaton Precious Metals stock price (NYSE: WPM)Use our graph to track the performance of WPM stocks over time.
Wheaton Precious Metals shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$45.30|
|52-week range||$28.50 - $51.26|
|50-day moving average||$43.03|
|200-day moving average||$37.24|
|Wall St. target price||$52.24|
|Dividend yield||$0.6 (1.37%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.48|
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Is it a good time to buy Wheaton Precious Metals stock?
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Wheaton Precious Metals price performance over time
Historical closes compared with the close of $45.3 from 2023-03-17
|1 week (2023-03-13)||4.69%|
|1 month (2023-02-17)||7.14%|
|3 months (2022-12-16)||N/A|
|6 months (2022-09-19)||39.64%|
|1 year (2022-03-18)||-5.17%|
|2 years (2021-03-19)||16.22%|
|3 years (2020-03-20)||92.21%|
|5 years (2018-03-20)||151.65%|
Is Wheaton Precious Metals stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Wheaton Precious Metals stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Wheaton Precious Metals's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Wheaton Precious Metals's P/E ratio
Wheaton Precious 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 29x. In other words, Wheaton Precious Metals shares trade at around 29x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Wheaton Precious Metals's PEG ratio
Wheaton Precious Metals's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.4. 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 Wheaton Precious Metals's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Wheaton Precious Metals's EBITDA
Wheaton Precious Metals's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $743.1 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Wheaton Precious Metals's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Wheaton Precious Metals financials
|Revenue TTM||$1.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||48.65%|
|Gross profit TTM||$797.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.96%|
|Return on equity TTM||10.32%|
|Market capitalisation||$19.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Wheaton Precious Metals share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 53.57% of net profits
Recently Wheaton Precious Metals has paid out, on average, around 53.57% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.37% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Wheaton Precious Metals shareholders could enjoy a 1.37% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Wheaton Precious Metals's case, that would currently equate to about $0.6 per share.
Wheaton Precious Metals's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
Wheaton Precious Metals's most recent dividend payout was on 5 April 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 22 March 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Wheaton Precious Metals's shares ever split?
Wheaton Precious Metals's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 20 December 2004. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Wheaton Precious Metals shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Wheaton Precious Metals shares which in turn could have impacted Wheaton Precious Metals's share price.
Wheaton Precious Metals share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Wheaton Precious Metals's shares have ranged in value from as little as $28.5024 up to $51.2592. 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 Wheaton Precious Metals's is 0.4524. This would suggest that Wheaton Precious Metals's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Wheaton Precious Metals overview
Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. primarily sells precious metals in Canada, Europe, and South America. The company sells gold, silver, palladium, and cobalt deposits. The company was formerly known as Silver Wheaton Corp. and changed its name to Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. in May 2017. Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Wheaton Precious Metals is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.429% of Wheaton Precious Metals shares are held by insiders and 70.076% by institutions. How many people work for Wheaton Precious Metals?
Latest data suggests 42 work at Wheaton Precious Metals. When does the fiscal year end for Wheaton Precious Metals?
Wheaton Precious Metals's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Wheaton Precious Metals based?
Wheaton Precious Metals's address is: 1021 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6E 0C3 What is Wheaton Precious Metals's ISIN number?
Wheaton Precious Metals's international securities identification number is: CA9628791027 What is Wheaton Precious Metals's CUSIP number?
Wheaton Precious Metals's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 828336107
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