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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)

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Wheaton Precious Metals shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-03-16.
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
PE ratio 29.1081
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 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%
Profit margin 62.83%
Book value $14.85
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.

Frequently asked questions

What 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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