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How to buy Fortuna Silver Mines (FSM) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Fortuna Silver Mines stocks.

Fortuna Silver Mines is a silver business based in the US. Fortuna Silver Mines stocks (FSM.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $5.13 – an increase of 1.67% over the previous week. Fortuna Silver Mines employs 0 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $504.4 million.

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Is it a good time to buy Fortuna Silver Mines stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted Fortuna Silver Mines's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Fortuna Silver Mines's stock price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $3.66, which is 7.11% down on its pre-crash value of $3.94 and 148.98% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $1.47.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Fortuna Silver Mines stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $612.13 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $965.69.

Fortuna Silver Mines stock price (NYSE:FSM)

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Fortuna Silver Mines shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-11.
Latest market close$3.66
52-week range$2.91 - $9.85
50-day moving average $3.89
200-day moving average $5.02
Wall St. target price$9.00
PE ratio 13.2862
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.28

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Fortuna Silver Mines price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $3.66 from 2022-01-14

1 week (2022-01-07) 1.67%
1 month (2021-12-16) 12.27%
3 months (2021-10-15) -20.43%
6 months (2021-07-16) -24.22%
1 year (2021-01-15) -51.52%
2 years (2020-01-16) -6.39%
3 years (2019-01-16) 3.68%
5 years (2017-01-13) 6.47

Is Fortuna Silver Mines under- or over-valued?

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

Fortuna Silver Mines's P/E ratio

Fortuna Silver Mines's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 13x. In other words, Fortuna Silver Mines shares trade at around 13x 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.

Fortuna Silver Mines's EBITDA

Fortuna Silver Mines's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $230.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Fortuna Silver Mines's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Fortuna Silver Mines financials

Revenue TTM $504.4 million
Operating margin TTM 28.51%
Gross profit TTM $110.2 million
Return on assets TTM 6.01%
Return on equity TTM 5.79%
Profit margin 12.04%
Book value $4.67
Market capitalisation $1.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Fortuna Silver Mines share dividends

We're not expecting Fortuna Silver Mines to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Fortuna Silver Mines share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Fortuna Silver Mines's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.91 up to $9.85. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FSM.US volatility(beta: 1.25)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 Fortuna Silver Mines's is 1.2497. This would suggest that Fortuna Silver Mines'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).

Fortuna Silver Mines overview

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. engages in the exploration, extraction, and processing of precious and base metal deposits in Latin America. Its principal properties include the Caylloma silver, lead, and zinc mine located in southern Peru; the San Jose silver and gold mine situated in southern Mexico; and the Lindero gold project located in Argentina. The company was formerly known as Fortuna Ventures Inc. and changed its name to Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. in June 2005. Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.

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