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Silver Wheaton Corp. (NYSE:SLW) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 14th, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 27th will be paid a dividend of 0.06 per share on Friday, September 5th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.88%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 25th.

SLW has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Raymond James raised their price target on shares of Silver Wheaton Corp. from $31.00 to $32.00 in a research note on Monday, July 14th. On the ratings front, analysts at RBC Capital raised their price target on shares of Silver Wheaton Corp. from $35.00 to $38.00 in a research note on Wednesday, July 9th. Finally, analysts at Morgan Stanley raised their price target on shares of Silver Wheaton Corp. from $25.00 to $27.30 in a research note on Tuesday, July 8th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $31.94.

Silver Wheaton Corp. (NYSE:SLW) traded down 5.00% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $25.82. The stock had a trading volume of 6,040,314 shares. Silver Wheaton Corp. has a one year low of $19.23 and a one year high of $29.17. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $26.43 and its 200-day moving average is $23.92. The company has a market cap of $9.229 billion and a P/E ratio of 30.20.

Silver Wheaton Corp. (NYSE:SLW) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, August 13th. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $148.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $184.37 million. Analysts expect that Silver Wheaton Corp. will post $0.95 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Silver Wheaton Corp. (NYSE:SLW) is a mining company, which generates its revenue primarily from the sale of silver.

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