Silver Wheaton Corp (NYSE: WPM) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates:

  • 9/6/2017 – Silver Wheaton Corp had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They now have a $28.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/6/2017 – Silver Wheaton Corp had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada.
  • 9/5/2017 – Silver Wheaton Corp had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. They now have a $25.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $27.00.
  • 8/28/2017 – Silver Wheaton Corp was given a new $27.00 price target on by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 7/20/2017 – Silver Wheaton Corp was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. operates as a silver and gold streaming company. Wheaton Precious Metals Corp, formerly known as Silver Wheaton Corp, is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. “
  • 7/14/2017 – Silver Wheaton Corp was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. operates as a silver and gold streaming company. Wheaton Precious Metals Corp, formerly known as Silver Wheaton Corp, is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. “

Shares of Silver Wheaton Corp (NYSE WPM) traded down 2.09% during trading on Friday, reaching $20.57. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,033,164 shares. Silver Wheaton Corp has a 12-month low of $16.94 and a 12-month high of $29.53. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $19.83 and its 200-day moving average is $20.12. The stock has a market cap of $9.09 billion, a P/E ratio of 41.06 and a beta of 0.33.

Silver Wheaton Corp (NYSE:WPM) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 10th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.15. Silver Wheaton Corp had a return on equity of 5.90% and a net margin of 25.05%. The company had revenue of $200 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $217.81 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.14 EPS. Silver Wheaton Corp’s revenue was down 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts anticipate that Silver Wheaton Corp will post $0.61 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 8th. Investors of record on Friday, August 25th will be issued a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.90%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 23rd. This is an increase from Silver Wheaton Corp’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.07. Silver Wheaton Corp’s payout ratio is currently 80.00%.

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp, formerly Silver Wheaton Corp, is a Canada-based pure precious metals streaming company engaged in the sale of silver and gold. The Company operates through eight segments: the silver produced by the San Dimas, Penasquito and Antamina mines, the gold produced by the Sudbury and Salobo mines, the silver and gold produced by the Constancia mine and the Other mines, and corporate operations.

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