Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (TSE:WPM) – Equities research analysts at Desjardins issued their FY2017 earnings per share estimates for Wheaton Precious Metals in a report released on Monday. Desjardins analyst J. Wolfson anticipates that the company will post earnings per share of $0.78 for the year. Desjardins currently has a “Buy” rating on the stock. Desjardins also issued estimates for Wheaton Precious Metals’ Q4 2017 earnings at $0.22 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $0.21 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.19 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.21 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.23 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $0.84 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at $0.27 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $0.26 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $0.24 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $1.07 EPS.

WPM has been the topic of several other reports. Royal Bank of Canada cut their price target on Wheaton Precious Metals to C$31.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. Eight Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Wheaton Precious Metals in a research report on Thursday, November 16th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of C$31.29.

Wheaton Precious Metals (TSE WPM) opened at C$27.71 on Thursday. Wheaton Precious Metals has a 52 week low of C$22.63 and a 52 week high of C$30.32.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 7th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 27th were given a dividend of $0.116 per share. This is an increase from Wheaton Precious Metals’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. This represents a $0.46 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 24th. Wheaton Precious Metals’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 50.00%.

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Wheaton Precious Metals Company Profile

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. operates as a silver and gold streaming company worldwide. It has streaming agreements for 21 operating mines and 8 development stage projects. 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.

Earnings History and Estimates for Wheaton Precious Metals (TSE:WPM)

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