Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (NYSE:WPM) went down by -3.43% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $57.89. The company’s stock price has collected -9.34% of loss in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 01/05/21 that Charting a bull-trend whipsaw, S&P 500 absorbs pullback from record highs
Is It Worth Investing in Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (NYSE :WPM) Right Now?
Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (NYSE:WPM) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 43.28 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for WPM is at 0.29. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 10 analysts out of 17 who provided ratings for Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 6 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $59.98, which is $19.39 above the current price. WPM currently public float of 448.86M and currently shorts hold a 1.72% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of WPM was 2.17M shares.
WPM’s Market Performance
WPM stocks went down by -9.34% for the week, with a monthly jump of 0.32% and a quarterly performance of -18.59%, while its annual performance rate touched 48.43%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.66% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.22% for Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -3.73% for WPM stocks with a simple moving average of -8.18% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of WPM
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for WPM stocks, with Barclays repeating the rating for WPM by listing it as a “Equal Weight.” The predicted price for WPM in the upcoming period, according to Barclays is $39 based on the research report published on January 06th of the current year 2021.
Berenberg, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see WPM reach a price target of $56. The rating they have provided for WPM stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on November 09th, 2020.
WPM Trading at -4.04% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought WPM to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -28.90% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.22%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.66%, as shares surge +2.31% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -10.74% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, WPM fell by -9.34%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +47.53% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $42.80. In addition, Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. saw -1.39% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Stock Fundamentals for WPM
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +34.18 for the present operating margin
- +39.94 for the gross margin
The net margin for Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. stands at +10.00. The total capital return value is set at 4.64, while invested capital returns managed to touch 1.36. Equity return is now at value 8.00, with 7.00 for asset returns.
Based on Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (WPM), the company’s capital structure generated 16.50 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 14.16. Total debt to assets is 13.96, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 16.49. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 14.15.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 15.99, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.06. The receivables turnover for the company is 34.08 and the total asset turnover is 0.13. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.39.