Wheaton Precious Metals (TSE:WPM) is set to release its earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, November 14th. Analysts expect Wheaton Precious Metals to post earnings of C$0.20 per share for the quarter.
Shares of WPM stock opened at C$34.88 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $15.46 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of -581.33. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 21.52, a quick ratio of 3.54 and a current ratio of 3.65. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of C$35.42 and a 200 day simple moving average of C$33.39. Wheaton Precious Metals has a 52 week low of C$19.90 and a 52 week high of C$40.95.
Several brokerages recently commented on WPM. Canaccord Genuity lifted their target price on shares of Wheaton Precious Metals from C$41.00 to C$43.00 in a report on Friday, July 19th. CSFB lifted their target price on shares of Wheaton Precious Metals from C$34.00 to C$38.00 in a report on Friday, August 9th. Eight Capital lifted their target price on shares of Wheaton Precious Metals from C$35.00 to C$42.50 in a report on Thursday, August 8th. Finally, National Bank Financial reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a C$42.00 target price on shares of Wheaton Precious Metals in a report on Friday, August 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of C$35.79.
In other Wheaton Precious Metals news, Director George Leslie Brack sold 4,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$40.75, for a total value of C$163,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 14,547 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately C$592,790.25. Also, Senior Officer Gary Duncan Brown sold 67,700 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$35.69, for a total transaction of C$2,416,213.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 56,144 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately C$2,003,779.36. Insiders sold a total of 114,362 shares of company stock valued at $4,228,826 in the last three months.
Wheaton Precious Metals Company Profile
Wheaton Precious Metals Corp., a mining company, primarily sells precious metals in Canada and internationally. The company sells silver and gold ores. It has agreements for 19 operating mines and 9 development stage projects. The company was formerly known as Silver Wheaton Corp. and changed its name to Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.
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