How Is Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (WPM)’s Price-To-Earnings Ratio?

As of Friday close, Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.’s (NYSE:WPM) stock was down -$0.03, moving down -0.09 percent to $33.73. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 2,293,000 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$0.57 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 2,663,155, while in the previous 50 days, it was 2,665,016.

Since last month, WPM stock retreated -4.45%. Shares of the company fell to $31.56 on 07/25/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $51.90 was reached on 04/20/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $31.56. Since the beginning of this year, WPM’s stock price has dropped by -21.43% or -$9.20, and marked a new high 17 times. However, the stock has declined by -35.02% since its 52-week high.

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Valuation Metrics

Right now, Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (WPM) has a P/E ratio of about 20.29. The stock’s beta is 0.51. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 12.26, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 2.40, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 20.49 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.15 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.15. On Monday August 16 2021, a $0.01 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended March 30, Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.’s quick ratio stood at 3.70, while its current ratio was 3.70, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 56.00% percent. In the year ended March 30, operating margins totaled 63.40%. Based on annual data, WPM earned $658.92 million in gross profit and brought in $1.2 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 12.10%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 12.20%.

According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. WPM’s revenue rose 7.82% during the quarter, while net income inched up to $861.33 million. While analysts expected Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. to report $0.35 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.35 per share. During the quarter, the company generated $228.24 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. were 120.57 million at the end of its most recent quarter ended March 30, and its total debt was $2.7 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.’s (WPM) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 32.31%, the RSI 9-day stood at 49.15% on 05 August.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. price is down by -1.66% percent or -$0.57. At present, WPM shares trade -4.15% below its 20-day simple moving average and -27.90% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -21.10% below its SMA50 and -18.23% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 58.45% and Stochastic coefficient D was 56.72%, while ATR was 1.26. Given the Stochastic reading of 68.29% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 44.50%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -0.04, while the 14-day reading stands at 0.25.

Analyst Ratings

KeyBanc Capital Markets launched its rating on Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (NYSE: WPM) to an Overweight in a note to investors on September 24, 2021. Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (WPM) has been rated Buy by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, WPM is a sell, and 2 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 2 analysts rate Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. stock as buy, with 13 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $53.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $38.00 – $65.50. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (WPM) will achieve an average price target of $52.33.


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