Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. [WPM] moved up 2.46: Why It’s Important

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. [NYSE: WPM] jumped around 1.22 points on Wednesday, while shares priced at $50.77 at the close of the session, up 2.46%. The company report on April 11, 2023 that Wheaton Precious Metals to Release 2023 First Quarter Results on May 4, 2023.

Wheaton Precious Metals™ Corp. will release its 2023 first quarter results on Thursday, May 4, 2023, after market close.

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A conference call will be held on Friday, May 5, 2023, starting at 11:00 am ET (8:00 am PT) to discuss these results. To participate in the live call, please use one of the following methods:.

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. stock is now 29.91% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. WPM Stock saw the intraday high of $50.82 and lowest of $49.71 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 51.90, which means current price is +32.23% above from all time high which was touched on 04/12/23.

Compared to the average trading volume of 2.51M shares, WPM reached a trading volume of 2756361 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. [WPM]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for WPM shares is $53.40 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on WPM stock is a recommendation set at 1.90. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Scotiabank have made an estimate for Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Sector Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on April 12, 2023. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Goldman raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on September 12, 2022, representing the official price target for Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $47, while KeyBanc Capital Markets analysts kept a Overweight rating on WPM stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. is set at 1.30, with the Price to Sales ratio for WPM stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 21.60. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.42, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.54. Price to Free Cash Flow for WPM in the course of the last twelve months was 36.90 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 23.10.

How has WPM stock performed recently?

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. [WPM] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.50. With this latest performance, WPM shares gained by 17.33% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 59.40% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 2.15% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for WPM stock in for the last two-week period is set at 73.21, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 76.07, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 70.19 for Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. [WPM]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 44.39, while it was recorded at 49.67 for the last single week of trading, and 37.94 for the last 200 days.

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. [WPM]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. [WPM] shares currently have an operating margin of +47.85 and a Gross Margin at +52.94. Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +62.83.

Return on Total Capital for WPM is now 7.80, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 10.25. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 10.25, with Return on Assets sitting at 10.17. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. [WPM] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 0.03. Additionally, WPM Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 0.03, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 0.03. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 0.02, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 0.02.

Receivables Turnover for the company is 94.14 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.16.Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 23.10 and a Current Ratio set at 23.40.

Earnings analysis for Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. [WPM]

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for WPM. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. go to 5.00%.

Insider trade positions for Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. [WPM]

There are presently around $13,577 million, or 64.10% of WPM stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of WPM stocks are: CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS with ownership of 30,970,563, which is approximately 0.729% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; VAN ECK ASSOCIATES CORP, holding 20,792,506 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.03 billion in WPM stocks shares; and FIRST EAGLE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, LLC, currently with $1.0 billion in WPM stock with ownership of nearly 4.284% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of Thursday and at the time of the Thursday reporting period, where 247 institutional holders increased their position in Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. [NYSE:WPM] by around 24,358,902 shares. Additionally, 207 investors decreased positions by around 13,683,641 shares, while 87 investors held positions by with 235,962,391 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 274,004,934 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. WPM stock had 82 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,563,238 shares, while 37 institutional investors sold positions of 2,379,525 shares during the same period.


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