The Week Ahead: Are Investors Really Too Optimistic About Wheaton Precious Metals Corp (NYSE: WPM)

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp (NYSE:WPM) currently has a daily average trading volume of 2.27M but it saw 1810317 shares traded in last market. With a market cap of 25.35B USD, the company’s current market price of $55.92 came rising about 1.01 while comparing to the previous closing price of $55.36. In past 52 weeks, the stock remained buoying in the range of price level as high as $57.33 and as low as $38.37.

Taking a look at 20-day trading activity of Wheaton Precious Metals Corp (WPM) gives us an average price of $53.63, while its current price level is -2.46% below from 52-week high level whereas it is 45.72% above from lowest level seen by the stock during that period. Simple moving average of 50 days or SMA-50 of the stock’s closing price is $49.93 while that of 200 days or SMA-200 reads an average of $45.89. A closer look into the stock’s movement over the week reveals that its volatility is standing at 2.82% during that period while stretching the period over a month that decreases to 2.60%. It is also necessary to take a look into other indicators of a stock too, to get a better idea about its price movement. And in doing so, we find stock’s 14-day relative strength index (RSI) standing at 67.59 which implies that the stock is in neutral territory.

Over the week, WPM’s stock price is moving 2.87% up while it is 9.09% when we observe its performance for the past one month. Year-to-date it is 13.34% up and over the past year, the stock is showing an upside performance of 10.10%.

The latest quarterly earnings report issued by the company reported quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of 0.31 beat the consensus estimate of 0.27 for the same. In next quarter, company is expected to be making quarterly sales of $316M as analysts are expecting the sales for current fiscal year at $1.21B and seeing the company making $1.41B in sales next year. Moreover, analysts are in estimates of $270M for current-quarter revenue.

Currently, Wheaton Precious Metals Corp’s total number of outstanding shares is 453.07M. Company’s return on investment (ROI) stands at 8.33% and return on equity (ROE) at 8.50%. It has a price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) of 42.97 while having a 37.52 of forward P/E ratio. Stock’s beta reads 0.78. Stock has a price to book (P/B) ratio of 3.58 while price to sale or P/S ratio amounts to 23.08. Its return on asset (ROA) is 8.37% on average.