Wheaton Precious Metals Corp., a mining company, primarily sells precious metals in Canada and internationally. More Details
No risks detected for WPM from our risk checks.
Excellent balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Wheaton Precious Metals's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WPM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WPM's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
US Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: WPM underperformed the US Metals and Mining industry which returned 69.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WPM underperformed the US Market which returned 34.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Wheaton Precious Metals's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
Is Wheaton Precious Metals undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WPM ($39.84) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($24.31)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WPM is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WPM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (41.6x) compared to the US Metals and Mining industry average (21.9x).
PE vs Market: WPM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (41.6x) compared to the US market (21.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: WPM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (8.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WPM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.2x) compared to the US Metals and Mining industry average (2.2x).
How is Wheaton Precious Metals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WPM's forecast earnings growth (4.8% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: WPM's earnings (4.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (20.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: WPM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: WPM's revenue (5.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WPM's revenue (5.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WPM's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.6%).
How has Wheaton Precious Metals performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WPM has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: WPM's current net profit margins (41.4%) are higher than last year (1.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WPM's earnings have grown significantly by 35.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WPM's earnings growth over the past year (2540.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (35.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: WPM earnings growth over the past year (2540.8%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry -5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: WPM's Return on Equity (7.7%) is considered low.
How is Wheaton Precious Metals's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WPM's short term assets ($221.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($36.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: WPM's short term assets ($221.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($503.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WPM's debt to equity ratio (8.8%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: WPM's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 15.3% to 8.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WPM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (141.4%).
Interest Coverage: WPM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (23.6x coverage).
What is Wheaton Precious Metals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: WPM's dividend (1.21%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.34%).
High Dividend: WPM's dividend (1.21%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.75%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: WPM's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: WPM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (40.8%), WPM's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: WPM's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (39.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Randy V. Smallwood (55 yo)
Mr. Randy V. J. Smallwood, P. Eng., is a Co-Founder of Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. formerly known as Silver Wheaton Corp., and has been President since January 1, 2010 and Chief Executive Officer since A...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Randy V.'s total compensation ($USD4.07M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.54M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Randy V.'s compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Senior VP & CFO||12.58yrs||US$1.79m||0.0074% |
|Senior VP of Legal & Corporate Secretary||no data||US$1.78m||0.0013% |
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Development||9.08yrs||US$1.75m||no data|
|President of Wheaton Precious Metals International Ltd||no data||US$1.22m||0.0046% |
|Vice President of Technical Services||9.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Investor Relations||6.92yrs||US$1.26m||no data|
|VP & Controller||12.17yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: WPM's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.5 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||4.25yrs||US$205.48k||0.0037% |
|Independent Director||16.33yrs||US$248.17k||0.0055% |
|Non Independent Director||0.75yr||no data||0.0011% |
|Independent Chairman of the Board||12.08yrs||US$329.96k||0.0096% |
|Independent Director||16.33yrs||US$236.56k||no data|
|Independent Director||16.17yrs||US$218.88k||0.024% |
|Independent Director||11.25yrs||US$215.67k||0.0027% |
|Independent Director||7.25yrs||US$215.87k||0.00066% |
|Independent Director||3yrs||US$206.64k||0.00088% |
Experienced Board: WPM's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.
- Ticker: WPM
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2004
- Industry: Gold
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: CA$22.423b
- Listing Market Cap: CA$17.860b
- Shares outstanding: 449.46m
- Website: https://www.wheatonpm.com
Number of Employees
- Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.
- 1021 West Hastings Street
- Suite 3500
- British Columbia
- V6E 0C3
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|WPM||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Oct 2004|
|SII||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 2004|
|WPM||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Oct 2004|
|SII||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 2004|
|SLW||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CH||CHF||Oct 2004|
|WPM N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Shares||MX||MXN||Oct 2004|
|WPM||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||GB||GBP||Oct 2004|
Wheaton Precious Metals Corp., a mining company, primarily sells precious metals in Canada and internationally. The company sells gold, silver, and palladium ores. It has agreements for 20 operating mines ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/02/25 00:36|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/02/24 00:00|
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