Wheaton Precious Metals Corp (NYSE:WPM) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 14th, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 4th will be paid a dividend of 0.09 per share on Monday, December 16th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 3rd.
Shares of WPM opened at $27.64 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $12.20 billion, a P/E ratio of 57.58, a P/E/G ratio of 9.60 and a beta of -0.08. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of $26.92 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $25.72. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20, a current ratio of 4.67 and a quick ratio of 4.67. Wheaton Precious Metals has a 1 year low of $15.43 and a 1 year high of $30.90.
Wheaton Precious Metals (NYSE:WPM) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, November 14th. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.16. The business had revenue of $223.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $235.93 million. Wheaton Precious Metals had a return on equity of 4.07% and a net margin of 1.85%. Wheaton Precious Metals’s revenue for the quarter was up 20.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.08 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Wheaton Precious Metals will post 0.57 earnings per share for the current year.
About Wheaton Precious Metals
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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