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Mar 12, 2022

Wheaton Precious Metals (WPM, $48.11) misses Q4 earnings expectations

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. posted its quarterly earnings that fell short of Zacks Consensus expectations.

 The precious metals streaming company’s adjusted earnings came in at $0.29 per share for the quarter ended December, compared to the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.30 per share. The figure was $0.33 per share a year ago.

Over the last four quarters, the company has not been able to surpass consensus EPS estimates.

Revenues of $278.2 million for the quarter also  missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by -2.32%. The year-ago revenues were $286.21 million. The company has topped consensus revenue estimates two times over the last four quarters.

Related Ticker: WPM

WPM in downward trend: 10-day moving average moved below 50-day moving average on May 24, 2023

The 10-day moving average for WPM crossed bearishly below the 50-day moving average on May 24, 2023. This indicates that the trend has shifted lower and could be considered a sell signal. In of 14 past instances when the 10-day crossed below the 50-day, the stock continued to move higher over the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .

Price Prediction Chart

Technical Analysis (Indicators)

Bearish Trend Analysis

The Momentum Indicator moved below the 0 level on May 16, 2023. You may want to consider selling the stock, shorting the stock, or exploring put options on WPM as a result. In of 79 cases where the Momentum Indicator fell below 0, the stock fell further within the subsequent month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .

The Moving Average Convergence Divergence Histogram (MACD) for WPM turned negative on May 11, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is set to turn lower in the coming weeks. Traders may want to sell the stock or buy put options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 45 similar instances when the indicator turned negative. In of the 45 cases the stock turned lower in the days that followed. This puts the odds of success at .

WPM moved below its 50-day moving average on May 18, 2023 date and that indicates a change from an upward trend to a downward trend.

Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where WPM declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .

Bullish Trend Analysis

The RSI Indicator shows that the ticker has stayed in the oversold zone for 3 days. The price of this ticker is presumed to bounce back soon, since the longer the ticker stays in the oversold zone, the more promptly an Uptrend is expected.

The Stochastic Oscillator shows that the ticker has stayed in the oversold zone for 6 days. The price of this ticker is presumed to bounce back soon, since the longer the ticker stays in the oversold zone, the more promptly an upward trend is expected.

Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where WPM advanced for three days, in of 304 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .

WPM may jump back above the lower band and head toward the middle band. Traders may consider buying the stock or exploring call options.

The Aroon Indicator entered an Uptrend today. In of 265 cases where WPM Aroon's Indicator entered an Uptrend, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued Uptrend are .

Fundamental Analysis (Ratings)

Fear & Greed

The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is slightly undervalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (2.968) is normal, around the industry mean (21.775). P/E Ratio (32.468) is within average values for comparable stocks, (66.158). WPM's Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (0.000) is slightly lower than the industry average of (5.090). Dividend Yield (0.013) settles around the average of (0.049) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (20.790) is also within normal values, averaging (144.601).

The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating low risk on high returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 87, placing this stock better than average.

The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to outstanding earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.

The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating steady price growth. WPM’s price grows at a higher rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.

The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating slightly better than average sales and a considerably profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.

Notable companies

The most notable companies in this group are Newmont Corp (NYSE:NEM), Barrick Gold Corp (NYSE:GOLD), Wheaton Precious Metals Corp (NYSE:WPM), Gold Fields Ltd (NYSE:GFI), Kinross Gold Corp (NYSE:KGC), Pan American Silver Corp (NYSE:PAAS), Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL), SSR Mining (NASDAQ:SSRM), FIRST MAJESTIC SILVER Corp (NYSE:AG).

Industry description

The Precious Metals industry is engaged in exploring/mining metals that are considered to be rare and/or have a high economic value. Popular precious metals include gold, platinum and silver - all three of which are largely used in jewelry, art and coinage alongwith having some industrial uses as well. Precious metals used in industrial processes include iridium, (used in specialty alloys), and palladium ( used in electronics and chemical applications). Historically, precious metals have traded at much higher prices than common industrial metals. Newmont Goldcorp Corp, Barrick Gold Corp and Freeport-McMoRan are few of the major precious metals producing companies in the U.S.

Market Cap

The average market capitalization across the Precious Metals Industry is 844.13M. The market cap for tickers in the group ranges from 575 to 39.29B. ZIJMY holds the highest valuation in this group at 39.29B. The lowest valued company is DRIFF at 575.

High and low price notable news

The average weekly price growth across all stocks in the Precious Metals Industry was -3%. For the same Industry, the average monthly price growth was -6%, and the average quarterly price growth was 10%. GNSMF experienced the highest price growth at 129%, while SVGAF experienced the biggest fall at -81%.

Volume

The average weekly volume growth across all stocks in the Precious Metals Industry was -11%. For the same stocks of the Industry, the average monthly volume growth was -10% and the average quarterly volume growth was 57%

Fundamental Analysis Ratings

The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows

Valuation Rating: 54
P/E Growth Rating: 75
Price Growth Rating: 64
SMR Rating: 88
Profit Risk Rating: 87
Seasonality Score: 3 (-100 ... +100)
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