Wheaton Precious Metals Corp (TSE:WPM) Director George Leslie Brack sold 4,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$40.75, for a total value of C$163,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 14,547 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately C$592,790.25.
George Leslie Brack also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Friday, August 23rd, George Leslie Brack sold 4,000 shares of Wheaton Precious Metals stock. The shares were sold at an average price of C$37.81, for a total value of C$151,221.20.
Wheaton Precious Metals stock opened at C$36.72 on Wednesday. Wheaton Precious Metals Corp has a 12-month low of C$19.87 and a 12-month high of C$40.95. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 21.52, a current ratio of 3.65 and a quick ratio of 3.54. The company has a market capitalization of $16.51 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of -612.00. The firm’s fifty day moving average price is C$36.79 and its 200 day moving average price is C$31.85.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 5th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 23rd were given a dividend of $0.119 per share. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.30%. This is a positive change from Wheaton Precious Metals’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.09. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 22nd. Wheaton Precious Metals’s payout ratio is presently -600.00%.
Several equities research analysts recently commented on WPM shares. National Bank Financial reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a C$42.00 target price on shares of Wheaton Precious Metals in a report on Friday, August 9th. CSFB upped their price target on Wheaton Precious Metals from C$34.00 to C$38.00 in a report on Friday, August 9th. Eight Capital increased their price objective on shares of Wheaton Precious Metals from C$35.00 to C$42.50 in a research report on Thursday, August 8th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity increased their price objective on shares of Wheaton Precious Metals from C$41.00 to C$43.00 in a research report on Friday, July 19th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of C$35.79.
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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