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Wheaton Precious Metals (WPM) Competitors

$53.52
+0.19 (+0.36%)
(As of 06/12/2024 ET)

WPM vs. NEM, AEM, GOLD, FNV, GFI, AU, KGC, PAAS, AGI, and HMY

Should you be buying Wheaton Precious Metals stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Wheaton Precious Metals include Newmont (NEM), Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM), Barrick Gold (GOLD), Franco-Nevada (FNV), Gold Fields (GFI), AngloGold Ashanti (AU), Kinross Gold (KGC), Pan American Silver (PAAS), Alamos Gold (AGI), and Harmony Gold Mining (HMY). These companies are all part of the "gold & silver ores" industry.

Wheaton Precious Metals vs.

Newmont (NYSE:NEM) and Wheaton Precious Metals (NYSE:WPM) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, community ranking, risk, profitability, dividends, media sentiment and valuation.

Newmont pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Wheaton Precious Metals pays an annual dividend of $0.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Newmont pays out -37.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Wheaton Precious Metals pays out 47.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Wheaton Precious Metals has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Newmont is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Newmont has a beta of 0.52, suggesting that its share price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Wheaton Precious Metals has a beta of 0.78, suggesting that its share price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Newmont received 526 more outperform votes than Wheaton Precious Metals when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 63.28% of users gave Newmont an outperform vote while only 61.61% of users gave Wheaton Precious Metals an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
NewmontOutperform Votes
908
63.28%
Underperform Votes
527
36.72%
Wheaton Precious MetalsOutperform Votes
382
61.61%
Underperform Votes
238
38.39%

Wheaton Precious Metals has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Newmont. Newmont is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Wheaton Precious Metals, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Newmont$11.81B4.00-$2.49B-$2.67-15.35
Wheaton Precious Metals$1.10B22.09$537.64M$1.3041.17

68.9% of Newmont shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.3% of Wheaton Precious Metals shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Newmont shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Newmont had 7 more articles in the media than Wheaton Precious Metals. MarketBeat recorded 16 mentions for Newmont and 9 mentions for Wheaton Precious Metals. Newmont's average media sentiment score of 1.65 beat Wheaton Precious Metals' score of 1.08 indicating that Wheaton Precious Metals is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Newmont
12 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Wheaton Precious Metals
9 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive

Wheaton Precious Metals has a net margin of 53.74% compared to Wheaton Precious Metals' net margin of -20.19%. Newmont's return on equity of 8.53% beat Wheaton Precious Metals' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Newmont-20.19% 6.88% 3.57%
Wheaton Precious Metals 53.74%8.53%8.47%

Newmont currently has a consensus price target of $48.36, indicating a potential upside of 17.97%. Wheaton Precious Metals has a consensus price target of $57.39, indicating a potential upside of 7.23%. Given Wheaton Precious Metals' higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Newmont is more favorable than Wheaton Precious Metals.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Newmont
0 Sell rating(s)
7 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Wheaton Precious Metals
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75

Summary

Wheaton Precious Metals beats Newmont on 12 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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WPM vs. The Competition

MetricWheaton Precious MetalsGold & silver ores IndustryMaterials SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$24.26B$3.32B$2.84B$17.64B
Dividend Yield1.18%1.92%5.30%3.58%
P/E Ratio41.1727.19143.3925.22
Price / Sales22.0911.24786,241.6214.45
Price / Cash32.5515.7323.2419.23
Price / Book3.472.433.654.98
Net Income$537.64M-$535,512.82$161.72M$976.96M
7 Day Performance-3.74%-5.48%4.68%0.34%
1 Month Performance-1.92%1.31%6.60%-1.05%
1 Year Performance19.15%9.71%18.08%8.62%

Wheaton Precious Metals Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
NEM
Newmont
4.7168 of 5 stars
$40.36
-5.0%
$48.36
+19.8%
-2.5%$46.54B$11.81B-15.1221,700Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
Positive News
AEM
Agnico Eagle Mines
4.5348 of 5 stars
$63.80
-7.1%
$72.22
+13.2%
+29.0%$31.86B$6.63B67.1615,875Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
Gap Up
High Trading Volume
GOLD
Barrick Gold
4.1868 of 5 stars
$16.15
-6.8%
$21.60
+33.7%
-3.0%$28.35B$11.40B19.7024,600Analyst Revision
Positive News
High Trading Volume
FNV
Franco-Nevada
2.5858 of 5 stars
$117.56
-5.4%
$148.70
+26.5%
-18.1%$22.61B$1.22B-47.2138Short Interest ↑
GFI
Gold Fields
1.7176 of 5 stars
$15.53
-4.4%
$16.00
+3.0%
+3.5%$13.90B$4.50B8.396,297Short Interest ↓
Positive News
AU
AngloGold Ashanti
1.256 of 5 stars
$22.87
-7.0%
$24.75
+8.2%
-4.6%$9.57B$4.58B0.0032,594Short Interest ↓
Positive News
Gap Up
High Trading Volume
KGC
Kinross Gold
4.5 of 5 stars
$7.40
-7.4%
$7.59
+2.6%
+54.5%$9.09B$4.24B20.566,600Short Interest ↑
Positive News
Gap Up
PAAS
Pan American Silver
2.4263 of 5 stars
$19.88
-8.0%
$22.25
+11.9%
+31.4%$7.22B$2.32B-43.229,900Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Positive News
Gap Up
AGI
Alamos Gold
3.9845 of 5 stars
$15.96
-5.7%
$18.15
+13.7%
+26.8%$6.36B$1.02B30.691,867Short Interest ↑
Positive News
HMY
Harmony Gold Mining
0.9605 of 5 stars
$8.24
-10.5%
$5.80
-29.6%
+80.0%$5.21B$2.78B6.9234,913Positive News
Gap Up
High Trading Volume

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This page (NYSE:WPM) was last updated on 6/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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