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Is Silver Wheaton Corp.(NYSE: SLW), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Silver Wheaton Corp. (NYSE: SLW) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 7/6/2005. Silver Wheaton Corp. is in the Silver industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Silver Wheaton Corp., is 6746.1, and so far today it has a volume of 13220. Performance year to date since the 7/6/2005 is 105.71%.

To help you determine whether Silver Wheaton Corp. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is 32.87. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Silver Wheaton Corp. has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 15.3 and the P/B ratio is 2.46. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 124.35 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Silver Wheaton Corp. is trading at, 25.9 (1.93% today), Silver Wheaton Corp. has a dividend yield of 0.79%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -0.42, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 26.93% after growing -173.70% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -23.70%, and 43.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 424.79, and the number of shares float is 424.79. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 64.10%. The float short is 1.60%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.01. Management has seen a return on assets of -3.20%, and also a return on investment of -2.70%.

The ability for Silver Wheaton Corp., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.6, and quick ratio is 2.6. Long term debt/equity is 0.33 and total debt/equity is 0.33. In terms of margins, Silver Wheaton Corp. has a gross margin of 36.20%, with its operating margin at -23.30%, and Silver Wheaton Corp. has a profit margin of -24.20%.

The 52 week high is -1.93%, with 159.38% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 24.69% and the 200 day simple moving average is 63.14%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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