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Silver Wheaton Corp. (NYSE: SLW) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Silver Wheaton Corp. (NYSE: SLW), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 11880.89. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Silver Wheaton Corp. is 27.07 (with a change from open of 0.26%), this in conjunction with a target price of 34.93. Volume today has so far reached 2216823, with an average volume of about 6275.05. The GAP for this stock, is 1.50%.

The P/E ratio is , bringing the forward P/E to a value of 26.47. The current EPS for Silver Wheaton Corp., is -0.42, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -173.70%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 115.72%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Silver Wheaton Corp., EPS is looking like it will grow 39.20% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 20.66%. Quarter over quarter is 3.90% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 29.20%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -23.90%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 8.90%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is 64.10%. Shares outstanding is 446.65, while shares float is at a value of 439.53. Float short for Silver Wheaton Corp. is 1.63% and the short ratio is 1.14.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.15, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.15. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 9.3, and the quick ratio is 9.3. The most recent gross margin is 35.70% and their operating margin is -20.30%. The profit margin is -21.70%.

Silver Wheaton Corp. has seen returns on assets of -3.00%, and on investment, -2.70%. Return on equity is -3.70%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is . Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 15.77, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.4 and Price/cash is 95.43, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is .

The simple moving averages are -2.11% and 40.34% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -13.50% and the 52 week low is 171.57%.

Silver Wheaton Corp. has a dividend yield of 0.75%, with a current price of 27.07. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is . This is in an industry, Silver, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Basic Materials. Silver Wheaton Corp. is based in Canada.

Performance in the Silver industry means that Silver Wheaton Corp. has seen performance for the past week of -2.60%, with performance for the month coming to -12.12%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 27.37%, and for the half year the performance is 115.03%. Volatility for this week is 4.41% and for the month this is 4.32%.

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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