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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 5846.39, and so far today it has a volume of 6276300. Performance year to date since the 7/6/2005 is 84.90%.

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 22.69. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Silver Wheaton Corp. has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 13.66 and the P/B ratio is 2.06. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 82.69 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Silver Wheaton Corp. is trading at, 22.8 (-1.89% today), Silver Wheaton Corp. has a dividend yield of 0.88%, 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 39.97% after growing -173.70% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 3.90%, and 29.20% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 451.54, and the number of shares float is 440.31. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 64.10%. The float short is 1.87%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.41. Management has seen a return on assets of -3.00%, and also a return on investment of -2.70%.

The ability for Silver Wheaton Corp., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 9.3, and quick ratio is 9.3. Long term debt/equity is 0.15 and total debt/equity is 0.15. In terms of margins, Silver Wheaton Corp. has a gross margin of 35.70%, with its operating margin at -20.30%, and Silver Wheaton Corp. has a profit margin of -21.70%.

The 52 week high is -27.15%, with 128.73% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -18.27% and the 200 day simple moving average is 12.90%.

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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