Press coverage about Silver Wheaton Corp (NYSE:WPM) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Silver Wheaton Corp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.9246325305163 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Silver Wheaton Corp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating and issued a $29.00 target price (down previously from $31.00) on shares of Silver Wheaton Corp in a research note on Sunday, June 25th. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $27.00 target price on shares of Silver Wheaton Corp and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, June 19th. Finally, Raymond James Financial, Inc. restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $27.00 target price on shares of Silver Wheaton Corp in a research note on Sunday, June 18th.

Shares of Silver Wheaton Corp (NYSE WPM) traded down 4.51% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $19.04. 7,743,137 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm has a market cap of $8.41 billion, a P/E ratio of 38.94 and a beta of 0.40. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $19.76 and its 200 day moving average is $20.43. Silver Wheaton Corp has a 12-month low of $16.94 and a 12-month high of $31.09.

Silver Wheaton Corp (NYSE:WPM) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 10th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.15. Silver Wheaton Corp had a net margin of 23.89% and a return on equity of 5.81%. The firm had revenue of $200 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $217.81 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.14 EPS. The business’s revenue was down 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Silver Wheaton Corp will post $0.61 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Silver Wheaton Corp Company Profile

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp, formerly Silver Wheaton Corp, is a Canada-based pure precious metals streaming company engaged in the sale of silver and gold. The Company operates through eight segments: the silver produced by the San Dimas, Penasquito and Antamina mines, the gold produced by the Sudbury and Salobo mines, the silver and gold produced by the Constancia mine and the Other mines, and corporate operations.

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