Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, silver royalty holding company Silver Wheaton (NYSE: SLW ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Silver Wheaton's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Silver Wheaton facts
|Headquarters (Founded)||Vancouver, Canada|
|Market Cap||$9.5 billion|
|Industry||Precious metals and minerals|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$730.0 million|
|Management||Co-Founder/CEO Randy Smallwood
CFO Gary Brown
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||13.0%|
|Cash/Debt||$840.2 million / $78.6 million|
|Competitors||Coeur d'Alene Mines
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 2,659 members who have rated Silver Wheaton believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Silver is use[d] in so many different applications. Gold gets all the glory but it is silver that shines! [Silver Wheaton] has contracts to buy most of its silver at 4-5 dollars per ounce and, even with silver trading at or under $30 per ounce, that screams profits for the patient investor.
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