Historically, tumultuous times offer some of the best opportunities to buy stocks, and the market's recent mess surely qualifies. And though major silver player Silver Wheaton
In our Motley Fool CAPS community, about 96% of the 2,001 investors rating the company are bullish, so there's no shortage of reasons why Silver Wheaton will thrive, three of which I've highlighted below.
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1. Strong financials
Consistent with peer Silvercorp Metals'
2. Killer business model
While Silver Wheaton doesn't sport negative cash costs for silver production like Silvercorp or Hecla Mining
3. Long-term silver demand
The ascent of gold and silver prices is resulting in fresh highs for gold miners such as Newmont Mining
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