Silvercorp Metals Inc (AMEX: SVM) stock fell -0.85% on Monday to $2.34 against a previous-day closing price of $2.36. With 0.96 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 1.24 million shares. During the session, the Silver company that operates in wider Basic Materials sector, reached to the highest price of $2.3799 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $2.3100. The 52-week range on SVM shows that it touched its highest point at $4.20 and its lowest point at $2.08 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $4.58. With its current market cap of 413.76 million, SVM has annualized dividend of $0.03 while the current yield stands at 1.07%. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.01.
Price Performance and Earnings:
Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of SVM was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 9.86%, but this was down by -2.09% over a month. Three-month performance dropped to -8.24% while six-month performance fell -33.33%. The stock lost -12.03% in the past year, while it has lost -20.95% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for SVM yields 0.18 with Next year EPS estimates of 0.25. For the next quarter, that number is 0.06. This implies an EPS growth rate of 68.75% for this year and 24.69% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 5.00% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of -16.09%.
Float and Shares Shorts:
At present, 176.77 million SVM shares are outstanding with a float of 169.08 million shares on hand for trading. On Oct 30, 2023, short shares totaled 4.13 million, which was 2.34% higher than short shares on Sep 28, 2023. In addition to SYM as the firm’s Symbotic Inc., CVM serves as its Cel-Sci Corporation.
Through their ownership of 31.90% of SVM’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company. With a 4.46% stake in SVM, the VanEck Junior Gold Miners ETF is the largest stakeholder. A total of 7,878,899 shares are owned by the mutual fund manager. The Global X Silver Miners ETF, which owns about 2.59% of SVM stock, is the second-largest Mutual Fund holder. It holds 4,577,747 shares valued at 10.07 million. ETFMG Prime Junior Silver ETF holds 2.30% of the stake in SVM, owning 4,065,421 shares worth 8.94 million.
Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for SVM since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With SVM analysts setting a high price target of $6.50 and a low target of $3.25, the average target price over the next 12 months is $4.58. Based on these targets, SVM could surge 177.78% to reach the target high and rise by 38.89% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 95.73% from current levels.