Analysts Conflicted on These Materials Names: Wheaton Precious Metals Corp (NYSE: WPM) and EQT Corporation (NYSE: EQT)

By Carrie Williams

Companies in the Materials sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Wheaton Precious Metals Corp (WPMResearch Report) and EQT Corporation (EQTResearch Report).

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp (WPM)

TD Securities analyst Daniel Earle reiterated a Buy rating on Wheaton Precious Metals Corp on November 15 and set a price target of $25. The company’s shares opened today at $16.14, close to its 52-week low of $15.08.

According to TipRanks.com, Earle has 0 stars on 0-5 star ranking scale with an average return of -10.2% and a 24.5% success rate. Earle covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Detour Gold Corporation, First Majestic Silver, and Guyana Goldfields Inc.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for Wheaton Precious Metals Corp with a $25.33 average price target.

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EQT Corporation (EQT)

TD Securities analyst Aaron Bilkoski reiterated a Hold rating on EQT Corporation on November 15 and set a price target of $20. The company’s shares opened today at $17.15.

According to TipRanks.com, Bilkoski has currently no stars on a ranking scale of 0-5 stars, with an average return of -12.5% and a 32.5% success rate. Bilkoski covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Freehold Royalties Ltd, Range Resources Corp, and NuVista Energy Ltd.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for EQT Corporation with a $33.75 average price target, representing a 96.8% upside. In a report issued on November 12, BMO Capital also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock with a $35 price target.

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