Analysts rate Franco-Nevada Corporation(FNV:TSX) with a Buy rating and a target price of $225.50

Franco-Nevada Corporation Stock Analysis:

Analysts rate Franco-Nevada Corporation with a consensus Buy rating and a 12-month average target price of $225.50 per share.

Based on the Franco-Nevada Corporation stock forecasts from 9 analysts, the average analyst target price for Franco-Nevada Corporation is CAD 225.50 over the next 12 months. Franco-Nevada Corporation’s average analyst rating is Buy . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Franco-Nevada Corporation is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 8 positive signals and 5 negative signals. At the last closing, Franco-Nevada Corporation’s stock price was CAD 154.55Franco-Nevada Corporation’s stock price has changed by -2.59% over the past week, -6.63% over the past month and -6.07% over the last year.

About Franco-Nevada Corporation (FNV:CA:TSX)

Franco-Nevada Corporation operates as a gold-focused royalty and streaming company in Latin America, the United States, Canada, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Mining and Energy. The company manages its portfolio with a focus on precious metals, such as gold, silver, and platinum group metals; and energy comprising oil, gas, and natural gas liquids. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada

What we like:

High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What we don’t like:

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.