Alamos Gold (NYSE: AGI) is one of 74 publicly-traded companies in the “Gold Mining” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Alamos Gold to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and analyst recommendations.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Alamos Gold and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Alamos Gold||$482.20 million||-$17.90 million||313.00|
|Alamos Gold Competitors||$2.41 billion||-$32.21 million||157.87|
Alamos Gold’s rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Alamos Gold. Alamos Gold is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
This is a summary of current ratings for Alamos Gold and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Alamos Gold Competitors||484||1840||2174||49||2.39|
Alamos Gold currently has a consensus target price of $10.67, indicating a potential upside of 70.39%. As a group, “Gold Mining” companies have a potential upside of 47.62%. Given Alamos Gold’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Alamos Gold is more favorable than its rivals.
This table compares Alamos Gold and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Alamos Gold Competitors||-2,700.76%||-9.25%||-4.38%|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
62.6% of Alamos Gold shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 44.1% of shares of all “Gold Mining” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.3% of shares of all “Gold Mining” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility & Risk
Alamos Gold has a beta of 0.46, meaning that its stock price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alamos Gold’s rivals have a beta of -0.21, meaning that their average stock price is 121% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Alamos Gold pays an annual dividend of $0.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.3%. Alamos Gold pays out 100.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Gold Mining” companies pay a dividend yield of 0.9% and pay out 55.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Alamos Gold lags its rivals as a dividend stock, given its lower dividend yield and higher payout ratio.
Alamos Gold rivals beat Alamos Gold on 8 of the 15 factors compared.
About Alamos Gold
Alamos Gold Inc. is a Canada-based mid-tier gold producer. The Company owns and operates the Mulatos Mine, as well as the Esperanza, Agi Dagi, Kirazli and Camyurt gold development projects. The Mulatos mine is located within the 30,536 hectares Salamandra group of concessions in the state of Sonora in northwest Mexico. The Esperanza Gold Project is a development stage asset located in south-central Mexico in the state of Morelos. Agi Dagi and Kirazli gold development projects are located in Canakkale Province on the Biga Peninsula of northwestern Turkey. The Camyurt project is located near southeast of Canakkale, Turkey. In addition, the Company owns a 100% interest in the Quartz Mountain Property, which is located on the northern extension of the prolific Basin and Range Province of Nevada in Oregon.
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