Head-To-Head Survey: Seabridge Gold (SA) & Its Competitors

Seabridge Gold (NYSE: SA) is one of 105 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Mining” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Seabridge Gold to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Seabridge Gold and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Seabridge Gold 0 0 0 0 N/A
Seabridge Gold Competitors 871 2855 3014 77 2.34

As a group, “Integrated Mining” companies have a potential upside of 2.24%. Given Seabridge Gold’s peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Seabridge Gold has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Seabridge Gold and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Seabridge Gold N/A -$9.54 million -163.75
Seabridge Gold Competitors $6.77 billion $2.77 billion -18.82

Seabridge Gold’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Seabridge Gold. Seabridge Gold is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Seabridge Gold and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Seabridge Gold N/A -1.98% -1.83%
Seabridge Gold Competitors -42,378.23% -5.74% -4.80%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

25.9% of Seabridge Gold shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 28.5% of shares of all “Integrated Mining” companies are held by institutional investors. 12.8% of Seabridge Gold shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 13.7% of shares of all “Integrated Mining” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Seabridge Gold has a beta of -0.25, suggesting that its share price is 125% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Seabridge Gold’s peers have a beta of 0.78, suggesting that their average share price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Seabridge Gold peers beat Seabridge Gold on 6 of the 9 factors compared.

Seabridge Gold Company Profile

Seabridge Gold Inc. (Seabridge) is a development-stage company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition and exploration of gold properties located in North America. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned six properties with gold resources. Its material properties are its Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell (KSM) Project and its Courageous Lake Project. Its KSM Project is located within the Iskut-Stikine region of British Columbia, approximately 21 kilometers south-southeast of the former Eskay Creek Mine and approximately 65 kilometers north-northwest of Stewart, British Columbia. As of December 31, 2016, the KSM property consisted of three discontinuous claim blocks. These claim blocks are referred to as the KSM claim group; the Seabee/Tina claims, and the KSM placer claim block. As of December 31, 2016, the two claim blocks (KSM and Seabee/Tina) contained two mineral leases and 73 mineral claims, consisting of both cell and legacy claims.

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