DRDGOLD (DRD) vs. American International Ventures (AIVN) Head to Head Comparison

DRDGOLD (NYSE:DRD) and American International Ventures (OTCMKTS:AIVN) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for DRDGOLD and American International Ventures, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
DRDGOLD 0 0 0 0 N/A
American International Ventures 0 0 0 0 N/A


This table compares DRDGOLD and American International Ventures’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
American International Ventures N/A N/A N/A

Insider & Institutional Ownership

19.9% of DRDGOLD shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of DRDGOLD shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares DRDGOLD and American International Ventures’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
DRDGOLD $194.50 million 0.48 $500,000.00 N/A N/A
American International Ventures $40,000.00 205.96 -$580,000.00 N/A N/A

DRDGOLD has higher revenue and earnings than American International Ventures.


DRDGOLD pays an annual dividend of $0.03 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. American International Ventures does not pay a dividend. DRDGOLD has raised its dividend for 6 consecutive years.

Risk and Volatility

DRDGOLD has a beta of -1.28, meaning that its share price is 228% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, American International Ventures has a beta of 0.47, meaning that its share price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500.


DRDGOLD beats American International Ventures on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.


DRDGOLD Limited, a gold mining company, engages in surface gold tailings retreatment business in South Africa. The company's activities include exploration, extraction, processing, and smelting. It recovers gold from surface tailings in the central and western Witwatersrand basin in Gauteng province. The company was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Rosebank, South Africa.

About American International Ventures

American International Ventures, Inc., through its subsidiary, AIVN de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., engages in the exploration and extraction of gold and silver properties located in the Baja California, Mexico. Its flagship mining property is the Mother Lode property located in Baja California, Mexico. The company was formerly known as American Global Enterprises, Inc. and it changed its name to American International Ventures, Inc. in December 2000. American International Ventures, Inc. was founded in 2012 and is based in Lithia, Florida.

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