US Gold (NASDAQ: USAU) is one of 55 publicly-traded companies in the “Metal mining” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare US Gold to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk and valuation.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for US Gold and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|US Gold Competitors||554||1546||1615||91||2.33|
Volatility & Risk
US Gold has a beta of 0.97, indicating that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, US Gold’s rivals have a beta of -0.77, indicating that their average stock price is 177% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares US Gold and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|US Gold Competitors||-445.58%||15.77%||2.05%|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares US Gold and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|US Gold||N/A||-$8.05 million||-2.02|
|US Gold Competitors||$7.43 billion||$1.41 billion||11.00|
US Gold’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than US Gold. US Gold is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
1.7% of US Gold shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 28.2% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are held by institutional investors. 12.1% of US Gold shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.8% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are held by company 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.
US Gold rivals beat US Gold on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
About US Gold
U.S. Gold Corp. operates as a gold exploration and development company in the United States. It has a portfolio of development and exploration properties. The company's properties include the Copper King project, an advanced stage gold and copper exploration and development project located in southeast Wyoming; Keystone project, an exploration property on the Cortez Trend in Nevada; and the Gold Bar North project, a gold exploration property located in Eureka County, Nevada. The company is based in Elko, Nevada.
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