Critical Survey: Great Panther Mining (GPL) versus Its Rivals

Great Panther Mining (NYSE: GPL) is one of 77 publicly-traded companies in the “Metal mining” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Great Panther Mining to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations and earnings.


This table compares Great Panther Mining and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Great Panther Mining -26.26% 8.41% 3.13%
Great Panther Mining Competitors 0.87% 5.34% 2.14%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Great Panther Mining and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Great Panther Mining 0 0 0 0 N/A
Great Panther Mining Competitors 647 1831 1926 105 2.33

As a group, “Metal mining” companies have a potential upside of 24.60%. Given Great Panther Mining’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Great Panther Mining has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

16.3% of Great Panther Mining shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 25.9% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.9% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Great Panther Mining and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Great Panther Mining $198.65 million -$91.02 million -4.66
Great Panther Mining Competitors $5.93 billion $719.64 million -14.99

Great Panther Mining’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Great Panther Mining. Great Panther Mining 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.

Volatility & Risk

Great Panther Mining has a beta of 2.05, indicating that its share price is 105% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Great Panther Mining’s rivals have a beta of 0.47, indicating that their average share price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500.


Great Panther Mining rivals beat Great Panther Mining on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

Great Panther Mining Company Profile

Great Panther Mining Limited operates as a precious metals mining and exploration company. It explores for gold, silver, copper, lead, and zinc ores. The company operates three mines, including the Tucano gold mine in Amapá State, Brazil, as well as two silver mines in Mexico; and the Guanajuato mine complex and the Topia mine in Mexico. Its exploration properties also include the El Horcón, Santa Rosa, and Plomo projects in Mexico; and the Argosy project in Canada. The company was formerly known as Great Panther Silver Limited and changed its name to Great Panther Mining Limited in March 2019. Great Panther Mining Limited was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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