Critical Contrast: Pretium Resources (PVG) & Its Peers
Pretium Resources (NYSE: PVG) is one of 104 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Mining” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Pretium Resources to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
43.3% of Pretium Resources shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.3% of shares of all “Integrated Mining” companies are owned by institutional investors. 12.1% of shares of all “Integrated Mining” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Pretium Resources and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Pretium Resources Competitors||915||2956||3030||82||2.33|
Pretium Resources presently has a consensus target price of $15.58, indicating a potential upside of 79.74%. As a group, “Integrated Mining” companies have a potential upside of 7.01%. Given Pretium Resources’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Pretium Resources is more favorable than its rivals.
Volatility and Risk
Pretium Resources has a beta of 0.14, indicating that its stock price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Pretium Resources’ rivals have a beta of 0.81, indicating that their average stock price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Pretium Resources and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Pretium Resources Competitors||-15,080.23%||-3.16%||-2.52%|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Pretium Resources and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Pretium Resources||N/A||-$16.23 million||-54.19|
|Pretium Resources Competitors||$6.81 billion||$2.78 billion||-17.90|
Pretium Resources’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Pretium Resources. Pretium Resources 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.
Pretium Resources beats its rivals on 7 of the 12 factors compared.
About Pretium Resources
Pretium Resources Inc. is a Canada-based exploration and development company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of precious metal resource properties in the Americas. The Company’s projects include Brucejack Project and the Snowfield Project, both of which are located in northwestern British Columbia. The Company’s focus is on advancing the Brucejack Project to production as a high-grade gold underground mine. The Brucejack Project is the Company’s material mineral project, which is located approximately 950 kilometers northwest of Vancouver, British Columbia, and over 65 kilometers north-northwest of Stewart, British Columbia. The Brucejack Project consists of approximately four mining leases and over six mineral claims totaling approximately 3,050 hectares in area. The Snowfield Project borders the Brucejack Project to the north and consists of over one mineral claim with an area of approximately 1,267.43 hectares.
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