Klondex Mines (NASDAQ: KLDX) is one of 66 publicly-traded companies in the “Gold Mining” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Klondex Mines to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Klondex Mines and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Klondex Mines 0 0 3 0 3.00
Klondex Mines Competitors 484 1848 2173 49 2.39

Klondex Mines currently has a consensus price target of $5.75, suggesting a potential upside of 162.56%. As a group, “Gold Mining” companies have a potential upside of 47.50%. Given Klondex Mines’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Klondex Mines is more favorable than its rivals.

Profitability

This table compares Klondex Mines and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Klondex Mines N/A N/A N/A
Klondex Mines Competitors -2,793.92% -9.62% -4.57%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

43.6% of shares of all “Gold Mining” companies are held by institutional investors. 7.9% of shares of all “Gold Mining” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Klondex Mines has a beta of 0.13, meaning that its share price is 87% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Klondex Mines’ rivals have a beta of -0.12, meaning that their average share price is 112% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Klondex Mines and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Klondex Mines N/A N/A -36.50
Klondex Mines Competitors $2.41 billion -$32.21 million 154.47

Klondex Mines’ rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Klondex Mines. Klondex Mines 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.

Summary

Klondex Mines beats its rivals on 7 of the 11 factors compared.

About Klondex Mines

Klondex Mines Ltd is a Canada-based gold and silver mining company. The Company focuses on exploration, development and production of over two gold and silver projects in north central Nevada, being the Fire Creek mine located in Lander County, Nevada, the Midas mine and ore milling facility located in Nevada. Its segments include Fire Creek, Midas, True North, and Corporate and other. Its over 1,000 tons per day milling facility processes mineralized materials from the Midas Mine and the Fire Creek Mine. The Midas Mine is a gold-silver vein deposit located a mile from the town of Midas, Nevada. It also owns an underground mine project located in Manitoba, Canada, which includes the Rice Lake Mine and Mill complex, and early-stage exploration properties located in the State of Nevada, the United States, and Manitoba and Ontario, Canada. The Company’s milling and processing facilities are located at Midas process ore from both Midas and Fire Creek in the State of Nevada.

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