Critical Analysis: Alamos Gold (AGI) & Its Competitors
Alamos Gold (NYSE: AGI) is one of 61 publicly-traded companies in the “Gold Mining” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Alamos Gold to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability and dividends.
This is a breakdown of current ratings for Alamos Gold and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Alamos Gold Competitors||471||1832||2141||48||2.39|
Alamos Gold pays an annual dividend of $0.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.3%. Alamos Gold pays out 100.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Gold Mining” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.0% and pay out 57.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Alamos Gold lags its peers as a dividend stock, given its lower dividend yield and higher payout ratio.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
63.0% of Alamos Gold shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 44.2% of shares of all “Gold Mining” companies are held by institutional investors. 7.9% of shares of all “Gold Mining” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Alamos Gold and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Alamos Gold||$482.20 million||-$17.90 million||316.00|
|Alamos Gold Competitors||$2.41 billion||-$32.21 million||180.95|
Alamos Gold’s peers have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Alamos Gold. Alamos Gold is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Risk and Volatility
Alamos Gold has a beta of 0.46, suggesting that its share price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alamos Gold’s peers have a beta of -0.11, suggesting that their average share price is 111% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Alamos Gold and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Alamos Gold Competitors||-2,998.75%||-8.66%||-3.99%|
Alamos Gold beats its peers on 9 of the 15 factors compared.
Alamos Gold Company Profile
Alamos Gold Inc. is a Canada-based mid-tier gold producer. The Company owns and operates the Mulatos Mine, as well as the Esperanza, Agi Dagi, Kirazli and Camyurt gold development projects. The Mulatos mine is located within the 30,536 hectares Salamandra group of concessions in the state of Sonora in northwest Mexico. The Esperanza Gold Project is a development stage asset located in south-central Mexico in the state of Morelos. Agi Dagi and Kirazli gold development projects are located in Canakkale Province on the Biga Peninsula of northwestern Turkey. The Camyurt project is located near southeast of Canakkale, Turkey. In addition, the Company owns a 100% interest in the Quartz Mountain Property, which is located on the northern extension of the prolific Basin and Range Province of Nevada in Oregon.
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