Augusta Gold (OTCMKTS:AUGG – Get Rating) is one of 106 public companies in the “Metal mining” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Augusta Gold to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and institutional ownership.
Volatility and Risk
Augusta Gold has a beta of 1, indicating that its share price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.Comparatively, Augusta Gold’s rivals have a beta of 0.52, indicating that their average share price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings for Augusta Gold and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Augusta Gold Competitors||779||2515||2863||131||2.37|
Augusta Gold currently has a consensus price target of $3.50, suggesting a potential upside of 104.93%. As a group, “Metal mining” companies have a potential upside of 24.50%. Given Augusta Gold’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Augusta Gold is more favorable than its rivals.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Augusta Gold and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Augusta Gold||N/A||$3.45 million||9.49|
|Augusta Gold Competitors||$8.26 billion||$2.12 billion||-6.45|
Augusta Gold’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Augusta Gold. Augusta Gold 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.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
24.9% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are held by institutional investors. 60.2% of Augusta Gold shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.4% of shares of all “Metal mining” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Augusta Gold and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Augusta Gold Competitors||-132.33%||6.11%||0.09%|
Augusta Gold beats its rivals on 9 of the 13 factors compared.
Augusta Gold Company Profile (Get Rating)
Augusta Gold Corp., a junior exploration company, engages in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties in the United States. It primarily explores for gold, silver, and other metals. The company holds interests in the Bullfrog gold project located in the Bullfrog Hills of Nye County, Nevada. It also owns, controls, or has acquired mineral rights on Federal patented and unpatented mining claims in the state of Nevada for the purpose of exploration and potential development of metals on a total of approximately 7,800 acres of land. The company was formerly known as Bullfrog Gold Corp. and changed its name to Augusta Gold Corp. in January 2021. Augusta Gold Corp. was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
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