Critical Review: Augusta Gold (AUGG) and Its Peers

Augusta Gold (OTCMKTS:AUGGGet 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 businesses based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and dividends.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Augusta Gold and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Augusta Gold N/A $3.45 million 8.89
Augusta Gold Competitors $8.26 billion $2.12 billion -6.59

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 hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Augusta Gold and its rivals, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Augusta Gold 0 0 1 0 3.00
Augusta Gold Competitors 784 2518 2871 131 2.37

Augusta Gold presently has a consensus price target of $3.50, indicating a potential upside of 118.75%. As a group, “Metal mining” companies have a potential upside of 27.32%. Given Augusta Gold’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Augusta Gold is more favorable than its rivals.


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 N/A 61.21% 38.64%
Augusta Gold Competitors -132.33% 6.11% 0.09%

Volatility & 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.


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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